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Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor

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


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

Greg Sitzmann
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 March, 2018

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.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in U Street Corridor (Shaw) in Northwest Washington

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bed has a Savvy Rest organic natural latex foam mattress
  • twin sofa bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(109 traveller reviews)

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Newly Renovated Apartment Near Convention Center and U Street Corridor
average rating of 4.7247705 based on 109 reviews
St Paul, MN

Perfect apartment, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The unit is just as nice as it looks. I was visiting my kids in town so it was a perfect place for a solo traveler. The location is ideal, too. A short walk to two Metro stops, a Giant right around the corner, Capital BikeShare spots all around, and several great places to eat within walking distance. All you could ask for!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Greg is wonderful to work with. The place had everything we needed for our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was clean, quiet and nicely decorated. Felt safe. Owner was organized and sent a detailed breakdown by email of everything I needed to know with respect to keys, address, check-in and check-out times, etc. Lockbox was very convenient. Only very minor thing is that the internet didn't work a few times.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Miami, FL

Cozy apartment 3 blocks a few blocks Convention center

  • 5 of 5

I attended a conference at the Convention Center. This was the perfect apartment for me, because it was just 5' block. It is located in a quiet one block street (which makes a difference in such a noisy city, full of sirens all the time).

It is located in the ground floor of a 3 story building where the owners live. It has an independent entrance on the side, so I had full privacy.

The kitchen is brand new, I used the washer and dryer and worked perfectly well.

Bed is comfortable and had plenty of pillows. AC worked well and kept the unit warm, even when it was pretty cold outside.

I asked for a few hungers to the owner and he replied very fast. I also wrote him about a clog in the bathtub and not only he solved it but also he gave me a small reduction in the rent as a courtesy.

I would rent this apartment next year if it is available when I return to a conference at the Convention Center!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Santa Clara

The C’s: clean, “cozy”, comfortable

  • 3 of 5

This would have been great for two, but felt cramped for three. No door on the one bedroom. Otherwise, a good value if you’re avoiding hotels.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and accommodating

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is just the right size -and a great location- for visiting DC on business or to explore its wonderful neighborhoods. The apartment was spotless, the bed was comfortable, and it felt very safe (as a woman traveling solo) to be located in the same house as the owners.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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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
Car: not necessary

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


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £43.33
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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