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The Ivy: Baltimore, MD TravelAnne Hotel Checklist

Updated: Feb 16

This Relais et Chateaux is a jewelbox of a hotel that is the “passion project” of Eddie and Sylvia Brown who are local entrepreneurs in the Baltimore area. The attention to detail and mix of both contemporary flair with antique period pieces from the era in which the hotel was built adds up to being a winning formula!


By: TravelAnne Staff Writers

Editor's Note: Any local DMV client looking for a nearby destination to celebrate a special occasion and/or just feeling the need to have a little “reset” will find this a safe haven!


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The Ivy Baltimore, MD

Site Inspection December 2020


Year Built : 1889 as a private residence.

Became a hotel in 2015


Last Renovated: 2015


Number of Rooms: 18 (9 rooms and 9 suites)


Number of Restaurants: 1


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Spa: Yes as well as in room services


Fitness Center: Yes


Third Party Ratings: Conde Nast Traveler Readers Choice

List, USA TODAY Romantic Hotels

Date of Re-Opening: October 1, 2020


Sundries Shop: No


Shopping: Private car service to the shops at

Harborfront East shops less than 10

minutes away


Extras: Complimentary Full breakfast, afternoon

tea, snacks, stocked in room mini bar

and cocktails at the Mansion Bar


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Arrival Experience: You are greeted at the front door by a

valet who key cards you in to the arrival

lobby to wait for the concierge who will

then give you a tour of the property and

escort you to your room. The service is

personalized for each guest and only

guests can get beyond the arrival lobby

unless they have a dinner reservation.

Cleanliness: Hand sanitizer was strategically placed

all around the hotel including the

elevator. No one else was allowed in the

elevator at the same time. Once a room

was cleaned and sanitized after a

guests departure it is sealed off until the

next arrival. We were not allowed to see

any of the room product out of a

preponderance of caution.


Rooms: Although we couldn’t see the rooms we

know that each one is different and has

unique décor.


Service: 10 out of 10


Mini Bar: Fully stocked and complimentary


What Do You Brag About: The Magdalena Restaurant and Robert M

Parker Wine Cellar

Editors Note: This is a little oasis that treats you like royalty. You could easily spend a weekend here without leaving the confines of the mansion. Enjoy the well-stocked library, have a spa service, do a wine tasting in the cellar and indulge in a chef’s tasting meal. Sound Magical? Click Here to make it happen. Let your favorite Travel Advisor work

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