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Private room in bungalow

Sweet Get Away in Del Ray

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Sweet Get Away in Del Ray

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean4 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

Live in a small neighborhood and rediscover yourself. Bike to the Mount Vernon Estate or the U.S. Capital. In the summer we have an active garden and many cozy spaces. In the fall and winter, you can take an urban hike to the White House.


Indoor fireplace
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 double bed, 1 floor mattress

House Rules

Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 11AM


102 Reviews

Lyzette User Profile
June 2018
I had a wonderfully relaxing stay at Mellenie's place. Mellenie is very kind and accommodating. As others have already mentioned, the fact that she makes breakfast for you every morning is a HUGE perk! The location is perfect as it is less than a block from a main thoroughfare wh…
Bianca User Profile
June 2018
This place was so wonderful! Mellenie is a such a nice person and really gives you your privacy. The space was sparkling clean, extremely quiet, very private and just a really nice cozy space to relax in. I rarely saw anyone in the house which made it very private. Extremely quie…
Mellenie User Profile
Response from Mellenie:
Thanks Bianca. We'll see you on the porch, now that you live in the neighborhood.
June 2018
Fiona User Profile
February 2018
Returning to Mellenie's cottage time after time is such a joy. We love "our" sweet room and bath, and feel so comfortable and pampered. We had three delicious breakfasts this time, and were treated to a perfect little snack bag as we headed off on a daylong outing. We love stayin…
Cassandra User Profile
November 2017
Mellenie is far and away the coolest host I or any of my friends have heard of. She offered to pick me up from the airport, even when my flight ended up being delayed. She picked up special breakfast things for me, and drove me to the airport on the way back. The space in the hom…
Jillian User Profile
October 2017
Mellenie and Andy went above and beyond to make me feel welcome and at home. We had homemade breakfast each morning and their house is so cute and cozy. I highly highly recommend!
Iryna User Profile
July 2017
This was the best stay I have had in Alexandria. Mellenie was easy to communicate with, made the best breakfasts ever and was very helpful with any questions I had. The apartment is clean, comfortable, and spacious. Internet works very well, which was very important for me. Lots …
Ken & Omayra User Profile
Ken & Omayra
July 2017
This is the second time we stayed with Mellenie, we have no complaints, great area to walk around, only 6-10 $ using Ubar to go to DC. which we did everyday. Just a nice place to stay & relax. Very good breakfast.

Hosted by Mellenie

Alexandria, Virginia, United StatesJoined in April 2013
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112 Reviews
Mellenie is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Born in Virginia and started Truly-Life, a small business making skin care products from our garden. My very first job was working at a summer resort when I was just 13. Hosting visitors reminds me of that summer job. We hope people feel relaxed when they stay at our home, becaus…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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