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Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • children welcome

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. Full bathroom with bathtub and shower. Washer and dryer in unit. Full-size kitchen appliances include refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster and iron. 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 4 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:
March 23, 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 eight 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
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
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
  • 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

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(79 traveler reviews)

Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor
average rating of 4.746835 based on 79 reviews
5

Great location, perfect accommodations for 2 and a kid

  • 5 of 5

Nice area, walkable to a few unique restaurants and the Metro. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Quiet, clean, great location

  • 5 of 5

The basement apartment was perfect--an easy walk to the convention district and great restaurants. The bed was very comfortable. I would stay there again.

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

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Although we didn't get to stay overnight as planned, we did get to use the property for the day. It's in a great location, very cute and clean, and the owners are wonderful to work with!

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

Good location...clean place...easy to navigate...

  • 5 of 5

Owners had good communication...answered all our questions promptly and gave ideas on how to get around. They also let us drop our bags early.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

A well appointed and attractive comfortable place to stay, 1( blocks from the White House!!

  • 4 of 5

A great neighborhood and area, all new appliAnces and pleasingly decorated. The space is minimal but sufficient. Even has a late model combination washer-drier. The host was very accessible and responsive. We will stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We were in D.C. for a national volleyball tournament at the Convention Center and this location was great! Easy 2-1/2 block walk to the Convention Center and Metro Stop. Easy to locate and safe location for walking. Thanks, Greg! We enjoyed our visit. (Do take advantage of the neighborhood zoned street parking pass. We paid $48 for less than 24 hours on our first night. Ugh.) ;-)

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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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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