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1 room, 2 adults

American Guest House, Washington

3.5-star3.5 stars
2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC, 20009, United States of America

Victorian B&B within easy reach of Smithsonian's National Zoo
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast and free WiFi
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Tasty breakfast
Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe

American Guest House, Washington

from $310 CAD
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 202 (1 queen bed max 2 people))
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 203 (1 queen bed max 2 people))
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 301 (1 queen bed max 2 people))
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 302 (1 queen bed max 2 people))
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 303 (1 queen bed max 2 people))
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 401)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 402)
  • Room, Private Bathroom (Room 403)
  • Room, Private Bathroom ( Room 204 (1 Double Bed Max 2 People))

What’s around American Guest House, Washington


  • In Dupont Circle
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 38 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km

Getting around

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) - 18 min drive
  • Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) - 51 min drive
  • Washington Dulles Intl. Airport (IAD) - 35 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 34 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 35 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 32 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 48 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 13 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 15 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 15 min drive
  • Dupont Circle Station - 9 min walk
  • Woodley Park-Zoo Station - 14 min walk
  • U Street Station - 20 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 12 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-10:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open during the following times:
  • Monday - Sunday: 9:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive after hours must contact the bed and breakfast at least 48 hours prior to arrival to receive late check-in instructions.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (15 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1893
  • Library
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
  • Daily housekeeping

American Guest House, Washington’s small print

Also known as

  • American Guest House B&B Washington
  • American Guest House Bed & breakfast Washington
  • American Guest House B&B
  • American Guest House Washington
  • American Guest House
  • American Guest House Hotel Washington Dc
  • American Guest House B&b
  • American Guest House Washington
  • American Guest House Bed & breakfast
  • American Guest House Hotel Washington Dc


This property will place an authorization for the full cost of stay 7 days prior to check in date for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.
This property requires the credit card holder to complete and sign an authorization letter in advance when reserving multiple rooms or making a reservation on behalf of another guest. A 5% fee is incurred when the credit card used for the reservation is not presented at check-in.
Guests who may encounter issues with stairs should contact this property in advance. Elevators are not available.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitization guidelines.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of USD 90.00 (subject to availability)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for American Guest House, Washington

  • Does American Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, American Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Are pets allowed at American Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at American Guest House?
    You can check in from 4 PM to 10:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of USD 90.00 (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near American Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Pines Of Florence (4-min walk), Buca Di Beppo (5-min walk), and Russia House Restaurant and Lounge (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do near American Guest House?
    Recommended spots to visit include Walter E. Washington Convention Center (2 mi) and Washington Monument (2.4 mi).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 33 reviews

Poor 2.0
What you see is not what you get
This hotel should NO LONGER be a choice on The 4th flour room did not have a secure lock rather one that could easily be opened with a paper clip (bathroom entry from outer hallway). The advertised“gourmet breakfast” was hardly that, and cooked in a kitchen with dirty dish clothes. Worse, the ceiling fan over the bed was hanging on six inches of wires. We had to change rooms after a phone call with the manager who blamed us for knocking down the ceiling fan/light fixture but told the day help that her husband had hung it that way so it wouldn’t rattle. The “designer linens” were stained and far from high end. A handyman was called in to fix the ceiling fan, when it should have been done by a licensed electrician. We doubted the safety of all of the work done in this historic building. The decor was cheap and sloppily done. A sign taped to the 10’ ceiling in our room said to open the vent on the ceiling if we were too cold. There was no way to reach the vent Do NOT stay at this hotel.
Linda, us4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hidden gem in a perfect part of town. Safe, close to restaurants, and fantastic service.
Joan, us2 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
DC Overnight
Overnight stay before a conference, great location, excellent staff.
John, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely gem in Adams Morgan
susheela, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect location, clean, super friendly staff. Delicious breakfast with many extras and good coffee.
Jennifer, us2 night trip

American Guest House, Washington

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