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

Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

3 stars
View map of 1501 RHODE ISLAND AVE NW, Washington, DC 20005

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.8
out of 5
200 reviews
Girls Trip

Hotel was clean and in a good location. Its off of a busy street so it was easy to get a cab. Great... See full review

  • Wendy R
  • Jul 23, 2015
Convenient access to historical sites

very good. Staff was helpful with any questions asked. room always clean. Good locate.on See full review

  • Trsvelin' Mom
  • Oct 15, 2014

The Holiday Inn Washington-Central is located near the White House and the Washington D.C. Convention Center, making it popular with tourists and business travelers. The hotel has a seasonal rooftop pool with a panoramic view of D.C. Business travelers value the complimentary high-speed Internet access, work desk, and comfortable chair in-room. The Avenue Café and Lounge serves deluxe buffets seasonally, for breakfast and dinner, and kids eat free.

Location

The Holiday Inn Washington-Central is six from the White House and convention center and a half-mile from Dupont Circle Metro, shops and restaurants.

Rooms

The rooms at the Holiday Inn Washington-Central have traditional furniture, a work desk, 37-inch HD televisions, mahogany wood and Italian marble bathrooms. Guests have access to complimentary wireless, high-speed Internet access in all rooms. Coffee makers and mini fridges are available.

Property features

Kids eat free at the on-site Avenue Cafe and Lounge. The restaurant serves American cuisine with deluxe buffets served seasonally for breakfast and dinner. The rooftop pool has a view of the city. Find cardio equipment and weights at the on-site fitness center. Parking is available (fees apply).

Highlights
  • Rooftop pool with panoramic view of D.C.
  • On-site restaurant where kids eat free
  • Near White House, convention center
Nearby attractions
  • Dupont Circle (0.4 mi/ 0.7 km)
  • Washington Convention Center (0.7 mi/ 1.1 km)
  • The White House (0.7 mi/ 1.1 km)
  • The National Mall (1.1 mi/ 1.8 km)
  • Washington Monument (1.3 mi/ 2.1 km)
  • Georgetown (1.3 mi/ 2.2 km)
  • United States Capitol (1.7 mi/ 2.8 km)
  • Union Station (1.7 mi/2.8 km)
Business
  • Business kiosk
  • Meeting space for groups of 5 to 150
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet
Transportation
  • Dupont Circle Metro stop (0.4 mi/ 0.7 km)
  • Regan National Airport (4 mi/ 6.5 km)
  • Dulles International Airport (23 mi/ 37 km)
  • Baltimore Washington International Airport (27 mi/ 44 km)

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Free local telephone calls
Ice machine
Activities
Outdoor pool
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Guest laundromat
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Tour desk
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Gift shop
Overhead projector
White board
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
Satellite TV
DVD player
Phone with speaker
Desk with lamp
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Sofa bed
Temperature control
Ironing board
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Studio Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • National Geographic Society: 0.3 mi
  • J Edgar Hoover FBI Building: 0.3 mi
  • Boy Scouts Memorial: 0.6 mi
  • Department of Treasury: 0.6 mi
  • Lafayette Square: 0.6 mi
  • Decatur House: 0.6 mi
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Blair House: 0.7 mi
  • Phillips Collection: 0.7 mi
  • Washington Convention Center: 0.7 mi
  • U Street Corridor: 0.7 mi
  • Renwick Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Lincoln Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Bohemian Caverns: 0.8 mi
  • Studio Theatre: 0.2 mi
  • National Geographic Society: 0.3 mi
  • J Edgar Hoover FBI Building: 0.3 mi
  • Boy Scouts Memorial: 0.6 mi
  • Department of Treasury: 0.6 mi
  • Lafayette Square: 0.6 mi
  • Decatur House: 0.6 mi
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Blair House: 0.7 mi
  • Phillips Collection: 0.7 mi
  • Washington Convention Center: 0.7 mi
  • U Street Corridor: 0.7 mi
  • Renwick Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Lincoln Theatre: 0.7 mi
  • Bohemian Caverns: 0.8 mi
  • Chinatown: 0.8 mi
  • Albert Einstein Memorial: 0.8 mi
  • National Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • Warner Theatre: 0.9 mi
  • Freedom Plaza: 0.9 mi
  • Octagon House: 0.9 mi
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art: 0.9 mi
  • Zero Milestone: 0.9 mi
  • National Aquarium: 0.9 mi
  • Fords Theatre: 1 mi
  • National Museum of American Art: 1 mi
  • National Portrait Gallery: 1 mi
  • Presidents Park: 1 mi
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum: 1 mi
  • International Spy Museum: 1 mi
  • Ronald Reagan Building: 1 mi
  • Old Post office Pavilion: 1 mi
  • Verizon Center: 1 mi
  • Federal Triangle: 1 mi
  • Art Museum of The Americas: 1.1 mi
  • Dumbarton House: 1.1 mi
  • Koshland Science Museum: 1.2 mi
  • National Building Museum: 1.2 mi
  • Folger Shakespeare Library: 1.2 mi
  • National Museum of American History: 1.2 mi
  • Howard University: 1.2 mi
  • National Archives: 1.2 mi
  • Department of State: 1.3 mi
  • National Academy of Sciences: 1.3 mi
  • Judiciary Square: 1.3 mi

