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The Fairmont Washington DC

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2401 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037 (Formerly The Monarch Hotel) (Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to say this is by far the best hotel I have stayed at. Nothing was too much trouble, lots of local info, great facilities, lovely staff and the rooms were impeccable. We were staying as part of our honeymoon trip to the USA and received exceptional customer service.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a modern Fairmont compared to those we have stayed in before but the service and staff were as excellent as ever . The location was good for restaurants and transport.Hotel is in need of a facelift as some areas were a little tired. Our room was a good size and very clean Would like to mention Kitty on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Your Review Beautiful hotel, good location, nice staffs. Room is big. overall layout is nice, but needs lots of maintenance: Old carpet, old furniture, dainty bath tub. Swimming pool is small and it belongs to a gym that has contract with the hotel where guests may utilize it.... Definitely do not feel like a 4 star hotel due to above... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Outstanding hotel with excellent service and extremely helpful people but awful internet. Very clean and attractive, but they could use ventilation fans in the bathrooms. The rooms are clean, and smell very good (do they perfume the ventilation?) but the elevators smelled bad. What's up with that?

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Houston, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here recently for several nights on business. The rooms was spacious and clean. The bathroom had nice fixtures (marble, rain head shower), towels were plush, and there were many grooming essentials. The lobby is big, has plenty of room for sitting and a very nice bar area. There is also live entertainment on Fridays and Saturday nights. The... More

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our short stay at this hotel. The room was clean and spacious. It had all the essentials. We found all the staff engaging and pleasant. The concierge was particularly helpful on a number of occasions. Well worth staying here.

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FairmontDC, Manager at The Fairmont Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you very much John W! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and value your feedback. It looks like you are a very experienced traveler and your professional insight is invaluable to us. We are especially grateful for your compliments toward our team. “Engaging and pleasant” are great ways to describe the individuals who work here.... More

Gould City, Michigan, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hotel! Fresh flowers and a lovely garden setting are the first things you see when you walk in the door. You are instantly greeted by VERY knowledgable hotel staff who cheerfully welcome you. Everyone from the manager to the housekeeping staff were extremely professional during my stay. The hotel was going through an update on the outside... More

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FairmontDC, Manager at The Fairmont Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you kindly Becky B! What a wonderful review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are grateful for all of the kind words. We are delighted by all that you have to say and are most happy with your comments on our “very knowledgable and cheerful” team. The individuals who work here are truly our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful hotel with fantastic staff. Everything was first-rate with many little extras to make our stay memorable. We even saw some little dogs in the foyer area, which was nice. Beds were very comfortable. In a good spot too with many restaurants nearby.

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FairmontDC, Manager at The Fairmont Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you very much Kellie D! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We love hearing that you appreciated you “many little extras.” We firmly believe that it is the details that make or break a stay and are glad that you enjoyed the little touches. We... More

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. Taxi's were easily obtained. The Metro was roughly four blocks away and it was a short walk to Historic Georgetown. A slightly longer walk directly to the Lincoln Memorial and other monuments.The room was quiet and comfortable.

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FairmontDC, Manager at The Fairmont Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you kindly Dawn M! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are honored to be your first TripAdvisor review. We appreciate all of your kind words and are especially grateful for your compliments toward our team. “Friendly and helpful” are great ways to describe them. We could not be more fortunate to have them! Thank... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed staying at the Fairmont for two nights in July, especially since the location is very convenient to Georgetown and Dupont Circle. The staff were friendly, helpful, and courteous (especially the bartender- great guy!) and I really enjoyed having a morning coffee in the sunny courtyard. The rooms are comfortable and come stocked with chargers and cords you may... More

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FairmontDC, Manager at The Fairmont Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you very much ckoois01! We appreciate you taking the time to share your experience and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are especially grateful for your compliments toward our team. “Friendly, helpful and courteous” are great ways to describe the individuals who work here. We could not be more fortunate to have them! We apologize... More

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Address: 2401 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037 (Formerly The Monarch Hotel)
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End , Upper Northwest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fairmont Washington DC 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 Green Hotel in Washington DC #4 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC #6 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC #6 Business Hotel in Washington DC #10 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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A sunlit urban oasis that soothes the spirit, the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown is authentically local from its airy "bringing the outside in" design by renowned architect Vlastimil Koubek, to its celebrated cuisine by Juniper Chef Ian Bens and resident beekeeper who is continually creating seasonal and innovative dishes using ingredients from nearby farms.Our luxury Washington, D.C. hotel offers 415 spacious guest rooms and suites that will provide you with a welcome retreat. Try a relaxing visit to our hotel’s large health club and indoor pool or sit outside with your laptop or book in our serene courtyard garden. Whether here for business or your annual family vacation, we understand that your visit to Washington is important. During this important time, our goal is to help create wonderful memories for you. ... more   less 
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