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Royal Sonesta Washington DC

2121 P Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 21/01/05 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#82 of 153 hotels in Washington DC
GreenLeaders Gold level
Timeless sophistication meets contemporary style at the Royal Sonesta Washington DC. This luxury boutique hotel provides flawless service and exquisite amenities in engagingly innovative surroundings. Located within Washington's historic Dupont Circle, this Royal Sonesta and its lively Certo! restaurant are a short walk to Georgetown and the city's largest concentration of private art galleries, museums, theaters, shops and restaurants.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Free shuttle or taxi services
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Interconnected rooms available
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand films
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
122Restaurantswithin 0 km
38Attractionswithin 0 km
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JDBFL wrote a review Oct 2021
Winter Park, Florida13 contributions20 helpful votes
It’s hard to give them a one as this is basically a Red Roof Inn charging 4+ star prices. Incompetent staff. Zero amenities. Nothing open. But more than willing to charge like everything is fully operational. I will never use this hotel or anything with Sonesta as part of the name
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: I would wait until sometime after 2025 to try this place
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ElleYoung wrote a review Jun 2021
New York City, New York19 contributions6 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
My fiance (now husband!) and I stayed at the Royal Sonesta in DC for 2 nights for our wedding with our dog. We worked with Allie R. who was amazing at coordinating everything and made sure everything went smoothly. We stayed in a King Executive Studio Suite and were amazed by the large size of the room was and the gorgeous views we had of the city! The hotel room was spacious, exceptionally clean and they even included thoughtful touches for our dog such as a fluffy dog bed and 2 large bowls for food and water. In addition, all of the staff that we encountered were friendly and helpful whenever we had any questions or needed anything. The location is also superb - it is located on a very cute street with lots of bars and restaurants and in the heart of Dupont Circle. We can't wait to stay at the Royal Sonesta again!
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Date of stay: May 2021
Response from Bruce Daley, Guest Services / Front Office at Royal Sonesta Washington DC
Responded 08 Jun 2021
Dear Guest, Thank you for the great review of our hotel! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again very soon. Sincerely,
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Ana L wrote a review Oct 2021
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is the WORST hotel I ever stayed, no one cleans your room, I stayed 5 night not even the trashcans were emptied one single day.I HAD TO MAKE MY BED EVERY SINGLE DAY!!! I ran out of face tissues, toilet paper, the sink was clogged and they did nothing about it. I ABSOLUTELY DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS HOTEL The Hotel is unkept in every single aspect and dirty. It is not a cheap hotel, the least I could ask for is housekeeping doing their job. when I complained about all this, the person who was at the front desk, told me to leave the trashcans outside my room!!!!!!
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Date of stay: October 2021
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: the rooms are unkept and dirty
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Elizabeth W wrote a review Oct 2021
1 contribution
From the moment I walked in I felt welcome. I had my hands full so the valet was kind enough to take my bag to the front desk. When checking in the manager kindly upgraded my room since it was my first stay. Really the only negative things I have to say is would have been nice to have a coffee maker or kettle in my room, I enjoy an afternoon cup of coffee or tea and there wasn't a USB port by the bed so remember to bring your wall plug.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Tennessee Traveler wrote a review Oct 2021
1 contribution3 helpful votes
Book a room for 3 days. The hotel decor is nice. The staff is polite, but seem unfazed. 2 major complaints was the cleansing of the room and credit card charges. I check into the hotel Friday afternoon. I am out and about in D.C. all day. Come back to the room, not clean. Contact staff, "Oh, you have tell us the night before if u want your room clean". They sent up set of towels, and bed linens to my room. I HAD TO CHANGE MY OWN SHEETS???. Now I formally request housekeeping for Sunday. I am out and about again, come back to the room. Floor not vacuum, bathroom counters not clean. (no personal items were, on the counter). I prepaid online  and was provided one amount. I check in to the hotel, credit card charge another amount. Staff saided they charge $100.00 per day for incidentals. Okay, but that is not listed anywhere on website or confirmation email. This is a 4 star hotel, providing 2 star service. I felt like, I was at a Days Inn off the highway. This place will keep getting business because of the area. Choose the other area hotels, if u can. Please don't us COVID, as an excuse. If COVID is the problem, I need COVID prices.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royal Sonesta Washington DC
Which popular attractions are close to Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Nearby attractions include The Phillips Collection (0.2 km), Anderson House (0.10 km), and Embassy Row (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Yes, free public parking nearby, a parking garage, and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Conveniently located restaurants include Doyle (Bar), The Pembroke Restaurant, and Bagels Etc.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Royal Sonesta Washington DC offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Royal Sonesta Washington DC?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Arlington National Cemetery (3.9 km), Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens (3.8 km), and Ford's Theatre (2.4 km).