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Upscale DuPont Circle: 1-Bed, 1.5 baths, Balcony, Driveway Parking Optional

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Historic townhome, in a quiet tree-lined neighborhood, 2 blocks from the heart of the action!

Elegant 1 bedroom, 1½ bathrooms, on the 2nd floor of a classic DC townhouse. Located in one of the most upscale sections of the city - the west side of DuPont Circle, in Kalorama - the safest neighborhood in DC. President Obama now lives just around the corner!

The property is exceptionally large - 1000 square feet of indoor living space - featuring high ceilings, tall windows and original French doors. Enhancing those quarters are two private Juliet balconies: just off the kitchen for dining alfresco, and next to the bedroom for morning coffee and quiet conversation outdoors.

The spiral staircase leads to a master retreat that is tucked away from the rest of the home. The bedroom is nicely sized and comfortably appointed, the organic queen mattress topped with freshly laundered linens, cleaned just prior to your arrival. Complementing the space is a full bathroom, sunroom alcove and balcony. On the main level, a sofa sleeper and half bath expands the sleeping quarters; making it an ideal setup if you're traveling with two couples.

The kitchen is fully equipped, and if you're into organics, included is a juicer and Vitamix. Please feel free to use our spices for your cooking needs; groceries can be purchased just down the way at the corner market.

You are a short walk to hundreds of cafes and restaurants in DuPont and Georgetown, and within walking distance to the Capitol, monuments, museums, and the zoo. The DuPont Metro Station is just a few blocks away, and cabs and Ubers are abundant in the area.

If you are bringing a vehicle, you have two options that can be added to your quote: driveway parking is available for up to 2 vehicles, and street parking permits can also be arranged.

What you can expect: it is my aim to provide guests a five-star experience. Touches that I appreciate when I travel: cleanliness, upscale linens and towels, comfortable bedding, wireless Internet and eclectic decor.

Please Note: I book on a first-come basis, and the furnishings are constantly evolving!

Keywords: Clean, Safe, Upscale, Historic, Mansion District, Embassy Row, Kalorama, DuPont, Georgetown, Metro, Balcony,, Capitol, Museums, Monuments, Zoo, Quiet!

Here's what Kathy from Ottawa had to say about her stay:

Excellent choice! This was a perfect choice for my recent three night stay in DC. The apartment was just as described in the listing - very clean, bright, safe and relaxed. It had all the amenities I required to make it an enjoyable stay including a comfortable bed, well equipped kitchen and a great WiFi connection. It was a fantastic location – within walking distance of major attractions but close to the Dupont Circle metro station if you prefer public transit. There is a good selection of restaurants, cafes and groceries in the area. Parking (with a permit) was available immediately across the street from the apartment and I never had to move my vehicle during my visit. I was most impressed with the responsiveness of the host who was accommodating and genuinely interested in ensuring a positive experience. She provided very clear, timely and detailed information and was always professional. I would definitely consider staying here again the next time I am in the area.

More Details

Owner
Gloria
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 April, 2017

About Gloria

My husband and I prefer quiet homes in residential neighborhoods when we travel, and offer ours to like-minded people whenever we're away.

It is my aim to provide guests a five-star experience. Touches that I appreciate when I travel: a terrific neighborhood, cleanliness, upscale linens and towels, comfortable bedding, wireless Internet and eclectic decor.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I got kudos from my two girlfriends for finding this place. It was perfect. The area was beautiful (and safe), it was hard to believe it was only steps away from resturants, shops, and the metro. The condo was absolutely charming. It was spotless. The kitchen has been updated and had everything we needed. The bed AND air mattress were incredibly comfortable. (We all wrote the name of the air mattress down so we could go home and buy one for OUR guests). Gloria was delightful to work with. (We had one mini-glitch and even though she was out of town, it was addressed immediately). Thanks, Gloria! We would definitely come back to this lovely condo.
Oct 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in Kalorama Heights in Northwest Washington

