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Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters

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1615 Rhode Island Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Formerly The Governor's House Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband & I met our daughter & her family & my brother & his family for a son's 50th birthday. We picked this hotel because of its price and its walking distance to Dupont Circle, many fine restaurants, and museums. When we arrived, we were given an upgrade to a suite, complete with kitchen and a large relaxing room.... More 

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Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-lac, Quebec
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was located right in front of the conference I was attending. Clean room and good price. Annoying way to connect to wireless internet with the all-to-common nag screen in a webpage. Features a Skybar on the roof, unfortunately at the time I visited it all the great beers were out of stock and was left with crappy beer or red... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't go wrong with this hotel. Walking distance to touristic attractions, White House and National Mall. Lots of restaurants in the area.. 7-8 mins walk to the metro.. You pay extra for valley parking however totally worth it.. We stayed in a suit room. Clean and decent size room. Enough space for our family. Nice kitchen with full fridge,... More 

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Perth, Western Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Beacon for three nights and found the room to be very large and reasonable standard for the price. The property is quite old with the expected wear and tear showing throughout. The location is good, with a short walk up 17th street to restaurants and bars, or down to Connecticut Ave. The roof top bar is not... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The front desk staff ignored people waiting. My room's AC was broke and the front desk was nonplussed regarding the issue. Summer in DC without AC is a miserable experience. Ordered room service and they brought up something completely different, charged me too much which significantly delayed dinner. Upon exiting hotel the bell hop was so engrossed in conversation with... More 

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we first got there we knew we had to pay for their parking, but didn't realize it was $39/day plus an 18% city tax, so for 3 days the total was about $138. We asked if there were any other garages around and they gave us the excuse that we're going to basically be paying about the same. Turns... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was beautiful and it was clean and inviting. Hotel staff was wonderful. Definitely recommend. Hotel was perfectly located to everything within walking distance. A must for any dc trip. Close to the metro. Close to dupont circle and within walking distance to downtown dc.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a little worried when my secretary booked the room when the price was so low. I was more than pleasantly surprised. The room was large and well appointed the service was excellent, staff was very attentive.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here while visiting my child, who is attending the University of California's summer intern in DC program (UC dorm is across the street from this hotel). It was the perfect hotel for my needs, small room but big enough for my needs and the price was very reasonable. My neighbors were pretty noisy late night and the insulation through... More 

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toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is walking distance from the White House and the Mall. My only complaint is that the restaurant is way over priced, however also walking distance are some reasonable priced restaurants along Connecticut Ave. Parking is $39 dollars a night and believe it or not Wi-Fi is not included? I would stay there for the convenience of location and... More 

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