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Bethesda Court Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7740 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Formerly Golden Tulip Bethesda Court Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Bethesda
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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“great value and location, good service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

This appears to be an older hotel that has been very thoughtfully remodeled. Comfortable rooms and a great location. The staff were very pleasant. Only complaint was that I had trouble with the wireless. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Harrisonburg, VA
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012

I needed a one-night room in Bethesda for a short meeting at NIH early the next morning. I was very impressed with the room, the staff and the facility in general. The bed was comfortable, everything was clean, and the staff was accomodating and pleasant. I was handed two complimentary water bottles and some chocolate when I arrived. Yes, the elevators and the showers are small and I can imagine that the parking lot may sometimes fill. But for me, there were plenty of parking spots and, as I'm used to paying $30+ for a day of parking in an urban hotel, the $14 price tag was nothing. (In addition, when I pointed out that I wasn't charged for it on my hotel bill, the front desk clerk told me "not to worry about it.") Overall, I was very pleasantly surprised by my Bethesda find and would definitely stay there again.

Stayed February 2012, traveled on business
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Rio de Janeiro
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

This hotel has really nice and spacious rooms. The staff is friendly and very helpful - they arranged a car to take me to the airport promptly.
However, the breakfast is not a strong point as there are few options.
The location is great if you are attending a meeting at NIH, but it can take you 30 min to get to downtown DC during rush hour - there's a metro station two blocks away.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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Mid-Atlantic
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We liked the convenient location, the clean and well-kept room and the European feel of the property. The staff was courteous and knowledgeable. Would stay here again!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Brooklyn, NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

We have stayed here many times, visiting daughter in DC near MD line. Reasonable rates, comfy beds, better than average continental breakfast, parking fees very modest for DC area. Pleasant lobby lounge area and lovely garden is a real amenity. Many restaurants walking distance with wonderful pancake house just across the parking lot.

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Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Boston, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

This was our second 5-night stay at the BCH, as we stayed there for 5 nights last year at the same time of year. There were a few minor changes due to the change of management from last year, one being that we paid for our parking (last year was complementary during the Christmas holiday), although the room rate was less. This hotel is a very good value, comfortable, friendly, and convenient to DC. I think that some of the mattresses may need replacement, as ours wasn't firm, and for two people sharing a double this can be a bit challenging. After our first night our room wasn't made up. I had spoken to the cleaning person to alert them the "Do not disturb" sign would be out until noon, but after that the room would be empty and available for cleaning. When we all arrived back that night, the room hadn't been cleaned even though the sign had been removed and the room vacated by noon. When I spoke to the person on duty, he was very apologetic. He would be sure to alert the cleaning staff. We had no further issues with cleaning, and the room was left tidy and well stocked subsequent days. Despite the one difficulty, we would certainly return to the BCH, particularly with the perk of a very nice breakfast offered daily.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

The BCH is an excellent choice for anyone going to the National Institutes of Health. There is a free shuttle to and from the NIH. The hotel rooms are clean and comfortable. Each room has a mini frig, iron and ironing board, coffee machine, and safe. Included in the rate is a continental breakfast. The hotel is located 2 blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station (Red Line).. It is convenient to get to DC without the hassle of fighting traffic.

  • Stayed October 2011, 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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Additional Information about Bethesda Court Hotel

Address: 7740 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814 (Formerly Golden Tulip Bethesda Court Hotel)
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Location: United States > Maryland > Bethesda
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Business Hotel in Bethesda
#4 Family Hotel in Bethesda
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bethesda Court Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 74
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ideally located in a charming neighborhood outside of Washington DC, the Bethesda Court Hotel provides elegant European hospitality in an intimate, gracious environment. Enjoy the first-class amenities and accommodations of this stunning hotel, combined with the warmth and comfort of a traditional bed and breakfast. Few other Washington DC area hotels offer such an inviting experience. Consider our English boutique-style property as your private retreat - providing a quiet, comfortable haven just 8 miles from downtown Washington DC. Our premier Bethesda, MD hotel is ideally located just two miles from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and National Institutes of Health.Or set out and explore the exclusive shops and restaurants within blocks of our front door. Conveniently two short blocks away from the Red Line's Bethesda Metro Station, nine miles away from Union Station train station, & 11 miles away from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Truly a gem among DC area hotels, the Bethesda Court offers the timeless elegance of another era in an exquisite setting. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Golden Tulip Bethesda
Bethesda Golden Tulip

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