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International Guest House

40 reviews
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  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
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  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Bekah P
Response from International G, Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 6 days ago

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 24 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

1  Thank swedishivy2013
Response from International G, Manager at International Guest HouseResponded 17 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.)

Reviewed 5 November 2016

A warm, wonderful guest home in a quiet, cozy residential neighborhood near Rock Creek Park. Off-street parking is available. IGH is more hostel than B&B: communal bathroom for men and women, 11pm curfew, etc. We stayed on the 3rd floor [no elevator] in a room...More

Thank Douglas W S
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed for a week--from a Sunday to a Sunday. Everyone there is warm and welcoming and has a wealth of information about the neighborhood. It's so beyond reasonably priced, that I can't fathom why it's not booked solid years out ($45/night. Do the math--7...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 23 December 2015

There aren't too many places I visit where I feel at home. That's no fault of the proprietor as such establishments are typically hotels where guests come and go. I visited the International Guest House in January 2015 and was personally greeted by the volunteer...More

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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"
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"Couples and families should ask to stay in the same room. Singles may be housed with a stranger."
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"Bring small reading light to accommodate differing bedtimes."
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"Bathroom may be on a different floor than your bedroom. If you have an issue with stairs, make sure you..."
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