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The Jefferson: DC Luxury Hotel Honors America's Genius Third Prez

By December 31, 2012

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Thomas Jefferson would have approved of his namesake hotel near the White House.

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Luxury Travel writer Eric Levin is partial to both Jeffersoniana and historic hotels.

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And Eric was bowled over (in Revolutionary era argot, tenpinned) by this hotel.

The Jefferson is as tasteful as America's bon vivant third president.

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It's elegantly done up in neoclassical Monticello style. And it boasts enlightened dining plus a Port wine collection to rival the polymath prez's own cave.

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  • Take a look at the dignified rooms, acclaimed Plume restaurant, and high-society gym at The Jefferson in DC >>
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Photos of ©The Jefferson ©Stirling Elmendorf. TJ bust ©Eric Levin; lap pool ©University Club of Washington DC.

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