Frequently Asked Questions About Our Washington DC Hotel
How Do I Get To The River Inn?

You’ll find us at 924 25th St. NW. Set in the picturesque Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington DC near Georgetown. The River Inn is a 5-minute walk from the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station. We are easily accessible from all of Washington DC’s major transit sites.  

Union Station is 6 stops on the Metro or a twenty-minute taxi ride away.

Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) is 5 stops on the Metro or a fifteen-minute taxi ride.

Dulles Airport (IAD) is a 45-minute Metro ride or a 60-minute taxi ride away.  

Baltimore / Washington International Airport (BWI) is a 60-minute taxi.

What Is The Best Airport for The River Inn?

Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) is the closest to the River Inn. We are just a short Metro ride or 15-minute taxi ride away. We are within an hour’s transit of all of Washington’s airports.

How Close Is The River Inn to Washington DC’s Universities?

George Washington University – 5 min. walking distance

Georgetown University – 20 min. walking distance or 10 min. drive

American University – 20 min. Drive

Howard University – 25 min. Drive

Catholic University – 30 min. Drive

How Close is The River Inn To A DC Metro Station?

The River Inn is a 5-minute walk from the Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro Station. Located on the George Washington University campus, this station sits under the George Washington University Hospital and serves the Blue, Silver, and Orange lines.  

Can I Park My Vehicle At The River Inn?

Guests staying at our Washington DC hotel can enjoy the convenience of valet parking for just $55/day inclusive of tax. If you are planning to stay for three or more nights, ask our team about our Parking Staycation Package and parking could be free.

What Are The Closest Washington DC Attractions To The River Inn?

The River Inn is ideally located for all the top attractions in Washington DC including the National Mall, White House, Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Smithsonian Museums, Kennedy Center, and FDR Memorial. We are also the perfect place to stay for George Washington University and Hospital campuses. 

What are the Check-in/Check-out Times  At The River Inn? 

Our 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.

Does The River Inn Have Accessible Rooms and Suites?

Yes. The River Inn offers accessible rooms with amenities and features including fire/smoke detectors, lowered light switches, tubs with accessible hand bars, shower chairs, and more.

How Many Guests Is The Maximum For River Inn Rooms & Suites?

We have some of the most spacious rooms and suites in Washington DC. Our Studio Queen rooms and King Suites comfortably sleep 4 while the Double Suites have a maximum occupancy of 6. There’s plenty of space to unwind during your stay.

Can The River Inn Hold Luggage Before Check-in and After Check-out?

Yes, we will hold your luggage in a secure location and provide you with a tag to pick it up once you’ve explored Georgetown and Washington DC. It’s all part of our personalized service. 

Can I Have Packages Delivered To The River Inn?

Yes. It is easy but please ensure that your sender labels the package correctly with the same name as your hotel reservation. See the example below. 

ATTN: Guest (First Name, Last Name)

The River Inn

924 25th Street NW,

Washington, DC 20037

For more information, please feel free to get in touch with our friendly staff.

Does The River Inn Provide Cribs For Little Guests?

Yes. We love little ones and cribs are available upon request. With spacious accommodations, thoughtful features and a convenient Washington DC location near Georgetown, The River Inn is ideal for families.

Is the River Inn Pet-Friendly?

Yes, your four-legged companions are welcome. The River Inn is also close to Washington DC’s dog-friendly paths and parks. Check out our pet’s page for more information.

Are any additional fees charged to your Credit Card at the River Inn?

At The River Inn, we authorize your Credit Card for room and tax (15.95%), plus $75 per room for incidentals. If you don’t purchase anything to max out on your relaxation, this incidental authorization will be returned at check-out. If you have any questions, please get in touch with the friendly staff.

Can I Pay in Cash To Stay In The River Inn?

We are a cashless hotel. The River Inn requires an EMV (chip and pin) credit card with matching photo ID at check-in. EMV debit cards are also accepted, but note that an authorization hold will be placed on the card greater than the estimated total of the stay.

How Old Do You Have To Be To Check-In At The River Inn?

21 Years Old

Who Can I Talk To With An Enquiry Or About Problems With Online Booking? 

If you have a specific question or you’re struggling with online booking for any reason, phone us on (202) 337-600 or email us directly at  [email protected]. The River Inn is particularly delighted to help guests who are vision-impaired or have any other impairment covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, with potential difficulties related to using this website.

Does The River Inn Offer Document Printing Services?

Yes, we can! It is straightforward too. Just email your documents and any specific instructions to [email protected], and we’ll happily print them for you.

Does The River Inn Have Meeting Rooms and Event Spaces?

Yes. The River Inn is home to a beautifully equipped meeting room and event space. Large windows, natural light, and bright contemporary decor make the Columbia Suite ideal for formal meetings and corporate celebrations alike. It presents a valuable opportunity for coworkers, their guests, and customers to take a break from the bustle of Washington DC life. Our Columbia Suite is equipped with everything you need for an inspiring business meeting or event.



Does The River Inn Have Complimentary Wi-fi?

Yes. Wi-fi is free for all our guests to use throughout the River Inn.