15 Best Airbnbs In Washington DC, USA - Updated 2021

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Thousands of tourists flock to the capital of the United States of America every year and it’s not hard to understand why. There’s just so much to do! From its treasure trove of museums to pivotal historical monuments, Washington DC is the place to be if you need to brush up on your American history. Come see iconic attractions like The White House, The Lincoln Memorial (I Have a Dream, anyone?) and The Washington Monument for yourself. Be right in the middle of all the action with the best Airbnbs in Washington DC.

1. Comfy Contemporary Apartment near H Street (from USD 92)

This lovely Airbnb in the Washington DC area sleeps up to four guests. It comes with a built-in bench and a dining nook, plus a private entrance. The kitchen’s equipped for you to prepare meals - and it includes a coffee maker and a microwave. For your convenience and comfort, there’s heating and air conditioning. Amenities provided also include a TV, a hairdryer, WiFi, and an iron.

Your nearest airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National, which is about a half-hour drive in good traffic conditions. The apartment is close to Capitol Hill. When you stroll around the area, you’ll find places to eat or sit for a cup of coffee as well as gluten-free restaurants and other eateries. The unit has an apartment above it so you may hear some sounds from above.

Comfy Contemporary Apartment Near H Street
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
303 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was like sleeping on a cloud and my daughter loved the sound machine
i enjoyed the space and most of all the comfy bed
appreciated the small touches (metro cards recommendations etc) and comfy cozy space
beautiful private space the most comfortable bed would definitely come back
i stayed there with my newborn and felt very comfortable having her there
very clean and fast communication
super clean and beautifully decorated
very clean and nicely laid out
the apartment itself was clean and spacious
the apartment is great very clean and comfortable
thank you for being a wonderful host
host is accommodating and responsive
amazing host and amazing place
very welcoming host and friendly to engage with
concetta was a generous host and was always quick to respond to any questions
great location to explore dc
such a cute little place and in a great location
easy walk to free public transportation
this airbnb is super cute great location for taking the trolley to union station to catch the train
it's in a great location with lots of restaurants near by
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2. Entirely renovated new condo in the heart of D.C. (from USD 88)

This condo sleeps two guests in one bedroom and has a bathroom to share. It’s located in the basement of a home that is situated in a historic neighborhood. The space is comfortable and it gets plenty of light. The cool breezy ambiance feels natural and relaxing. The unit comes equipped with WiFi, a television, and laptop-friendly workspace.

Conveniently located in a central area, this one-bedroom apartment for rent provides easy access to restaurants, nightlife, and all the tourist sites. So, fret not should you and your travel buddy intend to explore the surrounding areas. Parking in the busy downtown may be a hassle, but there are alternative options available, so ask the superhost for the best suggestions.

Entirely Renovated New Condo in the heart of D.C.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
366 reviews
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the apartment and all of the amenities provided
very comfortable and includes many amenities
the a/c and heat unit worked really well
it was a great place cozy couch
the apartment was fantastic just as described and even better
very clean and comfortable
clean stylish and quiet
a safe clean affordable accommodation
the unit was very clean and comfortable
a wonderful super clean and new apartment
the hosts were very helpful and accommodating
the owners were really gracious about it
the hosts have a super eye for detail
they were so helpful and answered all my questions promptly
kerry-ann and steve were great hosts super responsive and helpful
easy metro ride from airport
loved having restaurants walking distance and bus to city center just a couple blocks away
so close and convenient to dc attractions
location was great close to everything i wanted to do in d
location was great and design of space was cute
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3. Cozy Cabin on Capitol Hill (from USD 102)

Nestled in a quiet neighbourhood is a cozy cabin with a queen bed, bathroom and kitchen. Your very own private space is located in your host’s house where you’ll find numerous restaurants within walking distance. This bright and cozy unit is perfect for couples looking for privacy and convenience. Walk 4 blocks and you’ll find yourself in H Street, a happening hotspot with lots of nightlife and great eateries.

Cozy Cabin in the City on Cap Hill
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
658 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great stay at this cozy cottage
we had a wonderful time staying at ken's dc cottage it was very cozy quaint and clean
it made us feel comfortable the caby is like in the photos
the storage room was also a nice touch
a comfortable bed and everything we needed
very clean and comfortable
clean quiet well equipped
everything was charming and very clean/tidy
comfortable bed and super clean home
the room was sparkling clean and so easy
ken is a great host
ken is an amazing host
hosts were nice and accommodating
hosts are friendly and helpful
they are super friendly people
perfect location in a lovely neighbourhood
great place conveniently located to dc sites
it's very close to the main attractions in dc
great location excellent value for money
walk away from a few nice spots to eat
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4. The Hideaway (from USD 59)

With its retro charm and cozy interior, The Hideaway is a quiet apartment comprising of a double bed, bathroom and kitchenette with basic amenities. You’ll feel like you just walked into a nifty 1940s home. Located in charming Parkview, the space is just 2 blocks away from the metro and close to several restaurants and some of the best hotel bars. Your thoughtful host will also leave you guidebooks and maps to help you navigate around the city.

