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Topaz Hotel Review: Trendy, swanky and very pet-friendly, this establishment is setting new standards for the see and be seen crowds in downtown DC. It is in the heart of the action and offers interesting extras such as in-room fitness equipment and morning power drinks. With a well-dressed doorman to greet you and a popular bar and restaurant for late-night action, it caters to every aspect of your stay. The funky yet enticing atmosphere makes it seem as if Alice in Wonderland is being staged in a fancy hotel. Rooms are done in colorful stripes that contrast with cool solids in the comfy armchairs, plush comforters and painted furniture. Guests wake up to their daily horoscopes, enjoy energy-boosting drinks during power hour, and sip from a unique selection of teas before bed. History buffs will get a kick out of the fact that both Roosevelts visited this spot when it was an apartment building; hipsters will appreciate this option in a city that is often labeled as too conservative.