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Melrose Georgetown Hotel vs The Dupont Circle

Both properties are praised by travel writers. On balance, Melrose Georgetown Hotel is preferred by most professionals compared to The Dupont Circle. Melrose Georgetown Hotel has a TripExpert Score of 82 with recommendations from 10 sources including Michelin Guide, Gayot and Time Out.

Melrose Georgetown Hotel
Melrose Georgetown Hotel
8 / 10
2430 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
From $129 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
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Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"After massive renovations in 2012, the Melrose emerged with a sleek, modern style that puts it back on par with some of DC's nicer hotels." Full review
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"A modern building in a first-rate location at the heart of the city, the Melrose is well known for its refined luxury. The furnishings are contemporary but with classic influences."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"The allure of this Foggy Bottom property is largely the oversized guest rooms bedecked in hues of yellow and blue and equipped with writing desks and marble baths."
Star Service Star Service
"Thanks to the renovation, the Melrose has earned some serious brownie points with youthful commercial folk and FITs. " Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Celebrities often stay at The George, too, and not just those visiting Congress... big name musicians ( the Rolling Stones!) like The George." Full review
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The Dupont Circle
The Dupont Circle
8 / 10
1500 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
From $305 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Oyster Oyster
Upscale
"Despite its modest 1940s-era exterior, the Dupont Circle Hotel is in the vanguard of modern design among D.C. hotels after a yearlong, top-to-bottom renovation." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"A rebranding and extensive renovation of this hotel turned it into a contemporary gem in a can't-be-beat location."
Star Service Star Service
"Parked in the midst of D.C.'s most vibrant social scene, it is a scene-stealer in its own right: a midcentury-modern hotel with a theatrical aesthetic that disguises its Irish roots." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"Having reopened in 2009, this property overlooking Dupont Circle has made a splash as a moderately-priced property with a modern flair."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Part of the Doyle group, this spot is chic and glamorous, in a more contemporary and sleek fashion than the embassy row it sits near." Full review
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