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Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC

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MO is the ideal destination for guests who want to be close to museums, monuments, the water, along with the District’s best new restaurants, nightspots, and live music venues. As befitting a world capital of art, ideas, and culture, we offer a modern, cosmopolitan approach to luxury hospitality. Mandarin Oriental is the world’s finest luxury hotel group, famous for providing legendary guest service, elevated dining, arresting design, and restorative wellness. MO is a reserve of privileged access located steps to the National Mall, the Tidal Basin, and the District Wharf neighborhood. You will enjoy our freshly redesigned guest rooms, immersive spa, and expansive views of the waterfront and the monuments. Always mindful of our Oriental heritage, a stay with us will provide surprise and delight. Are you a fan?
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
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Airport Transportation
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Accessible rooms
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Grade: 97 out of 100
30Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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The staff at the hotel is amazing, they are top notch and even surprised me by upgrading my room and when inquired about an item they provided me a special surprise. We had drinks in the bar area and all of the staff was outstanding. The bell hops, the valet and everyone was
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Response from MOWashingtonDCHotel, Director of Sales at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
Responded 3 days ago
Dear F8083GTtinas, Surprise and Delight. That is what an MO experience is meant to evoke. We are glad that we hit the mark with your recent visit to Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. Thank you for being a fan. We will look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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We traveled using an AMEX Platinum promotion that got us a last minute Mother's Day weekend trip to the Mandarin. It was a wonderful property with an enclosed park-like setting where our young kids were encouraged to run around (when we asked, the staff said "of course!"). Our
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Response from MOWashingtonDCHotel, Director of Sales at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
Responded 19 Sep. 2018
Dear Jordan H, At MO, we know where our bread is buttered and that's with making our youngest guests Fans first! Thank you very much for staying with us in Washington, DC and for sharing your impressions with your fellow TripAdvisor members. I am very happy that we were able to make your Mother's Day a special one and I am very happy to read about Chef's taking the time to ensure that everyone was happy and well cared for. We will look very much forward to welcoming your children back to Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. Oh, yeah, and you, too! Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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The whole property was spotless and the staff amazing. Walking distance to the mall and the Smithsonian's. Short Uber to the airport. The maid made sure the bottom sheets were not tucked in, the way we liked it. Great stay!
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Response from MOWashingtonDCHotel, Director of Sales at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
Responded 3 days ago
Dear barpatl, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC is exceptionally proud of the many special events we provide to our fans celebrating with their families and fans. We were happy to welcome you and are glad that you are a fan! Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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The Mandarin Hotel in DC is not only beautiful structurally inside and out, the service is outstanding. the customer service in this hotel is outstanding, first class all the way. The rooms are gorgeous, housekeeping is the best.
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Response from MOWashingtonDCHotel, Director of Sales at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Meander23321763311, At Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC, we take a great deal of pride in the beautiful building into which we welcome our guests. However, its how we serve them that makes them fans. Thank you for the five star review! We will look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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absolutely top notch staff--from front door to the room and everywhere in between! Bar staff surprised my sister with a birthday cake and candle--which was unsolicited--was so delicious and so nice!! Rooms are incredibly comfortable and great views of the wharf and the Jefferson
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Response from MOWashingtonDCHotel, Director of Sales at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
Responded 1 week ago
Dear LK2222, We loved having you as our guest here at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC and thank you for your five star review! You're a fan, now. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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What is the closest metro the Intercontinental hotel at the wharf
Dear 656tammyr, We are located about equidistant to two Metro stations. L'Enfant Plaza is three blocks east of the Hotel and a major stop on the system served by the Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines. This is the stop to use if you are coming or going to Ronald Reagan International Airport. Smithsonian is three blocks north of the hotel served by the Red, Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. I hope this helps. Kind regards, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
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what is the nearest metro station
Dear Laura D, We are located about equidistant to two Metro stations. L'Enfant Plaza is three blocks east of the Hotel and a major stop on the system served by the Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines. This is the stop to use if you are coming or going to Ronald Reagan International Airport. Smithsonian is three blocks north of the hotel served by the Red, Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. I hope this helps. Kind regards, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
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Dear Avian33, Many of our fans have already answered your question, but I still hope you will indulge one more. MO is located only about 15 minutes from Ronald Reagan International Airport. We are actually the closest hotel in the District of Columbia to DCA. Taxi cabs are abundant at DCA and fares will cost you less than USD 20. Uber and Lyft are also popular and easy options. Metrorail is another quick and easy option and the L'Enfant Plaza station is four stops from the airport on the Greenbelt-bound Yellow line. However, it is a bit of a walk from the Metro to the hotel so I don't necessarily recommend it if you have a lot of luggage. Alternately, you may contact our concierge and arrange for a private sedan transfer. The driver will meet you at baggage claim and personally escort you to the waiting car and assist with luggage. Please feel free to call our concierge colleagues at (202) 554-8588. Kind regards, Dave Walsh Director of Sales and Marketing
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Are there nearby coffee shops.
As several of our guests have already mentioned, there is a Starbucks right on the circle and just steps away. Coming this spring, Blue Bottle Coffee will be opening its first location in DC at the Wharf and guests will be just minutes from experiencing their very freshly roasted beans and hand-prepared pour-over coffees.
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Dear Pingle, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC loves to cater to its "Little Fans." We know that if the children are happy, you'll be happy, too. Little Fans all receive a plush MO panda bear upon arrival as a nice "Wow" to welcome them to the hotel. At your request, we will also provide child-sized bathrobes, slippers, and the special giraffe tooth brush you mentioned above. MO has developed special kid-friendly menus in our restaurants and through In-Room Dining. Most of all, our Little Fans enjoy swimming in our indoor heated pool as a way to burn off some energy after a day of sightseeing and before bedtime. So, don't forget to bring your swimsuits. Our concierge team will also be happy to create a special itinerary for you based on your interests and its best if you call them before your arrival, if possible. I hope this helps! Kind regards, Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC
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PRICE RANGE
USD 292 - USD 636 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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