Dining

Avenue Cafe Lounge
Relax in our comfortable Lounge located at the Lobby level of the Hotel. Enjoy a Specialty Drink.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Overall score

3.8 / 5
5.01.0
200 out of 200
Amenities:
3.6
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
4.3
Comfort:
4.1
Location:
4.2
Value:
3.9

86% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
DLC0629
Family
Washington dc
Aug 20, 2012

Holiday inn Washington central/white house

We found a mouse in one of our rooms on 8/19. After speaking with management they have agreed not to charge us for our remaining nights. They told us we needed to contact you for a refund. Please let me know what I need to do. Thanks, Diane Crawford

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

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Lr66
Single
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nov 7, 2012

Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

It needs maintenance. It´s far from the metro. It's very simple vs the cost.

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

Single

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
kakes123
Family
New Jersey
May 19, 2014

Needs updating

Broken sink, clogged tub, leaking air conditioner.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
Akron, Ohio
Jul 28, 2011

Family Vacation

Hotel was dirty, pool closed early 2 nights and was closed on another. Rooftop view from internet was not really how it was. Worst hotel I have stayed at. Not what I expected from a Holiday Inn.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Mall was further away than it looks. May want to take a cab, only 10 dollars from hotel, well worth the money.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
May 18, 2007

Miss placed or theft from hotel room.

I was very displeased after finding a book was taken from my room. Hotel staff did not offer to replace this. A couple of other personal items where also taken. The room they put me in was behind the elevator and was so small I felt like I was in a childs bedroom. Avoid room 610. Better yet avoid this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

Many of Washington attractions are walking distance from this hotel.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Family
Boca Raton Florida
Aug 3, 2009

DC Vacation

Pool opened too late and closed too early Food in dinning room way too expensive and a poor selection of food -- very poor Location of Hotel was very far from all attrations. Gift Shop personal was not too nice.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
1
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Sadhvi
Family
Los Angeles
Aug 28, 2014

Pleasure trip

Room no 510 in we checked was full of rats . Even moving on bed . When we complained they refund one day charges and for one night shifted to other room. So beware of rats when you go there. Bad experience .

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
berrybutt
Family
Boston, Ma
Oct 21, 2014

my stay at the Holiday Inn

The room was too small and they kept telling me that i had an upgrade.Two full size beds was considered an upgrade? They don't have queen size beds in their suites.

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

Family

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Allaa
Family
Bensalem, pa
Oct 10, 2011

Okay, but will not stay there again.

THE ROOM AND BATHROOM ARE VERY SMALL. THEY ALSO GAVE US A ROOM WITH THE WORST VIEW EVER. BREAKFAST WAS GOOD BUT PRICY. THE HOTEL HAVE SELF PARKING GARAGE BUT COSTS $31.00 PER DAY.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Family

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

IF YOU ARE NOT A LONG DISTANCE WALKER, CHOOSE A HOTEL CLOSER TO PENNSYLVANIA AVE.

Review of Holiday Inn WASHINGTON-CENTRAL/WHITE HOUSE

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Philly Phillip
Family
Philadelphia
Sep 2, 2013

Ok

Great location, building is in need of renovations, elevators small and slow, check in process was a bit confusing...I guess reserving 2 rooms was a first for the staff. I will not recommend this hotel to a friend because there are much better hotels in the same immediate area for a few dollars more a night, but if you are just looking for a place to crash after a fun night at the near bars and don't care much about appearances, then this may be for you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Family

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