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Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

All staff members with whom we interacted were friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and available when needed. Truly a fantastic group - from check in, to dining room to assistance with bags and rides and directions. Room was extremely comfortable. Only criticism was housekeeping’s lack of attention to some things.

Found everyone friendly and helpful, room was fine.

Stayed here while touring DC. Couldn't have picked a better location. Two blocks from the space museum where we started. You can walk to numerous museums from there or purchase tickets for one of the hop on hop off buses right in front of the building. Hotel was quiet, room was great and the food in the restaurants was good.

Promptly assisted. Staff helpful amd courteous. Centrally located to attractions, public transportation and convenient services.

Very nice hotel and close to everything, easy walk to many attractions.

Only 3 days wasn't enough time to see it all. The hotel was close to the national mall, 10 min walk and your in the mall. The Capital,Washington monument, Lincoln memorial, WWII memorial, Viatenam memorial, Martin Luthur King memorial, Jefferson memorial. Not enough time to see all the museums and monuments. The air and space smithsoian was closest for us to cacth a hop on hop off bus. Contact your congressman prior to going and get tickets for anything they can book for you. Free tours available for all sorts of government departments and meetings. We liked seeing our money being made in the dept of printing and engraving. Transportation was easy, train from BWI( Marc is cheaper but doesn't run on weekends) Amtrak was convient & staff was helpful, taxi's & uber was available everywhere and bills were $6-$15 due to closeness of sites and hotel.

Stayed here for easy walking to the museums, Lincoln memorial, Capitol building and Washington monument. Ate at hotel for breakfast, kids eat free. Sals for dinner was good. McDonalds salad for lunch. Pool was nice after walking all day. Parking is easier and cheaper at Regan National and just take cab to hotel. The total of Economy parking and cab fare is less than $40 hotel garage. Overall a good experience for our family and price was very reasonable.

Great bar staff, very friendly. Drinks a little expensive even for a hotel bar in DC.

Clean, comfortable room. Friendly staff. Within walking distance of national mall.

Hotel was clean, comfortable, and the staff helpful. The room was cleaned everyday and anything used like the coffee pods were replaced. Ate the breakfast buffet there 5 mornings and had lots of choices and it was very good. The on-site restaurant was also good for supper. Our waitress Genet remembered us and was outstanding. Checked out the pool one evening, a nice place to sit and visit even though we didn't swim. The train noise didn't bother us on the 9th floor. Overall a very pleasant place to stay.

We arrived at the hotel about 9 AM and were able to park in the hotel parking deck . We tried to check in around noon but was told our room would not be ready until 3:00 since the hotel was at full capacity. We were allowed to keep our car in the parking deck until 5 PM the next day also, with no extra fee. It was $40 to park for the night. We were able to walk to the mall and museums around the area with ease. There is a McDonald's, Quiznos and pizza restaurant on the same block as the hotel, which was nice for convenience and kid friendly food. The hotel has a great breakfast buffet that we enjoyed, and another more sports bar type restaurant but we did not eat there. Just stayed for one night and it was great for what we needed. Easy access to a metro station that we took to a nationals game. I would stay there again.

Our stay at this hotel was terrific. We were impressed with the helpfulness of all personnel, ranging from front desk to restaurants to bell captains. They made our stay comfortable and without stress. The room and bathroom were comfortable, well appointed and maintained.. I would have liked a reading chair in the room, but hey, you can't have everything!

If you're not going to rent a car and plan to spend most of your time at the National Mall this is a great place to stay. Fly into and out of Reagan since it's only a quick $2 metro trip to a metro station that is only 2 blocks from the hotel which is itself only 2-3 blocks from the Mall. And the food trucks that cover the Mall area start up a block away. It's just extremely convenient. It's very easy to break up your day into a morning excursion, a mid-day break, and then a return afternoon trip.

Great location to walk to he museums on the Capitol Mall!

Bed very hard. But great location and super friendly staff!

Recommend it to any 1st time traveler to DC Room, staff, restaurant, value all excellent. Next to Starbucks & 1 block from McDonalds. Short walk to Capital Hill, National Mall & Metro Transit.

We really enjoyed staying in this hotel. The breakfast was good (and free for kids!) and Starbucks was conveniently located in the building! The hotel was clean and very close to the National Mall, Chinatown and a ton of great restaurants were a 15 minute walk away! The room, however, felt very cramped. Other than that, this place was great.

