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Safety index

76 out of 100

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Safe area

Business

Pet-friendly

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City

YOTEL Washington DC

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8.0

Good (5,119 ratings)

Washington, United States - 

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420 m Smithsonian Institution

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420 m Union Station Shopping Center

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630 m United States Capitol

Hotel Overview

YOTEL Washington DC is a hotel that has garnered mixed reviews from its guests. It is located in a convenient area, offering easy access to local attractions. However, guests' experiences vary, leading to a broad range of feedback about their stay.

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Hotel highlights

Property

Location

Cleanliness

  1. Location: Central location offering easy access to major attractions and transportation options.
  2. Modern Amenities: Guests appreciate the modern facilities and technology-forward approach to hospitality.
  3. Helpful Staff: Many guests commend the helpful and friendly staff who enhance their stay experience.
  4. Roof Top Terrace: The rooftop terrace is a highlight for guests, offering panoramic city views.
  5. Comfortable Rooms: Some guests find the rooms to be comfortable and well-equipped for their needs.
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Area for improvement

Parking

Bathroom

Kitchen

  1. Room Size: Guests frequently mention that the rooms are smaller than expected, which can impact comfort.
  2. Additional Fees: There are complaints about unexpected additional fees, such as resort fees, that can add up.
  3. Noise Levels: Some guests report being disturbed by noise from the hallways and neighboring rooms.
  4. Maintenance Issues: A number of reviews indicate maintenance issues within the rooms, affecting guests' experiences.
  5. Housekeeping Adequacy: There are reports of inconsistent housekeeping services, leading to cleanliness concerns.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Parking available

Parking available

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Restaurant

Bar

Free WiFi

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RateScore

Total 5,119 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.5

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3.9/5

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agoda

770 Reviews

8.5 / 10

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booking

1,731 Reviews

8.1 / 10

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google

2,618 Reviews

3.9 / 5

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

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Property

Service

Location

Cleanliness

Sleep

Fitness

Amenities

Food

Parking

Bathroom

Bar

Atmosphere

Pool

Breakfast

Kitchen

Transit

Wi-Fi

Business

Accessibility

Entertainment

Safety

Family

Nightlife

Air Conditioning

Restaurant

Gym

Couples

Pets

Nature

Property was mentioned 823 times

24% Negative64% Positive

Reviews based on Property

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Charles M1 month ago

Yotel is a beautiful hotel in a great location. It's close to the Capitol building offering a great view of it. If you're walker, it offers pleasant walks to the Capitol building, the Mall, and museums. Also, inexpensive Uber and Lyft rides to these sites. The slight misses: Heavier blankets or a spare blanket in the room would have been appreciated. My room had a bad cold draft and raising the temperature did not help. Also, was't happy paying the full amenities fee because the pool deck was closed (for obvious reasons). Reducing this fee or providing an extra food voucher would have been appreciated. The gym was so, so. I would have appreciated dumbbells that went up to 50-70 pounds or access to a nearby gym. The gym itself was clean with brand new equipment and it had a water station with plentiful cups. Despite these slight misses, I would recommend the hotel. The staff was super courteous. Perhaps the best of all the hotels I stayed at in the States. The restaurant was top notch. Breakfast was awesome. I could have eaten the beef gravy on biscuits everyday during my stay, which I did except on the last when it wasn't on the menu :(.

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Jeffry Kellen1 month ago
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The hotel is primarily focused on technology and caters to a younger generation. You can check in and out of your room using kiosks, but a front counter is also available for support. During my stay, the deductible was $100 per night, but I don't know if there is a limit to how much you can be charged. A valet service is available if you need it. While there is no complimentary breakfast, you can purchase breakfast for $25. However, I found that additional items in the vending machine were quite expensive. You'll need to use a key to take the elevator to access your room. Once in your room, you'll find it cozy, although slightly smaller than I expected. A remote or controller pad near the front door operates all the lights in the room. The shower and bathroom do not have a door knob to secure closure. The shower knob has a button on it to make the water hotter if you need it to be. The bed can be inclined or declined according to your preference using a button located near the bed. There are plenty of TV channels to choose from. Unless your room faces the front of the building, the view might not be what you hoped for. One downside to the hotel is that the walls are extremely thin, and I could hear everything from my neighbors' conversations to their bathroom activities and TV. Despite this, I had a pleasant stay. However, I'm not sure if the hotel's tech-focused atmosphere is to my taste. The distance to all the attractions is why the fourth star.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 377

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Number of floors 10

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1970

WiFi Quality

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Idle

6

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24

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24

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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4K online movies

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Smithsonian Institution

420 m

Union Station Shopping Center

420 m

United States Capitol

630 m

National Mall

700 m

National Air and Space Museum

1.19 km

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Getting around

Washington Union Station

420 m

Judiciary Square Station

420 m

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Airports Nearby

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)

6.5 km

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Restaurants

Dubliner Restaurant & Pub

350 m

Art and Soul

Nearby

Jack's Famous Deli

420 m

Article One

Nearby

The Monocle Restaurant

560 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

63 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

36 out of 100

Unsafe

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

Risky

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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56

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Physical safety

Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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63

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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73

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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63

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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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100

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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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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 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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