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Convenient Bed and Breakfast Accommodations in Washington DC

American Guest House is centrally located in Washington DC, making it an ideal location for business travelers and convention attendees. It is extremely close to the Washington Hilton Hotel and within an easy walk to many Washington DC convention sites such as the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Wardman Park Marriott Hotel, and the Washington DC Convention Center.

Our bed and breakfast accommodations are located in a very picturesque, affluent and safe area of DC known as Kalorama. It is situated between the DuPont Circle and Adams Morgan neighborhoods and within walking distance to Woodley Park, Georgetown, the White House and many of the major tourist sights DC has to offer.

WALKING DIRECTIONS FROM DUPONT CIRCLE METRO STATION (Red Line)   

(Half Mile – about 10 minutes’ walk)

Inside the DuPont Circle Metro Station, follow Exit signs to “Q” Street North.
Once at the top of the stairway, go North on Connecticut Avenue.
Take a slight right on Columbia Rd NW (Connecticut Avenue continues on the Left).
American Guest House will be on your left at 2005 Columbia Road, NW. Look for the blue awning.

DIRECTIONS FROM UNION STATION BY METRO

Take the Red Line towards Shady Grove.
Get off at DuPont Circle Station (fifth stop).
From the DuPont Circle Metro Station, follow Exit signs to “Q” Street
Once at the top of the stairway, go North on Connecticut Avenue. 
Go straight on Connecticut Avenue, keeping to the right side of the street.
Columbia Road forks to the right by the Washington Hilton, where Connecticut Avenue continues on the Left.
American Guest House is at 2005 on the left, with the blue awning.

Note for those walking from the Dupont Circle Metro: Columbia Rd NW is on a slight incline. If your luggage is on the heavier side, you may want to take the bus (the bus 42 stops right outside the guest house!) or a 3-minute taxi or uber instead of walking.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE THREE CLOSEST AIRPORTS

INTERNATIONAL DULLES AIRPORT (IAD):

BY CAR:

Take Dulles Toll Road to I-66 East to Washington.
Cross over the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge.
Exit off Constitution Avenue.
Continue on Constitution Avenue for 6 blocks
Make a left turn onto 17th Street.
17th Street will become Connecticut Avenue.
Continue on Connecticut Avenue for almost 1 mile
Bear Right onto Columbia Road by the Washington Hilton.
American Guest House, a DC Lodging, is at 2005 on the Left with the blue awning.

BY BUS/METRO (subway)

Take the 5A Metrobus at Dulles Airport Ground Transportation Curb location 2E – $6 one-way from Dulles airport to the Rosslyn Metro (subway) station.
At the Rosslyn Metro station, take the Orange Line train.
Get off at Metro Center (4th stop).
Transfer to the Red Line train toward Shady Grove.
Get off at DuPont Circle (2nd stop).
Take the Q Street Exit towards, North, Zoo
Walk North towards Connecticut Ave for about 5 blocks.
Bear right towards Columbia Road, NW by the Washington Hilton.
American Guest House is at 2005 on the left, with the blue awning.

BY MINIVAN SHUTTLES

These door-to-door shuttle and taxi services are available at all airports. You can make a reservation online but it is not necessary.

You can use the Door to Door Mini Van Shuttles to and from the airport. These shared rides are less expensive than a taxi, however, they may take a lot longer to get to your destination

Dulles International Airport Silver Line Express

This shuttle takes you to and from the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station for just $5 each way. This Express service runs every 15-20 minutes and allows you to purchase bus tickets at door #4 in the Dulles Arrivals section (located in the center of the terminal). If you are taking this Wi-Fi equipped bus from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station to the airport you may purchase your ticket after your bus has arrived at the airport.

Washington Flyer Shared-Ride Service

Fares vary by destination.
24/7 shared van service to points all around the metropolitan region. No reservations required. Visit the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation Centers down the ramps from Arrivals Door #2 or #7 or call 1 (800)58-3826 (SuperShuttle) / 1-800-590-0000 (Supreme Airport Shuttle). Click here for more details.

