If you’re looking for proximity to the White House, the W Hotel’s POV is hard to beat: the rooftop terrace has such great views of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue that you can see the snipers lurking on the roof. The bar gets packed in good weather so reservations are recommended.
515 5th St NW
|Cross street:||between 14th and 15th Sts|
|Opening hours:||Mon–Thu, Sun 11 am–midnight; Fri–Sat 11 am–2pm|
|Transport:||Metro Center Metro|