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American Inn Of Bethesda places you within a short walk of American University and within a mile (2 km) of Consumer Product Safety Commission. This 76-room, 3-star hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Also nearby are Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Glen Echo Park.


Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is served each morning from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge.


All 76 air-conditioned rooms provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with cable channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free local calls, laptop-compatible safes, and ironing boards are also available.

Property features

At American Inn Of Bethesda, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a meeting room, a 24-hour business center, and a seasonal outdoor pool.


  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests at this smoke-free hotel have access to complimentary WiFi Internet access, a 24-hour business center, a conference room, 2 outdoor swimming pools (1 is seasonal, open 2 PM to 8 PM), a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and a complimentary breakfast. American Inn of Bethesda provides a complimentary shuttle to local attractions within a one-mile radius Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 3 PM. The hotel provides limited parking and in-room accessibility for those with disabilities.

  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • One meeting room 
  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1954 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 721 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 67 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

American Inn Of Bethesda offers 76 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. 32-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Microwave 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning, served in the breakfast area from 6.30 AM - 9 AM.

Guapo's - Tex-Mex cuisine.

There are over 200 restaurants within one mile of American Inn Of Bethesda.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service animals are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
  • Breakage deposit: USD 499 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 99
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • American Bethesda
  • American Inn Bethesda
  • Bethesda American Inn
  • American Inn Of Bethesda Hotel Bethesda
  • American Hotel Bethesda

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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