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American Inn of Bethesda

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Ringold, GA, United States
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel with with a Beatles tribute band called The WannaBeatles. We had the pleasure of spending three days at the conveniently located American Inn. It is located in the heart of beautiful Bethesda close to a variety of excellent restaurants as well as Walter Reed Hospital. The rooms were clean and comfortable. The staff went out of their way... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

We were happy and excited to host you and your group at the American Inn, as I realize that you had many choices for accommodations in Bethesda. Thank you for your feedback. We wish you continued success with your tour and look forward to your next visit with us! More

Elkton, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This little inn is not grand or elegant but it is clean, quiet, secure and comfortable. The breakfast is very good and is served in a cozy little nook that gets plenty of light. Parking is a little bit tight but the limited number of spaces are all extremely convenient to the lobby. The outstanding feature is the staff. Sam,... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to talk about your experience with us on Trip Advisor. I'm glad to hear that our staff, service and accommodations exceeded your expectations. We hope you will stay with us again in the near future. More

Syracuse, ny
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

American Inn is about a half mile south of the NIH, very convenient for folks visiting the hospital there. The physical plant is 3-4 stars, nice basic clean place. The STAFF however, bumps it up to a solid 5 star. These people are incredibly nice and helpful. They understand the drill at NIH and will help you sort it all... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. It's good to hear that our efforts to deliver memorable service and quality amenities at a good value have succeeded. We hope that you will choose our hotel again in the future. More

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family had our family reunion at the hotel and the overall experience was wonderful. The staff was excellent from the time we checked in till we checked out. The parking garage was being worked on so they took care of all of our parking fees during the weekend. The breakfast was excellent. The staff was wonderful, friendly. The rooms... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We really enjoyed hosting you and your family at our hotel. I'm glad to hear that our service and accommodations met and exceeded your expectations. I hope that you will chose us again for your next reunion. We appreciate your business. More

Scranton, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose the hotel for its location, which was great for doing what we needed to do. We appreciated being able to park for free and have breakfast on site. Our room was small but had everything we needed and was clean. What made the stay memorable, however, was the friendly, helpful service that Sam and Dipshan, managers, provided. They... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback on our service and accommodations. I'm happy to hear that our staff created a memorable experience for you at the American Inn. We hope that you will choose us again during your next visit to Bethesda. More

Dana point
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Paying $100 a night, I had modest expectations for my stay here. A clean room, competent housekeeping, and basic safety would have been enough. None of those expectations were met. Within my first few days, I found mice running around the room. I had to buy and set up my own mousetraps . If this place isn't in violation of... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that your stay went so miserably, especially since you were here with us for such a long time. I am disappointed that, despite our efforts, we were still unable to resolve the challenges you reported to your complete satisfaction. We are committed to providing a safe and comfortable experience to every guest, which is why it... More

New Canaan, Connecticut
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I was literally blown away with the service, kindness and professionalism that was shown by Manager on duty Sam. In a difficult situation he was really helpful and went above and beyond to accommodate me ending my trip in most positive way In addition, he secured a complimentary shuttle service, much needed by me from Will, who was also so... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I'm happy to hear that our staff was responsive to your needs and expectations. We hope that you will choose our hotel again for your next visit to Bethesda. More

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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Except the price... you get what you pay for. 1) Smallest room I've ever seen. You could barely make you're way around. Like a closet 2) Terrible service. Housekeeping never showed up, request for towels ignored. 3) Only few (and very tight) parking spaces. Buffet breakfast was not edible

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that we fell short of your expectations during your last stay. I understand how frustrating it can be when things don't go as well as you expect. Although some of our rooms are more cozy than others, we make every effort to honor the specific requests for room types and sizes. It's also disappointing to hear... More

Hamilton
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our stay was very good. Front desk staff were helpful and friendly. Thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor pool with the warm weather. Very convenient location to DC using the metro or driving. Would go back to Rockville for shopping. Breakfast was a great start to the day of sightseeing. Parking at the hotel is very limited. All in all would stay... More

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Darryl C, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast and our location. We appreciate your comments and your business. We hope that you will stay with us again. More

1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We stayed at the American Inn of Bethesda over 4th of July weekend and booked through Expedia. We ended up booking the wrong dates by mistake, and didn't realize it until we got a call saying we were supposed to have checked out at 11:00. We were in the middle of DC at this point, and because we were so... More

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I'm glad that our staff was accommodating to you. Thanks for leaving your feedback. We appreciate your business and look forward to your next visit to Bethesda. More

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Address: 8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
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Location: United States > Maryland > Bethesda
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — American Inn of Bethesda 2.5*
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