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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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 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 U Street Corridor (Shaw)

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:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • 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

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor
average rating of 4.728155 based on 103 reviews
New Orleans, LA
4

Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Cons: 1) The washer/ dryer is slightly unbalanced so run it when you are out. 2) The bed is very stiff so if that matters, know that is how it feels now.

Pros: 1) Great location! Halfway between Shaw and Vernon square metro stops (but I used Vernon more) 2) Secluded access and cozy. Very nice. 3) Perfect size for a couple to escape day to day. 4) Everything you need for a week of vacation and no pressure.

Would definitely recommend to friends!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very attractive price

  • 4 of 5

The owner was responsive to my questions and gave good instructions about getting in. This tiny place was clean and about a 5 minute walk to the subway station and a large grocery store. It being a basement apartment, you can hear talking and footsteps from upstairs as well as outside, but it's not a big deal if you're out and about during the day. There were a few maintenance issues: the bathtub faucet leaked and the overgrown shrubs around the entry door made it a little difficult to get inside. Not what I would consider a stellar neighborhood, but nobody bothered us. Given the proximity to public transit and the price, I would probably stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

It was a great location for us and the owner was very helpful

  • 5 of 5

It is a cozy space but very clean and welcoming--we very much enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful !!! Clean cheerful decorated nice !!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice stay, close to everything !!! quite place in the city.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Myerstown, PA
5

Exactly what I needed for a home away from home stay inSC

  • 5 of 5

Comfy bed, quiet apartment, modern kitchen, fast internet... all I could ask for and more...

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coquitlam, BC Canada
4

Great location, close to bars and restaurants in the Shaw area.

  • 4 of 5

We loved the location and walked everywhere. We only used the Metro to get from Union Station to the apartment.

Lots of great bars and restaurants within 5 blocks.

Heather and Michael

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 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

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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