[Skip to Content]Privacy Policy
    • AAA
    • Govt.
    • Best Available

Cherry Blossom's in DC

A great location on Pennsylvania Avenue offering convenient access to world class shopping in Georgetown, recreational activities in Rock Creek Park,
sights seeing on the Mall of Monuments and the opportunity to explore the entire metropolitan area via the Foggy Bottom/ GMU metro station, only one block away.
The hotel is directly accessible from all major airports making arrival and departure to and from the historic hotel and the Nation's Capital easily accessible.

Cherry Blossom Festival Dates | March 20 - April 16, 2017
Experience the excitement, the sounds and the history of Washington DC while staying at Melrose Georgetown Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Check out list of forth coming events HERE to plan your spring get away.


  • 10% Off our extra large Suite accommodations - King bedded room with pull-out Sofa
  • Breakfast Free for Kids under 12 (maximum two per family)
  • Complimentary Hi Speed Internet (basic level)
  • Great Location on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • International Staff
  • Fitness Center
*Offer subject to availability, and is non cancelable and non-refundable. Offer valid February - May 1, 2017. Blackout dates and restrictions apply.

Hotel near Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington DC

Come celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC with us. The festival features over three weeks of events and commemorates the 1912 gift of the cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington DC. The annual celebration honors the lasting friendship between the United States and Japan.
The Cherry Blossoms bloom period starts several days before the peak bloom date and can last as long as 14 days, however, frost or high temperatures combined with wind or rain can shorten this period. The average peak bloom date is usually around April 4.
The main event is the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, happening on April 8th at 10am on Constitution Avenue - from 7th to 17th streets map link.
Standing along the parade route is free and located on Constitution Ave between 9th and 15 streets. Arrive early for the best views. Tickets for grandstand seating are available as well for individuals starting at $20 (ticket site) and for groups 10 or more.
For other events please go the events site to for more information.

Things to Know about the festival

  • Be prepared for heavy crowds
  • Cherry Blossom trees are located along the Tidal Basin in West Potomac Park, in East Potomac Park (Hains Point), and on the Washington Monument grounds.
  • To get to the Tidal Basin take public transportation - metro, bus, taxi. You can also walk, bike and drive.
  • Dogs are allowed at the festival but must be on a leash
  • Best things to do on the Tidal Basin - paddle boating, free Cherry Blossom Walking Tours, Cherry Blossom Cruises, Blossoms by BikeTour, visit the Jefferson Memorial, enjoy free cultural performances, and guided city tours.
  • To see all the events and additional information CLICK HERE
Our hotel is conveniently located near Georgetown, only 3 miles away from the Tidal Basin Cherry Blossom trees. You can take Foggy Bottom metro orange line, located only 0.3 miles from our hotel, to the Smithsonian mall orange line metro stop to view the Cherry Blossoms.
Enjoy truly inspirational service, luxurious guest rooms and exceptional services including our farm-to-fork cuisine at our Jardenea Restaurant featuring seasonal cocktails and menu items along with our location near Georgetown.


  • Jardenea Restaurant

    Get into the spirit of the holidays at Jardenea Restaurant, serving meticulous prepared farm to fork dishes and freshly hand crafted cocktails for your holiday gathering.
  • 1789 Restaurant

    Perfect for a holiday group gatherings, 1789 serves seasonal farm to table dishes sourcing all of their meats, fish, seafood and poultry from their native regions and produce from local farms.
  • The Grill Room DC

    Unwind after a day of searching for that ideal gift at The Grill Room and enjoy a perfectly cooked steak or sip on an artisan cocktail and celebrate the holiday season with friends.
Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Award 2016
Book Now