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Owner/Manager

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Grocery, Restaurants, Mega Mall, Shops and Metro (Mtr) at Door

29 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Washington DC House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our Rates include Taxes, Linens, Cleaning Fee, Long Distance Telephone calls, internet connections and Parking!!!!!

NOW, you can make your deposit $200.00 ONLINE to confirm your reservation and pay balance ONLINE. Just go to hongkong2dc or click on Owner's Website link in the middle left of this page just below the Map.

Click Link in the middle left of this page to see more photos and Floor Plan of this House.

Welcome to Washington DC - the fabulous Columbia Heights area. You can walk in the evenings and feel in total control in this most revitalized DC neighborhood.

Bars, top rated Restaurants, shops from Best Buy, Target, Staples, CVS Pharmacy and Giant Grocery Chain are at the corner.

Our house is a half block from all this convenience and excitement, plus you are just around the block to step down to the Washington DC Metro/ Subway system that will take you to the most important part of the world, the Nation's Capital, also to the city center, tourist area, museums, suburbs, and the outlying area of the region. Columbia Heights Station is only 3 stations from DC Convention Center, and five stops from the USA federal area. No transfer needed on the Green Line.

This is truly a home away from home with all the convenience and essentials to prepare many good meals during your stay. Its decor will relax you. HDTV programs can be viewed from the 50 inch plasma TV with 5.1 surround sound while doing your chores in the kitchen. We boast this well designed 1,300 square feet house and its floor plan to have plenty of functional space for its occupants enjoyment.

The two bedrooms en-suite will give you the privacy needed. We can accommodate eight in your family or group. Queen size beds are in each bedroom, with a Bunk bed in one of them, each room with its LCD HDTV. Very comfortable pull out sofa in open area. Identical updated bathrooms in each bedroom with jetted tubs to refresh you every day of your stay. Plus a powder room for the extra occupant's convenience.

In the Open kitchen, dining and living room area, there is a desk space devoted to office work, with wifi connection. A Washer and Dryer utility room for your laundry chores.

There are two HDMI DVD for those Movie Craving moments without fighting over what to watch. Land line telephones in each room for clear talks, free local calls and free calls to Canada and USA

Leading from the open living area's sliding doors is the 15 feet by 20 feet deck for lounging when the sky is blue and the temperature is right.

To secured your dates in this beautiful convenience in-town home, PayPal, personal check and any credit card will do.

Secured gated parking for two cars if needed are included in the rates.

$200.00 to confirm your reservation, balance due 24 hours prior to your arrival.

Testimonies:

From: Debbie S,

Denver, Colorado, USA

Sent: Sun 4/05/09 10:06 AM

To: kooyuen

Thanks again for a nice place to stay! We really enjoyed coming home to it each night after a long day of sightseeing! Best wishes to you! Debbie

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from: Rui L, in Tennessee

to: Ben and Jim

date: Mon, May 11, 2009 at 2:14 AM

mailed-by: vanderbilt

Hi Ben and Jim,

I just want to say thank you so much for making the place very comfortable and clean. We enjoyed living there and had a very good time in DC. Thank you.

Rui

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More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Owner/Manager (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Owner/Manager

We operate Vacation Properties in USA and Hong Kong, China.

We focus on Oceanfront, Riverfront, Seafront, Historic Homes, and properties with Location emphasis on Shopping conveniences and Transportation ease.

Owner/Manager purchased this house in 1989

Why Owner/Manager chose Washington DC

Great in-town revitalization area with all of the city convenience including Mall DC USA, a Mega mall just right on the corner from the house

What makes this house unique

Spacious house with BBQ Deck and each bedroom is a suite. Wifi internet and Computer terminal provided for home away from home convenience.

Reviews

4.3
based on 29 traveler reviews

Grocery, Restaurants, Mega Mall, Shops and Metro (Mtr) at Door
average rating of 4.3103447 based on 29 reviews
Dallas, Pennsylvania
4

A Good Value - Exactly As Shown

  • 4 of 5

we stayed at this property for two weeks, seeing the sights in Washington with our family of four (two adults, two teenagers) and my father-in-law. The apartment fit us perfectly in terms of bedrooms and bathrooms, and we used the kitchen to cook most of our meals. Cookware was basic, but everything worked, and the nearby Giant was extremely convenient and met all our needs (there are also plenty of local restaurants). We had no problem with the Pho restaurant downstairs - no noise or odors - and they were particularly considerate about the parking space, as well (the included free parking was a big plus). There is a good deal of street noise in the bedroom closest to the street, but the A/C fans covered some of it. Linens were basic but adequate. The location was extremely convenient to the Metro system, which we used for virtually all travel around the city. The listing was 100% accurate in terms of photos, layout, and other details; I will say (in agreement with a previous review) that some attention to minor maintenance (light bulbs, paint, doors, etc.) would be warranted. The site manager did let us know via phone how to enter the property upon arrival, and we did not have (or require) any additional contact during our stay. All in all, I would recommend this property as a good base to see Washington.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wadsworth, IL
5

