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L'Enfant Plaza Hotel

480 L'Enfant Plaza, Washington DC, DC 20024
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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very nice hotel with great location walking distance from the National Mall. The hotel has a great view. You have a subway station and some convenience store right below. The price is great and the staff very friendly. Highly recommended.

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East Setauket, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This hotel needs serious improvements. The location is amazing-one of the best places to stay if all you're looking for is proximity to the mall. That's really the only good thing I can say about it. My wife was so disgusted we had to leave after only one night, though we were booked for four. Then, they said they didn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The location is great; all the major monuments are within walking distance plus there is a shopping mall next door. The room was big, clean and comfortable but a bit dated; I read somewhere that this hotel was recently renovated. The staff were also relatively friendly. We enjoyed our stay there. Recommended.

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Wales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This hotel is perfectly located. It is right by the tube station which provides easy access to different parts of central Washington DC. The hotel is beautiful and it has all the amenities you need. Make sure you ask for help for where to go and they will be happy to provide this.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The location is fantastic with the Smithosian at the bottom of the road and other major attractions very close by. The hotel is very comfortable with big rooms. It did not look like the most impressive outside but once you are inside you will be pleased.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

There were metro works going on during our stay, (0700-2300 - if they are still ongoing, look at other options as the noise was unbearable!) but that was no ones fault. The room was clean and spacious, although a bit dated. The restaurant and communal areas were lovely, and the pool was excellent! The staff were not the friendliest of... More 

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South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 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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