Terri Jannes Interiors designs ‘Veep’ suite of Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C.

Terri Jannes Interiors designs ‘Veep’ suite of Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C.
The new guest suite pays homage to the comedy, Veep, with original furniture, props and memorabilia from the show. Photo credit: Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C.

Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C. collaborated with HBO to design a presidential suite and lounge inspired by the network's Emmy award-winning series "Veep." The new guest suite pays homage to the comedy with original furniture, props and memorabilia from the show.

Hamilton Hotel worked with Terri Jannes Interiors, based in Weston, Connecticut to design the suite and oval office, using original pieces from HBO.

Upon arriving on the hotel's 12th floor, where the suite is located, there is a replica of President Selina Meyer's Oval Office in the common area. Curated in conjunction with set designers and prop masters from the series' production and HBO, original props include the Presidential Resolute Desk, a presidential seal area rug, a grandfather clock, an oversized portrait of Selina, and other photographs, art and decorative objects.

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Adorning the hallway to the one-bedroom "Selina Meyer Presidential Suite" are other cast photographs from different seasons.

Inside the suite, guests are transported to Selina's brownstone residence through original set props and mementos from her home. The space includes a framed Smith College diploma, Catherine and Selina family photos, a Vice Presidential china plate with Selina's photo, a throw pillow of Mount Rushmore featuring Selina's face, and multiple other photos and decorative objects. The suite's living room also has original furniture from the brownstone, including Selina's bar cabinet, a console table and a writing table.

Originally designed by the French-born architect Jules-Henrí de Sibour in 1922, Hamilton Hotel Washington, D.C. is a 318-room art deco property at 14th and K Streets that is currently undergoing a transformation. All renovations are expected to be completed in Spring 2019, with changes being made to the property’s lobby, restaurant and bar.

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