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“Charming, comfortable hotel with awesome service”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Lombardy

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Hotel Lombardy
Ranked #41 of 140 Hotels in Washington DC
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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“Charming, comfortable hotel with awesome service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

We stayed for a long weekend with another couple. The rooms were very clean, beds were wonderful.
There is no frig in the room, but ice was delivered anytime we asked. There is a lovely little bar and lounge area. We ate breakfast in the hotel one morning, it was excellent!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings Bunjet,

Thank you for choosing the Hotel Lombardy for your stay. We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and hope that your friends did too! We look forward to having you again soon.

Sincerely,

Corrado Palenzona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

Stayed here 3 nights in April. Very well located within walking distance to all the central attractions. Beautiful rooms and furniture. Helpful staff and nice meal/drinks. Just lovely all round really

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings SundreamerNZ,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are happy to know that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Corrado Palenzona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014

This is a boutique hotel located in Foggy Bottom. It is across from the George Washington University, 10-15 minute walk to Georgetown and 5 minute walk to the White House. From the friendly reception staff and easy check-in to the wonderful bellhop-the staff was terrific. I travel to DC often to visit family and have stayed at other places in the area. Highly recommend-the rooms are clean, quaint and quiet and good value. There is a mini frig in the room. The bathroom could use some updating and softer pillows. There is a small gym and restaurant.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings glenside,

Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. We appreciate you and are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Corrado Palenzona
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

I stayed at The Hotel Lombardy for 5 nights last month with my husband and our 8-year-old daughter and was thoroughly impressed. The hotel is intimate, yet service is top-notch. We were warmly greeted upon arrival and each time we returned to the hotel after being out for the day. Our room was very clean and decorated in a sophisticated neutral palette. The bed was incredibly comfortable, which is a huge plus for us when traveling! Our room was always immaculate when we returned from our daily activities. We had breakfast each morning in the sunny dining room. The staff was extremely efficient and the food was delicious. My daughter loved the French Toast! The intimate bar is the best-kept secret in DC for a romantic cocktail before dinner or private place to discuss business at the end of the day. We have the opportunity to travel to DC a few times a year and will definitely return to The Hotel Lombardy!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank Robin K
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings Robin K,

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and our dining facilities. Your daughter has great taste, our French Toast is the signature breakfast item for the Cafe.
Again we appreciate you and hope to see you and your family soon.

Thanks,

Corrado Palenzona
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Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

We had stayed in DC before on a sightseeing trip staying around F Street and 7th near Verizon Centre. We were quite interested in trying the Georgetown side of the city and from the overall very good reviews we decided to book the Lombardy. The hotel was fine,check in smooth, and a reasonable room with windows on 2 sides at the back. Bathroom ok but a bit short on hanging space for towels and bathrobes but not a big deal. The main problem we found was that the corridors were incredibly dark and gloomy. Service was so so - a bit off hand which we found most unusual for the US where we have travelled very extensively for years.However the hotel has a very good breakfast room and the food was excellent. It does depend on what you are looking for but for first time visitors maybe the area around 7th street where there is a bit more activity and buzz maybe the way to go.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings iloveolives,

Thank you for choosing to stay at the Hotel Lombardy. I am disappointed to hear that your stay did not meet y0ur expectations. We strive to provide excellent serve to our guests at all time and if we fall short we use your comments as a tool to make improvements.
So again we thank you for your feedback and hope that we will see you again soon.

Sincerely,

Corrado Palenzona
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2014

The Hotel is located near Capital Hill and many Museums. Beautifully decorated but bit pricey where food is concerned. Don`t have to eat there as Union Station is only 10min walk away. What I really loved was the SERVICE by the people who worked there. They really take care of you. Let me tell you what happened. My husband parked the car somewhere on the street and when he went to look for it he could not remember where he parked it. My insulin was left in the car and I desperately needed it. My husband walked for hours and hours. Then BESRAT who works at the Valley Parking saw my anxiety and told me not to worry. He remembers my husband going along a certain street and shouldn``t be long before he finds it. Well soon turned into hours and hours. He tried to calm me down and said don't worry no one is going to break in. I was in panic mode and Besrat could see this. He then spoke with his managers KIM and BRYCE who tried to assist. Well Bryce tried his magic as apparently you can locate a car by the meter number which my husband had. Still no luck.. Customer service tried to pin point the location but it may take another 24hrs. WHAT TO DO NOW. I went to my room and started to cry. Then I get a phone call. After BESRAT`s shift he went in his van on his own time and did a few rounds to try and locate the car. He knew what it looked like and that it had Canadian Liceance plates. He almost gave up when I don`t know what made him go a certain direction and he found our mini van. OH MY GOD. Can you believe this!. The man tried to help us during his shift and when the car still could not be found he went after his shift and out of his to to help us. Let me tell you there are not many people like that out there any more. I mean the Hotel could have ignored me and said there`s nothing they can do They were really busy but still managed to squeeze me in. I must say if people get rated and raises for this then I would give them 6 stars with an increase in pay and bonous. Would I recommend this to family or friends. Absolutly!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Ivy, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2014

The Hotel Lombardy is a great value for an Historic Hotel with a great location in DC that is central to visiting the historic sights, George Washington University and for meetings at government offices like the State Department or Federal Reserve. What sets this hotel apart from the many others in the area, however, is the fabulous staff. From the friendly and helpful greeting of the doorman to the competent and delightful desk, these folks will make you feel like a treasured guest.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Thank Linda P
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LombardyGM, General Manager at Hotel Lombardy, responded to this review, 6 May 2014
Greetings Linda P,

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that our staff made you feel at home. We look forward to having you back again soon.

Sincerely,

Corrado Palenzona
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Property: Hotel Lombardy
Address: 2019 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20006
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End , Upper Northwest
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#20 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#25 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Lombardy 3.5*
Number of rooms: 140
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the heart of DC's Business District, Hotel Lombardy offers a classic European-style experience for discerning business and vacation travelers. A blend of historic charm and contemporary urban sophistication, our downtown boutique hotel offers elegant accommodations and exceptional hospitality just steps away from Washington, DC attractions, government buildings, and corporate destinations. ... more   less 
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