The hotel is located downtown on Thomas Circle and is five blocks from the White House and Washington Convention Centre. The major museums, monuments, and attractions are nearby. A short walk will take you to the closest Metro Station, McPherson Square. The hotel is 8 kilometres from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Union Station is 3 kilometres away. Guest rooms are medium-sized and spacious. Main decor colours are green, blue, and light brown. The hotel has a bright and airy restaurant overlooking the outdoor pool (open seasonally) and lobby lounge.
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel is a modern-looking, multi-storey hotel built in 1962. The lobby is medium in size with a comfortable sitting area, opposite the front desk. The hotel features 340 spacious guest rooms, including 15 junior suites, wireless high-speed Internet access in all areas of the hotel, an outdoor pool (open seasonally), which is nicely landscaped, and unusual in this city setting, complimentary use of the hotel fitness centre, and valet or self-parking in the covered, indoor garage. (01/08:JB).