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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Washington DC Hotel

A Set in the picturesque Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington DC, near Georgetown and just a 5-minute walk from the Foggy Bottom/GWU Metro Stations, The River Inn is easily accessible from several major transit points.
  • From Union Station, it’s 3 stops toward Shady Grove on the Metro red line and a switch at Metro Center to the blue, orange or silver line to Virginia. Then it’s 3 more stops to the Foggy Bottom/GWU Station, or a 15 to 20-minute taxi ride.
  • From National Airport/DCA, it’s just 5 stops toward Largo Town Center on the Metro blue line or a 10-15 minute Uber or taxi ride.
  • From Dulles Airport/IAD, our hotel is just a 45 to 60-minute Uber or taxi ride away. Alternatively, it is just a 45 minute metro ride towards Largo Town Center.
  • From BWI Airport, a 45 to 60-minute cab ride will take you to The River Inn.
A Located near Georgetown, our Washington DC hotel is less than a 5-minute walk away from Foggy Bottom/GWU station (Blue/Orange/Silver lines). Enjoy easy access to downtown D.C. and the monuments, Virginia, and Maryland. Check out our website for more information on our picturesque neighborhood.
A Guests staying at our Washington DC hotel can enjoy the convenience of valet parking for $55/day, inclusive of tax. Book our free parking staycation package and receive FREE parking when you stay 3 or more nights at The River Inn!
A The standard check-in time is 3 pm, and check-out is at 12 pm. Please get in touch if you’re planning on arriving early or staying late, and we will do everything we can to accommodate your travel plans. Make your reservations at our Washington DC hotel.
A The Studio Queen rooms and King Suites at our Washington DC hotel have a max occupancy of 4, while the Double Suites have a max occupancy of 6. Unwind in our spacious suites and set the stage for a delightful stay.
A Yes, we will hold your luggage in a secure location and provide you with a tag to pick it up when it is convenient for you. Our friendly, personalized service and thoughtful features ensure a delightful stay experience near Georgetown.
A Getting a package delivered to our Washington DC hotel is easy. Please ensure that your package recipient has the EXACT SAME name as your hotel reservation, and is addressed as follows:
ATTN: Guest (First Name Last Name)
Only guests with a valid reservation will receive a package, and all others will be returned to the sender. For more information, please feel free to get in touch with our friendly staff.
A Yes, cribs are available upon request at our Washington DC hotel. With spacious accommodations, thoughtful features, and a convenient location near Georgetown, The River Inn is ideal for families.
A Yes, your four-legged companions are welcome at our Washington DC hotel, which features a host of pet-friendly amenities. Located near Georgetown, The River Inn is also close to dog-friendly parks and paths like Rock Creek Parkway, Francis Dog Park, and Montrose Park. Check out our pet policy for more information.
A At The River Inn, we authorize your Credit Card for room and tax (15.95%), plus $75/room for incidentals. If you don't purchase anything to max out on your relaxation, your incidental authorization will be returned at check-out. If you have any questions, please get in touch with the friendly staff at our Washington DC hotel.
We require an EMV (chip and pin) credit card with matching photo ID at check-in. EMV debit cards are also accepted, but please note that an authorization hold will be placed on the card greater than the estimated total of the stay reducing your available balance. We are a cashless property; we apologize for any inconvenience.

A At The River Inn, we leave no stone unturned in ensuring a pleasant stay for guests with special needs. If you are vision-impaired or have any other impairment covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential difficulties related to using this website, please contact our team at [email protected].
A The minimum age to check-in to our Washington DC hotel is 21 years old. Feel free to get in touch with our friendly staff for more details on The River Inn’s policies.
A Yes, we can! Just e-mail your documents and any specific instructions to [email protected], and we'll be happy to print for you. The friendly staff at our Washington DC hotel is always ready to go the extra mile to take care of all your needs during your stay.
A Home to the decorated D.C. United team, Audi Field has accessible seating throughout the stadium. Please get in touch with Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000 or stop by the Audi Field Box Office for accessible seating accommodations at this premier sports venue, just 5 miles from our Washington DC hotel.
A Food and beverages are permitted inside the Kennedy Center, provided they are packed in small, soft-sided coolers. Glass bottles or containers are not allowed. Alcoholic beverages from outside are not permitted, but beer is for sale at select locations.
A Our hotel features a flexible event space with audiovisual equipment and free Wi-Fi. Let our certified event planners help you coordinate the perfect meeting, event, wedding, or celebration.
A The hotel offers accessible rooms with amenities and features including fire/smoke detectors, lowered light switches, tubs with accessible handle bars and shower chairs, and more.
A The closest airport to The River Inn is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, located less than 5 miles from the hotel.
A The hotel is located near the top attractions in Washington DC, including National Mall, White House, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museums, Kennedy Center, and FDR Memorial.
A The River Inn offers complimentary Wi-Fi for guests, making it easy to connect with home and office while you travel.
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