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William Lewis House

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1309 R Street NW, Washington DC, DC
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Hilo, Hawaii
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Accommodating: I came for a educational research conference and as it works out when you are flying from Hawaii, I always arrive at an odd time and way before check in. Terry, the owner's sister, was there to show me where to put my bags and offered me a comfy place to hang out and even a shower if I... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

No heat. Bad food. Moldy jams. Not very friendly. Very thin walls. You could hear the bedroom olympics going all night long! Not the charm we were hoping for in a bed and breakfast. Shared a bathroom with someone, the caretaker I think,who was vomiting in the night.

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Oud-Beijerland, The Netherlands
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21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Cozy romantic. Lots of sphere. It is a double house with in the middle a garden. Walking distance from the White House and metro nearby. So perfect for starting to expo the city. Houses are 130 years old and you can hear the squeaky floors. Also the beds are fine but lots of noises. One hand romantic but other hand... More 

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Concord, Ohio
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74 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

From the jelly belly beans at the front door to the aleve on the mantle, from the wine at happy hour to the 24/7 snacks, from the water cooler and tea bags to the air freshener spray on the commode ... these guys have thought of EVERYTHING. Rooms are immaculate and the building is restored vintage eye candy. Breakfast was... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I felt I was back in time to the Victorian era surrounded but much art and history, but also served a great breakfast and utilizing the modern technology, also close to restaurants and other attractions, looking forward my next visit..

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Montpellier, France
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Well, it was the first stop of my road trip accross north america, and it couldn't have been better ! The rooms are nice, everything is clean, etc... What was great was the atmosphere of this house, all the guests take their breakfast together in the morning (Best. Breakfast. Ever), with homecook meals. You really chat a lot in this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I stayed one night because there were no hotel available in DC under $300 per night. Probably due to graduations. The b&b was comfortable except for the shared bathroom on the third floor. That and the price -- my room was $200 per night are deterrants to my return. I have stayed at hotels in DC that were better located... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Would highly recommend this place. Very comfortable and quiet and in a great part of town very close to the main attractions. Lovely old house that oozes character but is also spotlessly clean. Free wifi worked very well all over the house. The place was warm and friendly without being intrusive. Dave was a great host and the breakfasts were... More 

Thank Scruncher2012
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Everything about this b and b is perfect. Dave thinks about every detail. The homemade bread, jam and other snacks in the dining room were exactly what I needed to recoup my energy after a long day of travel and business meetings, before venturing out to lively, human - scaled 14th street with it's zillions of unique food choices. The... More 

2 Thank Shannon O
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is a very unexpected, charming residential B&B right in the heart of it all in Washington DC. It is in a completely safe neighborhood, and within one block there are many restaurants, shops and attractions (14th and U). There is a metro station nearby. The house itself is gorgeous and furnished throughout with antiques. Dave, the proprietor, obviously cares... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about William Lewis House

Address: 1309 R Street NW, Washington DC, DC
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: $128 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — William Lewis House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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