Get an overview of this hotelNeighborhood living in Washington's historic Foggy Bottom

A stay at The River Inn places you in the heart of Washington, minutes from George Washington University Hospital and close to George Washington University.

This hotel is close to Lincoln Memorial and White House.

Make yourself at home in one of the 125 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchens with refrigerators and stovetops. Pay movies and iPod docking stations are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a terrace. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of The River Inn. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Planning an event in Washington? This hotel has 1550 square feet (144 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

On a brick-paved, tree-lined street in Washington's historic Foggy Bottom neighborhood, the River Inn is four blocks from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The hotel is between Georgetown and Dupont Circle, both known for their shops and restaurants. Foggy Bottom Metro station is just two blocks away.

Locally popular Dish restaurant specializes in updated comfort food that includes beef, seafood, chicken, and pastas. The wine selection includes Virginia labels, a bar menu is offered, and room service is available.

Business facilities include complimentary wireless Internet access throughout the hotel and 3 meeting rooms with a total of 1550 square feet (144 square meters).

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 125 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Concierge services 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1550 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 144 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Free WiFi 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Kitchen  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchen 
  • Stovetop 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Microwave 
  • Partially open bathroom 
  • Pay movies 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Turndown service 
  • Video-game console 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

Dish - Updated American comfort food. Menu items may include New York striploin with creamed spinach and crispy sweet onion, one-half chicken with mashed potatoes and pan jus, and egg fettuccini with forest mushrooms and mascarpone cream. Bar menu. Wine list including Virginia labels. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service - Available from early morning to late evening.

Nearby Things to Do

The River Inn has a fitness center with cardio equipment.

Three miles away is the 18-hole East Potomac Park Golf Course at Hains Point, perched on the banks of the Potomac River. It has a two-tier driving range, as well as a miniature golf course that's on the National Register of Historic Places.

Rock Creek Park, also three miles from the hotel, is a 1,800-acre oasis with hiking and biking trails, a nature center/planetarium, and remnants of Civil War forts. Trail rides are available through the Rock Creek Park Horse Center. The park has 15 soft-surface and 10 hard-surface tennis courts; reservations are generally required.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25.00 per pet, per night

You need to know

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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 50.00 per night
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.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25.00 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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