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Swann House

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1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Baltimore, Maryland
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Swann House has been consistently well reviewed on Trip Advisor and so we trusted that it would be a nice mini-vacation in DC. We intentionally booked the Shanghai'daway room because it said that it was quieter and not as sunny in the morning. Little did we know that that meant we were in the basement. Not only was the room... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isabel made us feel extraordinarily welcome. We had booked for four nights in the Serengheti suite, as it was myself and a friend and we required two separate bedrooms. The room was unavailable due to some flooding, so we were upgraded to the beautiful regent room. We then had a night in the Serengheti Suite before being upgraded again to... More 

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Swann House on the 4th of July. It is a wonderful alternative among the many lodgings in DC; very convenient and just a few leisurely blocks to walk from Metro. This was our second stay this year, and we enjoyed this visit even more than the first. The first time, we stayed in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my wife and I LOVED this place! we had the room with the separate entrance. it had a very cool alcove and bathroom and a great bed. amazing touches. they accidentally did not reserve parking for us and went out of their way to arrange alternate parking for us free of charge. the pool is a refreshing treat. breakfast is... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful bed and breakfast in the best location in DC. Very comfortable, beautifully decorated, very helpful and welcoming staff. I will definitely come again fort my next business trip! I love this place and will recommend to anybody that want to find a special place with a character in DC.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This Swann House is a gem in the city! At Check in I was given a tour of this lovely bed and breakfast. There was a wine, hummus and chips complementary to take the edge of hunger off as I arrived. After a quick change I took a dip in the beautiful private pool located in the rear of the... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our family stayed at the Swann House for 8 nights and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Everyone went out of their way to make us feel comfortable and welcome. Special thanks to all the ladies that run a very wonderful breakfast. Rita and Isabelle were so sweet and helpful. They made our visit to DC even more special. The bonus is... More 

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Beautiful B&B, nicely located near Dupont Circle, gorgeous rooms. Be aware there is no elevator so you'll need to lug your bags up a few flights of stairs. Could use more comfortable chairs- the ones in my room looked nice but cushions were shot. Room was cold in the morning and thermostat is in the hall and locked. Breakfast is... More 

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Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We stayed for a long weekend in mid-March, it was still cold but we had a great time. We stayed in the Serengeti Suite which has a living room, two bedrooms and a bath. The delightful, understated décor matched the suite name. The suite is located in the back, you go in from a side entrance on street level. We... More 

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Cleveland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

gorgeous, stately home in close walking distance to Dupont Circle. However there was no hot water and the 3rd floor room was very cold (with no independent thermostat). It was disappointing to learn that management knew of the water issue and had not corrected it. Cold showers in a cold room are not what we anticipated. The room itself was... More 

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