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Madison, MS
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our family of 4 stayed here on a recent trip to DC. The hotel is in a great neighborhood, mostly residential, with convenient access to the metro and several restaurants within walking distance. We found all staff members to be over the top friendly and professional. Our room was one of the Potomac suites, a corner room, with distant views...

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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here last December 06- 20, 2016. The rooms we booked has its own kitchen (including utensils). It was clean and cozy. Its location is so convenient because it is near a metro station (Foggy Bottom), Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Starbucks, 7-11, and a lot more. It is a few bus stops away to Georgetown. In fact, there were...

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Annandale, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is way past its best of times, but still, there is a cozy feel in there, the people are polite and helpful, the location is great, especially in terms of other hotels' prices in and around this area. There are a few maintenance issues (plumbing, in my case) but I called it in and they took care of...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello sara538740! Thank you so much for the wonderful review and recommendation. Our entire team is so excited to know that you enjoyed your time with us. We are happy to know that you enjoyed our location, and I agree - we are in close proximity to everything you may want to see! Thank you so much for choosing to...

Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want a hotel on a quiet street in DC, this is the place for you. Unlike so many hotels in DC, the River Inn is low-key, simple, relaxed, in a residential neighborhood that is not fancy. No big conference rooms and gifts shops, just a hotel and modest restaurant. You have to walk 5-10 minutes to get anywhere...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello Superchief1944, Thank you for choosing the River Inn during your time in Nation's Capital. We truly appreciate you taking the time to provide us with your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit. Thanks again and have a great week.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at The River Inn last week. The hotel is in a great location and given the problems I had, the employees were excellent in dealing with my circumstances. Rooms are a good size and overall, they're reasonably comfortable with good facilities (kitchenette etc). I would say that the hotel is looking a bit tired in places and so...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An exceptionally friendly and warm atmosphere all around from the receptionists to the doorman and the restaurant. Very good facilities. The location is perfect: short walk to the Metro, Georgetown, Kennedy Ctr., even the Mall is within a healthy walk's distance. I enjoyed a full cycling morning on the free byke. The price for all this pleasure was better than...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello David N! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide such a fantastic review! We are so excited to know that you enjoyed your experience with us. Thank you so much for the kind words regarding our staff and atmosphere. We pride ourselves on being a home away from home. Our entire team will be looking forward...

Kapolei, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to plan a trip to D.C. to get out of town for the weekend. We wanted to be close to all the landmarks and museums without spending a ridiculous amount of money but we also didn't want to end up in a roach motel. We would also be traveling with our 80lb dog, which tends...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello sukysuky00! Thank you so much for choosing the River Inn to be a part of your birthday weekend. We are thrilled to know that you and your husband had such a wonderful experience. We are so happy to know you enjoyed the size of our rooms, location, and our proximity to the neighborhood dog park. Thank you for the...

Central Florida, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my wife, 2 kids, and wife's mom and dad for their first trip to D.C. and The River Inn was where we stayed for 5 nights. Everything went smooth from check in to check out. The staff were great and the hotel was perfect. The location worked well for us as we were all able to walk to...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello abovetherockies! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide this fantastic review. We appreciate your feedback and are so excited to know that you had such a positive experience during your stay with us. Our entire team will be looking forward to your family's next visit and thank you for choosing the River Inn during your time...

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was excellent and the staff was both friendly and helpful. We had the opportunity to eat dinner in the hotel restaurant and found both the food and service to be exceptional. Great location if you enjoy walking in DC, equidistant from Union Station and Ronald Reagan Airport.

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello michaelsballard! Thank you so much for choosing the River Inn during your time in our Nation's Capital. We are thrilled you had a positive experience with us and we truly appreciate you taking the time to submit this fantastic review. Our entire team will be looking forward to your next visit and thanks again for choosing the River Inn....

Pleasantville, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an under 5 minute walk from the Metro's Foggy Bottom station, and 10 minutes from the Lincoln Memorial. Note that its also near George Washington and Georgetown Universities campus so expect a lot of loud college students on Friday and Saturday nights. The check in staff were some of the most friendliest people I have met! I stayed in...

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Neal G, Guest Relations Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Hello Ethan B! Thank you so much for the wonderful review and recommendation. We truly appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback and we are thrilled you had such a positive experience. Our entire team will be looking forward to your next trip. Thank you for choosing the River Inn during your time in Washington DC and have...

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Highlights
  • 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: ₹ 12,572 - ₹ 27,423 (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:
#7 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#10 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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“talk to staff, they're super friendly and helpful”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Superchief1944, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“My room had a nice view of a calm charming street.”
 of 5 bubbles abovetherockies, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Was told all rooms are the same. Asked for higher floor, but was in the back and there's nothing to see but other apartments”
 of 5 bubbles MissyR_12, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Arrange transportation from the hotel in advance. You can't just step out and hail a cab.”
 of 5 bubbles BLD_TBD, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
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