The Morrow Washington DC, Curio Collection by Hilton Opening Fall 2022
The highly anticipated lifestyle hotel The Morrow Washington DC, Curio Collection by Hilton is set to be unveiled in NoMa’s 3rd Street District in the fall of 2022.
Located at the crossroads of three of Washington, DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods, the hotel’s arrival will enhance NoMa, Union Market and H Street with a new center for the rapidly growing creative community.
The Morrow will feature 203 guest rooms, 16,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, and three dining and beverage venues from star chef Nicholas Stefanelli of well-known local hotspots Masseria, Philotimo and Officina. The Morrow Washington DC will be the district’s premier lifestyle hotel for business, group and leisure travel.
“We are incredibly excited to present The Morrow Washington DC this fall,” said Bill Webster, Director, Hotel Asset Management, MetLife Investment Management.
“It is an honor to join the local community in welcoming travelers to experience our new hospitality offering. The Morrow, as the name suggests, is about looking to the future and all the possibilities that tomorrow brings. We have built the hotel on this foundation to create an offering that is a source of energy and optimism.
Designed by Shalom Branes Associates, with guest rooms by Rottet Studio and common areas and dining outlets by INC Architecture, The Morrow Washington DC, Curio Collection by Hilton draws inspiration from and permeates the vibrant heritage of the surrounding NoMa neighborhood artistic throughout the entire property. Located on the last site of Central Armature Works, a century-old electrical manufacturing and repair company, the hotel is deeply rooted in Washington, DC history while representing a distinctly modern vision.
Design selections create a series of differentiated experiences ranging from light and airy to dark and contemplative, eliciting distinct atmospheres related to how a guest moves through the hotel during the day and bringing elements of contrast to the various activities of the hotel, from idleness and work to dinner. and well-being. An uplifting experience is created upon arrival with a bright and airy lobby with intimate seating areas. Above the lobby, the mezzanine features a state-of-the-art fitness center and extensive meeting space. The second floor features a nearly 3,000 square foot ballroom with multiple configuration options, an 834 square foot meeting room, and access to a lush outdoor terrace, where a sculpture inspired by a gantry crane makes homage to the industrial roots of the site.
A gastronomic destination
The hotel’s arrival brings NoMa sophisticated new dining and drinking venues operated by Michelin-starred chef Nicholas Stefanelli, including Le Clou, offering a modern take on the traditional French brasserie, Vesper, a whimsical and intimate cocktail bar , and Upstairs at The Morrow , a rooftop lounge and bar with stunning city views. The pinnacle of the area’s bar offering, Upstairs at The Morrow is surrounded by an expansive outdoor terrace and will offer guests stunning views of some of the city’s top sights. Located on the 11th floor, Vesper offers live music, inspired cocktails, great appetizers and caviar service. By day, the space provides a private backdrop for intimate business meetings and afternoon tea. Stefanelli and his team will also be responsible for all events, weddings and meeting spaces.
Stefanelli’s deep roots in the region date back to his upbringing in nearby suburban Maryland, where a strong influence from his Greek and Italian culinary heritage began to form his signature style, which he later perfected in class kitchens. from Galileo by Roberto Donna, to Maestro and Fiamma by Fabio Trabocchi, to the French Laundry by Thomas Keller. Run by Stefanelli, Masseria was nominated by RAMW for “New Restaurant of the Year” in 2016. That same year, the restaurant earned a star in DC’s first-ever Michelin Guide, an honor it received every year since. Stefanelli now offers world-class dining at Morrow Washington DC, bringing a new level of taste and dining experiences to the NoMa neighborhood. Stefanelli’s delicious menus feature a refined blend of European influences in sophisticated and elegant spaces.
The Morrow Washington DC, Curio Collection by Hilton is located in the heart of NoMa’s new 3rd Street District, a vibrant area of the city renowned for its artistic innovation and sustainability, sought-after culinary offerings, and rich industrial history. The location offers a dynamic blend of culture and convenience, with walking access to Union Station and the NoMa-Gallaudet U subway station, connecting guests to popular city and area destinations.