When You Visit
The George Town Club is open to members, their guests, and members of reciprocal clubs.
Centrally located in the historic district of Georgetown, at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Volta Place. We are approximately six miles from Reagan National airport (DCA) and two miles from the White House. In lieu of onsite overnight accommodations, the Club maintains relationships with local area hotels that offer preferred booking rates to our members and guests, specific details can be viewed under the Membership Benefits page of the website.
Please make a note of the following house rules before you visit the George Town Club. Please call or e-mail the Reservationist at [email protected] or call (202) 333-9330 with any questions.
The George Town Club
1530 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
It is the responsibility of members to assure that their guests are aware of and abide by the Traditions & House Rules while acting in accordance with the Bylaws of the Club. Members sponsoring functions will be held accountable for the actions of the non-members and it is the responsibility of the member to identify their guests to staff. As a reminder, The George Town Club is a cash free club and all charges must be settled against your sponsoring members account or a credit card prior to departure. Children must remain in the same room as their parents, who are responsible for assuring that children do not disrupt other members and guests.
Cell Phone/PDA Policy
The use of electronic devices is prohibited in public areas of the Clubhouse. Members and their guests may accept calls in the first floor reception area for urgent communications only. In the case that you are required to take a phone call, please ask the receptionist for available options.
Jackets are required for men, and commensurate dress is expected for women, in all areas of the Club except for the Grill. Ties, though still encouraged in the Main Dining Room, are no longer required. In the Grill, a more casual dress permits collared shirts and dress blue jeans. Tattered jeans, t-shirts, shorts, sneakers and flip-flops are not permitted anywhere in the Club. The only exceptions are national-dress, military, or religious attire. Seasonal modifications are announced through the member newsletter as needed. The staff is authorized to report violations and violators may be subject to disciplinary action. It remains the responsibility of the member to ensure all guests and dependents follow the Dress Code regulations.
Service Charge, Gratuities, and Sales Tax
In accordance with Club Bylaws, Club employees are not permitted to accept any cash gratuities with the exception of valet attendants. A service charge of 20% is applied to all food and beverage charges and is added to each member’s bill. Members wishing to show gratitude for exemplary service have the opportunity to add additional gratuity when settling charges. A 10% DC sales tax is applied to all food and beverage charges.
Alcoholic Beverages & Smoking
The Club's serves alcoholic beverages in accordance with DC Law. As such, only persons 21 years of age or older may purchase or consume alcoholic beverages at the Club and the Club reserves the right to refuse service of alcoholic beverages. A corkage fee will be charged per bottle of outside wine consumed on Club premise. Outside liquor may never be brought in, nor may alcoholic beverages of any kind be taken off premise.
The Club is a smoke-free environment and no smoking on or around the Club premises is permitted.