"The Hideaway" Private Apt by Metro
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
377 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the room you shouldn’t miss it’s full of surprises like a library or even a museum
the bed was incredibly comfortable and the little touches (shower products snacks coffee) were very much appreciated
cozy studio with an awesome library
compact but cozy and a very awesome ac during the 97 degree dc summer heat
the bed was super comfortable too
everything was clean tidy and safe
the apartment itself was very clean and comfortable
super clean rob is awesome and so is his communication
it's quiet clean and the bed is super comfortable
rob's place is cozy clean and absolutely charming
hosts were very responsive and accommodating
he is a great host
rob is a great host who checked in and was super quick to answer all my questions
great host and great spot
he's very kind and answers all your questions
great spot near a metro stop
terrific location to metro
excellent location near the metro
great location convenient to metro
location is excellent as it is close to the metro and bike share station
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5. A historic Mt. Pleasant townhouse (from USD 96)

This studio apartment is located in a historic townhouse. If you’re coming into town to sightsee, this apartment is next to the zoo, Adams Morgan, Cleveland Park and only 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to Dupont Circle. The hosts live upstairs and will be more than happy to assist you during your stay. This Airbnb also comes with some great amenities such as WiFi, free parking, full bath, toiletries and a kitchen with basic kitchen supplies.

Also See: 9 Best Hotels to Stay in Washington DC

Fun Mt. Pleasant Studio near Zoo!
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
482 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi worked great and the tv had lots of channels
elizabeth also stocks the apartment with coffee and snacks which is a great touch
there’s a pullout couch and very comfortable bed that accommodated us well
the apartment was as described and comfortable for our family with 2 young kids
parking space was an extra bonus the shower was heavenly snacks were a thoughtful touch
it was very clean and homey
very clean bright and comfortable
spotlessly clean and just an over all great spot
the room is quite clean and comfortable
super clean and stylish would absolutely stay again
elizabeth was a wonderful host
elizabeth is an amazing host
super friendly and accommodating hosts
brilliant hosts who were very accommodating when we arrived earlier than expected
she is thoughtful responds immediately helpful and kind
a wonderful location for our family trip to dc
wonderful location and beautiful apartment
great place close to public transportation
walking distance to a fantastic zoo
great place and awesome location
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6. Modern Cozy Apartment in Dupont Circle (from USD 81)

Tastefully decorated with chic décor and an aesthetically appealing interior, this modern cozy apartment features a spacious patio, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and dining area. There are several eateries just across the street, while the Dupont Metro Station is just 5 blocks away. You can also walk to many attractions, including the White House and the National Mall.

Washington, District of Columbia, United States
287 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good wifi and tv
loved our 7 day stay in jd and eds apartment
little market across the street with coffe fresh breakfast and lunch sandwiches and a few groceries
the apartment was just as described it has everything you need to make your trip enjoyable
we had a great stay at ed and jd’s apartment
very clean and pleasant accommodations
very clean and safe area
clean cozy and convenient to dupont adam's morgan and u street
it is clean spacious and well kitted out
the house was very clean well decorated and well appointed
host extra good either
ed & jd were very good hosts
they were excellent hosts very responsive and happy to accommodate any questions or requests we had
great place with great hosts
they were very responsive any time i would text or call
great location and neighborhood
the location is wonderful
the location is awesome
great location in the cutest neighborhood so many restaurants and transportation within walking distances
the location was in a nice neighborhood
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7. Capitol Hill Sweet Suite (from USD 139)

Contemporary, state-of-the-art and immaculate, this Capitol Hill Suite is tastefully furnished with polished furniture and sleek décor. The entire apartment, complete with a private entrance, comprises of two queen beds, a living room area, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom and laundry area. You’ll also be within walking distance to numerous historic attractions such as Library of Congress, the Supreme Court, the Smithsonian museums and H Street.

