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Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Ranked #34 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I had to move from the Churchill hotel in Dupont Circle as they were fully booked. We managed to get a corporate rate through my boyfriends employer, otherwise we probably wouldn't have booked it as it isn't cheap. It is a fab location with really nice rooms (well on the executive level) and access to the business lounge which was... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located near the Bureau of Engraving, we were in a hurry to get to our 9:00am tour. Stopped by the restaurant and mentioned our time constraint. Gentleman who met us at entrance to hotel took our request, packaged what we wanted, and had us out the door in less than 5 minutes. Above and beyond the call of duty--thank you.... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

oo bad you can't give zero stars. WORST EXPERIENCE EVER! As a luxury automotive service manager for over 25 years, I know that there's great service and then there's everything else. Who wants to spend several hundred dollars for an overnight stay on his anniversary to have his vehicle get damaged by the hotel and get completely blown off by... More

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New York City, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great friendly staff, helpful. Well made rooms, nice bathrooms. Fast service. Only issue is that the area is a bit quiet. I would stay for business, but as a tourist would prefer something closer to the White House etc.

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Peoria, Illinois
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My first stay at this property. Stayed 4 nights on business. The hospitality and professionalism of the staff are top-notch, the room was outstanding, and the experience exceeded expectations. I would add that I could not afford to stay at this property if not on business!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my 5th stay at the Mandarin Oriental in DC. Their hospitality and service is exceptional. Standard room is spacious, comfortable, with excellent amenities. Meeting rooms and food are excellent. Although my stays have focused on business, I see families, couples, and international guests here as well, and everyone seems very satisfied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was spacious, very comfy and bathroom was super...had a shower and deep tub. Lobby bar is pretty and drinks were really high quality. They were short on servers both nights so we had a little trouble...but once we got her attention, we were treated very well. They do a great job with service.

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4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second stay at the Mandarin. It is not as 'zen' like as some of the other Mandarin's I've stayed at, however, it's a fantastic home-base (especially in the hot summer). One of the best features of this hotel is the central lobby area. It is a great place to hang out - inside, or out. We dined... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel lobby is beautiful. Our check in experience was great, the room was very nice but there is a train which runs by the hotel and we heard it throughout the night. We had a drink and an appetizer in the lobby bar on two different nights and the service was ok at best both times. The location is... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first experience staying at a Mandarin Oriental and I can say I will be back. Service: The first thing that I noticed with my stay was the high level of service. Every single person I encountered on my visit, from the front desk, servers (Muse, Cityzen), the spa, valet, and even the guy who brought the fruit... More

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Timothy H, Manager at Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C., responded to this review

Dear bluelouboil, I am truly delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. I’ve taken the liberty to share your comments with our team. Everyone is thrilled that we have created a new “fan” of Mandarin Oriental. As mentioned, we have a dedicated taxi stand at the front door, so access in and out of our hotel is incredibly easy.... More

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Address: 1330 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. 5*
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#18 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC #23 Business Hotel in Washington DC #36 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC #53 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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The hotel's unique location on the southwest waterfront makes Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C. The only hotel offering views of the Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument, Tidal Basin and Washington Marina. In addition to exceptional accommodations and gracious service, the hotel features the Forbes Four-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Muze, with locally sourced, Asian-inspired fare and fabulous views, and the AAA Five Diamond CityZen. ... more   less 
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