We stayed at this hotel as part of a wedding package for a family member that was getting married in the area and it was excellent. The room was clean and comfortable with 2 Queen beds that felt like newer mattresses. There was no sag or springy feel you get in some lower cost hotels. There was a nice flat screen TV, refrigerator, free wifi, and plenty of space for a family of four to enjoy the room. The bathroom seemed recently updated with nice dark wood vanity and beautiful towel rack with cute boxes to hold extra towels - it looked real sharp and added some shelving to place things. The shower was nice with a very large shower head and was high enough to allow a person of average height to fit without having to duck underneath.
The hotel staff, especially at the front desk, were all extremely friendly and new we were in the wedding and asked how things were going. It was great to see such personable people running the front of a hotel - great job! The breakfast was excellent for a free hotel breakfast, with eggs, sausage, biscuits, muffins, bagels, toast, cereal, fruit, and yogurt. They also had the coolest automatic pancake maker the the kids loved. Unfortunately it repeatedly broke down during our stay, but it was nice having pancakes rather than the make your own waffles that are typically part of hotel fair. The hotel has an outdoor pool, but as we are in late September it was closed - it would have been nice to see that enclosed to allow year round usage.
There were only a few small issues we had with the room. First the toilet in the bathroom was a very high pressure flush and therefore was extremely loud. The high pressure was good, but when you can hear people in other rooms flushing their toilet at 1 in the morning - it gets kind of annoying. Our room was also just down the hall from the elevators and we could hear the ding of the elevators throughout the night. The room seemed well soundproofed from outside noise, but internally the noise seemed to carry a bit more than I would have expected.
Overall this was a great hotel with an excellent location right off I270 and although there were a few issues it really deserves consideration as a great place to stay.
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- Also Known As:
- Hampton Inn Germantown / Gaithersburg Hotel Germantown
- Germantown Hampton Inn