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Private Cozy Studio Apartment in Our D.C. Home
Private Cozy Studio Apartment in Our D.C. Home
3 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
3 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
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Simple, clean, and very private studio room ideally located in 16th Street heights. Easy commuting to downtown DC, Rock Creek Park, Friendship Heights/Chevy Chase and Silver Spring.

Please check pricing for the specific days of your travel, as it is often lower than our the standard listed rate!

The space

While the linoleum floor adds an old-school 80s charm (and we even have an N.E.S. for you to play with), the apartment is a cool and inviting space. You have a private entrance so you should feel free to come and go as you please.

We will do everything we can to make your stay with us enjoyable and pleasant. Based on guests feedback, we have also added a small dining table and chairs!

Guest access

The apartment is very self sufficient. If you need access to anything else, just let us know.

Interaction with guests

We like to greet our guests when they arrive, and we're happy to help you out with recommendations or any other local advice, but we respect privacy, so you'll be left to your to your own devices during your stay. We live upstairs, so should you need to reach us, we can respond to any concern/need/question immediately.

Other things to note

Do you CrossFit? There's a fantastic gym nearby! So you won't have to waste any coveted extra energy getting there. Just search for "SecondWind DC."

We provide clean sheets, towels, washcloths, and basic shower toiletries. Additionally we provide local coffee (Compass) and an assortment of teas for your enjoyment.

Please do let us know if you'd like us to provide a full air-matress and linens if your doubling up requires separate sleeping spaces.

Note- there is NOT a kitchenette in the apartment; there is a mini-fridge, microwave, coffee pot and tea kettle. If you require anything else, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Business travel
This listing has essential business travel amenities.
Amenities
Pets Allowed
Free parking on premise
Family/Kid Friendly
Internet
Prices
Extra people £35 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee £19
Security Deposit £116
Weekly Discount: 5%
Weekend Price £58 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 couch, 1 air mattress
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with lockbox

- Quiet Hours 10pm - 7am
- No fireplace fires (flue is closed at top of chimney!)

You must also acknowledge
Must climb stairs - There is a short flight of stairs down into our apartment.
Cancellations
Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Fire extinguisher
Availability
2 nights minimum stay.
From Dec 6 - 28, 2017 the minimum stay is 5 nights.

92 Reviews

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Cleanliness
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Check In
Value
Andy User Profile
May 2017
Great place! Everything was clean and as expected. Very close to the bus stop and Alex/Shelby were very communicative for our check in. The only thing is maybe the mattress is a bit old, but the place is definitely a fantastic value! Highly recommended.

Jennifer User Profile
April 2017
Really great hosts and room in an area serviced by a lot of buses straight into the middle of DC. The room is spacey, the shower was really great, the bed soft and cosy, the coffee delicious and the hosts were always at hand to answer questions/give tips. We didn't get food from anywhere in the area so can't comment on local eateries, but those a bus ride away are really good. I would definitely stay here again and reckommend it to all.

Taylor User Profile
November 2017
Alex and Shelby's place is so clean, quiet and convenient. Great, safe neighborhood. They were great hosts and made my trip so easy.

Ricardo User Profile
November 2017
Second time I go to DC this year, second time I stay here. Locations is great, and Once again, the hosts were amazing, offering great suggestions and being extremely responsive. They suggested 3 restaurants, and all 3 were amazing. Would definitely recommend staying here.
Alex & Shelby User Profile
Response from Alex & Shelby:
It was great to have you back! We're glad you enjoyed your stay and the growing restaurant scene around our house. :)
November 2017

Paola User Profile
November 2017
The apartment is just as described. Very close to bus stops that will get you to the center in 25 mins. Met Alex and Shelby briefly during our stay and they were more than helpful and accommodating.
Alex & Shelby User Profile
Response from Alex & Shelby:
We're glad you enjoyed your stay; let us know what we can do to earn that fifth star next time :)
November 2017

Alyssa User Profile
November 2017
Very clean, fully equipped with shampoo, conditioner, soap, towels, & even water bottles. Hey great location & comfy bed! Would definitely stay again!
Alex & Shelby User Profile
Response from Alex & Shelby:
Thanks for staying with us :)
November 2017

Joel User Profile
November 2017
Alex and Shelby's place was great. The space is bigger than it looks in the photos and the small table and chairs is a great addition. Small touches like the local coffee, beautiful DC themed art, and fleece throw blanket makes it feel like home. The proximity to Rock Creek Park makes this a great place for those who love to run or hike the best trails the city has to offer. Would definitely recommend to friends looking for a place to stay.
Alex & Shelby User Profile
Response from Alex & Shelby:
Thanks for staying with us!
November 2017

Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in December 2016
Alex & Shelby User Profile

We have a completely traditional DC romance: we met online, went to happy hour, followed it up with brunch, then 6 months later due to love (and a crazy rental market) moved in together, and 6 months after that we "accidently" bought this house- which we hope you enjoy as much as we do!

Alex: I'm originally from KY, which is completely evident by my sense of southern hospitality, good manners and per Shelby, my slow talking. I studied at Georgetown University and never left, and now 16 years later I'm considered an honorary DC local. I love a good drink, talking to everyone, and bells (yes, bells).

Shelby: I'm originally from Pittsburgh which is the #1 best city ever, next to DC (and yours of course). I've been in DC about 8 years, moved here a few years after graduating college for a job and because of friends peer pressure, and fell in love with the city. I have an unusual love of goats, an Italian grandma that can't cook, and drinks more hot tea that you probably think is humanly possible.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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