The Spa by Ivanka Trump at Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C.

A hidden oasis in D.C.
Hidden inside Trump International Hotel, Washington, D.C., underneath the buzzing Benjamin Bar and Lounge and BLT Prime by David Burke, The Spa by Ivanka Trump is a surprisingly understated boutique gem.

The 10,000-square-foot spa and fitness center — designed by Ivanka Trump — are located on the hotel’s lower level, the area where the former working post office once received mail carts from the nearby train tracks.

Candlelit and intimate in a soothing palette of light gray, the spa invites you to choose one of three “intentions” (calm, energize or restore) and enjoy treatments and aromatherapy designed to fulfill those goals.

A boutique salon offering manicures and pedicures or makeup touch-ups ensures that you’ll leave camera ready, while a guests-only fitness center, filled with the latest Technogym equipment, makes it easy to stay fit while on the road.
Our Inspector's Highlights
  • Arrive early to relax in the "Sanctuary," a tranquil relaxation room featuring a unique waterfall and private loungers.
  • Select a treatment based on your daily intention — to calm, energize or restore. Each uses different aromatherapy oils, and massages can even be customized to fit your desired mood.
  • Instead of packages, book a ritual. These curated and combined 90-minute experiences include custom elements like a rhassoul clay wrap, a full body stretch or a lymphatic massage.
  • Take the elevator right up to your room post-treatment — the spa is privately perched on a lower floor, so no need to hit the lobby and see (or be seen) sans makeup.
Things to Know
  • The D.C. spa is tucked away below the lobby — there’s no exterior entrance, so you must enter through the main hotel or take the elevator down from your room. 
  • As a guest of the hotel, you'll enjoy first priority in booking spa appointments. 
  • Add-ons, like scalp massages, eye de-puffing treatments or brow shaping, are available.
The Treatments
  • We prefer the personalized massage, where you can mix modalities depending on the needs of the day, and include enhancements like hot stones and aromatherapy.
  • The quenching Hydrafacial is the spa’s most popular face service. It works well pre-event to get that red carpet glow.
  • The small but well-appointed two-station salon can complete a makeup touch-up after your treatment or give a mani-pedi with a well-curated selection of new CND nail polish colors.
The Facilities
  • The intimate D.C. spa has only six rooms, one of which is designed for couples. Book on a weekday and you’ll have almost total privacy.
  • The space feels cozy and intimate in a palette of soothing grays and candlelit accents, giving it a different vibe from the bold blues and gold of the hotel above.
  • For the ultimate relaxation, book an experience for two in the couple’s suite, or add on a 30-minute treatment extension to use the private spa area that includes a detoxifying Himalayan salt chamber, a small sitting area and an experiential shower.
  • The locker room (stocked with Natura Bissé products) is great for a post-treatment shower, and boasts a small steam room.
Getting There
1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
The Spa by Ivanka Trump at Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C.
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