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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit was made very pleasurable by the thoughtfulness of the staff at Swann House. The room was spacious and comfortable, and its decor was amusingly distinctive. Breakfast was excellent and varied. Best of all was the location, an easy walk to Dupont Circle and the subway, as well as a reasonable walking distance from the Mall. A great place... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Swann House is located in the DuPont Circle neighborhood, a couple of minutes walk to shops and restaurants. Taxi or Uber to National Mall, Georgetown, airport....etc, all within 15 minutes. The Swann House is beautiful. Our room was spacious, comfortable and quiet. Breakfast was great, lot of variety and served in the dining room. In between trips around town... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In elegant NW DC with many nearby excellent restaurants, red brick turreted mansion on New Hampshire has spacious commons as well as bedrooms with overhead fans, remodeled baths, unique qualities for different rooms. Sherry & tidbits in the afternoon, buffet breakfast with an excellent hot specialty & good breads in the morning served in a beautiful chandeliered dining room, newspapers,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live right down the street from Swann House and don't have a guest room! My elderly parents stayed there last week and loved it. The especially raved about the breakfast and the comfortable living room where my Dad read the paper every morning. Would recommend!!

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We recently stated 3 nights at this elegant 'Inn' in the heart of DuPont Circle. Well situated in a quiet part of the city but close to Metro and good restaurants. Friendly and helpful staff, nice touches (eg afternoon sherry and home baked cookies) that differentiate the establishment and made our stay a uniquely enjoyable one. Extensive freshly prepared breakfast... More 

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Burbank, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2016

After our days of soaking in US history and museums, the Swann House was the perfect place to come home to. Built in the 1800's it is furnished to match the era, elegantly and ever so tasteful. Each one of the staff is part of an amazing team that provides the best service and could not be more friendly or... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Our room the Lighthouse room was quirky being round, not very big but very pretty and sunny. The devote was all in keeping and even the alarm noise of the sea and seagulls a little surprise in the morning. As for breakfast- wow a culinary delight every day. Couldn't wait to find out what was in store as I walked... More 

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Hilton Head
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Elegant turn of the century home makes a wonderful place to stay in the city and close to the DuPont Circle. Beautiful rooms! Lovely hostess, Rita, to help guest. Delicious breakfast is served in a lovely room. We will be back.

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Just outside of Pittsburgh,PA in Ohio
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Swann house is a wonderfully elegant place to stay. The rooms are beautifully decorated and are rich with history. The Jennifer Green Room is the nicest in our opinion with a large balcony overlooking the pool and courtyard. The breakfast was delicious with fresh fruit, French toast one day and a ham crusted quiche the next morning. The staff... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

After this trip I've committed to doing this more often. Thanks again to Swan House B&B in DC! what a pleasant stay. the Swan house is always a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city! The pool is fantastic this time of year and there is always an eclectic group of visitors from around the world. Most people in... More 

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Swann H, General Manager at Swann House, responded to this review

Thank you dear Guest for such a terrific review. It is always a pleasure to host a guest like you who is so appreciative of the beauty of our mansion and of our pool, so unique in the middle of DC! Isabelle More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Circa 1883 mansion in the historic Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Swann House

Address: 1808 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Price Range: £134 - £287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Swann House 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“We stayed in the Serengeti Suite, a very nice room.”
 of 5 bubbles raymondsZ3573WS, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The "green" room has an outdoor terrace with recliners, table & roses.”
 of 5 bubbles GraceM685, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There is no elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles JRoughtean, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quite, cozy, comfy, middle of DC.”
 of 5 bubbles 609alaah, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms appear to be good!”
 of 5 bubbles kelvinl950, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
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