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The Fairmont Washington DC

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2401 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037 (Formerly The Monarch Hotel)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Memphis, Tennessee
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the privilege to once again stay at this lovely hotel when visiting D.C. with my sister! Our room was spacious and comfortable and provided with the essentials I've come to expect (morning coffee in my room/good quality shampoo, conditioner, lotion in the bathroom along with plush bathrobes for their guests to use : ) The location is perfect... More 

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Rochester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The overall stay was excellent. Staff were friendly and very courteous, restaurant was very good, and room was clean a well appointed. However, this hotel charges a great deal for a high speed (any speed) internet connection, which is not consistent with the high room cost and other, more positive, aspects of the stay.

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Los Angeles
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First class modern luxurious hotel with truly exceptional service from the time you are dropped off. The bed was very comfortable with choices of pillows. A large room with a great bathroom and all the amenities. The Fairmont chain has never failed me. Close to the great walking/shopping area of Georgetown.

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

Dear jycanada, I am very glad you had a wonderful stay in Washington, D.C and that you took advantage of the hotel’s great location. I hope you will stay with us again soon. Hopefully, you will have more time to explore even more of our wonderful city. Best, Shane Krige General Manager More 

Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was delighted to stay at the Fairmont in D.C. this year. The room was large and the furniture nice. The minibar was emptied so I could use it the week I was there and though a bit smaller than a regular miniature fridge, it was worked very well. The bathroom was very nice and felt on the luxurious side. The... More 

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

Dear Texpat75, We are delighted that you truly enjoyed your stay, including everything from the large windows to the helpful concierge. We look forward to seeing you again. À Bientôt, Shane Krige General Manager More 

Crystal River, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Fairmont is a superbly maintained and managed property. The staff is extremely courteous and helpful. The location is excellent. The rooms are well appointed and relaxing. Lounge very nice. Beautiful stay!

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

Dear Carol F, I am very glad that you truly enjoyed everything about your stay, from the excellent service to the lobby. I hope you return again soon. Best Regards, Shane Krige General Manager More 

Vancouver
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed how central this property is. Short walk to Georgetown and a short cab ride away to the Whitehouse, etc. Great restaurants in D.C. too...if you're a epicurean this your city! I suspect this would be a great property for families as well due to the pool.

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

Dear Lisa H, I agree that DC is an excellent city for an epicurean; there are many great restaurants! I am delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay. I hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Shane Krige General Manager More 

Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at the Fairmont DC multiple times. I am always completely satisfied! The rooms are extremely clean, well appointed, and quiet. The staff is amazing! The food is fresh, creatively presented, and outstanding in taste! I attend meetings in DC multiple times each year and will not stay anywhere else!

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

Dear Sue I, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. I am glad to hear that you consistently enjoy your stay with us; we really appreciate your loyalty. Have you signed up for our President Club Membership? You would be able to take advantage of many benefits. Have a wonderful weekend, Shane Krige General Manager More 

Zeeland, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our stay at the Fairmont Georgetown was delightful. The staff are friendly yet professional. The lobby area is a very pleasant place to sit and listen to the evening live piano music. Pretty courtyard too. Great location, so close to Georgetown.

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

Dear CFeenstra, I am delighted you enjoyed your stay along with our lobby and pianist! Please keep in mind for your next visit: every Monday through Saturday, from 5pm to 9pm, the hotel's featured pianist provides a musical backdrop for cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres. Sincerely, Shane Krige General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We've stayed at Fairmont Hotels in Canada but not in the USA. This Washington DC Fairmont did not disappoint at all. We stayed in the Gold section where the staff were wonderful! Warm and very friendly, incredibly helpful and very fussy to the smallest details. The breakfasts, stated as being "European", were anything but! We dined like kings and that... More 

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

Dear Sandra L, I am very happy that you enjoyed your first stay at a Fairmont hotel in the United States. We hope you are able to return to Washington, D.C. soon because from May 1st through September 15th, we are offering the Gold Rush Package. If you stay for two nights on our Gold Floor, the third night is... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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153 reviews 153 reviews
26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Fairmont lies between Dupont Circle and Georgetown, which is a convenient location for many visitors who want a combination of sightseeing and relaxing plus business meetings. It has a lavish lounge and ample facilities (including a top flight gym), plus excellent service. The "gold" floor adds a lounge with breakfast and desserts, plus an extra level of service, if... More 

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

Dear plamichigan, Thank you for taking the time to write a complete review of the hotel and your experience. I am thrilled to hear that you truly enjoyed your stay on the Gold Floor. Again, thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Shane Krige General Manager More 

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