Kalorama

Surround yourself with old colonial elegance in Kalorama.

Kalorama’s manicured gardens and marble fountains reflect the neighborhood’s sophisticated atmosphere. Indeed, its distinguished colonial homes match their dignified occupants—ambassadors and statesmen populate Kalorama. This polite neighborhood keeps its noise level to a minimum, but nightlife hotspots like Dupont Circle and Georgetown are mere minutes away.

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On the Map

Kalorama is bordered by Adams Morgan, Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, Georgetown, and Woodley Park

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Possible

Dulles International Airport: 40 minutes by cab without traffic or 77 minutes by transit
Reagan National Airport: 25 minutes by cab without traffic or 34 minutes by transit
Georgetown: 10 minutes by transit
The White House: 7 minutes by transit

Stateliness Amongst Estates

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Kalorama is home to some of Washington DC's oldest and most iconic residences.

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Like so many areas in DC, Kalorama typifies an old-world eminence.

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Kalorama embodies a family-friendly environment while maintaining a suburban elegance.

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The neighborood is great (Embassy disctrict) and very close to Dupont Circle."

Mathilde

Visited in 2013

Home Away From Home For Washington Diplomats

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Kalorama boasts 28 embassies within its boundaries.

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The neighborhood is proud of its international hospitality.

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Kalorama is a pleasant, quiet neighborhood, and if one wants more activity it's near Adams Morgan and others."

Jeffrey

Visited in 2012

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

As a freelance photographer based out of DC, I’ve had a lifelong desire to be submerged in different cultures, meet people of all walks of life, and eat bizarre foods. While my personal favorite escape is surfing remote warm-water breaks in Central America, I loved working on this project and discovering the many hidden subcultures that make up the diverse and often-mislabeled city of Washington, D.C.

Chris Weisler

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