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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were visiting Washington for three nights for the first time to see the sights. We received detailed and accurate information prior to our arraival in relation to travelling to the accommodation. Very well received and served during our stay. We stayed in the Modern Classics room which I am afraid was somewhat of a let down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband decided to stay for our 10th anniversary and it was everything we imagined. It was our cost time going to a bed and breakfast and now believe in them. Our innkeeper Nani was amazing both in hospitality and her cooking abilities. It's in a a great location making it easy to get around by walking or taking the... More 

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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been traveling to Washington DC several times a year, for about 5 years to visit family. We have have stayed in several different hotels, all mostly convenient to our family and the sites, but we're looking for something less commercial. We found Akwaaba B & B, on Trip Advisor. It is very convenient to our family and the... More 

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Hammond
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place—Nani is a gifted cook and made us feel so comfortable. It was charming and beautifully appointed and we hope to stay there again. The furnishings are lovely, tasteful, and made us feel as if we were in 19th century DC.

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As we had not planned ahead, when it came time to book our accommodation in D.C. mostly everything we looked at was over the top expensive. We consulted our Lonely Planet guide book and discovered this B and B, with a price that was considerably less than anything else in the area. We reviewed the web site and decided to... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

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 May 18, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

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 May 15, 2015

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 May 3, 2015

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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