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Melrose Georgetown Hotel

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2430 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1717
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Just one block from Georgetown and the Foggy Bottom Metro station, the Melrose offers generously sized guest rooms and suites, wireless high speed Internet capability throughout the entire hotel. Enjoy sophistication at your fingertips at this historic and luxurious boutique hotel.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Wifi
Paid internet
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
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Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish

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Grade: 100 out of 100
79Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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Stephen M wrote a review Oct 18
East Hanover1 contribution
The Melrose Georgetown is a very deceiving hotel. The lobby looks well maintained as you enter. The problems begin when you enter your room. Lack of maintenance, uncomfortable furniture, poor bathroom amenities, and overall poor cleanliness are obvious. My wife and I were in Washington DC to visit friends and family and stayed at the Melrose. We will never stay at this hotel again. The toilet in our room did not work properly, the towel hook fell off the wall, our bed linens and duvet cover were soiled, the chairs were very uncomfortable, and, for some unexplained reason, the tv in our room did not have access to the same channels as other TVs in other rooms! The only reason we gave this hotel a second star was their staff members. Many of them were courteous, professional, and very helpful. Even though the hotel breakfast restaurant was severely overpriced, the staff, particularly Sofiane, were very pleasant and professional. Sofiane is a professional who works hard to satisfy his breakfast customers.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Abdulla Almutairi, General Manager at Melrose Georgetown Hotel
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Dear 764stephenm, Thank you for your candid review. It is always disconcerting to hear of such an experience when lodging with us as it does not reflect that of the majority of our traveling community’s feedback. It is disappointing to hear that you categorize the Melrose as a very deceiving hotel and it did not live to your expectations. For an institution that had existed for decades and served everyone from working professionals, college parents, students, tourists and heads of state; I understand your stay did not meet your expectation. As I do with many of my conversations with guests, I encourage guests to reach out and speak to management when a stay is not meeting their expectation. During your stay, we did not hear of any concerns and it is disappointing that, if and when, these opportunities arose, we were not given the opportunity to address them. Upon further investigation, none of the concerns above were noted by our staff, engineering or housekeeping departments, which further adds to the perplexity of your stay. Regardless, I am glad you found Sofiane to your utmost satisfaction. He is an example of why our institution is truly remarkable. Our breakfast offerings, which are fresh to order, plentiful in serving and efficient in timing, are within line or even beat that of breakfast offerings in Georgetown. It is hard to find such heart filling breakfasts in our neck of the woods at the price point; I am disappointed you did not find that to be the case for your stay. Once again, thank you for your review and I encourage you to address any stay issues, whether staying with us or anywhere else, right away so that issues can attended to and addressed. We wish you safe travels. Best, Abdulla Almutairi Director of Operations
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Rebecca G wrote a review Oct 18
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We had a wonderful breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Loved my avocado toasted with perfectly poached eggs! Our server, Sofiane, was especially friendly and passionate about his work. Amazing service!
