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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Ranked #102 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Note: This hotel is closed for restoration as of Spring, 2014, and so this review may have only historical merit. It sounds like the owners' plan is to make the place somewhat pricier, which is understandable given their investment but would a shame since one of the old L'Enfant Plaza Hotel's best selling points was its value for the location.... More

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Fiddletown, California
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Staying at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, you really are at the epicenter of the action Washington DC has to offer. They are currently under construction but I can review with emphasis on this location. You really are 2 blocks away from the US Capital/Smithsonian Museum complex... yes, if you didn't know, the Smithsonian Museum is actually a collection of many... More

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New York City, New York
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Yhis hotel has been sold amd it is now closed for somewhere between a year and 18 months. The new owners plan to do a complete renovation. It was a great hotel only when it first opened......went way downhill.

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Littleton, Colorado
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you're new to DC, like I was, you may not know where to stay. The Mall area looks like its close to everything - do not make that mistake. If you are there for sightseeing, we recommend staying in the Penn Quarter. Although we were close to some museums, staying at the L'Enfant, there were NO restaurants or shops... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed 5 nights. Be aware there are no guest laundry facilities (only valet which is expensive) and no free wifi. The room was as we expected older but appeared clean and tidy. A lot is written about the convenient location and it is good with the metro below, however food options are extremely limited. There is... More

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Aurora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

I stayed at L'Enfant Plaza with a group of high school kids while we toured the city. It was clean, comfortable and in a great location. I loved that the metro was in the lower level of the hotel and so easy to access! The staff were so helpful and polite (not always an easy task when dealing with 20+... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This hotel is one of the best locations for TRB attendees, with indoor access to L'Enfant Plaza subway station. The price is competitive, and the service is excellent. The staff is are very professional and they cater for the guest needs. Everything works as expected.

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9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Convenient location with metro just at door step. Located in the middle of major attractions around the city. Only minus point is the concierge which we asked him to get a normal cab for us to airport. We reminded many times no limo and he still got us a limo. I believe that limo is from his friend and they... More

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North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

My wife and I recently (November 19 & 20) stayed at this terrific hotel which enjoys a great location near the DC Mall and the Smithsonian . . .and has a metro stop in the "basement". Our room on the 14th floor was clean and spacious, and provided a view toward the Washington monument. There is a lot of construction... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

A classic hotel among the three towers of offices and above the underground shops of the Promenade Food Court at L’Enfant Plaza, change is in the works. The small park-like area with it glass pyramid is no longer. The next iteration is under construction and that noise permeates the plaza-facing rooms of the hotel from 7 am until darkness and... More

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Additional Information about L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

Also Known As:
Hotel l Enfant Plaza
Lenfant Plaza Hotel
l Enfant Plaza Hotel
Address: 480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington DC, DC 20024
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #102 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — L'Enfant Plaza Hotel 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A homey and comfortable hotel within walking distance of major attractions. ... more   less 
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