Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Washington, D.C. – The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) has announced that Washington Hilton is the chosen Location of the Month (LOTM) for March 2024. This historic hotel opened its doors in 1965 and has since hosted 11 US Presidents and historic performances by The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, John Legend, The Temptations, Tony Bennett, and Aretha Franklin.

Located in the heart of Washington D.C, Washington Hilton offers a contemporary urban retreat with stunning views of the city. The hotel is situated in some of the most popular neighborhoods in D.C., including Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan, U Street Corridor, and Embassy Row. 

"We are thrilled to feature the iconic Washington Hilton as our Location of the Month for March 2024. Its rich history, stunning views, and world-class amenities make it an ideal location for any production. We are excited to see how filmmakers will bring this unique blend of contemporary urban retreat and historic charm to life on screen," says Director LaToya Foster.

Apart from its rich history, the hotel boasts over 118,000 square feet of meeting and event space, an 11,000 square-foot courtyard with fire pits and water features, a state-of-the-art health club, and various dining options. The hotel's experienced concierge is always available to provide local recommendations and make guest reservations. 


Overall, Washington Hilton provides a unique blend of contemporary urban retreat and historic charm, making it a perfect Location of the Month for March 2024.

"Washington Hilton is honored to be recognized by OCTFME. For over half a century, our hotel has stood as a pillar of history and hospitality in the heart of our nation's capital. Our iconic mid-century International Ballroom has been the backdrop to legendary events and proudly hosted consecutive presidents. We're excited to invite the entertainment industry to discover the perfect blend of legacy and contemporary flair for their next cinematic endeavor," says Hotel General Manager, Ken Jarka.

To find more information about Washington Hiton visit: https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/dcawhhh-washington-hilton/ or follow them on instagram: @WashingtonHilton.  


The "Location of the Month" initiative is part of the agency's mission to market and support District locales as entertainment destinations, and media production locations. LOTM brings attention to the wide range of cinematically compelling locations available for events, and to film and television productions.               
If you have a suggestion for a future OCTFME "Location of the Month," we would love to hear from you. If you own or manage a D.C. business, venue, or location to be considered as a "Location of the Month," please use this nomination form and tell us all about it.

The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music and Entertainment (OCTFME), an award-winning District of Columbia Government agency, leads the city’s extensive efforts to build and support a sustainable film, music, and entertainment creative economy and labor market.  Additionally, OCTFME serves as the city’s cable television service provider regulator and as the customer service hub for cable subscribers. 

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