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“Perfect for Sight Seeing” 4 of 5 stars
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Twelve & K Hotel Washington DC
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1201 K. Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005 (Formerly Four Points by Sheraton) (Downtown / Chinatown)   |  
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Ranked #105 of 133 Hotels in Washington DC
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews 97 reviews
24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
“Perfect for Sight Seeing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is only a short walk from: The Capitol, The Smithsonians, the National Mall and all of it's memorials, the hockey/basketball arena, the Holocaust Museum, etc. It is very clean, and very affordable (then again I came down during the off-season). You did have to pay $50 to park overnight, and it was valet-only... keep that in mind. The room was fine - nothing spectacular, but we weren't here to stay in the room - we were here to explore. The staff at the front desk were very helpful and friendly.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend last weekend for another friend's wedding.
I have no complaints- I believe you get what you pay for, and my experience holds true to that saying.
Twelve and K is a hand-over from Sheraton, I believe. Sometimes that equates with a full remodel, but sometimes it doesn't and in this case I suspect the latter.
The room was basic- clean but small, and the standard tiny hotel bathroom.
The lobby appeared more updated, but honestly I spent very little time there so I made no close inspection.
It was well-located from where we needed to be, and not far at all from Metro, food, and basic shopping.
Most importantly, it was competitively priced against the newer, more upscale hotels in the area.
Worked for me, no regrets!

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was notified of the hotel closing for renovations in mid December early this morning, one month out from renovation and my reservation. A reservation that I had made almost a year ago.
I made peace with the fact that this hotel had changed hands, as my reservation was going to be honored.
I am still waiting on a refund for my prepaid room, which I probably would not have been given to me if I did not ask for it.
While I have not stayed here, after this experience I would not recommend to anyone traveling to Washington DC.

Stayed November 2014
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26 hotel reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I were going into DC again I would not stay at this hotel.
I have always stayed in the burbs of DC and was very disappointed with room and price.
Person in our group had roaches in his room. The hotel did not charge him for the room but it still is what it is,,,roaches!

  • Stayed November 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Salt lake, ut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was booked here as part of a conference I just attended. It really was a surreal experience. The bathroom was a mess with dirt and mildew present all around the small tub. The room had cockroaches galore, and a staff that was uncaring at best!! The cost was over $300 a night with an additional $50 thrown in on top of that for parking, with valets that were impossible to find when you actually needed your car. The rooms, especially the bathrooms were outdated and dingy. Could not even find an Advil in the gift shop. This place was recently renamed, and I expect to see new ownership again soon at this place. Avoid at all costs!!!

  • Stayed October 2014, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The hotel is convenient to go to Dupont Circle, Metro Center and Chinatown.

The front desk staffs are warm and friendly.

The room is small with limited stylish decorations. However, the room is quite and the bed is pretty comfortable, so a good sleep is not a problem.

Stayed November 2014, traveled on business
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Amazing location. Nice gym space. Restaurant is average for hotel food. Other than slamming doors, quiet space. Comfortable bed. Bathroom is a little cramped. Hotel staff is friendly. Allowed me to check in early which was appreciated after a red eye flight from Portland, OR.

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Additional Information about Twelve & K Hotel Washington DC

Address: 1201 K. Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005 (Formerly Four Points by Sheraton)
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Twelve & K Hotel Washington DC 3*
Number of rooms: 265
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Get shelter from the hustle and bustle of the nation's capital at the Twelve & K Hotel Washington DC. You'll be able to breathe with ease all throughout the hotel with 100% smoke-free facilities. Breathe a sigh of relief as you'll have no trouble getting a free Internet connection within your rooms or the lobby. There's a lot more to get excited about and enjoy. At Twelve & K Hotel Washington DC, even the breathing is easy - our hotel is 100% smoke-free. Giving you one less thing to worry about when you travel. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Four Points By Sheraton Hotel Washington Dc
4 Points By Sheraton
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Sheraton Hotel Washington Dc
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Washington Dc Sheraton
Washington Dc Four Points

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