Very quaint with great location. Problem, I had asked a staffer if a room could be available when I arrived from my red-eye flight from the west coast. The staffer assured me that a room would be available by 9AM. Of course, when I got to the hotel, there was no staffer that promised me my room, there was no note of my request in my reservation and of course there was no room. Thus, I had to sleep in the lobby chair for 3 hrs until my room was ready.
The hotel lobby is very small and the room was small, but clean and comfortable. After I got in my room, it was a pleasant staff.
Nice spacious room, good location-not far from the White House and the Mall by the Vietnam Veteran Memorial. On the border of George Washington University where my daughter goes so the location was excellent. If you arrive later in the evening it's a little interesting if you go to the wrong entrance as one requires a room key after 11 PM-thought it was the main entrance but it was not. There was an employee that let us in and also checked us in, there are 2 buildings and we were in the wrong one-it was an easy walk to the second building through an enclosed parking garage. Trust me, it wasn't bad, we just went to the wrong entrance.
The location is the primary thing this hotel has going for it. In addition to the Kennedy Center, Georgetown is an easy walk and there is a Metro station and a Whole Foods nearby. The restaurant makes wonderful food yet the atmosphere feels sort of weird. The rooms seem dated and maybe not optimally maintained. One particularly annoying thing is that the room keys are easily cleared out. It is necessary to go down to the front desk and get the key re-programmed to get in the room nearly every time.
"Nice hotel in the middle of everything you'd need"
Overall, the experience was great. We were close enough to restaurants and shopping. And taking an uber to the National Mall was less than $10. So it was the ideal location. The hotel room itself was great as well. I would have given this a higher rating if it weren't for the $25.00 I was charged to get a book back that I had left behind. That was almost twice the price of the actual item and I likely would not have asked for it back had I known the cost. This wasn't even for an overnight send (which I had mentioned I did not want to do because I knew it would be costly). So it was a bummer that the trip had to end in that way. A little communication would have gone a long way.
So named because of the fog that once rolled into the neighborhood from the Potomac River, Foggy Bottom is home to some of the capitol's most important landmarks, including the Kennedy Center, the Department of State, and the World Bank. With visitors that include celebrities and international dignitaries, it's no wonder the neighborhood offers plenty of sophisticated lodging and dining options.
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