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The Beacon Hotel

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The Beacon offers a sense of levity in a city that often weights itself down. Intimate gathering spaces invite guests to loosen their proverbial ties and let down their hair. People watch in the lively lobby, catch up on international news in the sunken library, kick back with a creative cocktail on the rooftop terrace, or ponder the artwork presented throughout the public spaces. The Beacon brings together brilliant minds and global influences in an approachable setting. The Beacon Bar & Grill offers an eclectic menu of traditional American fare and internationally-influenced dishes prepared with locally sourced produce. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and cocktails can be enjoyed in the atrium lounge. Fireside booths in the main dining room make for especially warm memories. SkyBar, a rooftop lounge, offers creative cocktails and light snacks, paired with incredible city views.
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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Electric vehicle charging station
Laundry Service
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Multilingual Staff
Paid Internet
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Wheelchair Access
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Non-smoking rooms
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Mid-range
Centrally Located
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Grade: 100 out of 100
156Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
35Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Really enjoyed my stay and felt comfortable. Workers were polite and helpful when needed. Traveling to and from the Beacon Hotel was fairly easy on a weekend. Having the hotel close to the comedy club was a bonus.
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Response from GaryB4351, General Manager at The Beacon Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear I9294GSbrianb, So glad you enjoyed your stay and we were in a good location for your Comedy Night. Thank you for the review and we look forward to your return. Regards. GB/GM
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The hotel looks very old. The restaurant is very weird with alimited menu. And they stole my phone charger from my room. In general it is very expensive considering the quality of the hotel. The only positive thin is its location.
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Response from GaryB4351, General Manager at The Beacon Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Voyage, So Sorry to hear about your recent stay. Would love to hear more about the charger and also return it to you. Please contact me, Gary Burke/ GM
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I was supposed to be in a queen room. The room had a double bed that folded into the wall. It was a conference room that had been converted into a guest room. It was a teapot wall. The fire alarm went off at 6:30am. Terrible experience.
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Response from GaryB4351, General Manager at The Beacon Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Road14204505151, Yes , Certainly not our best rooms. My apologies. In fact in July we will start a renovation and these rooms will be no longer. Please contact me so I can make this up to you, Again, Sorry. Gary B/ GM
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Have just checked out from a 5 night stay at the Beacon and could not rate it highly enough. On check in the ladies on reception where friendly efficient and quick at the process so before we knew it we were up in our room. Room was a good size well equipped and spotlessly
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Response from GaryB4351, General Manager at The Beacon Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear William, Glad to hear you had a great stay. I will pass your comments onto the Front Desk, Housekeeping and the Restaurant. Look forward to having you back and Thank you for the review. GB/GM
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pillows were terrible. the room never got below 74 degrees even though I had ac on and fan on high, I ws on the 8th floor so maybe its the heat rising but sure seems like I should be able to get room cooler
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Response from GaryB4351, General Manager at The Beacon Hotel
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Voyage, So Sorry that you had issues with your AC. That is very uncomfortable. We will check on it asap if we can figure out the room. Please contact me as I would like to make this up to you, Again Sorry, Gary Burke/ GM
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The One Bedroom Ambassador Suite at the Beacon Hotel & Corporate Quarters
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The hotel does a great job of accommodating you. I didn't notice any pet dander in the room. Everything was great. As someone suggest, you probably should speak with a representative from the hotel who could better assist you, even though I think you will be fine.
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Hi, is self service laundry available for guest use?
Yes. The Beacon Hotel has self service laundry for Guest and Dry cleaning available.
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Hi, does the hotel have a swimming pool?
no swimming pool.
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Hi, is there a bar in the hotel apart from the rooftop bar?
Yes the hotel has 2 bars one on the rooftop and one downstairs near the restaurant.
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"Great location, great staff!"
"I had a very quiet room at the back on 2nd floor."
"Construction across the street on the North Side. Noticeable but not too noisy. Good night's sleep. Corner suites are large and sunny."
"Location, Good Service, Good restaurant"
"Don't misplace your key and lock your door"
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 142 - US$ 374 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
beacon hotel and corporate quartersbeacon hotel corporate quartersbeacon hotel washington dcbeacon hotel dc
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Governor's House Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCLogan Circle/ ShawDupont Circle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
199
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