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Columbus, Ohio
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Comfortable and conversation-inducing dining room let us meet many new people at breakfast. Joanna was the outstanding one-woman-band employee who went out of her way to please. If you don't want the huge and filling breakfast, she will bring you Greek yogurt with fresh berries. The beautiful and comfortable front room is also a great place for reading and conversations....

2Thank Rose H
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Akwaaba really made our 4 day visit to Washington a pleasure. It was well located in respect to the metro and close enough to walk to some of the sites we were interested in. Any type of restaurant and dinning was available within walking distance. It was great to come back after a long day of touring to a complimentary...

2Thank Diane L
Maryville, Tennessee
Reviewed 30 April 2014

My husband and I wanted to get away for a few days so we decides to go to DC for the week. The B&B we always go to is now closing so the Akwaaba was recomended to us. The service is great and the inn keeper Joanna was very helpful with dinner recomendations.We met wonderful couples form all over the...

2Thank Donna R
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Akwaaba was one of the best parts of a fabulous vacation in DC. Breakfasts were delicious and the house is gorgeous. Innkeeper Joanna helped make our trip so wonderful. She gave us personalized restaurant and tourist information. We spent 10 days at the Akwaaba and found the location perfect and transportation easy. We loved our fourth floor room. We also...

Thank Charlotte F
Fairway, Kansas
Reviewed 8 April 2014

Akwaaba turned out to be even more than we expected. It is a charming old home with a ton of character and in a great location. Plenty of opportunities abound to explore the local neighborhood, DuPont Circle, or the White House and Mall(only a mile away). The Metro is a short walk and once you figure it out is a...

Thank bnygren
Reviewed 3 April 2014

room was great, breakfast was very good and location is 30 min max from almost everywhere. one tip - use the bus from this location as the metro is a bit far. also claim 3 floor with no elevator can be challenging.

Thank IsraeliG
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2014

I booked Akwaaba because a friend of a friend recommended it, knowing little about it. It turned out to be a very special experience - the decoration of the room took me by surprise - a most pleasant one. I felt I was a house-guest of a good friend. The breakfast was excellent, service most friendly and personalised. The atmosphere...

Thank 256PurpleDragon
Salem, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 March 2014

This B&B is a short walk from the Metro station, about 7 minutes even dragging luggage -- through nice neighborhoods, with great architecture. Restaurants are in easy walking distance. Stately old home, with well-appointed rooms. Mine had a Jacuzzi. The B&B is African-American-owned, and each room is themed to a different black writer. My room also had editions of great...

2Thank marjoriehk
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We stayed 3 nights we felt at home , It is clean .very Nice with old. Furniture .the staff is so helpfull. And chèerfull. Thé brekfast is so excellent ( 3 différent in 3 mornings) and névér eated. Such blueberry muffin. If. We Côme back from france we Will. Go to this place again thank You. Very much

1Thank chanDusseldorf
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 February 2014

I was gifted the opportunity to stay at Akwaaba for a weekend after a friend could no longer make her reservation. I am forever thankful for this gift. Being in grad school and working I do not often have time for extended self-care activities. Akwaaba provided me with the most relaxing atmosphere with a location that allowed me to explore...

2Thank Latishia J

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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 

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Address: 1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3104
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 12,181 - ₹ 18,043 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“If climbing stairs is a problem, don't book rooms on the upper floors!”
 of 5 bubbles DrMichelle2015, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the front of the building are the largest.”
 of 5 bubbles H6298ZPmichellem, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“no elevators”
 of 5 bubbles LatoyaA_13, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check out the website, and read the reviews!”
 of 5 bubbles 87marisac, 16 Feb 2017 | 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, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
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