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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
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Beaverton, Oregon
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the location, but breakfasts were below average, and beds were needing replacement (2 rooms). One room had electrical issues and an opening to the outside that was not sealed. Possibly a critter and fire hazard. Updates are needed in electrical and plumbing. Staff delightful.

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Fredericton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Swann House Inn is very much a historic bed & breakfast and my three night stay in the Mary Rose room reflected the ambience of the home & its origins (including a stunning porcelain sink from the late 19th century in my bathroom). The staff is very friendly and helpful--especially the manager, Isabelle, and I was given excellent information... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located near DuPont Circle, The Swann House is perfect for any visit to DC. The rooms and amenities are all recently refeshed and updated, with just the right blend of modern convenience and relaxing comfort. The staff made us feel like life long friends the from the moment we arrived until our reluctant departure. We walked to the sightseeing spots... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived late after Sunday traffic coming up from the south. However the hotel had realised this and already texed us with details of how to get entry before we made the call so the pressure was off. We used the parking bay for one night and took our hire car back in the morning. It was nice to arrive... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

The staff at this bed and breakfast really make the stay enjoyable. Breakfasts were great and so were the afternoon treats. The B&B is well situated in Dupont Circle. It's near great places to eat and a 10 minute walk to the Metro. We would go back!

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I only had a brief stay at the Swann House, but we stayed in the Ill Duomo. It was the most awesome room, especially the bathroom (the tub had the coolest features) . The bed was comfortable. The room was very clean. The balcony was pleasant also to enjoy the early spring weather. We were sad that... More 

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