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The River Inn

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924 25th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I find that it is so easy to want to stay at a hotel that has a name that you recognize, but every so often there is a local hotel that is worth considering when planning a trip. The River Inn is definitely one of these hotels. Tucked away right off of the Foggy Bottom Metro Stop (less than a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am in D.C. four to five times a year and this is my favorite hotel. I have stayed at various hotels usually either Marriott or Ritz and I prefer boutique hotel over either. If you have a chance this is a DO NOT MISS. Ask to talk to Will, as far as hospitality this GW Grad can make your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staff are nice and friendly; room is clean and spacious; bed is comfortable; kitchenette have refrigerator, microwave oven, gas stove, range hood, coffee maker and coffee grinder to make fresh brewed coffee; restaurants and groceries are just around the corner.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the River Inn for a whopping six months while I was in DC for work. I had a really fantastic stay; the staff was attentive and friendly. The location was perfect - 2 blocks from the Metro, from Whole Foods, and Trader Joe's, and a short walk to Dupont Circle and Georgetown. It is rare to stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

May is still springtime in DC so it is sometimes a bit chilly. I dutifully put the thermostat on "heat" and turned up the temperature because the room was cold. Alas, only cold air came out of the heating and cooling unit. So i called the front desk. The person who answered said that the building itself is set so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been staying at The River Inn one week each month for the past several years and continue to enjoy each visit as much as the last. The staff is universally friendly and helpful. The front desk staff and bellmen are particularly pleasant and repeatedly go the extra mile to insure that my stays are pleasant and enjoyable. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed five nights and wanted a king bed with a kitchen. Very large room with separate bedroom from living area. Bathroom is small, vanity is on the outside. We liked the location, close to metro and in the heart of GW university. Seeing the young people walk around during school hours was a treat. Walked to Trader Joes for... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A real find. The rooms are spacious and clean, and the location on a residential street in Foggy Bottom couldn't be better. I am particularly grateful to Charos at the front desk. I called from my home in Montana after realizing I'd left a coat at the hotel. She located it quickly and sent it to me. Her manner was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This turned out to be a very good choice for us in Washington DC. The room was spacious, the staff helpful, and the location was two blocks from the Metro. We were able to find good restaurants in the area and could walk to the Tidal Basin and other attractions. On-site restaurant had good breakfast options.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The River Inn is an upscale hotel within great walking distance from the metro, Kennedy Center, monuments, etc. There are 2 grocery stores within close proximaty to the hotel which is great since there are kitchens in all suites. We've stayed there multiple times, the entire staff is courteous and very helpful. I LOVE this property and have recommended it... More 

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