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“Perfect location” 4 of 5 stars
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Loews Madison Hotel
4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1177 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005 (Downtown / Chinatown)   |  
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Ranked #51 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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32 hotel reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
“Perfect location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I am a solo traveler and stayed 3 nights here a couple of weeks ago. The location could not be more perfect - steps from the metro and just a few more from the White House. My room was beautifully decorated, clean, and quiet. My only problem was upon checkout, they charged me twice for my room and it still has not been resolved. That aside, I would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 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
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the location and decor of The Madison! However, I would like to apologize for the billing problems you experienced. We would like to get this issue cleared up for you as soon as possible. I will be contacting you directly to discuss this further.
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

A lovely setting. Very nice staff. Perfect location for touring.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Baltimore, MD
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

The rooms are very comfortable and clean. Everything was recently renovated, so its all new and modern.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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South London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

Quirkily decorated rooms, Fantastically comfortable bed :)
Just a short walk from the whitehouse puts this hotel in a nice location - not far from Metro either to connect with Union Station and Metro Centre.

All staff very professional, polite, friendly and with great recommendations.
Bath deep enough to take an enjoyable one - and the Bath robe for after was a nice touch.
Would mosty definately be staying again.
Cleaning was to an exceptional standard, and down to doorman and maintenance staff I was made to feel welcome.

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Los Angeles, California
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184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We just visited Washington D.C. for 4 nights and came home yesterday. This was our first trip to D.C. and I wanted to stay somewhere really special. Before I book a trip anywhere, I always read Trip Advisor reviews because the reviews are always spot on. Also, I am VERY particular about a hotel. We travel a lot and I spend considerable time researching different hotels prior to booking a trip. To me, the overall hotel experience can really make or break a vacation.

I had high expectations of The Madison based upon the excellent reviews posted here. I was not disappointed. The lobby is beautiful, the staff friendly and helpful, the hotel sparkling clean, the rooms quiet and comfortable, and the food delicious. We ate at Postscripts and The Federalist and everything was perfect.

When we arrived at the hotel before check-in, the hotel was considerate enough to provide us a room early. Every little detail was taken care of. I had forgotten my cell phone charger and the staff arranged to get me one to use during my stay. We ran out of coffee and someone delivered more coffee to our room within minutes. My husband loved the bathroom products so the front desk gave us extra upon check-out. If you need something, anything, the friendly staff is literally waiting there to help you.

My husband and I upgraded to an Executive Terrace room and we loved it. The bed was comfortable and the room was gorgeous. We even had a view of the Washington Monument from our terrace. After a long day of sightseeing in muggy D.C. weather, I looked forward to going back to this wonderful, welcoming hotel. Even the elevators were fast. We never had to wait for anything. This hotel is perfect and I would absolutely stay here again. I recommend it highly!

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  • Stayed June 2012, 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
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I live in DC, and stayed here during a "staycation" for my anniversary with my husband a few weekends ago. We had an absolutely wonderful stay and I highly recommend this hotel to visitors! We were upgraded to a suite upon arrival, which was a standard room plus a nice chair off to the side and a desk area. The room was beautiful, the bed and linens were very fresh and clean, and the bathroom was beautiful and CLEAN. (Nothing is worse than dirt or mildew in bathrooms!!) I just cannot stay enough about how clean and beautiful the rooms were -- it knocked my socks off!

The following morning, we checked out and had breakfast at PostScript, which was very nice -- light, bright, tables at windows, with a great cup of tea and nice, refreshing menu options!

For area visitors, this hotel is in Downtown DC, 3 blocks from the McPherson Square Metro (White House/VA exit), which is on the Orange and Blue line -- connecting you to the airport, Virginia, GWU, Smithsonian, Capitol Hill, and Eastern Market. You're also 5 blocks from the White House in a nice neighborhood with plenty of restaurants in the area, or within a fast cab or metro ride!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

My family and I stayed here for Spring Break in April for 3 nights and it was very nice. Our room was spacious and nicely designed with comfortable beds and chairs. The bathroom was amazing and very modern and sophisticated. Our view however was not very nice, instead of a nice city street or courtyard we had a view of some alley and some taller buildings, so we kept the curtains closed. The lobby and service was great though. When we arrived on time our room was not ready so they gave us a seat in the lobby cafe and gave us a round of complimentary drinks and fries as we waited. The hotel was in one of the best city locations possible. Just blocks away from all the action in the city yet far enough that our room was quiet at night. We were three blocks away from the white house and Dupont Circle. There was a great cafe across the street called the Caribou Cafe that we used to get a quick breakfast to go with amazing croissents and apple strudels.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 1177 Fifteenth Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#23 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#42 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#43 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#48 Family Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Loews Madison Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 356
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Become a part of history when you stay at Loews Madison Hotel. Located in the heart of downtown Washington D.C., Our hotel has been honored to host distinguished guests including Elizabeth Taylor and John F. Kennedy. Our unmatched dedication to service has made us the first choice for political and social leaders, global travelers and families seeking the cultural legacy of our nation's capital. Only a short stroll from the White House, Embassy Row, and National Mall Monuments, Loews Madison Hotel is a refreshing destination for corporate stays, relaxing getaways and unforgettable gatherings. Appointed with sophisticated furnishings, our Washington, D.C. Luxury hotel features a collection of rooms and suites with amenities fit for a president. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
The Madison Hotel Washington Dc
Madison Washington Dc
Madison Hotel Washington Dc

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