$119 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Sep 7, 2015 Check-out: Sep 8, 2015

Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

3 stars
View map of 550 "C" Street S.W., Washington, DC 20024

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Overall score

3.9 / 5
5.01.0
282 out of 282
Amenities:
3.7
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.1
Comfort:
4
Location:
4.6
Value:
3.8

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
NanaBea
Family
Salisbury, MD
Oct 9, 2012

Holliday Inn Capitol

Overall experience was very good,. However upon arrival I was told parking would be an additional $40 including taxes. We were not there long enough to use additional amenities.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Family

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Several blocks walk to the Smithsonian, which was the purpose of this trip. This walk also put us on the mall.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
saluda
Family
Suffolk, VA
Mar 19, 2012

DC trip

good hotel near everything we wanted to see. nice staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
Rock Hill, SC, USA
Mar 20, 2012

Great for Smithsonian museum visitors

I stayed here with my 9 year old grandson on a recent DC trip. The hotel is only two short blocks from the Air and Space museum. Very convenient for visitng all the wonderful national museums on the mall and in the area. Very comfortable large rooms. This is a kid friendly hotel , kids under 12 eat free in the hotel restaurant. There is a CVS on the same block where you can pick up snacks.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Entertainment tip: Not Applicable

The trolley gives a good informative overview of the Capital as well as letting you hop on and off.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
KJ66
Couples
michigan
Mar 26, 2012

great location and value

We just spent five nights at the Holiday Inn and had a great time. The room was large and comfortable. Staff very attentive from the front desk to the conceige. We easily walked to almost all the monuments as well as to China town. This is a great location for seeing the DC area

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

Air and space museum is just two blocks away

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
bostonfamily
Family
Boston, MA, USA
Mar 26, 2012

Good choice for families

We stayed here for four days over the the weekend of the cherry blossom festival. The hotel is located very close to the museums. There are no decent restaurants nearby, Starbucks in the lobby was great though. The room was average. A little worse for the wear, but worth the price. Our room was right next to the elevator, and surprisingly not that loud. I would stay here again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

You can walk to most of the museums, and take the trolley to the monuments, White House, etc.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Oakleyman
Family
Oakley, CA, USA
Mar 30, 2012

Great intro to D.C.

This was my first time to D.C., and i can't say anything negative about it! The Holiday Inn Capitol was great. Excellent location ( 1.5 blocks to the Air & Sapce Museum and 2 blocks to the Smithsonian Castle. L Enfant Plaza Metro is less than a block away, and if you want to take the 5A Bus from Dulles Int. it drops you off right across the street. Good buffets offered for both breakfast and dinner and a nice bar to relax in at the end of a long day

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Family

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Hop on the Metro at L Enfant Plaza and head to Chinatown Gallery metro stop for a lot of evening action. Check out the Rocket Bar and District Chophouse

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
trainertothestars
Friends
Elkton, MD, USA
Apr 2, 2012

Great location

Very clean rooms, friendly staff, safe environment. Fabulous pillows and comfortable bed. Great bar close to lobby. Person I spoke with told me there was a microwave in the room but there wasn't . It would have been an additional charge to have it delivered. Not good!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Friends

Dining tip: In Hotel

There is a Starbucks with a door right into the lobby

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Shawn H
Family
Omaha, NE, USA
Apr 8, 2012

1 block from Smithsonian Air Space Museum, 1 block from L'Enfant Plaza

This hotel is about as close to the main attractions around the mall you can get without staying at the Smithsonian itself. Hotel is 9 story with roof pool area view of capitol at night that is fit for framing. At street level you are walking distance from a CVS, McDonalds, Quizinos, Starbucks and other local food places. Hotel's offerings are also not bad but little pricey. Access to Metro at 7th and Maryland (L'Enfant Plaza) can be done via the Capitol Galleria Mall. L'Enfant has access to all Metro trains so travel around the city is made simple with a 1-7 day pass. Saves miles of walking around the city without fumbling each day on how much it cost to travel. The Metro in this city is fantastically deployed and run. People are courteous and helpful if you get lost too. Draw backs are the Amtrak stop on the south side of the building gets a little noisy at times. The hotel also seems to attract kids (teens) on 2-3 day trips with classmates so you may have to deal yelling, giggling in the halls and slamming doors. Aside from this the staff and location just can not be topped for the price.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Buy full day tickets for Metro(subway) and use it daily to travel. Save lots of money over car rentals and taxis. (We paid $141 total for 3ppl x 7 all day passes) Metro's largest hub (L'Enfant Plaza) is 1 block away through Capitol Galleria Mall. So walking to this metro stop requires very little outside time to access.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Imin
Business
Cincinnati, OH
Apr 10, 2012

Great Location

This hotel is just a couple of blocks from the mall - near the Air and Space Museum and the Native American museum. The room was clean and comfortable and the staff was friendly and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

CVS is just a few doors down. Buy drinks to carry with you at normal prices before you head for the museums.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Road Less Traveled
Business
Muncie, Indiana
Apr 30, 2012

Quick Business Trip

It was the perfect location to the areas I needed to be at during my trip.The hotel is a very short walk to the L'Enfant Plaza metro station. A Starbucks is located next to the hotel and accessible without going outside. Also a very quick walk to a McDonalds and CVS store. Room was clean and comfortable. No complaints. I would definitely stay here again, even for a family trip with the kids.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Location is great for walking to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, NASA Headquarters, etc. Quick walk to L'Enfant Metro station also makes for easy access to many other DC attractions.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CAPITOL

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
phwt
Family
Boston, MA, USA
Apr 23, 2012

Walk to most attractions

The location is perfect for walking to the mall and most museums. Parking, however, is expensive at $30 per night and there is a $5 plus DC parking tax. Nits are the chair is a bit worn where it hits the table and initially the toilette seat is loose but got fixed. Make sure you ask for a quiet room since the train station and tracks next door is noisy if you face it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

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