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Royal Sonesta Washington DC

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Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Frette Italian sheets, premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Royal Sonesta Washington DC

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Royal Sonesta Washington DC

4.5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Pet friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Business services
  • Parking available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
2121 P St Nw, Washington, DC, 20037

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDupont Circle7 min walk
  • Popular LocationGeorge Washington University12 min walk
  • Popular LocationWhite House9 min drive
  • AirportWashington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National)16 min drive

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About this area

Washington

Located in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood, Royal Sonesta Washington DC is in the city center and near a metro station. Ford's Theater and Kennedy Center are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Dupont Circle and White House. Don't miss out on a visit to Smithsonian's National Zoo. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's convenience to public transportation: Dupont Circle Station is 4 minutes by foot and Farragut North Station is 13 minutes.

What's nearby

  • Dupont Circle - 7 min walk
  • George Washington University - 12 min walk
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo - 4 min drive
  • Kennedy Center - 8 min drive
  • White House - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Dupont Circle Station - 4 min walk
  • Alexandria Station - 13 min drive
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Pesce — 2 min walk
  • Le Pain Quotidien — 3 min walk
  • Pizzeria Paradiso — 3 min walk
  • Bier Baron Tavern — 3 min walk
  • James Hoban's — 4 min walk

About this property

Royal Sonesta Washington DC

Luxury Washington hotel in Dupont Circle, walk to Dupont Circle
An outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free hotel. Additionally, valet parking, coffee/tea in a common area, and 24-hour room service are onsite. All 335 rooms boast jetted tubs and offer WiFi and 24-hour room service. DVD players and minibars are standard, as are TVs with cable channels.
Royal Sonesta Washington DC offers 335 accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. Televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers with jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

This Washington hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Guest accommodations are sealed after cleaning

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 12.99 per night)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (USD 12.99 per night)

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 49.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Aerobics classes
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • DVD player
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets stay free
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per stay

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.74 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Internet access
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.99 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hotel Palomar
Hotel Palomar Washington DC
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Palomar Washington DC
Palomar Washington DC Hotel
Washington DC Hotel Palomar
Washington DC Palomar Hotel
Royal Sonesta Washington DC Hotel
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC
Royal Sonesta Washington DC Washington
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Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 506 out of 979 reviews
5 - Excellent 52%
Rating 4 - Good. 275 out of 979 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 121 out of 979 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 47 out of 979 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 30 out of 979 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The location of this hotel is wonderful! Staff was wonderful and we got upgraded to a king suite upon arrival! Free wine at Happy Hour from 5-6. Wine was terrible unfortunately. We also used the free bikes that are available to ride to the National Mall. Beware though - some areas were under construction so you are detoured around the Kennedy Center. Ask how to use bike locks before you depart. We also liked that it had a pool and clean gym. Although pool was cleaned daily ...it is NOT what it looks like in the pictures at all. Towels were left overnight and lots bird droppings on the tables. There was NO greenery as in the pictures. It could use a daily table wipe down and some flowering plants. I realize due to Covid and staffing issues, these things may have gotten overlooked. Would have also liked an alarm clock for a quick time check and coffee maker in the room. Requested coffee maker and it came right away. The restuarant and room service are not operating due to Covid but was told that they would be up and running starting in August. You get two free bottles of water then have to pay for all other amenities which are at front desk not in room. This property was taken over by Royal Sonesta and will pop up as a Kimpton Hotel when you map quest. There was also some small water damage to the dresser door that housed the fridge. All in all - it was a good choice. Hotel should update website to make guests aware of restaurant and room service closure.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Property was dirty and outdated. Stains (blood?) on the curtains. Room temperature would not go below 75 degrees the entire duration of our visit. Parking was incredibly difficult…very few garages in the immediate area and expensive valet.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Air conditioning in the entire hotel was broken. I discovered this upon checkin.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The pool was awesome
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
only good aspect was location and room size. No coffee, sparse water bottles, chiller was malfunctioning so room and lobby were hot
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2021