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Houston, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 6 days/5 nights at the Renaissance Hotel and found it to be very comfortable as well as convenient. There has been so much retail & restaurant development in the area that it is an easy walk to a lot of fun things to do, and great restaurants. I especially like that you can set the temperature in the...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel through the Guest Satisfaction Survey. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations. Thank you again for your time and come visit us again soon!

Virginia Beach, VA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Renaissance in DC this past weekend for a work conference and were very happy with the accommodations. The rooms were spacious and very clean. The hotel lobby is very impressive with many modern seating areas around the lobby bar, which made you feel as though you were not at a hotel. We would definitely stay here...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for sharing!!! Our guest love our lobby atmosphere. It is very welcoming!! We look forward to meeting you in person next time!!!

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was recently in DC for a professional conference. I was incredibly impressed by the level of service provided by the staff. For example, I needed to ship two boxes of books back to my home office, but arrived at the hotel after their FedEx office closed. It was Saturday in the early evening and I was departing the next...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of Hotel management and staff, thank you for providing feedback about your recent stay. We strive to ensure our guests experience the best visits possible during their travel. Look forward to meeting you during your next stay with us!

United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a week in this hotel and was shocked at the conditions of the restrooms in the Conference area. They were dirty with water backing up in the sinks and several occasions when there was no toilet paper. There were no wastebins for discarded rubbish and this was collected on trays in the conference rooms. The rooms were nice...

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darnellmsmith, Front Office Manager at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

On behalf of the hotel management and staff, I sincerely apologize for the missed opportunities. I have shared your review with our senior management team!!

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel for 4 nights on a conference trip. I was glad that I was allowed an early check in (guess the room was already prepared). The room was neat and clean. I particularly love the design of the bathroom, spacious and comfortable. Service staffs were polite and helpful throughout my stay here....

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Thank you so much for sharing your experience!!! Hope you visit us soon!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I frequently stay at the Renaissance hotel in DC since I have to visit my D.C. office on a monthly basis. The rooms are comfortable and nicely designed, and the overall hotel appearance is well kept. The Champions bar and restaurant is good for your usual food and drinks. I would have given it a fifth star but the concierges...

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Thank you for sharing!! We are looking at updating our lounge within the next year or two. Come visit again soon!!

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When traveling to D.C., my husband and I usually stay at the Omni Shoreham near Rock Creek Park; however, this time we decided to stay downtown, so we stayed at this property. The front of the hotel is very deceiving because it doesn't have much curb appeal (unlike the St. Regis Princeville in Kauai or even the historic Omni Shoreham...

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Thank you for sharing!!! Please let me know when you make your return reservations!! Look for to meeting you!!!

Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We really liked the location of this hotel for it's proximity to the Smithsonian and the Newseum. The hotel was easy to find, and the parking garage was near by so you could park yourself (on I street). The elevators take you right to the lobby for check in. The staff was helpful and friendly. The room was very clean...

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Thank you for sharing your experience at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you had a great stay. With a spirit to serve, we take great pride in not only meeting, but exceeding your expectations.

Alden NY
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed one night with my friend. Upon entry to our room, I realized there was just one king bed. We called the front desk and they quickly got us a different room with two beds. The bell hop Teddy was so friendly, professional and helpful, and moved all of our stuff to the next room as well. We ate...

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Vista, California
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Stayed there during the March for Life and it was large enough to accommodate many groups traveling from all over the country. The exhibit area was incredible - and the rooms comfortable and clean. Great location and the staff helpful and friendly.

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I’m Darnell Smith, Asst.Front Office Manager at the Renaissance Portsmouth Waterfront Hotel. On behalf of Renaissance hotel management and staff, thank you for providing feedback about your recent stay. Marriott strives to ensure our guests experience the best visits possible during their travel. Look forward to meeting you during your next stay with us! Regards

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover the culture of DC while experiencing true sophistication at Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel. When you arrive at our hotel, you will feel as if you have found a hidden gem amongst everything that makes DC exciting. Award winning restaurants, boutique shopping, CityCenterDC, Verizon Center, Spy Museum, Chinatown, National Portrait Gallery and the world-famous National Mall are all steps from our hotel but will feel worlds away once you experience everything we have to offer. Our newly renovated hotel offers five dining options, including a Starbucks Cafe, a vibrant lounge, an onsite day spa and Vida fitness center. Uncover the best of DC with Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, a luxury hotel in downtown DC that strikes the perfect balance of style and substance. Our hotel will leave you wondering how you can be so close to the Washington DC Convention Center, CityCenterDC, and Penn Quarter yet feel as if you've found your next great escape. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel

Address: 999 9th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4427
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: ₹ 11,379 - ₹ 36,100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 807
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Also Known As:
Renaissance Hotel Washington Dc
Renaissance Washington Dc Hotel
Washington Dc Renaissance
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Washington DC
#47 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#48 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#68 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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“rooms near elevator are not noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 420eugenes, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a decent view.”
 of 5 bubbles thenanatraveler, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Inside rooms rooms are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles bills617, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the Convention Center are very convenient to the hotel services in the lobby”
 of 5 bubbles 535jacka, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Simply be nice and ask!”
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