Capitol Skyline Hotel
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- Capitol Skyline HotelOct 28, 2013
There are a lot of historic buildings in Washington, but this one is just old. Nevertheless, they have great views of the Capitol and the Washington Monument from the higher floors. And because it’s on the south side (the side with the freeway included in the view), it’s waaay cheaper than hotels with views from the north side.
The lobby is newly redone and the corridors are nicely kept up. Furniture in the rooms is a bit worn and there was tape on the windows, but the staff here is so nice and helpful that it doesn’t even matter. Continental breakfast is offered for $3.99. The restaurant is closed during slow periods, but they have free shuttle service to restaurants and monuments.
The neighborhood, though safe, is a little gray and includes a McDonald’s, but the hotel’s owner has bought the shuttered city school across the street and plans either a 5-star hotel or a shopping mall in its place.Recommended for:
- Capitol Skyline HotelMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesLuxury TravelersFirst to ReviewJul 30, 2012
From the outside this hotel is not much to look at (someone in my party likened it to a building in a communist country 30 years ago) and it's in an area of DC that the city is attempting to revitalize, so there isn't tons to do and there are not many places to eat nearby. You'll defintely need to take a quick cab to restaurants in Dupont.
The biggest draw of this hotel is their weekend pool party during the summer. The pool area is filled with people and a DJ, and they even have 3 food trucks in the back lot. Nowhere near as polished as a Vegas pool party, but probably as close as you will get in DC!
The rooms are basic, nothing fancy. You can tell they have made some attempts to make the interiors look more hip to match the pool vibe with cool light fixtures and damask patterned wall paper, but not very thoroughly, so you can still tell the building is ultimately in need of a deeper makeover. The beds are comfy, though and conveniently there is a McDonalds across the street. Another weird note, but not a big deal -- no food is allowed on their lobby (even the desk clerk admitted to me he thought it was weird).
Fair2530 reviews across the web.
- Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
- Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
- Service85% found the staff to be very friendly.
- LocationEasily accessible by car, said 81%.
- GroundsPool was decent, said only 67%.
- Hotel Building67% considered the lobby entrance to be so-so.
- PricePrice is tolerable.
- HotelHotel is ok.
Dining options at Capitol Skyline include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include a health club and a fitness facility. This 3.0 star property has a 24 hour
There are 203 guestrooms at Capitol Skyline. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In addition to in room safes, guestrooms offer direct dial phones with voice mail and free local calls. Televisions have pay movies. Air-conditioned rooms also include desks, electronic check out, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Guests may request refrigerators, microwaves, and wake-up calls. Housekeeping is available. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non smoking.
Notifications and Fees:
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.
- Self parking: $25 per night
- Self parking large vehicle: $55 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Business Center
- Fitness Center
- Room Service
- Swimming Pool
- Free Hi Speed Internet
- Data Ports
- Hair Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Electronic Room Keys
- In-House Bar
- Video Check Out
- Meeting Rooms
- Clothing Iron
- In-House Dining
- Wake Up Service
- Family Rooms