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The Most Bonkers Inauguration Packages From Area Hotels

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Once the winner of the presidential election was decided last November, local hotels leapt into action to come up with the most over-the-top Inauguration packages for the January 21st event. Because what better way to celebrate democracy than a weekend of stratospheric level perks? There are shopping sprees in the tens of thousands of dollars, jewelry fit for a queen, and—natch—chauffers, champagne, and dinner at the best restaurants. The most bonkers of them all has got to be the JW Marriot that is offering 300 of their rooms plus $800,000 in food and drinks for the total price of $2.7M, but the most innovative of them all is the Madison hotel with a package that includes a social media butler in the $47,000 package. She will be on hand to manage the guests' personal Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Tumblr feeds so that they can enjoy the weekend instead of spending time taking pictures and uploading them. For more crazy amenities check out our map after the jump.



· Inauguration packages at area hotels include chauffeurs, caviar and champagne [WaPo]
· Inauguration hotel buyouts cost as much as $2.7M [ABC]
· The Madison Hotel Prepares for Inauguration [OfficialSite]
· The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C. Offers "Access Washington" Package for Inauguration 2013 [Official Site]

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1. The Madison Hotel

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1177 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 862-1600
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Four days of blue-blooded catering does not come cheap. How not cheap? $47,000 or nearly $12,000 per day! But hold on: For $500 an hour, you will certainly live like a king because it includes a $5,000 shopping experience with Brooks Brothers so the perfect ensemble is ready to go. No worries about posting jealousy-enducing pics on Instagram because (of course) you'll have a Social Media Butler to handle all the tweeting, texting, and uploading. And to avoid the chaos of the city, there's also a night at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg. Plus, 22 of your friends can roll as a baller with a private VIP tour.

2. The Ritz-Carlton

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1150 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 835-0500
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Four days of extravagance is on the table at the Ritz, and all for the paltry price of $100,000. For 100 G's, you can really "Access Washington" with perks galore, including viewing the Inaugural Parade at the Newseum, outfits selected by Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase to make sure you look like you spent a fortune for the weekend, and a diamond and ruby pin because why not? You'll get to experience life at POTUS with a tour through the back doors to learn how VVIPs arrive securely and stealthily.

3. JW Marriott Hotel

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1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 393-2000
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For $2.7M, yes, millions of dollars will mean you and 300 of your closest friends will be well taken care of during the epic Inauguration Weekend. Four nights at several of the hotel's premier suites, access to the parade entrance, and $800,000 worth of food and drink. That's a hell of a lot of champagne.

4. The Fairmont

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2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 429-2400
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For the Presidential Package, no detail is left to chance. For $100,000, the package includes a shopping spree at Saks, use of fake agents to make you feel secure, chauffeur service in a BMW 7-Series, and matching Rolexes for you and your boo. And MObama's favorite flowers will be delivered to your Presidential Suite, so you'll feel just like FLOTUS, at least for the weekend.

5. Park Hyatt

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1299 24th St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 789-1234
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Dropping the same amount of dough in a weekend as the price on a high-end luxe car needs to feel like it's worth it. At $57,000, the perks are practically priceless. (Not really because they do require green.) Not only do you get VIP treatment in the Presidential Suites, but a VIP tour of the Kennedy Center, a personalized Windsor-style rocking chair, and cured meats. It may be strange, but everyone has their particular tastes.

6. Hotel Madera

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1310 New Hampshire Ave
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-7600
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Kimpton properties are known for being unique, and at Dupont's Hotel Madera, it's no exception. Rolling in at $320,000, the hotel's Inauguration Buyout Package includes not one or two suites, but the entire 82-room hotel. And to keep it edgy and a bit sexy depending on who's wearing it, you'll get an animal-print robe to wear to your private post-Inauguration social at Firefly.

7. Morrison House Hotel

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116 S Alfred St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 838-8000
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For only 200 G's, this Kimpton property is a "more affordable" option to its sister site, Hotel Madera. The Morrison House Hotel in Old Town Alexandria will give you access to all 45 rooms, a butler at your beck-and-call, silk PJs, and more alcohol than you and your buddies can handle. Seriously, drinking $200,000 worth of booze takes a lot of practice.

