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100% (7 member ratings) "A sweet little secret" -- Frommer's
Potomac Corporate Suite Potomac King Suite

The River Inn

Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
  • Intimate property hidden on a quiet Foggy Bottom street
  • It's close to Georgetown & the Kennedy Center & a 20-minute walk from Dupont Circle
  • All rooms are suites
  • The in-house restaurant is well priced and bike hire is free

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100% (7 member ratings)

4.7Value for Money


924 25th St. NW
Washington , DC, 20037
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Hidden on a quiet, tree-lined street by the George Washington University campus, the River Inn is a great find with modest room prices -- Frommer's calls it "a sweet little secret". Georgetown and the Kennedy Center are both a 10- to 15-minute walk away and there are bikes to borrow for free.

The area is a little sleepy in the evenings, but restaurants in Dupont Circle are no more than 20 minutes away on foot. It's a similar distance to the White House and a little further to the Lincoln Memorial. Be sure to check out the C&O Canal National Historic Park (a 5-minute bike ride). Foggy Bottom metro station is a short walk.

This friendly little place has a home-away-from-home feel. Just ask the cheerful staff for recommendations if you are unsure about where to visit. The hotel is not huge, but it does have an in-house restaurant and bar, and offers inventive American fare, such as steamed Maine mussels, steak and chips, and coconut shrimp. There's also a 24-hour small gym and a business centre.

There are two room types -- the studio Corporate Suite or a 1-bedroom Potomac Suite. All have panoramic windows, living rooms and kitchens, with a microwave and full-size fridge, and both types are spacious. Stock up on essentials at the nearby Whole Foods by Foggy Bottom metro. Pets are welcome (charges apply), and coin-operated laundry machines are available.


  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport transfer (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Chauffeur service (fees apply)
  • Concierge service
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchenette in some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • DVD / CD player & library
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station


  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout


  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Hair-dryer


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Standard check-in time: 3pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.


  • Standard checkout time: 12pm.

Children and additional guests

  • Children under 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Infant's cot/crib available on request, free of charge. Extra bed available on request, for children and adults: $20 per day. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.


  • Pets are allowed on request and will be charged a $150 non-refundable fee. Charges will be added to your bill on checkout.


  • A Valet Parking Fee of $40 including tax (with unlimited in and out privileges) applies per day and will be added to your bill directly at the hotel. This rate is subject to change at the discretion of the property.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Getting there

The hotel is 30 minutes by taxi from Dulles International Airport. For those who opt to arrive by car, valet parking is available on site (extra charges apply).


  • 924 25th St. NW
  • Washington , DC, 20037
  • United States

Customer Service

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Tel: +44 (0) 20 3564 9000

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