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“Nice hotel in between mall and DuPont circle”

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Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel
Ranked #87 of 142 Hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

This is a nice hotel within walking distance to many of the tourist attractions in DC. However, if I had gone there as a tourist, I would have stayed closer to the mall. I lived in DC for five years, so I know my way around quite well. The lobby of this hotel is very nice and stylish. The breakfast in the morning is great with lots of options. The rooms are great - plenty of room and great storage. I did find the beds to be just okay though. I was surprised by this, since I typically love a Renaissance bed (ie the shelbourne in Dublin). Overall, I would stay here again in the future.

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Reviewed 15 November 2012

I was here for a business meeting. Upon entering the hotel I was impressed with the bright, fresh appearance of the lobby and foyer. My room was very ordinary" typical Marriott style. I did like the large, walk in shower in the bathroom in place of the typical grungy bathtub.The gym facilities are adequate. The meeting room in which we convened was strange: long and narrow with large pillars obscuring the view of the posium. The buffet breakfast was so-so

  • Stayed: November 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 11 November 2012

My daughter and I stayed here to your colleges in the area The hotel is very close to George Washington University. The rooms were on the smaller side but probably average sized for a large city. The decor was nice --seems to have been updated fairly recently. The hotel employees were very nice and helpful. The bar/restaurant in the lobby seemed short on servers. The parking at the hotel is $41. There are plenty if less expensive parking alternatives nearby. Overall I highly recommend the hotel but would park elsewhere for less money.

  • Stayed: November 2012
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

Frankly, the best thing about this hotel is the foyer area - and the fact that an Illy cafe is tagged onto the corner of the hotel. The rooms are very ordinary, and lack any charm. For some reason there was a sink in my room - almost like a self-catering room - but it served no purpose. I would not stay again.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 24 October 2012

If you are only in town for the weekend, and wish to stay right in the heart of the District, then I recommend the Renaissance Washington. Great restaurants and things to do are all within walking distance. Hotel has nice rooms, although ours was a bit small.

While there, try the coffee at Illy, which is adjacent to the hotel.

The staff is very accomodating and knowledgeable.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 October 2012

This is a really nice, beautifully renovated hotel. It is not really in DuPont Circle, is in fact very convenient to the State Department and George Washington University--Foggy Bottom is the closest metro stop.

Negatives: really only that my room was quite small and that the air blew directly on the workspace, where I spent a lot of time. The bathroom was also small but with a really, really nice shower and generally beautiful. Coffee in room, and everything was there even though it was very compact. Staff were extremely helpful. The Club lounge has a breakfast every morning and buffet dinner weekdays. The lobby is fun and open and also a nice place to work. WiFi worked well.

Health club is also really nice though not huge, with new good machines and free headphones and apples. No pool, though that is rare in Washington.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

The room was clean and had everything I needed. The staff was very friendly and professional. Maria in the consierge lounge was amazing! The location was convenient. I will definitely stay again the next time I am in the DC area.

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Additional Information about Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel

Address: 1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1522
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 Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#40 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#47 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#54 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#79 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range: £67 - £416 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 355
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modern, relaxed elegance awaits you at the Renaissance Washington, DC Dupont Circle Hotel. We welcome guests with thoughtful amenities and a prime location near some of the city's most popular landmarks. All of our 355 hotel rooms and suites are stylishly designed and boast goose-down bedding and luxurious Aveda bathroom products. Stay connected with in-room Internet access and Marriott's innovative Plug-In technology panels, or unplug in front of your flat-screen TV. M Brasserie, our signature hotel restaurant, serves fresh and flavorful American fare; M Bar is the perfect spot for a drink after a day spent exploring Dupont Circle. Planning a meeting or event in Washington, DC? Our innovative and flexible event space allows us to specialize in small meetings and ensure we cater to your unique needs. And be sure to ask our hotel Navigator for a few insider tips to help you experience the best of DC, the way locals do. Discover something new and exciting with every stay. ... more   less 
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