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Come stay with former diplomats in our 110yr old fully renovated, quiet home featured in Washington's Best Addresses and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. We love meeting travelers and look forward to making your stay a 'local' one.

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Bed type: Real Bed
Property type: Apartment
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check Out: 11:00 AM

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Extra people: $20 / night after the first guest
Security Deposit: $300
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  • 1401 R St NW

    Just want cocktails and dessert? Right next door to where you're staying? Then this is the place for you. Outdoor seating very popular in summer.

    R St NW D.C. DC 20009
  • Flowers On Fourteenth

    Nearest florist. If you're lucky you will walk past on the day they decorate the sidewalk with rose petals!

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Capital Bikeshare

    Nearest bikeshare station. For more details go to the Capital Bikeshare websit(website hidden)om/

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Peregrine Espresso

    Nearest and best coffee shop. Also makes amazing turmeric and ginger tea.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Cork

    Nearest bar and restaurant

    14th St NW Washington D.C. DC 20009-7853
  • Miss Pixie's

    Self described as containing "furniture and whatnots". Be careful if you go to Miss Pixie's for the first time. You may not want to leave.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Crossfit DC

    Need your daily crossfit fix? This one is about 50 steps from our front door. They're friendly and welcoming too.

    14th St NW D.C. DC 20009
  • Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant

    Good bar and restaurant. However the best thing about it is the outside bar area, sitting wrapped in a blanket in front of the fire and enjoying a great glass of wine.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Bodysmith Personal Training

    One of the many gyms in the area. This is one of the closest.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Kazanchis Carry Out & Grocery

    Corner store - just a block away. Also nearest ATM

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • ATM

    Closest ATM (located outside Kazanchis). Open 24hrs

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Pearl Dive Oyster Palace

    Nearest restaurant for seafood with a Louisiana flavor. Also has a great bar above it called Blackjack.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Garden District (formerly Standard)

    Beer, burgers and outdoor seating. Basic,good burgers and beer with a fun buzz.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • two birds, one stone

    Hidden underneath doi moi, it is a cocktail bar as lively & welcoming as a friend’s party. 6 drinks and a "punch du jour" on the hand-drawn menu which changes regularly. An Adam Bernbach bar.

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Doi Moi

    Truly excellent Vietnamese and Thai-inspired food. For those who love their food both SE Asian and spicy! Really interesting wine list too.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Redeem

    Great urban clothing for men & women

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Black Cat

    The legendary Black Cat music venue is only a block away. Check out its website for upcoming performances by local, national and international artists.

    14th St NW Washington District of Columbia 20009
  • Plan B

    Another local gallery

    14th St NW # A Washington DC 20005
  • Ted's Bulletin

    Relatively cheap and popular place and open for breakfast. Their specialties are hand made pop tarts and adult milkshakes!

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Drafting Table

    Gastropub - streamlined, neat, unhurried, unpretentious, and brightly lit. The decor is consistent with the title, and the menu is small and straightforward. It has a cool, industrial/minimalist vibe.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • El Centro D.F.

    Spicy hot food and spicy hot margaritas!

    14th Street Northwest Washington D.C. District of Columbia 20009
  • Muléh

    Awesome designer clothing AND furniture. Just a great vibe shopping here. Geometric brands like 3.1 Phillip Lim and Maison Martin Margiela sit next to gorgeous, spherical interior objects.

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Masa 14

    Latin Asian fusion, great servers, and the longest bar in DC. Also has a terrific roof bar for fun and people watching.

    14th Street Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20009
  • Great Wall Szechuan House

    Best and fastest take out/home delivered Chinese in the neighborhood. Also has a ma la menu. Mala is oily spicy and numbing sauce of Sichuanese peppercorn, chili, and other spices simmered with oil.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Cork & Fork LLC

    The very best wine store in the area IMHO. Extremely knowledgeable staff including a 3rd generation winemaker from Champagne, France. Also free wine tastings on weekend evenings.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Estadio

    Tapas anyone?

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005-3722
  • Source Theater

    Great live theater with a focus on comedy.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Som Records

    Into vinyl? They stock used, new, imported & rare vinyl or rock, soul, funk, disco, go-go, reggae, samba, salsa, folk, blues, punk, electronica & more!

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • FedEx Office Print & Ship Center

    The nearest Fedex for your shipping and business needs. They also have stationery supplies a photocopier, and provide fax services.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Treasury Vintage Store

    Has a wonderful range of vintage clothing. Also stocks a selection of new clothing by local designers.

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Cafe Saint-Ex

    Small local bar and good food. Also has brunch each weekend. Where the locals go to hang out.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • The Studio Theatre

    Catch the very best of live plays that DC has to offer. Check its website for what's currently playing.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Vida Fitness

    Local gym.

    15th Street, NW Washington DC 20005
  • PNC Bank

    Nearest bank ATM.

    P Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Yoga District

    My favorite place for yoga classes. THE warmest and friendliest people on the planet, yoga district teach has many classes for different yoga styles and levels. Even has mat rental. 7 days a week.

