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Denver, Colorado
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I would first like to say that the Hotel Harrington has the FRIENDLIEST staff I have ever experienced in all my travels. My mother always stays here, and this was my first time. We met up in DC and the staff remembered my mother from her previous visits. She departed before I did and they asked me if she made... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2013

Stayed in the Harrington in November 2010, and for what it was needed for it fitted the bill perfectly. I had a 2 person room that I shared with a course-mate of mine, as we were with a local sixth form on a Politics trip studying US Politics. It's a short walk to the Capitol building, and an even shorter... More 

Thank James S
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 January 2013

We're a family of 4 and chose this Hotel for its location and value. Very close to many attractions in DC and one block from Trolley Tours main stop. The Hotel is very old and needs some updating but the rooms were clean and a generous size, and the beds comfortable. Bathroom was updated and very charming. We had a... More 

Thank Bel40
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22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013

My son (12 y.o.) and myself stayed at Harrington in March 2012 (March break for my kid). I booked one of the less expensive rooms on the 4th floor at the very end of the corridor (far from ice-makers and vending machines, two twin beds) after reading reviews on TripAdvisor and comparing prices and locations, proximity to attractions and public... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2013

The location is excellent to tour the metro area of Washington, DC. Within blocks are numerous restaurants, shopping, and attractions. A block to the east is the main stop for the trolley which takes one around the DC area. Our room was beyond antiquated as the bathroom was very stark with no shelving for personal supplies and thin towels. Walls... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012

The location for this hotel is excellent when visiting Capitol Hill, Smithsonian, Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. Even though the hotel is dated the room was clean and 4 adults could fit easily, but not much space for luggage left. For longer stays I would recommend a separate room for each couple. The noise from the street was bad, especially... More 

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Wigtown, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

The big plus to this hotel is its central location, pretty much the whole of DC is walkable, but the open top bus ride does open up the options and is much easier on the feet. We had a "deluxe" family room which had a shower door between a twin for the boys and our double bedroom. As has been... More 

Thank Andrewwf1
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Reviewed 10 December 2012 via mobile

Rooms are fine if a little basic but have everything you need including a fridge (but no safe). The location was perfect, a short walk to the metro and 10/15mins walk to the mall! There is a Resteraunt and a shop and post box on sight.

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Foley, Alabama
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

The room, for the price, was not terrible value. It is an old hotel that has been updated in some ways but not a first class price. At $200 per night, it also was not terribly expensive by inflated DC standards. It's location was outstanding. Plenty of places to eat around it and in walking distance of the white house... More 

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coniOtto, General Manager at Hotel Harrington, responded to this review

Thank you so much for letting us know about the shower issue in the room 1124, we take all complaints seriously and I will be looking into the problem and make sure that the shower has been taken care of. We always encourage guests who stay with us to contact a manager if their problems are not resolved. More 

Boulder, Colorado
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Don't believe the positive reviews you will read here! I am suspicious that they have been planted by someone who has never stayed here. It was the worst hotel expenence I've had in many years. It has a great location, but if you don't mind threadbare sheets, broken doors,lousy beds, institutional bathrooms, dirty carpets and dirty walls, noisy guests late... More 

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coniOtto, Manager at Hotel Harrington, responded to this review

I am very sorry to hear that you did not like your stay at the Harrington Hotel, we strive to give our guests the very best experience possible as we have many first time customers as well as repeat customers who appreciate our hotel and give us rave reviews. Please contact the General Manager at the hotel so we can... More 

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Harry's Restaurant
Harry's Restaurant
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Harrington is located in the heart of Washington, D.C.'s world famous tourist district. Just 1/2 block from Pennsylvania Avenue, between the Capitol (10 Blocks) and the White House (5 blocks), you can easily walk to all the sights, such as Ford's Theatre is just 1 block, your first smithsonian is just 3 blocks from the hotel, the Verizon center is just 6 blocks, so park your car if you have one and just walk to all the sights. In addition, Metro Center, is just two blocks away which is the Red Line. We offer 242 guest rooms, including 26 deluxe family rooms, full service restaurant, fast food restaurant, friendly pub, local tours, and a nice gift shop. Amenities Free Wifi Free Internet Cafe w/computers in Harriett's Restaurant Free postcards at the front desk Private bathroom in every room Refrigerators are in most rooms. Just ask if you need one brought to your room Microwave for guests located in the Internet Cafe Ice Machines - Lobby level and floors 2 through 6 Soft Drinks - Lobby level and floors 1 through 6 Telephones - Direct Dial System. Local calls $0.25/each. Long Distance - see instructions in room Postage Stamps - Purchase from the front desk Televisions - Every room has a TV with free HBO! Laundromat - 2nd and 3rd floors Games for kids - just ask the front desk ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Harrington

Address: 436 11th St NW & E St, Washington DC, DC 20004-1301
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Price Range: €105 - €175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Harrington 3*
Number of rooms: 242
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“floors 1-6 are in the old building...aim for 7 and above.”
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“choose floors one through six if you need vending and ice”
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