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International Guest House

1441 Kennedy St NW, Washington DC, DC 20011-6824 See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming and clean. Individual a/c in the rooms. Only problems are the women’s bathroom and toilets are not in same floor as women’s bedrooms and vice versa for men. Lack of privacy - no lock on bathroom for showers.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank sourisange7
Reviewed 16 May 2018

I spent a week at International Guest House in April 2018 while on vacation in DC. The house is spotless and well maintained and staffed by volunteers who are truly interested in all guests who choose to stay here. Don't expect a private room or...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank notdenise
Response from International G, General Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 17 May 2018

NotDenise, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a joy to have you stay with us while you experienced this amazing city! Please come again.

Reviewed 25 March 2018

International Guest House is a lovely place with great people who make you breakfast every morning with the most delicious muffins ever! The volunteers welcomed my friends and me very graciously and were always interested in hearing about our days at the house and in...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Sirajum S
Response from International G, Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 26 March 2018

Thank you, Sirajum! It was wonderful to have you here.

Reviewed 9 February 2018

I had a wonderful three-night stay at IGH in early February. The house is very clean, comfortable, and quaint. It's also very conveniently located (just a block or two) from bus stops, and I had no problem at all getting all around D.C. with this...More

Date of stay: February 2018
2  Thank Bekah P
Response from International G, Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 12 February 2018

Bekah, It was so nice to have you stay with us; we where honored by your presence. Blessings in all your future travels, studies, and Life-giving activities!

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights when we travelled to DC for the March for Science. The house is operated by Mennonite Central Committee volunteers, and provides simple, affordable lodging for visitors to the nation's capitol. It is very clean and well-tended, with a pleasant...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank swedishivy2013
Response from International G, Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 18 December 2017

We know this is late, but Thank you for you kind words! A slight correction: we operate with volunteers as a mission of Allegheny Mennonite Conference. (we are not operated by Mennonite Central Committee volunteers.)

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A blend of B&B/Hostel, we are a "home away from home" in a quite neighborhood North of the White House. There are 15 single beds in 5 rooms on the third floor. Men's bathroom on the third floor; women's on More the second floor. Evening tea & cookies at 9:00 pm available to converse/share with hosts and other guests. Morning family style continental breakfast with homemade muffins, granola, and muesli. Multiple bus lines are only 1/2 block walk - easy access to downtown, Reagan National Airport, and many other points of interest. Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Refrigerator in room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
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11 April 2015|
Response from Yvonne825 | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately, there are not private baths. You have private bedrooms usually, but sometimes they are shared. The bathrooms are shared too, but there are plenty of showers and stalls.
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"Upstairs room"
31 May 2015
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"Couples and families should ask to stay in the same room. Singles may be housed with a stranger."
21 Oct 2014
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"Bring small reading light to accommodate differing bedtimes."
19 Aug 2014
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"Bathroom may be on a different floor than your bedroom. If you have an issue with stairs, make sure you..."
27 Oct 2013
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