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Downtown washington DC Hotel with EV Charging? Or charging options?

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by carrerascott, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Wife is thinking of going up to DC soon and wants to take the Tesla. She'll be staying downtown near Verizon center -- are there any hotels downtown with EV charging? Or does the DC Showroom have any fast charging options?

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  2. Objective1

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    I happened to be wasting time this morning, and have an answer for you.

    On the Tesla Motors forum, tes-s posted this information in http://www.teslamotors.com/forum/forums/check-forums-multiple-times-daily-possible-east-coast-supercharger-updates:

    "Stayed in DC for two days, and got a full standard charge (235) at my hotel from a NEMA 14-50. It was the Hyatt Capital Hill. No "additional" cost for charging, but parking aint cheap. Valet said they put it in because a customer with a roadster used to use it often."
     
  3. JST

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    I've seen customer cars charging at the DC Tesla store, too, and that is very close to where you are going to be staying if you are near the Verizon center--easily walkable.
     
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    Thanks all. She contacted tesla in dc and should be able to charge Sunday afternoon on a hpwc. She's staying at a Kimpton and they charge 1/2 price parking for electric or hybrid cars.
     
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    Nice. Good to know about that.
     
  6. ChrisC

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    I stayed in that hotel the night I picked up my Chevy Volt ( http://www.FirstVoltInGeorgia.com ) in December 2010, and have pictures of it next to that Roadster. That was the local Tesla sales guy's Roadster -- he kept it in that garage, and drove it out to prospective customers. So the valets were not as impressed with my early Volt as I thought they would be :)
     
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    I was gonna say, Kimpton does a good deal for EVs. I stay in Alexandria VA Kimpton often (The Lorien) and they have complimentary EV charging (2 chargers in their garage) along with 1/2 price valet parking. You might double check with your Kimpton or the other 2 or 3 around the city, they might have chargers there as it seems an EV friendly chain.
     
  8. Sujeevan

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    Hi Guys, this is a pretty urgent request..... can anyone let me know where I could buy

    J1772 to 62196-2 32A Electric Vehicle Charging Plugs / Cable in washington DC area... so my friend over there can bring it me ( im Sri Lanka) .

     
  9. TexasEV

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    You can filter for "hotels only" in Plugshare either by going to plugshare.com using the browser in the car, our the emulation of it at tesla.plugshare.com.
     
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    Kimpton George Hotel (15 E Street N.W.): representative just told me they have valet (no self-park option) and Tesla chargers for valet to plug into. Website says "$47 + tax for valet overnight, $10 discount for eco-friendly hybrid." Rep told me it's 10% off, not $10. If it's the same Kimpton as noted above, looks like it used to be 50% off.

    Frequently Asked Questions | Kimpton George Hotel in DC
     
  11. rjcbox

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    After reviewing options, don't think it's necessary to have a hotel w/ charging. Tesla superchargers are close by, on the way into D.C. to fill up and likely would still have 200 mile range but the time I reach hotel. I'm more interested in self-park option vs valet
     
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    #13 dhrivnak, Feb 17, 2017
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    The main train station (Union Station) parking lot has a few EV charging stations as well
     
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    Can zoom into location on the 17 inch touchscreen and see several destination charging points
     

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