American Guest House

3.5 star property
Victorian B&B within easy reach of White House

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American Guest House

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Front of property
Hypo-allergenic bedding, individually decorated, individually furnished
Free daily self-service breakfast
Designer toiletries, hair dryer, towels, soap
Property entrance

Overview of American Guest House

8.4

Very good

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
Map
2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC, 20009
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Computer station
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • TV in a common area
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free toiletries

Room options

Room, 1 Queen Bed (403)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (401)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (303)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (202)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (203)

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (301)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed (302)

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Northwest
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo - 19 min walk
  • Howard University - 30 min walk
  • Smithsonian Institution - 32 min walk
  • George Washington University - 32 min walk
  • White House - 36 min walk
  • National Mall - 36 min walk
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 38 min walk
  • Georgetown University - 39 min walk
  • Embassy Row - 1 min drive
  • Kennedy Center - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 21 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 32 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 35 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 35 min drive
  • Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) - 35 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 48 min drive
  • Baltimore Washington Intl. Airport (BWI) - 54 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 15 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 17 min drive
  • Lanham Seabrook Station - 20 min drive
  • Dupont Circle Station - 9 min walk
  • Woodley Park-Zoo Station - 14 min walk
  • U Street Station - 20 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Green Zone - 6 min walk
  • Lapis - 7 min walk
  • Tail Up Goat - 10 min walk
  • Keren Coffee Shop - 8 min walk
  • Pupatella - 9 min walk

About this property

American Guest House

At American Guest House, you'll be just a 5-minute drive from National Mall and White House. Free perks include WiFi and self-serve breakfast daily between 7:30 AM and 9:30 AM. This Victorian bed & breakfast is also just a 5-minute drive from Smithsonian's National Zoo and Smithsonian Institution. Public transportation is just a short walk: Dupont Circle Station is 9 minutes and Woodley Park-Zoo Station is 14 minutes.

Languages

English, Portuguese, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Express check-out available
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • There is no front desk at this property
  • Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and an access code; access will be through a private entrance
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 8:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Children (15 years old and younger) not allowed
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free self-serve breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–9:30 AM
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared refrigerator

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station

Services

  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1893
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Accessibility

  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Area rugs in room
  • Hardwood flooring in room

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning and heating
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Individually furnished and decorated

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste (on request)
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.
This property reserves the right to pre-authorize the guest's credit card prior to arrival.
This property requires the credit card holder to complete and sign an authorization letter in advance when reserving multiple rooms or making a reservation on behalf of another guest. A 5% fee is incurred when the credit card used for the reservation is not presented at check-in.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does American Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, American Guest House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at American Guest House?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at American Guest House?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at American Guest House?
Sorry, there's no onsite parking at American Guest House.
What are the check-in and check-out times at American Guest House?
You can check in from 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability). Express check-out is available.
Is there an onsite casino at American Guest House?
No, this bed & breakfast doesn't have a casino, but MGM National Harbor Casino (18-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at American Guest House and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Walter E. Washington Convention Center (2 mi) and Washington Monument (2.5 mi).
What's the area around American Guest House like?
American Guest House is a short 9-minute walk from Dupont Circle Station and 19 minutes' walk from Smithsonian's National Zoo.