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Youngstown, Ohio
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Good hotel overall, the lobby area is very nice and updated and the staff were friendly, breakfast was decent, downfall was that the bed was alittle hard. Very close to the MGM it was a 15-20 min walk the MGM also has free parking which was nice compared to most places. Also wouldn't recommend walking back to the hotel at...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for a one night recreational visit. Chose this hotel because of the good reviews, amenities, and reasonable rates. It is a few miles from the harbor waterfront but has a convenient shuttle that stops at 4 popular locations. The staff was friendly and the room was clean and quiet. Room includes a fridge and microwave. The only issue...

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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the area for a hair show but didn't want to pay the super high rate at another property. Found this place and it is a gem. I'm a stickler for clean and this place was CLEAN! Smelled fresh (not chemical clean but fresh) when we walked in the lobby and down the hallways. Large open entry that...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Traveljunkie6567 We appreciate your positive review. You complementary comments will encourage us to continue to strive for excellence. I look forward to welcome you back on your next visit to National Harbor. Truly Ken Helmy

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for one night. Hotel was very clean! Staff was friendly. It had a nice bar. Room was very clean and the bed was confortable. Great water pressure! Walls were a little thin. We could hear our neighbors the next morning, but they were a little loud. Elevators were a little slow. Overall great stay!

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Temerson72 I appreciate you positive review and glad to learn you had a great stay. We are in the process of modernizing our elevators and upgrading our shower experience. I look forward to welcome you back in the near future. Truly Ken Helmy

Clementon, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The minute we walked into the pristine lobby with the greeting staff professionally dressed and greeting us with respect and w/o an attitude, we knew it would be a good stay. The rooms were clean & bright, thick towels, fridge, microwave,and quiet at night. The free breakfast buffet was hot, appetizing and promptly attended to by vigilant courteous staff. The...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Donna G Thank you for your terrific review. Your positive comments are encouraging as we continue to strive to create warm, courteous and friendly environment. Our recent complimentary shuttle service has been very well received. Chef John will be glad to learn our complimentary breakfast is getting the attention it deserves. Looking forward to welcome you on your next...

Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice hotel with good weekend rates and a free shuttle to the MGM Casino at National Harbor: clean, modern with a helpful staff. However, there is no harbor by its side. It in on a busy, noisy commercial intersection in Oxen Hill and the outside lighting lit our room all night (it looks like the curtains are...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Kaneforgov Thank you for your constructive feedback. Although we're located .5 mile from National Harbor weekend traffic has certainly increased since the opening of MGM National Harbor. Additional country road access improvements have been built to accommodate the attractions. Trust I will review lighting brightness and ensure our window treatment is modified to fit properly. I am confident on...

Suffolk, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 29th Anniversary there and its very nice and clean and staff was great and the food there upscale and for the cost and near the MGM and National Harbor and the Gaylord its nice to have a place to stay at a good price. Thanks, Gregory's

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2Thank Charles G
Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Charles G Thank you for taking the time to write your review. It was our pleasure to host your 29th Anniversary at Harborside Hotel! I look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Truly, Ken Helmy

Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While attending a convention at the Gaylord Hotel, we had 3 laptops stolen from our room. The computers were all still packed in backpacks, so the thief moved in and out quickly, taking nothing else. The hotel was 'not responsible' and has offered very little help - including not being able to quickly produce a report on who accessed the...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steverecords, Thank you for your review. Key card access report(s) indicated only "guest" accessed/entered both rooms and you were notified with results of our investigation. Security and police report claims (2) laptops were missing, there appears to be some confusion with sequence of events. Whether laptops were taken elsewhere or not remains a mystery. We noted multiple guests entries...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had a horrible experience. First, they couldnt find my reservation. I encountered horrible customer service by breakfast staff. Shuttle was unreliable. Breakfast was nasty, egss are fake, bread was stale. The hotel hallways smell like marijuana at night. Hotel is overpriced for its worth. AC unit doesnt work and is very loud. Appears that the hotel lobby was redesigned but...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Monique Thank you for your recent stay with us and for your review. I appreciate your constructive feedback. In deed our hotel has been renovated from top to bottom. Rest assured, we will endeavor to improve services that did not meet your expectation. Truly, Ken Helmy

Reviewed 11 February 2017

I spent 2 nights in this hotel last weekend. On Saturday I was using the public restroom in the lobby and apparently management though I was in there too long. I can understand if they thought I walked in off the street and was loitering but I told them I had a room and they still insisted that I come...

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Ken H, General Manager at Harborside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hcoltrain Thank you for your constructive feedback. I apologize for the incident you encountered in our public restroom area. Unfortunately, there was an emergency and hope you were not too inconvenienced. If its any consolation, we were obligated to evacuate the restrooms for our guests safety and security. Again, thank you for your understanding. Truly, Ken Helmy

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Harborside Hotel ... Sleep, shop and explore the nation's Capital like never before. Harborside Hotel is conveniently located off Interstate 95/495 (Capitol Beltway) Exit 3 Oxon Hill, Maryland. We are just steps away from MGM National Harbor and minutes from National Harbor, downtown Washington, DC, and historic Old Town Alexandria. The neighboring area offers a variety of restaurants and year round entertainment at National Harbor as well as shopping at Tanger Outlets less than 1 mile away. This lifestyle hotel will leave you rejuvenated after staying in one of the 194 well-appointed, spacious rooms and suites with double queen or king-sized beds. Harborside Hotel amenities include: a signature restaurant offering international cuisine, over 7500 sq. feet of banquet and meeting space, complimentary breakfast, in-room dining, a fitness center coming soon, complimentary Wi-Fi and ample complimentary parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Harborside Hotel

Address: 6400 Oxon Hill Rd, Oxon Hill, MD 20745 (Formerly Clarion Hotel National Harbor)
Region: United States > Maryland > Oxon Hill
Price Range: $198 - $386 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Harborside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 194
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Clarion Oxon Hill
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“We were on the 7th floor and had a nice view and lots of quiet.”
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“away from the elevators!”
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