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Hotel Description

4-star boutique hotel near United States Capitol

City center stay

Your stay at this Capitol Hill hotel places you within 6 miles (10 km) of United States Capitol and Capital One Arena. International Spy Museum and National Air and Space Museum are also within 6 miles (10 km).

Business services

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, express check-out, and valet parking. Enjoy the a rooftop terrace and unwind at the poolside bar and bar/lounge.

IPod docks, WiFi

In addition to flat-screen TVs with cable channels, the 343 guestrooms offer WiFi and iPod docks. Room service, premium bedding, and coffee/tea makers are also available.

Liaison Capitol Hill DC ratings based on 68 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.6 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Liaison Capitol Hill DC

Everyone (21) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Close to everything, convenient for business, and the staff is especially nice

Posted by on Jan 31, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 31, 2019 by Liaison Capitol Hill

Dear J, Thank you for staying with us at the Liaison Capitol Hill. We are so glad to hear that your stay was pleasant and the team took good care of you. We hope to host a future stay with us the next time you are in the Washington, DC area. Thank you again for your feedback. Best Regards, Liaison Capitol Hill

4 out of 5
Nice hotel close to Union Station and functional facilities.

Posted by on Dec 17, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 19, 2018 by Brian

Good afternoon, Thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent trip to DC, and for taking the time to share your feedback. I am so pleased to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope to welcome you back again in the near future. Best,

2 out of 5
I would not use the parking lot they offer, there were parts of my car stolen and the hotel was as not concerned about it at all

Posted by on Oct 21, 2018

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Dec 19, 2018 by Brian

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we are very sorry for your experience as it is not representative of the service that we strive to provide. Please let us know if there is anything we may do in order to Make it Right

5 out of 5
Close to attractions. Hotel staff was very friendly.

Posted by on Jul 28, 2018

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2 out of 5

I Won't Be Coming Back!

Pros: Um... Let me see... The room looked stylish and the bed was comfy. Yeah, that's about it.
Cons: Clean that nasty parking garage! Get rid of the chains!!! Beware of the desk chair when leaning back! Touch-up or spruce up hallways and furniture.
Location: Convenient but very touristy location. It's D.C. of course there are a lot of things to do nearby.
Let me begin by saying, I am easy to please and seldom write a poor review. I am in Washington D.C. once or twice a month. I booked the Liaison Capitol Hill DC because my usual hotel (of a similar price) did not have any rooms available. The hotel is looking very worn around the edges. The parking garage, at $50/$59 per night is very dirty, cluttered with random furniture, boxes and equipment, and smelled like a New York City subway on a 100 degree day. There are only two soda machines and one vending machine in the entire hotel. The vending and ice machine are only accessible through an entry with a series of hanging chains that one must navigate for entry. I can't imagine anyone with a cane, walker or wheelchair being able to access these areas on their own. The hallways and furnishings in the public areas show much wear with stained wallpaper, chipped furniture, tape on floors, and artwork that leaves me wondering,"who?" and "why?" The rooms are not very soundproof, kids running up and down the hallways yelling after 10:00 pm, (c'mom parents, have some consideration for other guests) banging on walls, and a fire department next door. If you're looking for a relaxing and peaceful room this is not the place.

Posted by , from Vermont on Jul 2, 2018

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3 out of 5

Was not the best hotel

I expected this hotel to be nicer. It did not have a mini fridge nor was there a vent in the restroom. I was charged a service fee of over $20 for each night. The hotel is also right next to a fire department so you will hear sirens throughout the night.

Posted by on May 30, 2018

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5 out of 5
Great location, friendly staff, good restaurant on premises, clean and comfortable room.

Posted by on May 16, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 14, 2018 by Liaison Capitol Hill

Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to write a review. We hope to see you again the next time you are in the area. Best Regards, Liaison Capitol Hill

4 out of 5

Nice Hotel

Pros: Location was good.
Location: Everything was close.
Nice hotel friendly staff. Only downside was no electrical outlet in the bathroom. Hard to dry your hair.

