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The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Ranked #60 of 140 Hotels in Washington DC
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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
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“Best thing about Renaissance Mayflower Washington DC”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

The location is great! Breakfast really good! Room and bathroom were nice but need some TLC and a safe box. But the best thing about this hotel is a gentleman who works at the Reception Desk called Adam Grode! So wiling to help any time! A kind and gentle human being. We were a group of 6 and he was great with all of us! Thank you Adam!

  • Stayed August 2014
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

I recently stayed at the Mayflower for an international conference of over 600 attendees. I must say the rooms were lovely, the newly remodeled Edgar restaurant was nicely done and the staff was excellent. We were using the ballroom as the conference meeting room and twice during that week the staff had to turn the room from theatre style seating to a banquet within a few hours. One banquet was for foreign dignitaries not associated with our group and the ballroom was magnificent. Ours was most more modest.
Would recommend for conference or leisure.

  • Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Mayflower for several nights for a business trip. It was in an ideal location, close to a metro station and walking distance to DuPont, where there were tons of restaurants, cafés, shops, etc (overall it's a cutesy area in DC). It's a historic hotel, with a grand lobby, and comfortable rooms. Their restaurant was god too. Only complaint was some of the noise, I was on a fifth floor facing Connecticut Ave and Friday and Saturday night I could hear some commotion outside, which initially didn't let me sleep.

Stayed August 2014, travelled on business
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

We stayed at the Mayflower for three nights at the end of July. The room was a very good size, with decoration and furniture in very good condition. We were towards the back of the hotel and, although this meant we didn’t have any sort of view, the room was very peaceful. All the staff were friendly and helpful. The location was excellent, being just a short walk from the White House. We would highly recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Crewe
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

Perhaps it wasn't the best time to stay - the weekend of the 4th July. The hotel was very busy and there were long queues at the reception area. There was a slight mix-up with our reservation which had been made through a travel agent here in the UK. It was sorted out relatively quickly though.
Our suite was large and tastefully furnished, with a very comfortable bed. The bathroom was also large and had a separate (nice deep) bath and shower. Some attention to detail was missing though - toiletries were average and not replensished daily. Bathrobes were provided but were not of the best quality and no slippers were provided. There was also no turn down service. The room also had no safe. The explanation for this was that "the hotel is very old". We've stayed in older hotels which have room safes. The alternative is to hire a safety deposit box in the reception area. This is both inconvenient and time-consuming, particularly when the hotel is very busy.
The food in the bar/restaurant was so-so. Nothing to write home about.
Service was, overall, of the standard expected in such a hotel but again, nothing to write home about. We've encountered friendlier staff in different hotels but, staff here were pleasant and polite.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Mayflower20036, Manager at The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, responded to this review, 12 August 2014
Thank you for your feedback from your recent stay at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel. We appreciate the opportunity to understand what you enjoyed about your stay and like to hear how our guests perceive our service, as it allows us to find areas improvements. All of your concerns will be shared with our management team. Thank you again for your feedback and we hope to have you as our guest again soon.

If you would like to discuss anything further, please feel free to contact me directly.

Adam Grode
Guest Relations Manager
Adam.grode@renaissancehotels.com
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Des Moines, Washington
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147 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

The Mayflower Renaissance is a great place to stay while in Washington, DC. It is incredibly close to a Metro Station so you are just a train ride away from everything you would want to see while in DC. There are also plenty of things to do within walking distance of the hotel, including the National Geographic, Ford Theatre and a Nordstrom Rack store.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled solo
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Orange County, California
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170 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 352 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Was honored back in Fall 2011 to get to stay at this historic "Grand Dame," as Presidents used to refer to this hotel. It was perfectly vintage looking on the outside, but with all the modern comforts of home in the room. The food at the breakfast buffet option was pricey, but laid out so gorgeously, and deliciously worth every bite. It was almost in walking distance to many interesting sites, and we took in every one we could when not working. I for a photo shoot, my partner for some p.r. work. Hope to re visit this historic hotel again, but am glad I got to have this experience I can tell future generations about.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled on business
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Additional Information about The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Property: The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address: 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-4301
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#28 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#53 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#56 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#68 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 581
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection has been a vibrant social hub in Washington, DC since opening in 1925. Refreshed and contemporary, our historic hotel newly inspires the city for business or pleasure with its premier location on Connecticut Avenue. The Mayflower delights with a timeless luxury found in our sweeping marble lobby, picturesque ballrooms, in-house health club, and luxury-minded guestrooms, offering plush bedding, high-speed wireless internet, and flat screen TV's. Enjoy a culinary delight at our lively American brasserie EDGAR, or step outside to experience the local flavor of Dupont Circle and other nearby attractions. Effortlessly blending historic tradition and modern luxury here in the heart of the nation's capital, The Mayflower Hotel is national treasure not to be missed. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Mayflower Hotel Washington Dc
Renaissance Washington Dc
Washington Dc Renaissance
Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
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