Hotel Sustainability

Eco-Friendly Initiatives at Viceroy Washington DC

Viceroy Washington DC is engaged in an ongoing process of implementing environmental hotel and sustainability initiatives. This course of action begins by creating a written environmental and sustainability policy and enacting a water and energy savings plan and comprehensive recycling programs. Learn more about sustainability at Viceroy Hotels & Resorts.

Sustainability Practices

Guest Services

Guests can receive their folios via email at check-out, reducing the need for printed records.

Environmentally friendly key cards created with biodegradable paper made from sustainably sourced wood fiber.

Hotel key card energy-saving unit: Power is shut off unless the key card is placed in the unit.

Water Conservation

A percentage of the fixtures installed in the hotel are low flow, meaning they use significantly less water than ordinary fixtures.

An active plan has been established to reduce chlorine usage in the swimming pool.

Viceroy Washington DC has implemented a linen and towel reuse program for our guests.

Green Housekeeping

Our housekeeping staff utilizes in-house cleaning products that are non-toxic and hypoallergenic, ensuring that the air in your room is healthy, clean, and fresh.

All products, including soaps, shampoo, and conditioner for the guest bathrooms and public restrooms are eco-friendly.

Large-format refillable soap, shampoo, and conditioner bottles are used in all guest bathrooms, saving thousands of plastic bottles each month.

Reduced Emissions

Guests with hybrid cars receive $10 off overnight parking nightly.

On-Site Garage features a select quantity of parking spots equipped with electric charging stations.

Waste Management

We have a comprehensive recycling program that includes light bulbs, glass, cardboard, paper, cell phones, batteries, and printer cartridges.

Viceroy Washington DC features PressReader©, allowing our guests to access hundreds of publications digitally, reducing waste from delivery of printed copies.

Energy Savings

A majority of the hotel is equipped with LED lightbulbs, which utilize up to 80% less energy and last up to 25 times longer than traditional, incandescent lightbulbs.

Motion sensors are utilized in guestrooms for HVAC thermostats serving to decrease energy waste.

Window treatment best practices are implemented during the summer months to reduce heat gain from the windows.

Window treatment best practices implemented during winter months to use heat gain from windows to supplement the in-room heat.