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Washington Plaza Hotel
Ranked #27 of 142 Hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 12, 2014

Rooms at the Washington Plaza are very comfortable and Euro-chic. The staff, and the HUGE pool area (unique in DC) are wonderful. But what makes the Washington Plaza a blast is the location. True, it's at least a 10 minute walk from the nearest Metro station (McPherson). But this hotel is right on 14th NW, in the heart of all of the coolest bars and restaurants in DC. Spend money on a cab or Uber to get to the hotel from business or the airport, and be able to walk to all the fun nightlife in DC--and walk back. Sincerely love this place, and will return!!

Room Tip: Ask for a lower-floor room facing the pool with a balcony. Even in winter--it's always nice to...
  • Stayed: May 2014, traveled on business
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2014

Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. I’m delighted to hear that you found your room very comfortable and the pool and service wonderful. I'm so pleased to learn that the location of the hotel suited your visit to Washington, DC. We look forward to your return!

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Tom Casey
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Reviewed July 11, 2014

I really enjoyed my stay here it was comfortable and clean. The pool was amazing after a day of sightseeing and the decor of the hotel is very neat. Its fairly centrally located to most of the famous things to do in DC and there is a 24hour pharmacy across the road which really comes in handy for cold drinks and snacks. I would stay here again.

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2014

Thank you for reviewing your recent stay at the Washington Plaza. I'm delighted to read that you found our accommodations comfortable and clean, and you were able to enjoy our beautiful pool – it’s such a great place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. We look forward to welcome you back soon!

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Tom Casey
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Reviewed July 8, 2014

Nice hotel especially for its price, i think its a really great deal. Location is good, service is good. Hotel is modern and clean. It is about 15 minute walk from the White House. While there are no metro station within a one block radius there are those rental bikes right across the street which was very convenient. I was not disappointed!

  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2014

Thank you for choosing to spend your Fourth of July holiday with us and for all the great comments on TripAdvisor. I was delighted to hear you had an enjoyable time and were happy with your accommodations and the convenience of our hotel for your activities. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future!

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Tom Casey
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed 3 nights at this great location in DC. Arrived early and asked to see if they could accommodate me and there was a room available earlier than check-in. I was then upgraded for free from a queen room to a king room with a balcony. Free upgrade and free wi-fi= love at first sight. ATM on site and gift shop too.

The room: Overlooked the spectacular pool. Bed was very comfortable. Free bath and body works toiletries were present in the bathroom. Water pressure and temp in the shower was great. TV had many stations to choose from and there was a safe in the room for valuables. Very clean.

Service: Incredibly friendly and accommodating staff from the front desk, bellman, doorman, housekeeping, restaurant, and room service. I felt like royalty. Prompt and attentive.

Restaurant: Had the Sunday brunch buffet which featured rib-eye steak, pastas, salads, and desserts. Mimosas are available. A little pricey though but I filled my tummy.

Turn down service: Free bottled water, prepared the room for bed, and filled the ice bucket up to the brim. Great to come back to after a day out wandering.

Location: Not too far from the DCA airport. There is a 24 hour CVS located across the street which came in handy for items that I forgot to bring. Near a metro station and within walking distances (15-20 minutes) of some of the sites to see.

Pool: Very inviting after a hot day in the DC sun.

Incidentals: about $60 the first night and $50 each additional night. Released upon check out depending on what was charged to the room.

Con: noisy police sirens but that is outside of the hotel's hands.

All in all great place to stay.

Room Tip: Ask for a room overlooking the pool.
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled solo
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay with us. I’m delighted to learn that you enjoyed your accommodations and found your bed comfortable, our team incredibly friendly and the pool inviting. I’m also pleased to hear that you took advantage of our new Sunday Brunch Buffet at 10 Thomas Restaurant! I’m so glad you experienced our warm hospitality during your visit, and we hope to see you back soon.

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Tom Casey
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

My husband I and stayed at this hotel for 4 nights. We parked the car in the garage and walked everywhere. You are close to all the museums, The Mall, Georgetown Shopping etc. The Price was good especially the parking and breakfast was included. The room was spacious, clean, the pool was a refresher after a hot walk around DC. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. We will be back for sure.

Room Tip: Ask for a room with the balcony. Also, ask for Breakfast to be included. By the time you find a pl...
  • Stayed: July 2014, traveled as a couple
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2014

Thank you so much for your kind comments! I’m pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay and our accommodations and location fit your needs. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Washington, DC!

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Tom Casey
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

Great location in central Washington and a wonderful street level pool.
Well trained staff who provided service above expectation.
Rooms and other facilities above average combining to give good value.

  • Stayed: June 2014, traveled with friends
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WPManagement, General Manager at Washington Plaza Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel on TripAdvisor. I’m delighted to hear that you enjoyed our location and our service exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcome you back soon!

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Additional Information about Washington Plaza Hotel

Address: 10 Thomas Cir NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#26 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#35 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#52 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range: $105 - $457 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Washington Plaza Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 340
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Discover the fresh new feel of the Washington Plaza. Designed in 1962 by world-famous architect Morris Lapidus, this recently renovated Washington DC hotel near the White House offers an engaging balance of cosmopolitan ambiance and unpretentious hospitality – perfect for international business trips, romantic getaways, and once-in-a-lifetime family vacations. ... more   less 
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