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The section of Massachusetts Avenue with many embassies and the house of the Vice President located on one end.
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Reviewed 7 September 2019

Stacy Wynter was so amazing she went up and beyond, i love the hotel and the staff. Everyone is so helpful and cheerful.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank melissa5912
Reviewed 27 August 2019

Came here for a pool day for my friends birthday. If you want to experience the pool/roof and don't have a room, you can pay a fee ($25) and just enjoy the rooftop vibes. Fri-Sun they have an attendant so you can get drinks and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank cierra r
Reviewed 7 August 2019

We loved our stay here. The staff, from the bar staff to the doormen to the front desk are all very kind and friendly. It’s easy to feel very comfortable here. I want to give a special thanks to Chester, who brought all our belongings...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Kra1999
Reviewed 4 August 2019

About a mile and a half of upper Massachusetts Avenue Northwest is lined with some beautiful embassy buildings. Best seen on foot in good weather. There are a few embassies that are architecturally significant while others are more classical (Beaux Arts) in style. Definitely worth...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

Due to the heat we drove by embassy row carefully appreciating every single home. It is definately one of the prettiest places around town. Maybe under better weather we couldve walked around, but at 95 degrees, that was not an option. Will most definately try...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lia H
Reviewed 14 May 2019

So this is not just one, day, but over each weekend in May, different groups of Embassies open their doors, offer food and drink, demonstrate dancing, and play music. Each Embassy will offer something different and so it depends what countries interest you. Having gone...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank mypoisontree
Reviewed 1 April 2019

WE REALLY ENJOYED walking and driving through this majestic neighborhood with the embassies from many countries and gorgeous private homes of various architectural styles. Spring is in bloom in DC and the cherry blossoms were gorgeous. Other flowering trees and shrubs are showing their spring...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

We walked almost 5 miles looking at the different embassies. The architecture is amazing. The neighborhoods are safe and easy to navigate. A definite DC must do!! The benefits are it’s free and you get plenty of exercise!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank FloridaLife87
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Today we explored the surrounding residential area; to see how the ‘diplomatic corp live’ so to speak. So, we headed off (walked) to DuPont Circle which is the start of ‘Embassy Row’. Pretty quiet on the streets being Sunday morning but came across the local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank normanp311
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

You probably won't get into the many embassies in the area (and would you want to?), but you can easily see the, from the street or sidewalk and then eat at one of the nearby restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2018
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apatriot73
2 July 2018|
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Response from ben777cunningham | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Some of the embassies have open house days where you can tour and take a look inside, though I don’t recommend ringing the bell and asking to look, some of the embassies are very high security and I think that would... More
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commandingofficer
14 August 2015|
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Response from 66cathyh | Reviewed this property |
The best way to see the Embassies is on foot during one of the first two weekends in May every year. These are the Embassy Row Open House weekends. In additiony the entire month of May has special world culture events and... More
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