Washington DC B&B

The two of you haven’t been to DC since you chaperoned your son’s 8th grade field trip, which, truth be told, wasn’t the optimum way to experience the city. You’re planning to stay for five days this time and you really want a special place to stay. You’ve travelled enough to know that the accommodation can make or break the trip. You’re looking for a place that is intimate, charming, comfortable, convenient and affordable. A place to call “home” for five days. So, not a big hotel.

AIRBNB offers an abundance of options to choose from in DC – lots of accommodations in lots of neighborhoods at lots of price points. You can correspond with the “host” and ask questions or get advice. You can read reviews and get a pretty good idea of the kind of experience awaiting you.

So, is AIRBNB your answer?

Personally, I would say, “No.” I would look for an intimate, charming, comfortable, convenient, and affordable B&B instead! In fact, I would look at DCINNS.com to find a couple of incredible choices  – Embassy Circle Guest House and Woodley Park Guest House – for my DC vacation.  

While picking an AIRBNB in Washington DC offers some nice advantages, there are risks and disadvantages as well. A couple of those risks and disadvantages are particularly important, as they can really have a negative impact on your trip. Read more »

Are you an adventurous traveler?  Do you enjoy unique experiences?  Do you want to discover the hidden places that tourists almost always miss?  If that description fits you, you are a perfect candidate for a B&B! Here’s a closer look at this special way to travel:

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People who stay at a Bed and breakfast

In the last 15 years of innkeeping, we’ve learned that not everybody should stay at a bed and breakfast. That is why we have come up with 5 reasons you might want to avoid staying at a B&B.

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Stay at Woodley Park Guest House for the National Cherry Blossom Festival

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 cold winter, the Cherry Blossoms are blooming much later than usual. The National Park Service has predicted that Peak Bloom will be from April 11 – 14, 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 couple of days so you can spend an afternoon or two strolling the Tidal Basin and the Memorials while enjoying this natural spectacle.

But after you’ve seen the blossoms, what else you can do while you’re in town? LOTS! Check out these great activities.

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

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If you want to enjoy all the amazing shopping, museums, and dining in DC without crowds, consider visiting in the winter. The throngs of tourists have gone home, so you will be able to enjoy everything our beautiful city has to offer at a more relaxed pace. You can also take advantage of our great winter special at either Embassy Circle Guest House or Woodley Park Guest House.


Winter Vacation Special

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