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The Jefferson, Washington DC

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1200 16th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Jefferson Friday July 31 until Sunday, August 2nd. It was FABULOUS! We loved it! From the moment we walked in till we left for the airport yesterday everything was terrific! Our room was spacious, clean, and the bathroom had the coolest mirror with a small screen TV in it! The shower was one of the best... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I spent six nights here in a large king room on the fourth floor. Room was quiet, immaculate, luxurious, clean and comfortable. Lovely bedding and towels. Bathroom was shower only with an excellent assortment of toiletries. ALL staff were genuinely nice and anxious to please. Several extra nice touches included iced tea in the lobby every afternoon,... More 

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

Dear Melissa D., Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay. I’m glad that you and your husband enjoyed your guest room amenities, as well as the level of service you received. Your comments regarding our staff are greatly appreciated and I will make sure they are relayed to the team. We hope to welcome you... More 

Rome
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is a five minute walk from the White House. Staff is really welcoming, rooms are on the small side, but cozy and elegant. Our rate included breakfast that was quite nice, served in a beautiful setting. Loved the tv screen stuck in the bathroom mirror :) Overall: highly recommended.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

When planning my trip to DC i chose another hotel rated in the top five instead of the Jefferson. What a mistake. After one night I moved to the Jefferson. This is an excellent hotel with modern amenities, nice rooms, gorgeous bathrooms and wonderful staff. Stay here. You will not regret it.

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

Dear sidneyzrh, I was so pleased to read that you enjoyed your recent stay, and that you were able to experience The Jefferson while you were in town. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our entire staff. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future! Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com More 

Oslo, Norway
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at The Jefferson for two nights in July. This is truly an excellent hotel and our stay at The Jefferson made our visit to DC even more worth it. Our room was very spacious and elegantly decorated, and had a comfortable bathroom. The staff were extremely polite and helpful. We will undoubtedly stay at The... More 

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

Dear idapidaoslo, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay. I was pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful visit to DC, and that The Jefferson could be a special part of that experience. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to our entire staff. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

County Cork, Ireland
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94 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful hotel that combines a deep sense of history with stylish and modern appointments and terrific service. From the address - 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue - to the relaxed check-in, beautifully appointed rooms and wonderful bars and restaurant where service is first class the hotel exudes style and exclusivity. As a base for touring the capital it is... More 

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

Dear Westynut, I was so pleased to read your review regarding your recent stay at The Jefferson and that you experienced terrific service during your time in Washington, DC. I’m glad that you found our location to be accommodating and that you had the opportunity to dine in our food and beverage outlets. Should your travels bring you back to... More 

Dallas, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just wrapped up a week-long vacation in D.C. We enjoyed several fantastic meals and some amazing sightseeing; however, I think my favorite part of the vacation was my stay at the Jefferson. The hotel is on the smaller side, but it has all of the amenities you could possibly want. This is a hotel where details matter. From the lovely... More 

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

Dear HeatherTexas99, Your favorite part of your stay; that’s great! I’m so pleased you experienced great customer service from our staff and that you thoroughly enjoyed your time at The Jefferson. I do hope that we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the future. Sincerely, David Bueno Hotel Manager dbueno@jeffersondc.com More 

Hawaii
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stayed at The Jefferson on a trip which included business and pleasure. I booked the hotel based on reviews from tripadvisor. The room we were given was quite small for our family so I requested a larger room which was given at an additional fee. We check into the room after dark and the curtains were closed for... More 

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

Dear Fritz21, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay with us. While I’m glad that overall, you enjoyed your time with us, I’d like to apologize that the room you upgraded to did not allow for natural light and that it was not properly communicated that you were being placed in an ADA room. I would enjoy the... More 

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102 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had some outstanding rest at this hotel- maybe because I was alone and not disturbed by a partner but one night of my stay I slept the entire night without waking up once- unusual for me now. Here were the unusually perfect conditions for sleep: amazing mattress and linens- better than we have at home. Triple glazed windows that... More 

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

Dear anonj, Thank you for taking the time to post about your recent stay at The Jefferson. I’m so glad that your stay was a restful one and that you enjoyed our bedding and mattresses. I was also pleased to read that you found the staff to be helpful and friendly and that you would return to the property. I... More 

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

Great hotel, great rooms, great staff, and great location. Not too pleased with the "five star" restaurant, food was not great and the ambiance could've been better. Would definitely stay here again but will not be dining at the restaurant again.

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