The Fairmont Washington DC

2401 M St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037 (Formerly the Monarch Hotel)
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  • Phone:

    (202) 429-2400


  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Sauna
  • Voicemail
  • In-House Bar
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Family Rooms
  • Safe
  • Mini Bar In Room
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  • 72%
    Business Travelers
  • 72%
    Art & Design Lovers

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  • The Fairmont Washington DC
    Donna Worsham
    4 Nov 04, 2013

    I love the lobby of this hotel! It has a pretty, French country look with lots of light and windows overlooking a courtyard. I wouldn't mind having the upholstery on the furniture in my own home! On many evenings, there is a pianist in the lobby.

    Deluxe rooms often have a courtyard views. One thing I learned: If there are rooms available and you ask for an upgrade when you arrive, you won't pay as much as if you booked the upgraded room in advance.

    Recommended for:Art & Design LoversBusiness Travelers
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    5 Aug 31, 2013

    love the lay out, with the courtyard, the pool could be bigger...breakfast is great
    superstay, also where it is, perfect spot for everything. our room was a little dated, perhaps the renovated it already...
    i would go back.

    Recommended for:Local CultureLuxury Travelers
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  • The Fairmont Washington DC
    Jay Bryson
    4 Jul 05, 2012

    There are three hotels opposite each other on this corner. I think the Fairmont is the nicest looking. The location is not a bad walk to Dupont Circle, Georgetown or George Washington University Hospital.

    If you pay extra for the Gold 9th floor, there is a special lounge, complimentary breakfast and evening hor d'oeuvres.

    The front desk staff and the doormen were unfailingly friendly and polite.

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Reviews Summary

Good!108 reviews across the web.

  • Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
  • Location
    100% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
  • Food
    100% found the breakfast to be wonderful.
  • Hotel Building
    83% enjoyed the lobby entrance.
  • Hotel
    Excellent hotel.
  • Service
    Service is ok.
  • Room
    Rooms are not good.


Situated in Washington, this business friendly hotel is near George Washington University and Dumbarton House. Other attractions include White House.

Dining options at The Fairmont Washington D.C. include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Recreational amenities include a health club, a spa tub, a sauna, and a fitness facility. This 4.0 star property has a business center and offers audio visual equipment. Wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Wedding services and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include valet parking, a concierge desk, and gift shops/newsstands.

There are 415 guestrooms at The Fairmont Washington D.C.. Guestrooms have city or courtyard views. Beds come with premium bedding. Bathrooms feature phones, makeup/shaving mirrors, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. In addition to CD players, guestrooms offer multi line phones with voice mail. Televisions have cable channels and pay movies. Air conditioned rooms also include separate sitting areas, desks, minibars, and irons/ironing boards. A turndown service is available nightly, housekeeping is offered, and guests may request refrigerators. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request.

Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 40 per night
  • Refrigerator: US$ 30 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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