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Reviewed 27 May 2016

Booked last minute for a conference held at the Washington Hilton. Wasn't sure what to expect, but was happy with my choice. Just 2-3 minute walk to the Hilton, the American Guest House had everything that I required. Fast, free wifi in the room was a bonus. Really enjoyed the wonderful breakfasts by Kevin!

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying at our Washington DC bed and breakfast. We appreciate your business. Our close proximity to the Washington DC Hilton makes it easy for guests to go to their conference, then relax at home with us. Plus our fast wifi and Chef Kevin are an added bonus, as you've experienced. Come again soon!

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Being a single traveller I was drawn to the more personal guesthouse experience and American Guesthouse delivered all I expected and more. My room was comfortable and had the quietest ceiling fan I have ever had, allowing a nice air flow but nothing to keep me awake. The property was quiet at night allowing a great sleep in the comfy...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. We're always glad when our guests have a great stay with us. For future reference, we also provide central air conditioning.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I wasn't sure what to expect when I booked relatively last minute at the American Guest House B&B. But, from the booking, I received informative emails with all the details I needed to navigate successfully to my stay. I was greeted warmly when I arrived, given a tour--including of the particulars in my room, asked about breakfast in the morning...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you had a wonderful stay and that you felt right at home. If you are to return, we will be happy to continue the to-go breakfast service for any of your early mornings!

Reviewed 18 May 2016

Although the rooms are not the largest, they and the entire property are very clean. Great staff, especially the breakfast cook, Kevin. Located next to Hilton, very convenient to Connecticut Ave and Dupont Circle and an easy walk to Adams Morgan, areas with good restaurants.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We are glad to hear you enjoyed the area! If you are to visit us again, give our reservation line a ring, we can help you pick out the room that best fits your needs.

Waverly, Virginia
Reviewed 10 May 2016

A wonderful home away from home in a beautiful section of Washington, DC. I stayed here while attending a conference at the Washington Hilton and it was lovely to have a quiet retreat. Breakfast each morning was delicious! I'm looking for an excuse to go back to DC so I can stay here again!

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We can't wait to see you again! Check out our blog posts that are posted to our website each week, there are plenty of reasons for a repeat visit.

Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I stayed at The American Guest House from 4-10-16 to 4-15-16. My room was beautiful, clean and comfortable. The full breakfast is amazing! Every breakfast was a new and delicious experience. Hats off to the chef. Everyone on the staff was friendly, and helpful. As a first time visitor to DC I had a lot of questions about what to...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We love when first time D.C. visitors come to town, there are so many new and exciting things to recommend. Looking forward to your next stay!

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff and a great location. The property is great for walking and viewing the historic neighbourhoods of DuPont Circle and Georgetown. Excellent breakfasts with opportunity to meet other guests. Very comfortable beds, with all the necessary fixtures. No lifts so be prepared to carry bags up the stairs.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Owner at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5-star review, it means so much to us and thank you for having chosen us as your home base while visiting the nation's capital. We are always happy to help you carry your luggage, it is part of the services we offer our guests. If the innkeeper forgets to offer help, please let him/her...

Reviewed 1 May 2016

On a bus line that gets you close to the sights of downtown, or about a 3 mile walk downhill to the monuments, etc., (take the bus back up) American Guest House in DC was a mostly quiet place to stay. Friendly staff, good breakfast (each day was different), on a main street so some traffic noise at night. No...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, it is greatly appreciated. I am so sorry this guest didn't realize that we have central Air Conditioning, as well as a ceiling fan. I think the issue may have been that it has been cold and rainy in DC for the last couple of weeks, therefore the AC may have been idle...

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent location near Dupont Circle, and a beautiful building. The room was very comfortable and very clean. Great breakfast, everything was delicious and home-made. The staff was very friendly and helpful, Meg and Kevin overall. We had a lot of fun at the breakfast table with the other guests, shearing our experiences. Definitly we would return.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Owner at American Guest House, responded to this review

We work very hard making sure our B&B is ready for our wonderful guests because we care and we want our guests to return time and time again. It is extremely gratifying and appreciated when a guest takes time off their busy schedule to write a stellar review. Thank you so much! Looking forward to your return.

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Stayed here a couple of nights. Good location, room comfortable and the house is decorated in a really interesting, old school way. Bed was super comfy and everything worked well. I didn't have breakfast. I felt a little out of place here and it was expensive but it did the job. Some staff friendlier then others and I felt like...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Guest Relations Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the review, greatly appreciated! Our clientele is normally made up of business people and convention attendees, therefore lots of solo travelers, and the age group varies greatly. It all depends on what conventions are going on in our area at the time of your visit. Hopefully next time you will have a chance to enjoy...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
American Guest House is a well appointed 12 bedroom with en suite bathrooms Washington DC Bed and Breakfast located in a historic 1893 Venetian Gothic building near the Washington Hilton Hotel. Within 10 minutes walk to Dupont Circle Metro, and within a 10 to 15-minute walk to Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham Hotels, well known DC Convention Hotels. We are located near Dupont Circle in the historic Kalorama neighborhood, now neighbors with Trump. This DC Bed and breakfast is located near about 1 mile to White House (about 25 minutes by foot), about 1 mile from the National Zoo and 2 miles from the Smithsonian Museums and Monuments. Our neighborhood is a trendy, upscale, safe and beautiful DC area in the heart of the city. Great area to stroll around and enjoy the beautiful old mansions. Within walking distance, you'll find several of Washington DC's best restaurants, as well as the Phillips Art Gallery, Embassy Row, specialty shops, and even Rock Creek Park with its beautiful cycling and hiking trails. Culture is plentiful in DC with its majestic theaters, shows, ethnically diverse dining options, and beuatiful monuments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Guest House

Address: 2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1310
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Adams Morgan , Dupont Circle
Price Range: €222 - €543 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — American Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“There are rooms for single and double occupancy. All are lovely.”
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“If you are over 60 and/or have a bad back, try getting a lower floor so you don't hurt yourself struggling with luggage on the stairs”
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“No elevator and rooms were in 2nd and 3rd floor so keep that in mind.”
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