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American Inn of Bethesda

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8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
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Potomac, Maryland
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

The rooms (I asked to change rooms) are all dirty looking and smelly. We had to sleep in our clothes because I didn't think the linens were clean. This was quite a surprise because of the neighborhood in which it is located. Further, there were a few scary looking characters hanging around the entrance to the hotel. This place is... More 

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

Thank you for your honest and candid feedback. I am very disappointed to hear that we failed to meet your expectations at our hotel during your last stay. It is our goal at the American Inn to provide a unique, comfortable and quality stay experience at a competitive price point for our guests staying in Bethesda. We are sensitive to... More 

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49 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

My husband had an appointment at Walter Reed so we decided to stay the night. When we checked in we were told that parking was first come first serve for their 20 car parking lot. We had to park in a different area a block away and pay for our meter until 10 pm. I am ok with a hotel... More 

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xxx8310, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Dear gnatc26, I am saddened to hear that we failed to meet your expectation at your recent stay with us and I sincerely apologize. Our goal is to exceed each guest's expectation and therefore appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us. I will be happy to discuss this in detail with you so please contact me... More 

Bogota DC, Colombia
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25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We stay in the Hotel for 2 days, and it was really a good experience. The breakfast was very good, very complete, in the Guapo´s restaurant, so it was very confortable. The neigborhood its nice and you can find anything yo need. The Metro station its a little far, like a 15 minutes walk. The hotel seems very clean and... More 

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xxx8310, Guest Services at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Hello Juanse, It is wonderful to hear that you have had a great stay with us. I agree that there are over 190 restaurants and almost 250 shops in the area in which you can have access to by using the free Bethesda circulator aside from our own shuttle that runs a mile only from the hotel. Thank you for... More 

Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Arianne and Zein so helpful and accomodating. Thanks everyone! Except for the parking lot. Because they don't have available slot, so you need to parked across the street! Well done to Arianne and Zein.

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xxx8310, Guest Services at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Hello John, We apologize for the inconvenience with the parking during your recent stay at the American Inn Bethesda. Our parking is limited but there is overflow public meter parking across the street from the hotel at a fee of $0.80 per hour. The American Inn feeds the meter at no charge to our guests from 7am-10am each day. This... More 

Smyrna, Delaware
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I believe made a mistake in letting their manger Dan go. Dan was a most informed person in all of Bethesda, Md. His knowledge of the area and town helped me in my many trips there to get around, find things, get to other places, banks, malls historic sites the whole gamut of any where that any value to see... More 

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Thank Gregori W
xxx8310, Guest Services at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your continued patronage of the American Inn Bethesda. We are glad to hear that Dan always provided you with exemplary service, a goal that we strive to achieve for all our guests. Our staff is dedicated to this goal and look forward to your future stays with us. More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Stayed here with my Explorica group and had a wonderful experience, from day 1 and all the way through to checking out day 5, the front desk personnel were always pleasant, very helpful and willing to help in accomodating the needs of the group, even when I called for advice about nearby pizza availability, at every opportunity the staff were... More 

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Thank LMCinVB
xxx8310, Guest Services at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Hello LMCinVB! Thank you for your candid feedback. I shared this with our team and they really appreciated your positive insights in our hotel. We are very happy to have served your team. Satisfying all of your needs was our top priority. We look forward to your future stays with us. You can still reach us at (301) 656-9300 for... More 

da burgh
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123 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

This hotel is what it is. An older, no frills place that is close to the NIH and WRNMMC. It had a few issues; I noticed them, my husband didn't care or notice. Good: Close to places you need to be. In fair shape/ standard shape like an comfort inn from 5-10 years ago. Large rack to hang clothes. Nice... More 

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Thank Linda M
xxx8310, Guest Sevices at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Dear Linda, Thank you for your detailed feedback. We are glad that some of our amenities including the free internet, breakfast and excellent location met your needs but regret the others that did not you’re your expectation .We have addressed the setbacks to our maintenance department for immediate action. We would also like to mention that the vicinity has almost... More 

Judsonia, AR
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

Very good location for a visit to Walter Reed and has lots of good restaurants around it within walking distance. The outer rooms are very small and are good for one person but I found it cramped for two. The inside rooms were larger and very nice. Parking is terrible and there are only maybe 12 spots at the hotel... More 

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austin
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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Stayed here two nights, was a very small room but fine for what we needed it for - to sleep! Staff was friendly, location was GREAT. Had everything you need- a little fridge, coffee maker. Room was clean, internet worked like a charm. If you're looking for a basic no frills, clean place in a great location - this is... More 

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Newark, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

It was very clean and nice bedroom. Moreover, they served variety complimentary breakfast, internet and parking. Nothing to complain at all. Staff were friendly, especially Adeline who accomodated my special request, and helpful. I highly recommended this hotel.

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