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Somerset, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect location, excellent accommodations. The property is a huge size, we stayed in the Langston Hughes room which had enormous room, king bed and a independent balcony. The entire B&B is decorated wonderfully and nostalgic. The hosts were magnificent as were the breakfast meals. And you're in walking distance from not only everything in Dupont Circle but Georgetown as well...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a charming house nestled in a great DC neighborhood. It is surrounded by restaurants, just a quick walk to the train and a number of interesting attractions. Breakfasts were delicious and the innkeeper an excellent hostess.

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New Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I spent five fantastic nights in the Zora Neale Hurston room. If we hadn't had a conference to attend and a beautiful, historic city to explore, we would have been content to stay in and around the hotel. The accommodations were luxurious, comfortable, and quiet. The room was huge and beautifully appointed. I've stayed in some great...

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Merced, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to DC for a conference and stayed at the Awkwaaba at the recommendation of a friend. I admit, at first, I was hesitant. This place was a bit of a walk from the convention center, and I usually like to be very close by, but this place was well worth the walk! Here are the reasons why I...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I spent 4 fabulous days here in November. Visiting DC to celebrate my birthday and visit the National Museum of African American History & Culture. This lovely bed and breakfast is centrally located, just two blocks from bus that runs frequently and terminates right by the Mall or a twenty minute walk from the Metro. Our accommodations...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was hesitant about booking a B&B for my mother, a friend, and myself. But after our experience at Akwaaba, If every B&B was like Akwaaba, I'd only stay in B&B's! All three in our party loved our stay. We felt welcome and more comfortable than we would have in a hotel. Akwaaba's awesome innkeeper Nani, went out of her...

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Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited early in December. We had an amazing stay and Nani is nothing more than a GEM! Whenever I go to DC, I will make sure to stay here! It was magical!!! The food was delicious and the personal attention we received made us feel like rockstars!!

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2Thank Robyne W
Reviewed December 14, 2016

Great location, beautiful property. Our innkeeper, Nani, prepared amazing breakfasts and snacks for us. She was very thoughtful in making things that we liked and that also met my vegetarian needs. There are a lot of wonderful restaurants nearby as well as quick access to a bus line and the metro. We felt spoiled at the Akwaaba, especially with the...

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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

Our stay at Akwaaba bed & breakfast was great, a very pleasurable experience. The room was large and comfortable and so was our king size bed and the bathroom. The use of the well appointed parlor room and the formal dining room with wi-fi throuout the house was very convenient, since one of us had to deal with work emergency...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Did a weekend trip to DC and stayed at Akwaaba for two nights. This bed and breakfast is located in the well situated Dupont Circle, close to all DC has to offer. Very homey accommodations and the breakfast, snacks, and drinks available throughout the day were delicious. Will absolutely be staying here again the next time I am in DC

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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
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  • Breakfast included
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: $150 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Akwaaba Dc Hotel Washington Dc
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Check out the website, and read the reviews!”
 of 5 bubbles 87marisac, 1 week ago | Read review
“I loved the Inspiration Room. Would definitely be happy in the Zora room or the Langston room as well!”
 of 5 bubbles SammIAm3, 1 week ago | Read review
“The Walter Mosley room could use some updating, most rooms are gorgeous!”
 of 5 bubbles Mary_A193, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“The Langston Hughes room on the third floor is beautiful and has a two person Jacuzzi tub!”
 of 5 bubbles 244erint, Dec 14, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms in the front are larger! Ask what floor your room is on..no elevators!”
 of 5 bubbles veronicagP4698OP, Nov 18, 2016 | Read review
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