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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Wonderful hotel in a delightful area of the city. The room was huge, and we had an amazing view over the city. The bed was extremely comfortable, friendly staff on the check in desk, free wifi - what more do you need! I just wish we had stayed longer to have fully appreciated the room - but we were only...

Thank Madeline B
New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This lovely hotel has all the amenities of a boutique hotel, the comforts of home, splendid views & a sweet location. When I arrived, the young woman at the front desk helped me locate the nearby Whole Foods and a hair salon. If " a room with a view" is important to you, ask for a room on the 7th...

1Thank Carol A
New York, NY
Reviewed 28 March 2015

It happens every time: I look on Expedia or Hotels.com for a hotel room in DC and find a meager selection of rooms in mediocre hotels at high prices and rooms in luxury hotels at totally outrageous prices. Then I remember the River Inn, go to its website, and book there. It's a solid 4-star place with big rooms (often...

Thank billrosenblatt
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Great location, barely a ten minute walk to the Kennedy Center.. We enjoyed our king suite - spacious, very comfortably furnished, and clean. Staff members were welcoming and professional. Complimentary WiFi was a plus. We had the buffet breakfast in the restaurant and service was friendly and prompt - the scrambled eggs were good and arrived swiftly. .

1Thank cvillians2015
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2015

We stayed for our honeymoon 16-19 March 2015 We got an upgrade when we first walked in and was very well looked afterby Ross and other members of the team The restaurant on ground floor was fantastic Our only regret was we stayed for two nights Will stay again

1Thank Tim E
Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2015

My husband and I arrived at The River Inn way early for check-in, but was immediately looked after by the very helpful and friendly Zee, the concierge. He helped us get into our room more than two hours before check-in, sorted out our transport to the airport for the next day, and made sure that we felt right at home....

1Thank michelefromearth
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 26 March 2015

The hotel was very clean and convenient to the metro. The bathroom and kitchen area could use some renovation but were very clean and adequately equipped for our needs. It's in a nice residential neighborhood near the university. The staff were fantastic and very helpful as we had never been to Washington DC and had no idea where to go...

Thank DJung2015
Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Our first visit to The River Inn was a totally positive experience. Our room was large and well appointed. The Foggy Bottom location was ideal. The hotel restaurant exceeded all our expectations. The high point of our stay was dealing with the dedicated, professional, and friendly staff. Four individuals in particular were especially helpful--Caitlin, Charos, and Ross at the front...

1Thank Tom F
Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We stayed at the River Inn when we attended a concert at the Kennedy Center. It's an easy and pleasant walk either in the day or after the concert. The neighborhood feels very safe. Rooms & suites are very spacious and include a kitchenette with coffee beans to grind to make deliously fresh coffee in the morning. The restaurant ,...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 24 March 2015

The staff are always welcoming and efficient; the rooms are comfortable and have such amenities as a functional kitchen, a great working space, and a large closet. The restuarant is always a treat-great food and excellent service! I always look forwad to staying here!

Thank Annabelle1945

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Cuisines: American, Contemporary
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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: RM805 - RM1,676 (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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Also Known As:
The River Hotel Washington Dc
River Hotel Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#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.”
  • Resident cockroach after we managed to disable him running from bed to cabinet.
  • 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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