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Shaw/Mt. Vernon guest suite w/ private entrance


Shaw/Mt. Vernon guest suite w/ private entrance

4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean15 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
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Great check-in experience95% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Stylish, comfortable, and cozy in-law suite/studio basement convenient to many of DC's hottest neighborhoods. Enjoy a private entrance, full bathroom, and kitchenette at a fraction of the price of nearby hotels. Walk to U Street, Bloomingdale, Mt. Vernon/Convention Center and Downtown. Perfect for a weekend getaway or conference in the heart of the nation's capital. This is a basement unit with lower ceilings (6'4").


Wireless Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years) - The space hasn't been infant proofed at all. Furniture and decorations could present a hazard.
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with smart lock


34 Reviews

Aiden User Profile
March 2018
Thanks so much for having us Derek! The studio was stunning and really nicely decorated. Derek was super responsive and a fantastic host! We recommend utilising the Capital Bike Hire facilities to get around Washington - cute and cheap way to see everything. Highly recommend you …
Shannon User Profile
June 2018
Derek's reviews are great and we found them to be accurate. The location is hard to beat.
Derek User Profile
Response from Derek:
You were really a pleasure to host. Thank you.
June 2018
Winston User Profile
June 2018
Derek's space is an amazing value in DC. It was perfect for my three night stay in the city. The space is actually larger than the photos would suggest, and was stylishly appointed. Derek was a great host, super responsive, and even took care of a plumbing issue that I reported i…
蔚 User Profile
June 2018
Maddy User Profile
June 2018
Derek was very helpful and accommodating. He always answered us quickly and kindly let us keep our bags there past check out time. I would say the ceilings in the apartment are a bit low (I'm 5'5 so I was ok, but still had to crouch in the shower a bit) and you can hear quite a…
Derek User Profile
Response from Derek:
The ceiling height and possibility of noise from upstairs are both described in the listing details. The ceiling height is 6'4" and I do encourage those taller than 6'2" to look elsewhere but it's worth mentioning again for anyone reading this review.
June 2018
Meghan User Profile
May 2018
Loved this place - great little touches, including nice toilet paper and shower products. Warning for tall people that the ceilings are kinda low!
Sihui User Profile
May 2018
Derek's place is so comfy and great for the family trip. I really like how he decorate the room. And the location is near the national mall which is easy to call a uber. Thank you Derek!
Derek User Profile
Response from Derek:
Thank you for your kind review. You’re very welcome!
May 2018

Hosted by Derek

Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in September 2011
Derek User Profile
62 Reviews
Derek is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Hey everyone, I'm a government professional working in international development who travels for work frequently. My work involves mapping and GIS, I never thought it would let me see so much of the world. I like the beach and food. I went to school in DC and know a lot …
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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