Located in Washington, D.C., a 6-minute walk from Phillips Collection, Generator Hotel Washington DC provides accommodations with a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness center and a garden. Featuring a shared lounge, the 3-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The hotel has a terrace and a 24-hour front desk. At the hotel, each room comes with a desk. Every room includes a flat-screen TV, and some units at Generator Hotel Washington DC have a city view. At the accommodation all rooms are equipped with bed linen and towels. At Generator Hotel Washington DC you'll find a restaurant serving American, Mexican and Local cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and halal options can also be requested. The area is popular for cycling, and bike rental is available at the hotel. The White House is 1.4 miles from Generator Hotel Washington DC, while Vietnam Veterans Memorial is 1.9 miles away. The nearest airport is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 7.5 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Generator Hotel Washington DC has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 1, 2011

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Private parking at the hotel


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Guest reviews


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  • Vanessa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I loved the location! Easy walk to Zoological Park and great food options close by.
  • Melina
    It was amazing! Great, comfortable and spacious rooms. The Hotel has a pool and gym, that everyone can use. The location is good and close to Bus and subway. You get more than expected for your money. The stuff is nice and open to help. Good to...
  • Mikhael
    The dorm is very clean and has curtain for privacy Cold ice lemon infused water at the lobby (it was hot outside during my stay) Dorm room is very big
  • B
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Really cool historical area. Nice price and really appreciate they were able to check my bags in early
  • Shirley
    Visiting different places alone getting information how to invest in USA to open some business here in a few weeks .
  • Verena
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I stayed in the shared female hostel-room which was very modern with a lot of space, a personal locker and a thick curtain to have privacy in your bed. There is a coffee place and a great bar/restaurant in the building. The lobby is nice and...
  • Thiago
    The lobby was very comfortable and beautiful. The staff was professional. The room was clean and looked new. The area looked safe.
  • Joan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I liked having the lemon water available in the lobby. The restaurant/bar was nice too.
  • Valentina
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I loved it, the room is so clean but my fav part was the beds with curtains for more privacy.
  • Loyiso
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This was the most excellent dorm room that I stayed in. The room was clean. The hotel also had great amenities and great value for money.
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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have parking?

    Yes, Parking fee is $40 plus tax
    Answered on 29 July 2021
  • Are there rooms for females only

    Yes we have accommodations that are for female only dormitories.
    Answered on 7 February 2020
  • IS your pool closed

    Seasonal, May to August
    Answered on 7 March 2022
  • Check-In Age?

    18 is the check in age.
    Answered on 29 July 2021
  • are laundry services still available?

    Hi, yes we do have coin operated laundry service on the second floor.
    Answered on 29 July 2021
  • What would a honeymoon suite be considered? Also does the suite have a jacuzzi bathtub?

    We have one suite in hotel on the top floor with amazing views of the Washington Monument. It does have a jacuzzi bathrub as well as a couch ane other..
    Answered on 15 August 2021
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Hotel area info *

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Café Integral
    • Cuisine
      American • Local
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Hoja Taqueria
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience

Amenities of Generator Hotel Washington DC
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • 2 restaurants
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs $47.20 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool is on rooftop
  • Pool with view
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool cover
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fenced pool
  • Fitness
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Vietnamese

House rules

Generator Hotel Washington DC takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 12:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 4 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Generator Hotel Washington DC accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

GROUP POLICY: Any reservation of 10 people or more per night will be considered a group with different terms and conditions. Groups reservations can only be made through our reservations team, and Generator reserves the right to cancel it otherwise.
PAYMENT: For Advance Purchase rates/Non Refundable rates, we require the payment card used for booking to be presented upon check in.

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.

Please inform Generator Hotel Washington DC of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of USD 50 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Generator Hotel Washington DC

  • Room options at Generator Hotel Washington DC include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double
    • Quad
    • Bed in Dorm

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Generator Hotel Washington DC offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Cycling
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Happy hour
    • Bicycle rental

  • The prices at Generator Hotel Washington DC may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Generator Hotel Washington DC is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Generator Hotel Washington DC is 1.1 miles from the center of Washington, D.C.. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Generator Hotel Washington DC has 2 restaurants:

    • Café Integral
    • Hoja Taqueria