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Western Springs, IL
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Tourist trip 5 nights. The room was clean, quiet and roomy. The Location was perfect (take my word for it and save the research time)-- you could walk to Georgetown (15 min), walk to the Foggy Bottom Metro (7 min), walk to the Mall (20 min to Lincoln Mem.) We bought breakfast groceries at Whole Foods (next to Foggy Bottom)...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jaaldi, Thank you for the review and the input on the property and our great location in Foggy Bottom. We hope that when you return to DC you will stay with us. Again, thank you. Joe Giannino General Manager Modus Hotels

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Very clean hotel. A bit dated but very-well maintained, i highly recommend.. The hotel has central a.c and heat system which can be very inconvenient. hot water takes forever, Excellent free wifi. Grat staff, chat you up ask how you are doing, point out attrations around

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Honeymix22, Thank you for the review and feedback on the property - I am glad you found the team friendly and always there to assist with recommendations. We continue to work on the property while maintaining our story of Relaxation and the feel of the Inn in the middle of DC. We hope that you will continue to stay...

Little Rock, Arkansas
Reviewed 30 March 2015

I spent 5 days at The River Inn with my husband, (March 23-28). It was memorable. The hotel offers everything that I was looking for: great location, nice room with cozy sheets and fluffy towels and an efficient small kitchen. The hotel restaurant is cute, nice bar. The staff was super friendly and kind. It was important for us to...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Helosia, I am very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate the 5-Star review! The teams at the Hotel an DISH restaurant take pride in creating experiences for our guests and love to hear when we have succeeded. We do hope that you will stay with us again on a future visit to DC. Joe Giannino...

Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 March 2015

We had the pleasure of spending four days at The River Inn this weekend. I have stayed at dozens of hotels but have never experienced the quality of accommodations, customer service and convenient location that The River Inn offers its guests! Since my work is in the event planning industry, I have had far too many experiences in setting up...

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Joe G, General Manager at The River Inn, responded to this review

Dear Vicki, Thank you very much for such a wonderful 5-Star review and we are happy to be your home away from home. I will be certain to read your review with all the associates so they can hear all the great things - they take pride in their work and love to hear feedback I am happy yo enjoyed...

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 30 March 2015

My wife and I just returned from five days in DC where we stayed at the River Inn in Foggy Bottom. This was a great location for us. It is situated in a quiet neighborhood of older homes with young families and urban professionals two blocks from the metro and within easy walking distance to several great restaurants. Our room...

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Wonderful hotel in a delightful area of the city. The room was huge, and we had an amazing view over the city. The bed was extremely comfortable, friendly staff on the check in desk, free wifi - what more do you need! I just wish we had stayed longer to have fully appreciated the room - but we were only...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 28 March 2015

This lovely hotel has all the amenities of a boutique hotel, the comforts of home, splendid views & a sweet location. When I arrived, the young woman at the front desk helped me locate the nearby Whole Foods and a hair salon. If " a room with a view" is important to you, ask for a room on the 7th...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 28 March 2015

It happens every time: I look on Expedia or Hotels.com for a hotel room in DC and find a meager selection of rooms in mediocre hotels at high prices and rooms in luxury hotels at totally outrageous prices. Then I remember the River Inn, go to its website, and book there. It's a solid 4-star place with big rooms (often...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Great location, barely a ten minute walk to the Kennedy Center.. We enjoyed our king suite - spacious, very comfortably furnished, and clean. Staff members were welcoming and professional. Complimentary WiFi was a plus. We had the buffet breakfast in the restaurant and service was friendly and prompt - the scrambled eggs were good and arrived swiftly. .

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 March 2015

We stayed for our honeymoon 16-19 March 2015 We got an upgrade when we first walked in and was very well looked afterby Ross and other members of the team The restaurant on ground floor was fantastic Our only regret was we stayed for two nights Will stay again

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  • 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
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • 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: €182 - €394 (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:
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#7 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#9 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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