This unique air-conditioned, 14-storey city hotel comprises a total of 340 rooms. The hotel offers visitors great value-for-money and a diverse range of facilities including an inviting foyer with a reception desk, a bar, a lounge and a restaurant (with the option of dining outside during the summer). Moreover, public wireless high-speed Internet access is available, as are 24-hour room and laundry services. Fees apply for use of the car park and garage facilities.
This hotel is centrally located on Thomas Circle, just a few blocks from many of the city's top sights, including the White House, the Convention Centre, the Smithsonian museum, the International Spy Museum and the MCI Center as well as a diverse range of shops and excellent nightlife venues. Links to the subway system, Union Station and the three main airports all lie in the immediate vicinity. Ronald Reagan National airport lies around 6 km away and Washington Dulles International Airport is roughly 45 km away. In addition, Bethesda lies around 13 km away.
The tasteful, modern rooms feature an en suite bathroom, a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, cable TV with in-room films, a radio alarm clock, a coffee machine, ironing equipment and wireless high-speed Internet access. Furthermore, in the standard rooms and those with wheelchair access a king-size, a queen size or two double beds are also offered. Connecting doors are on offer with an optional shared entrance as well as air conditioning and central heating. It is also possible to book smoking or non-smoking rooms.
There is a swimming pool and a poolside snack bar available in the well-kept outdoor complex. Sports enthusiasts may enjoy a workout in the in-house gym.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
Public transportation to the hotel by underground: take the underground to McPherson Square Station. Take 14th St./Franklin Square Exit. When on street level, on 14th and I Streets, walk up three blocks on 14th Street to Thomas Circle. The hotel is the white, large crescent shaped building. From Ronald Reagan National Airport: Taxi to the hotel will take approximately 15 minutes and cost about $12-$15. The Super Shuttle may take 30 minutes. The underground (blue line) has a station right at the airport. Take the underground to McPherson Square station. Take the Franklin Square/14th Street Exit, turn left and walk up 14th Street to Thomas Circle. The hotel is the large white crescent-shaped building. From Dulles International Airport: Taxi to the hotel will take approximately 40 minutes and about $55-$60. Rush hour traffic may add to the time and cost. The Super Shuttle may take one hour since they drop off passengers at other hotels. Cost is about $22.
Family plan: 2 adults and 2 children (up to the age of 17) are able to share the available beds in the double rooms. Parking fee: around 18 USD per day. There is also a valet service available. Wireless high-speed Internet access is available in all guestrooms, the lobby, the restaurants and the lounge for 9.95 USD per day. From Monday to Saturday guests are delivered a newspaper. Beginning the 1st of September 2007 this hotel will be 100% non-smoking.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed