Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Bethesda hotel, 7 miles from Washington, DC



Within walking distance of a metro station leading to downtown Washington, D.C. and moments from area attractions, the American Inn of Bethesda is steps from fine restaurants, theaters and shopping centers. Free shuttle service goes to destinations within a 1-mile radius such as the National Institutes of Health, Suburban Hospital, and the Walter Reed Medical Center.

Property amenities

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the business center and conference rooms. American Inn also offers a fitness center, 2 outdoor pools (1 outdoor pool is open seasonally), and local area shuttle service (1-mile radius).


Standard guestrooms at this DC-area American Inn feature one or two double beds, complimentary wireless Internet access, and cable TV.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests at this smoke-free hotel have access to complimentary wireless Internet access, a 24-hour business center, a conference room, 2 outdoor swimming pools (1 is seasonal, open 2 PM to 8 PM), a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and a complimentary breakfast. American Inn of Bethesda provides a complimentary shuttle to local attractions within a one-mile radius Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 3 PM. The hotel provides limited parking and in-room accessibility for those with disabilities.

  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • One meeting room 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Express check-in 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 67 
  • Year Built 1954 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 721 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Microwave 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free newspaper 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning, served in the breakfast area from 6.30 AM - 9 AM.

Guapo's - Tex-Mex cuisine.

There are over 200 restaurants within one mile of American Inn Of Bethesda.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
  • Breakage deposit: USD 499 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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