American Guest House a Washington DC Bed and Breakfast offers 12 comfortable en suite bedrooms located within 10 minutes walk to the Dupont Circle Metro Station and 1 mi NW of the White House. We are best known for our genuinely friendly and knowledgeable service and delicious gourmet breakfasts.
5 on November 19, 2014
We stayed 5 nights at the American Guest House when I accompanied my husband on a business trip last month. This is a charming and beautiful old building that was built in 1899. The accommodations are well maintained and very comfortable. We were on the top floor in room 403, which is spacious with a sitting area and antique furniture that is both decorative and functional. Be aware that there is no elevator so pick a floor according to your ability to climb stairs. We happily got our exercise by climbing that beautiful staircase. The breakfasts were enjoyable and well prepared by Chef Kevin. Any questions we had, Marcos or Kevin were there to assist us. We would go back to stay at American Guest House in a heartbeat. It is a great place to stay!
5 on November 14, 2014
If you're looking for a quaint, quiet place to stay in DC that's convenient to everything, American Guest House is the place. I had the luxury of staying in two of their rooms during my stay and both rooms were perfectly comfortable and roomy. I can't say enough about the wonderful gourmet breakfasts! The On-site managers were friendly and helpful when I needed recommendations. I will be staying here again! M.Glatz
4.4 on October 24, 2014
Parking is expensive. Breakfast was good but not what I would normally expect. Should have been more substantial . Great location. Safe neighborhood. Lovely girl inn keeper that weekend. Very friendly and helpful.
4.4 on September 06, 2014
This B and B is away from the downtown crown but close enough to walk/metro/taxi into the hub. The neighborhood is active and upscale. I like quiet, comfortable, lowkey and unique and AGH it all of that. I would go back next time I'm in DC.
4.0 on September 03, 2014
Cosy and clean room. Fresh breakfast. Free WiFi. 10 minuten Walker from metro Dupont Circle. Friendly staff.
4.6 on August 22, 2014
Actually I loved everything about the place, except the parking situation. The room was cozy and comfortable. The breakfast was divine! The chef was fun to talk to and the other guests were interesting. My only small complaint is parking. Once I arrive, I park my car and take the convenient Metro - a 10 min. walk to the Red Line at Dupont circle. But parking is a bit of a hassle with the nearest long term lot a block away or so. When lugging stuff for a week long stay, that's a pain. That said, I'll be back with some frequency.
5 on June 11, 2014
Great location only a 10 minute walk to Dupont Circle Metro, several restaurants less than 10 minutes walk away, 1 mile from the White House about 2 miles from the National Mall and the Smithsonian Museums & Monument, safe upscale residential neighborhood. We appreciated the free WiFi and 24/7 self serve hot beverage and cookies. Breakfast was absolutely delicious every single morning. The staff was friendly and very helpful. The room was very beautifully decorated...very comfy bed.
I am so glad you enjoyed staying at our Washington DC Inn. Thank you so much for taking time off your busy schedule to write the review, it is greatly appreciated.
4.4 on August 21, 2013
Good: such friendly, helpful staff who create a family-like atmosphere, as do the rooms which, while small, are furnished with antiques and are incredibly clean and well-kept. We were offered daily room cleaning, but declined because we didn't need it, and we were clearly told the times for breakfast which was a lovely selection of fruit, a yummy omelette, and other things like muffins and croissants, and juice/coffee/ lots of different teas. Bad: we already knew from TripAdvisor that people had whinged about the creaky stairs (solved by staying on the top floor in room 401) and the smallness of the rooms (we are easy to please and I found it fine and cosy - besides, we weren't there all day).
4.4 on June 15, 2012
On a ten day business trip to DC, I really appreciated staying at the American Guest House. Experienced in standard and boring 4star hotels, I had been looking for something different, more humane and cosy. I definitely wasn't disappointed! The two rooms I stayed in were great, the quality of the equipment and the retro feeling of the furniture - special pieces altogether - invites for relaxing moments after busy work days. And the warmth of the place does not only stem from the wooden floors, walls with frames and the beautiful staircase - the manager, Jonathan, and Joseph, made the difference. Extremely helpful and courteous, and real professionals, they are always up for an interesting chat. Finally, let's mention the rich breakfast: a pleasure to start a day like this! For sure, staying at this guesthouse made a difference in my trip... I can only smile when I think about my colleagues who stayed in one of those dusty and anonymous hotels with hundreds of rooms.... Thank you!
3.8 on April 15, 2012
This was our first time at a B&B so we did not know what to expect. We were caught up looking around at all the beautiful and ornate woodwork. Nice rooms, very clean and comfortable. The innkeepers were all very nice. We really liked the closeness to DuPont circle...just a couple blocks away.
Nightly Rate: $120 - $219
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Nightly Rate: $120 - $194
28 miles Dulles International Airport (IAD), 5 miles Reagan National Airport (DCA), 10 minutes walk Wardman Park Marriott, 3 minutes walk Washington Hilton, 10 minutes walk Omni Shoreham Hotel, 10 minutes walk to Dupont Cir Metro Station, Airport, City, Downtown
Washington DC, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan National) 5 miles
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Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Night life, Cosmopolitan cuisine, White house, Smithsonian museums, Dupont Circle Farmer's Market, Kennedy center, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Zoo
Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn
Computer, Copier, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Library, VCR, Washer/dryer , Free Luggage Storage, Business Center (Computer, Printer...), Free Wireless Internet throughout the house, Complementary Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate,Cookies, Dining room open 24h/7 (Microwave, Toasters...), Concierge
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Ceiling fans, Desk, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi
Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Dinning, Running Trails, Relaxing, Shopping, Sight-seeing
Portuguese, English, Spanish
travel, reading, bible history
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Omellette "aux fines herbes" with Mushrooms, Onions, Tomatoes and Cheese.
LAST MINUTE SPECIALS Book any available room on the day of arrival and take $15% off the regular rate for up to 2 nights. All guest rooms have telephone and Wireless Internet access. Fax and copy services also available and made-from-scratch breakfast is included in the rate. All specials are based on availability. Reservations must be made via our website. Discounts may not be combined and specials may end at any time. Please observe our office hours. We stop taking reservation online and on the phone at 10pm.