Capitol Hill Sweet Suite
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
329 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment and amenities were great
an apartment with all the comforts of a hotel
there was enough room for the 4 of us to sleep and relax
we saw all the sights and had very comfortable accommodations
the place is very comfortable and nicely designed with a full kitchen
clean and well accommodated place
apartment was clean and well equipped
the room was clean and comfortable
it's very clean and both beds are comfortable
it was stylish clean and spacious
charlotte is a wonderful host
charlotte is a great host and will answer any questions or concerns
charlotte was a great host
charlotte was a great host
she was very accommodating to our travel needs and making sure we were comfortable
pros: the location is great
location was great walking distance to the capital
the location was perfect
great location we loved the neighborhood
location was excellent and convenient
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8. Private Suite in Capitol Hill Home (from USD 88)

This cozy and minimalist bedroom on the ground floor of a newly renovated house features a double bed, television with Netflix, basic kitchen equipment and private bathroom. Located in an up-and-coming neighbourhood in DC, the bedroom is close to the bicycle kiosk. You can cycle to various places, most notably, the National Mall and Downtown. Your friendly host family keeps their accommodation prices low as they love meeting new people and helping you have a fantastic holiday in DC.

Private Suite in Capitol Hill Home
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
711 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my 13 year old fell in love with the apt and especially the surrounding area
a folder was provided in the room with useful info
it had an a/c unit which was nice during the summer
that comfortable bed plus netflix perfect
the neighborhood was charming and quiet and the room was incredibly cozy and comfortable
everything was clean and comfortable
place is clean and organized
it is very clean and comfortable
the room was clean and comfortable
the room was impeccably clean
the hosts are great and attentive
the hosts were very helpful with all our questions
ken is a great host
friendly host great little space
their tips were certainly helpful we used a couple
nice location on quiet street within walking distance of good restaurants and transportation
close to good restaurants
a great location if you are planning to bike
the location is perfect and close to all the attractions
easy access to nearby restaurants/cafes and close to the mall
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9. A clean and comfortable apartment, close to Takoma Park (from USD 65)

Situated within walking distance to beautiful Takoma Park, this clean and comfortable apartment makes nice accommodation for two people, as it comes with one bed and one bathroom. As a guest, you can also enjoy facilities such as a cable TV, an equipped kitchen, and wireless internet access.

A fabulous studio!
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
433 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place with nice comfortable bed and a kitchenette with coffee machine and fridge available
amenities are great and the bed was super comfy thx for everything
i honestly didn’t expect to have as many amenities inside the apartment as we had
the apartment is very clean and has all the essentials including a kitchen and washer/dryer
very nice place the bed is amazing never had such a great bed in a airbnb
our place was very clean and comfy
the studio is very clean and welcoming
it was really nice and very clean
it’s very clean comfortable and safe
this house was so cozy and clean and so quiet
clifford was a very nice host
clifford is a great host
cliff was a great host
our host made sure we had everything we needed
this place is awesome and the host is fantastic
perfect area close to the subway
perfect location to get to dc easy
the location is perfect and so close to great restaurants and shops
it’s in a safe location and only a 20-25 min uber/lyft ride from major attractions
it was in a great location for what we needed for our trip
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10. Modern apartment in a peaceful neighborhood (from USD 53)

This newly renovated basement apartment is great for guests who are looking for a rental with a cozy bed. This comfortable guest suite is close to the residential neighborhood of Petworth, and it is only 20 minutes away on foot if you want to explore it. If you feel like staying in, enjoy your afternoon coffee while you browse the abundant bookshelf in the living room. This apartment is also pet-friendly so your dog can definitely tag along!

Fresh, friendly Petworth apartment!
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
231 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my one suggestion is that i wish the living room had a small couch or something
our stay was very comfortable and place has most amenities you would need for a short vacation stay
lots of cool books to look through and an espresso maker nice shower
the apartment is so stylish and cozy and the amenities are amazing
very cute apartment with all the basic amenities
well decorated and clean studio
the apartment is impeccably clean and comfortable
comfortable and clean and cozy
great clean and cozy apartment for my month long stay in dc
everything was sparkling clean and comfortable
morgan is a very nice host
morgan was a wonderful host
friendly accommodating host
host was responsive with some issues we encountered
they were both very helpful and accommodating
location is great central to anything you’d need with lots of restaurants within walking distance
very convenient and in a good location
good place location and value
its in a good neighborhood and also close driving distance from washington d
not far from the apartment (10 minute walk) are some great restaurants and bars
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11. Lovely apartment in an amazing location (from USD 70)

This lovely apartment is in a great location in Washington DC that will satisfy guests who love to explore. Public transportation is easily accessible from here, which makes it a pretty convenient place for vacationers. Head over to the White House to catch a glimpse of one of the most famous attractions in Washington or visit National Mall to see some iconic monuments. Indulge in a luxurious stay and delight in exploring this historic state.

