Capital Hilton

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Average rate: $85 - Hotel class: 3 stars
1001 16th street nw, Washington, DC, USA

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Capital Hilton Washington Reviews

keypunker22 keypunke…
4 reviews
Nickel and dime all the way May 27, 2011
Stay here if you love getting nickel and dimed.

***Most hotels nowadays offer COMPLIMENTARY wifi. Nope! Not this place! $13.95 for 24 hours! Conveniently billed to your hotel or to your credit card!

***Parking is a beast in D.C. This hotel takes full advantage of you. They charge $42/day for parking in their parking garage which is almost 3x as much as parking a half block away at PMI (Parking Management Inc.) for $16/day...plus PMI offers early bird specials--$10/day if you park by 9:30am.

***My room was comfortable but it did not have a microwave or a refrigerator. I will repeat this. MY ROOM DID NOT HAVE A MICROWAVE OR A REFRIGERATOR.

Now I understand that this hotel has a great location. But, they do take full advantage of this. My room was comfortable, but small. Again, the hotel was nice with a great location, but these three indisputable facts above made me decide to give it this low rating and I will not stay there anymore.
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chiawombat chiawomb…
13 reviews
Great Location... Undergoing Renovations Nov 29, 2010
I stayed at the Capital Hilton for three days to attend a conference that was being held at the hotel. The conference facilities were really nice, and the lunch served at during the conference was among the best banquet food I've had.

== Location ==

The location really can't be beat. You are right down the street from the White House and it's quick and easy to walk to the Metro.

== Hotel ==

The lobby area and front desk staff were all very nice. The hotel offers a shuttle service (for cost) to Washington Dulles airport. Given how far out of the city the airport is, this was a huge bonus for me.

As previously mentioned, I attended a conference here. The meeting rooms were all very nice and spacious. I was really blown away by the quality of food served for lunch -- typically you get a box lunch, or dry chicken type of deal, but the quality was great.

This is a historical hotel that was undergoing renovations while I was staying there. My travel companion was on a floor that was already renovated; however, I was on one that wasn't. My floor smelled historical... almost like an old book. I know some people are into that, but I found it unsettling, and it probably contributed to my not enjoying this hotel as much as I otherwise would've.

== Room ==

As a guest in a non-renovated room, I felt like the decor was dated and worn, and it had a mustiness. The bed was comfortable enough, and the bathroom was small but utilitarian. Some nitpicky stuff: I had a view of the building next to me, and the soundproofing wasn't the best (I could hear my neighbors watching Leno). Wifi cost enough that I wouldn't have purchased it if I weren't traveling for work (and had to have it).

== Overall ==

If you want to book here, make sure you request a renovated room while booking, because I understand that makes all the difference. My colleague LOVED staying here, while I just found it average.
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Capital Hilton Overview

This 3-star hotel is set in central Washington D.C., a five minute walk from McPherson Square, Farragut Square and The Washington Post. The area is famous for shopping. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi and a fitness centre as well as a concierge, a business centre and meeting rooms. The hotel is a five-minute walk from many attractions including 1090 Vermont Avenue, Lafayette Building and Major General James B. McPherson.

The Capital Hilton features a day spa, offering a range of massage treatments and beauty therapy. For added convenience, it provides conference room(s), a 24 hour reception and a sauna. For an easy and effortless check-in and departure experience, take advantage of the Capital Hilton's express check-in/check-out facility which minimises the usual hassles letting you get on with your trip.

The Capital Hilton's neighbourhood is a popular nightlife destination and you'll be spoilt for choice deciding on which place to go. Guests can order room service any time of the day.

Capital Hilton Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Parking
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Laptop
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Massage
  • Facial Treatments
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Executive Floor
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out

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