Few places look as good at 90 as The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. With its historic grandeur, modern style and breathtaking opulence (think gold leaf and marble bathrooms), the property easily outshines other Washington, D.C. hotels near the White House. Yet it’s not the trappings that make a hotel but the people. And it is in this spirit of camaraderie and celebration that the property is launching its Make History With Us social-media contest.
Open to guests both past and present, the contest draws on the hotel’s rich legacy of welcoming presidents, dignitaries, royalty and celebrities. Yet the limelight only captures a fraction of the history made at The Mayflower. That’s why guests are invited to round out the picture by sharing their most memorable moments in the Make History With Us contest. Whether you got engaged at EDGAR, one of the most in-demand restaurants in Dupont Circle, attended a party in the majestic Grand Ballroom or enjoyed a spectacular view from the Mayflower Suite, you can submit an image of your best memory for a chance to win the contest.
The winner of the contest, which ends February 23, 2015, will receive a two-night stay in the hotel’s one-bedroom Congressional Suite. Additionally, s/he will enjoy complimentary breakfast for two each morning, a historical book about The Mayflower Hotel and the chance to have his/her winning image appear on the hotel’s Facebook header for 30 days.
Whichever memory you choose to share, you’ll be in good company. After opening in 1925, The Mayflower quickly became the place to be among hotels near the White House. It has hosted every Presidential inaugural ball since Calvin Coolidge, it welcomed J. Edgar Hoover to lunch nearly every day when he was in town and it served as a residence for Harry Truman during the first 90 days of his presidential term. And that’s just the beginning.
Today, guests can get in on the glitz and glamor with a selfie stick, a new amenity available through the concierge on a complimentary basis. The device lets guests attach their smartphones to one end for perfect snaps every time and so join the ranks of the hotel’s 90 years of illustrious guests. Or at least it will help them secure a better chance of winning the Make History With Us contest.
For additional information about the contest, please visit www.90yearsmayflower.dja.com.
About The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel
Once known as the Grande Dame of Washington, D.C., The Mayflower Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel welcomes guests with an original blend of history, luxury and beauty all within a few blocks of the White House. The hotel features nearly 43,000 square feet of event space for weddings, galas, banquets and meetings, as well as a fitness center and gracious amenities in the guest rooms like high-speed Internet access, dazzling city views and upgraded Aveda bath products. Visitors can tuck in to American brasserie fare featuring fresh and local ingredients at EDGAR Bar & Kitchen, one of the best restaurants in Dupont Circle. Metro stops, fine dining and cultural destinations are all easily accessed from this Four Diamond luxury hotel, too, allowing guests the opportunity to experience all of the city’s excitement while being enveloped by the mystique of one of its most treasured landmarks. Travelers may call 1-877-255-6036 for more information or to book a reservation.