The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

1127 Connecticut Avenue NW | Washington, DC 20036  [SEE MAP]Washington, DC  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Convenient downtown location
Small standard rooms
Labeled as the "second-best address" in D.C. by President Harry Truman (only beaten by the White House), the Mayflower Hotel has been a lodging favorite since 1925. Sitting just a block from the Farragut North metro stop in the downtown area, the Mayflower – now part of the Autograph Collection – makes a convenient base for sightseers hoping to check out the attractions and museums of the National Mall. The Mayflower also wins guests' approval with its elegant feel: Guest rooms are spacious and well appointed with custom duvets, down feather pillows and satellite TVs. And though some recent guests do complain of late-night noise, most report a satisfactory stay thanks to the mouthwatering cuisine served at the EDGAR Bar & Kitchen. Plus, those participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program may earn or use points by choosing to stay here.
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Location
Washington, DC
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 657 rooms
Primary View
City center
Style
Traditional, Opulent, Historic
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard

  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List

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Though the Mayflower has hosted inaugural events and scandalous affairs since 1925, most days it's just an outdated, 650-room business-focused Marriott without much of a business center.

AAA

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Public areas are grand and the modern guest rooms and suites feature marble surfaces in the bathrooms. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and it's convenient to shopping and businesses.

AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 2948 have reviewed the The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection, 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 2948 reviews 4.0 (based on 2948 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Standard guest rooms at the Mayflower Hotel are traditionally furnished and decorated in a subtle blend of yellow and tan, with blue and green accents. Rooms offer Marriott’s signature pillow-top mattresses, down comforters with high-end linens, and 32-inch flat-screen TVs.
  • High-speed internet is $12.95 per day; complimentary wireless internet in lobby
  • Marble bathrooms feature Aveda toiletries and hairdryers
  • In-room workspace with electrical outlets

Standard room size250 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

Situated between the White House and Dupont Circle, The Mayflower Hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. The hotel opened in 1925 (renovated in 2011), and since then it has hosted presidential inaugural balls, along with other notable events. The gold-trimmed grand lobby area features gilded columns and antique chandeliers, plus a large gift shop, floral boutique and ATM. Centrally located in the downtown area, the hotel offers easy access to tourist sites and downtown businesses.
  • Farragut North (Red Line) metro station is one block south
  • Valet parking costs $61 daily
  • The National Mall and U.S. Capitol Building 2 miles from the hotel
  • The White House is five blocks south of hotel
  • Located 5 miles north of Reagan National Airport and 27 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($49)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

The hotel's restaurant EDGAR Bar & Kitchen, named for J. Edgar Hoover who was once a frequent diner, serves traditional American cuisine and cocktails in an upscale, contemporary setting. There are also many dining options within walking distance of the hotel.
  • Private dining options
  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Room service available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

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

Kids

The Mayflower’s vast size, busy hotel lobby and maze of hallways doesn’t make it extremely well-suited for families. But the hotel does have babysitting services available, as well as kid-friendly dining options.
  • Free cribs
  • Rollaways available for an extra per night fee, but do not fit in standard Queen Rooms
  • On-demand in-room movies
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

The hotel offers a large on-site fitness center with cardio machines, ellipticals, free weights and cable weight machines.
  • Plenty of available mat space
  • Fitness trails nearby
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

The Mayflower Hotel has a total of 42,582 square feet of meeting space available. The largest event space in the hotel can accommodate up to 1,100 people. The hotel's on-site event staff is available to help with details from custom menus to audiovisual services.
  • Wi-Fi available in every meeting room
  • Full-service staffed business center offers secretarial service, translator and copy services

Number of meeting rooms27

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

Pets

The Mayflower Hotel is pet-friendly and welcomes furry friends that weigh 30 pounds or less. The hotel charges a $100 nonrefundable fee per room for pets.
  • Fee covers deep cleaning of guest room
  • Pet welcome packages available
  • Pets allowed (with fee)
  • Dog walking
  • Pet-sitting

Wedding

The Mayflower's historic event spaces are well-equipped to host wedding ceremonies and receptions, as well as pre- and post-wedding occasions. The elegant Grand Ballroom is the largest space available at 7,656 square feet, and features gilded columns, crown molding and antique chandeliers.
  • Certified wedding planner available to manage event details
  • On-site floral boutique, Bergerons at the Mayflower, offers customized floral designs
  • Largest event space can accommodate up to 800 reception guests

Maximum wedding guest capacity800

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

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