President-elect Obama and his family will stay at the historic Hay-Adams Hotel near the White House before his inauguration, reports The New York Times.

Obama, Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaMichelle Obama celebrates success of ‘Black Panther’ How textbooks shape teachers — not just their students Michelle Obama dedicates Valentine's Day playlist to Barack Obama MORE and their two daughters will stay at the hotel, across from Lafayette Park, starting this weekend. Sasha and Malia Obama begin classes at Sidwell Friends School on Monday.

The family had hoped to use the Blair House, the residence for presidential guests, but the Bush administration had it booked until Jan. 15.