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Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

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Louisville, Kentucky
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel just gets better every time we visit! It is amazing to be greeted like friends, somehow the staff (Manny, Tyler, and the rest of the front desk crew) must anticipate who is due to arrive because we were greeted with smiles, called by name, offered refreshing orange or cucumber water and seriously welcomed like long lost friends! The... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked the RL this time rather than the tried and tested other brands. Arriving to the hotel, the door staff were quick, courteous and helpful. My eyebrows were raised the moment I entered the lobby - in a good way. The folks at RL are definitely pushing innovation (which is sometimes doublespeak for "cost saving.") In this case though, they... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel RL is tucked away in a perfect, central location in northwest DC. It is great if you are visiting as a tourist; the subway is close by and there are many restaurants in the neighborhood. The rooms are large and well-kept with great beds and a big flatscreen TV. For the price, you really can't beat it. There... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear ErikaCurtiss, We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent stay. We are glad you loved the size of our rooms and our location. Please come back and stay with us again so you can see how our renovation turns out. I can guarantee that you will love it. More 

Burlington, Vermont
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second time to this modern, quirky but pretty cool hotel with good value. Easy location. Valet parking. Nice breakfast area and friendly staff. Breakfast was good. First time we had room on upper floor-spacious but strangely loud in terms of hearing street noise. Second time, lower floor, quieter, still spacious, clean room, comfy beds, etc.. Consistent with other reviews, the... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear welligirl, Thank you for posting a review on your most recent stay with us. We appreciate your loyalty. I agree with you that hair in the drain is "not cool". I can assure you that I have spoken with the Housekeeping Manager and we addressed this in our morning meeting with the room attendants. We do hope this does... More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very friendly and clean but truly the best part was Manny! He greeted us upon our arrival, helped us find a good place to eat and gave us suggestions on where to go and what to do. He was delightful! Our room was very nice and clean, however I booked a room with a "kitchenette" and the... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear maryhoglund, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on your family trip with us. We are happy to see that you enjoyed the hotel and especially Manny. He will make even the darkest of days seem bright. Please come back and stay with us again so you can see all of the changes from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You gotta run out to get breakfast. The outside isn't as clean as it should be and parking is toooooo expensive. $40 per night. Rediculous. If you are accommodating the hotel, they should accommodate your parking. An employee named Manny was the best part of our stay. Very knowledgeable, friendly and extremely helpful. If you stay there, make sure you... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Zumbawa, Thank you for taking the time to comment on your recent stay at Hotel RL DC. Parking in downtown DC is limited. Our parking rate is comparable to other hotels in the area. Our Front Desk is more than willing to provide our guests with options for other places to park that might be more cost effective. Thank... More 

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61 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beware, the hotel is located downtown, two blocks from the fire rescue services, that explained the very thoughtful note and a pair of earplugs that greeted us in our room. The window glasses were quite thin, and the fire service came blasting down the street at least 2-3 times a night! That could not be silenced by ear plugs... Saying... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Bissy2002, We appreciate your feedback! Our downtown location is great to get around town and enjoy some of our great restaurants, but it does make us susceptible to the downtown noise. Sometimes the back side is quieter. I am sorry the sirens kept you awake. Our housekeepers take great pride in their work and you noticing their note will... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel was not what I expected. Although I would not stay here again, you did have one employee that was super to us. Manny was fantastic. He talk with you, telling my husband and myself of the great places to visit. If I should happen to stay there again Manny would be the reason why. He made sure I got... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Vicki D, Thank you for posting a review. We are pleased to see that Manny made your stay! He is a true asset for the hotel. I am sorry that your large towel was not replaced. I can assure you, your comments will be expressed to the Housekeeping department so that this does not happen to guest in the... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a King Suite which was very spacious with new carpet and furniture but that's where the renovations stopped. The bathroom was a decent size but very old and in desperate need of renovation, the paint job was new but poorly done and the toilet actually moved...... That's never a good thing. The shower was old with average... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Tracey W, We appreciate you taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We take all feedback seriously. You are correct that the renovation is far from finished. We are currently working in the room installing new 55 inch TVs with HD, fresh paint, and new thermostats. The bathrooms were not a part of the scope this... More 

Santa Barbara
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel RL is a great hotel. It is situated right downtown, close to everything. The White House is within walking distance. The staff is really nice, but more importantly, very helpful without being asked. They see one's needs before one has to express them, and they fill the needs directly. They genuinely enjoy giving service which is uncommon today.... More 

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear SantaBarbaraguy, We appreciate your positive feedback! I know the team here will be thrilled when they read your review. They take pride in their work and when their efforts are recognized by our guests it gives them a boost. We appreciate your loyalty and will welcome you back with open arms and we will be excited to show you... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make Hotel RL Washington, DC your metropolitan home in our nation's capital. Our contemporary boutique hotel in Washington, DC is simple, stylish, and inspired by the vibrant pulse of the surrounding city. Hotel RL is within walking distance of the iconic sights of the National Mall, the diverse dining, nightlife and parkland of Dupont Circle, and only two blocks from the DC Metro. Take the District's energy as an invitation to explore. Discover experiences new and old alike in the stately architecture of Embassy Row, the ahead-of-trend nightlife of U Street, the world-class dining of Logan Square, and the tight-knit neighborhood feel of Shaw. Hotel RL provides a comfortable place to rest and recharge. The coffee is hot, the rooms are spacious, and the unique location provides assurance that no two stays will be the same. Come, connect, and enjoy DC at Hotel RL. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

Address: 1823 L St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-3832 (Formerly The Quincy)
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $137 - $421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
The Quincy Hotel Washington Dc
Quincy Hotel Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#16 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#16 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#18 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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