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Guest Information

The International Guest House is run by an all-volunteer staff eager to show the love of Christ through the ministry of hospitality to guests from all over the world.

Couples may reserve a room with two beds; individual guests may need to share a room with one or two other guests of the same gender.


Reservations cancelled after 12 noon seven days in advance of the reservation will be charged a $25 cancellation fee. Reservations cancelled after 12 noon two days (48 hours) prior to the day of arrival will be charged for one night’s lodging for all persons in the reservation.

  • A family-style breakfast, served at 8 am (included in the room rate). 
  • Evening tea is served at 9 pm.
  • Check-in: 3 -10 pm.
  • Check-out: 10 am.
  • Guests must take leave from the premises each day from 10 am to 3 pm (10 am to 4 pm on Sundays).
  • Five guest rooms are located on the 3rd floor. Rooms have 2 or 3 single twin-sized beds.
  • The guest house does not have an elevator. Guests must be able to carry their luggage to the third floor. 
  • The men’s bath room is on the 3rd floor and the women’s bath room is on the 2nd floor
  • Pets will not be accommodated.
  • The guest house is an alcohol and tobacco free environment with no use or consumption allowed on guest house property.


Have a question? Prefer to book by phone? Give us a call!

House Policies

Since 1967, the International Guest House has hosted over 55,000 guests from more than 150 countries, including professionals, educators, tourists, and students. Here are our House Policies:

  • A family-style breakfast is served at 8 a.m. (included in the room rate). 
  • Each day the house is closed from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Guests must be out of the house during that time. 
  • The house is closed at 11:00 p.m. each night. 
  • Every Sunday the house is closed from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Check-out time is 10:00 a.m. At the end of your stay here, luggage may be left in a storage room and picked up later in the day.
  • The office is closed between 11:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. No incoming calls are accepted during that time. Any arrangements at the office, such as checking-in or out, etc., should be done either before or after this time.
  • There is a large living room for lounging, reading, and visiting. Reading materials are available, and there is a TV in the basement.
  • Guests may be asked to share a room with other persons of the same gender, since our rooms have either two or three twin beds. Bathrooms are also shared.
  • Folding beds and/or crib are available to accommodate children in the same room with their parents.
  •  Some kitchen privileges are available in the basement, but cooking and food are not permitted in guest rooms.
  • Guests assume responsibility for their personal property. A safe is available in the office for valuables.
  • Please, no smoking in the house or alcoholic beverages on the premises. 
  • We are a ‘brief stay’ facility. The maximum length of a registration is two weeks.

Our Location

1441 Kennedy Street NW · Washington, DC 20011

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