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    Akwaaba DC

    1708 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3104
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    • Excellent81%
    • Very good15%
    • Average1%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “b b” (158 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    Rooftop Bar
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    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    Very comfortable bed and breakfast in a happening neighborhood with great restaurants, two bookstores, interesting architecture and located in close proximity to the DC Mall with easy transportation options (bus/metro). All the rooms were named for African-American authors and were uniquely decorated. The innkeepers Nani...More

    1  Thank xmharrison
    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    This was our second stay at Akwaaba DC. The rooms and decor are a bit dated but the home is quiet and the hotel managers have always been warm and friendly. The hot, homemade breakfast is wonderful every morning - very filling and delicious. The...More

    1  Thank cfunder
    Reviewed 23 September 2017

    My wife and I wanted someplace special and different to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary, and we had never been to a B&B before. Akwaaba DC was the perfect choice. Kim was amazing! From the moment we arrived until the day we left, we felt...More

    1  Thank David W
    Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

    First time at a B+B, my friend and I had a very relaxing, enjoyable 2 night stay. We stayed in the Zora Neal Hurston room and it met all expectations. My favorite spot was the window seat looking out over the front of the house....More

    Thank Lordice
    Reviewed 23 August 2017

    Return visit to this charming, conveniently located B&B. This visit we had front third floor room which was spacious with a large bathroom and a small shady balcony that had seating viewing the street. Breakfast was scrumptious each day and innkeeper was very accommodating with...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • US$150 - US$1,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • United States >
    • District of Columbia >
    • Washington DC >
    • Dupont Circle
    • Also Known As
    • Akwaaba Dc Hotel Washington Dc
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    DAJ28
    17 February 2017|
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    Response from bnbaccomDC | Property representative |
    Thanks for your question. Our DC location does not have a gym or pool. Vida Fitness, a full gym, though no pool is .3 miles, just a few blocks from the house. Steve
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    Trish C
    14 April 2015|
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    Response from bnbaccomDC | Property representative |
    Hi Trish, Thanks for your interest in Akwaaba DC. Unfortunately, we do not have a secure place to store bikes. Steve
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    5 February 2015|
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    Response from bnbaccomDC | Property representative |
    The Dupont Circle station, Red line is a 4 block walk. The Cardozo/U Street station, Green/Yellow lines, is about a 6 block walk.
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    Room Tips
    "If you have issues with walking, then you want to choose a room on the first and second floor."
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    "I had the Langston Hughes guest room which had a lot of sun & a terrace overlooking a great city view!"
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    "The stairs are creaky and the floor uncarpeted, older wood, so the top floor is quietest."
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    "Romance Suite is large very spacious with a comfortable mattress"
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