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Parking ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Full Bathroom - Walk-in shower
    Half Bath - Located just off of the main level
  • Quality bath towels are provided
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Featuring an organic mattress
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • The bedroom has an organic mattress that is topped with quality linens, and blankets and pillows are also provided
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
Our home will be cleaned shortly before your arrival, including fresh linens in the bedroom and clean towels in the bathrooms

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(43 traveller reviews)

Upscale DuPont Circle: 1-Bed, 1.5 baths, Balcony, Driveway Parking Optional
average rating of 4.72093 based on 44 reviews
Ottawa, Canada
5

Excellent choice!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect choice for my recent three night stay in DC. The apartment was just as described in the listing - very clean, bright, safe and relaxed. It had all the amenities I required to make it an enjoyable stay including a comfortable bed, well equipped kitchen and a great WiFi connection.

It was a fantastic location – within walking distance of major attractions but close to the Dupont Circle metro station if you prefer public transit. There is a good selection of restaurants, cafes and groceries in the area. Parking (with a permit) was available immediately across the street from the apartment and I never had to move my vehicle during my visit.

I was most impressed with the responsiveness of the host who was accommodating and genuinely interested in ensuring a positive experience. She provided very clear, timely and detailed information and was always professional.

I would definitely consider staying here again the next time I am in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

Dupont circle is a great neighborhood.

Walking distance to Phillips Collection, Metro, Trader Joe's, Whole foods , Starbucks etc. Apt was very clean. Circular staircase is steep & narrow; not for children,seniors, or large suitcases. Otherwise, delightful upstairs bedroom & bath.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Special place

  • 5 of 5

Love the location; convenient to metro and sights; did a lot of walking because of closeness to our destinations each day. Very clean and nicely decorated if you like the shabby chic/sort of rustic/antique style; a real charming unit. The tight spiral staircase is a cool feature for the young or older very fit people. I prefer traditional stairs but I knew the staircase was there when I rented so I'm not complaining. People just need to know it is a tight space which is why I didn't try to take my suitcase upstairs & I only went up at bedtime. The hostess was very kind and responded to all my inquiries. Our stay here made our first DC trip very special. We felt very safe, like part of the neighborhood. The only thing that needs to be provided is a sink stopper for the kitchen. I could not find one anywhere and really needed it when I hand washed items that I didn't want to put in the dishwasher. Renters also need to know that the bed is very firm so if you're used to a soft bed, you will be in for a surprise. Overall, this was a very good experience and I highly recommend this apartment. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Coronado, CA
5

Nice safe location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Dupont Circle. The apartment was clean, tidy & comfortable. We walked to the Metro station or got a quick Uber every day. The spiral staircase would be difficult for people with reduced mobility. Also make sure you buy the driveway parking space or you have no where to park. I wish that had been stressed to us while booking the place.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very cozy, clean place. Great location. Owner is very responsive.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The property has lots of character and natural light.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

I would highly recommend this quiet property within walking distance to museums, restaurants, sites, and shops. The DuPont Metro stop is a 10 minute walk if transportation is required. The property is in a wonderful neighborhood perfect for a relaxing stroll. The cozy two level apartment worked well for our 5 night stay and high quality bed and bath textiles were very much appreciated. Dinner at the recommended neighborhood Nora Restaurant was excellent and The Phillips Collection is right around the corner. Communication with the owner Gloria was always prompt and professional and we had no concerns while on site. This is a special property with nice light. Book it if available!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Nearest Train
0.4 Miles
DuPont Circle - Red Line
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rock Creek Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Restaurant Nora
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in Kalorama Heights, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fill-in
26 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£179
for 2 nights
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£8
 
 
June fill-in
3 Jun 2017 - 4 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£486
for 2 nights
From
£162
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
10 Sep 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£785
for 3 nights
From
£208
From
£245
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£648
for 3 nights
From
£162
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£208
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £150.74 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.5%

1. There are two options for parking:
a. Up to two driveway parking spaces can be made available directly in front of our home, at $200 per car, per stay
b. Any number of street parking permits can also be arranged, at $125 per car, per stay

2. Shortly before arrival, you will receive the EXACT address of the property and operational instructions, via the House Manual

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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