Salon Roi is a beautifully restored four story historic townhouse, within walking distance from two major Washington hotels (Omni Shoreham and Marriott Wardman Park). The Salon is on the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Calvert Street in Northwest of Washington’s Woodley Park (two blocks from the Washington National Zoo) and just a minute walk from the Woodley Park Zoo/Adams Morgan metro station.
Salon Roi is known to many Washingtonians as the site of the mural of legendary film star Marilyn Monroe, which graces the upper levels of the Salon’s southern exterior wall and was created by artist John Bailey in 1980 for Mr. Roi Barnard’s 40th birthday. The mural has become something of Washington landmark, reproduced in paintings, T-shirts, calendars and postcards. It is even a stop on the route of the Old Towne Trolley, a roving tour bus. Salon Roi was the first full-service unisex salon in Washington, and has remained at its original location since 1969. In 1981, it was named “Best Salon” by Washingtonian Magazine. In subsequent years, Salon Roi has continued to grow, retain existing clients, and attract new clients of all ages. At Salon Roi our mission is to create an environment where your every need is anticipated, a place where you feel so welcome that you may never want to leave. Our warm interior adds to this atmosphere.
Enjoy a unique collection of Marilyn Monroe memorabilia throughout the salon and spa. Warm yourself in winter time by our fireplace with a cup of hot tea or coffee by your side. We offer exceptional hair and spa services that leave you feeling satisfied, pampered, and recharged. Our expert stylists can provide any hair style and color you want and our hair extension service can add instant creativity and glamour to your style. The spa also offers massages, manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing, lash extensions, makeup artistry, & permanent makeup.
At Salon Roi our experienced and certified professionals will provide you with proven results and complete satisfaction on any occasion. We do offer special bridal, birthday, and pedicure parties to celebrate special occasions for you and your friends. Also, gift certificates and unique gift baskets are available for birthdays, Valentine’s Day, wedding gifts or any other occasion! For more details, talk to one of our front desk coordinators.
We are always looking for ways to contribute and give back to the community. We participate in Locks of Love, a public non-profit organization that provides hair to children under the age of 18 who are suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. If you have long hair and wish to donate we will offer 20% off on hair services in return and ship the hair for you. Contact us for more information.