Cherry, the front desk receptionist was exceptionally helpful and nice. Breakfast was great. My daughter had fun - and thats important

The location is ideal for work and sightseeing. What you gain in location is overcome by noise. It is very close to a train stop and tracks. You will have the train noise all night. Ask for a room on the C St side if you stay there. That is less noise Breakfest is great and reasonable priced. Starbuck is right next door Staff was very pleasant.

550 C St SW Washington DC

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to United States Capitol and Smithsonian Castle
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located in Capitol Hill, Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as United States Capitol and Smithsonian Castle. This 3-star hotel has 532 guestrooms and offers an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free in-room WiFi. Located centrally in Washington, it's also close to Washington Monument and Ford's Theater.


Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

All of Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol's 532 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and wired Internet, plus flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and pay movies. Beds sport pillow menus and bathrooms offer hair dryers. Safes, phones, and ironing boards are other standard amenities.


Property features

Guests of Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol have access to an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking is available for USD 40 per day. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include 7 meeting rooms, a business center, and a seasonal outdoor pool.

Room options

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

Everyone (25) Couples (60) Business (24) Family (167) Friends (16) Other (16)
5
Everyone

All staff members with whom we interacted were friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and available when needed. Truly a fantastic group - from check in, to dining room to assistance with bags and rides and directions. Room was extremely comfortable. Only criticism was housekeeping’s lack of attention to some things.

By on Nov 13, 2017

5

very nice staff.

Everyone

Found everyone friendly and helpful, room was fine.

By , from Ft. Myers, FL on Sep 29, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 5, 2017

Billie, Thank you staying with us and taking the time to write us a review. I am so pleased to hear that our staff was attentive to your needs and that you enjoyed your overall experience at our hotel. We appreciate your feedback and we hope to serve you again soon.

5

dc hotel

Everyone

Stayed here while touring DC. Couldn't have picked a better location. Two blocks from the space museum where we started. You can walk to numerous museums from there or purchase tickets for one of the hop on hop off buses right in front of the building. Hotel was quiet, room was great and the food in the restaurants was good.

By , from Minnesota on Sep 29, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 5, 2017

Mike, Thank you for staying with us during your touring visit to Washington DC. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel's convenient location and that you enjoyed the dining outlets on site. Please consider staying with us again!

4

centrally located

Everyone

Promptly assisted. Staff helpful amd courteous. Centrally located to attractions, public transportation and convenient services.

By on Aug 27, 2017

5
Everyone

Very nice hotel and close to everything, easy walk to many attractions.

By on Aug 23, 2017

5

loved dc, so much to see & do

Everyone

Only 3 days wasn't enough time to see it all. The hotel was close to the national mall, 10 min walk and your in the mall. The Capital,Washington monument, Lincoln memorial, WWII memorial, Viatenam memorial, Martin Luthur King memorial, Jefferson memorial. Not enough time to see all the museums and monuments. The air and space smithsoian was closest for us to cacth a hop on hop off bus. Contact your congressman prior to going and get tickets for anything they can book for you. Free tours available for all sorts of government departments and meetings. We liked seeing our money being made in the dept of printing and engraving. Transportation was easy, train from BWI( Marc is cheaper but doesn't run on weekends) Amtrak was convient & staff was helpful, taxi's & uber was available everywhere and bills were $6-$15 due to closeness of sites and hotel.

By on Aug 21, 2017

5

great location for the museums and sights.

Everyone

Stayed here for easy walking to the museums, Lincoln memorial, Capitol building and Washington monument. Ate at hotel for breakfast, kids eat free. Sals for dinner was good. McDonalds salad for lunch. Pool was nice after walking all day. Parking is easier and cheaper at Regan National and just take cab to hotel. The total of Economy parking and cab fare is less than $40 hotel garage. Overall a good experience for our family and price was very reasonable.

By , from Virginia on Aug 17, 2017

4

perfect location

Everyone

Great bar staff, very friendly. Drinks a little expensive even for a hotel bar in DC.

By on Aug 15, 2017

5
Everyone

Clean, comfortable room. Friendly staff. Within walking distance of national mall.

By on Aug 2, 2017

5

d.c. vacation for 4 sisters-in-law

Everyone

Hotel was clean, comfortable, and the staff helpful. The room was cleaned everyday and anything used like the coffee pods were replaced. Ate the breakfast buffet there 5 mornings and had lots of choices and it was very good. The on-site restaurant was also good for supper. Our waitress Genet remembered us and was outstanding. Checked out the pool one evening, a nice place to sit and visit even though we didn't swim. The train noise didn't bother us on the 9th floor. Overall a very pleasant place to stay.

By , from Nebraska on Jun 30, 2017