"The hotel was dirty, with a shirt and child's toy at the front entrance for days. My "non-smoking" room smelled like cigarettes and marijuana. The bathroom light would go off on its own. The front desk clerk said a maintenance worker would come fix it, but no one ever showed up. The front desk was unattended for extended periods of time, and I saw the clerk pulling dirty linens through the hallway. Breakfast ended at 9 AM. When I expressed my dissatisfaction, I was told to call the corporate office. Spend your money elsewhere.2019-10-15"
"The hotel location was good, but the bed was too soft.2015-06-23"
"Entire hotel was aesthetically pleasing. Beautiful, well-kept room. Bathtub was stained. The staff was inept and sometimes rude, but when I called to complain about noisy maintenance work in the room next to mine, the front desk clerk was extremely professional and understanding, and the problem was immediately rectified. Don't recommend this hotel.2015-01-21"
"The hotel grounds and lobby were filthy, so we didn't stay.2021-06-20"
"The hotel room was clean, and the bed was comfortable. Check-in was fast, and the staff was courteous. Breakfast was better than most.2016-10-13"
"The outdoor pool was refreshing, and we loved the hotel breakfast. It was tasty and had lots of variety.2016-09-09"
"I really enjoyed my hotel stay. The room was clean and quiet, and the staff was friendly. Good food, too.2016-08-26"
"The hotel was well-kept. Our room was fine, but the AC didn't work. Maintenance arrived promptly and fixed it. There was a strange smell from the blower late at night, and we noticed ants in the bathroom. The staff relocated us to another room right away. We'd definitely stay here again.2016-04-26"
"The hotel room was fine, and we were amused by the exercise equipment.2020-10-25"
"I loved it here. The hotel was so modern and clean, and the staff was really nice and helpful. The provided a shuttle to our conference and accommodated our needs. Great place to stay for a reasonable price.2019-02-19"
"I enjoyed staying at this hotel with my dogs, and I liked the atmosphere of wellness and the equipment in my room. The staff was friendly and helpful. The bar and food area were understaffed, though.2019-01-08"
"The lighting in the room wasn't conducive to rest or relaxation. I had to get all the way in the shower to turn it on, there wasn't enough counter space, and the toilet paper was difficult to reach. The employees were friendly and welcoming, but the quotes placed all over the hotel were cliche and overdone.2017-05-09"
"Marvelous hotel stay. The room was clean, and the staff was courteous.2016-06-06"
"The service was always prompt. I appreciated the bottled water I was given at check-in, and the fresh fruit and nice smiles that were always available at the front desk. Try the Sunday brunch. Highly recommend this hotel.2015-11-03"
"Nice hotel in a great location, and there was a shuttle to the Metro. The room was clean. Easy check-in and fast checkout. There was another hotel connected to the same building; it was a little confusing, but just pay attention and you'll be fine. I'd stay here again.2019-05-26"
"The hotel was a little tired, but the room was clean and the employees were friendly and responsive. Good complimentary breakfast.2019-06-15"
"The hotel was tired, and the room was worn. An unshaven man checked us in. Stay somewhere else.2015-11-30"
"1st-class hotel and staff. The in-room safe was locked, and the head of housekeeping was unable to resolve the problem until the next day. We were surprised to return to the room to find the sofa bed pulled out and made, but it turned out to be due to miscommunication among staff. We were given a fabulous dinner at the hotel's expense to make up for the inconvenience. Close to the DC Metro, and a shuttle service was available.2015-07-21"
"Walk to The Washington Center, which saved me a lot of money in cab fare. I liked that the room had a full kitchen, living area, and bedroom. The hotel staff was attentive. Nice pool area. Breakfast and evening snacks were provided. Great place to stay.2016-07-01"
"Nice, clean room. We were disappointed that the hotel no longer has a pool, but we enjoyed the Bistro and the pleasant employees.2018-05-08"
"Nice room and good front desk service. The hotel didn't provide a complimentary breakfast.2017-10-03"
"The aroma form the many local restaurants was wonderful. The hotel room was clean, and the bed was comfortable. The staff was professional, courteous, and friendly. Excellent breakfast buffet.2015-06-24"
"Great hotel, and we really enjoyed walking to shops and restaurants in the area. The view of the lake was beautiful. We'll definitely stay again.2015-06-18"
On place pages like this, we order hotels from lowest cost to highest except we list low-rated hotels at the bottom of the page.
Most of our competitors order these same hotels in other ways that make them more money.
How Do We Define Motel?
To us, motels are smaller lodgings that have rooms you can enter directly from the parking area.
At hotels, on the other hand, you can enter your room only through a hall inside the building.
Hotel Booking Tips
Beware of non-refundable reservations that could cost you a lot of money if you change or cancel them. +Non-refundable reservations are a gamble that will usually save you less than $10. If you make a $90 non-refundable reservation instead of a $100 refundable booking, you are betting $90 to win $10. Would you do that in Las Vegas? -
Don't assume you can cancel a non-refundable reservation without penalty if you notify the hotel weeks or even months in advance. +Often you cannot because some hotels' profit strategy is to get paid more than once for the same room for the same night. -
Always read cancellation policies carefully before you make a reservation. + When is the latest date and time you can cancel without penalty? - More >
When you make a reservation, you will receive a confirmation email. Take a copy with you to the hotel.
The earlier in the afternoon you check into a hotel, the more likely you will get a room or suite that matches your preferences.