    14th St NW D.C. DC 20009
  • Wells Fargo Bank

    Bank with ATM

    P Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Taylor Gourmet

    Wonderful sandwiches made to order.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Whole Foods Market

    Whole Foods - biggest and best grocery store in the area

    P Street Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20005
  • Transformer

    Brilliant postage stamp-sized art gallery. Only place I've seen showing in the neighborhood showing cutting edge contemporary art.

    P Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Trader Joe's Grocery Store

    Close, limited range of goods but cheap.

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • CVS/pharmacy

    24 hour CVS drug store - also has groceries.

    P Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Policy

    Local restaurant

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Universal Gear

    Terrific men's clothing with an amazing window display. Quite the gay mecca too.

    14th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Sun Cleaners

    Nearest good dry cleaner. Also does mending and tailoring.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20005
  • Twins Jazz

    Live jazz every night

    U Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • U Street Farmers Market

    In addition to flowers and produce, this market offers Dolcezza gelato, whoopie pies from Whisked! bakery and an array of eggs from chickens, ducks and ostrich.
    Saturdays from 9AM-1 PM May-Nov 19

    U St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Patty Boom Boom

    Jamaican influenced dance-hall and patty carry out

    U Street Northwest Washington DC 20009-4444
  • Duke's Shoe Repair

    The gentleman at Duke's is old school ie, believes any show can be fixed. But it will take time so don't go here for instant repairs.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Lost Society DC

    Terrific restaurant, bar and nightclub.

    14th Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Walgreens

    Nearest Walgreens drug store. Right across the road from the U Street metro.

    U St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Marvin

    Marvin serves the best Belgian moules-frites alongside southern-style shrimp and grits. Also great rare music - funk, soul, ska, and jazz created by part owner, Thievery Corporation's Eric Hilton.

    14th Street Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20009
  • Sala Thai Restaurant

    I can't comment on their Thai food but it makes possibly the best dragon sushi rolls in the city.

    U St Washington D.C. DC 20009-7588
  • U Street Metro Station

    Best metro station to use if flying into Reagan airport/

  • Lincoln Theatre

    Go see something live at the historic Lincoln Theater

    U Street Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20009-4442
  • Sushi Taro

    Arguably THE best affordable Japanese food in the city.

    17th Street Northwest Washington DC 20036
  • Dukem Ethiopian Restaurant

    DC has a large Ethiopian community. Dukem restaurant is where DC's many Ethiopian taxi drivers choose to eat their cuisine.

    U Street Northwest Washington DC 20009
  • Solly's U St Tavern

    Friendly local bar which has live music upstairs and also shows sporting events. If you're an Aussie you can usually catch the major sporting games at Solly's as one of the owners is Australian.

    11th Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
  • Vinoteca Wine Bar and Bistro

    Great wine bar and restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Go there Sunday nights to drink Spanish wine at a discounted price while listening to live Spanish music.

    11th Street NW Washington DC 20001
  • Bohemian Caverns

    Live jazz

    11th Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
  • Lauriol Plaza

    Tex Mex at its finest. The place is always packed, has wonderful roof seating, and has free valet parking.

    18th St NW Washington District of Columbia 20009
  • Blondie's Spa / Hair Studio

    The best hair cutters, colorists, and spa in DC IMHO. Ask for Linh to fix your hair and Grace for spa treatments.

    Washington DC 20009
  • Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe & Grill

    Where else can you browse and buy books, then hit the bar, and grab some brunch/lunch/dinner/dessert? All while people watching.

    Connecticut Avenue Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20036
  • The Howard Theatre

    The historic theater that launched the careers of Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Marvin Gaye and The Supremes, reopened in April 2012 after a $29 million renovation. The website has more details

    T Street Northwest Washington DC 20001
  • Dupont Circle Metro Station

    Metro (subway) - Red line

  • Dupont Circle Farmers Market

    Dupont FRESHFARM Market
    Sundays from 8:30 AM-1 PM
    Through December

    20th St NW Washington DC 20009
  • Secondi Inc

    Designer consignment store. Buy clothing Washington's wealthy wear once and discard. They usually have a good stock of European labels, and I've found Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks here as well.

    Connecticut Ave NW # 2 Washington D.C. DC 20009
  • Mimosa Salon

    My go to when I can't see my regular manicure/pedicure gal. They're fast and efficient. Take care though - in the afternoons you may have to wait as it's so popular.

    Connecticut Ave NW Washington DC 20009
  • Teaism

    Huge selection of teas, wonderful sweet things to go with your pot of tea and a nice lunch menu. You can also buy loose tea here to take home.

    R Street Northwest Washington D.C. DC 20009-1011
  • Chocolate Moose

    My favorite quirky gift store in the city. "Serving weirdly sophisticated Washingtonians since 1978, but now attempting to reach out to the rest of you!" Great political kitsch

    L Street Northwest Washington DC 20036
  • McPherson Sq Metro Station, E Entrance

    Metro (subway) Orange/blue line

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