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“Nice location, but not the best service” 3 of 5 stars
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Club Quarters in Washington, D.C.
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   839 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006 (Dupont Circle)   |  
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Ranked #77 of 136 Hotels in Washington DC
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“Nice location, but not the best service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We didn't really run into any trouble with the hotel. It just seemed that the staff really kept to themselves and didn't smile too much. When we checked it, they gave us the keys and didn't say much more. No offering us maps or anything (which we noticed were available when we checked out. Would've helped if they offered it to us when we checked in.)

We were just traveling in town for 2 days to take a look around DC. The location was prime, especially if you are staying on the weekdays. However, if you are traveling on weekends and thought about using the Metro, read on.... We arrived on Friday morning, got off the Farragout West Metro entrance and the hotel was just right next door! Imagine our delight! However, the next day, we saw that the station entrance was actually closed on weekends. So, our first time using the convenient entrance also turned out to be our last. For the next 2 days, we would walk about a block or two to use the Metro. It's not too bad. However, that was one of the main reasons we chose this hotel. So, it was a bit of a let down.

Overall, the inside of the hotel is tiny. But, it's clean and convenient. I especially liked their water bottling machine where they offer empty bottles and filtered water to refill it with as many times as you like.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • 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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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58 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

My husband and I were attending an affair at the White House and selected this hotel due to its location and price. It's a quality hotel with clean, pleasantly decorated hotel rooms in an excellent location that can't be beat for the price. The rooms are on the small side. But the quality of the staff, service, cleanliness and value can't be beat. There is a nice lounge on the second floor for those staying over a number of days if you're looking for a place to relax. There is a bar and restaurant on site (adjourning) which we did not have time to visit. All rooms have free internet access.

Room Tip: The deluxe rooms offer a microwave, dishes and small refrig and are definitely worth the extra cost...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sippersfeld, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We where here on business and was a great location for us. Rooms r small but clean and nice.the resturant in the hotel was very good and the staff was very helpful.Close to metro and some other resturants.

Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

You are literally right beside the train station. It's called Ferregout station or something that sounds like that. White house is up the street and around the corner. The single rooms are small and beside a huge office building. Be careful opening the curtains. Bathroom is super small but there is free wifi. There are many clubs for the night life scene. Just walk up to M street and you'll hear the music pumping. There is a pizza place that delivers up until 4am. The hotel has a bar also. The breakfast buffet is not worth $21 so don't even go there but if you plan on eating the buffet expect fresh fruit, pork sausage or bacon, grits, potatoes, cereal, coffee, milk, orange juice. For $21 I want made to order food. DC is a dynamic place to please get out and see it. I love the U corridor area. very lively.

Room Tip: Get a suite so you can have more room. the singles are very small.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Princeton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The rooms are very small and the entire place looks like a morgue. The room & the bathroom feel very cheap & flimsy. I had a bad experience with the check-in process as well. The staff had given my room to another guest (their excuse was that everyone from my ethnic group looks the same & have the same name- no kidding!). They kep me & family standing in the tiny lobby for about 45 minutes until they could get the issue resolved. Also, beware of the parking garage they recommend which is 1.5 blocks away. You will find cheaper garages closer than that (towards the White House. Avoid this place.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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charleston, wv
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I you are not a business man in a $2000 a suit, and you've book online, you might want to skip this place. This place is lifeless, sterile, closed up and even the lamps in the rooms have flourescent bulbs. The staff is unctuous and disdainful of people who do not fit their bill. There was no open rudeness WHATSOEVER, just a palpable disregard for those the staff thinks are amateurs.

The room I had was more like a cubicle than a hotel room. It was so cold and lifeless I felt like was in a pod. Of course, there's no even cracking the windows in these places. And if you are not flying in, DO NOT stay here. There's absolutely no curb service or place to pull in, let alone park and the staff clearly feels they have no reason to provide any sort of parking services nor even any information.

This place is so geared towards business travelers that they seem to openly discourage everyone else. The only shining part about this place was the bar and restaurant which was superb and allows for open front dining. It's airy, and beautiful.

The hotel itself was an awful experience. You know folks, Hotwire travelers write reviews too. And if you don't like us, take your chances on getting stuck with empty rooms.

Skip this pretentious, self important, lifeless place.

Room Tip: Don't choose any. That's my tip.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Wayland, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We had an unplanned trip to DC - and (even though we are not members) we booked Club Quarters because of the location. Our room had to have the curtain closed so as to not share observations with the business meeting in the next building; however, it had everything we needed and nothing we did not need. The rate was very good, the staff friendly and helpful - especially when we had an emergency change of plans.
The water was a terrific asset (we could fill our own travel containers). Every recommendation the staff provided was as presented - and we had a delightful experience.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Club Quarters in Washington, D.C.

Address: 839 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20006
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#33 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#63 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#72 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#79 Family Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Club Quarters in Washington, D.C. 4*
Number of rooms: 161
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Club Quarters, Washington DC is located on Farragut Square, two blocks from the White House, and a short walk to all monuments and museums. Club Quarters hotels provide contemporary, efficient accommodations in an inviting, club-like atmosphere. Innovative and complimentary features include free, fast WiFi in guest rooms and throughout the hotel, our Club Living Room - a lounge area for socializing, relaxing or working with computer work stations and wireless network printing, free, chilled purified water stations with refillable bottles located throughout the hotel, and an easy-to-use and understand Guest Loyalty Program. ... more   less 
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