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aloft Washington National Harbor
Based on 624 traveler reviews
Pleasant modern experience
Sep 20, 2014 by: Michaelbw1998 from Columbia, MD
We were impressed by the smart design of the hotel and rooms. The room had conveniences including: free wifi, connectivity between mobile devices and the room AV system, and plenty of outlets for charging. The bed was very comfortable and the shower had good pressure. The friendly energetic staff especially Chris who gave my wife and I drink vouchers, Tanya and Nate at the Hotel bar where we used those vouchers and Marvin who made checkout a smooth experience. Additionally I lost my credit card and Roxy called my room to tell me she was holding it at the front desk. The staff at this establishment goes above and beyond to make the experience smooth and pleasant. I would definitely stay here again.
A real gem!
Sep 20, 2014 by: NatBr0wn from Melbourne, Australia
my husband I stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting Washington. First impressions were great, Chris on the desk was very polite and helpful and made us feel very welcome. Parking was convenient and I thought well priced at $13 a day. The room was beautifully appointed. Clean, fresh and had everything we needed. It is right in the hustle and bustle of National Harbour but we were never disturbed by any noise. We made use of the free shuttle to the nearest metro station ( Kings St) in the morning and in the evening it was lovely to get the ferry back from old town ( which if you get the metro back to Kings St stop, and then walk 30 minutes through the beautiful old town will bring you to the ferry point. You can get the slow boat home which is a lovely way to end your evening ( the last one is at 11:30) I can thoroughly recommend this hotel. It isn't too far from DC and has lots going on in the vicinity. Staff are lovely, rooms and stylish and immaculately clean. All round a big thumbs up!
Sep 17, 2014 by: Donna C from
This was my first stay with this chain and I must say that I was pleasantly surprised!! I loved my room which gave me a great view of the "Awakening" and the Harbor! I loved the fact that although there was traffic outside, I couldn't hear it - not unless a very loud Harley went by :D. The decor was, as others have stated, minimalistic, which I found refreshing & edgy! I liked it!!! The staff was very helpful and pleasant - and that was everyone I came into contact with during my week long stay. I would recommend this hotel to anyone! Basically, you can park your car and not touch it again until it's time to leave! Everything is in walking distance! You can't beat that!!!! Would definitely stay again!!!
Neat Minimalist Hotel Concept
Sep 17, 2014 by: surfcity6 from Minneapolis
This hotel property was outstanding. Very simplistic but nice and comfortable. I liked the concept from the start. Had a handicap bathroom which was initially a turnoff; however, it did not seem to bother me after a little while in the room. The place was devoid of any sound from the street. Big windows showcasing the busy street below.The staff was on the ball and the bedding; the best of all chains I have stayed at in the last six months. Looking forward to a return trip.
First Aloft stay
Sep 16, 2014 by: KatieOgrady from San Luis Obispo, California
Centrally located and within walking distance of many restaurants. Rooms are decorated in a tasteful minimalist style and decor. Staff very friendly and attentive. No hotel shuttle from DCA airport, but there is the Blue Buss shuttle for $22 or taxi for $32.
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