Capitol Court on Capitol Hill

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Capitol Ct, Washington, DC 20002, United States

The Space

Note: No hidden fees! Our pricing includes the 14.5% DC Sales Tax, cleaning, linens, and utilities.

A. DESCRIPTION
Drop your bags and find yourself at the doorstep of global democracy in this handsomely decorated 1 BR sidewalk level apartment in an historic Capitol Hill townhome. Capitol Hill is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Washington, DC because it is an unparalleled location for experiencing the Nation’s Capital; just 2 blocks from Union Station and 3 blocks from the Supreme Court! You’ll have an easy walk to the great sights in DC: The National Mall, The Smithsonian museums, The U.S. Capitol Building and Library of Congress, Supreme Court, Folger Shakespeare Theater and the Botanical Conservatory.

Want to step out of the tourist mold? Rub shoulders with members of Congress and the Senate in one of “The Hill’s” many fine restaurants and eateries within a 2 block radius; White Tiger, La Loma Restaurant, Café Berlin, Bistro Cacao, Sonoma and Toscanas to name a few.

With its close proximity to Union Station, the Capitol Court apartment is easily accessible from National Airport, Metro, or Amtrak. Walk (that's right, it is within walking distance) to the U.S. Capitol building, Senate and House buildings, and the National Mall (Botanical Garden, Smithsonian Museums). If you are driving to Washington, D.C., a parking space is available right at your front door (limit small to mid size sedan only, please note that parking is an extra fee).

This newly renovated apartment in a charming historic row house has all the modern amenities of your own home; cable, WiFi, flat panel TV, fully equipped kitchen with new appliances, washer/dryer, security system, and a private outside patio. The bedroom features a queen size bed with ample storage and closet space. The living room sofa folds out to a very comfortable full size sofa bed.

B. AMENITIES
•Off-street parking spot at your entrance(!)*fee
•Flatscreen wall-mounted TV with cable
•WIFI
•Full kitchen
•Washer/dryer
•Private Patio
•Security System

C. LOCATION:
This is the heart and soul of Washington, DC. You’re just a short 2 block walk to all of DC's major sites, including the U.S. Capitol (2 blocks!), Library of Congress, Supreme Court and the impressive National Mall. There are plenty of restaurants and coffee shops within 2 blocks of the apartment; Neb's Coffee, Ebenezer’s Coffee House, Bagels & Baguettes. Beautifully restored Union Station also has a large food court, several restaurants, shops, and Starbucks. Wine aficionado? Schneider’s of Capitol Hill, one of DC’s best wine stores, is also located one block from the apartment. Finish your meal with a leisurely stroll through the history-soaked neighborhoods that author and socialite M.E. Sherwood once described as capturing “A mingled simplicity and grandeur.”

D. TRANSPORTATION
Leave your car behind! Union Station, a transportation hub for the mid-Atlantic region, is just 2 blocks away and houses not only our trains, AMTRAK, but also the Metro Red Line, the "Circulator" bus, MARC trains to Maryland, and buses to New York City (MegaBus, Vamoose, Bolt Bus).

If you are driving into the city, Capitol Court has a rare and coveted parking space right in front!

Guest Access

Optional parking space available for additional fee. Please make advanced arrangements.

Interaction with Guests

The owner lives upstairs in case you need something or have a question, other than that you have full privacy.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: $10 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 4 nights
Weekly Price: $1467 /week
Monthly Price: $4402 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cleaning Fee: $45
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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  • The reservation was canceled 66 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

    February 2014
  • Great location! Friendly coffee shop and cozy Italian restaurant are just down the street. Union Station is a block away and the National Mall is only a few blocks further.

    The place was very clean, nicely decorated, the bed was awesome and the host was super. We stayed 6 days so we saw most of DC but if we ever return we'll definitely stay here again.

    February 2014
  • We had a wonderful stay at Capitol Court. Charlotte and the LUXbnb team provided a great experience. The property is even better than the pictures. The location is away from any street noise, feels very safe, and is a short walk from Union Station. There is a local market nearby and a great coffee shop just down the street. The property is in the perfect central spot for a trip to DC. We were able to spend the day seeing the sights, drop by to rest for a bit, and then head out again for the evening. I would highly recommend this rental to couples visiting the area. It’s the best combination of hotel amenities with a true local feel. Reserving the room was easy and Charlotte was quick to respond to any questions or concerns. We had a fabulous time and can’t wait to visit again!

