Marriott has unveiled the $28 million refurbishment of the Washington Marriott Georgetown, including a new M Club executive lounge and “a completely reimagined food and beverage programme”.
Located at 1221 22nd St NW in the city’s West End district, the hotel was the first Marriott property to open in the US capital in 1981.
Refurbished rooms now feature what the group refers to as the “Marriott Modern Design”, where “the experience meets the needs of today’s traveller by offering flexibility, mobility and technology-enabled work surfaces”. Guests can now also access playlists of TED talks through their in-room entertainment systems.
A new M Club Lounge (pictured above) has been added for Marriott Rewards Gold and Platinum Elite members (or paid-for access for a “nominal fee”), which offers “elevated business services” and complimentary food and beverage options including craft beers and wine.
Other revamped facilities include a new fitness centre, three new meeting rooms and the 4,800 square foot Metropolitan Ballroom, The Visiteur food concept featuring tacos and a hummus bar, a new Signature Bourbon Programme offering “world-renowned bourbon brands, as well as signature cocktails, and locally-curated bourbon flights”.
Commenting on the refurbishment, general manager Kori Johnson said:
“Our hotel now truly exemplifies today’s ideal hospitality experience. In addition to our reinvented space, we offer a great destination as one of the most historic properties in the West End neighbourhood.
“We’re proud to be a part of the neighbourhood’s renaissance, contributing to the area’s growth and cementing our place as a destination for visitors and locals.”