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American Guest House

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2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the American Guest House every year when we attend the National Prayer Breakfast. The service is excellent, the food is exceptional and the rooms are clean and comfortable. Highly recommend it to anyone going to Washington, D.C.

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room and bathroom were perfectly clean and comfortable, the breakfast was great with a big selection and Kevin was extremely friendly. This is in a fantastic location in Dupont Circle, with hundreds of excellent restaurants within walking distance but also the perfect distance from the centre of DC. This is just a really great little place for a comfortable,... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in early June, and LOVED it!!! Hannah helped bring our bags to our room on the 4th floor!! We actually enjoyed those stairs!! And the room was perfect!! Spacious, with a GREAT bed, a lovely seating area, and a decent bathroom! The house is located in a very convenient area, easy to get to from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Comfortable and characterful rooms, very friendly and helpful staff, and an amazing breakfast cooked fresh every day by Chef Kevin. A little hidden gem - so much nicer than any of the big chain hotels in the area. Great location, too.

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Powell, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked two rooms on line at the American Guest House -- sight unseen! We were not disappointed. The rooms were lovely -- pristine bedding and linens. Then, the breakfast was fabulous. We were there Tuesday thru Friday and able to enjoy Kevin's wonderful cooking. A perfect to start the day! I totally endorse The American Guest House. It is... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just returned from a stay at America Guest House. Everyone was extremely friendly and helpful. The place was exceptionally clean and quiet. I enjoyed the antiques around the house. Chef Kevin made wonderful breakfasts and was willing to accommodate anyone's request. We enjoyed talking to him every morning. In the evening we sat in the parlor to relax before... More 

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Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Perfect B&B. Cute rooms stylistically catered to preserve the antique feeling of the house. Friendly staff that are very helpful. Breakfast is brilliant. Love the wooden details in the house. Recommend if traveling to DC.

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

We're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you stay with us again if you visit our Washington again! Go Hawks! More 

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We stayed at the American Guesthouse this week after having read all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. We really did not like it at all. Our room was almost like a closet - no natural light, dark and cramped. Totally overpriced for 219 USD. Our friends stayed at the Hilton around the corner, paid much less and had a room... More 

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

We are very sorry to read of your disappointment. If ever a guest has a problem, we try to correct it right away. Breakfast tastes can be accommodated--just let us know you would like an omelette or recommend a dish you would enjoy. We can't compete with the Hilton's amenities as they are a corporate hotel and we are just... More 

Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Spent two nights there on my own in DC last week and had a very comfortable stay. Everything I needed was there and felt immensely safe. Bathroom had tub, which I appreciated. It was a ten-minute walk, exactly, to Dupont metro. Staff was very helpful. An earlier breakfast was accommodated, but did not see fresh fruit. Perhaps it was because... More 

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

Gloria: We’re glad you enjoyed your stay at the American Guest House. Our breakfast begins at 7.30 on weekdays which means although we’re happy to accommodate you before 7.30 you may not see the colorful fresh fruit salad or hear the cracking of eggs until exactly 7.30 on weekdays or 8.00 on weekends. We hope this doesn’t take away from... More 

Felixstowe, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

My husband & I wanted to stay close to the centre of DC but somewhere quiet if possible. We read about AMG - it sounded ideal, all you'd need without being in a big hotel, & when staying there we found it perfect. A quirky, quaint guest house, in a very nice neighborhood, pleasant, polite & helpful staff, ( Ella... More 

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

We really enjoyed having you stay with us—hearing about your adventures really made breakfast a pure delight for our chef and innkeepers—and we're glad to hear that the feeling is mutual. We look forward to seeing you again, but in the meantime, you can keep up with our adventures on our website's blog (stay tuned for a report on 3D... More 

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