Capitol Hill Hotel

Address: 200 C St. SE, Washington DC, District of Columbia, 20003, United States | 3 star hotel
 
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
 

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Capitol Hill area of Washington DC, is near Library of Congress, Potomac River, Folger Shakespeare Library, and Florida House.
Map this hotel

Amenities

Photos of Capitol Hill Hotel

    View all photos
         

      Historical Traveler Reviews Capitol Hill Hotel Washington DC

      Avoid at all costs!!

      from

      I visited this hotel on the web numerous times, and boy was I fooled. I traveled with my husband & 3 kids for a weekend in March. After confirming my reservation and the type of room I requested, which was one with 2 queen beds and a pullout before we arrived, we were very suprised when we arrived to find our room had 1 king bed. We were informed by management that a reservation just makes sure you have a room, not the room that was requested. After my husband argued with the manager, we were finally given the room we requested. There was no apology from the manager or concessions made for their error. The place was musty and moldy smelling. Supplies like drinking cups were nonexsistent. Only good thing was location.

      Great experience--What service!

      from

      From arrival until check-out, the staff at Capitol Hill Suites were very accommodating and helpful. Valet parking, continental breakfasts and proximity to major attractions and Metro made our stay a wonderful experience. They went out of their way (retrieving a mistakenly trashed item from the dumpster) to make sure we were comfortable and happy. Although Capitol Hill Suites is an older hotel, it has been remodeled, is clean and quite comfortable.

      Great location and staff!!

      from

      The hotel was wonderful, one block from the Capitol!! The staff was very friendly and helpful.

      Not recommended

      from

      I enjoyed my stay here September 2000 so much that I brought my husband & kids here for Easter weekend 2004. The hotel sure has gone down hill.

      The room was too hot and we were unable to open windows. The hall had an unpleasent odour....damp musty smell. Kitchenette had not been cleaned from last guests. General housekeeping needs improvement. Room not made up one day. Never had complimentary shampoo, soap,coffee or tea replenished when they did clean room. Last time I'll stay here.

      Very good value; excellent location; breakfast included

      from

      Stayed in this hotel with 2 children Nov. 21-26, 2003. The location is excellent and the value very good. Room cost $70+/night when combined with a flight package from Expedia. Importantly, the price included breakfast which can be a big expense. Breakfast is a generous continental: several kinds of muffins, bagels, danishes, juices, coffee, milk, fruit. We did have to change rooms twice to get a room that suited me: First room was on ground floor so I didn't want to leave windows open. (A/C was off due to the time of year, but it was relatively warm.) Second room hadn't been cleaned yet. Third room was just right: very roomy, clean, but a bit worn. We've been living and traveling in Europe for 3 years, so maybe this doesn't bother us as much as some of the other reviewers. All rooms have two queen beds; jr.

      suites have 2 queens plus a fold-out couch. Larger rooms have a coffee table for eating. Others we saw did not. Kitchenette was clean; coffee and pot provided. Huge closet; ironing board, hair dryer provided; cable t.v. The hotel was very quiet; very minimal street noise during the night, even with windows open. The neighborhood is clean, charming and seemed safe. Good restaurants and shops nearby; metro conveniently close. Common areas of the hotel are lovely; staff friendly and accomodating.

      Needs updating

      from

      Our family of five stayed at the Capitol Hill Suites four nights November 2003. The location can't be beat. Fun, safe neighborhood.

      Capitol and metro each close by. Friendly staff. However, the hotel is in need of updating. Our carpet was very dirty. There is a kitchenette but no table to eat at. The shelf in the bathroom was broken. There is no ventilation/fan in the bathroom. I loved the area but would think twice about staying there again. At the end of a long day of sightseeing, I would have appreciated a cleaner, updated room.

      Hot, hot, hot -- NO AC

      from

      Checked in Thursday evening 10/23 with family of 5. Found room to be very hot. When we turned on the AC all we got was hot air. After speaking to front desk and engineering dept. I was told that they had turned the building to heat mode and could only provide HEAT. They were NOT able to provide AC and advised us to open our windows.

      Unacceptable based on the fact that half the windows would not open and we were also on first floor.

      Although it was a total pain we packed up within 1 hour of arriving and switched hotels to One Washington Circle Hotel, which was first class.