Lovely apartment close to everything
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
184 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very comfortable with excellent amenities
the tv is amazing
we stayed at jennifer’s apartment for 3 nights and completely loved it
comfortable stay with nice touches
sparkling clean and well appointed
very clean and comfortable communication was excellent
everything was really clean and set up for our family
the place is super clean
very stylish modern clean and comfortable
the hosts were very nice and friendly
amazing space amazing host
hosts are very friendly
host is very pleasant helpful and responsive
the best hosts i’ve had that’s for sure
the location was close to many attractions
staying at this location was wonderful
the location was perfect
very nice place walking distance to everything
in a good location
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12. Little Oasis Near Nation's Capital

This charming red brick house, surrounded by leafy green trees and local birds, is located in a diverse and friendly neighbourhood relatively close to Downtown DC. The house consists of a living room, dining area, double bedroom and small kitchen. Easily accessible to Silver Springs and Fillmore Theater, the Little Oasis is a comfortable and clean house with a private entrance. You’ll be hard pressed to find another fantastic accommodation at such an economic price.

Little oasis near nations capital
250 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests

13. Newly Renovated Apartment

If you’re looking to be impressed, this newly renovated apartment is just for you. Notable amenities include a Bluetooth speaker shower system, providing background music for you while you belt out those notes during shower time. The apartment itself is stylish and clean, comfortably accommodating four guests with a comfortable queen-sized bed and sofa bed. You’ll be just three blocks from the metro and 15 minutes away from Chinatown and the White House by foot.

Newly Renovated Apt, centre of DC

14. One-bedroom apartment (Stadium Armory Metro)

Just one block from Stadium Armory Metro, this polished and modern one-bedroom apartment boasts a spacious living room, kitchenette and bedroom. The apartment is located on the first floor of a three-level row house. Your host stays upstairs so you can find him should you need assistance. The neighbourhood is a peaceful residential area but you’ll be close to stadiums, museums and plenty of dining options.

1 Bedroom Apt One Block From Metro
265 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

15. Luxurious suite near Dupont Circle

Located in a great location, book a stay in this ground level room to be close to Dupont Circle. If you’re driving into DC, don’t worry about parking as there’s free parking on site. This is also a great place for those travelling for work as there’s free WiFi, laptop-friendly workspace, bathroom amenities and ironing facilities, making it one of the best Airbnbs in Washington DC.

Luxurious suite in row house
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
352 reviews
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi private thermostat mini-fridge and keurig coffee in the room all worked great
teddy and elaine provide a mini-fridge and coffee maker in the room which is a nice touch
the photos aren’t completely fair the tv is extremely small and not as pictured
the suite was a perfect size comfort and had all the amenities we needed alongside a comfy bed
great wifi nice selection of nearby restaurants
clean comfortable and quiet
everything was clean and as pictured
the suite was clean and comfy
clean tidy and classic
the room is beautiful and clean
the host was very responsive and helpful
hosts were very friendly and helpful
the hosts communicated well and made sure that i had everything i needed
hosts were extremely good communicators
dimitris and elaine were amazing hosts very accommodating and extremely fast response time with any questions
great location for a trip to dc
the location was great for exploring and close to the metro
great room in a central nw location
wonderful place and fantastic location
great space and wonderful location
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Welcome to Washington!

As the nation’s capital, Washington’s rich culture and historic importance are undeniable. It’s definitely not a stop to miss during your American road trip holiday. Be sure to book these Airbnb accommodations early in advance as they are quite widely sought after. Hosts can receive up to several bookings a day, so you can imagine how early in advance you’ll have to book! However, it’ll be all worth it in the end. You can thank us later for writing about such great holiday accommodations.

Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Washington DC

1. Which Airbnbs in Washington DC offer free parking on the premises?

Families or regular travellers who are accustomed to moving around in their cars always prefer accommodations that provide free parking on their premises. This luxurious suite near Dupont Circle and the historic Mt. Pleasant townhouse are two of the best Airbnbs in Washington DC to offer free on-site parking.

2. Which Airbnbs in Washington DC provide Wi-Fi?

Internet connection is usually an essential factor in booking accommodation anywhere in the world. This comfy contemporary apartment near H Street, the entirely renovated new condo in the heart of DC, the luxurious suite near Dupont Circle and the historic Mt. Pleasant townhouse are some of the best Airbnbs in Washington DC that provide Wi-Fi.

3. Which Airbnbs in Washington DC have a washing machine?

Whether you are staying at a location for a couple of days or for a longer duration, having a washing machine is always helpful. The Hideaway and this modern cozy apartment in Dupont Circle are two such Airbnbs in Washington DC that have a washing machine.

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