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Swann House

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16/05/2017 17/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Our room the Lighthouse room was quirky being round, not very big but very pretty and sunny. The devote was all in keeping and even the alarm noise of the sea and seagulls a little surprise in the morning. As for breakfast- wow a culinary delight every day. Couldn't wait to find out what was in store as I walked...

1Thank D P
Hilton Head
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Elegant turn of the century home makes a wonderful place to stay in the city and close to the DuPont Circle. Beautiful rooms! Lovely hostess, Rita, to help guest. Delicious breakfast is served in a lovely room. We will be back.

Thank Betsy C
Just outside of Pittsburgh,PA in Ohio
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Swann house is a wonderfully elegant place to stay. The rooms are beautifully decorated and are rich with history. The Jennifer Green Room is the nicest in our opinion with a large balcony overlooking the pool and courtyard. The breakfast was delicious with fresh fruit, French toast one day and a ham crusted quiche the next morning. The staff...

Thank onthepond
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

After this trip I've committed to doing this more often. Thanks again to Swan House B&B in DC! what a pleasant stay. the Swan house is always a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city! The pool is fantastic this time of year and there is always an eclectic group of visitors from around the world. Most people in...

Swann H, General Manager at Swann House, responded to this review

Thank you dear Guest for such a terrific review. It is always a pleasure to host a guest like you who is so appreciative of the beauty of our mansion and of our pool, so unique in the middle of DC! Isabelle

Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2016

My husband and adult daughter stayed in the Serengetti Suite which is in the basement of the hotel and has it's own private entrance. The website photos really do not do justice to this suite - it is very luxurious and extremely comfortable. Being in a basement meant that it was very quiet and the air con worked well. The...

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I could not have been more delighted with the accommodations we received at the Swann House. Perfect for a weekend trip with my 15-year-old son who had never experienced Washington D.C. After a delicious breakfast we walked everywhere to see the sights and, when the temperature and humidity soared, we rented bikes or hopped on the metro back to a...

Thank Rachel S
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very nice place. Wonderful breakfast. Accommodating and welcoming staff. We were visiting our son, who lives nearby, and they invited him to join us for breakfast, which was so nice. Great stay, will be back.

Thank rpscuba
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My wife and I were looking to try a B&B in the DC area and found this gem in the Dupont Circle region. We initially booked 1 night with plans to head to the eastern coast, but enjoyed the house/staff so much that we stayed for 5 days! European flair with careful attention to detail. Each morning the breakfast was...

Thank Robert P
Scottsdale, Arizona
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Swann House is a beautiful historic home in a great location. We stayed in the Blue Sky suite with our 10 yr old granddaughter for 5 days. The staff was very friendly, helpful and catered to our granddaughter's food preferences. We loved their breakfasts, the very private pool, and separate small room for our granddaughter! They made us feel like...

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great location (to Metro) of the Swann House along with on-site free parking are both important features for a no-hassle Washington DC visit. To our delight, the owner and the staff at Swann House are all so hospitable and friendly! The breakfasts are delicious, offering both continental as well as a daily cooked dish. Sherry is also available in the...

Thank Margaret S
Swann H, General Manager at Swann House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your great review. However, please, note that our on-site parking is an additional $24 plus tax. Kind regards, Isabelle

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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Circa 1883 mansion in the historic Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swann House

Address: 1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Price Range: €243 - €401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Swann House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“The third floor requires that you haul your luggage up the stairs. If this presents a problem for you, ask for a lower level room.”
mollyk418, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I recommend booking The Lighthouse Suite!”
74colint, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Jennifer Green Room was great, especially if you are traveling alone.”
traveler2424_2424, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We loved room 112-it has a balcony with a table and chairs to enjoy your morning coffee!”
103sherylr, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We loved our stay in the Light House Room. Round room with lots of windows! Sunlight galore during the day.”
755danielg, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
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