Swann House Guest Reviews
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|0.9 miles from Washington centre|
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Carrissa Sat, 19 June 2021
Gemma Fri, 16 April 2021
Old world Charm in D.C.
Liked: The location is perfect for Dupont circle/Adams Morgan which is where I needed to be. Very safe location. The B&B was following Covid protocols, It was all contactless which worked amazingly well. My first in person contact was with our hostess Leslie at breakfast, who was delightful. She cooked a great breakfast. The B&B is a City mansion from a bygone era. All the first floor rooms are public spaces. I enjoyed sitting in the grand rooms, enjoying tea. I only wished I could have played the piano. It was nice to bring a guest back. There is a real charm to this place, it seeps in the longer I was there. A great space for extended family/friend events I would imagine, more intimate than a traditional hotel.
Disliked: I selected my room according to my budget, it was at the top of house -Nantucket - tough if you struggle with steps. It was a very tight squeeze. Ok for 1..might be tight for two..or cosy:). Very small TV, which I couldn't seem to use for service. Some of the decor could be removed- I didnt want to knock stuff over.An old water stain on the ceiling needs to be painted over ....The pool is only in use in season...it looks lovely at the back, but check-it wasnt open during my stay(off season)Parking is tough, there are two spots in the front of the B&B off road...Not sure where the rest is, so check ahead.
Ava Wed, 17 February 2021
Not worth it
Liked: The Swan House hasn't quite figured out how to provide a memorable, pleasant stay during COVID. The saving grace of the place is the inn keeper who comes in the morning to make breakfast and coffee. She's wonderfully helpful and engaging, but she's only there for a few hours. Otherwise, you're on your own.
Disliked: The price is exorbitant compared to the service that's being provided. Guests do their own check-in, but some of the instructions aren't accurate. It feels a bit like staying at your grandma's house (especially because in my case, I couldn't get the wifi to work). The decor feels more outdated than antique or quaint, and in general the place is showing its age. In my room, a few lightbulbs were out. There are no amenities. There's coffee/tea in the sunroom but the coffee was cold when I arrived and each espresso pod is $1, which is just silly but especially at the price you're paying for the room. The welcome note mentions bottles of water in the room, but there are none. The fridge says creamer is located inside, but it's not there either.
Anonymous Mon, 18 November 2019
Disliked: No internet in room. Alarm set for 6 AM by default. Wouldn?t turn off even after unplugged. Maintenance entered room in morning without knocking while I was still in bed.
Anonymous Sun, 10 November 2019
Tom Thu, 17 October 2019
Liked: Location and staff
Disliked: Mattress was bit oldBathroom needs renovation
Emily Wed, 16 October 2019
I would definitely stay here...
Liked: Amazing location!!!!!!
Disliked: It would be nice to open the windows in the room.
Justin Tue, 20 August 2019
Narine Mon, 29 July 2019
Disliked: An exceptional place - beautiful and historic. Super friendly staff. I enjoyed quiet bedroom upstairs and gorgeous dining room on the first floor.
Megan Mon, 29 July 2019