Rites of Spring – 5 Reasons to come to DC for the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Stay at Top-Rated Woodley Park Guest House

There is no question that Washington DC is beautiful when the Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom. If you’ve always wanted to see this sight, but haven’t quite gotten around to it yet, this is your year! Because we had such a warm February, the Cherry Blossoms are blooming a bit early. The National Park Service has predicted that Peak Bloom will be from March 17 – 20, so you still have time to arrange a trip to DC to enjoy the Blossoms and the Festival that celebrates them. Plan to stay in DC a few days so you can spend an afternoon or two strolling the Tidal Basin and the Memorials while enjoying this natural spectacle. Read more »


Make Your Visit to American University Truly Special

American Univerity Building in DC

Washington DC is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city that attracts residents and visitors from around the globe. Everyone knows DC for a couple of obvious reasons:

  • Capital of the United States
  • Seat of international political power and influence
  • Location of iconic government buildings, memorials and museums

But not everyone knows that DC is the home of some of the finest universities in the country, a list that includes our neighbor, American University, more commonly known as AU.

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A Beautiful Investment in Original Art At Our Luxury Washington DC INNS

beautiful artwork in Washington DC hotel lobby

At our luxury DC Inns, we know that our investment in original artwork is UNIQUE!

We believe that beauty is not optional. Like comfort and convenience, beauty is necessary to relaxation and well-being – and we’re all about relaxation and well-being at Embassy Circle Guest House and Woodley Park Guest House!

Every piece of art in both houses – about 150 pieces in total – is original. Most of that artwork – about 90%, or 135 individual paintings – has been created by and purchased from our guests. Other pieces belong to Laura & Raymond Saba’s personal collection.  

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Are You Visiting Georgetown University?

Georgetown University - Just minutes from our Washington DC B&B

Washington D.C. is home to some of the most prestigious institutions of higher education this country has to offer. If you are visiting the nearby Georgetown University, you will find that our boutique hotel in DC, Embassy Circle Guest House, is in a prime location to easily explore both Georgetown and our bustling neighborhood – Dupont Circle.

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Embassy Circle Guest House and Woodley Park Guest House Inducted into Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

New TripAdvisor Award Recognizes Establishments That Have Received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for Five Consecutive Years.

Embassy Circle Guest House and Woodley Park Guest House announced that both Washington DC Bed and Breakfast inns have been recognized as TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence “Hall of Fame” winners. The Certificate of Excellence award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. The ‘Hall of Fame’ was created to honor businesses that have earned a Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years. Read more »