Akwaaba DC Bed & Breakfast

1708 16th Street NW

Enjoy the exceptional location, and Victorian charm of  Akwaaba DC, the Washington location in  our family of B&B's. We are situated directly north of the White House in one of one of Washington's best neighborhoods, Dupont Circle. The Inn offers a choice of 8 guest-rooms. Each of the uniquely decorated guest rooms is tailored around African American authors and classic genres. Dupont Circle, offers visitors more than 80 restaurant choices, exquisite, boutique shopping, several excellent bookstores, movie theaters, hip night-clubs and the Improv comedy theater. From a romantic weekend, sightseeing tour of the Smithsonian Museums, or the professional business trip, Akwaaba Bed and Breakfast DC can make your stay comfortable, convenient and memorable.

From our location, visitors can easily access the best sightseeing Washington has to offer. The home is a short pleasant walk (5 blocks; less than a 10-minute stroll), to the Dupont Circle Metro station. From here, the subway will take you to the Smithsonian Museums, National Mall, White House, National Monuments or the National Zoo. Business travelers will find easy access to the new Washington Convention Center, Verizon Center, Reagan Convention Center as well as the Hilton Towers and Marriott Wardman conference hotels.

Home Amenities:

  • Choice of 8 guestrooms each with private bath (2 feature Jacuzzi tubs)
  • Home cooked hot breakfast served each morning, 8am  weekdays, 9am weekends and holidays
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Available, limited reserved off street parking ($20/nt)
  • Rooms with King sized bed
  • Television with cable in each room
  • Romance packages available
  • Massage services can be reserved on-site
  • Afternoon refreshments
  • Smoke free/pet free accommodations
  • We are able to accommodate children over the age of 12 in the Walter Mosley and Poetry rooms