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“Great Location Great Hotel”
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Capital Hilton
Ranked #93 of 140 Hotels in Washington DC
Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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“Great Location Great Hotel”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

The hotel entrance is stylish and grand. It was a bit busy and noisy in the main public areas but there is a convention centre on site and it was booked with a number of events. The rooms are spacious and well designed. Lovely furniture, big comfy bed with crisp clean linen and huge fluffy pillows. Desk, chair, TV, lounger ... what more do you need.The bathroom was comfortable in size and well stocked with toiletries. The location of this hotel is excellent. Close to all the major attractions, subways around the corner, restaurants and deli's by the dozen. The staff were great and always willing to assist no matter the request. Definitely worth the price I paid. Easily accessible from all airports via shuttles. I will come back here if I visit Washington DC again.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 9 May 2013 via mobile

The Hotel is ok, rooms are not that big, a little bit old fashioned but clean. Location very close to the white House. The hispanic bartender was Realy unfriendly, almost discriminatory. Therefore i can Not recommend visiting this Hotel.

  • Stayed May 2013
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 13 May 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Capital Hilton. We’re very sorry you experienced an undesirable stay and level of customer service with us. The problems you mentioned with our bartender have been addressed. We appreciate you alerting us to this issue and we hope you will give us a second chance if you return to the area.
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Reviewed 8 May 2013

I have stayed at this hotel a number of time due to its location. The lobby has been recently refurbished although it does not look very different. The rooms are comfortable enough although a little tired but they have good lighting in the bathrooms, big flat TVs and the bedding is comfortable. The fitness centre is excellent and overall it is a convenient and comfortable hotel.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 13 May 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Capital Hilton. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Nation's Capital. We appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you back to the historic Capital Hilton soon.
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Baltimore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Loved this hotel! The staff were great, the room was amazing (they upgraded me for being a Diamond member - LOVE the Hilton!) and the location was absolutely perfect! The complimentary breakfast was a little sparse (even the bagels were only mini bagels), which is something I typically expect with a Hilton. I usually prefer to go to a different Hilton brand hotel (like the Embassy Suites) where I can have a complimentary full, hot breakfast, but in this case the location was well worth it!

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with friends
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 8 May 2013
Thank you for your great Tripadvisor review. It is certainly gratifying and reassuring to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are also delighted to know that our friendly staff factored in the success of your visit. We take pride in our product along with our warm and welcoming staff, but nothing could make us happier than to hear great compliments for our staff and the services they provide to our guests. We look forward to have the opportunity to welcome you back to the historic Capital Hilton in the future
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

This is a venerable hotel worthy of its designation as a national treasure. But it still retains its comfortable, elegant roots. Rooms are roomy enough and well appointed. One is greeted and served by friendly, competent people (everyone you pass offers a friendly polite 'hello'). Rooms still reflect an era that has not been lost in the upgrades. Breakfast in the North Gate Grill is on the expensive side, but good fun with an attentive, enjoyable staff; the selection is vast. This is much more than a 'business hotel.' We like it.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 8 May 2013
Thank you for your Tripadvisor review. Your gracious feedback is quite refreshing and very reassuring. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and your visit to the Nation's Capital. We look forward to having the opportunity to welcome you back to the historic Capital Hilton in the future.
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Bend, Oregon
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I have stayed off and on at the Capital Hilton over the past few years for my business trips to DC and have never been disappointed. The hotel facility is in great shape compared to some of the other business hotels in DC. The hotel staff are always friendly, helpful and professional. The rooms are always in excellent condition with a decent work area and very clean bathrooms. The hotel has a good restaurant I have eaten at for breakfast and lunch and there is a lobby bar. This hotel has an an excellent workout/spa with multiple workout machines, free weights and a spa for those inclined.

For business you cant go wrong with its convenient location close to Pennsylvania Ave just up from the White House - which makes for a nice walk in the evening to burn off some of the dinner. Metro Red line is a short two block walk and taxis are never a problem in this area.

I stay here as often as I can.

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 8 May 2013
Thank you for your Tripadvisor review and sharing your feedback with us. We are glad to hear that our convenient location and breakfast was a plus factor during your visit. We truly appreciate your comments and observations and we look forward to have the opportunity to welcome you back at the Capital Hilton in the future
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Centennial, Colorado
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

Great for sight seeing on the mall. Close to the metro and hop on hop off bus. My Mom is elderly and the proximaty really help us to see everything The staff was plesant and helpful.
Only real problem the HVAC was very loud when it was turned on. We were there when we didn't need heat or AC but it would have interfered with my sleep if we had needed it

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  • Stayed April 2013, travelled with family
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Imane-Bennani, Manager at Capital Hilton, responded to this review, 8 May 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review the Capital Hilton. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to the Nation's Capital. We appreciate your comments and we hope to welcome you back to the historic Capital Hilton soon
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Property: Capital Hilton
Address: 1001 16th St NW, corner K & 16th Street, Washington DC, DC 20036-5794
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#44 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#64 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#69 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#70 Business Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Capital Hilton 4*
Number of rooms: 544
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