The Madison Resort, which opened its doorways in 1963, just lately marked 60 years with a celebratory occasion and is continuous to commemorate the milestone anniversary with particular promotions.
The lodge, named in honor of the fourth U.S. President James Madison and first girl Dolley Madison, commemorated 60 years within the venue’s Potomac Room. There, friends have been handled to a number of appetizers and specialty cocktails, curated by The Madison’s Govt Chef David Nvodjo.
“What I do, and I do it very nicely, is make certain we produce excellent meals,” mentioned Nvodjo, emphasizing the variety and high quality of his culinary creations, such because the by-request ‘Style of Africa’ menu, which includes dishes from varied African international locations.
Creating memorable, grand experiences is part of The Madison’s six-decade historical past.
Famous as Washington’s pioneer in trendy luxurious lodging, The Madison initially supplied rooms at a then-premium price of $27 an evening.
Because the starting of The Madison, the lodge has performed host to influential friends — from President John F. Kennedy and first girl Jackie Kennedy (Onassis) to Frank Sinatra, Muhammed Ali and Nelson Mandela.
According to the celebration, The Madison is providing a particular Sixtieth-anniversary package deal accessible till Dec. 31. This features a keep in a Basic King visitor room for $196.30 per evening — honoring the lodge’s opening yr — and extra perks like complimentary cocktails, Astor sweets, valet parking, and late checkout. Visitors can redeem this supply through the use of the promo code ‘ES2’ on the lodge’s web site.
Whereas celebrating 60 years, The Madison can be giving again, with a specific deal with neighborhood and schooling.
The lodge introduced that fifty% of the proceeds from their Sixtieth-anniversary cocktail, ‘The James’, will probably be donated to the Washington Faculty for Ladies, supporting the establishment’s scholarship-based schooling for younger women.
Azza Bell, The Madison’s director of Gross sales and Advertising, expressed her group’s enthusiasm concerning the Sixtieth anniversary, whereas additionally sharing their imaginative and prescient for the longer term.
“At the moment we’re exhilarated to be a part of this legendary lodge and sit up for one other 60 years of history-making.”