Beacon Hotel - Washington

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1615 Rhode Island Avenue, 20036, Washington, Dc,, Washington, United States, 20036  show map
 4 stars
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Beacon Hotel - Washington

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

Verified Reviews:

  • Bathroom was very tiny - Great little exercise room complete with three flat-screen tvs - Staff was very professional
  • Walls were pretty thin - Staff was friendly and helpful - Hotel was about 5 blocks from the white house
  • Rooms are a good size - Sky bar was a nice place to relax - Complimentary breakfast was very nice
  • Valet parking was on the high side - Nice view, clean room - Ac in our room was extremely loud
  • Beds were comfortable - Valet service was very friendly - Very short walk from the white house

Overview

Situated in the heart of Washington, the 4-star Beacon Hotel offers the grill restaurant serving local cuisine. This excellent hotel dates from 1968 and was refurbished in 2012.

It provides central location within easy reach of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, International Spy Museum and Washington Monument. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

Business opportunities at embassies and convention centers nearby as well as a business center, a video projector and a conference room on-site are available.

The hotel stands within 5 minutes of walking to 18Th St & Mass Ave Nw NB bus stop and 350 meters from Dupont Circle subway station. The property is located within a 10 km distance of Reagan Washington National airport.

Rooms

It offers contemporary rooms equipped with satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, a minibar, individual climate control and a sofa and kitchens with a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a dishwasher. Guests will enjoy a panoramic view of the sea. They feature tasteful décor and modern dark-wood furniture.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the Beacon bar to relax with a drink. Beacon Bar and Grill and Topaz Bar are situated in a leisure area, about 50 meters from the venue.

A continental breakfast is served at the price of USD 12 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can use laundry, 24-hour reception and wedding services as well as a baggage storage, currency exchange and a safe deposit box.

Relax

On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at USD 42 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   9.  Number of rooms:   199.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Parking on request
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/TV room
  • Television in lobby

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1615 Rhode Island Avenue, 20036, Washington, Dc,, Washington, United States, 20036

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City Center
  • Washington
    4600 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Phillips Collection
    3300 ft
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
    4300 ft
Underground stations
  • Farragut North
    1700 ft
  • Dupont Circle
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Beacon Bar and Grill (cuisine: American, Contemporary, International)
    100 ft
  • Tabard Inn Restaurant (cuisine: American)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    9
  • Number of rooms:
    199

Rooms and availability

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Corporate Suite
Bed type: King-size bed or Double beds
Size: 410 sq. feet
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or 2 Single beds
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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        Bed type: King-size bed
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        Junior Suite
        Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or Double bed
        Size: 390 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
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        Junior Suite

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          Junior Studio Suite
          Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or Double beds
            Size: 325 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Room

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              Deluxe Suite
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Size: 560 sq. feet
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              Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed

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                Executive Room
                Bed type: Double beds or King-size bed or 2 Single beds
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                  Panoramic One-Bedroom Suite
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Beacon Hotel - Washington Washington location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    1615 Rhode Island Avenue, 20036, Washington, Dc,, Washington, United States, 20036

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                    City Center
                    • Washington
                      4600 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Phillips Collection
                      3300 ft
                    • Corcoran Gallery of Art
                      4300 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • Farragut North
                      1700 ft
                    • Dupont Circle
                      2000 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Beacon Bar and Grill (cuisine: American, Contemporary, International)
                      100 ft
                    • Tabard Inn Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                      600 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      9
                    • Number of rooms:
                      199

                    Beacon Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Quebec Government Ofc-Tourism - 1000 ft

                    Museums

                    • B'Nai B'Rith Klutznick Museum - 400 ft
                    • Trust For Museum Exhibitions - 700 ft
                    • National Health Museum - 1000 ft
                    • Barnes and CO - 1000 ft
                    • Association of Performing Arts - 1000 ft
                    • Callahan Consultanting - 1700 ft

                    Universities, Institutes

                    • John Hopkins University - 400 ft
                    • Washington Campus - 400 ft
                    • State University of New York - 400 ft
                    • Project Kaleidoscope - 400 ft
                    • John Glenn Institute - 700 ft
                    • American Institute-Cntmpry Ger - 700 ft
                    • Harvard University - 1000 ft
                    • Project Interchange - 1000 ft
                    • American Institute of Banking - 1000 ft
                    • Johns Hopkins University - 1000 ft
                    • Oak Ridge Associated Universit - 1000 ft
                    • Advanced Integrative Medical - 1000 ft
                    • Berlitz Language Ctr - 1400 ft
                    • Pew Forum on Religion and Life - 1400 ft
                    • American University of Rome - 1400 ft
                    • Public Leadership Education - 1700 ft
                    • Sequoia Professional Dev Corp - 1700 ft
                    • Strayer Education Inc - 1700 ft
                    • University of CA Ofc-President - 1700 ft
                    • College-University Resource - 1700 ft
                    • Dupont Circle - 1700 ft

                    Theaters

                    • American Symphony Orchestra - 1000 ft

                    Underground stations

                    • Farragut North - 1400 ft

                    Local attractions

                    • Ford's Theatre - 5100 ft
                      511 10th St NW, Washington DC
                    • International Spy Museum - 1.0 mi
                      800 F Street NW, Washington DC
                    • National Portrait Gallery - 1.0 mi
                      F Street NW, Washington DC
                    • Peterson's Boarding House - 5100 ft
                      516 10th St NW, Washington DC
                    • Meridian Hill Park - 5100 ft
                      16th & Euclid St Northwest, Washington DC

