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Akwaaba DC

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I loved the house, our room, the food and Nani. We even met the lovely owner as we were loading our car to leave for home. We've been to a handful of B&Bs (2 in D.C.) over the last year and this is definitely one of the top B&Bs. Stay here you won't regret it.

1Thank CCapito0118
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Despite the bad weather slowing our arrival, Kim saw to it that we were made warm and comfortable right away. The remainder of our stay only got better. The staff, including Kim, Nani and Myra, made our time there memorable. Thanks!

1Thank DrMichelle2015
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Inn Keepers Kim, and Nani, and House Keeper Myra, provided the most excellent service I have ever had at any B & B. Breakfast was outstanding. It was served beautifully and tasted amazing. My room was huge...the size of a small apartment. I slept very well in the queen size bed. When I needed directions, Nani provided them for me,...

1Thank Michelle M
Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My sister, mom and I make it a point to spend a full weekend together at least one time per year. This year was extra special because I had my own daughter late 2016. The 4 of us stayed at Akwaaba DC the weekend of February 17, 2017 and had a fabulous time! The Poetry room was amazing (if you...

1Thank Latoya A
Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Perfect location, excellent accommodations. The property is a huge size, we stayed in the Langston Hughes room which had enormous room, king bed and a independent balcony. The entire B&B is decorated wonderfully and nostalgic. The hosts were magnificent as were the breakfast meals. And you're in walking distance from not only everything in Dupont Circle but Georgetown as well...

1Thank Kirreck
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a charming house nestled in a great DC neighborhood. It is surrounded by restaurants, just a quick walk to the train and a number of interesting attractions. Breakfasts were delicious and the innkeeper an excellent hostess.

1Thank Thomas H
New Mexico
Reviewed 16 February 2017

My friend and I spent five fantastic nights in the Zora Neale Hurston room. If we hadn't had a conference to attend and a beautiful, historic city to explore, we would have been content to stay in and around the hotel. The accommodations were luxurious, comfortable, and quiet. The room was huge and beautifully appointed. I've stayed in some great...

1Thank Marisa C
Merced, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I came to DC for a conference and stayed at the Awkwaaba at the recommendation of a friend. I admit, at first, I was hesitant. This place was a bit of a walk from the convention center, and I usually like to be very close by, but this place was well worth the walk! Here are the reasons why I...

4Thank SammIAm3
New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 February 2017

My sister and I spent 4 fabulous days here in November. Visiting DC to celebrate my birthday and visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture. This lovely bed and breakfast is centrally located, just two blocks from bus that runs frequently and terminates right by the Mall or a twenty minute walk from the Metro. Our accommodations...

2Thank tcallender2017
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I was hesitant about booking a B&B for my mother, a friend, and myself. But after our experience at Akwaaba, If every B&B was like Akwaaba, I'd only stay in B&B's! All three in our party loved our stay. We felt welcome and more comfortable than we would have in a hotel. Akwaaba's awesome innkeeper Nani, went out of her...

2Thank Mary_A193

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akwaaba DC is located in Dupont Circle at the heart of the Nation's Capitol. This 1890's historic townhouse is within walking distance of the White House, and the many fine restaurants, and shops of Dupont Circle. Access to the Smithsonian and National Monuments is a short ride on the Metro just 4 blocks (less than a 10 minute walk). Choose from 7 guest rooms, each with private bath or an apartment with accommodations for 6. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akwaaba DC

Address: 1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3104
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: €158 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
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“This is a very "vertical" inn. The Poetry Room on the 4th floor is lovely but you have to be able to make the climb!”
261Wanderlust, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that this is an old building and there is no elevator.”
c00kie2017, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Contact the innkeeper or booking agent to discuss which room would fit your needs.”
dlrsclay60, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms nice, but four floors and no elevator, if you have issues with stairs.”
garnettl2015, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If climbing stairs is a problem, don't book rooms on the upper floors!”
DrMichelle2015, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
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