Washington, DC 

American Guest House

2005 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009-1310 US

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Rates: $130 to $289
Total Rooms: 12
Overall Rating: 4 hearts (1 review)


Circa 1889. Fall in love with this 1889 Patrician House gracing the heart of Washington, DC, located across the street from the Washington Hilton. American Guesthouse was completely renovated in 2005. The inn bed and breakfast is a ten-minute walk to Dupont Circle and the Metro Station. Many historic sites and attractions as well as the convention center are all easily accessible. Gorgeous guest bedrooms are elegantly furnished and many include a fireplace. Start each day with a complimentary breakfast full of healthy and delicious items. Enjoy free wi-fi access and gracious hospitality.Location: City/Urban, 5 miles from Reagan National Airport (DCA) and 1 mile from White House.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $130 to $289
Payment types accepted include Visa, Travelers Checks, American Express, Master Card, Discover and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 12 total guest accommodations with private bath.
The types of beds available include Double and Queen.


Minimum Stay Requirements: no minimum stay requirement
Cancellation: To cancel your entire reservation, or any part of your reservation, or to make any changes, for whatever reasons, you must notify us in writing (6) days prior to your scheduled day of arrival. If you do, no fees will be charged. Otherwise, if you don't, your credit card will be charged for the nights you cancel up to 3 nights plus tax. If we are able to re-book your room, we will issue a refund on your credit card for the nights we are able to re-book, at the price we are able to re book, minus commission paid and a $35 processing fee per reservation. This benefit can only be offered for reservations made directly via our website, http://www.americanguesthouse.com. Please be aware that chances of a last minute re booking are quite slim. Therefore we strongly suggest that you purchase Travel Insurance to cover last minute cancellations and changes. If you made your reservation via one of the following sites or their affiliates, Expedia, Booking. Hotels.com, HostelWorld, TripAdvisor, Airbbnb, FlipKey, etc., please contact them directly for a cancellation or change: We are not able to offer cancellation refunds on reservations made via third party websites. OCCUPANCY / NO ENTERTAINING Occupancy of rooms are for registered guests only. We reserve the right to ask guests to leave, without refund of reservation, if this rule is broken. QUIET TIME 8 pm to 9 am Mon-Sun. MINIMUM STAY From 1 to 3 nights depending on time of year. Please check our availability page, send us an email or give us a call. RESERVATION FEE None WHERE TO LEAVE THE ROOM KEY AT CHECK-OUT Front desk LUGGAGE STORAGE & HANDLING We will store your luggage when you arrive early (beginning at 9 am) and upon check-out until 8 Pm for free. However, a $30 per hour fee will be charged after 8 PM, but you MUST remove your luggage the latest by 10 PM or additional fees will be charged. We are available to carry your luggage from 9 am to 9 pm. ELEVATOR We do not have an elevator but we will gladly carry your luggage from 9 am to 9 pm. If you need help outside the hours we are available, let us know the day before so that we can move your heavier luggage into the parlor room downstairs the day before your departure. GIFT CERTIFICATES/CARDS We accept Gift Certificates from BedandBreakfast.com and BnBFinder.com for a maximum of $500.00 but it can not be applied to discounted rates, nor to reservations made via a third party website such as Expedia, Hotels, Booking.com, etc. Provide Amount, Numbers, Expiration Date and Issuer's Name when making reservation. LONG DISTANCE CALLS There is a $70.00 minimum charge for each Operator Assisted call + minutes used. FORGOTTEN ITEMS Items left behind may be shipped to you. We charge the regular shipping fees plus $10 handling fee. Due to a lack of storage space, we can only hold left behind items for 2 months. If you feel you have left an item on your Washington DC vacation, please email us. LOST KEYS There is a $5 charge for each lost key. LAUNDRY Wash/dry/fold laundry service is available at $15.00 per load.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Afternoon Tea, Breakfast, These complimentary items are at your disposal, please help yourself anytime to cookies, tea, hot chocolate and coffee.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Snacks/Refreshments, Afternoon Tea, Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Wine, Help yourself to tea, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies anytime.
Amenities In Room: Reading Lamps, Iron/Ironing Board, Clock Radio, Cable TV, Television, Ceiling Fans, Telephone, Wireless Internet Access, Bath Amenities, Voice Mail, Hair Dryer, Desk, Refrigerator, Air Conditioning and Central Air.
Amenities On Site: Copy Machine, Fireplace, Phone, Fax, PC, Television, Computers and VCR.
Business Traveler Amenities: Hair Dryer, Television, Internet Access, Gym Nearby, FAX On-site, Flexible Check in/out Times, Desk, Wireless Internet Access, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Iron/Ironing Board, Please ask and we will try accommodating.
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, English


Events Hosted: Meetings, Seminars, Romantic Getaways, Family Reunions and Honeymoons.
Other Activities: Shopping (Local Crafts), Water Sports, Sports Events, Major College, Live Theater, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Museums, Parks and Tennis.

Historic Interest

age of building
Historic Awards: Local Register (Applied).