15 Great Washington DC Bed and Breakfasts

A Guide to the Best Guest Houses in the Nation's Capital

Washington DC has a number of Bed and Breakfasts (also referred to as B & Bs or guest houses) that offer a unique place to stay and a more personal way to experience a visit to the nation's capital.  Why stay in a big unfriendly hotel when you can stay in a guest house where you have space to relax and an innkeeper who can provide you with helpful tips and suggestions? These Washington DC Bed and Breakfasts provide comfortable overnight accommodations with personal service and hospitality. Read the reviews and find the property that best suits your needs. 

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Embassy Circle Guest House

Embassy Circle Guest House
© Embassy Circle Guest House
Address
4035, 2224 R St NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Phone
+1 202-232-7744
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
4.8

This luxury Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful historic property located along Embassy Row in Washington, DC. The property is centrally located with easy access to the city's top attractions and just steps to the metro, shopping, and dining.

Guest Rooms: 11
Neighborhood: Embassy Row, Dupont Circle

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Chester A. Arthur House

Chester A. Arthur House
© Chester A. Arthur House
Address
23 Logan Cir NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Phone
+1 877-893-3233

The Victorian row house serves as a Bed and Breakfast and is conveniently located in historic Logan Circle in the heart of Washington DC. There are 4 guestrooms, each with private bath. Some rooms can accommodate extra guests. Children ages six and older are welcome. The property is located just north of the White House, within walking distance to several Metro Stations, the Washington Convention Center, and the popular 14th Street Corridor which is home to dozens of great restaurants.
Guest Rooms:

 4
Neighborhood: Logan Circle

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Adams Inn

Adams Inn
© Adams Inn
Address
1746 Lanier Pl NW, Washington, DC 20009-2118, USA

The Adams Inn offers bed and breakfast charm although it has 27 guest rooms. The property is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Adam's Morgan, just a quick walk from tons of restaurants and to the DC Circulator bus stop. The Inn can accommodate groups, families, and pets. Several triple rooms are available. 

Guest Rooms: 27
Neighborhood: Adams Morgan

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Akwaaba

Akwaaba
© Akwaaba
Address
1708 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20009-3104, USA
Phone
+1 877-893-3233
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
4.3

This 1890's historic townhouse is within walking distance of the White House, and the many fine restaurants, and shops. The Dupont Circle Metro station is 4 blocks away. The property includes spacious guest rooms, a welcoming parlor, an expansive dining room and a library. 

Guest Rooms: 8
Neighborhood:  Dupont Circle

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American Guest House

American Guest House
© American Guest House
Address
2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Phone
+1 202-588-1180
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
4.8

American Guest House is located in a historic 1893 Venetian Gothic building in a trendy, upscale, safe and beautiful neighborhood in the heart of DC. It is located within a 10-minute walk to the Dupont Circle Metro near several of Washington DC's best restaurants, as well as the Phillips Art Gallery, Embassy Row, and specialty shops. Single and double rooms are available. No children or pets are allowed. 

Guest Rooms: 12
Neighborhood: Kalorama Triangle/ Dupont Circle

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Woodley Park Guest House

Woodley Park Guest House
© Woodley Park Guest House
Address
2647 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Phone
+1 202-667-0218

The Bed and Breakfast is located just steps to the Metro, and a short walk from the National Zoo and Adam's Morgan. Guest rooms are beautifully furnished and the property was given the TripAdvisor 2015 Hall of Fame Award. Woodley Park is an upscale urban community with quiet tree-lined streets. 

Guest Rooms: 15
Neighborhood: Woodley Park

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Mount Vernon Square Bed and Breakfast

Mt. Vernon Square Bed & Breakfast
© Mt. Vernon Square Bed & Breakfast
Address
400 M St NW, Washington, DC 20001-4606, USA
Phone
+1 888-399-5496

The Bed and Breakfast provides a home away from home and personal service just three blocks from the Washington, DC Convention Center and a 10- minute walk to the National Mall and other attractions. The property has gorgeous woodwork, marble floors, 11 ft. ceilings, and upscale furnishings.

Guest Rooms: 5
Neighborhood: Mount Vernon Square

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Swann House

Swann House
© NC in DC
Address
1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009-3206, USA
Phone
+1 202-265-4414

The Queen-Anne style historic property, built in 1883, is an award-winning Bed & Breakfast with 15 guest rooms of varying sizes. Daily breakfast is included. There is a swimming pool onsite. The property is located in a prime location between the Dupont Circle and U Street Metro stations with plenty of good restaurants within an easy walk.

Guest Rooms: 15
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

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Mansion on O

Mansion on O
© Rachel Cooper
Address
2020 O St NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
Phone
+1 202-496-2020

This is one of the most unique properties in Washington DC. The Victorian-style home resides on a quiet street in the heart of Dupont Circle and is actually five interconnected row houses. The Mansion on O is a non-profit organization and museum, a bed and breakfast, a conference and event venue, and a private club. 

Guest Rooms: 23
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle

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Kalorama Guest House

Kalorama Guest House
© Kalorama Guest House
Address
2700 Cathedral Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA
Phone
+1 202-588-8188
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
4.3

Located off Connecticut Avenue, guests of this Washington DC Bed and Breakfast enjoy easy walks to shopping, international restaurants, and the National Zoo. The Victorian townhouse provides a cozy home away from home at an affordable rate. There are no TVs in the guestrooms and some rooms have shared baths. The property is very close to the Woodley Park-Zoo Metro station.

Guest Rooms: 10
Neighborhood: Kalorama /Woodley Park

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Ivy Mansion

Ivy Mansion
© Ivy Mansion
Address
1705 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA
Phone
+1 202-302-0242
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
5

Located on a tree-lined street in the heart of Dupont Circle, the Ivy Mansion is comfortable, convenient and affordable. The basement apartment can accommodate up to 6 guests. The property is just steps away from a variety of restaurants, Embassy Row, the Phillips Collection and many other attractions. 

Guest Rooms: 4
Neighborhood:  Dupont Circle

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Cardoza Guest House

Cardoza
© Cardoza
Address
1323 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009-4438, USA

The Cardoza Guest House offers four guest rooms or a small studio apartment. The Studio apartment is garden or English basement level with a private entrance. The property is two blocks from the Green Line U. Street/Cardozo Metro station. Many restaurants, shops, and evening entertainment venues are within easy walking distance.

Guest Rooms: 5
Neighborhood: Logan Circle

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Malolo Bed and Breakfast

Malolo Bed and Breakfast
© Malolo Bed and Breakfast
Address
5213 B St SE, Washington, DC 20019, USA
Phone
+1 202-670-6332
Inns & Bed and Breakfasts
4.7

The Bed and Breakfast offers South Pacific hospitality in a comfortable setting in SE DC. The property is located 5 miles from the National Mall but is located near the Benning Road Metro Station. The innkeepers provide free rides to Metro and free pickup and dropoff to Reagan National Airport and Union Station. Rooms are spacious, modern and beautifully decorated.

Guest Rooms: 4
Neighborhood: Capitol View

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Stone Manor

Stone Manor
© Stone Manor
Address
Ellicott St NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA

Stone Manor is located in a quiet neighborhood in the Upper Northwest of Washington, DC near Rock Creek Park and Chevy Chase. The hostess decorated the B&B with art from Central America, the Near East, and Africa. The house is near the Van Ness-UDC Metro Station and a bus stop on Connecticut Ave. The home is for ages 21 and over only. 

Guest Rooms: 3
Neighborhood: Forest Hills

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15 Great Washington DC Bed and Breakfasts