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Akwaaba DC

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1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3104
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Greensburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary with a getaway to Washington DC. After careful research, we chose to stay at the Akwaaba D.C. From the moment we arrived, we fell in love with the place! The decor, the warmth, the many special touches, and the location in beautiful Dupont Circle, were delightful. Our innkeeper, Nani, could not... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Akwaaba Inn DC has the essential features of the best B&Bs: a hot breakfast cooked and served by the innkeeper at a big table seating 8 or more people that you can meet and talk with over breakfast, and a common area sitting room. The inn is in a lovely area of the city, about a 10 minute walk... More 

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West Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Great location within walking distance of the historic sights. Our room was cosy room, reflecting the quirky decor used throughout the property. And in an expensive city the accommodation is very fairly priced. Innkeepers Nani and Kim were so welcoming and full of tips to make business and pleasure in DC a breeze. Oh, and great breakfast!

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Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The house is in a great location in a lovely neighbourhood. The hosts are very friendly and helpful. The house itself is quite old and feels in need of some TLC but the friendly hosts and other guests make up for that.

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Gloucestershire
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My husband and I have stayed at Akwaaba DC twice, for short trips from our home in Baltimore, once in the Langston Hughes room and once in the Zora Neale Hurston room (the front second- and third-floor rooms). The house is gracious and well-kept, and these two rooms are very large and comfortable, if a bit noisy from 16th St.,... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

We stayed in the Zora Neale Hurston room. It was big and beautiful. The two person jetted tub was thoroughly enjoyed after walking the city all day, as was the happy hour. The innkeeper, Nani was very personable,accommodating and made delicious breakfasts. The only things we might mention is the windows have transoms that are not covered, so the sun... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is a great B&B with lots of character and charm. The service from Kim the Innkeeper is top notch, breakfast is very good, and accommodation is comfortable and thoughtfully decorated. They've kept the beautiful architectural design and character of the old Victorian DC row house. In a city with an abundance of over-priced, dull corporate hotels, this is a... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

This is a older house in DC, with easy access to locations around the city. The neighborhood is really nice and gives the visitor the feel of city life. The lower level of the house is very special and the dining room is set up for group style breakfast. My room was on the third floor. It was pleasant enough,... More 

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Doha, Qatar
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

My husband and I love rustic old fashion homes. When I saw Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast, I fell in love with it. When we arrived at the place and entered in the house. It took my breath away to see antique furniture and all. We flew from Doha, Qatar to DC for my daughter's graduation and stayed at Akwaaba for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Inn keeper Kim was outstanding. Very gracious and helpful. Breakfast and happy hour snacks were excellent making the beginning and end of our days great. The inn was comfortable and clean. Common areas were spacious and welcoming.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Akwaaba DC is located in Dupont Circle at the heart of the Nation's Capitol. This 1890's historic townhouse is within walking distance of the White House, and the many fine restaurants, and shops of Dupont Circle. Access to the Smithsonian and National Monuments is a short ride on the Metro just 4 blocks (less than a 10 minute walk). Choose from 7 guest rooms, each with private bath or an apartment with accommodations for 6. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akwaaba DC

Address: 1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3104
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $188 - $257 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Akwaaba Dc Hotel Washington Dc
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