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1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (Upper Northwest)
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Swann House
Ranked #8 of 49 Washington DC B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Weatherford, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful antique luxury. Short walk two blocks to a little liquor shop "Rosebud" with surprisingly fabulous and affordable wine selection...brought back for wine by the private pool garden with friends. Lovely wine glasses and ice bucket and cheese board provided by Swann. Quiet, charming neighborhood. Perfect welcome night before drugging off to the conference hotel.

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New York City, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a romantic bed and breakfast. It's located perfectly near Dupont Circle but in the quieter stretch of the neighborhood. My husband and I have stayed here several times over the years and always loved our stays. The rooms are incredible. We love the Il Duomo room and the Regent Room. We also love the little pool outside... More

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I booked a couple of nights here as a kid-free getaway. We stayed in the Milano room, which was quite romantic. Nice sized room, queen sized bed and 2 person air tub. Only minor issues were the bed was uncomfortable (lumpy? not sure how to describe it) and the parking (which you need to reserve) was not at... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best bed & breakfast establishment we've stayed in over our twelve weeks visiting the USA. From first contact, we knew Swann House would be special. We arrived late, to find our key with a welcoming note, and the room's lights on with soft music playing. Moreover on departure, we were presented with a delightful picnic for our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there for an interview and really enjoyed staying at the Swann House. The room was comfortable, the staff was friendly and helpful, and the pool was pleasant to cool off in during the heat. I also liked the location because I could park my car in the driveway and walk to anything I needed.

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Miami, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We absolutely loved our stay at the Swann House! Great welcoming, excellent location, delicious breakfast and treats, helpful, kind and making you feel right at home!!! Our 2 kids (ages 12 and 15) loved the place and the pool as well. Definitely we will be back!! We are an international family , the Swann House is a very special place...on... More

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Berwyn, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you are narrowing your search and cannot decide where to stay, this is your answer. Friendly and welcoming? Yes. Comfortable beds? Yes. Excellent location? Yes. Plus, amazing neighborhood along with fantastic restaurants all within a quick walk. Cannot say enough wonderful things about Swann House. Thank you Isabel and Nicole!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We recently stayed at the Swann House, and loved the experience. Of the three rooms we stayed in, each was great and had a very different character. Having the opportunity to not stay in only one room worked out very well as it gave us a chance to become better acquainted with all the house has to offer. And the... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

we nights at this b&b. extremely well situated to everything around dupont circle, the phillips collection, kramer book store, etc.,. all very clean and the staff was extremely generous with their time and suggestions. isabel also speaks french and is charming. we stayed in the basement room. it was large, well appointed, luxurious shower (no bath) with outside light coming... More

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College Station, Texas
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My husband and I just returned from a trip to Washington D.C. and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at The Swann House. It is an elegant B&B, built in the 1800s, with wood floors, heirloom rugs and crystal chandeliers. Each room is unique with lovely antique furnishings. It is located close to Dupont Circle and within walking distance to many... More

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Address: 1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Swann House Hotel Washington Dc

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