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Jackson, Michigan
Reviewed 4 May 2016

The hotel had turned off the heat for the season, but it was 45 degrees the night we arrived and the hotel was freezing! When we called down to the front desk to ask how to turn on the heat, they informed us there was no way to do that, but offered us additional blankets. The next day was cold...

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Midlothian
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I went as a chaperon with a group of 11 kids (I had help). I found the location to be ok but a brisk walk from the Metro when it was raining. The breakfast is inadequate from my perspective but I doubt that you would want to book this hotel just because they have breakfast. There is a Starbucks close...

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Dear Stephen, Thank you for taking the time reviewing your stay at our Hotel, we are happy your group enjoy the trip and the accommodations. We will be very happy to see you on your next trip again. Best Regards,

Amarillo, Texas
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Reasonably priced for area, including free parking. Staff very helpful & friendly. Room clean and comfortable, with plenty of electrical outlets, but it smelled a bit musty. It was also a bit noisy since it was right next to the on-site restaurant. Bathroom was clean and everything worked, but there was no counter space for toiletries. We used the nearby...

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USA
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I checked in for two nights and the rest of my group came one day later and checked in for 1 night. The rooms were paid for by a third party. This seemed to be an enormous problem but after 15 minutes of concentrated work with myself, the desk clerk and the third party we thought we got it figured....

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

I don't want to be too hard on this place because the room I originally booked was cheap. My mistake. I only read the reviews after this budget-driven decision and when shown to the room the poor reviews seemed justified. It was very small, too much to give me the fold away bed if requested when booking and even rang...

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Thank you for taking the time to review our property, I am sorry you did not stay with us. We are committed to provide a good product, we just begin changing our vanity areas to marble counter tops. We hope to have another opportunity to serve you in the future. Best regards,

Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very dated, needs some money spending on it, not very clean, not worth the money. Poor choice at breakfast, not very appetising, the breakfast room is dirty, the table cloth on the buffet was disgusting. All in all very shabby, there are better hotels in the area, better to pay a bit more for a modern clean hotel.

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I cancelled my reservation for New Years from another hotel to stay here because of location and the breakfast offered I live in baltimore county md and drove there to get to this location for an hour the breakfast was not so great but even worst on New Year's Day on my second day of stay my wife and I...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 22 January 2016

This is an older, less expensive hotel in the Bethesda area. On the positive: it is less expensive than other hotels in the area, they have a free shuttle to NIH, free breakfast. On the negative: the hotel needs to be updated, everything looks old; I had to struggle with the hairdryer to get it to work; my room was...

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Chapmanville, West Virginia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

First of all, the rooms that are shown online at this hotel's website look MUCH larger than they actually are. There was barely any room to set my luggage down in the cramped room. Not to mention that the bathroom was way too small to get ready in. Our room was in the wing of the hotel with NO ELEVATOR,...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the American Inn for a business conference at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and I liked my stay. The place is clean, comfortable, practical, not too fancy and has just what you need. I was too jet lagged to watch TV, but I liked their self service hot breakfast, no waiters but has the essentials. Free...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A delight to come home to, our Maryland hotel is designed to keep you comfortable and relaxed with stylish furnishings and a host of contemporary living amenities. Spacious and well-appointed with modern decor, our Bethesda hotel rooms are equipped with work desks, blackout drapes, premium cable television channels, clock radio, hair dryer, iron with ironing board, multi-line telephones and large in-room laptop safes. Free local calls and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet service (Wi-Fi) are provided in all of our accommodations to keep you connected on the go. We offer two different buildings to stay in, and a mini-fridge and rollaway beds are also available upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Inn of Bethesda

Address: 8130 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-3640
Region: United States > Maryland > Bethesda
Price Range: $106 - $247 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — American Inn of Bethesda 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
American Inn Of Bethesda Hotel Bethesda
American Hotel Bethesda
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#6 Family Hotel in Bethesda
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“Can't suggest what you should do if you arrive to find that there are no rooms left in the modern version of this hotel.”
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 of 5 bubbles Turkoize, 16 May 2016 | Read review
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