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Luraloft / Entire Apt


Luraloft / Entire Apt

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

Stay in this stylish basement apartment located in Petworth, just north of the lively Columbia Heights/Adams Morgan area of the city and only 5 miles from the national museums downtown. If you are looking for a place that's clean and affordable to stay on your next visit to DC, you've found it! Completely renovated, fully furnished with modern furniture, flatscreen TV, cable, Wi-fi, washer/dryer, kitchenware, queen bed, this space is a unique home away from home. Fresh clean towels, pillow and bed linens are provided along with microwave, coffee maker, toaster, hair dryer, iron & ironing-board. On-street parking is also available in front of the property. Parking is non-zoned/unrestricted, so visitor pass not needed. Enjoy your own private entrance, a full private European-styled kitchen, large private bathroom, private living room, and office niche. Warm up near the fire pit in the backyard in the early spring and autumn months. Relax on the patio, throw your favorite meal on the grill, or just enjoy a cold drink and a summer breeze under the shade of the popular Willow tree. The outdoor community swimming pool, within walking distance, is a great way to cool off on those hot DC summer days. Ideal place for summer internships and for U.S. or international visitors to the area.

Local stores, bars & restaurants:
Yes!Organic Market, Safeway, RiteAid & CVS pharmacies, RAS, Fusion, Meroni & Brothers, Sweet Mango Cafe*, HealthyBites. In nearby Columbia Heights: Giant, Target, Bed Bath and Beyond, Thai Tanic*, Chipotle, Five Guys, Wonderland Ballroom*, Meridian Pint*, Red Rocks Pizza, Room 11, Lou's Sports Bar, Tynan Coffee & Tea, Starbucks, IHOP (now delivers!), The Heights, Taqueria Distrito Federal, Pete's Apizza, Potbellys, Pho 14, Frozen Yo, Julia's Empanadas

Getting around:
If you are not driving, Metro trains (15-20 min walk away) will take you to all the great destinations DC has to offer in just minutes. Even closer, only 2 blocks away, are several Metro bus lines to take you anywhere in the city. The apt is in a quiet, residential part of the city, yet is close enough to all the action. NOTE: Please do not book the apt if the 15-20 min walk to the train is a challenge for you, you are not comfortable taking buses, dislike using public transportation in general, or your idea of easy access is having it all 'right at your doorstep'. Capital Bike Share system is also nearby for touring our bike-friendly city. Rated in the top 15 cities for biking, our nations capital boasts of a vibrant and diverse bike culture with lots of trails and dedicated lanes to keep riders safe from the, sometimes, hectic DC traffic.

UBER, Lyft and Sidecar are also good alternatives to taxi and only require an app download and credit card.


Free parking on premises
Cable TV

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM


95 Reviews

Kevin User Profile
May 2018
I was really happy with my month long stay here. It had everything I needed including all the essentials to do some cooking. The place was clean and comfortable. I was always able to find a parking spot on the street. Wifi was fast and reliable.
Jessica User Profile
May 2018
Nice place, well decorated. Great communication and response time from host. Would recommend.
Omar User Profile
April 2018
Great place to stay. Check in/out was very easy. I liked the place, parking was easy, and the apartment is nice. Location might be a little far for some going to AIRP but I didn't mind it. Few things that I didn't realize before I got there, I'm highly allergic to pets. So if yo…
Camillia User Profile
December 2017
Sakhi was not only a great host but a great person. He had the home stalked up upon arrival, kept lines open between us at all times and his vibe was excellent. I definitely recommend this spot for a Washington DC vacation.
Iris User Profile
November 2017
This place is fantastic. First, the location is great - only a short walk to the Metro - which makes getting around DC super easy. Second, the studio itself is amazing and looks straight out of an IKEA catalogue. I really appreciated having access to a kettle, full stove, and a m…
Dennis User Profile
October 2017
Sakhi is a great host! Communication with him was very timely and he is always quick to respond. The apartment is very cozy and has everything thing one needs for a short or long stay. There is a great modern kitchen, big shower, and a full washer and dryer. We stayed four ni…
Elizabeth User Profile
October 2017
Extremely comfortable stay. Extremely accommodating host. I would not hesitate to stay with Sakhi again!

Hosted by Sakhi

Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in June 2011
Sakhi User Profile
180 Reviews
2 References
I'm a long-time D.C. resident. I've lived out west, Arizona, California and also abroad and I've enjoyed visiting places in the Caribbean like the Great Exumas, St. Lucia, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, St. John, the Bahamas. I've also travelled to African countries like South A…
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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