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"Even though the outside of the hotel looked like a sham, the inside was great! I was soooo surprised to see how well kept and nice it was. " More

By TravelingJones, from Dover, DE, USA on Mon 30 Apr 2012

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Hotel Description

Washington motel in Brentwood area

In Washington

Within a 15-minute walk of this Brentwood motel, you'll find Union Market and Gallaudet University. Union Station Shopping Center and Walter E. Washington Convention Center are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free perks

This motel features free WiFi in public areas, free newspapers, and free self parking. Enjoy the free continental breakfast each morning. A safe deposit box is provided and the front desk is staffed around-the-clock.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 53 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and hair dryers.

Red Carpet Inn Washington DC ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
1.9 out of 5 2.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 2.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 2.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 2.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 0.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Red Carpet Inn Washington DC

4 out of 5

Hello Everyone!

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
Even though the outside of the hotel looked like a sham, the inside was great! I was soooo surprised to see how well kept and nice it was.

Posted by , from Dover, DE, USA on Apr 30, 2012

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1 out of 5

Winner of Most Disgusting Hotel

Pros: Free Internet
Cons: Nothing close, Noisy, Poor breakfast
Non-smoking room that smelled like smoke, no laundry anywhere on premises and no help from the staff, doors that open to a highway and a broken window. Woke up to the dumpster being smacked repeatedly against the garbage truck. Pool not in use ever. Breakfast was poor and coffee was undrinkable. If you are looking for a bargain this is not worth it...spend the extra and don't stay here.

Posted by , from Boston, MA, USA on Apr 25, 2012

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1 out of 5

Not worth it

Cons: Nothing close, No free Internet, Noisy, Poor breakfast
Just not worth the hassale or the sleepless night or the street traffic noise (Police sirens, trains etc.)

Posted by , from New york and Maryland on Dec 15, 2011

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4 out of 5

Room provided was expected for us who needed to have a place to sleep

Good. Everything in order. Water did not taste good when used with coffee. Ended up buying bottled water. Overall stay was good

Posted by , from New York, NY on Apr 13, 2011

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4 out of 5

Location and comfort

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, Free Internet, Quiet
This hotel offered a great room, a great breakfast and an affordable price for the DC area. It was located close to the subway station and great restaurants.

Posted by , from Fresno, CA on Feb 3, 2011

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2 out of 5

Not so great

Hotel is off the beaten track, not near any metro station. The room wasn't very nice. For instance, there was very little toilet paper. Also, the rooms open onto the outside, and the hotel is right by a major road, so it is noisy.

Posted by on Jan 29, 2011

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1 out of 5

Cockroaches and no room cleaning

The first night we had cockroaches. I called Travel Website and they were not at all helpful except to call the manger of the hotel. They would not help us find a different hotel and give us a refund for the one we had booked through them The hotel sprayed the next day and no more were seen. The last evening we returned - sheets and blankets on the floor, luggage moved around, bathroom was not cleaned and trash not emptied. They offered to let us move to another room but we would have had to move ourselves. There was nobody on duty that knew how to make a bed (!) so we were given sheets and towels and had to do it ourselves. I called Travel website and they called the manager. We were given only a 50% discount on the last night. Shame on both Travel website and the hotel for this terrible customer service. You have lost my business for ever.

Posted by on Sep 27, 2010

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1 out of 5

They overbooked and sent me to bed bugs

I arrived and asked to check in at about 10:45 pm only to be told that they had overbooked. I had booked a non smoking, two bed room about a month earlier but was instead told that my reservation had been moved to the Motel 6 down the street. When I asked if that would be cheaper I was told that it was the same price. Motel 6 = Howard Johnson? So reluctantly I went to the Motel 6. The staff at the desk seemed confused as to why I was there but eventually gave me the only room they had. I walk up to the room to see that it was a one bed, smoking room. Cigarette butts still on the ground, a missing chain lock for the door and a toilet that leaked out of the bottom. To top it all off, when I pulled the covers back to hit the hay, there were bed bugs! I got out of there immediately and was directed back to the Howard Johnson by the Motel 6 staff. I returned and was told that I would need to call travel website to ensure that I received a refund. While I realize that I did not stay in the Howard Johnson but they should not have sent me to such a horrible room which had none of what I wanted!

Posted by on Sep 26, 2010

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1 out of 5

overcharged - their mistake

I was overcharged by $1*. When I returned home, checked my credit card charges online and found this discrepancy, I called the hotel on Thursday, 9/23/10. Even though I had my confirmation number and receipt in hand, I was told that only the manager could help me and that he would not be available until Monday, 9/27. I am very dissatisfied with this situation. Also, the electrical outlet which had the coffee machine and the hair dryer power cords stapled beside it did not work. Other electrical outlets in the room did work, but, again, the power cords were stapled to the wall and would not reach another outlet.

Posted by on Sep 23, 2010

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5 out of 5

Howard Johnson Express

We enjoyed our stay at the Howard Johnson Express in Washington D.C. The room was clean and staff were all very nice and friendly.Just wish it hadn't been so far from everything.,other wise it was excellent.We were there for five days and four nights'

Posted by on Aug 30, 2010

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About the Red Carpet Inn Washington DC

Location 600 New York Ave Ne, Washington, DC 20002

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. The business-friendly Red Carpet Inn Washington DC also features coffee/tea in a common area, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a front desk safe. Free self parking is available.

  • 53 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Continental breakfast (free)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Train station: Washington Union Station (3 km / 1.8 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Red Carpet Inn Washington DC offers 53 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and coffee/tea makers. Televisions come with premium cable channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Weekday newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

Guests are served free continental breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 7 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 10.00 per accommodation, per night

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Pet fee: USD 10.00 per accommodation, per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Howard Johnson Wyndham Washington DC Motel
  • Howard Johnson Washington DC
  • Howard Johnson Express Inn - Washington Hotel Washington Dc
  • Howard Johnson Wyndham Washington DC
  • Red Carpet Inn Washington DC Motel
  • Red Carpet Inn Washington DC Washington
  • Howard Johnson by Wyndham Washington DC
  • Red Carpet Inn Washington DC Motel Washington
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.