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Jun 5, 2018
“This is Big City”
Jun 5, 2018
“Excellent location for a hotel stay”
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Penn Quarter
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 31, 2012

Penn Quarter is a great place to stay in DC! Abundance of Hotels, Shopping, Dinning, and Places Of Interest just within walking distance!

7  Thank LPH0707
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

This area is basically a business district: it is full on weekdays, especially lunch hour but empty on weekends except for tourists. There are a few good restaurants (Rasika and Central come to mind, check my reviews). There are too many homeless as usual for...More

1  Thank HelenaGuerra
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Kind of snooty but isn't that what it is meant to be. It isn't a daily drinker but a worthwhile one time visit. Expensive and sexy.

Thank Rick M
Reviewed June 5, 2018

This was the perfect location for us. We were staying at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. We were able to walk to the White House and to the National Mall. It's also a short walk to Chinatown where they have many wonderful restaurants. There's...More

Thank KarenV87
Reviewed May 15, 2017

It has lost its Chinese heritage, with barely an Asian eatery in sight. Yes, signs with Chinese letters, but that's about it...its growing, with new spots opening all the time, but nothing outrageous. Waiting for basic amenities, so if you are a tourist staying in...More

1  Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful area !! 😍😍 Really you need to pass by and drink some coffee there ☺️ I went there at evening 😊

Thank Ruzzaa
Reviewed February 10, 2017

Penn Quarter is situated between Pennsylvania Avenue and Chinatown. Many locals considered Penn Quarter is the west of Chinatown (Verizon center) to Penn Ave with new buildings (office and residential). Penn Quarter and Chinatown can be accessed easily by many buses and Metro (green/yellow/red) lines....More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Convenient to the Metro. Many great varied restaurants. There are s restaurant that will please every member of the family and the old buildings are interesting.

Thank Brellie
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This is a great place of DC to stay and visit with all their museums and WONDERFUL restaurants. We hardly left the Penn Quarter area.

Thank LeslieinTN
Reviewed June 16, 2016

I visited several museums in this area and logically, stopped in some chain shops and unique restaurants for a bite to eat. What surprised me everywhere was how friendly the people were, unlike here in the UK. The streets are large and you feel safe...More

Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Once not a particularly safe or welcoming area, the Penn Quarter now is buzzing with restaurants representing many national cuisines. It's both interesting fast food and expensive good. It has a fair number of retail shops and it is in close proximity to the National...More

Thank PlatinumHoney
Reviewed March 13, 2016

This is a concentrated area of nice restaurants of all types to serve the business lunch/dinner crowd but also has plenty of options for tourists. Plenty of things to do for tours as well as hole int hew all restaurants near high end restaurants. Feels...More

Thank Brandon K
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