Washington Flyer Taxi 

Fares vary by destination.
24/7 taxi service to points all around the metropolitan region.  No reservations required. Visit the Washington Flyer Taxi counter at the Dulles Airport Ground Transportation Centers down the ramps from Arrivals Door #2 or #7 or call (703)572-TAXI (8294).  Click here for more details.

DIRECTIONS FROM REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AIRPORT (DCA)

BY METRO

Take the Yellow Line from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Metro Station towards U Street Cardozo.
At the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station, transfer to the Red Line, toward Shady Grove.
Get off at DuPont Circle Station (third stop).
Take the Q Street Exit towards North, Zoo
Walk North on Connecticut Ave for about 5 blocks.
Bear right towards Columbia Road, NW by the Washington Hilton.
American Guest House is on the left, with the blue awning.

BY CAR – 5 mi (13 min)

Start going toward the Airport Exit – go 0.6 mi
Take George Washington Memorial Pkwy N toward Washington DC – go 1.1 mi
Take the I-395 N exit toward Downtown – go 0.6 mi
Take left fork onto US-1 N toward Downtown – go 1.1 mi
Continue on US-1 (14th St NW) – go 0.9 mi
Turn left onto Massachusetts at Thomas Cir NW – go 0.6 mi
Turn right onto Connecticut Ave NW at DuPont Cir NW – go 0.5 mi
Bear right on Columbia Rd NW – go 0.1 mi
Arrive at the American Guest House, a Washington DC Guest House at 2005 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC B&B on the left.

DIRECTIONS FROM BALTIMORE WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (BWI)

BY TRAIN

Take the free shuttle from BWI to the train station. Take Amtrak or Marc Train from BWI to Union Station. Marc Train is the cheapest at $6 one way.

BY EXPRESS BUS/METRO

BWI Express Metro bus service between BWI and the Greenbelt metro station.  The BWI Express/B30 bus service runs every 40 minutes, 7 days a week to the Greenbelt Metro Station. For more information call 202-637-7000 or go to www.wmata.com.

There are two WMATA Bus Stops at BWI, one is on the lower level of the International Concourse and the other stop is located on the lower level of Concourse A/B. The B30 will pick you up outside at the bus shelter. Follow the signs that say “Public Transit.”

From Greenbelt metro station take Green Line to Union Station.

From Union Station by Metro to American Guest House

Take the Red Line towards Shady Grove.
Get off at DuPont Circle Station (fifth stop).
Exit towards Q Street.
Turn left on Connecticut Ave.
Walk North on Connecticut Ave for about 5 blocks.
Bear right towards Columbia Road, NW by the Washington Hilton.
American Guest House is at 2005 on the left, with the blue awning.
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DIRECTIONS BY CAR FROM THE NORTH (Baltimore, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Delaware and New York):

Take I-95 South to I-495 West.
Take Exit 33, Connecticut Avenue South.
Continue on Connecticut Avenue for about 7.5 miles.
Turn left onto Wyoming Ave,
Go 1 block, turn right onto Columbia Road
Go half a block to 2005 Columbia Road
American Guest House has the blue awning
The ideal Bed and Breakfast stay in Washington DC

DIRECTIONS BY CAR FROM THE SOUTH (Richmond):

Take I-95 North to I-395 North to route 1 (14th Street Bridge).
Follow 14th Street for 1 mile.
Turn left onto K Street.
Continue on K Street for 5 blocks.
Turn right onto Connecticut Avenue.
Follow Connecticut Avenue for almost 1 mile
Bear right onto Columbia Road by the Washington Hilton.
American Guest House is on the Left at 2005, the house with the blue awning.
This Bed and Breakfast is the preferred lodging in Washington DC.

