Hilton's lifestyle Canopy brand coming to D.C. area

(Canopy by Hilton Washington, D.C.)

Canopy by Hilton, Hilton Worldwide’s new lifestyle hotel brand, is developing a Canopy by Hilton in Washington, D.C., alongside a joint venture between The Buccini/Pollin Group and Federal Realty.

Construction is already under way at the Canopy by Hilton in Washington, D.C. Bethesda North, which is slated to open in the fall of 2017. The 177-room hotel has 23 suites and two three-bay Presidential suites, and is located at 11580 Old Georgetown Road, at the center of Pike & Rose, a new mixed-use development consisting of restaurants, retailers and live performance venues.

“Bethesda is an ideal neighborhood for our Canopy by Hilton brand,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton. “The community is both a business hub and recreational destination with attractive shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. We’re confident that our hotel will reflect the best of the neighborhood through locally inspired design and food and drink. Canopy by Hilton Bethesda North will add to the vibrant local scene.”

Canopy by Hilton Washington, D.C. Bethesda North is inspired and influenced by its local surroundings, and will be home to a bistro highlighting D.C. favorites like soft shell crabs and half-smokes from Ben’s Chili Bowl. Produce will be sourced from Maryland farms located within 50 miles of the hotel. The hotel's bar will serve local beers from breweries including Baying Hound Aleworks in Rockville, Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring and Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick, as well as DC Brau Brewing Company. Guests will have access to gluten-free Meringue Rose Cookies from Bethesda’s Red Bandana Bakery. Also, Wi-Fi and a local artisanal breakfast will be included in the room rate. The hotel also has 4,350 square feet of meeting space and a 3,100-square-foot ballroom.

The White Flint station on the Metro’s Red Line, just one block from the hotel, allows guests to access downtown Bethesda, Rockville, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Both Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) are within 25 miles of the hotel and Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) is roughly 36 miles away.