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William Penn House

People are nice there due to their religious background which, as a Chinese, I do not fully understand. Plus, the location is very near to the Capitol Hill. One can just take a couple of minutes to walk from the hotel to the Capitol Hill. But if you want to have fun in that hotel, don't go there.

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Towels Included

Communications

  • Card Phones

Entertainment

  • Board Games

In Room Facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

Parking

  • Bicycle Parking

About William Penn House

William Penn House is a Quaker (Religious Society of Friends) hospitality and seminar center on Capitol Hill. The House is an historic row house in a residential setting.

We are five blocks from the US Capitol, and within walking distance of the museums and monuments. We have 30 beds in shared accommodations with 5 bathrooms and 7 showers. We provide a simple breakfast. The house is non-smoking and alcohol and drug free. We have quiet hours from 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM.

We often host peace and social justice advocates and like minded visitors to the nation's Capitol. We welcome Friends, families, groups, gays and lesbians and visitors of all ages. However, the house is not handicap accessible.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

We accept MC, VISA and cash.

Taxes are included in the price.

PLEASE NOTE LATEST CHECK-IN IS 9PM. Special arrangements must be made in advance for late arrivals with an additional $10 charge per guest. We do not take late check-ins after midnight.

* We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your reservation less than 24 hours in advance, we will charge you for the first night of your stay.

* We do not take phone messages for guests. We have a guest phone in the dining room.

* We provide wireless internet (for a one time $5 fee) and a computer kiosk (for free).

* Check out is at 10 a.m., although we can hold your luggage for a later departure.

* No alcohol or smoking in the house.

* We do not provide parking and parking in our neighborhood is very restricted. Please ask about options for where you can park if you plan on bringing a car.

Important Information

Conditions

PLEASE NOTE LATEST CHECK-IN IS 9PM.

* You must check in before 9 p.m. Our staff go off duty at 9 pm. Special arrangements must be made in advance for late arrivals for a $10 charge per guest. We do not take late check-ins after midnight.

* We have a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your reservation less than 24 hours in advance, we will charge you for the first night of your stay.

* We do not take phone messages for guests, but we do have a guest phone in the dining room.

* Check out is at 10 am, although we can hold your luggage for a later departure.

* No alcohol or smoking in the house.

* We do not provide parking and parking in our neighborhood is very restricted. Please ask about options for where you can park if you plan on bringing a car.

* We provide wireless internet (for a one time $5 fee) and a computer kiosk (for free).

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515 East Capitol St SE

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Guest Reviews

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Checked in up graded to a private room paid for the night went sight seeing got back to find they had given the room to someone else and ended up on a bed in the conference room but still had to pay for private room only good thing it was only five minute walk to the capital building.

Overall
2
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
2
Facilities
2
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Very nice!

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

People are nice there due to their religious background which, as a Chinese, I do not fully understand. Plus, the location is very near to the Capitol Hill. One can just take a couple of minutes to walk from the hotel to the Capitol Hill. But if you want to have fun in that hotel, don't go there.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 82% for this property is based on ratings provided by 48 guests.

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