Mandarin Oriental D.C.

Washington, D.C.

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The Mandarin Oriental D.C. Grounds

Experience luxurious elegance in one of the most powerful cities in the world at Mandarin Oriental D.C., within walking distance of many national monuments, Capitol Hill, and the Smithsonian Institute. The Mandarin Oriental is the only hotel in such close proximity to such sites, located literally at the heart of “the pulse of the world.”

Awards and accolades

Mandarin Oriental D.C. is ranked by Institutional Investor magazine as one of the top 100 hotels in the world


16 different room options are available at Mandarin Oriental D.C., with 347 deluxe rooms and 53 luxurious suites with choice views of the Potomac Tidal Basin and Jefferson Memorial or District of Columbia and Washington Monument. All rooms include flat screen TVs, DVD and CD players, high speed Internet access, imported Fili D’oro linens, in-room safes large enough for a laptop computer, private bars with fully stocked refreshment cabinets, and Chinese marble bathrooms with baths and showers.


The Mandarin Oriental D.C. award-winning spa, including a gym and 50-foot indoor pool with waterfront views, is an amazing 14,000 square feet

Enjoy on-site shopping at Mandarin Oriental D.C., a private Smithsonian gallery, and soft toys and kids amenities for the little ones.

Off-site, many museums and monuments are within walking distance of Mandarin Oriental D.C. or are a brief bus or taxi ride away. If you need to get moving, the concierge has lists of local options and locations for sports activities, including the 18-hole East Potomac Golf Course, just five minutes away.


Dining options at Mandarin Oriental D.C. include CityZen with menus by Chef Eric Ziebold, and Sou’Wester, offering regional American cuisine with waterfront views and dining on the terrace. The Empress Lounge serves a variety of relaxing drinks and cocktails indoors and on their riverside terrace.

Inspiring Features

1. Mandarin Oriental D.C. is the only hotel in such close proximity to the heart of our nation’s capital.

2. The Mandarin Oriental D.C. spa includes a Zen relaxation area, amethyst steam rooms, vitality pool, and even an ice fountain and cold plunge pool.

3. There is an on-site private 2,000-square-foot gallery  at the Mandarin Oriental D.C. exhibiting pieces from the Smithsonian.