Located in Foggy Bottom within a short walk of George Washington University, The River Inn is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as White House. This 125-room, 3.5-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. Located in central Washington, the hotel is also near Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument.

Dining

Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

The 125 air-conditioned rooms feature kitchens with refrigerators, microwaves, and stovetops. Guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers and designer toiletries. IPod docks, sofa beds, and coffee makers are also standard.

Property features

Guests of The River Inn enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 40.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free newspapers, a terrace, and laundry facilities.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to George Washington University
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

On a brick-paved, tree-lined street in Washington's historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood, the River Inn is four blocks from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The hotel is between Georgetown and Dupont Circle, both known for their shops and restaurants. Foggy Bottom Metro station is just two blocks away.

Locally popular Dish restaurant specializes in updated comfort food that includes beef, seafood, chicken, and pastas. The wine selection includes Virginia labels, a bar menu is offered, and room service is available.

Business facilities include complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel and 3 meeting rooms with a total of 1550 square feet (144 square meters).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 125 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1550 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 144 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Stovetop 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Microwave 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Turndown service 
  • Video-game console 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Dish - Updated American comfort food. Menu items may include New York striploin with creamed spinach and crispy sweet onion, one-half chicken with mashed potatoes and pan jus, and egg fettuccini with forest mushrooms and mascarpone cream. Bar menu. Wine list including Virginia labels. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service - Available from early morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The River Inn has a fitness center with cardio equipment.

Three miles away is the 18-hole East Potomac Park Golf Course at Hains Point, perched on the banks of the Potomac River. It has a two-tier driving range, as well as a miniature golf course that's on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rock Creek Park, also three miles from the hotel, is a 1,800-acre oasis with hiking and biking trails, a nature center/planetarium, and remnants of Civil War forts. Trail rides are available through the Rock Creek Park Horse Center. The park has 15 soft-surface and 10 hard-surface tennis courts; reservations are generally required.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 25.00 per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 40.00 per night
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.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 25.00 per night
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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