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Charming basement right off the Washington Monuments with private parking.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Our charming basement apartment is a cozy and welcoming place to stay with your family during your next vacation to Washington, DC. It offers a private parking space in a non-gated parking lot. It features a modern, fully-equipped kitchen, dining area and living room with a full size futon. It also includes a large master bedroom with a queen-sized bed and full bath. Amenities include private parking, a flat screen TV, wireless internet, an infant/toddler bed and a high chair. It is a short 5-minute walk to the Metro Station (green line) Safeway supermarket, Starbucks, CVS, Subway, Capital Bikeshare docking station and few nice international restaurants!


Owner
Luisa
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2017

About Luisa

We are a small family of 3 who love traveling and embrace different cultures. Through our travels, we had stayed in different properties around the world and understand firsthand the value of good costumer service, cleanliness and convenience. We understand what families seek when traveling and are determined to offer you all the comforts of home away from home.

Our mission is to make your stay as pleasant and enjoyable as possible. We look forward to having you stay with us!

Luisa purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Luisa chose Southwest Waterfront

Convenient location, metro accessible, walking distance to major DC landmarks, private parking, backyard patio, perfect for a family or couples. We provide clean towels and linens. We have lived in D.C. for many years and can offer suggestions and recommendations about the city.

What makes this apartment unique

Amazing location, off street parking, nice and stylish apartment's decoration!

Map

Nearest Airport
4.5 Miles
Ronald Reagan National Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Station 4
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
South West Waterfront Marina
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
East Potomac Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
0.2 Miles
Waterfront-SEU Metro Station
Nearest Motorway
0.3 Miles
395
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Station 4
Nearest Ski
79.5 Miles
Ski Liberty
Car: not necessary

Our property is in a prime location for anyone interested in exploring Washington, D.C. “The National Mall” is just six blocks away, featuring the Smithsonian Museums, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, White House and Capitol Hill. Washington’s Southwest Waterfront is also just 2 blocks away, where you can enjoy boat rides to George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Alexandria, a dinner cruise on Washington D.C.'s Oddysey, or explore DC’s floating fish market. If you enjoy walking, the Tidal Basin is just 10 minutes away, which includes the Jefferson Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial and the Cherry Blossom Trees during the spring! The Washington Nationals Park is also just a few blocks to the west, where you can enjoy a baseball game during the summer or Canal Park - Ice Rink during the winter time! You can't beat this location for enjoying all that the nation's capital has to offer.

Amenities

Southwest Waterfront Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Fully renovated bathroom with a good size shower. We will provide 2 towels per person, soap, toilet paper and hair dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is only one bedroom, big enough to fit a queen size bed and a full size futon. Inside the bedroom there is a closet, plasma TV, two side tables with lamps. There is also a comfortable chair and a lamp to read.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

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Charming basement right off the Washington Monuments with private parking.
average rating of 4.704918 based on 61 reviews
3

It's a good value for the location

  • 3 of 5

Pros: location, location, location! Perfect spot to walk to all the attractions and close to a capital bike rack. The bed is very comfortable. The parking spot is great and right next door to the house.

Cons:

The lighting around the basement is poor. The owners took two days to reply to an email. I texted and didn't get a response for 24 hours. If there are people staying in the unit upstairs you can hear everything that goes on and it can be very loud at times.

All in all we would definitely stay again as the price for the location is very great!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place, location

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this property. As mentioned it is three blocks from the Metro & Safeway. 10-15m walk to the mall. The property was clean and had everything we needed. The patio and grill were great. Also a nice common area in the back for the kids to play.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Nice property. Great location. Everything you need.

  • 4 of 5

Cute little place. Owners very nice and accommodating. Place is clean and has everything you need. Felt safe at night even when we walked back from the baseball game. Yes it's walking distance so that was great. Bed was comfortable.we would stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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2

Not my first stay with VRBO, definitely last one!

  • 2 of 5

Positives first: location - very convenient and easy. That’s it.

Negatives:

The smell. Right after you come in, the moist, rotten smell surrounds you from every area of that condo.

Stairs that lead up to unit above, likely a rental as well, makes a terrible noise when someone goes up. Makes you feel that someone will come to your place right away - doesn't make you feel safe in new unknown place. Speaking of units above, you can hear not only every step of the tenants but also their every word.

The bed. Feels like a full size at best. Very uncomfortable. We woke up every morning with backache.

No dedicated thermostat. If you want to adjust temperature, you need to text the host, then he ask person that is above you to adjust it, which could work, but not in the middle of the night, when cold air is comes out and you're freezing.

All the minor additions: broken bedroom door, super hard to open window, broken toilet cover that shifts to one side once you sit on it, and other things...

I’m sorry that I give such a bad review but when I think about those people that work hard like me and my husband, all year, spend their precious money hoping to get rest and relax and get something like that I just couldn't sleep.

Safe yourself disappointment and stay in a nice hotel.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After more than 4 years managing our vacation rental, we are very surprise to see such a low review. We do apologize if our place didn't meet your expectations since you are the first guest to rate us this low. As you can see on our listing, out of 56 reviews 55 reviewers gave us between 4 and 5 stars. This make us thing that we are doing something good. We are confident that our guests enjoy the Cozy Basement Apartment, the amazing location, the convenience, among many other things. Cleaning and a SUPER confortable queen size bed are the highlights of our rentals, and from where we get most of our compliments.
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5

Great accommodation and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was perfect for us as we wanted a home like experience while visiting DC with our grandson. We were able to walk 3 blocks to Metro, sightsee all day and come back and grocery shop, cook, relax in the waterfront neighborhood and apartment. We enjoyed the 2 parks and schoolyard in the area. The hosts we're really easy to work with and the apartment had everything we needed. (even washer and dryer).

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The right place for a great price!

  • 5 of 5

Traveled to DC for a get away to show our kids the nations capital. Great location within walking distance to the National Mall, Monuments and Smithsonian Museums. The parking availability was a definite plus! Most other places did not offer parking or charged extra. The apartment was well maintained and the washer/dryer availability was a definite plus when we got caught in a quick downpour! If we visit again we will definitely check availability of this apartment first.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Damage Insurance $59

Cancellations should be made 30 days before the arrival date.
We DO NOT accept wire transfers. Please BE CAREFUL if someone contact you to request the payment on our behalf. We accept payments through VRBO site ONLY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.