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Elizabeth

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, czech

Great Location - Great Restaurants - Close to Metro ~NW~ ~DC~

34 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Washington DC Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

This studio is located in small apartment building in Columbia Heights neighbourhood known for its Victorian architecture.

Just 3 blocks to Columbia Heights Metro (green and yellow line), 10 minutes ride to the city center, the National Mall and all museums, sightseeing.

Grocery stores (Target, Ginat Food), Gym, Starbucks and many restaurants (The Heights, Sticky Fingers, Red Rocks Pizza, Meridian Pint...), Tivoli Theater, DC USA Shopping Center: everything within two blocks from the apartment.

The apartment features:

- livingroom/bedroom

- one bathroom

- fully equipped kitchen with seating for two

- free WiFi

- free laundry facilities in the building

- private off street parking is available next to the building for $15 per night (necessary to book ahead - limited capacity!)

Keywords: condo, historic, safe area, metro access, convenient location

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Elizabeth (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, czech

Reviews

4.5
based on 34 traveler reviews

Great Location - Great Restaurants - Close to Metro ~NW~ ~DC~
average rating of 4.5 based on 34 reviews
4

Convenient Location and Reasonably Priced

  • 4 of 5

We were looking for a convenient and reasonably priced place to stay while spending the weekend in DC. This absolutely hit the spot. Everything is as described. I agree with other reviews that the Wi-Fi was an issue but it looks like the manager has since updated the modem. As mentioned in another review, it would have been nice if there was a clothes rack or the ability to hang things in the closet. Laundry facilities came in handy and there were no issues there. A few great places nearby are Room 11 for cocktails and Bad Saint for Filipino food. I'd definitely stay here again and would recommend to others!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nicely bright and brilliantly located

  • 4 of 5

We spent three nights in this well-located and surprisingly sunny rental that is, somehow, larger than it looks in the photos while at the same time being pretty small. The kitchen is basic and we didn't actually cook in it, but it seemed to completely stocked, including an electric tea kettle --yay! (We added a small french press to the kitchen equipment so, future visitors who want a single cup of coffee, thank us.) The bed is comfortable and there is adequate lighting for reading and writing postcards. Hot water was plentiful and the tub was pretty darned fine. The decor was pleasantly eclectic and there was a surprising amount of storage.

What is missing: hangers, a place to hang anything, hooks, a closet, a strong internet connection. (Internet was weak, at best, throughout our visit though it definitely varied by time of day.)

The street is quiet and the whole neighborhood feels pretty safe. In addition to being a 5 - 10 minute walk from the subway station with connections to all the excitement of the district, the apartment is close to a street of fabulous restaurants and to a second street of shopping opportunities. The Coupe a block away offers decent baked goods and coffee to go as well as sit-down meal service--and, if internet is essential to you, the Coupe also offers wi-fi and comfy couches and armchairs. Giant Food isn't the highest-end grocery you'll ever experience, but it has pretty much every basic supply you're likely to want--and what you can't find there, you'll likely locate at the nearby Target.

Exchanges, via email, with the owner/manager were easy and pleasant. And, oh hey!, we found a couple of Pellegrino sodas, some bottled water, and a bottle of white wine awaiting us on arrival. What are you waiting for? Book it already!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: UPDATE: The modem in the apartment has been replaced and now we are having a fast internet in the unit again.
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5

Wonderful property to see DC without driving!!!!

  • 5 of 5

One of the nicest properties we have stayed with VRBO! Nice walk to the Metro and DC!!! Grocery store really close. VRBO kitchen had everything we needed to cook! Internet was really slow. Free laundry in basement. Highly recommend to DC visitors!!!! Owners are great communicators!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very good rental in central location.

  • 4 of 5

As advertised. Very central -- near metro, grocery, restaurants, museums. Clean. Easy to access. Nicely managed. We liked it, and would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The apartment was cozy and close to everything.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Location and Accomodating Host

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was in a terrific location and Elizabeth was very accommodating in modifying her minimum stay policy. A bottle of wine and some sparkling water awaited me on arrival. The property had all the needed amenities. I had a few questions after I arrived and Elizabeth was very responsive and helpful. Location, Location, Location!!! I would recommend this owner and property to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Metro station
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The Giant Food
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Frozen Yo
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Red Rocks Pizza at 1036 Park Rd. NW
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Sticky Fingers at 1370 Park Rd. NW
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11th Room
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Wonderland Ballroom
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The Heights Restaurant
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Chipolte
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FedEx Office Print & Ship Center
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Starbucks
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Best Buy Store
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Target Store
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Panda Express
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Five Guys Burger - local burger place
Nearest Point of Interest
Potbelly
Car: not necessary

As far as location - I'm pretty sure you will love it here. We are located just 3 blocks away from the Columbia Heights metro station (green and yellow lines), so getting from our apartment downtown to National Mall is really easy and takes approx. 10 minutes by metro. There are many restaurants and coffee shops within walking distance. A big shopping mall and Giant food store are just around the corner. Being close to city center and experience of living like a local is what visitors love about our property most.

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Rates & Availability

Columbia Heights Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$129
$799
$2,399
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $60

Off street parking available for $15/night. Limited capacity - please inquire about availability.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Special Event and Holiday Rates apply.
Last minute discount up to 20%.

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Amenities

Washington DC Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital

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