Akwaaba DC Bed & Breakfast

1708 16th Street NW

Enjoy the exceptional location, and Victorian charm of  Akwaaba DC, the Washington location in  our family of B&B's. We are situated directly north of the White House in one of one of Washington's best neighborhoods, Dupont Circle. The Inn offers a choice of 7 guest-rooms or a furnished apartment with accommodations for up to 6. Each of the uniquely decorated guest rooms is tailored around African American authors and classic genres. Dupont Circle, offers visitors more than 80 restaurant choices, exquisite, boutique shopping, several excellent bookstores, movie theaters, hip night-clubs and the Improv comedy theater. From a romantic weekend, sightseeing tour of the Smithsonian Museums, or the professional business trip, Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast DC can make your stay comfortable, convenient and memorable.

From our location, visitors can easily access the best sightseeing Washington has to offer. The home is a short pleasant walk (5 blocks; less than a 10-minute stroll), to the Dupont Circle Metro station. From here, the subway will take you to the Smithsonian Museums, National Mall, White House, National Monuments or the National Zoo. Business travelers will find easy access to the new Washington Convention Center, Verizon Center, Reagan Convention Center as well as the Hilton Towers and Marriott Wardman conference hotels.

Home Amenities:
Choice of 7 guestrooms each with private bath (2 feature Jacuzzi tubs) or a furnished apartment with accommodations for up to 6

Home cooked hot breakfast served each morning, 8am  weekdays, 9am weekends (except the apartment which has it's own fully equipped kitchen)

Complimentary WiFi

Available reserved off street parking ($20/nt)

Rooms with King sized bed

Color television with cable in each room

Romance packages available

Massage services can be reserved on-site

Afternoon refreshments

Smoke free/pet free accommodations

We can accommodate children over 12 in the main house, children under 12 in the  Writer's Retreat Apartment