MGM National Harbor

101 MGM National Avenue | Oxon Hill, MD 20745  [SEE MAP]Oxon Hill, MD  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Multiple celebrity chef-affiliated restaurants available here
Gamblers who frequent Las Vegas casinos say resort's casino floor is underwhelming
Although several reviewers said this pricey MGM Resorts outpost – which sits 11 miles south of Washington, D.C., in Oxon Hill, Maryland – pales in comparison to Las Vegas' casinos, many appreciated its close proximity to the National Harbor entertainment complex, as well as its variety of shops and restaurants. Dining options range from a Shake Shack to an upscale food court to celebrity chef-affiliated locales like Fish by José Andrés and Voltaggio Brothers Steak House. But MGM National Harbor offers more than just top-notch eateries. Travelers can catch a live performance in the 3,000-seat theater, admire the conservatory's themed floral arrangements or go for a dip in the outdoor swimming pool. Other available facilities include a 27,000-square-foot spa and three bars and lounges. When it's time to retire for the evening, the resort has 308 guest rooms and suites to choose from. All feature neutral color schemes and come equipped with LCD televisions, Serta pillow-top mattresses and minibars. Plus, the property's $23.59 daily resort fee covers high-speed internet access.
Oxon Hill, MD
Hotel Class
Property Type
Resort and casino, 308 rooms
Primary View
River, Neighborhood



  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Overlooking the Potomac River, this hotel stands tall at the National Harbor complex. The contemporary guest rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the surrounding area.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019



Much more than just a gaming destination, MGM National Harbor – the Washington, D.C., area?s first casino resort – brings fine dining, entertainment and the high-roller lifestyle to the capitol city. MGM boasts a 308-room hotel, a 3,000-seat theater, an 11-room spa, a 125,000-square-foot casino and four full-service restaurants, plus a food court, cafés and more.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1007 have reviewed the MGM National Harbor, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1007 reviews 4.0 (based on 1007 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms and suites at MGM National Harbor feature modern furnishings and white, black and gray color schemes. Standard accommodations offer 403 square feet of space and come equipped with high-definition LCD TVs, Serta pillow-top mattresses, blackout shades, minibars and desks with ergonomic chairs, among other amenities. All rooms overlook the surrounding neighborhood or the Potomac River.
  • In-room Wi-Fi access covered by $23.58 daily resort fee

Standard room size403 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

This casino resort in Oxon Hill, Maryland, sits 11 miles south of Washington, D.C. and is named for its close proximity to National Harbor, which boasts various shops, restaurants and entertainment options. Oxon Hill is also home to an outlet mall and a golf course. Multiple buses make stops nearby, and several highways can be found just north and east of the property.
  • About 7 miles southeast of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport; roughly 35 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • Free self-parking provided in resort's 5,000-space parking garage
  • 24-hour valet parking ($45)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


Six restaurants, a gourmet food court and a pastry shop are available at MGM National Harbor. Marcus, Voltaggio Brothers Steak House and Fish by José Andrés are helmed by their namesake celebrity chefs, while the property's fourth signature restaurant features an Asian-inspired menu with Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean and Japanese dishes. Casual options include a sports bar and a Shake Shack outpost.
  • Room service available 24 hours a day
  • Food court offers everything from Mexican to seafood

Number of restaurants6

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American, Mexican, French

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The resort's outdoor swimming pool sits on the second floor rooftop deck near the lobby. Heated to 84 degrees, the seasonal pool overlooks the river and National Harbor. On the pool deck, visitors will find lounge chairs with umbrellas, plus "day pods" (or cabanas) with food and beverage service and extra privacy.
  • Fees apply to use day pods
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


Inside MGM National Harbor's 27,000-square-foot spa, travelers will find 11 treatment rooms, a full-service salon and a fitness center. Available treatments range from massages and facials to waxing services to hair care. Spa packages and bridal spa services are available as well.
  • Spa open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


This resort primarily caters to adults, but children can go for a dip in the property's outdoor swimming pool. Cribs are also available for guest rooms with kids.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The on-site fitness center is located inside MGM National Harbor's spa. The gym is equipped with free weights, medicine balls and cardio and weight-training machines.
      • Weight equipment
      • Cardio equipment
      • Yoga mats
      • Free fitness classes
      • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


      Meeting facilities are plentiful at this resort. In addition to offering a business center and a theater with seven VIP suites, the hotel has two ballrooms, two boardrooms and three conference rooms, which are all named after other MGM Resorts properties. The largest space available, the 16,137-square-foot MGM Grand Ballroom, can accommodate up to 1,656 attendees for theater-style events.
      • Audiovisual equipment rentals
      • Catering services

      Number of meeting rooms14

      • Business center
      • Meeting rooms
      • Meeting and event planners available


      Weddings hosted at MGM National Harbor can take place in one of 10 venues. Indoor options include two ballrooms and the flower-filled Conservatory, while outdoor weddings can take place on a terrace or in the property's plaza. The largest space can accommodate up to 1,000 wedding guests.
      • Bridal spa services available at on-site spa

      Maximum wedding guest capacity1000

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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