Washington, D.C. Journals

Playing Capital Hooky

An August 2002 trip to Washington, D.C. by Jon M

Quote: Wanting to "get away" without actually travelling anywhere, my wife and I decided to take a day off of work stay at one of Igougo's featured B&B's for one night. In addition, this journal a list of our favorite restaurants.

Playing Capital Hooky

Overview

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Wandering around Capital Hill is a great experience. My wife and I both live and work in the northwest quadrant of DC, so we seldom have reason to go to Hill. After spending a night there, it became apparent just how unique and delightful the neighborhood is. Apart from the facts that the Capital dome is a visible landmark, and that famous legislators routinely walk the streets, Capital Hill has much more charm and character than any other part of the city. The historic rowhouses sit only a few feet from the treelined sidewalks; small cafes and community markets are easy to find; and only a handful of streets carry large volumes of traffic, which brings a discernable sense of harmony to the area. ...Read More

Bull Moose Bed & Breakfast on Capitol Hill

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Hotel | "Bull Moose B&B"

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Although named a B&B, my wife and I found it to be more of an inn. I say this because unlike most other B&Bs where we've stayed, you are not greeted at the door by the owners when you arrive. Instead, prior to arrival, guests are provided with the code to unlock the front door, and upon entry, room information is provided in a marked envelope lying on the foyer table. Also unlike most B&Bs, the Bullmoose only asks that you keep the front door locked, but beyond that, you have liberty to do whatever you want. Given this freedom and inn's large common areas, we thought that it would be an exceptional place for a group of people to stay at while in the city. We were given the Seq...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on August 27, 2002

Bull Moose Bed & Breakfast on Capitol Hill
101 5th Street, NE
Washington, D.C. 20002