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Kennnedyville, MD
Reviewed 9 March 2015

I stayed in late February with two friends from college. We were getting together for the first time in many years and wanted a nice, comfortable place near the subway that would accommodate three women for two nights over a weekend. The River Inn was a terrific choice. We had a one bedroom suite -- a real bedroom with a...

3Thank Marylandtraveller68
Rome, Lazio, Italy
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The staff were friendly and helpful both at front desk and restaurant. Room was comfortable but definitely not luxurious and the neighborhood is good. Quiet with good room temperature control. Sleep quality pretty good. Rooms needed some fixing up and bathroom was shabby - see photo. I've stayed in 4 different hotels in this area over the last 3 years,...

3Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 7 March 2015 via mobile

The River Inn is a special spot, in a great part of town. I appreciate the quaint feel it has, while still offering the standard of service found at larger top notch hotels. The staff is so welcoming and friendly, and the rooms are spacious and clean. We came with a large group for a funeral service at Arlington. The...

2Thank AClarke970
Macedonia, Ohio
Reviewed 6 March 2015

It had been twenty-three years since my wife and I last stayed at the River Inn but when we arrived we were greeted like family and treated like royalty (the doorman actually remembered us!) We had come to celebrate our 48th anniversary. The last time we stayed it was to celebrate our 25th! The entire staff could not do enough...

2Thank Frank K
Fife, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

This is a very comfortable and quiet hotel. Spacious rooms and nice neighbourhood. Very good value too. I've used it a couple of times. It's a mini apartment. I was there during the worst of the weather, but still very pleasant.

2Thank 909newg
Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 1 March 2015

From the moment we walked in, the staff was very friendly and willing to address any questions we had, even though it was busy being Valentine's Day. The room was very nice and clean. The bed was very comfortable and the rainfall shower head was great (plus some great smelling lotions/soaps were complimentary to the room). Georgetown and Kennedy Center...

3Thank brownmox
Methuen, Massachusetts
Reviewed 28 February 2015

We were very pleased by our experience at the River Inn. The snow storms greatly impacted our planned arrival and departure times and the folks River Inn were generous and accommodating. They were especially polite and pleasant to work with all the way. We visited with family in the room which was set up nicely for socializing and the kitchenette...

3Thank v w
Goldens Bridge, New York
Reviewed 27 February 2015

We have stayed here before and have always been very satisfied. Unlike many hotels in the area it is on a residential street and you aren't awakened by sirens and ambulances coming to the GWU Hospital. We had a junior suite with full kitchen, separate bedroom, separate vanity area two tvs and full length mirror. It was immaculate. We had...

4Thank Jpreiser
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Stayed here with family for a weekend. Room was a bit odd in that it was set up like an apartment. Full kitchen and large bath. The shower water pressure was very weak and towels a bit threadbare. Doorman often on cell phone a failed to open door when I had my hands full several times. Also there was an...

5Thank Lindsay A
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We have stayed at the River Inn twice now and both times have been a success. The service is top notch. Ross at the front desk is very helpful. We booked a king suite and had plenty of room to spread out. We love the neighborhood. Very easy walk to Georgetown and the mall. Lots of restaurants around.

1Thank Eorchant

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  • 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
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
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: €187 - €393 (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
#10 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#14 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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