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Recent Capitol Hill reviews
Quiet & Comfortable
"Honestly, this was not our first choice in property/location, but we were happy with how it worked out. It was pretty much spot on with what we expected from the description and other reviews. Sherman was very helpful in getting us settled and making sure we had everything we needed. The house has quite a bit of character, and we were impressed with how quiet it was. The kitchen indeed had pretty much everything we needed and appliances were all in good shape. Beds were comfortable. There's a parking pass available for on-street parking, as well as room for one car off street in the back (you may be able to squeeze 2 smaller cars in the back, but its tight).
The street does have a bit of a rough appearance with bars on the windows...but overall we felt safe. The walk to the New York Ave (NoMa-Gallaudet) Metro station was an easy one. The Harris Teeter was also within walking distance and a perfectly safe walk, especially if you stick to Florida Ave which leads into a much nicer neighborhood as you head east than if you walk south on North Capitol which maintains a rougher feel and has more people hanging around the sidewalks. Getting to Union Station or the Capitol Building would be a bit more of a hike if walking, but still technically doable. We stuck to the Metro.
There don't seem to be a lot of nice eat in places nearby, although we didn't look too hard. There's plenty of fast food options within walking distance...as well as a great BBQ place we hit up the night of our arrival, DCity Smokehouse, just around the corner.
Only a couple of negatives. The back porch seemed a bit shaky, and I wouldn't have been comfortable having more than 1 or two people on it. I do believe someone was coming by the morning of our departure to look at it though, so that may be getting addressed. We had some issues getting the 2nd floor comfortable on a couple of the nights after what was probably the first hot days of the season. Sherman responded to me very quickly when I texted him about it...and was willing to come right over and look at the A/C, although we had him wait until the morning since we had kids already asleep. I'm not sure if he found any issue as we weren't there during the day, but it may have had more to do with the programming of the thermostat than the A/C itself. Ultimately blocked some of the 1st floor vents which seemed to make the 2nd floor more comfortable.
So despite a couple of small things we had a very pleasant stay!"
Guest: Matthew B.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 1, 2015
"Old house in a beautiful neighborhood provided an authentic experience. We stayed here in spring. 4 mothers and 4 teenage boys. Convenient to the capitol, supreme court and library of congress. And close to union station for more distant destinations and bus tours. Moms loved having their own rooms. Boys took over the living room. House was clean and well stocked. Surprisingly quiet at night. The kitchen and baths were nice and well equipped, but small. The staircases were steep and the floors were creaky. If stairs are a problem, choose a hotel. If you love old houses like I do, you won't mind."
Guest: Shannah G.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
"This house was perfect for our family! The house is extremely well kept and stocked with amenities. We all felt right at home and with six adults in total, we all slept rather comfortably. And we can't say enough great things about the location of this home! Our family loved that it was in such close proximity to a local grocery store, restaurants, and Union station."
Guest: Krystina N.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 22, 2015
"We just came back from a great trip in DC. Thanks to this fantastic place, close to everything. The house was clean and wonderful just as described and more. It's in a safe and quiet neighborhood. We walked to store late at night and also walked to restaurants (from Jo's recommendation list of restaurants) for dinner most night. We enjoyed all our dinners, she was right on target for all her recommendation. We had no problem of finding good parking for our car everyday. One day, we even rode the bicycles that Jo provided for sightseeing.. Jo was very accommodation to all our need. We loved her welcome basket and a lot of useful stuff in the pantry. She even brought us pastries from 1 of her favorite bakery,they were real yummy. Best of all, she was quick to help me with my personal problem even after I already moved out and back at home. This is the best Vrbo and the best landlord. She provided us with a lot of good informations to get around DC. Thanks Jo! You are the best, I can't stop praise about you and your place to my friend."
Guest: Sharon C.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 9, 2015