      Basic, not worth the money

      from

      I stayed at the Capitol Hill Suites at the end of July, 2003. The location can't be beat, but everything else sure can. The rooms are in need of updating - bathroom fixtures and tile look like they're from the mid-80s. The carpet was stained. There is no atmosphere to the rooms - no decorations on the walls and all in beige, except for that one nice blue wall they advertise on their web site. The A/C is loud.

      The kitchenette was dirty - shelves and drawers sticky. The windows were not cleaned and they are in need of a coat of paint. Some good things - comfortable beds, okay staff, good cont. breakfast, and that darn-good location. Also, after I complained, the manager immediately moved me to another room and took care of most of the problems. So, if you're willing to compromise on quality of a room for location, I would recommend this hotel. If you are used to at least Super 8-type quality and will not go below that, then this hotel might not be the place for you.

      Location, Location, Location

      from

      Our family of 4 stayed for 1 week in June of 2003. We found the rooms clean, and quiet. A plus was a separate bedroom and TV for the parents, while the kids had the living room and another TV. All Capitol Hll and mall sites were within walking distance as was the metro allowing us to forgo the rental car expense and parking headaches. The weekly rate (7 day minimum) made the stay very affordable.

      Capitol Hill Suites - do not recommned

      from

      I stayed at Capitol Hill Suites for a week during a business trip to DC in 2002. This hotel is in need of serious capitol improvements. PROS - Close to Capitol, friendly staff. CONS - We had no hot water for two days, locks on doors were broken, carpet was worn, advertised 2 bed efficiency was really just a bed and a pull out couch, no ventilation in bathroom.

      In summary, I do not recommend this hotel. For short visits, stay a little farther from the Capitol and take the metro in.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Capitol Hill Hotel Washington DC

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

      Travel Blogs from Washington DC

      Last day in Washington

      A travel blog entry by kann2010 on Apr 09, 2015

      4 photos

      ... many of the Smithsonian Museums. From there, everyone headed out to the Museum they were most interested in seeing:  Air and Space Museum, Natural History Museum, American History Museum (with the flag from Baltimore's Fort McHenry as its feature attraction), Art Museum, and Hirshorn Modern Art Museum.  The first 3 museums listed are wildly popular ...

      Day Six Washington

      A travel blog entry by thetravelling2 on Mar 16, 2015

      7 comments, 2 photos

      Today sucked. No part of it went right. On the plus side we are still alive and met three nice strangers today. It began at the Marriot with a breakfast that was so bad I'm not sure it should have been legally able to be served - we then got an über to Jersey City to get the Campervan but we hadn't been given the proper address so got dropped off the wrong end of Marin Blvd, it was a long walk with all our luggage. When we eventually found the place we had ...

      Walking in the sunlight.

      A travel blog entry by prawn0 on Aug 28, 2014

      6 photos

      ... so towards the CBD I wandered. I spent the afternoon looking through shops and sitting in the middle of a park people watching. It was very relaxing and interesting. Seeing the hipsters mix with the business people. When we got picked up we headed to a park to have a picnic supper. This involved chickens, fruit salad and chips and salsa. Perfect picnic foods. We got back to camp pretty late but still managed a campfire and a few drinks before crashing for the ...

      "Today I don't feel like doing anything..."

      A travel blog entry by sam_i_am on May 10, 2014

      2 comments, 22 photos

      ... and going from waking up around ten every day to waking up at seven is a bit of a leap.

      I did end up dragging myself out of bed around 9:15 so that I could hit up the continental breakfast before it closed at ten. I ended up picking up an apple and a bagel, and grabbing a whole table for myself. Surprisingly enough, meals go much quicker when there aren’t other
      people there to distract you, and so I was back up in my room (with a ...

      Christmas in DC

      A travel blog entry by pereas5 on Dec 25, 2013

      4 photos

      We had an Awesome Christmas Eve @ The National Cathedral and touring Monuments @ night. Christmas Day we got up early and had breakfast at the hotel. They have big hot breakfast every morning. Everyone bundled up and we headed out to Arlington National Cemetery to pay our respect. It is still cold but not near as windy as yesterday. We walked the boys up to JFK's grave and then waited to watch The Changing of the ...