$66 Avg/night
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Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

3 stars
24 West Franklin Street, 24 West Franklin Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.4
out of 5
124 reviews
Positive experience

It is located in the historic district, at a good location to walk around and sight see, as well as... See full review

  • Dragonflyte
  • Jun 14, 2014
AwesomeFantastic

This hotel was great in every aspect! I loved everything about it and I would totally come again! See full review

  • BettyDai
  • Jul 22, 2013
Baltimore beauty at its best

The Mount Vernon Hotel offers guests the perfect Baltimore setting. The hotel is located near Charles Street, the Baltimore Convention Center, the Inner Harbor, stadiums and other area attractions. The historic and cultural center of Baltimore is at its doorstep. The Mount Vernon Hotel was originally a YMCA and underwent a complete $3 million renovation in August 2008. Today, the hotel welcomes both business and leisure guests with its stunning architecture and warm hospitality. Guests with cars can access limited garage parking for a fee.

3 Reasons To Stay
  • Hotel offers guests a true Baltimore experience with easy access to the Inner Harbor, historic Charles Street and other attractions
  • Banquet and meeting space at this historic hotel accommodates up to 80 people
  • Smoke-free hotel features complimentary wireless Internet, free local calls and a 24-hour business center
Mount Vernon Hotel Rooms

Originally built in 1907, the Mount Vernon Hotel is a Baltimore historical treasure. The smoke-free hotel offers a warm and comfortable place for guests to stay. The sound of a Baby Grand piano greets guests in the lobby, and a welcoming atmosphere permeates the entire hotel. Each of the 135 guest rooms at Mount Vernon Hotel are newly renovated and offer guests a choice of king, queen or double beds. The hotel also offers bi-level lofts, which are ideal for any traveler wanting to take in the Baltimore sights. Every bathroom features granite vanities and curved shower rods. In-room safes are available for a small fee. The Mount Vernon Hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel.

Things To Do
  • Basilica of the Assumption (0.06 mi/0.1 km)
  • Historic Charles Street (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • Walters Art Museum (0.3 mi/0.5 km)
  • University of Baltimore (1 mi/1.6 km)
  • Camden Yards (1.2 mi/2 km)
  • Baltimore Convention Center (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • Port Discovery Children's Museum (1.3 mi/2.1 km)
  • National Aquarium (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • USS Constellation (1.7 mi/2.8 km)
Policies and fees

The hotel has one meeting room that can accommodate up to 80 people. Some restrictions may apply.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907 Rooms

One Queen Bed Non-Smoking
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One Double Bed Handicap Access
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Two Queen Bed Non-Smoking
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2 QQ Bed Handicap Access
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One King Bed Non-Smoking
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Suite - Bi Level with Two beds o
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Two Double Beds
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2 King Beds NS
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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Elevators
Ice machine
24 hour security
Activities
Live entertainment
Night club
Children's activities
Golf
Outdoor tennis
Racquetball courts
Boating
Fishing
Dining
Coffee maker in room
Vending machines
Services
24 hour front desk
Maid service
Laundry service
Guest laundromat
Wake-up service
In-Room Safe
FAX
Copy service
Audio visual equipment
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible parking
Grab bars in bathroom
Room
Television with cable
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Sofa bed
Ironing board
Smoke detectors

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Hotel Map

39.2953 -76.6165
Area served
Baltimore, Annapolis, Glen Burnie, Beltsville, Bowie, College Park, Columbia, Dundalk, Towson, White Marsh
Nearby airports
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, (BWI), 10.00, MI, N;
Area description
City Center, The hotel is on the right side of Franklin Street at the corner

Nearby points of interest

  • The Walters Art Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Park: 0.2 mi
  • Hippodrome Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial: 0.5 mi
  • Baltimore Arena: 0.5 mi
  • Convention Center: 0.6 mi
  • Harborplace & The Gallery: 0.6 mi
  • Inner Harbor: 0.7 mi
  • Top of the World Observational Level: 0.7 mi
  • Historic Ships in Baltimore: 0.7 mi
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards: 0.9 mi
  • Maryland Science Center: 1 mi
  • Pier Six Concert Pavilion: 1 mi
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Little Italy: 1.1 mi
  • The Walters Art Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Park: 0.2 mi
  • Hippodrome Theater: 0.4 mi
  • Edgar Allan Poe's Grave Site and Memorial: 0.5 mi
  • Baltimore Arena: 0.5 mi
  • Convention Center: 0.6 mi
  • Harborplace & The Gallery: 0.6 mi
  • Inner Harbor: 0.7 mi
  • Top of the World Observational Level: 0.7 mi
  • Historic Ships in Baltimore: 0.7 mi
  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards: 0.9 mi
  • Maryland Science Center: 1 mi
  • Pier Six Concert Pavilion: 1 mi
  • Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum: 1.1 mi
  • Little Italy: 1.1 mi
  • Federal Hill Park: 1.1 mi
  • American Visonary Art Museum: 1.1 mi
  • M&T Bank Stadium: 1.2 mi
  • The Johns Hopkins University: 1.4 mi
  • Fell's Point: 1.4 mi
  • Baltimore Museum of Industry: 1.7 mi
  • Baltimore Museum of Art: 2.1 mi
  • Druid Hill Park Conservatory: 2.5 mi
  • Hampden: 2.8 mi
  • Fort McHenry National Monument: 2.8 mi
  • The Maryland Zoo: 2.9 mi
  • Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Mary: 3.5 mi
  • Cylburn Aroboretum: 4.4 mi
  • Pimlico Race Track: 5 mi
  • Port of Baltimore: 6.6 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (124)

