Get an overview of this hotelDowntown Bethesda hotel, 7 miles from Washington, DC


Within walking distance of a metro station leading to downtown Washington, D.C. and moments from area attractions, the American Inn of Bethesda is steps from fine restaurants, theaters and shopping centers. Free shuttle service goes to destinations within a 1-mile radius such as the National Institutes of Health, Suburban Hospital, and the Walter Reed Medical Center.

Property amenities

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the business center and conference rooms. American Inn also offers a fitness center, 2 outdoor pools (1 outdoor pool is open seasonally), and local area shuttle service (1-mile radius).


Standard guestrooms at this DC-area American Inn feature one or two double beds, complimentary wireless Internet access, and cable TV.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Guests at this smoke-free hotel have access to complimentary wireless Internet access, a 24-hour business center, a conference room, 2 outdoor swimming pools (1 is seasonal, open 2 PM to 8 PM), a 24-hour fitness center, laundry facilities, and a complimentary breakfast. American Inn of Bethesda provides a complimentary shuttle to local attractions within a one-mile radius Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 3 PM. The hotel provides limited parking and in-room accessibility for those with disabilities.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Computer station 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 721 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 67 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • One meeting room 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Outdoor seasonal pool 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Total number of rooms - 76 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1954 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces), Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

A complimentary breakfast is offered each morning, served in the breakfast area from 6.30 AM - 9 AM.

Guapo's - Tex-Mex cuisine.

There are over 200 restaurants within one mile of American Inn Of Bethesda.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Only service dogs are allowed


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
  • Breakage deposit: USD 499 per stay
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: USD 99
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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