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Dear Macbabe57, Thank you for your kind review of your recent stay at the Melrose Georgetown. I am delighted to hear you had an overall wonderful stay, found the food and service, by Sofiane in particular, to your expectations. He has been truly a tremendous re-addition to the Melrose family and we could not be more excited to have him serve our guests. We wish you safe travel and look forward to welcoming you back! Best, Abdulla Almutairi Director of Operations
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Aurélie V wrote a review Oct 13
Colorado Springs, Colorado9 contributions
We stayed at the Melrose for a week and we had a very pleasant stay! The staff are just amazing! Big thanks to Sofiane at the restaurant who recognized my French accent and spoke French to me all week. He was friendly yet very professional and thoughtful. A real sunshine every morning! And the 2 ladies at the front desk (Nilden and... sorry I forgot your name!), so funny and nice, asking about my pregnancy, giving me tips, making sure my stay is enjoyable while my husband is at work... After a year in Germany, it really feels good to meet friendly people working in the service industry! The room is very comfortable and cozy. The Hotel is well located with tones of restaurant and shops (I'm 6 months pregnant and walked easily to the White House, Smithsonian Museums, and many memorials). We would highly recommend The Melrose Georgetown Hotel.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Abdulla Almutairi, General Manager at Melrose Georgetown Hotel
Responded 4 days ago
Mon cheri Aurélie, Merci beaucoup pour vos gentils mots! Nothing makes us more humbled and excited than hearing that a guest of ours had an amazing stay. I am blessed to be surrounded by a family of professionals who truly go above and beyond to meet and exceed our guests' expectations. I am delighted that this was the case in your review. Since his return to our breakfast service, Sofiane has been an exceptional addition to our operations. His inviting smile and demeanor truly makes him outstanding and I appreciate your kind feedback about your interaction with him. On behalf of Nilden, Nurten, Lelise, Malcolm, Aki, Teaira and Abdi from the front office team, and the remainder of the Hotel staff, thank YOU for sharing your experience with the rest of the traveling community. Your family at the Melrose will look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home in our beautiful city! Sincerely, Abdulla Almutairi Director of Operations
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Q5112ARwendyg wrote a review Oct 11
Burlington, CT 3 contributions2 helpful votes
I stayed in at the Melrose for 3 nights while touring nearby colleges. We had a pure wellness king suite. Although the room was large it wasn't up to standards. The lobby and entrance give you a false sense of a high quality hotel. The room was stuffy and the windows didn't open (wellness?). The fans in both bathroom and bedroom did not work. I struggled with allergies whenever in room, which is disappointing given I paid extra for a Pure Wellness room! The rug is old and was continually damp. The sofa bed polyester bedspread had a HOLE in it and the mattress was horrible. The faucet, and the toilet leaked continually - adding to the water stains on floor (under the wastebasket). The remote control had dried spots of sticky substance upon arrival. The iron was broken and leaked water when ironing. Lastly, the WIFI was very slow. I would not recommend or stay here again.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Don't pay for Pure Wellness - windows don't open.
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Q5112ARwendyg, Thank you for your recent feedback on your visit with us at the Melrose Georgetown. It is truly disappointing and disconcerting that your experience does not reflect that of the majority of our guest feedback. I would have loved to learn about these issues while lodging with us so that we can proactively find accommodations that live up to your standards and not leave you with a false sense. The idea behind our Pure Wellness program is to transforms interior spaces into world-class wellness environments that protect against viral & bacterial contaminants and promote overall well-being. I urge you to reach out to me directly and I'll work to ensure you have a flawless visit if you choose to stay with us again. Please feel free to reach out at abdulla@melrosehoteldc.com. Sincerely, Abdulla Almutairi Director of Operations
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jennifer s wrote a review Oct 8
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had a suite on the fifth floor. lovely room, good view. Very clean and well equipped. Plenty of space and work areas as well. The decor was pleasing. I was able to use a yoga mat in the room that i borrowed from the gymn.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear N4670AKjennifers, Thank you for your kind review and oustanding experience you had at the Melrose Georgetown. Sounds truly Inspiring. We are delighted you found the aesthetics and accommodations to meet your expectations. We can not wait to have you visit us in the near future! Sincerely, Abdulla Almutairi Director of Operations
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PRICE RANGE
$130 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCFoggy Bottom - GWU - West End / Upper Northwest
NUMBER OF ROOMS
240
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Frequently Asked Questions about Melrose Georgetown Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Lafayette Square (0.1 miles), Watergate Complex (0.3 miles), and Saint Stephen Martyr Roman Catholic Church (0.02 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a fitness center, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Marcel's by Robert Wiedmaier, Rasika West End, and La Chaumiere.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Melrose Georgetown Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Melrose Georgetown Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Arlington National Cemetery (1.9 miles), Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens (2.8 miles), and Ford's Theatre (1.5 miles).
Is Melrose Georgetown Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.