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Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Junior 1 Bedroom Apt / Sleeps 3

Newly renovated, junior 1 bedroom English basement apartment, with 4 full-size windows, offers plenty of natural light. Sleeps 3 adults with a queen bed and twin sofa bed. You'll have a comfortable night's sleep with 500 thread count sheets and tempurpedic pillows. The queen mattress is from Savvy Rest and is made of organic natural latex foam. The full bathroom has a bathtub and shower. There is a washer and dryer in the unit. The full-size kitchen appliances include a refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and iron. The kitchen has granite countertops and is fully furnished with plates, glasses, cookware, utensils, etc. The apartment has all the conveniences of home. For travelers with small children, a highchair and Pack n' Play are available upon request.

The apartment is located just north of downtown, near 2 yellow/green line metro stops—just 3 blocks from Howard University/Shaw metro stop and 3 blocks from the Mt Vernon/Convention Center metro stop. Reagan National Airport is also located on the yellow line, so the commute from the airport is very easy. Washington DC is a very walkable city with good public transportation. You won't need a car while you are here. If you are traveling with a car, there is plenty of street parking available. Street parking is locally zoned, but we will arrange for you to have a parking pass for a $25 fee.

We are walking distance to vibrant nightlife, like the U street corridor, Logan Circle and Chinatown/Gallery Place. Only 3 metro stops to the National Mall and all of the historic monuments. Lots of restaurants within walking distances. 

For extended stays, we will have the apartment cleaned weekly for an additional $50. Nightly rate does not include the Washington DC lodging tax of 14.5%.

We live upstairs and are happy to answer any questions or make recommendations. The apartment has a separate alley entrance, and you will have complete privacy.

More Details

Owner
Greg Sitzmann
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 26, 2017

About Greg Sitzmann

We moved to DC together in 2005, the year we were married. It was going to be a short-term stay, and here we are 12 years later. We absolutely love our city.

Greg Sitzmann purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Greg Sitzmann chose Washington DC

The nice thing about the English basement apartment is that it's only a couple steps below ground. So it really feels more like a first-floor space. The ceilings are high. And the four tall windows let in plenty of natural light.

What makes this apartment unique

Our neighborhood, Shaw, is also called Old City. It has a great neighborhood vibe. Subway stops are convenient. But if you like to walk, it's a beautiful city to see on foot.

Amenities

U Street Corridor (Shaw) Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Bed has a Savvy Rest organic natural latex foam mattress
  • twin sofa bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(91 traveler reviews)

Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor
average rating of 4.7582417 based on 91 reviews
5

Great price, perfect for our little family.

  • 5 of 5

Great location. We took an Uber everywhere. Perfect for our family of three. If we ever come back to DC we will be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location for touring D.C. The apartment is well appointed and quite lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Greg was very accommodating. Enjoyed roaming the neighborhood. Close to lots of restaurants and grocery stores. I highly recommend this vrbo property.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommend!!!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at this apartment!! It was close to everything we wanted to do!! We walked everywhere practically!! But we had access to the metro, bikes, and cabs whenever we wanted. The apartment was clean, we had all we needed-our hosts went above the call of duty to make sure our time in their space was enjoyable! They offered to give advice and answer questions, they were ready & willing to help! There's a grocery store very nearby, so getting food or anything you may have forgotten was simple! Restaurants surround the place and our hosts provided a detailed guide stating what each place offered. We did not have a car, so we cannot speak to the parking situation. Above all, we felt safe. Our stay in this apartment contributed to the sweet, wonderful time we had in DC. We highly recommend this listing!!! The hosts are warm and welcoming, the space is small and sweet with quality furnishings, and the location is ideal especially if you desire to experience DC by foot!!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cozy apartment convenient to everything I needed!

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was well appointed and convenient to everything I needed. I would gladly visit again.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We had a wonderful stay! Convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was small, but very cute & clean. Comfy beds & walking distance to coffee, restaurants & metro. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Space was clean and functional. Owner (Greg) was accommodating and easy to work with.

  • 4 of 5

My first trip to D.C.; this property assisted in the whole experience not being completely overwhelming.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Reagan National
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Dacha House
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Union Station Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Sundevich
Car: not necessary

We're located just 3 blocks from the Convention Center.

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Rates & Availability

U Street Corridor (Shaw) Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High 2017
Mar 15 2017 - Nov 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
$3,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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