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Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center
Ranked #48 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Great location with everything in walkable distance”
Reviewed 9 March 2012

We stayed overnight using Hilton rewards points ... this hotel is a great location .. you can literally walk to every attraction or take metro ... rooms are as usual nice ( I love Hampton Inns) like their complimentary breakfast ..

I would request for a higher floor which gives a nice view ..would definitely stay again

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
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Jim K, General Manager at Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center, responded to this review, 13 March 2012
Dear iajabu,

Thank you for the great review of the Hampton Inn Washington DC Downtown. I am glad you enjoyed the location and breakfast. We hope to see you again soon.
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Reviewed 3 March 2012

My husband and I drove down to do a little sightseeing last week and stayed at this hotel. It was very nice and only about a block from Chinatown. Lots of restaurants close by and a very nice area. I don't think I've ever been to a cleaner city!! We walked everywhere from the hotel. Granted my feet did feel like they were going to fall off but that's more because we were trying to see everything in a day!! Walked as far as the Lincoln Memorial which would have taken about 20 minutes if we had walked straight there!! Awesome trip!! Very nice, comfortable hotel. A little construction noises in the morning, but there is construction going on all over the city so I'm sure it would have been heard anywhere!!

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Jim K, General Manager at Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center, responded to this review, 13 March 2012
Dear bfgleason,

Thank you for your great review. I am glad to read that you and your husband enjoyed the hotel as well as the local area. We hope the next time you travel to Washington DC you choose to stay at the Hampton Inn again.
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

This Hotel is pretty nice. The rates are very reasonable for what you get in the area. You are also getting a breakfast which is great when traveling with a family. The breakfast was decent. It had a hot item every day, such as an egg, a meat (ham or Bacon) and sometimes biscuts or French Toast Sticks. They also had two waffle makers. You also will have some cereals, yogurts, oatmeal, fruit salad, and assorted bagels, dounuts, muffins and danishes. The eating area is fairly sized and we had no problem getting a table. The pool was also very nice and kept clean along with a hot tub that can accomadate a dozen people. The only thing I didnt like was that the ceiling tile above the hottub was turning green, possibly mold. Hopefully management will read this and take care of this. Otherwise the area is well kept. It also has an adjoining gym which was pretty well stocked and overlooks the pool which was great to keep an eye on my kids. This Hotel charges for parking, $35 a day, the car is kept underneath the hotel in a very secure area. This is a city so you will pay for parking at most hotels in the arean unless you stay far from the attractions. This will force you to drive every day and pay for parking anyway at a parking garage. Some reviewers complained about work being done at the hotel. It looks like they are renovating entire floors one time. When I was their they were renovating all the rooms on the 2nd floor. This appeared to be going on only during the day. I would suggest calling ahead of your stay and making sure your room is at least 2 floors above any work(this hotel has 13 floors). You will not notice a thing unless you get off the floor the work is being done on. The Hotel itself is about one block away from the chinatown area. It is about a fifteen to twenty minute walk to Smithsonian museums and the capitol and about a twenty five minute walk to the Washington Monument and the Lincoln Memorial. I walked it every day. and loved the exercise. If you want to get closer you will proably pay a lot more. The rooms themselves are up to date, The beds are very comfortable. The room has free Wifi which worked very well. I would definitely consider this place again,

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Jim K, General Manager at Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center, responded to this review, 13 March 2012
Dear QueensMarine,

Thank you for the review of the Hampton Inn Washington DC Downtown. It is great to read you enjoyed the breakfast, wifi, pool area, and that you were glad that we have secured parking. We hope you choose to stay with us the next time you travel to Washington.
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

As far as Downtown as DC hotel prices go, for location and amenities, you can't beat this hotel.

Staff was friendly enough, typical clean Hampton room, and the breakfast was more than expected (and included in the price of the room). Breakfast staff was particularly friendly, helpful, and efficient.

The location is a 10-20 minute walk from the National Mall museums or White House and just on the edge of Chinatown/Downtown. Easy, cheap ($1) bus ride (Circulator stop is a half block away) to Georgetown.

We traveled with our two small kids. Read some weird comments here on the surrounding area. Neighborhood is just fine, no worries at all - same atmosphere you find in every big city.

As previous reviewer said, the pool is not heated, but our kids still wanted to swim. The water was cold though.

We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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Jim K, General Manager at Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center, responded to this review, 12 March 2012
Dear John127,

Thank you for the good review of the Hampton Inn Washington DC. I am pleased to read you enjoyed the staff, cleanliness, and breakfast. We hope to see you the next time you travel to Washington.
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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 26 February 2012

Really good customer service, and in a good location. Breakfast was okay, but the hot items were less than impressive and the oatmeal was undercooked half of the time during my 12 night stay. The most disappointing aspect was the pool. I stayed in this hotel when it opened and was disappointed because the pool wasn't heated, but I figured it was just overlooked as there was so much chaos during an opening. But now years later the pool still wasn't heated. I did complain, and then checked a few days later and they had evidently turned a heater on, but the temperature of the pool couldn't have been 60 degrees even then. I swim in 70 degree water every day, but I ended up skipping my daily swim while staying at this Hampton because of the temperature of the water. A friend of mine was staying in another Hilton property over on First St NE and indicated the water in that pool was heated so I will probably try that hotel next time.

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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled on business
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Jim K, General Manager at Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center, responded to this review, 12 March 2012
Dear 23wearytraveler23,

Thank you for your review of the Hampton Inn Washington Downtown Convention Center. I am glad to read you enjoyed the customer service provided to you by our team. I am sorry to hear about your disappointment with the pool area. We have adjusted the heater properly as well as installed a thermometer to show the water temperature. I hope you will give us another chance the next time you visit Washington DC.
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Property: Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center
Address: 901 6th Street NW, at Massachusetts Avenue Northwest, Washington DC, DC 20001-2520
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Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#18 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#34 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#38 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#58 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Price range (per night): RM695 - RM2,004
Hotel Class:3 star — Hampton Inn Washington, DC - Convention Center 3*
Number of rooms: 228
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 13 story hotel offers 228 rooms/suites complemented by public facilities which include a newly renovated lobby and breakfast area, a new bar, as well as a business center, guest laundry facility, suite shop, fitness center, meeting rooms, indoor pool with spa and valet parking garage. Each guestroom is finely appointed in a contemporary design with upscale touches. ... more   less 
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