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Akwaaba DC

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved so many things about staying at the Akwaaba DC! We were graciously welcomed by the innkeeper upon our arrival. The location was great, the comfortable bed was a dream and the warm and welcoming ambience made you feel right at home! Loved the breakfast! The thoughtful way that the Akwaaba is decorated is charming and delightful! The shower was...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bed was very comfortable and the linens were very high quality. Room was comfortable, in a very quiet residential area and had every necessary amenity. Secure wi-fi and a delicious and hearty breakfast to start your day. And lest I forget... the evening wine and cheese hour gave us a relaxing time to socialize with the guests and share...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked 4 rooms for our daughter's graduation for three nights and one room for one night. We arrived to receive a most gracious welcome from Kim, the innkeeper. She happily accommodated a room change for a family member, and was extremely knowledgeable about the area. In planning our trip, I was disappointed not to find a house to rent...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cool-gray room is not by any means a garret, though it’s on the fourth floor (former servants’ quarters) of this Victorian mansion, and even though it’s called the Poetry Room. Two spacious beds with perfect mattresses, views out the windows of roof tiles and street trees and sky, two sofas around a low table in a corner near the...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love B&Bs and this one is fabulous! Nani was attentive and the house is beautiful. We stayed in the Langston Hughes room because I love a balcony. This one is a bit scary because of the age of the house (a little slanted and the enclosure is not 2000 code) but once we figured out the quirks it was...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful stay at Akwaaba. The innkeeper, Nani, was incredibly welcoming, friendly and helpful. The atmosphere is quaint and lovely, and felt like being in a family member's home, with great food, board games, and a comfortable common space. The location is fantastic, and offered easy access to most major DC landmarks. Would highly recommend!

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Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiance and I spent two nights at the Akwaaba and loved the historical and personal touches that this B&B has. We stayed in the romance suite which provided free wi-fi, a comfortable bed, AC and a flat screen TV. Only complaint with the room was poor water pressure in the shower, but this was not enough to tarnish the...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 April 2017

My first Bed & Bath experience and it was a memorable one. The rooms were fantastic. I love that the furnishings blended with the era of the house. The innkeeper Kim was wonderful. She made you feel right at home and was very friendly. She was very easy to talk to and made you feel as if she was no...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Loved staying staying in the Poetry Room. It has recently been remolded & is very roomy. If you have lots of luggage or not physically able to climb 4 flights of stars I suggest you good one of the rooms on a lower floor.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Bed and breakfast was everything I could have asked or thought about. This was my 1st and Akwaaba was the best choice ever! When in DC area or any area with Akwaaba, my wife and I will be staying there. Much better than a traditional hotel, wonderful breakfast that accommodates all.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 11,442 - ₹ 18,165 (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”
O2850ATtom, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Request the 2nd floor for the less active as it was 50 steps to reach my room.”
, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“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!”
261Wanderlust, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Be aware that this is an old building and there is no elevator.”
c00kie2017, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Contact the innkeeper or booking agent to discuss which room would fit your needs.”
dlrsclay60, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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