Betty & Dan

  • 5 of 5

The condo was everything and more than was stated. We took our two grandsons to Washington for their 8th grade graduation trip and this was an excellent place to stay. It was clean, very large, well maintained. In the close vicinity were every kind of restaurant you could want, metro, target, grocery store. Yes, it is above a Vietnamese restaurant with a most friendly proprietor (welcomed us with iced coffees). I found the aroma great but if you don't, buy an air-wick; its very slight. We would definitely stay there again and recommend it to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Phoenix, AZ
3

Mixed Review

  • 3 of 5

The location & layout of this unit is great. Easy to access, close to Metro, solid area. Within blocks of many trendy places (on 12th Street NW). Our son has been a student in DC so we knew the area pretty well when we reserved it. Negatives - plan to buy a lot of air freshener as the restaurant below does have pungent odors - especially in the morning and afternoon. The rear of the shopping mall faces the rear of this unit and the noise from their A/C systems is quite loud - starting by 6 a.m. every day. Because of that noise you need to run the A/C on warm days & keep the patio door closed. The A/C in our unit did not work. I notified the mgr on Friday & he said they'd get somebody to look at it. As of Tuesday (when we left) I had never heard from anyone. The sad part is that with about $2000 to paint the doors and walls, plus repair the A/C & seal vent leaks from the restaurant this would be a fantastic place. As it is right now I would probably not go back.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Spacious, Clean, Convenient

  • 4 of 5

This 2-bedroom, 2-and-a-half-bath apartment was clean, spacious, well-equipped and well-located.

Our family enjoyed this apartment for a week in April. Check-in, check-out and payment were easy. We parked the car in the gated parking spot right behind the apartment. Bus and metro were very close, as were grocery and general stores, and several restaurants. We made use of the washer and dryer, with laundry detergent provided. Beds are comfortable, and the wifi, and the 3 large TVs with cable worked well.

As others have noted, there is a bit of street noise, and occasional kitchen smells from the Vietnamese restaurant located right below the apartment. Also, the HVAC is quite noisy.

The one issue I should mention is that it rained off and on with no ill-effects, except once during one particularly heavy downpour towards the end of our stay, the ceiling sprang a couple of leaks right above the dining table. We used a couple of bowls from the kitchen to contain the drips. I did inform the property manager who said it would be taken care of.

With the leaky roof repaired, I'd recommend this apartment without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Apr 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Roseville, MN
5

Location, Location, Location

  • 5 of 5

The condo location was everything it was advertised to be. Not only a block walk to the Metro, dozens of restaurants, Target and groceries, but the Mall is only 4 metro stops away. 20 minutes door to door for almost everything on the Mall. After a long day of museum shuffling, it was a quick trip back to a great selection of restaurants (Pho 14 and China Town take out were among the favorites) or the functional kitchen to cook in.

The neighborhood has a lot of foot traffic and the 4 restaurants on the block draw well so expect a fair amount of city noise. The sound proofing worked well everywhere except the front bedroom overlooking the street, and a fan took care of that.

Overall a great base to visit DC.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eugene, Oregon
2

Review of property 232156

  • 2 of 5

This rental unit was clean and as advertised. It is close to the Metro, shopping, and a large grocery store. The manager allowed us early arrival which was appreciated. However, the cleaning lady was not finished until one hour past normal arrival time, so we really could not take occupancy until then. I was very disappointed the cleaning lady removed condiments from the pantry when she left. I found it rude she took sugar, butter, and condiment packages from Subway. There is a Pho restaurant directly below the unit, and the smell from the restaurant was unpleasant our entire stay. We also had to ask the restaurant manager twice to turn down the music after 9:00 pm. which was unacceptable. The window coverings do not cover the sliding door in the rear completely. We had to hang a sheet for privacy.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Columbia Heights House Rental Rates

Notes

  • Weekly rate from $1095 Nightly from $195
  • US Dollars
  • Up to 8 persons stay
  • From Mar-Oct:$ 1495/week, Nightly rate $295.
  • From Nov-Feb:$ 1095/week. Nightly Rate $195.
  • Pay in full within seven days from inquiry take 10% OFF
  • Rates include Taxes, Linens, Parking and Cleaning fees.
  • Longer term available at discounted rates.
  • Deposit $200.00, balance 24 hours prior to arrival.
  • Take 5% percent off for Seniors 60+
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Amenities

Washington DC House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • tennis

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