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Akwaaba DC

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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a warm welcome we received and the hospitality just kept on coming. We were given lots of info about the area and had time to peruse it in our lovely, light and spacious room. We met the owner, Monique, the following morning who spoilt us rotten with wonderful breakfasts and superb Happy Hour treats. The whole time at Akwaaba... More 

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Cathlamet, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Akwaaba is a wonderful B&B - the house is beautiful and well appointed. We stayed in the Zora Neale Hurston Suite which was lovely. The only downside to this room is the street traffic can be a little noisy. Nani, the Inkeeper, was simply delightful and produced delicious and hearty breakfasts. At the end of a long day of sightseeing,... More 

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Auburn, California
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30 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a B&B close to the Metro, and Akwaaba fit the bill. It is very convenient to public transportation and to a variety of restaurants that are just a couple of blocks away. Nani, our hostess, was great! She fixed fabulous breakfasts, and in the evenings, she had snacks, wine and a soft beverage for us when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were looking for a bed-and-breakfast within the district while visiting our daughter. Akwaaba was conveniently located to where our daughter lives and we couldn't have been more pleased with our experience. The name of this B & B fits perfectly as we felt welcomed the minute we walked in the door! Noni, the house manager explained... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Akwaaba was very enjoyable! From the well appointed Romance room to the delicious daily breakfast, everything was more than we expected! Our hostess(Monique) was very welcoming and a wealth of knowledge. Because of the central location, we walked everywhere! We highly recommend this B and B!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Bed & Breakfast accommodation. Very home from home. They go the extra mile to make the place and your stay special. Monique is the perfect hostess, it is obvious to see why she has built up such a very successful business, as she really knows how to ensure your stay is comfortable and memorable. Highly recommended, give it a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My parents had an excellent stay and they cannot say enough about the accommodations and service. The breakfast and happy hours rival any restaurant. The location was perfect and an easy walk to all the main attractions. They will certainly be making a return to the Akwaaba upon our next trip to D.C.!

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Benicia, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all I would like to say that this place in a very good location and you can walk all to many of the museums in DC. Lots of restaurants and cafes near by. Monique the innkeeper is very nice but personally I would not return. We reserved a room a couple of months in advance and maybe that... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very relaxing, quiet peaceful would definitely recommend for anyone that is looking for a nice get away. My new husband and I stayed here following our wedding we wanted to get away for a few days following the wedding. Monique was super welcoming and attentive there was even a fridge in our room to put the top tier of our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time in a B&B. We enjoyed the conversation with guest from Englad, Canada and Alabama. Everyone was very helpful with information. This experience was refreshing we will try to search out B&B's when we travel from now on. Thanks Akwaaba. Richard & Teena Klawuhn from Texas

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