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Hotel Harrington

436 11th St NW & E St, Washington DC, DC 20004-4389 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #106 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a short stay for us and so we looked for the most central and cheaply priced accommodation available. This was what we found. This hotel lived up to the first part of that equation perfectly. It is like two blocks away from the White House, not too far from the National Mall and all its memorials. The downside... More

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Jackson, TN
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Harrington may not be for everybody if you're used to living in a million dollar house don't stay here. if you're from the middle class or upper middle class you will like this hotel. the rooms are small the doors are hundred years old solid wood the air conditioning controls are manual pull lever open up Aventador push... More

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Burnet, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Harrington will be a memorable experience for a long time to come. It is exactly as advertised, "100 years old," this year. Everywhere you look you see history. From the mailbox to the room venting, electrical conduit, and plates that must be covering the initial gas lighting in the rooms...the place left me wondering exactly where we were in... More

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Crozet, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This decrepit 100 year old pile of bricks is somehow likable. The staff is friendly and helpful. The owners are attempting to modernize and maintain but there is so much to do. Our room was clean. They had installed expensive wallpaper over inexpertly patched plaster. The beds were very firm but tolerable. I would advise them to add memory foam... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We needed a place to stay for two nights while we were in DC. We wanted a resonable price near the National Mall and a room for 5 adults (so no small beds). We got exactly what we needed. The room was spacious and clean with a large closet. There were a lot of choices around for food, from Macdonalds... More

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6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having booked this hotel and then read reviews we were very sceptical of our choice of hotel. The hotel is old without the mod cons of newer branded ones we are used to. The room was spacious with three beds, we had a fridge. The AC was noisy but worked, the bed was old but the sheets were clean and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want a cheap hotel near many of D.C.'s attractions and you don't really care about the hotel ambiance, then stop reading now and go ahead and book at the Harrington. For everyone else, I think the word the best describes this hotel is decrepit. It's old (celebrated its 100th anniversary) but whereas some old hotels are charming, the... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a classic 60's style building. The AC control consisted of a metal rod to the air vent over head. No actual thermostat. The room was small, but functional. We were satisfied for our one overnight, but may consider something different for a longer stay. The staff were excellent and very friendly. The location of it couldn't be... More

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the family suite of hotel Harrington . Must say it was spacious to give the four of us enough space and best were the two bathrooms . The location is awesome with all major attractions and great restaurants a short walk away . The restaurant downstairs served a decent breakfast. All in all a good place to stay... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The good: Rooms smell nice Location is amazing Staff is awesome Restaurant downstairs is convenient with decent food. The bad: Parking is $30 and a 20 minute walk away (NOT exaggerated ) Rooms were decrepit but I'm sure some might call it vintage 12 inch TV gets rabbit ear reception Windows were crying for a cleaning Termite or water damaged... More

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Address: 436 11th St NW & E St, Washington DC, DC 20004-4389
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter , Upper Northwest
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The Hotel Harrington is located in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s world famous tourist district. Just 1/2 block from Pennsylvania Avenue, between the Capitol (10 Blocks) and the White House (5 blocks), you can easily walk to all the sights, such as Ford's Theatre is just 1 block, your first smithsonian is just 3 blocks from the hotel, the Verizon center is just 6 blocks, so park your car if you have one and just walk to all the sights. In addition, Metro Center, is just two blocks away which is the Red Line. We offer 242 guest rooms, including 26 deluxe family rooms, full service restaurant, fast food restaurant, friendly pub, local tours, and a nice gift shop. Amenities Free Wifi Free Internet Cafe w/computers in Harriett's Restaurant Free postcards at the front desk Private bathroom in every room Refrigerators are in most rooms. Just ask if you need one brought to your room Microwave for guests located in the Internet Cafe Ice Machines - Lobby level and floors 2 through 6 Soft Drinks - Lobby level and floors 1 through 6 Telephones - Direct Dial System. Local calls $0.25/each. Long Distance - see instructions in room Postage Stamps - Purchase from the front desk Televisions - Every room has a TV with free HBO! Laundromat - 2nd and 3rd floors Games for kids - just ask the front desk ... more   less 
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