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Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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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Thank Deanna B
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. More 

Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Thank Janet C
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. More 

Houston, Texas
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494 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Thank jordansbulls
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. More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Thank Mary P
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! More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

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Thank JungleJim1945
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... More 

Columbus, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel RL is right around the corner from my workplace (I work remotely from another state), so I stayed there to get to an early-morning meeting. Honestly, I liked everything about my stay. First, I had to get used to the people checking me in without a regular desk or whatever separating us - I could just walk up to... More 

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

Dear Rachel H, Thank you for taking the time to post a review on your recent stay. We are so pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay and especially our beds. I have to agree with you that they are soft and hugging. We used Sobel-Westex sheets, pillows, and comforters. They have wonderful products and also sell retail as... More 

Maryland
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed overnight while in town for an event. We found the hotel to be clean and comfortable. When we checked in, they did tell us that since we were only staying one night we were in a room that may potentially have noise from the street. Room 201 is right off the elevator, above the lobby,... More 

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Thank KNP421
Sarah C, General Manager at Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion, responded to this review

Dear KNP421, We are so pleased to see that our hotel worked for your needs. The city can get quite active on some nights and we are glad the night you stayed was a restful one. Please come stay with us again the next time you are in town. More 

Worcester, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Receptionist Brenyea answered questions and gave helpful parking advice. At the end of her shift, she walked my Maryland-based friend and me to a locked garage on the next block and offered advice in retrieving my friend's car. Throughout the three-nights my husband and I stayed there, other RL staff were friendly and helpful as well. We hope to return... More 

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

Dear copywrit, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review on your recent stay. Bre is an amazing team member and we are so happy that she helped you out as she did. We do hope you come back and see us again. More 

Montgomery, Alabama
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42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an older property but fairly well maintained regarding furnishings. While it was convenient to the location of my meeting, the downsides outweighed the convenience. First, it is the noisiest hotel in DC at which I've ever stayed. Sirens, honking horns, early morning garbage truck pickups and construction activity made it very difficult to get a decent night's rest.... More 

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

Dear John E, We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback on your recent stay. We are glad to see that you mentioned our hotel was well maintained. Our location makes it easy to get to businesses in the downtown area and to the sites the District has to offer. With that it does have days and times... More 

Farmington Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a road trip with my family to Washington DC, New York, Niagara Fall, Toronto. The location of the hotel is excellent. It's very closed to the Metro station. Coffee shop and restaurants were nearby. The room seems OK. The bed is good. There is a desk power outlets and the room is BIG! The negative is the bathroom... More 

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

Dear Sharon L, We appreciate your feedback. We are so pleased to see that Chakisha was welcoming and helpful. She is a true asset to this hotel and we are glad you felt the same way. As for the bathrooms. Engineering is currently going through each one and are refreshing the paint, changing the showerheads and replacing the caulk. The... More 

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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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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
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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: €106 - €374 (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
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#16 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#18 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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“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.”
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