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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 #36 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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New York City, New York
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27 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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

Chicago, Illinois
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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really close to Reagan national even in bad traffic. Hotel well kept, clean, and great service. Quite part of town next to the mall and waterfront. CVS pharmacy and Starbucks really close but limited dining options within easy walking distance.

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

Dear Vioarr, Thank you for the kind words. Indeed, we are ideally located for easy access to DCA/Reagan National or the Smithsonian Museums and national monuments. Moreover, we have three great dining venues located in our hotel: our approachable all day dining restaurant, Muze, our lobby bar with a fantastic tapas menu, Empress Lounge, and our five diamond signature restaurant,... More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for two nights recently. The staff are just perfect. All little touches, from greeting you by name, to handing you items with two hands, two nightly shoe shines, were all expected, and very welcome. The hotel is in SW DC, away from the tourists. Room service was delicious and delivered early. The lobby is beautiful. I was... More

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

Dear motowninchapelhill, Thank you for such wonderful feedback. Indeed, our location is ideal. We are a less than 10 minute drive from DCA/Reagan National. Moreover, a 10 minute walk from our front door will bring you upon the Smithsonian Castle. Through our garden, a private footbridge leads to the Tidal Basin. Additionally, we also offer complimentary bottled water during our... 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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#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC #22 Business Hotel in Washington DC #38 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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