DIRECTIONS BY CAR FROM THE WEST (Pittsburgh, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois):

Take I-70 East to I-270 South to I-495 East.
Take Exit 33, Connecticut Avenue South.
Continue on Connecticut Avenue for about 7.5 miles.
Turn left onto Wyoming Ave,
Go 1 block, and then turn right onto Columbia Road.
American Guest House is the Fifth house on the right, at 2005 – The B & B with the blue awning is Washington, DC best-kept secret.

PARKING NEAR American Guest House 

There is no parking at the inn and parking on the street is limited to residents and a few to 2 hours since it is a residential neighborhood, except on weekends, Friday from 8:30 pm to Monday morning by 7 to 9 am.  Please read the Parking Signs so you don’t get a ticket and/or towed away.  However, there is plenty of public garage parking available:

  • PUBLIC GARAGE PARKING AT THE Courtyard Marriott hotel located at the corner of Connecticut Avenue, and Leroy Pl, NW.  ($46), they may allow In & Out privileges, and they may require cash payment.  Please call the hotel directly for updated info at (202) 332-9300.  
    From the Guest House, go south on Columbia Road towards DuPont Circle/Hilton Hotel. At end of our block, turn right onto California Street, then make an immediate left onto Connecticut Ave and stay to the right immediately.  Drive Slowly and watch for a small Parking Sign or Valet Parking Sign in between the Courtyard and Churchill hotels. The garage is next to the Courtyard Marriott on Leroy Pl.
  • PUBLIC GARAGE PARKING AT THE Washington Hilton hotel located at the corner of Florida Avenue, and 19th Street (allow IN & OUT privileges)
    ($40). They charge $30 to $46 per 24 hours and MAY NOT allow in and out privileges for non-staying guests. 
    Click here for more information. 
    From the Guest House; go northwest on Columbia Rd NW towards Adams Morgan for 1/4 of a mile then turn 1st right onto 19th Street. The garage is on this block on your right-hand side just before Florida Ave NW.  

PUBLIC GARAGE PARKING AT 2004 Florida Ave NW Parking Garage
(CHEAPEST OPTION BUT NO IN/OUT PRIVILEGE).  The Garage charges from about $20 to $35 per day, and allows one in-and-out visit between the time you park your vehicle and return to pick it up. Note: the garage opens at 7:00 am every day except Sunday when it opens at 4:00 pm. To find out more information about the garage, click here.   
From the Guest House, go south on Columbia Road towards DuPont Circle/Hilton Hotel. At end of our block, turn right onto California Street, make an immediate left onto Connecticut Ave and an immediate left onto T St (by the Hilton).  Take the next right on Florida Ave, you will see the garage on your right-hand side, after passing the post office. 

  • RESERVED PARKING OPTIONS MAY BE CHEAPER 
    We strongly suggest you call the parking places and find out all you can before your arrival — We have been told by guests that sometimes there are no attendants on the parking premises.
    Parking Panda 
    ParkMe
    offers discounted parking rates, especially for those staying in town for multiple days in a row.  To use this parking, you must reserve and print your reservation before leaving home.  They do not redeem on-site purchases without a print-out. 
  • THESE GARAGES DO NOT ALLOW IN AND OUT PRIVILEGES.
    • 1875 Connecticut Avenue Northwest – Hours 7 am – 7 pm on Mon thru Friday.  Closed on Sat and Sunday.
    • 1237 20th St NW – Parking Management – you can get your car from 6 am to 4 pm.
    • 1825 Connecticut Ave NW – Hours 7 am – 11:59 pm Mon thru Saturday.  4:00pm – 11:59pm on Sundays.

– 2001 S St NW – Hours 7 am – 11:00 pm on Monday thru Friday. Closed on Sat and Sunday

 American Guest House in Washington DC, an elegant Inn to stay in the heart of the nation’s capital. Please come and enjoy your stay.

Contact Information:

American Guest House
2005 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009-1310

Phone: (202) 588-1180
info@americanguesthouse.com