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The Jefferson, Washington DC

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1200 16th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Cleveland, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We originally had reservations at Hay Adams for a portion of my husband's 40th birthday trip to DC, but impulsively changed them to stay at The Jefferson based on it's ranking on TripAdvisor and recommendation by Conde Nast. We were also happy to be able to use our Amex FHR benefits and redeem a complimentary third night as advertised by... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear curiousaboutgeorge, Thank you for your feedback; I appreciate you taking the time to post about your recent stay and will be sure to pass along your kind words about Boone. I was glad that we were able to amend your bill and I have been in touch with each department regarding your feedback since we had first corresponded last... More 

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very elegantly decorated with not over doing it. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The staffs are outstanding and very attentive. It is walkable to many of the attractions. The best tip for the hotel is to book on the hotel's own website. Also be mindful of parking charges per night. The restaurant is a must... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Eunbee K, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit, and that you found our downtown location convenient for your stay. Additionally, I am glad to hear that our guest rooms and restaurant were to your liking. I do hope to welcome you back again... More 

Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Jefferson Hotel was so lovely and I can't say enough good things about it. Just the history made it special, the staff outstanding. The different dining rooms and food was excellent. We were there to see my grandson and to hit the perfect weekend for the Cherry Blossoms made this trip one of the best trips to DC.

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear mjreg , I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay, and that you admired our historical accents as well as our various dining outlets. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff, and I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future. Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent 4 days in DC and stayed at the Jefferson.It was our first trip there and we would highly recommend it to others. The hotel was spotless and extremely well run. Everyone from the front desk to bartenders were eager to please us and went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Cliff, one of the concierges... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear dgrop, I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay, and that you were able to experience some of our common areas such as the Book Room and dining outlets. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff, especially to Cliff and the team at Quill. We hope to welcome you back... More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at dozens of 5 star hotels and The Jefferson is certainly worthy of praise. We came down from NYC to spend three days to show our six year old son some of the more famous DC sights and The Jefferson was one of the highlights of our visit. From the minute we walked arrived to the second... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear LKLANYC , Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay at The Jefferson. I am so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the hotel, and that you were able to experience some of our dining outlets, our fitness facility and the Petite Spa. Additionally, I am glad that you found our location... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the pleasure of staying in this hotel for easter weekend. It is no wonder this hotel is ranked #1. We came with our 3 year old daughter, and the room was spacious enough for all of us considering our daughter used the roll-away bed. The room was clean and neat, with all the modern amenities but still had... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear FFsFromNY, I am so glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed your Easter stay, and that your daughter enjoyed her personalized children’s amenities. Your compliments regarding the service you received are truly appreciated, and we do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the future! Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are we seriously talking about the same Jefferson at the same exact address as this one? Really? Wow, you could've had me fooled. Granted, my wife and I arrived here for a nearby getaway for our 25th anniversary late last summer (sorry the review is so tardy), and it was fantastic for the first 5-10 minutes, as we were warmly... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Ramin D , Thank you for taking the time to post about your stay at The Jefferson late last summer. We've made a number of changes and improvements to the property since you last stayed with us. Please contact me directly if you wish to discuss further. I can be reached at the email address below or by calling... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First and foremost the staff of the hotel was excellent. I believe this is important as I've stayed in wonderful hotels where the staff won't acknowledge you or give you the time of day. We were warmly greeted in and out of the hotel throughout our stay. Housekeeping and turn down service were done at appropriate times (not too early,... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear Ben617 , Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay at The Jefferson. I am so glad to hear that you found your room and amenities to your liking, and will be sure to pass on your compliments to our staff. Additionally I will speak with our Engineering department regarding the small issue you had... More 

Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel did not live up to its 5 star rating. Although beautifully appointed, the rooms were small and the door was very close to the bed. The bathroom did not have a bath.. No hot drink facility in the room. Water and toiletries were not replaced when empty. The doormen and bar staff were excellent - its a shame... More 

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JeffersonDC, Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review

Dear caz1465, Thank you for your feedback. I believe we have been in contact regarding your recent stay with us and as we discussed, we were in agreement that your experience dining with us was not at the level at which we operate. If you would like to discuss anything further, you have my contact information and as I had... More 

Holbrook, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the minute we pulled up to the hotel the service was impeccable. The public areas are gorgeous and our room luxurious. The location can't be beat. We left the car parked our entire stay and walked everywhere...to all the major attractions and wonderful restaurants. Will defintly return.

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