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    William Lewis House

    1309 R St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-4322
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    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent57%
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    • Terrible8%
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    “b b” (45 reviews)
    “lock box” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    2.5 Star Hotel
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    All reviews shared bathroom b b lock box other guests economy room bed and breakfast en suite complimentary wine short stroll hot breakfast chain hotel fresh fruit hosts cereal lodging walkable
    Reviewed 4 December 2016

    Balancing out the positive, not-so positives and negatives, I can definitely recommend this lovely B&B. I will stay here again on my next visit to DC -- assuming the new owners keep what's great and improve on what isn't. Positives: My room was nicely furnished...More

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    Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed four nights at the William Lewis House and enjoyed our stay. We chose the economy room (based on finances, it's not a cheap city) and though it was small, we'd seen the photo and description on their website so were prepared for this....More

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    Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed here for one night during our October 2016 road trip LA-NYC. This is a Victorian town house, offering B&B in a family home. Rooms are comfortable, but not en-suite. It offers off-road, secure car parking spaces (subject to availability -...More

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    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    At slightly less than $200 a night in a city where every other hotel was going for $400 or more the value on this place can't be beat. Though the cutoff time for bed was 10pm and I couldn't make it to the B&B in...More

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    Reviewed 18 September 2016

    Made a booking for February 2016 with Hotels.com. Booking was cancelled prior to arrival by the owners, stating that they cannot honor my reservation because they are "closing for good at the end of November" 2015, which obviously was a downright lie. I had to...More

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    Response from wlewishous, Owner at William Lewis House

    I am so sorry you had this experience. About a year ago, a developer made us an offer to purchase our entire property that we simply could not refuse. We were supposed to settle by the end of December and were to have been completely...More

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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    ToryDon
    I read a review that you do not have locks on the doors, but it was an older review. Is this the case?
    24 October 2014|
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    Response from wlewishous | Property representative |
    Each of our bedrooms and bathrooms has a lock on the inside of the door. We also provide an ample safe in each room for your use but most guests choose not to use it. This is a home where you can feel safe and secure and... More
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    Niagara71
    is there any parking at this location
    1 July 2014|
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    Response from wlewishous | Property representative |
    Yes. It should be reserved in advance
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    Room Tips
    "Follow the owner's instructions closely and you'll be fine"
    Kevin T, 5 months agoRead review
    "Room 25 above the dining room is fabulous because there are only 2 rooms on that floor."
    cathyventures, 11 months agoRead review
    "The small room is small. Opt for paid parking"
    pwolfe1012, over a year agoRead review
    "All the rooms are differents so be sure to look at the description. I choosed a very small room, but there..."
    Guillaume M, over a year agoRead review
    "This is a multi storey residence - we found have the ensuite in the lower room from street level suited us..."
    Frostydog007, over a year agoRead review
    "Have stayed in Queen 31 both times, great room! Did check out Queen 25 and it looked awesome. Will be staying..."
    Juanefny, over a year agoRead review
    "The entire place was quiet during my stay. Some rooms share a bath but waiting for access wasn't an issue..."
    ReneeGK, over a year agoRead review
    "just don't book here."
    chrislhough, over a year agoRead review
    "I am not aware you can choose a particular room...you can choose a price...we had an "economy room"..."
    johnw5204, over a year agoRead review
    "no elevators, so avoid 3 if you have a lot of luggage."
    anotherwhitesoxfan, over a year agoRead review
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