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The River Inn

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924 25th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037
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Potomac Falls, Virginia
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47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Inn is not a modern box hotel. It is a very well maintained hotel in the heart of Georgetown and 10 minute stroll to the Kennedy Center. We stayed in the Queen suite. Very larger room, bathroom was a bit small. The metro is a 5 minute walk to the east making the hotel perfect to see DC.... More 

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mike, Thank you for the review and we are so happy that you enjoyed the property and our great proximity to the Kennedy Center. We love our neighborhood and being able to supply our guests an authentic feel and experience of DC. We share a wonderful relationship with the Kennedy Center and always look forward to having guests stay... More 

Pottsville, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

rooms are fantastic clean kitchen area has everything you might need. the staff is friendly and knowledgeable. they go out of their way to help you. we ate at the restaurant. the chef was awesome so were the meals. the location was convenient. we would stay at the river inn on our next trip to dc. diane k

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Diane, Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us - attending a funeral is difficult and I am happy to hear that the team at the property made you feel comfortable. Thank you for dining at DISH and will certainly pass along your comments to the team. We do... More 

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The River Inn was a wonderful place to stay and so convenient to everything we wanted to do! Even though the weather was cold outside, we were warm and comfortable thanks to a wonderful staff who made us feel right at home. We will definitely be back to Washington DC and The River Inn!

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear flsunrae, Thank you for the review - yes, the weather and snow in DC has kept us quite cold as we hunker down for the cold winter months. I am so happy to hear that the team did a great job making everybody feel right at home - they do great work and I am very proud of how... More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 5 nights and had an excellent experience. The room was more spacious than I thought it would be, and it was very comfortable. The staff was warm and helpful. It was also in a great location to walk to the National Mall (20 min) and close to the Metro (5 min) to travel elsewhere.

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear DCSolo, Thank you for the 5-Star review and I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We offer a tremendous location within walking distance of Georgetown, the Kennedy Center and minutes from the Metro....this coupled with being in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood makes staying with us ideal for those looking for an authentic DC... More 

Sleepy Hollow, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although all our planned events while in DC were canceled, the front desk, service and restaurant staff made our extended stay very pleasant. An added bonus is hearing professional classical musicians practicing in their rooms.

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Usaliened, That you for the great 5-Star review....we all had fun over the challenging blizzard and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. As a classical music lover I agree it is wonderful to walk the halls and top notch musicians practicing and preparing fore the Kennedy Center performance. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon,,,hopefully under... More 

Leonardtown, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location was very convenient and quiet since it is in a residential area. It is within walking distance of the Kennedy Center, Georgetown, the waterfront, etc. The staff was very attentive. The room was large and having a kitchen for a few items was great. Even the pillows were awesome and I usually hate hotel pillows! The price was... More 

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kimberly, Thank you for the great 5-Star review...we are all very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and our fantastic location. You mentioned so many wonderful things about the property and I look forward to sharing with the team. We take pride in giving our guests an authentic DC experiencing. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

connecticut
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee beans and grinder in the room is a very nice touch, as our windows that open (even though it was too cold to open them during my stay). An older property that has been nicely updated, on a quiet side street near GW, Kennedy Center, and a very short walk to the Metro

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mpfgc, Thank you for the great review and we are all pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The property is situated in such a great neighborhood, Foggy Bottom, giving our guests the ability to experience DC like a local. All while being in walking distance to some of DC's best locations and minutes from the Metro. Thank you and... More 

Media, Pennsylvania
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great staff, great hotel. Quiet and small close to GW and major roads without the noise. Have stayed here a total of 4 times and will be back. A boutique hotel in a nice residential area( Foggy Bottom).

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for the review and we are so happy to hear that you stay with us when travelling to DC. There are many properties in the District so your confidence in us means a great deal. I will share with the team and we all look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Joe Giannino General Manager... More 

Edgewater, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

everyone exceptionally kind, freindly and positive while dealing with blizzard 2016, each employee said hello, welcome, or offered a kind greeting of sort. gentleman removing snow from walks, wait staff, front desk, housekeepers, doorman, every employee positive in what was stressful weekend for service industry. dinner was fantastic, service was perfect, i look forward to returning soon for dinner with... More 

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Kyle, I am delighted to hear that while snowed in with us you felt that the team maintained its normal friendly and outgoing manner. I was extremely proud of who they all did and look forward to sharing you review - they take a great deal of pride in their work and this will certainly make them feel good.... More 

Cambridge, MA
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22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in this hotel for five nights in January 2016, and we very much enjoyed it in all but one respect. The hotel is located within two blocks of the Foggy Bottom/GWU metro station. The suite for each guest is large, comfortable, clean, and well-furnished, and the sound-proofing is superb. The full kitchen is well-equipped, the... More 

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2 Thank Mark K
Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you for your review and feedback on your experience. I assure you that the WiFi connectivity is being reviewed and upgraded. We know that there is a tremendous need for signal strength and that business relies on it. I was delighted to hear your positive comments on the property and the team and we do hope that... More 

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