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American Inn of Bethesda

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This is an older, somewhat outdated and run down hotel. The room was small and a bit shabby, but the bed was comfortable, the room was quiet and the temperature comfortable. Had it been a European hotel, I might have seen it as charming in a Fawlty Towers sort of way. There was a refrigerator and a coffee maker. The...

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Virginia V, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

We thank you for selecting our hotel and take great pleasure in being at your service. Looking forward to your return!

Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful friendly staff and conveniently located near Walter Reed, which was handy for my husband's medical treatment. They showed compassion towards us even making sure we had everything we needed including transportation.

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Virginia V, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

It is our pleasure to be of service. Thank you for choosing to stay with us!

Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed September 30, 2016

I wouldn't call this hotel perfect, but for the affordable pricing this was really a nice place to stay. I checked in quickly with a friendly front desk staff member and got to my room. Not super spacious rooms, but enough to move around in - two people would have been a bit cramped though (in a King), I suspect....

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Virginia V, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your time in providing a thorough overview of your stay. We look forward to a return visit.

Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed at the American Inn Bethesda, this was my 5th visit there. I have noticed each time I stay it has improved with each visit. The location is great, close to NIH and Walter Reed Hospitals and walking distance to the Metro (although they have a very convenient shuttle service ) .Close to many restaurants and now a...

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Virginia V, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Great! Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We look forward to welcoming you back.

New Haven, United States
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I came to Bethesda for a show. She needs a wheelchair for mobility. The front desk clerk was very cold. Our room was in the same corridor as someone else noted just outside the restaurant. The door sill was too high to easily get the wheelchair over and the door would not stay open. The hall and...

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Virginia V, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I am sorry that your experience was not enjoyable. We take accessible requests quite seriously and work hard to anticipate basic needs. I thank you for bringing this matter to our attention. We will make the appropriate adjustments to this matter.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Great hotel, attentive staff, clean comfortable rooms and a very grateful price. Free breakfast, free shuttle and parking is what sold me on booking with the hotel. Better than all that was the hotel staff as a whole. Professional, knowledgeable and personable. Would stay here again.

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Virginia V, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Thank you so much for great review. Your satisfaction is our daily goal. We look to your return!

Delaware
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I have stayed in budget locations before, but this was the smallest room I have ever seen. First off, there is NO PARKING here. They have a tiny lot in front and a miniature covered "garage" with about 7 more spots. We traveled on the weekend so there was a public lot that was free, across the street behind a...

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Virginia V, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

I am sorry that the facilities did not meet your expectations. We strive to stay abreast all maintenance concerns and appreciate you bringing this matter to out attention. It is being fully reviewed.

Princeton, NJ, United States
Reviewed August 28, 2016

I loved it. I stayed for one night, checked in very late and checked out later than 12noon as I overslept (the staff very kindly let me sleep in and let me leave later than 12noon). The room was very restful and very, very comfortable. The bed was a bit too soft, though, and the pillows not firm at all...

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Virginia V, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return!

Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Our first room was through these back entrance stairs and our bathroom wasn't cleaned. When we requested another room we were taken to a room that smelled like a dead mouse and the lights didn't work. They told us they were fully booked and took us back to the original dirty room. They never offered to clean anything. We found...

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Virginia V, Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

Ashley, We rake such service infractions quite seriously and are looking into this matter. I greatly you giving us the opportunity to address this incident by sharing your experience.

Twin Cities
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

If we hadn't been desperate for room ( my son had appointments at the nearby national institutes of health) I would never have stayed here. When I stepped into the room first thing I noticed was a severe mildew smell. First thing I did was smell the bedspread and bedsheets to see if that was the culprit, those were actually...

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Virginia V, General Manager at American Inn of Bethesda, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to share the detailed account of your visit. Be assured that each item you outlined will be thoroughly investigated. We regret falling short of your needs during your visit and hope that you would afford us another opportunity to win your business.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Breakfast included
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A delight to come home to, our Maryland hotel is designed to keep you comfortable and relaxed with stylish furnishings and a host of contemporary living amenities. Spacious and well-appointed with modern decor, our Bethesda hotel rooms are equipped with work desks, blackout drapes, premium cable television channels, clock radio, hair dryer, iron with ironing board, multi-line telephones and large in-room laptop safes. Free local calls and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet service (Wi-Fi) are provided in all of our accommodations to keep you connected on the go. We offer two different buildings to stay in, and a mini-fridge and rollaway beds are also available upon request. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Inn of Bethesda

Address: 8130 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, MD 20814
Location: United States > Maryland > Montgomery County > Bethesda
Price Range: $95 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — American Inn of Bethesda 3*
Number of rooms: 76
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American Hotel Bethesda
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“Top floor may have noise because of Heating/Cooling units... depends on which room you stay.”
lhimelfarb, Mar 5, 2017 | Read review
“nice double - double beds can sleep 4”
winnglen, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“My room was great”
899judyf, Jan 18, 2017 | Read review
“Can't suggest what you should do if you arrive to find that there are no rooms left in the modern version of this hotel.”
VaBookwriter, Oct 17, 2016 | Read review
“Corner suite - quiet and restful”
531indranid, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
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