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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this 0 stars I would. The management is incompetent and insulting. I booked a queen bed for me and my girlfriend. They gave us a double. The manger was a real jerk about it. So I spoke to the general manager. I measured the bed, it was 54" wide by 74", which by definition is a...

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Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this based on location and pictures I had seen on line. The pictures must have been of an updated area because our room was nothing like the pictures. Wallpaper peeling off the walls, kitchenette needed updated and bathroom sink cold water would not turn on. It just seemed very dingy and out of date. It was ok, but...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment I walked in the door, you could tell the hotel was badly in need of a remodel. Everything about the place is fairly depressing. I got there an hour before the restaurant attached to the hotel was supposed to close, but they just decided to shut down early for the evening. The room I got was badly...

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Syracuse, New York
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Arrived in the morning but my room wasn't ready so they held my bag and called me on my cell phone a few hours later when the room was ready. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. The room size was decent. I was on the 9th floor so didn't hear a lot of street noise. It was only...

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SteveRipai, General Manager at Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying at the Beacon Hotel and taking the time to share a comment about your recent stay. We are elated you had a great stay with us and hope you got the most out of our convenient location. You are absolutely correct in that the hotel is walking distance to so many great restaurants, shops, and...

Princeton, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We slept next to a sort of conference room on the 5th floor, and woke up two mornings in a row at 5 AM from loud voices of a group of people who were having a morning meeting. During the two nights we stayed there, there was generally quite a lot of noise in the hallways. Not the hotel's fault...

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Baltimore
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A very enjoyable stay at the Beacon Hotel with access to lots of restaurants nearby and handy for my meetings. The room as very comfortable and quiet. One quibble, I did find the shower water only little above tepid which surprised me.

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Went to DC for a quick hockey weekend, and couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Location was perfectly set in a quite and cozy location but still close enough to walk everywhere. The room was so spacious with every amenity and more, I almost wished that I had brought different shoes just to use the shoe shiner...

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SteveRipai, General Manager at Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying at the Beacon Hotel. We couldn't be more thrilled that you and your guest had not only a great weekend but a great stay with us. Thank you for highlighting our valued team member, Desi, who has been with for 10+ years. We firmly believe that it is our staff that makes us great. We...

Reviewed 30 November 2016

We stayed for 2 nights and the hotel itself was lovely with a big room and in a great location. However, our stay wasn't the best experience. Be aware of calls from someone claiming to be reception asking for credit card details. We were woken by a call to our room phone at 1:30am from a man claiming we had...

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SteveRipai, General Manager at Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters, responded to this review

We are terribly sorry that you had a less than satisfying experience. Unfortunately, the phone call that you had received is a problem nation wide in hotels, especially during the holiday season, where someone from outside the hotel will call and ask to be transferred to a room number. We do promise and advise our guests that the hotel will...

yorktown virginia
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The hotel is located in a great place with easy walking to a number of historic and cultural sites. Just a couple of blocks away in every direction--easy safe walking--are bunches of great restaurants and bars for all people of all sorts. The staff was pleasant and efficient--the room was very clean and large with a great view of Mass...

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SteveRipai, General Manager at Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at the Beacon Hotel, we're so glad you had a nice visit as a guest of ours. You are absolutely correct about our location, it's one of the many things that guests love about us. We are in a great neighborhood with various dinning, shops and entertainment and we certainly hope you got the most out...

Tralee, Ireland
Reviewed 21 November 2016

L ocated in the dupoint area, nice hotel, very clean and friendly excellent staff. The hotel has a lot of very good restaurants near by and is within walking distance of the white house ,fords theatre and the international spy museum.

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SteveRipai, General Manager at Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for staying at the Beacon Hotel. We trust you had a great stay as a guest of ours and we certainly hope you got to visit all the fun places you listed. Thank you for taking the time to share a comment and we look forward to your return!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Beacon Hotel creates the perfect setting where guests can "Work, Relax and Play" in an atmosphere that is contemporary, welcoming and elegant. This summer enjoy the benefits of an extraordinary location, from where you can walk to the Smithsonian Museums and Monuments all within an easy walk or short metro ride, walk four blocks to The White House, off "Embassy Row" famous for stunning Diplomatic residences, yet equally convenient to the centers of business of "K Street" and Connecticut Ave. The Walter E Washington Convention Center, The cool restaurants and Night life of Dupont Circle and 14th Street. Two Metro stations are within easy walk. Accommodations include spacious deluxe rooms and our popular "Corporate Quarter Suites" inspired by New York Style studio living, featuring pantries, dining and living areas that complement the lifestyles of our guests with spacious accommodations. Ideal settings whether you are traveling with family, an urban explorer or if you are seeking a romantic escape. The Beacon Bar & Grill presents excellent dining and entertainment options: alfresco dining in season, an elegant dining room, light fare and creative cocktails are featured in season in our Sky-Bar rooftop lounge. Featuring creative American cuisine drawing inspiration from comfort foods, international cuisine and seasonal offerings. Our Saturday and Sunday Champagne Brunch, have been voted amongst the "Top Five" Champagne Brunches in the city for over 10 years running. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters

Address: 1615 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3205 (Formerly The Governor's House Hotel)
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Logan Circle/ Shaw
Price Range: $163 - $510 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters 3.5*
Number of rooms: 199
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“Not sure if they could find one...mine was terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles VacationTraveller101, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Sleep in? ask for room on the west side--sun will blast into the room if facing east--all rooms have light-quieting drapes.”
 of 5 bubbles Yorkriver, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for high floor away from elevator to stay away from hallway and traffic noise.”
  • Front side of curtains...also stained.
  • Air Conditioning Vent with lots of dirt to blow into the room.
  • Peeling wallpaper.
  • Air vent over bathtub littered with lint.
  • Back side of curtain...gross stain of some sort.
  • Chewed up bathroom door.
 of 5 bubbles number10blade, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A room in the circular section of the hotel might be fun”
  • Partial view of room interior
 of 5 bubbles Wayne800, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“King Size bedroom was very spacious, but if there is a room located away from the elevator bank it would be more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles cherfoto, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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