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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

DC is an expensive place to stay. We were looking for a suite (we had a little one with us) and The River Inn seemed to present a good compromise between quality and price. It turned out that it wasn't really a compromise at all - the River Inn is a great hotel. It's a little out if the way,...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Mattewace, Thank you for the great review...we are all so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. I agree it is great to be so close to the Metro and walking distance to the shop of Georgetown. I will look into the WIFI as this is a complimentary service- sorry or the confusion We hope...

Reviewed 25 April 2015

Do not let the exterior deceive you. Everything inside this hotel sparkles. The furniture, beddings, bath and all. The refrigerator, stove, kitchen, dishes and sink all sparkle. I can go on and on. It was a pleasant surprise that made for a very relaxing and enjoyable visit for me. The additional bonus is the closeness to Foggy Bottom, Whole Foods...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Chima E. Thank you for the 5-Star review and we are glad that we sparkle. We embrace our residential neighborhood and feel of our building - yes, once inside we work hard to supply a relaxing and fresh environment. We are so glad you enjoyed. We hope you will return with us again in the future. Joe Giannino General...

Bridgend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 April 2015

We booked the River Inn based on the positive reviews on Trip Advisor and it did not disappoint. Very well equipped and sizeable rooms and close to the main attractions and Metro. We found the welcome really good, great advice on where to eat out and what to do.

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nigel, Thank you for the review and we are happy to hear that we live up to our on-line reputation. I will be ceetain to share your feedback with the team and again thank you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Exceptionally polite and helpful staff. Wonderfully comfortable suite. We had a king size bed in bedroom and queen pull out in living room where our teenage daughter stayed. Plenty of room for all. A full kitchen. Great location.

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Thomas, Thank you for the review and we are so glad that you and your family enjoyed your stay with us. I agree that the rooms are perfect for a family travelling and our team polite and always ready to assist. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

Doylestown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We had a suite, king size just a few weeks ago and this was a great spot for families or for business travel. You are right there by everything. Cabs are available right out front. It's an older place, so don't expect brand new, but if your focus is DC then you'll forgive that. I would happily return with my...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Meredith, Thank you for the review and we are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us....I am happy to report that we are working on upgrading our bandwidth speed. Please let me know if there is anything further we can assist with and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Joe Giannino General Manager Modus...

new york
Reviewed 14 April 2015

I don't need to duplicate earlier reviews-Look no further if planning a family trip to DC. I visited with my daughter and two young grandsons. We stayed in a suite-plenty of room and a full kitchen-We walked to the Lincoln Memorial and other sites-and the metro was very convenient. If you've read any of my other reviews you know that...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Tituspaddler, Thank you for the wonderful review and we are glad that we are your cure for the ordinary chain hotel. We work hard to create a wonderful experiences for all our guests and are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!! Thank You Joe Giannino General Manager...

Beverly, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 April 2015

I've stayed at The River Inn many times. The staff are consistently responsive, friendly and courteous. The rooms are immaculate, well appointed and quiet. It's a reliable place for a trouble-free, no surprises stay in very pleasant surroundings. I particularly appreciated the gift basket waiting in my room on my most recent trip -- an apple, orange, banana and two...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Herb, Thank you so much for the wonderful 5-Star review and we certainly appreciate your continuing to stay with us when you travel to DC. Please let me know if there is anything further we can assist with and we all look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

Reviewed 14 April 2015

Based on some of the negative reviews we were pleasantly surprised by the comfort and convenience of our room. The room was clean and provided the tools necessary to prepare food in the room. The cleaning service was top notch. A non-stick frying pan would be a nice addition. The hotel is a few blocks from the metro station which...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jerry, Thank you for the review and I am very happy that we exceeded your pre-arrival expectations. I hope that your travels will bring you through DC again and look forward to welcoming you back. Thank You Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We chose the River Inn because of its location, close to Metro, food, groceries, and in a safe area. It was all that and more! The staff was very friendly and most helpful. Our room was comfortable and clean, although bathroom was older, with a full-sized refrigerator, stovetop, sink, toaster, and microwave. It came in handy when a virus visited...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear LovetheMemories, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your experience with us. We are all glad you enjoyed your stay - sorry that you were not feeling well. We agree that the property is ideally located in walking distance to the metro and only minutes from Georgetown. We hope you will be returning with us...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We booked a one bedroom apartment for our family group of 3 adults and 2 children many weeks before we travelled to WASHINGTON. When we checked in we were told that we were being given two separate hotel rooms as the one bedroom apartments were booked out. This actually suited us better. The rooms weren't interconnectiong but they were side...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sue, Thank you for the wonderful 5-Star review. We are all happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and the spacious rooms. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
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Cuisines: American, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast Available
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about The River Inn

Address: 924 25th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-2152
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Foggy Bottom - GWU - West End
Price Range: RM787 - RM1,684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The River Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 126
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#7 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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“Street facing rooms are the worse.”
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  • Two non-working bed lamps that took two days to repair...and six calls to reception or maintenan
  • Not a bad view but you are under constant surveillance of George Washington University Students.
cfjd, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The top floors have a nicer view of the city”
deveshb2014, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“talk to staff, they're super friendly and helpful”
sara538740, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Most rooms have mediocre views. If a view is important, your only option is facing the Potomac. Not sure that view is worth a lot of money.”
Superchief1944, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room had a nice view of a calm charming street.”
abovetherockies, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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