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Arc The. Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
You are savvy, enjoy local experiences, and are a master of blending work and play. Travel for you is more than travel, it is a way of life. We get it, and we built ARC THE.HOTEL in this image. Born George Washington University Inn, ARC THE.HOTEL was crafted in thoughtful innovation. In the delightfully urban setting of the prestigious Foggy Bottom Neighborhood, you will do more than visit DC, you will take a peek into life here. With technology integrated in everything from mobile room entry to television streaming, you’ll have a piece of home you didn’t have to pack. You’ll be seamlessly connected to hyper local experiences unique to the District, all within a mile. Experience purposeful service, tailored to you, our guest, not a market trend. The ARC is bridging the way to the future of travel. Welcome to a whole new stay. ARC THE.HOTEL Stay as you live.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
55Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
11Attractionswithin 0.5 km
100Room tips
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When I arrived they gave a room. I tried three times to enter and at third attempt I discover it was occupied. I waited 15 min to have another room. While I was waiting for the room at the lobby a group of 6 teenagers chat too loudly. Finally they gave a room but tv didn’t work
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Hotel's Favorite
Friendly staff. I have mobility issues and they put us in a handicapped-equipped room without even asking. Building seems older from outside, but lovely room inside. Location to metro is great, restaurants and supermarket nearby and price couldn't be better. Rare to find such a
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Response from MelvinK177, Manager at Arc The. Hotel
Responded 12 Dec 2018
Dear Laura, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your time with us. Our staff works hard to create a warm and welcoming environment as we finalized our renovations; I will be sure to share your kind words with them. We hope to see you again soon!
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The staff at this hotel were amazing! I came in with some accessibility challenges (I was on crutches) and they took great care of me and brought my bags up and down from my room. The valet even waved my Lyft into the drive area so i didn't have to hop very far. My room was cozy
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Response from DerrickStrickland, Manager at Arc The. Hotel
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Camper57738243440, Thank you for your review! We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff took excellent care of you. We look forward to your next return and hope that your visit us again soon!
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Hotel has cool aesthetic and has been recently updated. Great restaurant and location. Our floor was being painted and the elevators seemed run down. Staff sometimes very friendly and accessible, sometimes seemed bothered.
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Response from DerrickStrickland, Manager at Arc The. Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Ben G, Thank you for your review and comments. I appears that during your staff we had a quick refresh of wallpaper in our corridors. In our consistent upkeep of the building, we always want to offer the freshest of aesthetics for all of our guests. I will be sure to share your review with our reception team. Our team strives to be helpful, accessible, and professional to ensure that our guest are met with the highest of service standards.
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Comfortable clean room. Warm, cozy hotel with a great and attentive staff. And a reasonable, affordable price. The front desk receptionist Lauren was thoughtful and engaging -- and at my instigation shared some thoughts about Americna politics and culture. So I can say that
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Response from DerrickStrickland, Manager at Arc The. Hotel
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Daniel W, Thank you for your review! As you have noticed, our staff is passionate about service and the comfort of our guests, it's what sets us above other experiences. I will be sure to thank Lauren for taking such great care of your arrival experience. We look forward to your next visit and hope to see you again soon.
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This Inn used to have kitchenettes. Does it still?
Good Day, With the renovation, the kitchenettes have been removed. All rooms still come with a mini-refrigerator. Microwaves can be provided upon request. The on-site Restaurants provides many to-go options for the ease and comfort of guests on-the-move or with limited time.
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are key cards required for the elevators?
No, you do not need to use a key card to operate the elevator.
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Does this hotel charge one of those destinations fees? Or amenities fees?
No, there was no fee.
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Good Day. You can call the hotel directly for the email to to speak with someone. Our number is 202.337.6620
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"If you are staying because you’re going to GWUH, tell them. You will get about an 18-20% discount."
"Book at the Arc!"
"Not really a hotel you would choose for views, but comfort!"
"Great rooms and make sure to ask for your pillow you want from their pillow sleep options that morning or during the day."
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US$137 - US$358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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George Washington University Inn
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCUpper NorthwestFoggy Bottom - GWU - West End
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