Washington, D.C. Journals

Weekend in DC

A May 2010 trip to Washington, D.C. by ben.hewitt

Quote: Our trip to DC to meet up with my father.


Restaurant | "Outstanding"

We ate dinner here on a Saturday evening. It was recommended to us by somebody that we met in DC and what a recommendation. We never made a reservation as we just wanted to take a stroll and see what we came across, when we saw TenPenh we decided to give it a go. There was no wait however the restaurant was busy. A great atmosphere and the staff were amazing. The food was out of this world good and I would highly recommend the lobster and the spinach as a side. Also sample the appetizers as they were all fantastic. It was pricey but well worth it for the quality of food, service and atmosphere.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on July 5, 2010

1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
(202) 393-4500

Hyatt Regency Washington

Hotel | "Could Be a Really Nice Hotel!"

This hotel is nice, the exterior is nothing special however the inside is a different story. The lobby of this hotel is incredible, a glass roof angled at 45* illuminates the bar, restaurant, check in desks and elevators which are all modern and great looking. Check in was smooth with minimal wait time, friendly staff, and quick service. The layout of the hotel is a little confusing as certain room numbers have to use one block of elevators whilst others use the main elevators. Once we found our room we were very impressed, the usual Hyatt bed which is extremely comfortable, nice furnishings and marble bathroom. My wife loved the products in the bathroom too. The public areas in the hotel were okay, a...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on July 5, 2010

Hyatt Regency Washington
400 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, D.C., United States 20001
(202) 737-1234