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American Guest House

2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (Dupont Circle)
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American Guest House
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Davis, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about our 4-night stay at the American Guest House was top-notch. The location was perfect, central enough to make touring and dining easy, but not also quiet. The house is absolutely beautiful and our two rooms at the top of the house were spacious, comfortable, and charming. But the hospitality was what really made the stay special. Guests ate... More

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this Inn based on it's location. We were able to walk to the White House, WWII Memorial and National Zoo. Although the walks were made a little more challenging by a rare March snow storm for the area. Parking is available in either the nearby Marriott or Hilton garages at around $36.00/day, not cheap but we were able... More

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Blackwood, New Jersey
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had no idea what to expect when we walked in, but we were graciously greeted by a very friendly gentleman. The entire house was very tidy, bed was comfortable and we never heard the guests staying in the next room over. Lisa made breakfast in the morning but there were also assorted drinks and snacks available on the honor... More

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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

This bed and breakfast felt as welcoming as home. The room was in the basement but was spacious, very clean and simply beautiful. Lisa welcomed us and worked with us as our schedule we pretty tight. Lisa also provided a sumptious and delicious breakfast served with all the trimmings. The location provided us a short walk to our symposium at... More

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Fairfax County, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at American Guest House for one night and it was a great experience! From the moment we got there, Lisa was a very kind and welcoming host (and she also made a fabulous breakfast in the morning!) Our room was very clean an Lisa was accommodating to all of our requests. I highly recommend American Guest House to... More

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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We had a lovely and hospitable stay for valentines day weekend. The building is charmingly old-fashioned and our hostess (who is also the chef) was friendly, accommodating and made delicious custom breakfasts for us. Walking distance to Dupont circle and thereby also the metro. A nice change of pace from a regular, less personal hotel experience!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I booked our accommodation the night before arriving on the internet. Email contact from the B&B was immediate and we found the location easily and it was as it turned out really well placed to get around being on a bus route straight outside and close to the bustling Du Pont Circle. We were welcomed by Lisa who is I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Another trip to Washington and a decision as to where to stay. I opted for what I knew would be good and returned to the American Guest House. Why? # The rates are competitive # It is a house not a hotel - relaxed, informal, like a home. # I stayed 5 nights and it's so much more comfortable when... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

My husband and I are locals but we decided to take a one night stay-cation at the American Guest House last week. We had such a wonderful stay and couldn't have asked for a better room, wonderful staff, and an amazing delicious breakfast! I would recommend this B&B to anyone, you will not be disappointed. Also, it's location is so... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Friendly and helpful staff, spotless clean, comfortable bed, delicious hot breakfast, safe area to walk, convenient to DuPont Circle metro and tourist sites. I would stay here again anytime. My ratings for this hotel: 5/5 Value 5/5 Rooms 5/5 Location 5/5 Cleanliness 5/5 Service 5/5 Sleep Quality Thanks a million!

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Additional Information about American Guest House

Also Known As:
American Guest House Hotel
American Guest House b&b
American Guest House Hotel Washington Dc
Address: 2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 50 B&Bs / Inns in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
American Guest House is a 12 en suite Washington DC Bed and Breakfast Inn located in a historic 1898 Venetian Gothic building, located near the Washington Hilton Hotel and is a 10 minute walk to Dupont Circle Metro. Our Washington DC Inn is within a 10 to 15 minute walk to Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham Hotels. We are located near Dupont Circle in the historic Kalorama Triangle northwest of the White House(about 25 minutes by foot)and about 2 miles from the Smithsonian Museums and Monuments. Our DC B&B is located in a very safe and beautiful neighborhood, which is a great area to walk around and enjoy the beautiful old mansions from times gone by. Within walking distance you'll also find several of Washington DC's best restaurants, as well as the Phillips Art Gallery, Embassy Row, specialty shops, and even Rock Creek Park with its beautiful cycling and hiking trails. Culture is plentiful in DC with its majestic theaters, shows, ethnically diverse dining options, and local resident hang outs. You will not only stay in a prime area of Washington, DC, but you will also be served the best breakfast in town and will be helped by the friendliest people around. Come and see for yourself - you will be glad you did. ... more   less 

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