    November 2012
  • The accommodation was excellent.
    Centrally located in DC with Union Station and the Metro just five minutes walk.
    We loved every minute.
    As for Charlotte and Kevin - they are just fantastic. You couldn't find better property managers.

    November 2012
  • This was a great place to stay on our holiday to DC. I made an error on the dates initially booking via the website ... contacted Charlotte via email and she was very quick to respond and to help fix my error!
    The apartment is 5 / 10 min walk from Union Station and approx 10min walk to The Mall / Smithsonian tourist attractions, very well located! The photos look exactly like the real thing! No complaints whatsoever and highly recommended!

    November 2012
  • This studio was wonderful and perfect in all ways,decorated beautifully, very clean, perfect location. Inside and out was just lovely. We would stay there again in a heartbeat. You really got the D.C. experiance being there. Having a nice kitchen with all the appliances one would need was so convenient. We would spend our days exploring and some nights it was perfect to be able to make a sandwich and gear up for the next day and not have to go out for every meal. The bed and bedding was first rate, and very comfortable. The decor was cozy and very tasteful. We also had a spot to park our rented car so we spent a couple of days in the country. Although, you could spend weeks in town and never see it all. The location was perfect to walk to everything or just around the corner was the Union Station (beautiful) to catch a cab. It was easy to book. Everyone was so helpful in every way. All in all, we are a retired couple who had the perfect adventure. Thank you

    October 2012
  • A great location and perfect accommodation for 2 people doing the sites.

    October 2012
  • The apartment was perfectly appointed with all I needed: great toiletries, special surprises and even an umbrella (a treasure since I forgot my own). The instructions left in the apartment for navigating the home and the city were priceless. I had a wonderful stay!!

    October 2012
  • The place is exactly how it looks in the pictures. It is clean and comfortable. My contact for this place, Rodney, was very responsive on text messages and would usually reply almost immediately. There was everything that I needed for my trip in the place. I was visiting friends in DC and Annapolis, so I rented a car and I was able to get a great parking spot right outside my front door. Ask if it is available. This apartment is about a 10 minute walk from Union Station where you can catch the public transit and there are plenty of places to eat and shop. The Capitol building is also about a 10 minute walk away. I would DEFINITELY stay here again.

    October 2013
  • Great place. Great location. We made a combo business/vacation trip to DC where I worked for 1 day and then we brought our 10-year old son to see the sites. This place is in a great location, close to Capital Hill sites and accessible to the Metro and Bikeshare.

    July 2013
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My business is DC LuxeAccomodations, we offer short-stay properties in wonderful neighborhoods in Northwest Washington including those areas in high demand by visitors, i.e. DuPont Circle, Georgetown, Palisades and Capitol Hill. We offer studios to full homes for stays of 4 nights up to 8 months. Let us know your travel plans and we will find the best fit for your needs. Be generous and share the knowledge of LUXbnb, your source for short-stay rentals in Washington, with your friends, family adn colleagues. Our latest addition are vacation properties for Washingtonians. See the Washington Vacations section on our website for homes in the nearby mountains. Take a few days away from the bustle of the city to explore our bucolic countryside little changed over the past 2 to 3 centuries. Visit wineries and orchards, significant Civil War battlefields and historic towns, hike the Apalachian Trail or follow in the footsteps of our founding fathers by visiting their homes. There is plenty to do that beckons you to leave the city for a weekend or a week. A bit about me...I am a former Californian who, after 12 years in DC, is now an honorary Washington native. Being well traveled both domestically and internationally has given me a great appreciation for the enrichment contact with others brings to our experience. I am well-versed on the "must-see" sights, monuments and museums of our culturally rich city, along with the unique experiences your find only in Washington. We share that insight with our guests in our property Welcome Guides which we send upon confirmation. We very much enjoy hosting visitors to our Nation's Capital and ensuring that they are able to make the most of their visit. Charlotte Perry Founder, LUXbnb Your short-stay source in Washington.
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