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A Lifestyle Hotel Management Group

Modus Hotels is a Washington DC Lifestyle Hotel Group that develops, owns and operates a portfolio of hotels and restaurants in various cities. Designed for the independent-minded traveler, each hotel in the collection offers a unique experience for those seeking an alternative to the predictability of an ordinary hotel. Our Ethos is to provide our guests with inventive, personal and approachable service and amenities in residentially styled settings.
Located in diverse cities and neighborhoods, we connect our guests with new experiences to make each stay unforgettable. Modus Hotels balance the style and hospitality of an intimate hotel experience with the space and comfort of a fully appointed suite or studio. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there is a Modus Hotel to fit your individual taste and lifestyle. Each one of our hotels tells a story, through its unique amenities and personalized service, to offer a truly different urban experience. Stay with us so we may share our favorite finds and unique aspects of the neighborhoods in which we are located, delivered by our talented and passionate colleagues.


Conrad Cafritz, the chairman of Cafritz Interests, Novus Residences, and Modus Hotels has been a leader in the Washington real estate community for more than 40 years, encompassing office, hotel, retail, residential, and industrial properties throughout the United States. Mr. Cafritz is the son of Morris Cafritz, who began developing real estate in Washington, DC in 1919 and became the city's most prolific developer during the mid-20th century. Conrad Cafritz joined his father's firm, The Cafritz Company, after graduating from Yale University in 1960. He soon established his own company, known to-day as Cafritz Interests, as well as the affiliated Modus Hotels. The company has grown steadily into a diverse, full-service real estate development company, owning as many as 120 properties at one time, representing a value of over $1.2 billion.