Posted by on Apr 4, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 14, 2018 by Liaison Capitol Hill

Thank you for your stay and your comments. We look forward to share your feedback with the team and hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, Liaison Capitol Hill

4 out of 5


Pros: Nice! Comfy, attractive.
Cons: Cleanliness and front desk welcome for march for life! 2 out of 7 great desk people, welcome.
Location: Great! Saint Joseph's Church, Capital building beautiful! Much to see. Walk to train. 2 blocks.
Very Good! Great food! Close to March for life, church and beautiful view of the Capital building. Great price! Hope to go next year. Restaurant and entrance was welcoming and comfortable/attractive.

Posted by , from NY on Jan 22, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 27, 2018 by Liaison Capitol Hill

Dear Gabby, Thank you for writing a review and for providing the feedback as well. We will share the comments with the team. Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards, Liaison Capitol Hill

2 out of 5

Bed bugs

Pros: The location. We had a street facing room and the street noise was not noticeable.
Cons: Staff seems to be all new and or in training. Not very helpful.
Location: The mall is two blocks away. Nice restaurants around, and the train station is very close.
My family wanted a week end in DC so we took two rooms the last week end of April 2017. The Hotel was very crowded, many people in the lobby all the time, with no place to seat, their lobby is tiny. In addition the main revolving door was non functioning. This alone was a terrible hazard, in case of emergency people will have to access through the tiny service door. I am sure the fire marshall would not approve of this door not being available. We wanted to have drinks in the bar but there was one tall table with very uncomfortable chairs, we asked to seat on a dining rooms table but we weren't allowed. We had to sat outside in a terrible heat. I heard people complaining because they were kicked out of the dinning room. They did charge us for room phone (local calls), wifi, and water bottles and we used none. We complained and after a long discussion the manager reversed the charges, I wonder who makes local phone calls these days, we all hace cell phones! The bathroom was very small, ours were double rooms. The rooms were clean and the temperature/humidity control worked fine. Room coffee was bad, but so far I have never been in a hotel with good room coffee. The pool was not open, this was a big disappointment. The worse part is the rash my daughter developed in several parts of her body , it looks very much like bedbug bites. See the photo. We did find a bed bug complain from a former passenger years ago. Not recently. This hotel's location is fantastic

Posted by , from Michigan on May 2, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 6, 2017 by - Liaison Capitol Hill DC

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm happy to hear that you found our location to be great. I however truly apologize for all of the inconveniences you did experience during your stay. We can always do something to help mitigate the concerns and develop some action items to help improve overall. The revolving door in our lobby has since been repaired and we have also taken immediate action in regards to any possible pest issue. The room was placed in Out-of-Order and inspected thoroughly by a company who specializes in this area. There was negative activity found for bed bugs in the room. We would be happy to share the report as well, if needed. Please reach out to us directly so that we can offer further assistance with your stay. You may ask to speak with the Director of Rooms, Director of Front Office or Director of Housekeeping for any assistance. We would also love the opportunity to welcome you back and can personally ensure a much better experience. Thanks again and we hope to hear from you soon.

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed seasonally each year. They will be closed from 13 December to 24 May:

  • Swimming pool

Property Features

Liaison Capitol Hill DC offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. A business center and limo/town car service are available. Event space at this hotel measures 17000 square feet (1579 square meters) and includes a conference center. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly Liaison Capitol Hill DC. For a fee, parking is available. This 4-star Washington hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 343 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 17000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1579 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1970
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge) , Free wired Internet


Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) (9.3 km / 5.8 mi)
  • Train station: Washington Union Station (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Liaison Capitol Hill DC offers 343 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, 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 coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Microwaves, refrigerators, and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator available
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy full breakfast for a fee.

Art and Soul - Onsite restaurant. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

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

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Massages


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 04:00 PM


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 4 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets: USD 75 per pet, per stay
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.


Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.68 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge/valet service
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 50 for adults, USD 10 and USD 50 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 0 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 50.00 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 59 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per pet, per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Liaison Capitol Hill DC Hotel
  • Liaison Hotel
  • Liaison Capitol Hill DC
  • The Liaison Capitol Hill An Affinia Hotel

You should know

  • The seasonal pool will open in May and close in September.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.