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“Great location”
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The River Inn
Ranked #17 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Easton, Maryland
Level 6 Contributor
217 reviews
40 hotel reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 20 February 2012

Tickets to Kennedy center for Saturday night, we spent the day in Georgetown. What a great combination. The location is perfect. Parked at university parking for a song and walked a few easy blocks to the hotel. Dumped the luggage and spent the day in Georgetown. Back to the hotel, rest, shower, dinner and the National symphony an easy stroll. Rooms are nice and very clean. Staff very attentive. With kitchenette if you want. Great shower.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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OpsMgrWas, Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review, 7 March 2012
Excellent!! Every time we see reviews with the word “great” used throughout them, we can’t stop smiling. Thank you for your kind words! We hope you are able to enjoy our great hotel and staff again the next time you visit Washington DC.
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Reviewed 16 February 2012

I recently stayed at The River Inn for my fourth time in the last two years .If available, it is always my first choice of hotel when I travel to DC. I enjoy the great service from the staff, and the convenience of having a full kitchen in every room. The rooms are not fancy, but are well designed. The small lobby level dining room/bar provides very good meals, reliable service, and a nice atmosphere. The hotel is in a quiet residential neighborhood, but very convenient to The Foggy Bottom Metro, George Washington Hospital, George Washington University, and Georgetown.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 6 February 2012

This hotel has good location next to Froggy Buttom metro station. Walking distance to Dupont circle and White house at the same time. Rooms are very big and comfortable. Each room has a well equiped kichen with a frige. There are gym and business center with computer and printer. It's for free. Free wiFi ia also avalible.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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OpsMgrWas, Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review, 7 February 2012
We are very happy you found our hotel well suited for your needs! Being able to walk to many different locations is very convenient, not only because you can save money, but it also gives you the opportunity to enjoy Washington DC more intimately. Having a nice big room to rest in after exploring DC is always a plus. Thank you for your positive feedback!
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Lima, Peru
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Reviewed 2 February 2012

A nice alternative to a major chain. It works, it's clean, it's close to everything, it feels cosy and it's good value, especially for couples and family.
I went for business but it would be great for a family trip. Two types of suite - separate bedroom and all-in one with a full size kitchen. Small but friendly restaurant downstairs with a good breakfast. It's a bit dated but it's clean and comfortable. The spaces are well designed so the rooms feel spacious. Ask for higher floor rooms - the Ist floor at the back gets some machine noise (I was fine but one of our party switched).
Staff are very friendly and helpful. There is a fitness centre.
Location is great on the edge of GW University, Foggy Bottom and Georgetown. Easy stroll to the World Bank and the beginning of the Mall. There are several restaurants nearby and a Trader Joe's.
Rooms are discounted on the hotel site and Priceline. For a couple there is a deal including breakfast

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  • Stayed January 2012, travelled on business
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OpsMgrWas, Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review, 7 February 2012
Thank you for the positive review and compliments with regards to your three C’s. We work hard to ensure our guests feel that way every time they stay with us. We are thrilled you found our hotel well suited for your needs, and that you were able to enjoy our different amenities. While we are located in a very quiet area and rarely get any noise complaints, we are sorry some in your party were inconvenienced by the noise in the back of the building. Please extend our apologies.
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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

Brilliant location, we spent some lovely days in Georgetown which is easy walking distance .... Got the tube to the smithsonion museums ... Very large rooms, a little dated but comfortable, the wee fitness room also came in handy, would stay there again although I did feel it was probably too expensive

  • Stayed January 2012
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OpsMgrWas, Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review, 31 January 2012
We are thrilled you found our location ideal for your needs. Georgetown is a great place to spend time in; we hope you were able to enjoy some great cuisines from the many restaurants in that area. We hope you are able to visit us again the next time you visit DC.
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Property: The River Inn
Address: 924 25th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2152
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#7 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Price range (per night): $171 - $438
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The River Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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