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“Comfortable stay, great room and location” 4 of 5 stars
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The Graham Georgetown
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20007 (Formerly Hotel Monticello) (Georgetown)   |  
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Ranked #59 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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21 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Comfortable stay, great room and location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I recently stayed for 3 nights at The Graham. Great room, really spacious and good amenities. Seems strange that you have to ask for the key to your mini bar. Then each night the cleaner would remove it and give it back to reception. Slightly annoying.

Nice and cold room, the aircon was great and the wifi was free and fast enough for email.

On my first night I was told the rooftop bar was out of bounds as they had a private party. No other option was offered apart from 'have a drink in your room'. Upon leaving my room the hotel lobby was absolutely packed with the private party.

When I finally got to the roof bar the second day you couldn't fault it. Lovely views and great service.

Finally asked for a car to be ready the next morning at 6.15am as i had a train to catchup. No car was booked so I ended up walking with my luggage to find a taxi myself.

Would I return? Yes. Great rooms.
Could they improve service outside of the rooms? Absolutely. Then this place would be a gem.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Selborne
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The outstanding feature of the hotel was the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff.

I was a little disappointed at first by the low key lobby but grew to appreciate it. The suite was spacious albeit with no view. The bed was extremely comfortable and the bathroom efficient and spacious. The room was a pleasant place to be. Improvements would be easier to open cupboards and a towel rail in the bathroom. Overall I liked the low key approach and the staff arranged good value transport to the Udvar-Hazy Museum at Dulles.

The location is excellent. The harbour front with its excellent dining is five minutes walk away. M-street with its shopping and restaurants is right beside the hotel with a convenient circulator bus stop that takes you into the downtown area for just $1.

The roof top bar provides a super view, particularly on the side away from the bar in the shade. The tables are often reserved but usually for clients coming later in the evening so you can use them. However, in our five days, the bar was closed for functions on two of them. I would have preferred some residents seating area.

I would come back to this hotel.

Room Tip: The higher up the hotel, the better the view I guess.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Coronado, California
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Graham is a wonderful boutique hotel with excellent service. Great location in the heart of Georgetown. Perfect for visiting Georgetown University and the DC sites. Easy walk to metro and all the restaurants in the area. The rooftop bar is an added bonus.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at the Graham with my husband and absolutely loved it. It is in a great location and the rooms are comfortable a beautifully decorated. We don't know DC well and the staff were extremely helpful and helped us find exactly what we are looking for and get there easily. The breakfast was delicious and there is a great rooftop bar as well.

Room Tip: We had a corner suite that was great with a big bathtub
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Memphis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent the night to enjoy the National Fireworks and couldn't have been happier with our choice. Though we had a brief stay and did not spend much time in the room, the time we spent was luxurious. The room was larger than expected, the mattress extremely comfortable, and the bathroom pristine. The following day, we enjoyed the convenient walk to shopping and dining. The only thing to be aware of with this hotel is the adjoining parking garage has a very low ceiling, so those driving large SUVs or vans will have to park elsewhere. Hotel staff directed us to a nice, safe garage about 4 blocks over, so it wasn't much of an issue.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manassas, Virginia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On July 4th, 2014 at 10:00 PM I passed by this hotel. I asked to male employees of this hotel about restroom as I needed it immediately. They lied to me an said there is no restroom. Then they mumbled insulting languages which deserved themselves and their family. This hotel and its employees are lier.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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philadelphia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This boutique hotel is in a great location, walking distance to shopping, restaurants and water front. Room was large, comfortable and clean. The roof top bar was great with a great view. The only problem i had was with breakfast which we ordered downstair in the restaurant. It was COLD.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Abdulla_Almutairi, Director of Rooms at The Graham Georgetown, responded to this review, 3 weeks ago
Dear beata92285,

Thank you for taking the time to review us! We are delighted to see that you had a wonderful experience at The Graham Georgetown, Washington, D.C. The Observatory roof top is one of a kind with great views of Washington, D.C. We are delighted that you spent time experiencing our facility while visiting our nation's capital. We hope to be able to welcome you back!
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Additional Information about The Graham Georgetown

Address: 1075 Thomas Jefferson Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20007 (Formerly Hotel Monticello)
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Georgetown , Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#25 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#39 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#43 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Graham Georgetown 4*
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Also Known As:
Monticello Hotel Washington Dc
Monticello Washington Dc

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