Ratings and reviews for Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Overall score

3.4 / 5
5.01.0
124 out of 124
Amenities:
3.4
Room cleanliness:
3.8
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
3.8
Value:
3.8

77% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Barley16
Lakeville, CT
Oct 23, 2012

Great location and parking

We walked to nightlife and Inner Harbor. Staff was very friendly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Sonita
New Jersey
Jul 8, 2014

quick getaway

The agent that checked me in was so welcoming!! I wish I remember her name. I thought it was a nice hotel. it's near Charles St. which has a variety of dining options. Also, near the attractions at the harbor. I would go back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Mister Miker
New Jersey
Jun 27, 2014

its a walk to the inner harbor

Got there and the room door handle came off in our hand, had to move to another room. Have to pay add $15 for parking very limited. Get to breakfast early. Some staff really friendly some not. Three workers cut the breakfast line in front of guests very rude and then took all the bacon.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jennifers Mom
Pennsylvania
Jun 26, 2014

Good Value

I was looking for a hotel close to Inner Harbor that was reasonable and found this place. The staff was extremely friendly and the breakfast was very good. Stayed for two days and only paid $20 to stay in the parking garage right across the street. It was a good deal for us

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

We discovered the Walters Art Museum which is behind the hotel a block away. It is free but accepts donations. We could have spent a whole day there. It was an accidental gem that we found!

Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
John S the observer
Miami Beach, FL
Jun 25, 2014

On a Budget.

The Hotel is O.K., nothing fancy, not big and luxurious, but great for budget-minded tourists or groups. Breakfast is also included, as is Wi-Fi, a Coffee-maker and Iron in each room, etc. The locations is also not bad, ... more or less close to most things and walkable to most places, if you don't mind walking 1o to 20 minutes to get to places, and also close to good Bus service. But, (there's always a "BUT"), ... the bed cover was torn, (bed & sheets were good and clean, but it looks bad to have torn bed covers), ... The Thermostat in the room did not work, and it was freezing all the time, ... The toaster in the breakfast room was half broken and only one side worked, so there was always a line to get toasts, ... Breakfast was enough, but limited to only the people who like fat and greasy food, nothing vegetarian, vegan or healthy, ... Orange juice machine was broken, ... some basic breakfast supplies like Jelly ran out and were nor replaced in at least 2 days. So, ... basically, it was great to stay there just for the nights and sleeping, when gone all day, and the location is O.K., as is the whole value, ... BUT, ... it seems that management could really do a little better with the details and small things that make you feel welcome and comfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Dragonflyte
middlesex VA
Jun 14, 2014

Positive experience

It is located in the historic district, at a good location to walk around and sight see, as well as go down to the water in the Inner Harbor. Weekday was wonderful

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Go to the Brazilian restaurant on Pratt street, one price for all you can eat with great quality

Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Cee Cee Super Wife
Baltimore, Maryland
Jun 13, 2014

Came In Handy At The Right Time

I enjoyed every single second of it and I think it being in the downtown area made it even better.... It was definitely different all around.... I enjoyed my stay and would most certainly go back!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Intern on vacation
Centennial, CO
Jun 10, 2014

Weekend getaway with BF

Both of us are not from the east side of the country and this was a perfect spot in terms of location as it was in the center of a lot of the fun activities around town. Very friendly service. However, they did not come clean the room after the first night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Long walk from hotel

Orioles game is not too far and worth the walk!

Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Todomy
Washington, DC
Jun 9, 2014

No questions asked

I love Baltimore, but this hotel is perfect if you're involved in clandestine activities. My "friend" is obviously a dominatrix, and they didn't even blink and eye when she came in with 3 bags of gear.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Marmalade Salt
Salt Lake City, Utah
Nov 4, 2013

Probably wouldn't stay there again but not bad overall

There was nothing terrible about the place -- and there were definitely good things-- but it was kind of charmless (despite the supposedly historic character) & there were some annoying things. First, the pros: pretty good value, a quite nice hot breakfast, a quiet location that is not exactly near the harbor but an okay walk to the harbor, pleasant staff (not professionally courteous but nice), and a reasonably comfortable room. Cons: the free wifi was very flaky; my room didn't get done at all one day & one day I got 1 towel,1 washcloth, no TP, & no soap (the old soap was by then a sliver); bleak view; and imaginary AC & heat (you could set the dials on whatever you wanted, but while the unit made fanlike sounds, no air moved or changed temperature). I would not warn anyone away, because it was a reasonable value & had some nice elements, but I wouldn't actively recommend it. I do think they could make some changes to improve the experience.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Review of Mount Vernon Hotel EST.1907

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
EJluke
Waldorf, MD
Sep 5, 2013

Labor Day Weekend

The staff was friendly and very helpful. I got there early enough to get hotel parking and the daily rate was very reasonable. It was in a great part of town and within walking distance to cute and interesting cafes, restaurants, and lounges. I even visited a free Art Museum. The area was different from the inner harbor but refreshing and fantastic. The hotel room was clean - nothing fancy but suited for a weekend of partying plus a free real breakfast with eggs & bacon was satisfying. I would highly recommend this place!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
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