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Akwaaba DC

1708 16th St 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just returned from my third stay at the Akwaaba DC Inn. There is no more lovely a place to stay while visiting Washington, DC. From the welcoming charm of innkeeper Joanna Salado to the scrumptious breakfasts she prepares and the richly appointed rooms honoring an African-American literary figure, Akwaaba DC is the ultimate in comfort and sophistication. Its location... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in the Langston Hughes Suite for 6 days. The room was spacious and well decorated with a HUGE bed. The bathroom was more than ample and included a 2 person jacuzzi. The breakfasts were splendidly prepared by Joanna and the rooms were cleaned each day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to get to from metro. Joanna wonderful and helpful. Other guests were a joy to visit with and enjoyed my stay. Will return with spouse in future.DC wouldn't have been as enjoyable without Akwaaba.

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Michigan, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Akwaaba B & B was a terrific place to stay on our first visit to D.C. Our hostess, Johanna, was extremely helpful in all aspects of our visit - from the incredibly delicious breakfasts to the evening wine and goodies to providing directions and assistance whenever needed. Our room was clean and quiet and we so enjoyed meeting and talking... More

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West Bend, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from a weekend in DC. We found Akwaaba on Trip Advisor and decided to give the B&B a try instead of our typical hotel stay. What a treat! The building and rooms were very clean. That's a huge selling point for me - well, wouldn't it be for anyone?! There was no dust in... More

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Langley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed in the Langston Hughes room-large, beautifully furnished with vintage lighting prints and furniture. Comfy bed. Joanne was a delightful host who gave us great suggestions for restaurants and activities. The breakfast is not to be missed! The inn is located near to so many of the things we wanted to see and do. If you bring a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the Inspiration Suite on the top floor of the brownstone. The room is bright & airy all swathed in white and light colors. It was the perfect room for my Oprah's Best Life Wknd in DC. The innkeeper Joanna has such a beautiful personality and extremely helpful. Joanna packed a to go breakfast for me so I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Akwaaba in early September this year and had the most amazing time! From initial contact with their booking agents which was very professional everything went without a hitch- important as we had travelled all the way from Australia. We arrived late at night so arrangements were made to let ourselves in! All went to plan. We stayed... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in September. It was our first trip to Washington and we booked the stay based on the previous reviews here on trip advisor. Akwaaba did not disappoint. The location, room and service from Joanna were fantastic. Joanna immediately made us feel welcome and gave recommendations of places to eat and visit. She was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For my wife & I's 2nd anniversary, I wanted to go somewhere we could be a part of the action yet have access to peace/solitude, so I started looking for hotels near the DC/VA area. After being under wowed by place after place I searched, I switched options from "hotels" to "bed & breakfast". The 1st one I saw was... More

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Address: 1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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