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Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
Ranked #61 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
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Sydney, Australia
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“Had a nice stay, on business”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

It was great to have an internal Starbucks entry, for morning coffee pick-up before braving the springtime mornings in DC... :)

The room was spacious, and had pretty good wifi.

A pretty well-appointed gym, with quite a few machines and good weights.

Excellent service from the concierge.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Nicole G, Manager at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, 26 April 2014
Dear David_Maywald -

We appreciate the recent comments you shared regarding your stay with at at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza. It was a pleasure for all of us to be at your service and we look forward to your next visit.

Thank you,
Nicole G., Director of Rooms Division
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

The Crowne Plaza is a great looking small hotel. The staff is very friendly and accommodating. Our corner room was definitely on the small side but we had a double exposure of windows and didn't feel cramped and really didn't spend much time in the room. The bed was very comfortable and the bathroom was nicely appointed. We were there for an event at the convention center which is a few short blocks away but the location is central to all the main sights. Bonus - Starbucks in the lobby.

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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nicole G, Manager at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, 1 April 2014
Dear dianeandstuart,

We appreciate the recent comments you shared regarding your stay with at at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza. It was a pleasure for all of us to be at your service and we look forward to your next visit.

Thank you,
Nicole G., Director of Rooms Division
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC.
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 28 March 2014

Look, i travel all over the world. i like to review places, not in comparison with other places that may have a larger budget or a different vibe, but in comparison to what they COULD be. and the Hamilton crowne plaze hotel is a very nice hotel. from the time we pulled up to the door upon our arrival, to our departure the next day, we were treated as though we were very highly regarded and regular guests. We arrived on saturday afternoon, check-in was a breeze. elevators were just across the fairly small, but very nicely appointed lobby. elevators were a bit on the small side, but there were four of them, so it was all good. you do have to insert your room key to go up, but that only added to my sense of security.

STAFF: professional, courteous, observant, quick to assist.

ROOM: stayed on 14th floor; room was spacious, very clean, sufficient drawer space. our room was right beside the elevator which i had some trepidations about at first, but i couldn't hear even the slightest elevator rumble the whole time i was in the room. actually, i couldn't hear anything, not even traffic (of course, now, that coulda been due to being on the 14th floor or, more likely, the nice sleep pattern induced by the alcohol i'd imbibed just before bed).

BATHROOM: well lit, sufficient counter space at the sink for my hubby and i to share without getting in each other's way. super clean, very nice toiletries. water pressure in shower was good. facilities weren't super modern, but certainly modern enough. and anyway, those super-modern bathrooms always confuse me, so...

RESTAURANT AMBIENCE: conveniently, the hotel has a restaurant. and the food is above average. my only negative experiences were with the restaurant. the restaurant closes at 11pm and we got there at 10:40. when we walked in, there was loud rap music coming from the bar, but we had to walk through the bar to get to the restaurant. now, don't get me wrong. i love rap music, i do. and i understand that to get the full effect of rap (and other kinds of music, too), you gots to pump up the volume. but this was LOUD. and there was a group of about 10-15 young folks at the bar singing along at the top of their voices. ah, youthful exuberance. i didn't really mind that per se. but what's an older crowd supposed to do (there were 4 of us for dinner)? there were lots of empty seats in the restaurant, but nowhere to get away from the loud rap except OUTSIDE on their deck. people...it was cold. but they did have these above-the-head heaters out there that did a good job of keeping things warm, as long as i sat right under it. then, wouldn't you know it? as soon as we got seated and they brought us menus, the rap music went off, all the young people left and it was quiet in there. i wish the waiter had told us it was only a matter of a few minutes before things quieted down inside. we would have waited it out.

RESTAURANT FOOD: i ordered the chopped salad and their french fries. chopped salad good. french fries bad. the kitchen didn't even bother to put fresh fries in the fryer. they simply reheated whatever they had leftover back there. and the waiter could have at least told me that they weren't going to turn the fryer back on instead of pretending that everything was fine. this i actually found inexcusable and trifling on his part. he is supposed to be a liaison between the customer and the kitchen. but i got the distinct impression that all he was concerned about was seeing us hurry up and leave. he just wanted to get the hell outta there. the wine list was skimpy, with about 6-8 labels available as glasses for red and the same for white. you can also buy sparkling wine or champagne by the glass.

