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76 out of 100

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Waldorf Astoria Washington DC

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9.4

Excellent (4,856 ratings)

Washington, United States - 

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280 m Smithsonian Institution

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420 m Ford's Theater

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490 m National Mall

Hotel Overview

The Waldorf Astoria Washington DC is renowned for offering an exceptional guest experience, drawing from a vast pool of user reviews. This luxurious hotel provides not only top-tier accommodations but also a rich array of amenities and impeccable service, leaving a lasting impression on its guests. However, no establishment is without its flaws, and even a property of this stature encounters some criticism.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Service

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  1. Exceptional Service: Staff are highly praised for their attentive and personalized care, making guests feel genuinely valued.
  2. Luxurious Accommodations: Rooms are noted for their comfort, elegance, and the high quality of in-room amenities.
  3. Prime Location: The hotel's location is ideal for exploring local attractions, shopping, and dining experiences.
  4. Gourmet Dining: On-site restaurants are celebrated for their exquisite cuisine and diverse menu options.
  5. Unique Amenities: Guests enjoy exclusive access to a range of unique amenities, such as a well-equipped fitness center and spa services.
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Area for improvement

  1. Price Point: Some guests find the hotel's rates to be on the higher side, especially when compared to other local options.
  2. Reservation Issues: Occasionally, guests have experienced complications with booking and reservation errors, leading to inconveniences upon arrival.
  3. Limited Parking: The availability of parking can be a challenge, and the costs associated with parking are considered high by some visitors.
  4. Room Size Variability: While generally luxurious, some guests have noted that certain rooms can be smaller than expected, affecting comfort levels.
  5. Noise Disturbances: Despite the generally serene atmosphere, there have been reports of noise disturbances, particularly from nearby construction or events.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Parking available

Parking available

Spa

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

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Room service

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Score icon9.4

RateScore

Total 4,856 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.6

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9.8

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4.3/5

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5.0/5

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agoda

41 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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booking

154 Reviews

9.1 / 10

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expedia

1,000 Reviews

9.8 / 10

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google

1,741 Reviews

4.3 / 5

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tripadvisor

1,920 Reviews

5.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property was mentioned 396 times

7% Negative89% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Taryn Gisbert7 months ago
5/5Google icon

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the DC Waldorf Astoria (formerly a Trump property). The hotel is beautiful and from the moment you step in the lobby it feels like luxury with the cherry blossom trees and high ceilings. The rooms are gorgeous with every small touch you’d expect from a high end luxury hotel. High quality toiletries, in case you’ve forgotten anything, . The service is excellent from check in, room service and just anything could need. The room service menu was great, we had two of their burgers before leaving for our event that evening and it was top tier with bacon jam and just delicious. The next biggest takeaway was that bed! Soft sheets and the fluffiest dreamlike bed, literally the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in!

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Jake Mercurio7 months ago
5/5Google icon

We stayed at the Waldorf for our anniversary. While we were here we enjoyed a prenatal massage at the incredible spa, afternoon tea in peacock alley, and a late night snack from room service. The location is perfect for exploring the national mall, and enjoying the many gourmet restaurants of Penn Quarter. The staff was extremely attentive! When our room wasn't ready at check in Roman went above and beyond to find us a new room (a grand king) and make us comfortable while we waited. When we enjoyed breakfast and afternoon tea in peacock alley Ken checked in on us often, bringing us champagne, and just saying hello when we passed through. Even the bell hops were efficient, friendly, and attentive. Our room was very comfortable and in perfect condition. There was plenty of storage in the oversized dresser, nightstands, and writing desk, and the room was spacious—much more space than my last room at the Riggs. You also have a museum right in the building with incredible views from the old clocktower!

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 263

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Number of floors 9

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Number of buildings/towers 1

WiFi Quality

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Idle

12

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119

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Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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What's nearby

Smithsonian Institution

280 m

Ford's Theater

420 m

National Mall

490 m

CityCenterDC

630 m

White House

980 m

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Getting around

Federal Triangle Station

Nearby

Washington Union Station

5 km

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Airports Nearby

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

6.5 km

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Restaurants

Ronald Reagan Building Food Court

350 m

McDonald's

350 m

Hard Rock Cafe

350 m

Elephant & Castle

140 m

Fogo de Chao

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

63 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

36 out of 100

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Washington safety index

Safety

Crime

76

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

76 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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67

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Physical safety

Risky

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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57

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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74

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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64

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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97

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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98

61

Overall Crime index

High

An average rating of the crime categories

61 out of 100

Property crime severity

High

65

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Mugging or robbery  59/100

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Car theft  53/100

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Car break-ins  66/100

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Home break-ins  54/100

Violent crime severity

High

65

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Physical attacks  59/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  46/100

Other crime severity

High

71

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Insult or harassment in public  62/100

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Corruption or bribery  57/100

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Drug problem  66/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.4 - $3.5

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Coffee

$3.7 - $8.2

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $4.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$18.3 - $45.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.8 - $4.1

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.7 - $2.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$73.3 - $229

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$11 - $27.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8.2 - $13.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $4.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$64.1 - $164.9

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.8 - $1.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39.4 - $100.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$55 - $182.3

Weather In Washington

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Precipitation In Washington

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.57

PM1015

42

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Heavy

Potential slowdowns and congestion, expect delays during peak travel times.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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