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Bolger Center

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Fifteen miles from the White House, the hotel and conference center is close to Reagan National and Dulles International Airports, the exciting nightlife of Bethesda and upscale shopping.The Bolger Center's campus style setting creates an inviting retreat for both the business and leisure traveler. Our friendly staff will exceed your expectations for a peaceful and productive stay. The hotel features beautiful garden views, complimentary parking and complimentary WiFi. For your dining pleasure, the Bolger Center offers Osgood's, a buffet style restaurant and for nightly entertainment, the Pony Express Bar & Grill.
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Pool
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Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
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In the middle of nowhere and no easy access to eat or find shops off site. Room was small and cramped for 2 people. Food typical American style. Also hosts school groups as well as weddings and conferences, sometimes at the same time! Wouldn’t recommend as a venue for business
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Response from JuliaL4708, Social Media Specialist at Bolger Center
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for sharing feedback from your visit. We are sorry to hear you weren't comfortable in your room, and would be happy to share the other room type options for any future visits. Given how much meeting space we have, and our ability to offer privacy to each group, we do sometimes have a variety of events any given week or weekend. Our meals are served buffet-style and we work hard to offer items that satisfy all dietary preferences (vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, etc). Please feel free to reach out directly if you had any specific issues with your food so we may address any changes needed. Sincerely, The Bolger Center Management Team
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Accompanied my husband on one of his work trip. We arrived at 530 pm and got settled. Went to dinner at the cafeteria on site which was covered for him and 28$ for me but it was an all you can eat seafood night. The calamari was so so. The fish with plantains was dry but the
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Response from ShannonL2124, Guest Relations Manager at Bolger Center
Responded 15 Nov 2018
Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and taking time to provide a review. We are glad to know you enjoyed your visit overall, and will look into how we can continue to improve based on your feedback. We do hope you'll visit again! Sincerely, The Bolger Center Management Team
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I was attending a workshop at Bolger Center and stayed there for 3 days in building A. The grounds are beautiful and spacious. The rooms are very small though, I would even say they're too small. This was really the smallest room I've ever stayed in. I also found the room a bit
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Response from ShannonL2124, Guest Relations Manager at Bolger Center
Responded 6 Nov 2018
Thank you so much for the detailed review and your kind words. We will be sure to pass your feedback along to our team - especially our food and beverage department! We are very glad you enjoyed your visit, and do hope you'll stay with us again. Sincerely, The Bolger Center Management Team
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I found Bolger Center online when I was going to be visiting Potomac for the first time. I chose it because of its reasonable price, but I was pleasantly surprised by the value! The room was clean and comfortable (if small, but I was traveling alone), the grounds are gorgeous,
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Response from ShannonL2124, Guest Relations Manager at Bolger Center
Responded 30 Oct 2018
Hi Deborah, Thank you so much for your kind words and 5-star rating. What a nice review to be able to share with our team! We are so glad you were able to relax and enjoy your stay, and we look forward to your next visit to Potomac! Sincerely, The Bolger Center Management Team
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They just switched companies that provide the service and support for the conference center and hotel. I can tell there is effort to update rooms and equipment, which is great. I was impressed with new managing group. Most of the hotel rooms are small. If you can get a room
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Response from ShannonL2124, Guest Relations Manager at Bolger Center
Responded 23 Oct 2018
Hi Jeff, Thanks for such a detailed review! We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Our team has worked hard since taking over managing the property so your kind words are much appreciated! We hope you'll visit us again soon. Sincerely, The Bolger Center Management Team
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It was way too warm for me. To the point of being uncomfortable, but yes you can do lap swimming.
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"So many rooms in different buildings, d block seems a good option."
"Higher rooms will get a better breeze for the time when the A/C is off. Get to the dinning hall at the beginning of the meal service hours."
"Double room includes two beds, a separate small living area and small bathroom."
"Recently remodeled rooms are better."
"Only certain buildings have better rooms."
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PRICE RANGE
US$107 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bolger hotel potomacbolger center potomacbolger center hotel potomac
LOCATION
United StatesMarylandPotomac
NUMBER OF ROOMS
430
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