The Fairfax at Embassy Row, Washington D.C

1.94km from city centre

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Location

9.3

Great location

Delicious restaurants. Wonderful bars. Wonderful neighborhood.

Good to know

Check in from:15:00
Check out before:12:00

Hotel description

This hotel is located 2 blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro Station, on the red line, at 21st and Massachusetts Avenue. It lies 1 km from Washington Mall tourist centre and 20 minutes by public transport from Union Station. Nearby sites of interest include the White House (1.6 km), the Lincoln Memorial (1.6 km), the Washington Monument (1.6 km) and the US Capitol. Dulles International Airport is just 5 km away. This hotel was built in 1924 and comprises a total of 259 rooms including 19 suites and 5 junior suites. It was owned by the Gore family for many years and a major restoration was completed in 2009, which included bringing back the Jockey Club Restaurant. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a cloakroom and lift access. There is a cafe, a bar and a restaurant and guests have conference facilities and Internet access at their disposal. They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services. For those arriving by car, there is a car park as well as covered garage parking and a valet parking service is available. All the elegantly appointed guest rooms are in the Georgian classical style. Newly renovated (2009), the rooms are bright and cheery and come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer and offer a king-size bed. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/ cable TV, a radio, Internet access and a safe. They also have a mini fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, an ironing set, air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard. This hotel features a swimming pool and sports enthusiasts may also enjoy a work-out in the gym. Guests are served breakfast each morning and the midday and evening meals may be enjoyed à la carte or as a set menu.

Reviews

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8.5
Very goodBased on 3419 reviews

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Dupont Circle. Great location.

8.5
Very goodBased on 3419 reviews

Close to public transport. Friendly service. Spacious rooms. Comfortable beds.

Excellent luxury hotel

Top 5% in city

Excellent romantic hotel

Top 5% in city

Good business hotel

Top 28% in city

Location
9.3

Great location

Delicious restaurants. Wonderful bars. Wonderful neighborhood.

Service
8.4

Fantastic service

Desk staff apologized. Impeccable service. Exquisite reception.

8.5
Very goodBased on 3419 reviews

Very good luxury hotel. Close to Dupont Circle. Great location.

8.5
Very goodBased on 3419 reviews

Close to public transport. Friendly service. Spacious rooms. Comfortable beds.

Room
7.4

Great room

Elegant fixtures. New thermostat. Exquisite rooms.

Bar
7.1

Bar is awesome

Free wine. Bar tender awesome. Good bar.

WiFi
6.8

Regular internet service

Fast internet. Free Wi Fi. WiFi works well.

Amenities
6.3

Ordinary amenities

There are no public rooms. Lobby undergoing renovation. Dated decor.

Food
5.3

Food is all right

Freshly baked cookies. No in-house restaurant. Main Restaurant under renovation.

Breakfast
5.0

Breakfast is average

No complimentary breakfast. No cooked breakfast. No coffee cups.

Rates from all sites

Total price for 1 night, 2 guests, 1 room

Facilities

Food & Drink

Internet

Concierge

Business

Health & Fitness

Room service

Services

Luggage storage, Concierge, Room service, Daily newspaper

General

Laundry, WiFi, Cash machine, Lift, Multilingual staff, Non smoking, Safe deposit box

Internet

Internet access, WiFi

Food & Drink

Restaurant, Bar

Leisure

Spa

Health & Fitness

Fitness centre

Parking & Transport

Parking, Valet parking

In the rooms

Air conditioning, Safe deposit box

Policies

Express check-in, Front desk 24 hour, Express check-out

Business

Business centre