The location can't be beat. I was there for business and needed to spend time on Capitol Hill. The inn is across the street from one of the Library of Congress buildings, a 5 minute walk to the House office buildings, and a 10 minute walk to the Senate office buildings. Celia is a wonderful host. Breakfast is simple, but exactly what I wanted--fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, hot coffee, toast, juice, etc. The price is excellent for the location. I recommend this place for solo stays although the bed would be small for couples. The sitting room attached to the bedroom is a big plus, although wifi signal is weak there. The bathroom being attached to the hallway rather than the bedroom isn't ideal. The home is very, very charming and it provides for a unique experience.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Celia’s Place offers the closest access to the National Mall, the Smithsonian and the Monuments. Located at 3rd and Independence Ave SE, for tourists or researchers the home is literally across the street from the Library of Congress. Visitors can walk there or to the U.S. Capitol, Supreme Court, Folger Shakespeare Library and Theatre, the National Gallery of Art, Botanic Gardens, Air and Space Museum and the new American Indian Museum. ... more less