Melrose Hotel, Washington DC

2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20037, United States | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $164.00

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CHAPTER 12: Hanging around in the capital!

A travel blog entry by madsandmike

... DC. We're on the train back to New York for another 4 nights before we head back to Oz. Time flys hey! Mike is in a depressive state, and keeps saying how the trip has definitely gone too quickly, like I'm hiding 10 days from him in my luggage or something! Oh well. All good things must come to an end. And we need to get back to real life I guess. Earn some of the money we've just spent back (or Mike will anyway ;) ) All our love, M&M ...

What a History Book.

A travel blog entry by suerussdrury


... where it is very cold my phone has been telling me that it has been minus 17, that's cold.

On the way back home we took some photos and explored some of the streets, it is a lovely area with lots of polite people, the African American people are a happy, friendly group and I love their accent.


More Museums & Monuments

A travel blog entry by gavin_davies

... about either of them to judge their character on it's own merits but if the war had occured twenty years sooner or later would there be this monument to Roosevelt or would his predeccsor or succesor be immortilized instead? How many people are never put into situations where they really find out what kind of person they are? Most I'd say. By now it was dark, and the monuments had been beautifully lit up. With photos done I hightailed it the hour or so across town and back to the ...

G'day from WA (Washington D.C that is!)

A travel blog entry by jennell


... was a city where you could move from a safe area to an unsafe one within minutes and I think that's what happened on our walk home. It wasn't too bad though and even though it was about 7pm it was still light outside so there wasn't really a safety issue but you did feel a bit more on-guard. Also, I suppose technically we did pass a house cordoned off with police tape and there were several police officers out the front but hey, that just meant that ...

Final day in DC

A travel blog entry by pmjnmj


... heading home. More naps until Dial got home and we headed back to the Capitol to meet Uncle Darrell for the Army band concert on the front steps. Very powerful to be listening to GREAT patriotic music with a backdrop of the Washington monument! The band was joined by a men's choir and a few soloists. An amazing experience and great to share it with Dial, Carrie, and Uncle ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Foggy Bottom area of Washington DC, is near Albert Einstein Memorial, Washington Harbour, Watergate Complex, and Spa at the Four Seasons.
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    Historical Traveler Reviews Melrose Hotel, Washington DC

    The best!


    What a treat. The best. Couldn't be better, couldn't be more professional. And wireless internet in the rooms! What a pleasant surprise.

    What a GREAT Hotel!


    We stayed at the Melrose for New Year's Eve - a great deal from Priceline. The room was really very nicely decorated and quite comfortable. It was very quaint. The only problem we had was quickly addressed once it was brought to the attention of management. They were excellent. We had dinner at the hotel's bar (the Library), which was also excellent. The Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad cannot be beat. We will return to the hotel just for the salad. We also had breakfast the next morning, which was incredible. The bacon is extra thick and crispy and the orange juice is great - I could have drank a quart. Highly recommended!

    Comfy beds & great location


    We stayed here for 6 nights at the begining of November via a good internet deal. We found the hotel very comfortable after a long day sightseeing, although we did feel slightly out of place in our grungy jeans amongst all the business clientiele!The room was large, well decorated, quiet, clean and the beds were the most comfortable we have ever slept in (we wanted to take them home!). However, the only downside was that the shower could have been slightly more invigourating and the towel rail needed to be mended. Saying that, they were most generous with their soaps and free newspapers etc everyday!Locationwise, it is only 10 min walk from Georgetown, a great place for dining, (cheaper than the hotel restuarant and v tasty) and the Foggy Bottom Metro station was a 2min walk away.We would be extremely happy to both stay there again and would recommend this hotel.

    A Good Trip To DC


    My husband and I stayed at the Melrose during our vacation to DC & Williamsburg. Our accomadations at the Melrose were nice and we thought our room was comfortable and cleaner than most hotels. It was interesting to learn about the building's origins as a 1920's apartment building. The location was nice as we could easily walk to Georgetown for some great dining and we were within walking distance of a metro stop to get to the Mall area and other sights. I am sure that there are other hotels that are more centrally located to the main DC sights, but the Melrose is great if you want to se the different areas - especially if you plan to include Georgetown. Like anywhere in DC, the parking is outrageous (and so is the traffic - I live in Atlanta & nothing I've ever seen here can compare to the craziness in DC). But we were fortunate to find a lot about a block from the hotel where we parked our rental car cheaply so we could walk everywhere or take the Metro.

    A suite for £60 !


    We stayed in November 2003 for 5 nights - total price 300. We enjoyed a beautiful suite on the top floor - spacious, wonderful and clean.

    Great friendly staff with tips to enjoy our stay. Location wonderul for all the shopping in Georgetown (under 10 minute walk) and Foggy Bottom Metro for downtown (2 minute walk). Room service was quick and tasty and prices weren't too bad. All in all a great hotel - lovely decor, great food, friendly staff - we would stay again.

    Not all that it is knocked up to be


    We stayed at the Melrose in September 2003. Since it was my 50th birthday, we tried to find a special hotel for this special occasion.

    DC's Best kept Secret


    Fantastic service, warm staff and very clean, pretty rooms. Landmark Resturant is 5 star! Great value all in all.

    Very Pleasant and Professional!!


    My boyfriend and I got a deal on this hotel, we paid about 200 total for two weekend nights in a king room. It was beautiful, very clean and quiet. The hotel staff was very helpful, giving us directions to the nearby metro (subway) so we could sightsee. The mall was only a few stops away. They also gave us a coupon to the hotel restaurant for 20% off, but we decided to eat elsewhere. There was a mistake with the bill that was cleared up right away and the staff was extremely professional about it. We used valet parking since we drove in, and there were no problems there either. The only problem was that there was a church next door and we were woken up sunday morning by the very loud church bells. But it is nice if you want to go to mass! I would definitely recommend the melrose to anyone, we are even planning to go back again!

    Melrose all the way!!


    Great Bartenders!!!!! The one bartender is HOT! Excellent location for visiting DC.

    Melrose Hotel -- Great Value


    This hotel was a fantastic find for DC. The rate was only $99.00 for a very large, well-appointed room. The location was close to Georgetown, the White House, and the Metro. The staff was very accommodating and considerate of special needs when checking in and checking out. I would highly recommend this hotel.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Melrose Hotel, Washington DC

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding