Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C.

1330 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C., USA
Southwest Waterfront
400 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Quiet
Starting at:
taxes included per/nt

MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Steps from the National Mall, DC’s Mandarin Oriental stands on a promontory at the confluence of the Washington Channel and the Potomac Tidal Basin. While it’s slightly less central than some of the older hotels, there’s an immediate payoff in the form of spectacular views — rooms overlook the Mall and the Washington Monument on one side, with the Basin and Jefferson Memorial on the other. During the spring cherry blossom season, the scene along the water only becomes more spectacular.

Of course if you want to see the sights, you’ll find the easy access to the Mall’s memorials and museums to be anything but inconvenient; and if you’re on business, you’re a short cab or Metro ride from your destination.

The building blends classic Federalist architecture with Asian influences, and the rounded edges are apparently Feng Shui-mandated. Interiors are impressive, from the sprawling lobby, beneath a rotunda, to the curvaceous and expansive guest rooms, decorated in earth tones and pale greens, recalling the brick faces and oxidized copper accents of Washington’s historic buildings. Yet the overall style doesn’t let you forget the hotel’s Asian heritage — a bit of a surprise, and perhaps a refreshing one, for those used to the sometimes old-fashioned, all-American hotels of the nation’s capital.

Facilities, of course, are first-class, and the service is extraordinary in typical Mandarin style. The spa is one of the main attractions, itself as large as some hotels we’ve seen, offering every therapy yet devised in a surprisingly chic environment. All in all, a breath of fresh air for one of America’s most buttoned-up cities.

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Mandarin Oriental Washington D.C.
1330 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C., USA
Southwest Waterfront

Amenities & Services

  • Wi-fi (charges apply)
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour room service
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Sauna
  • Steam rooms
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Garden
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Business center
  • EV Charging Station
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool

Need to Know

  • When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
  • WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
  • Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs USD 79 per day.
  • Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
  • Children of any age are allowed.
  • Children up to and including 2 years old stay for free when using an available cot.
  • Children up to and including 17 years old stay for free when using an existing bed.
  • People no matter the age stay for US$50 per person per night when using an available extra bed.
  • Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
  • Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00

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