Unusually large rooms that are done up with splashes of emerald, sapphire, ruby, and other jewel tones, on wallpaper, down comforter, armoire, and armchair. This boutique hotel is into New Age wellness with a well equipped yoga room and no smoking policy in the rooms.
The Topaz lies on a quiet residential street whose front-of-the-house windows overlook picturesque town houses.
Facilities: Bar/restaurant (innovative American with an Asian influence); access to nearby health club ($5 per guest), 24-hr. concierge, 24-hr. business center, room service (7am-11pm), same-day laundry service, dry cleanin, 5 rooms for those w/limited mobility, 2 w/roll-in showers.
1733 N St. NW
Between 17th and 18th sts, Dupont Circle
Phone 800/424-2950, 202/393-3000
Web site www.topazhotel.com