Rent out a huge light-filled room (in 2BD apartment) complete with a KING-SIZED TEMPERPEDIC MATTRESS, a desk, and ample shelf/drawer space. In the apartment is a recently renovated kitchen with marble countertops, a large living room that gets tons of light, and one bathroom.
Everything is fully-furnished (including kitchenware).
This room is in one of the MOST COLORFUL NEIGHBORHOODS of Washington DC, Columbia Heights. Howard University is down the street, and it's in walking district to nightlife on U Street.
The Metro is a 10 minute walk. Also, less than a block away is a bus that can take you straight to your favorite tourist spots.
Down the block, you can find vegetarian-soul food, an herbal medicine shop, local coffee shops, and MUCH MORE!