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Akwaaba DC

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 7, 2017

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 February 3, 2017

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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2Thank Mary_A193
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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Clementon, New Jersey
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Akwaaba in general never disappoints. The rooms are cozy and attractive, the innkeeper (this is my third time in DC) is always very personable and accommodating. The location is perfect for a tour of the attractions of DC and great eateries. I only have one request...firmer pillows in the Romance Room.... overall a great stay...and I've met some really interesting...

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2Thank Veronica G
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Recommend with pleasure!!! Beautiful, quaint setting with beyond lovely staff who were incredibly kind and accommodating :) From the location, to the setting, to the staff, to the guests, it was a wonderful stay!!!!! (just too short :P) Thanks for the happy experience Akwaaba!

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East Orange,NJ
Reviewed November 7, 2016

This was our first time staying at this location(loved PA and Cape May) and it was amazing, we had a great weekend. Akwaaba DC exceeded our expectations. The house was lovely and the bed was comfortable. The breakfast delicious and Monique and the staff were awesome! Love meeting so many interesting people(Benilde Little) :) Looking forward to coming back!

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1Thank Melody I
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The location could not have been better! This was an amazing place to stay while in Washington, D.C. I had heard about this B&B and was very happy to have the opportunity to spend a weekend there. It was wonderfully decorated - each room, as I did get a chance to see some of the other rooms. The breakfast serve...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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  • 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: $177 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Akwaaba Dc Hotel Washington Dc
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“Rooms are large but no elevators to upper levels”
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“Request the 2nd floor for the less active as it was 50 steps to reach my room.”
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“This is a very "vertical" inn. The Poetry Room on the 4th floor is lovely but you have to be able to make the climb!”
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“Be aware that this is an old building and there is no elevator.”
c00kie2017, Apr 17, 2017 | Read review
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