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Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My buddies and I decided to go out in DC, stayed at the RL for the night. When we arrived at the hotel, Derrick who was working front desk was super helpful. He recommended a few spots we should check out. When we got back to the hotel that night we were starving, Derrick brought out menus from his favorite...

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

Dear Damjan N, We are glad to see that you have a great experience. Derrick is an amazing coworker and he know a lot about that is going on in DC and where to find the good eats. We will be sure to share your review with him and all the other team members. Please come back and stay with...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The RL is an average hotel. I got my pricing through a prepayment site...I think Hotwire for $125. At that price It was okay. During our stay in October 2016 the lobby was under construction. The hotel is well placed between Farragut North and Dupont Circle.

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

Dear dbmd82, We appreciate your feedback. I am happy to say the our renovation is over and that our hotel has a whole new look that our guests are loving. Please do come back and see for yourself what a significant improve it is.

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible responsiveness. Above and beyond customer service. Hotel RL staff were amazing! Downtown DC hotels fill up quickly during busy periods and we needed somewhere just a few blocks from the office. A week-long business meeting was confirmed at the last minute and all the usual suspects had no vacancies. Hotel RL was just opening after major renovations and offered...

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

Dear DLithander, Thank you so much for taking the time to comment on your experience with us. It was great seeing you in your office and it was even better hosting your group! The lobby is finished and we would love to have you over to see the finished product and enjoy an espresso drink from our coffee bar! Please...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here New Year's Eve because I was attending a party down in the basement. The party promoter told us she worked out a "deal" with the hotel manager. Staying in a hotel is cheaper than a DUI or ending up in the morgue, so I contacted the hotel manager and booked a room. TH (the manager) was courteous...

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

Dear WorfsBabyMama, We appreciate your feedback. We are sorry that the shower temperature was difficult to manage. We have since had our Engineering team go to the room and replace the mixing values so this does not happen to the next guest. We also had them fix the electrical socket in the bathroom. Due to the era of which this...

Miami Gardens, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is nice, the staff is really friendly but try not to go in there during winter time. They have a central heat system and it is literally a sauna in there. We had to open the windows because the room temperature was 83 degrees. I thought I was going to suffocate in there. Besides that, we enjoyed our...

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

Dear Zunay R, We appreciate you taking the time to comment on your stay. We apologize for your room being so hot. That is certainly not our intention. We should have showed you how to work the thermostat so this did not happened. We will be sure to go over this with our guests in the future and monitor the...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this hotel in September for a short weekend trip to D.C. I knew that parts of it were under construction, which I was fine with, but there were some things that could be improved. 1.) Front desk staff: I was greeted by being asked if I am 21, which I found to be a bit ridiculous. Couldn't that...

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

Dear sarah07282, I am so sorry that the front desk asked if you were 21. You are correct that it could have been verified when we asked for your picture identification and a form of payment. Rest assured I have addressed this with not only the Front Office Manager, but the entire team as well. As for the shower, again...

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cucarouch in my room. Not nice! Personnel was friendly but room was not clean enough. It seams that they just do the cleaning fast without taking care about details. It's a nice place and it was my second stay but because of this I have no plans in coming back to this hotel.

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

Dear Marieli, Please accept our sincere apologies for the insect you found in your room. I can assure you that this is not a common occurrence since we take pest control seriously. We have our pest control company out twice a month and have them inspect the rooms for these types of things. As soon as your report, we did...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Good morning Dena, I stayed at your Hotel RL Washington DC by Red Lion on Saturday December 10th 2016. I arrived from NYC at the front desk at 3:30 pm. I showed the gentleman at the Front Desk my photo-swiped picture of my confirmed reservation. The booking details under room type was Room 1 King Bed ( High Floor ,...

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

Dear Mr. Smith, I first want to extend my sincere apologies for not being able to honor your room type request. Since we did not have that room type, we should have reduced your rate to match the type that you had. Tylor as off on Mon/Tues therefore the delay in her response. She did return to work yesterday and...

Belleville, Illinois
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Our visit started out OK until we discovered the heat was not working. However as soon as we contacted maintenance 'MANNY' was Johnny on the spot. He provided us with a heater and even more our concern became his concern. He provided excellence in customer service. If it had not been for Mr. Manny we probably would not consider this...

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

Dear Mr. Mrs. Lewis, We are so pleased to see that Manny was able to assist you. He is such an asset! He will be pleased to see your review. We have a two pipe system in the hotel which means we can either have heat or AC, but not both at the same time. We had our system in...

Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Good location near Farragut North Station. Good beds . Clean rooms. Very large rooms. Good WiFi. But , bathroom is cramped. Fixtures a bit on the loose. Very noisy in the middle of night from some garbage collection.

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

Dear Slussvakten, We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to see that you enjoyed our location and the size of our rooms. Since we are in a downtown area, we are susceptible to noise. We do offer earplugs in the rooms to help with this.

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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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  • Kitchenette
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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: $192 - $890 (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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“Great location. Not so good if you decide you want to sleep at night”
 of 5 bubbles 777cameron, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles N8216DUmaryp, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Just don't stay here. There are many other options.”
 of 5 bubbles outdoorjunkies, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the street will be noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles TrainerNC, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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