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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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

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 May 1, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

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 April 29, 2015 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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Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Had the pleasure of both staying at Akwaaba, and meeting the owner, Monique. My room was beautiful, the guests were very interesting, the breakfast amazing, the neighborhood is wonderful, and Monique couldn't have been more gracious..can't wait to stay again, and visit other Akwaaba properties in the future!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This place is both elegant and welcoming. It lives up to the name! The room I stayed in is stunningly beautiful and very comfortable. The breakfast was wonderful. Location is also excellent. I could not have been more pleased.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Zora Neale Hurston Suite for a two-night "minimoon" after we got married, and everything about our stay at Akwaaba was wonderful. Monique makes you feel right at home, and the care she puts into the guest experience is noticeable in every detail from the quality of the bathrobes (so luxurious!) to the decor... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Akwaaba is located in the amazing Dupont Area. Location is amazing, breakfast is outstanding, amazing quality in service and rooms. Every room is in pristine condition and price is absolutely affordable! Can't wait to come back!!!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Most people know that accommodation in DC is expensive. Akwaaba is a relative bargain but nothing is sacrificed in quality of service and care. We enjoyed the large Thurston Hughes room with balcony and jacuzzi, substantial hot breakfast was tasty and different every day, with fresh evening snacks and wine laid on too. Buses to the centre run just outside... More 

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