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4115 8th Street NW, Washington, DC, DC 20011 – Show map
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Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Lockers, Shared Lounge/TV Area, Laundry
All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Adults Only
From 1:00 PM
Until 10:00 AM
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Children and Extra Beds
Children cannot be accommodated at the hotel.
Extra beds are not available.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
Pets are not allowed.
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You must show a valid photo ID and a credit card upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and are subject to availability upon check-in. Additional charges may apply.
Please note that locks are not provided for lockers. Guests must provide their own.
Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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The staff practiced elitism and racism.
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I like the ambiance and guests cooperation.
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Couldn't offer decent maps for a traveller with no idea.
Wireless should be better
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Some of the short term guest were giving the manager Tamara a hard time, because she enforces the house rules
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I thought breakfast was included--I'm pretty sure it said as much on the website--but that is definitely not the case. You have to bring your own food and your own lock if you would like a locker.
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Staff noise in the lounge No alcohol allowed
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