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The Jefferson, Washington DC
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1200 16th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Dupont Circle)   |  
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Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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“Perfection as I expected.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013 via mobile

Caveat- we were a banquet. I did not stay in a room, so that eating should be n/a. This hotel is in the middle of the city, close to everything, and DC the way DC has always been. It is elegant, full of history, and beautiful. The staff were amazing and efficient. They were there when we needed them and invisible when we didn't need them. The food was wonderful! Inventive and tasty, each course complimented the next. I was, remarkably, not hungry or stuffed- it was just right. I highly recommend this venue for intimate banquets. Our group was 50 people.

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Perth, Australia
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Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

Stayed at the Jefferson for 5 nights in April 2013. Our room was clean, good size and excellent amenities. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone that is looking for a classy hotel in a good location.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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Long Island City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

We found a great deal for a room at TheJefferson in DC and my wife and I checked other travelers opinions on TRipAdvisor.
Not only were the reviews on target but we loved the room-the concierge-the location-the service
A total winner!!not only was the. Hotel great but our deal included parking and breakfast-both are a tremendous value
You have to stay at the Jefferson if you are. Going to DC

Room Tip: Stay away from the second floor
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We spent a weekend at this hotel for a quick getaway. It is a beautiful hotel in a quiet neighborhood approximately six blocks from the White House. We reserved a Deluxe King room which was very nice and the bed and pillows were extremely comfy. The television in the bathroom is a nice touch when you are getting ready in the morning. We particularly enjoyed The Quill bar and Luca made a fabulous mint julep (it was Kentucky Derby Saturday) and we really enjoyed speaking with him! Because The Plume restaurant was closed on Sunday we had dinner in The Quill's bar outside patio, a truly spectacular setting. Our waitress was wonderful and the food was delicious. All the staff were very helpful and we did enjoy our time there. For future reference, the Deluxe King room we stayed in was not how it is described on the website's floor plan for that room and was located in an alley not a rooftop or city view. Unless you are lucky enough to be given the bigger Deluxe King I would reserve the smaller Premier King. The Plume restaurant is closed on Sunday and Monday and the house car is not available on weekends and when it is will not go to either Union Station or an airport.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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JeffersonDC, General Manager at The Jefferson, Washington DC, responded to this review, May 23, 2013
Dear nph24,

I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, but in particular that you found our staff very helpful and wonderful. Our team takes great pride in providing genuine service and it will be my pleasure to share your comments with them. I did want to apologize that our web site’s floor plan description did not match your impressions of the room. As a result, I am reviewing all of our room descriptions to ensure we are providing guests with a more accurate depiction. Thank you for your valuable feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to The Jefferson, on any future visits to Washington, DC.

Robert Jenny
Director of Operations
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We spent one night here last week. It was a fabulous experience! This hotel is a class act, from the time we checked in until the time we checked out. The place is absolutely spotless and the service impeccable! We will definitely be back!

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 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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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Stayed in March for three nights and the Jefferson was upto its usual high standards. I was not as happy with the location of my room as it was quite noisy on the corner of the hotel, but otherwise excellent.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

The Jefferson is the most elegant, cozy hotel in DC. It has wonderful nooks and crannies to explore and beautiful artwork. Sitting in the Quill bar was a joy to have great food, people watching with a piano bar. It is a great getaway, very private and sumptuous, with excellent staff and minutes from everything in DC.

Room Tip: The double queen room is huge and the suites are beautiful.
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  • Stayed April 2013, 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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Address: 1200 16th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#1 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#3 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Jefferson, Washington DC 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to The Jefferson, Washington's second most prestigious address. Distinguished, sophisticated and discreet, this 95-room luxury boutique hotel exemplifies all that its namesake, Thomas Jefferson, held dear -intricately thought-out design, twenty elegantly appointed suites, the most modern amenities including a petite spa, culinary excellence and exceptional personalized service. ... more   less 
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