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Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol

550 C Street Southwest, Washington DC, DC 20024-2572
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless check-out
Updated 21/06/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 21/06/16 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#109 of 154 hotels in Washington DC
Travellers' Choice
Pet Friendly Hotel: $100 non-refundable fee per stay. Welcome to the Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - National Mall. We offer the ideal location for business and leisure travelers coming to Washington, DC. We are conveniently located one block from Smithsonian s National Air & Space Museum. Walk to major Washington area attractions including the US Capitol Building, Smithsonian Museums, White House, Washington Monument, World War II Memorial and the Holocaust Museum. This Washington, DC hotel is within reach of Dept of Ed, DOE, DHHS, FAA, FEMA, HUD, NASA, USDA, and USITC. Walking distance to Downtown, The Wharf, Capitol Hill, and Capitol Riverfront. Stay connected with our complimentary high-speed Internet access in all guest rooms and 24-hour business center. Maintain your exercise regimen in our 24-hour, state-of-the-art aerobic fitness center. All hotel rooms are equipped with refrigerators. Our superb location, friendly and experienced staff, makes the Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - National Mall the best choice for business and leisure travelers alike. Enjoy a coffee from our full service Starbucks. Unwind in the modern, comfortable surroundings of the 21st Amendment Bar & Grill or take a relaxing swim in our seasonal rooftop pool overlooking the US Capitol. Make the Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - National Mall your first hotel choice when traveling to Washington, DC!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Kids stay free
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Car park
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Vending machine
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Picnic area
ATM on site
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Room service
VIP room facilities
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Arabic
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Delius wrote a review Dec 2021
Palmyra, Pennsylvania175 contributions52 helpful votes
Very Basic ,have stayed at this location a few times ,always clean rooms and bathrooms with a noisy hvac system, hotel showing signs of age ,but again always had a clean room ,decent night sleep ( with ear plugs for loud heating and air conditioning) and good shower. Found $53 a night for parking garage a bit outrageous .
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Corrine de la Torre, Sales at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Responded 3 weeks ago
wykemano, thank you for choosing our hotel once again. We appreciate your frequency to our property and hope you will continue to stay with us. We encourage you to look into our parking package for future stays if you plan on travelling with a vehicle. Thank you for your review and feedback.
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Robert H wrote a review Feb 2020
19 contributions38 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Great location just 3 blocks from all the action on the Mall!!! Hotel is well appointed and maintained. Staff are friendly and helpful. Beds are great, rooms comfortable. Restaurant serves high quality ‘American bar’ food. Will be staying here again!!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
4 Helpful votes
dalycalifornia wrote a review Dec 2021
california135 contributions87 helpful votes
You couldn't ask for a better location. Every iconic area is within walking distance. Otherwise you can catch the subway close by. Rooms are spacious and clean. Bathroom has good counter space and lighting.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Corrine de la Torre, Sales at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Responded 3 weeks ago
dalycalifornia, thank you for choosing our hotel for your recent trip to Washington, DC. We appreciate your review and are delighted to know that you found our location ideal for your DC visit needs.
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BestCook wrote a review Dec 2021
25 contributions6 helpful votes
I stayed at this hotel for the weekend of 12/5/21 and it was ok and served it’s purpose. Pros: - proximity to public transport including bikes and scooters - bright lobby with a restaurant and convenience store. - large rooms for a reasonable price(through Priceline) - proximity to historical sites and museums. You can walk to the mall or take a 5-7min bus ride - a nice mix of toiletries available in the room upon check in including bath and body works hand lotion. Cons: - the bathrooms need to be updated badly and designed to be more user friendly. The shower head wasn’t adjustable and either you go in to turn the water on and have freezing water pour down on you for 5 seconds or you have to reach in from the side and adjust it which is hard due to how the glass shower wall is situated. My shower also needed the door gasket repaired. I’m guessing that maintenance doesn’t do regular walk through to to see what needs to be repaired. - the windows needed to be washed desperately. The dust film was so thick you could barely see outside. - I was put in a room with an en-suite adjoining door to the room next to me. The first day was quiet but the second day there was a loud group of people staying there. Ideally these types of rooms should be reserved for large groups or families. - Front desk staff were wonderful overall but failed to alert me that housekeeping is done on a request only basis for the duration of your stay. That would’ve been helpful to know ahead of time as I was expecting my room to be made up daily. - there was no complimentary water to use the coffee maker or to drink upon arrival. When I return to DC I would stay here again although it isn’t my first choice. I would also like to thank Houskeeping manager, Ms. Denise for explaining the lapse in communication from the front desk about the room cleaning situation. She was very nice, poised and professional.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the train tracks.
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1 Helpful vote
Response from IHG Service, Owner at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Responded 4 weeks ago
Hi BestCook, I appreciate you for taking a moment to share your feedback with us about your hotel experience. I am sorry for the issues you encountered with the noise levels, general upkeep of the bathroom facility and windows, and the housekeeping service. We are known to have the best accommodations, and I understand your dismay if this was not reflective of our brand standards. I have shared your valuable feedback with the hotel management as a resource for inspection and service correction. On a positive note, I am happy to read you highlighted our hotel location, bathroom amenities, and our hospitable Housekeeping Manager. Thank you again for letting us know where we can improve. We hope to serve you soon and show you the genuine IHG Hotels and Resorts experience. Warm regards, Zel N. Case Manager IHGService
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valeria3984 wrote a review Dec 2021
Howell, New Jersey20 contributions26 helpful votes
We stayed for a weekend in July 2021. It was a last minute weekend getaway and it was wonderful. The hotel staff was friendly and welcoming. The hotel was in the optimal location for the national mall. Within walking distance. The room was spacious enough for my husband, my son and myself. The beds were nice and comfortable. The room was clean. The bathroom was very nice and modern. We booked a twilight tour with a nice lady who had a set up in the lobby. It was great! Highly recommend this tour. They take you to all the monuments in a bus and our tour guide was super nice and friendly. Very knowledgeable. Overall this hotel is perfect for a quick getaway.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Bring your walking shoes.
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Response from Corrine de la Torre, Sales at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Responded 3 weeks ago
Valeria3984, Thank you for choosing the Holiday Inn Washington Capitol-National Mall during your recent visit to Washington, DC. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the close proximity to the Memorial and the museums. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a four star review and we hope that you stay with us again in the future.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol
Which popular attractions are close to Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Nearby attractions include National Air and Space Museum (0.3 km), Museum of the Bible (0.2 km), and National Museum of the American Indian (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a fitness centre.
Which room amenities are available at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
Is parking available at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Conveniently located restaurants include Mitsitam Native Foods Cafe, Capitol Bistro, and Starbucks.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 1.0 km away from the centre of Washington DC.
Are any cleaning services offered at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and Arabic.
Are there any historical sites close to Holiday Inn Washington-Capitol?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Arlington National Cemetery (4.3 km), Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens (7.0 km), and The President Woodrow Wilson House (4.2 km).