8. The Fairfax at Embassy Row

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2100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 293-2100
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Starting at a modest $4,000, the upscale Fairfax at Embassy Row has Inauguration Weekend packages for those who want to indulge without entirely emptying the bank account. The packages include a night tour of DC monuments, inaugural gifts, and semi-private tour of former Presidential pads.

1. The Madison Hotel

1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Four days of blue-blooded catering does not come cheap. How not cheap? $47,000 or nearly $12,000 per day! But hold on: For $500 an hour, you will certainly live like a king because it includes a $5,000 shopping experience with Brooks Brothers so the perfect ensemble is ready to go. No worries about posting jealousy-enducing pics on Instagram because (of course) you'll have a Social Media Butler to handle all the tweeting, texting, and uploading. And to avoid the chaos of the city, there's also a night at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg. Plus, 22 of your friends can roll as a baller with a private VIP tour.

1177 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

2. The Ritz-Carlton

1150 22nd St. NW, Washington, DC 20037

Four days of extravagance is on the table at the Ritz, and all for the paltry price of $100,000. For 100 G's, you can really "Access Washington" with perks galore, including viewing the Inaugural Parade at the Newseum, outfits selected by Saks Fifth Avenue in Chevy Chase to make sure you look like you spent a fortune for the weekend, and a diamond and ruby pin because why not? You'll get to experience life at POTUS with a tour through the back doors to learn how VVIPs arrive securely and stealthily.

1150 22nd St. NW
Washington, DC 20037

3. JW Marriott Hotel

1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20024

For $2.7M, yes, millions of dollars will mean you and 300 of your closest friends will be well taken care of during the epic Inauguration Weekend. Four nights at several of the hotel's premier suites, access to the parade entrance, and $800,000 worth of food and drink. That's a hell of a lot of champagne.

1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20024

4. The Fairmont

2401 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037

For the Presidential Package, no detail is left to chance. For $100,000, the package includes a shopping spree at Saks, use of fake agents to make you feel secure, chauffeur service in a BMW 7-Series, and matching Rolexes for you and your boo. And MObama's favorite flowers will be delivered to your Presidential Suite, so you'll feel just like FLOTUS, at least for the weekend.

2401 M Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037

5. Park Hyatt

1299 24th St. NW, Washington, DC 20037

Dropping the same amount of dough in a weekend as the price on a high-end luxe car needs to feel like it's worth it. At $57,000, the perks are practically priceless. (Not really because they do require green.) Not only do you get VIP treatment in the Presidential Suites, but a VIP tour of the Kennedy Center, a personalized Windsor-style rocking chair, and cured meats. It may be strange, but everyone has their particular tastes.

1299 24th St. NW
Washington, DC 20037

6. Hotel Madera

1310 New Hampshire Ave, Washington, DC 20036

Kimpton properties are known for being unique, and at Dupont's Hotel Madera, it's no exception. Rolling in at $320,000, the hotel's Inauguration Buyout Package includes not one or two suites, but the entire 82-room hotel. And to keep it edgy and a bit sexy depending on who's wearing it, you'll get an animal-print robe to wear to your private post-Inauguration social at Firefly.

1310 New Hampshire Ave
Washington, DC 20036

7. Morrison House Hotel

116 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314

For only 200 G's, this Kimpton property is a "more affordable" option to its sister site, Hotel Madera. The Morrison House Hotel in Old Town Alexandria will give you access to all 45 rooms, a butler at your beck-and-call, silk PJs, and more alcohol than you and your buddies can handle. Seriously, drinking $200,000 worth of booze takes a lot of practice.

116 S Alfred St
Alexandria, VA 22314

8. The Fairfax at Embassy Row

2100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20008

Starting at a modest $4,000, the upscale Fairfax at Embassy Row has Inauguration Weekend packages for those who want to indulge without entirely emptying the bank account. The packages include a night tour of DC monuments, inaugural gifts, and semi-private tour of former Presidential pads.

2100 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20008