Options for Inauguration Accomodations

The Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington, DC 20008

"Live Like a President" at the Omni Shoreham Hotel

Washington D.C. (Nov. 17, 2008) – From Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush, the historic Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC has played host to presidents for over 75 years and now offers a way for its guests to “Live Like the President” with its 2009 Inauguration Packages, the “44th Commander-In-Chief” and the “58th Inauguration.”  Packed with presidential perks, these packages are unlike any others.  Guests will receive first-class treatment during their stay, highlighted by witnessing history at the “A New Birth of Freedom” Inaugural events including the swearing-in ceremony, parade and gala.

 “We are excited to celebrate this special time for our country by offering guests a memorable experience of monumental proportions,” said Ann Peterson, general manager of the hotel.  “From a private jet to a jewelry shopping spree and a 24/7 personal concierge, these packages will make guests the ultimate DC insiders.”

The 44th Commander-In-Chief Package is $440,000 for a four-night stay for four guests in the two-bedroom Shoreham Presidential Suite.  The package also includes:

To complete the exceptional experience, the package will surpass the West Wing when guests set out on their own to Russia with a “Foreign Policy Trip" five-night gift certificate to the Kempinski Hotel Moika 22 in St. Petersburg, Russia and first-class roundtrip airfare for four. The Omni Shoreham Hotel will also donate a portion of the package price to the purchasers’ charity of choice.

The 58th Inauguration Package is $58,000 and includes a four-night stay in a one-bedroom Presidential Suite. The package also includes: 

The Omni Shoreham Hotel’s Live Like a President 2009 inaugural packages will be available January 17-23, 2009.  The packages must be pre-paid, are non-refundable and require a minimum seven-day advance purchase.  Rates do not include taxes, and the offer is subject to availability.  Guest may contact the hotel’s director of marketing, Paul Sharp, to book the package at 202-756-5112.

About the Omni Shoreham Hotel
Since 1930, the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. has played host to presidents, world leaders and inaugural balls, making it a true historic Washington landmark. Located in one of the most influential cities of the world with 834 luxury guest rooms, this grand luxury hotel offers a resort atmosphere and a personal taste of politics, culture, art and music at its best. The four-diamond Omni Shoreham Hotel is nestled on 11 acres in picturesque Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington, DC and is only steps away from the National Zoo. 

About Omni Hotels
Omni Hotels creates compelling, memorable guest experiences at 43 luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America.  From exceptional golf and spa retreats to dynamic business settings, each location features four-diamond services, including award-winning signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique fitness options.  Omni’s mission for total customer service is further supported by its “Power of One” program that empowers associates to make on-the-spot decisions to meet or exceed guest expectations.  Guests can locate hotels and book accommodations by visiting www.omnihotels.com or by calling 1-800-THE-OMNI.

The Fairmont Washington, DC
2401 M Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037

The Eco-Inaugural Package
Members of all political parties will celebrate in Green if they choose The Fairmont Washington D.C.’s Eco-Inaugural Package during the 56th Presidential Inauguration.

The Fairmont’s First Couple will stay in the Eco-chic two-bedroom Lexus Hybrid Living Suite on the hotel’s luxurious Fairmont Gold Floor. Kelly LaPlante, of LA’s Kelly LaPlante Organic Interior Design, is responsible for the design. Organic materials and rapidly renewable resources, such as bamboo, have been used in the creation of the Lexus Hybrid Living Suite. 

The Lexus LS 600h L Hybrid Luxury Vehicle and the Linda Loudermilk Organic Gown will be on display at the hotel prior to the Inauguration.

Luxury eco™ redefines sustainability with radical design that gives back to the earth. Linda Loudermilk clothing outfits the movement, providing the uniform for this new kind of earth warrior – an infusion of hope for an abused but resilient planet.  She is the most effective form of dichotomy by bringing edgy to the classic beauty of the human form.  Mother nature is her muse, providing the simplistic example of darkness and light.  http://www.lindaloudermilk.com/

As the only luxury automotive company selling three low-emission hybrid vehicles, Lexus is a leader in offering products that minimize the impact on the earth without sacrificing style and luxury. Lexus is bringing like-minded individuals and companies together through its Hybrid Living initiative, a series of events and a web portal that showcases luxury products made with sustainability top-of-mind.  Lexus Hybrid Living helps to define and inspire a new eco-luxury lifestyle by featuring furniture, fashion, art, food, architectural structures and other products that are kinder to the environment. For more information, please visit www.Lexus.com/hybridliving

The National Geographic Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is “Inspiring people to care about the planet.”

Package Includes:

This package is available January 18-21, 2009, and is based on availability and double occupancy.


The price of this four-night, once-in-a-lifetime experience is $40,000.00.

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
1150 22nd Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20037

Politically Correct
January 17, 2009, through January 21, 2009
Starting at $50,000 USD

Celebrate change with the only politically correct package for Inauguration 2009.

As the world watches, a new president of the United States of America will take the country's highest office this January. Regardless of the new president’s political party affiliation, Inauguration 2009 promises to be like no other. Those looking to be at the epicenter of the festivities are invited to celebrate this historic change and the new administration with the economic-minded $50,000 Politically Correct Package at The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. In the spirit of affordable luxury with a philanthropic endeavor, the Politically Correct Package will be the only politically correct package in town.

The socially conscious, four-night Inauguration celebration includes a one-of-a-kind jewelry piece from Judith Ripka commissioned by Saks Fifth Avenue in honor of Inauguration 2009. The Heart of the Nation pendant that Judith has created exclusively for The Ritz-Carlton and Saks Fifth Avenue Chevy Chase’s Politically Correct package is a unique piece which will be created in 18k white gold, white diamonds (.212 cttw), rubies (4.75 ctttw) and blue sapphires (.40 cttw), and will be placed on a white twisted silk cord with a signature Judith Ripka heart clasp. The retail price of the pendant is $8,000.

Other services and amenities in the package include: