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Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

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.

The staff was extremely friendly and very helpful. The rooms were clean and well maintained. We ate at both restaurants, waiters were very friendly, the food was average. We will definitely stay here on our next trip to DC. Had some great amenities such as HD TV.

Nice, safe hotel location and perfect for visiting the National Mall.

While in town I needed to take the Metro both for work and for leisure time. This hotel is an excellent option for those on public transportation, as it was a 2-minute walk from the L'Enfant Station. Ideal.

The room was beautiful and clean. We had an issue with the ac during the night.

Wanted a hotel close to dc landmarks. Hotel was clean, staff was friendly. Enjoyed our stay.

Could not have been a better base to go to the national mall area. Just blocks away from the air and space museum.

Met every expectation for price. Staff friendly and helpful. Close enough that we walked to US Capitol, White House, museums, and Verizon Center. Planned route so we never walked more than .4 miles between sites. Didn't use public transportation.

Great experience! Parking is a little expensive $37.00, but other than that it was a pleasant stay.

We paid $400 a night to stay at s hotel I working stay free at!! The train was right outside our window...no sleep! Do not stay here ever!!

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. For your convenience, breakfast is 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

Standard Room

King 1 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

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

Guest reviews for Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

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

4

nice location close to the mall

Everyone

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.

By on Jun 30, 2017

5

excellent hotel convenient to sights

Everyone

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!

By , from St. Louis, MO on Apr 29, 2017

4

great hotel to visit national mall

Everyone

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.

By on Apr 25, 2017

5

great location

Everyone

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

By on Mar 21, 2017

4
Everyone

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

By on Feb 6, 2017

5

great location for touring dc

Everyone

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.

By , from Nebraska on Jan 22, 2017

5

convenient location

Everyone

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.

By , from Orlando, FL on Dec 30, 2016

5

very conveniently located - close to sights

Everyone

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

By , from NJ on Nov 27, 2016

3

noise and more noise

Everyone

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.

By on Nov 20, 2016