                    Near the hotel

                    • National Geographic Museum - 900 ft
                      1145 17th Street NW, Washington DC
                    • Dupont Circle - 1900 ft
                      Washington DC, DC
                    • House of the Temple - 2600 ft
                      1733 16th St NW, Washington DC
                    • Renwick Gallery - 3000 ft
                      17th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC
                    • VSA Washington DC - 1300 ft
                      1100 16th Street, NW, Washington DC
                    • Christian Heurich House Museum - 2000 ft
                      1307 New Hampshire Ave Northwest, Washington DC
                    • The Phillips Collection - 3000 ft
                      1600 21st St. N.W., Washington DC

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Beacon Bar and Grill - 100 ft

                      Address: 1615 Rhode Island Ave NW
                      Phone: (202) 872-1126

                      56% likes this, based on 100 reviews
                      Cuisine: American, Contemporary, International
                      Price Range: USD 31 - USD 31

                    • Nage Restaurant - 300 ft

                      Address: 1600 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
                      Phone: (202) 448-8005

                      72% likes this, based on 91 reviews
                      Cuisine: American
                      Price Range: USD 17 - USD 28

                    • Greenhouse at the Jefferson Hotel Washington DC - 500 ft

                      Address: 1200 16th Street, NW
                      Phone: 2024482300

                      62% likes this, based on 32 reviews
                      Price Range: USD 32 - USD 32

                    • Tabard Inn Restaurant - 600 ft

                      Address: 1739 N St NW
                      Phone: 202-331-8528

                      68% likes this, based on 397 reviews
                      Cuisine: American
                      Price Range: USD 0 - USD 35

                    • Plume at the Jefferson Hotel - 500 ft

                      Address: 1200 16th Street NW
                      Phone: 2024482322

                      86% likes this, based on 89 reviews
                      Price Range: USD 52 - USD 52

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      9
                    • Number of rooms:
                      199
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                    Beacon Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Beacon

                    Average guest rating

                    7.2out of 10
                    Very good
                    Based on 83 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Location
                    9.3
                    Rooms
                    8.9
                    Service
                    8.0
                    Value
                    7.9

                    Guest reviews

                    • Family with children
                      3.8

                      It wasn't comfortable at all, no parking lot, no wifi Internet .

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      Excelent location!!! Great staff!!! and very good bed!!! the Bathroom wonderfull!!!,,,, Select this hotel,,,

                      The elevator,,, is pretty slowly

                    • Group of friends
                      8.2

                      the room was spacious and the bed was very comfortable

                      I booked a double bed and when we got there they said they didn't have a room with a double bed at the discount price. I had to pay an extra $10 to get a room with a double bed!!!!!!

                    • Group of friends
                      5.8

                      I thought the beds were comfortable and the location fine for where I needed to be within the city most of my trip. The staff when we checked in was friendly.

                      The rooms were not what I expected for the price I was paying. I did not feel relaxed in my room and I did not feel that there were any value- adds they woud make me choose the Beacon over other hotels in the area.

                    • Couple
                      5.8

                      The hotel is a little bit old, but the staff is nice.

                      The bathroom is too small

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      I didn't like the fact that I had to park my vehicle three blocks away or know about the parking until I was at the hotel.

                    • Couple
                      7.0

                      Good location, oldstyle hotel

                      Wifi costs, room seemed not well cleaned but as we tried it did not get better

                    • Group of friends
                      7.0

                      its good hotel and its located at the center of the city and easy to cover all the places

                      Hotel staff should not arranged check in earlier when the rooms are avaiable ,they are just giving reason ,the house keeping not yet come

                    • Single
                      5.0

                      There was a party next to my room. I could not sleep. I had to call security. The room was not so clean. I believe the sheets were used by another costumer. There was not a shower cup in the room. The heather could not be adjusted. The clerk service was not very polite and efficient. I am kind of disappointed . A business hotel, well located. Good for one night, and I believe it does not deserved the cost $350 or so per night,. I would not come back neither recommend it.

                      Well located. A business hotel. Neat view from my room.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      It was a very large room and my one call to housekeeping was answered very, very quickly.

                      The temperature in the room was impossible to regulate and it was really hot most of the time. Also, there were a few guests of the hotel who were loud - they were slamming doors and stopping on the floor early Sunday morning.

                    • Single
                      9.4

                      This was my first visit to D.C. so I especially appreciated how close to everything I was from the Beacon. Also I felt safe and comfortable there.

                    • Family with children
                      7.8

                      Location was ideal for all tourist attractions. Many Cafe, Deli's and Restaurants within a few minutes walk

                      Our room smelt of cigarette smoke on our last night as it was coming through the vents!

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      Great price for a clean, efficient, and stylish hotel.

                    • Single
                      6.6

                      The location was great and the front desk staff very professional. The rooms were very clean.

                      The bar/restaurant service was horrible. Evening of January 13, 2011. The young female bartender was very unprofessional and we waited too long all night long. The restaurant was not busy enough to justify the very slow service. The only thing the she was good at was giving a bad attitude.

                    • Group of friends
                      7.4

                      The best thing was its location nearby M street where we found beautiful nightlife, also the services were very good.

                      the heating system is old one having a floor type fan coil unit inside the room and not functioning properly all the time also it was noisy.

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Beacon Hotel - Washington Washington location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    1615 Rhode Island Avenue, 20036, Washington, Dc,, Washington, United States, 20036

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Washington
                      4600 ft
                    Airports
                    Train Stations
                    • Phillips Collection
                      3300 ft
                    • Corcoran Gallery of Art
                      4300 ft
                    Underground stations
                    • Farragut North
                      1700 ft
                    • Dupont Circle
                      2000 ft
                    • Bus stop
                      700 ft
                    Restaurants
                    • Beacon Bar and Grill (cuisine: American, Contemporary, International)
                      100 ft
                    • Tabard Inn Restaurant (cuisine: American)
                      600 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      9
                    • Number of rooms:
                      199