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Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went there for a big meeting and would be looking for something better if on my own. The hotel had positive and negative aspects. OK: the room was OK. Climate control good. Bathroom and bed OK. Housekeeping and cleanliness OK. Size OK for one person if you're not there much. Breakfast each day in the restaurant was fairly good...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing! Your feedback has help come up with creative ideas to enhance our in room dining experience. I invite you to return and allow my staff to show you what a delight we really are!!!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clearly improved from last time I was here (4 years ago). Club level rooms have been updated. Service and staff are excellent but the Club Lounge is nothing special. The variety of food could be better. The "navigators" are excellent on directions and maps.

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for noticing our service improvements. We have placed a laser focus on service and delighted to hear our efforts are paying off! Look forward to you hearing back from you on your next trip!!!

Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am attending a big Conference in Washington and the hotel is just across a small park. It takes under 5 minute to walk across. I have the luxury of returning to the hotel in the middle of the meeting. The Concierge floor serves breakfast and drinks throughout the day.

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing!! Our lounge area is a great location to get your morning started and end your evening after a long day at work! Delighted to hear you enjoyed it.

Rome
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a renaissance and it will not let you down. Great lobby where you can stay relax or work using one of the many couches or tables. Spacious rooms, nice and well Equipped gym, good sports bar. Very close to main attractions. Staff friendly and helpful. A place where to stay.

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing your discovery!! Our renaissance is truly a "go to" when it comes to "where I should say". Look forward to future visits with us!!

Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was nice, booked just one night for my granddaughter but stayed in another room at the hotel for 3 nights. Weren't told that you could pay a little extra for the rooms to get access to free breakfast and coffee through the day, within walking distance to the National Mall so that is a plus. The room I was...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing!! Our apologies about the miscommunication regarding our package plans. I am discussing this opportunity with our reservations team. Come discover DC again and allow me to personally meet you!!

Norman, Oklahoma
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the time I checked in until the time I checked out customer service was the theme. Check in tool less than a minute with professional and courteous service. Due to storm I had to cut my trip short and I called Veronica at customer service to make sure I can receive my Marriott points back. She was in the...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service. Thank you again for your time and come visit us again soon!

Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent property rooms were beautiful and the service was good also I must warn you that parking is $35 dollars a night with self parking. The food was also very good at this property and it's right in the heart of DC

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

As a valued gurest, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations.

Union, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel was beautiful. Short ride from Union Station. Although I stayed only one night, it was a nice. I arrived late, checking in was wonderful. The front desk staff was pleasant and professional. My only concern was I called the staff twice regarding the television not working in the bedroom. was told someone would resolve the issue. I finally...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing! I am following up on the television call to ensure that this is a one off situation. Look forward to your future visits to DC!!!

Kasson, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel the first weekend of March 2017 as I was attending a conference at the Marriot Marquis which across the street. The Renaissance was centrally located to the conference and to everything downtown. Friendly staff, quick check-in. Good eating palces within the complex. Would stay here again and recommend to everyone.

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. Your feedback is integral to our ability to continue to improve our service.

Columbia Station
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a very busy hotel, with a helpful staff. Checking was uneventful and quick up to the room no problem room is a basic room they told me it was an upgrade but is the same as any other standard king bed hotel room I stayed in. It makes me always wonder why being platinum is beneficial because there really...

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As a valued rewards member, we appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear your feedback. As a platinum, we recognize your loyalty and appreciate it!! Thank you again for your time and come visit us again soon!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the culture of DC while experiencing true sophistication at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. When you arrive at our hotel, you will feel as if you have found a hidden gem amongst everything that makes DC exciting. Award winning restaurants, boutique shopping, CityCenterDC, Verizon Center, Spy Museum, Chinatown, National Portrait Gallery and the world-famous National Mall are all steps from our hotel but will feel worlds away once you experience everything we have to offer. Our newly renovated hotel offers five dining options, including a Starbucks Cafe, a vibrant lounge, an onsite day spa and Vida fitness center. Uncover the best of DC with Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, a luxury hotel in downtown DC that strikes the perfect balance of style and substance. Our hotel will leave you wondering how you can be so close to the Washington DC Convention Center, CityCenterDC, and Penn Quarter yet feel as if you've found your next great escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Address: 999 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4427
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: $172 - $556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 807
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Washington Dc
Renaissance Washington Dc Hotel
Washington Dc Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Washington DC
#47 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#48 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#68 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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“rooms near elevator are not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 420eugenes, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for a decent view.”
 of 5 bubbles thenanatraveler, 1 week ago | Read review
“Inside rooms rooms are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles bills617, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Convention Center are very convenient to the hotel services in the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles 535jacka, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Simply be nice and ask!”
 of 5 bubbles 631autumnb, Jan 31, 2017 | Read review
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