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Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Well what can I say, from arrival to leaving we had a wonderful experience, the staff were friendly, polite and very helpful. the hotel was clean and well maintained and the room was really big. All for great prices. This boutique style hotel offers a slightly different experience with a more open reception set up which provides for a much...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear vimmes, We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your recent stay. We are glad to see that you enjoyed your time with us. I will be sure to pass on your review to the others since I know they enjoy seeing what our guests have to say. As for the AC, we have a two pipe system...

Reviewed 8 December 2016

I presume that the Hotel RL remains a work in progress…check in kiosks may ultimately replace the free standing check-in table (and I do mean table). While the hotel readily admits that their hotel is subject to significant street noise (they provide complimentary ear plugs), I was on the 9th floor and the outside noise was still very loud. I...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Jim B, We appreciate you taking the time to review your recent stay. We do have many phases to our renovation. We recent finished the lobby and not only will we have the kiosks, but we will have iPads to assist our guests with their arrivals and departures. The computer on the table will go away. The future we...

Clinton, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 December 2016

5 stars would be for location, value, staff attitude and the fact the hotel is trying to update the lobby, offer a coffee shop and has good internet. Now to the .....however.....1 star for the soudproofing. Your two choices are a room facing the street or a room to the back facing the alleyway. Now then fun-seekers, let's look at...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear 777cameron, We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback on your stay. Being in a downtown location does make us susceptible to the noise of the area. We currently have sound reducing windows on the back side of the hotel as well as the first three floors of the front side. We do recognize this is a...

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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Spent the weekend here with my brother. Picked this hotel purely off of location & surprised at it being better than I had hoped for. Exceptional hospitality from all of the staff. Bri went above and beyond to make things convenient. I recommend it to all. Bless, Julian.

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Julian, Thank you for your review. We think it is great that you and your brother had a great stay. Please do come back and stay with us again.

Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

It's been a rough stay this far. As you enter the hotel it's hard to decipher where the front desk is. You are checked in by someone sitting at a wooden desk just inside the front door with a laptop. People were packed in either trying to check in or check out. Coffee bar was closed. Got to my room....

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your stay. We appreciate all feedback. It helps us celebrate our successes, and learn from our opportunities so we can become better. We need to apologize for the attitude indifference you received from one of our team members. This certainly is not indicative of the hotel. I can assure...

Reviewed 26 November 2016

This hotel is a cute boutique hotel with amazing personal service and help! The location can't be beat! The rooms are large with microwave and fridge, although the coffee pot didn't work. Hopefully, the espresso bar will be ready to open soon!

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Deanna, Thank you for writing a review. We are so glad to see that you had a wonderful experience. The coffee bar currently has limited hours, but we will be up and full operational soon. Please come back and stay with us again.

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This was our first trip to Washington DC but wont be the last. The Hotel was in a great location in Downtown close to everything within walking distance. The staff at the hotel were so friendly and obliging when checking in and especially Andre in the Business Centre who helped me out when I had to book the shuttle to...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Janet C, We appreciate your feedback! We are pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay. I will be sure to pass on your compliments to Andre. He is such a great help. Please do come back and stay with us again.

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Stayed here from Tuesday thru Friday last week and stayed in room 207. The room was big with a microwave and a refrigerator. Came with Wifi as well. Only issue I would say is the drain in the shower did not drain the first day and someone had to come out to fix it. Other than that no issues with...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear jordansbulls, We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your room. We are sorry that you had and issue with the drain. It was certainly not our intention to have this happen. We do hope you come back and stay with us again.

Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were trying this hotel for the first time and chose it because of its proximity to our daughter's office. It was an absolutely wonderful stay. Everyone was welcoming and extremely helpful. The new decor (while not finished) was relaxing and attractive. Our room was amazingly spacious and comfortable. The only down side was the street noise but RL thoughtfully...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear Mary P, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We will be sure to share your review with Manny, Tylor, Faheem and all the rest of the team here. We recent finished our Barista training and the coffee bar will be opening soon. We look forward to your next stay with us!

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2016

As you come through the front door you're greeted warmly by a receptionist who's equipped with a tablet that s/he uses to register you. All of the receptionists were unfailingly pleasant and helpful. The room was spacious and had most of the necessary amenities but, bizarrely, lacked a glass or anything that could serve as a tooth brush holder. The...

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Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear JungleJim1945, Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent stay. We are glad you liked our location and the size of the rooms. We are sorry that the room attendant did not return to service your room when you requested. We have addressed this with the Executive Housekeeper and all the Room Attendants. As for the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our contemporary boutique hotel is simple, stylish, and inspired by the vibrant pulse of the surrounding city. Amenities in our Washington DC boutique accommodations are anything but standard. Plush bedding, comfortable living areas, huge flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and convenient amenities create an inviting home-away-from-home environment. Hotel RL Washington DC is a gathering place for the District's most creative visitors and locals. The simple spaces at our boutique hotel in DC provide organic comfort, and our rooms are designed to inspire. We're right in the heart of The Capital, just a few minutes walk from George Washington University and The National Mall, and our hotel near Dupont Circle grants you access to all the hidden gems in the city. Use us as your home base when you explore DC. We've got your essentials: craft coffee, free Wi-Fi, passes to fitness centers, and meeting spaces. Our attentive staff is always around, ready to offer a lunch recommendation or an extra amenity. Hotel RL is within walking distance of the iconic sights of the National Mall, the diverse dining, nightlife and parkland of Dupont Circle, and only two blocks from the DC Metro. Take the District's energy as an invitation to explore. Discover area experiences new and old alike in the stately architecture of Embassy Row, the ahead-of-trend nightlife of U Street, the world-class dining of Logan Square, and the tight-knit neighborhood feel of Shaw. Hotel RL provides a comfortable place to rest and recharge. The coffee is hot, the rooms are spacious, and the unique location provides assurance that no two stays will be the same. Experience the newest boutique hotel in the DC area. Come, connect, and enjoy DC at Hotel RL. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

Address: 1823 L St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Formerly The Quincy)
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 9,822 - ₹ 45,836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
The Quincy Hotel Washington Dc
Quincy Hotel Washington Dc
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#16 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#16 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#18 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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“Great location. Not so good if you decide you want to sleep at night”
 of 5 bubbles 777cameron, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room on main street was fine, hotel supplies ear plugs for the noise of fire engines”
 of 5 bubbles janetcF459NQ, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for something off the street or on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles N8216DUmaryp, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just don't stay here. There are many other options.”
 of 5 bubbles outdoorjunkies, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street will be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TrainerNC, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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