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“A great, old classic hotel” 4 of 5 stars
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Omni Shoreham Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20008 (Upper Northwest)   |  
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Ranked #15 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Littleton, Colorado
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“A great, old classic hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I had another very good stay at the Omni Shoreham. The rooms are large (even the standard rooms) and well decorated to fit the historical character of the era the hotel was first opened. The staff, from check-in to maid service, was very friendly and accomodating. The fitness center, while not large in comparision to the hotel, was kept fresh and clean. Both free weights as well as machines are available. The hotel is also a short, 5-minute walk to the Woodley Park/Zoo metro stop, which makes it convenient for getting around D.C.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

From beginning to end the perfect experience. Made to feel welcome, cared for and comfortable. And it is just a beautiful piece of history with great attention to interior architectural detail. Don't miss it.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stay in the Shoreham Omni when we visit Washington DC and we always have a great hotel experience for an excellent rate. Highly recommend - excellent amenities and very beautiful old world ambience.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Springfield, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Great place to stay. Become a member of their guest services program - it will take less than 5 minutes to check in. The bell men had my luggage at my room by the time I arrived. I did not like the attitude I received from the valet parkers when I elected to park on the street instead. They completely stopped interacting with me when I told them I was considering the street.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Washington, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Stayed there for a conference for 5 nights. Room was quiet as requested, clean. Room service good and at the requested time. WEnt to the fitness center every day. Qualioty and condition of the equipment good. Metro Station 5 min away from the hotel.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 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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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014 via mobile

It's a lovely hotel, but the restaurant is very expensive, not much around it other than restaurants. The supermarkets across the road from the hotel not great limited range and not real friendly. recommend using cabs over the hop on tour to get into Washington it's cheaper and faster

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Washington D.C., United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Stayed 5 nights for business conference. Except for its elegance, you'd never know this historical hotel was built in 1930. Very enjoyable stay. 1 block from Woodley Park metro station. Numerous dining opportunities within walking distance.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Additional Information about Omni Shoreham Hotel

Address: 2500 Calvert Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest , Woodley Park / Zoo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#11 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#12 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Omni Shoreham Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Come home to the Omni Shoreham Hotel, a true Washington landmark. Located in one of the most sought after DC neighborhoods, this luxury property fuses modern comforts with distinguished service. This urban oasis is located on 11 plush acres just steps from the metro and the National Zoo. Sip a cocktail in the Marquee Bar or, during the warmer months, guests can lounge poolside at one of the "South's Best Pools" as rated by Southern Living Magazine. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Omni Hotel Washington Dc
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Omni Shoreham Hotel Washington Dc
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