The Fairmont Washington, D.C.: Washington D.C.
The Fairmont Washington, DC hotel is a distinguished property, located in the stylish West End of this cosmopolitan capital. At the Fairmont Washington D.C., guests experience “engaging service and stylish surroundings, as well as a perhaps a relaxing visit to the hotel’s fitness center, indoor pool and serene courtyard garden, which also provides guests with an array of rejuvenating spa treatments.” In addition, Business travelers, and tourists alike, may indulge in the celebrated Sunday buffet brunch at The Colonnade or take pleasure in the ninth floor-Fairmont Gold’s exclusive offerings.
In 2003, Clarence McLeod joined the Fairmont Washington D.C., as the Chief Concierge and Manager Fairmont Gold; leading the opening of the first Fairmont Gold Floor in the United States. In January 2009, he was promoted to Corporate Fairmont Gold Manager. Mr. McLeod is originally from Jamaica, were his grandmother instilled a love of hospitality by entertaining visitors around the world. The Fairmont Washington, DC is part of Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. Be sure to listen to Clarence McLeod on ConciergeQ Conversations with Chantal Westerman!
The Concierge Questionnaire: Clarence McLeod, Corporate Fairmont Gold Manager
What is your favorite word to describe Washington D.C.? Vibrant.
What word best reflects the people of Washington D.C.? Powerful.
What is the most creative, spiritual or emotional place in Washington D.C.?
The Fallen Heroes at Arlington National Cemetery.
Arlington National Cemetery. is the final resting place for more than 300,000 United States military heroes and is the home for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The Arlington National Cemetery Metro stop is regularly served by high-speed subway trains.
April 1 to September 30, 8 am - 7 pm
October 1 to March 31, 8am-5 pm.
What is your favorite outdoor activity in Washington D.C.? Walking through the monuments.
What is your favorite indoor activity in Washington D.C.?
The museums – newly renovated National Portrait Gallery.
National Portrait Gallery is home to portraits of and by distinguished Americans.
8th St. at F St., NW , Washington, DC:
Red Line Gallery-China Station Metro stop.
Hours: 11:30am to 7pm, Closed December 25.
What is your favorite sound or noise in Washington D.C.? The sound of the Presidential Motorcade.
What is your favorite smell or taste in Washington D.C.? Crab cakes from Juniper Restaurant at the Fairmont, Washington D.C.
What drink best reflects Washington D.C.?
The Cosmopolitan is a cocktail made from vodka, Cointreau or Triple Sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice. Also known as a “Cosmo”, the cocktail is served in a chilled Martini glass.
What song or type of music best reflects Washington D.C.? “The National Anthem” - “The Star Spangled Banner".
If Heaven were Washington D.C., what would God say to a visitor when they arrive at the Pearly Gates? Democrat or Republican?
The Fairmont Washington, D.C.: Washington D.C. • 2401 M Street, NW, Washington D.C. • Phone: 866-540-4505 or 202-429-2400