CHECKOUT: we checked out the next morning (i know, right? another quickie!) with only one glitch - they'd mistakenly charged us for valet parking. had to stand in line to address this with the desk, but it wasn't that long and the problem was corrected immediately with an apology and a smile.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Nicole G, Manager at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, 30 March 2014
Dear rejeneses,

We very much appreciate you sharing your experiences during your recent stay with us. We are certainly happy that you enjoyed many aspects of your stay. We do recognize that there are some areas we can improve upon and appropriate department managers will be addressing the items which you have noted. We appreciate all commentary to ensure that we act upon it appropriately to ensure all future guests will be fully satisfied as well.

We would be honored to be at your service once again for your next visit to the Washington, DC. More importantly, you would beable to experience the changes made to ensure complete satisfaction.

At your service,
Nicole G., Director of Rooms Division
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

We loved, loved, loved our stay here!!! Impeccably clean and styled rooms, with perfect attention to detail. Rooms are not big, but they are done so well that it doesn't matter. My husband and I shared a double-double with our 2 daughters, ages 7 and 9.
The beds have a down-filled mattress pad that is so comfortable! Easy access to everything we wanted to do, either on foot or by using the nearby Metro.
Plenty of restaurants within walking distance, and the hotel bar was a happening place too. There were food trucks at the park across the street during the week which we enjoyed.
Overnight valet parking was a bit steep ($50), but there are garages in the area that you can use for about half that. We found one near the Avis/Budget rental location.
I would LOVE to stay here again, and highly recommend it to anyone visiting the DC area - either for business or pleasure. SO NICE! This place has truly earned their 4+ star rating.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled with family
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Nicole G, Manager at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, 30 March 2014
Dear Familytravelers987,

We are absolutely honored to have received your recent review of stay with us at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC.

It was a pleasure to be able to be at you and your family's service while you were our guests.

We look forward to serving you once again for your next visit to Washington, DC.

Nicole G., Director of Rooms Division
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC
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Fremantle, Australia
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

Arrived in DC after driving up from North Carolina, and the Hamilton was the best medicine for our tired souls...
Classy and stylish, the room was very well appointed and quite roomy...
We were greeted with a friendly and professional check-in, and our entire stay was hassle free and very enjoyable...
We loved DC and Hotel was the best base we could have had for our visit... Very central, knowledgeable staff, and a great bar/restaurant on site... We had several enjoyable evenings right inside the hotel, as well as good advice about local eateries and bars...

Room Tip: Overlooking the park was wonderful...
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Stockholm
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

We had a three-night stay here in Feb.2014 and it was a really nice experience.The room is big enough for us with TWO twin-size beds.It offered free coffee and tea in the mini bar inside the room(the coffee machine is also convenient for people like me who need warm water every morning.)Wifi is FREE both inside the room and public area in the hotel, although it was said it would be charged when I booking it. Friendly staff, 3min walks to the subway station, a post office opposite, a 24hr supermarket(CVS) nearby...etc. Definitely will choose here when I come back again in DC.

Room Tip: ask for a room face to the street(don't worry, you won't be disturbed by the noise from the...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nicole G, Manager at Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel, responded to this review, 30 March 2014
Dear Joannamianmian,

We greatly appreciate you informing the TripAdvisor community know how much you enjoyed your recent stay with us.

We look forward to being at your service once again the next visit to Washington, DC.

Nicole G., Director of Rooms Division
Hamilton Crowne Plaza, Washington, DC.
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 March 2014 via mobile

Good location for all purposes - business and pleasure. Friendly and helpful staff. Good lobby to sit and greet. Very nice bar. Breakfast was good (scrambled eggs a bit gluey). Room and bathroom good. A good stay at a good hotel.

Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Property: Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel
Address: 1001 14th St NW, 14th and K Street, Washington DC, DC 20005-3402
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#48 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#48 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#64 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 318
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A restored 1920's architectural gem, the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel offers refined accommodations and modern meeting facilities in the heart of the nation's capitol. Gracing the corner of 14th & K Streets, NW, this Washington, DC hotel places you in the ideal location whether you're traveling for business or pleasure. Just 5 blocks from the White House, 7 blocks to the Washington, DC Convention Center, 1 block to the McPherson Square Metro Station, minutes from the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and local dining and entertainment, the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel is perfectly situated to make your visit a productive and memorable experience. The Hamilton's own 14K Restaurant and Lounge offers a contemporary American dining experience to guests and local DC residents alike. Perfect for people watching, entertaining, or unwinding after a day of meetings, 14K Restaurant and Lounge is the choice for casual meals or private gatherings. ... more   less 
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