Lots of character in this house. It's got the great floor creaking that you would expect from a 100+ year old house. :)
We stayed in room 4, which was sufficiently large for the two of us. Nice large bed, ceiling fan, and little refrigerator. It faced the alley which was extremely quiet at night --- no road noise at all.
The location couldn't have been better. *Everything* was within walking distance. We walked to the National Mall (Lincoln Memorial) in about 30 minutes. There is a bus stop directly in front of the house which makes it convenient to hop on/off from.
The host was fantastic. He greeted us when we got there, and showed us to the room. He gave us a quick rundown of the history of the house, as well as the neighbourhood (Logan Circle has definitely improved over the years it seems --- we found it extremely safe and relaxing). He pointed out a few restaurants he recommended, and how to navigate about.
The breakfasts in the morning were great. The chef (Eric) was friendly and made some great items. Had a very tasty dish with grits (our first exposure to grits), and a great blueberry french toast casserole the following morning. The other guests staying were friendly and a pleasure to chat with in the mornings. We were over the kitchen but the smell of coffee at 7:30 helps you wake up as it wafts into the room :)
All in all, a great experience, and if we're ever in the DC area again, would definitely rebook.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Enjoy old-world charm with modern conveniences at our Victorian Bed and Breakfast. We are centrally located 8 blocks north of the White House at historic Logan Circle. Metro access is a 10-minute walk, or 10-minutes by bus to the Smithsonian and National Mall. Washington's Convention Center is a 10-15 minute walk. There are 4 guestrooms, each with private bath. Some rooms can accommodate extra guests. Well-behaved children welcome, and off-street parking is available. Daily maid service on request. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Chester Arthur House Bed And Breakfast At Logan Circle
- Chester Arthur House b & b At Logan Circle Hotel Washington Dc