I booked this hotel at the last second because my original reservation didn't go through and the deal I got seemed too good to be true. While I should have done more research into the location myself, it is not in the best part of DC, though it
seems to be getting gentrified it is still abandoned at night, so while it is pretty close to the Metro, I would cab it if you're arriving late and have a lot of valuables on you. It was clean but is a bit run down, the floor of the tub was peeling in my room and even though I booked a room with a queen bed I got one with 2 twin beds. I will have to say I probably wouldn't have bothered really writing a review at all if it hadn't been for the fact that the first night I was there someone was able to open my hotel room at 4AM. Whoever it was apologized and left but that was really not ok, one it woke me up at 4 am, two the hotel staff didn't really seem to know what had happened the next day, I locked the door with the latch after that. I was also annoyed that the hotel staff didn't seem all that concerned about it, although they did deactivate my key and reactivated new ones. If all you want is a cheap bed for the night this will do but don't expect anything beyond that and make sure to lock the door.
stayed in highest floor with view to capitol
breakfast ok, no variation day by day
dinnercard always the same and just 5 mains
shuttle in the morning to washington monument, white house, capitol
evening to barracks area/penn quarter where
there are 100 in-restaurants + food shops, super bread factory, bio-food,...
The hotel offered shuttle service which was very helpful in getting around. I prefer to walk, however the neighborhood was a little out of the way.
The room was large and very clean. The hotel staff was very helpful.
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Long walk from hotel
Belga Cafe offered a very exciting dining experience. The prices are noderate, and the setting very pleasant.
The room was nice, bed was comfortable staff very helpful with directions and getting cabs Restaurant had very few items but were good.Second night my glass of wine tasted old liked it had been opened and recorded for too long