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American Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Charleston, WV
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The bed was comfortable, but the room was hot- no way to regulate the temperature for each room. The breakfast was greasy eggs and sausage and tired, reused fruit and store bought bread. Don't be fooled by the picture of a lovely breakfast- McDonald's is better.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We are really sorry about your review. As you can see, many guests before you have had excellent stays and we wish you could of had the same. To compare our breakfast to McDonald's is beyond inappropriate though, our chef is very talented and fixes meals that almost all of our guests enjoy, spending numerous hours making sure our guests...

Littleton, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the American Guest House while in DC for a conference. Let me say, I'm so glad we were late in making reservations at the host hotel and couldn't get in! The American Guest House is truly a lovely place to stay and very conveniently located (the hotel for the conference was right across the street, and we...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are conveniently less than a block from the Washington Hilton and only a 10 minute walk from Dupont Circle, and we are glad that this was convenient for you. We hope you stay with us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely quaint little place with very friendly and helpful staff. The big self-contained room I had was clean and well laid out with its own ensuite. No wardrobe though, just a hanging rack. They also provide a full breakfast with bottomless tea/coffee. I will go back there again for short stays.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Every morning Chef Kevin serves a delicious breakfast special, and we are pleased to know that you enjoyed it. We look forward to your next stay with us!

Oberlin, OH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location in the Dupont Circle area. Quiet and comfortable rooms with the feel of home. Enjoyable conversation over the made-to-order breakfast. The hostess and staff are very welcoming and helpful.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad you felt right at home. Our innkeepers and chef are always looking to be helpful and welcoming to our many guests. We look forward to your next stay!

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was my second stay at the American Guest House, and I love it. It's so much better than a big, impersonal hotel! It's quiet and private, yet a staff member is always present, and each one is extremely friendly and helpful. The breakfasts are delicious, and staying there has the feel of staying with friends. Finally, the place itself...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you had a great stay with us! We always look forward to giving our guests the best treatment every single day. Breakfast is very important to us so we are glad you enjoyed it! We look forward to hosting you again, remember, all of our return guests get a 5% off discount!

Albuquerque, United States
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Excellent location and room was clean and comfortable. Our visit was made even more pleasant by Shannon and Jesse who took time to assist us and answer our questions about the area and restaurant recommendations.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our Innkeepers strive to accommodate our guests and make their experience the best it can be. We are also glad to hear that our central location was convenient for you. We hope to have you as a guest again!

Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The property is conveniently located for the event I attended. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. Safety is a great feature - but the property itself was very much like being in a home. Breakfasts were wonderful - the staff very friendly.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are glad to hear that our central location in Dupont Circle was convenient during your stay and that you enjoyed our homemade breakfasts. We hope you stay with us again!

Tampa, Florida, United States
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Location is outstanding! In a clean, and very safe, perhaps upscale residential neighborhood- I was in DC for business and was able to walk everywhere I needed to quickly and easily with beautiful D.C. Architecture to admire along the way. About a 12-15 minute Uber to/from the airport. The guest house is gorgeous and beautifully renovated. Rooms are small but...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Front Office Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

We thank you for your kind words about the guest house, staff and your experience. We always strive to make sure each of our guests feel right at home. We look forward to you staying with us again!

Stamford, Connecticut
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Rooms comfortable and clean. Convenient to Metro. Breakfast is included in price and excellent, ie. French toast plus eggs, fruit, juice. Staff is friendly and helpful. This is my second visit and I would gladly return.

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review! We are conveniently located less than a 10 minute walk from the Dupont Metro Station, and we are happy to hear that this was accommodating for you. We are pleased that you enjoyed the homemade breakfasts that Chef Kevin exquisitely prepares. We hope you stay with us again soon!

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The guest house is a very old building in good condition. My room was very small with an awkward door, but it was attractive and clean and the bed was very comfortable. And it was very quiet. We had breakfast both mornings, a delicious cheese and vegetable omelette one morning and French toast the next (with optional eggs). Also available...

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AmericanGuestHouse, Manager at American Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our rooms vary in size and can be viewed on our website. Though some rooms are smaller, all are cozy and comfortable. Chef Kevin always goes above and beyond in serving our guests a delicious breakfast and we're glad that you enjoyed it....

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
American Guest House is a well appointed 12 bedroom with en suite bathrooms Washington DC Bed and Breakfast located in a historic 1893 Venetian Gothic building near the Washington Hilton Hotel. Within 10 minutes walk to Dupont Circle Metro, and within a 10 to 15-minute walk to Wardman Park and Omni Shoreham Hotels, well known DC Convention Hotels. We are located near Dupont Circle in the historic Kalorama neighborhood, now neighbors with Trump. This DC Bed and breakfast is located near about 1 mile to White House (about 25 minutes by foot), about 1 mile from the National Zoo and 2 miles from the Smithsonian Museums and Monuments. Our neighborhood is a trendy, upscale, safe and beautiful DC area in the heart of the city. Great area to stroll around and enjoy the beautiful old mansions. Within walking distance, you'll find several of Washington DC's best restaurants, as well as the Phillips Art Gallery, Embassy Row, specialty shops, and even Rock Creek Park with its beautiful cycling and hiking trails. Culture is plentiful in DC with its majestic theaters, shows, ethnically diverse dining options, and beuatiful monuments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about American Guest House

Address: 2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1310
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Adams Morgan , Dupont Circle
Price Range: $314 - $796 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — American Guest House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Room 301 was great! It faced the street but was pretty quiet. I did have an in-room air conditioner, but I know some of the rooms did not.”
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“No elevator, so try to get lower floor if you cannot negotiate stairs”
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“Pay attention to the floor your room is on, the stairs are a challenge with luggage.”
JohnF771, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are rooms for single and double occupancy. All are lovely.”
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“If you are over 60 and/or have a bad back, try getting a lower floor so you don't hurt yourself struggling with luggage on the stairs”
Rob07052, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
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