Salamander Resorts Has Purchased DC’s Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Here Are 8 Changes to Expect

Salamander Hotels and Resorts, in partnership with London-based private equity real estate manager Henderson Park, has purchased and rebranded the Mandarin Oriental Hotel as the Salamander Washington DCThe 373-room hotel, according to a Monday press release, “will undergo an exciting enhancement program and embrace Salamander’s famed warm and welcoming style of luxury.” Here’s what to expect. 

  1. A lot of renovations and redesigns. The Presidential Suite will get a total overhaul, and the club lounge—which closed during the pandemic—will be remodeled and reopened as the Monument Club. The rotunda lobby will get a fresh look, too. 
  2. A new restaurant.