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Practice your rhythm on the drum kit or just have a jam session with friends...The space is one large room with a queen bed and a queen sleeper sofa.
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Cool Columbia Heights Garden Apt.

Joel User Profile

Cool Columbia Heights Garden Apt.

6 guests
3 beds
1 bath
6 guests
3 beds
1 bath
Great communication95% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.
Quick responses15 recent guests said this host responded quickly.
Outstanding hospitality18 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.

This is a super fun apartment for your stay in DC. Located in Columbia Heights, the monuments and museums are just a few stops away. Lots of mid century modern vintage furnishings, including a Hi-Fi, and an amazing 1979 Bally pinball machine.


Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 1PM
Check out by 10AM


355 Reviews

Catherina User Profile
October 2017
Joel was wonderful! He greeted us upon arrival, gave us some great local tips and got us settled in. His place is exactly as pictured and described. Location was super easy with access to the metro and main DC sites. The place is a basement apartment and other than the lower ceil…
Maddison User Profile
June 2014
Had an excellent experience staying here for my short visit to DC. Joel is a great host, and is more than helpful if you need anything. The tips he gave myself and my friend during our stay really helped us in getting around easier and finding great places to eat or grab a drink…
Jennifer User Profile
April 2014
We loved our experience on Fairmont - Shannon and Joel were super-flexible and easy to get a hold of leading up to our trip and while we were there. The apt. was a perfect size and there was easy access. No noise in the neighbourhood which was great as we were wiped out from ou…
Jane User Profile
August 2018
Would definitely stay at Joel’s place again the next time I’m in DC. We were greeted with a fountain of local tips and enjoyed vegging out with the pinball machine and jukebox after a hot day in the city.
Nichole User Profile
August 2018
Joel's airbnb is very unique with all the amenities someone would need for traveling and then some! Communication was a breeze with Joel. Check in was so easy and Joel even helped carry in my bags :) Parking was right on the street and free with the parking pass given by Joel for…
Deidre User Profile
August 2018
Very cool and fun basement apartment in a great neighborhood. Joel is personable and willing to help in any way he is needed. He was a great host and we loved the quirky vibe of the apartment. I forgot how bad I am at pinball, but still had fun :) Thank you for letting our dogs s…
Matthew User Profile
August 2018
This is a great place to stay and Joel is a fantastic host. He met us on the sidewalk and helped bring our bags in before we even contacted him to tell him we were there. The neighborhood is really fun and Joel has some great suggestions on where to eat and drink. As soon as you …

Hosted by Joel

Washington, District of Columbia, United StatesJoined in January 2012
Joel User Profile
995 Reviews
6 References
Joel is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Freelance photographer and part time bartender living in Columbia Heights with my two awesome dogs Ollie and Eddie (she's deaf). I build bikes in my spare time, and enjoy home renovations and wrenching on my motorcycle on rainy days.
Languages: English
Response rate: 95%
Response time: within an hour
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