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Pace Self-Guided Champagne Tour guest on Feb 19, 2014 said:

“The mansion was amazing! The service we received from everyone there was top notch. I've already told my friends about it, and I can't wait to go back. ? ”

Radabaugh, Jordan on Feb 18, 2014 said:

“A hidden gem in a city filled with a tremendous amount of things to do. A definitely must for both visitors and locals. ? ”

Valentine's Sit-Down Dinner guest on Feb 18, 2014 said:

“The treasure hunt was a great way to explore the mansion and the food was absolutely delicious. Although I had been to the mansion before, it was my fiance's first time, and he couldn't stop raving about it. ? ”

Trippel Self-Guided Tour guest on Feb 18, 2014 said:

“we loved every bit of it! thanks for the lollipops!!! ? ”

Elgin-Cossart guest on Feb 17, 2014 said:

“The Mansion is amazing, truly a unique way to celebrate in the DC area. Our friends and family were blown away that we found this jewel, and had a great time exploring the mansion. The food was excellent and the room perfect, it afforded us the privacy to enjoy our lunch. Thanks so much! ? ”

Woodrum, (Mr.) Matthew on Feb 17, 2014 said:

“Best hidden gem in DC. Every time I go I have a blast. Looking forward to coming back ? ”

Miller Self-Guided Tour guest on Feb 14, 2014 said:

“We had a great time- just loved the everything about it. there is no doubt we will definitely come back! Thanks! ? ”

Peace guest on Feb 13, 2014 said:

“It could not have been more perfect for our board meeting - inspirational, fun, and creative. We were welcomed with drinks at the bar, made to feel like we were real VIPs by the incredible GM Andreas. The food was terrific, service was amazing, and the house, well, that was the real treat. ? ”

Brunch guest on Feb 12, 2014 said:

“Live band was great, touring the mansion was great, we had a 3 month old with us and that went off without a hitch The squash bisque soup was very good. The desserts were great. Everyone was friendly and hospitable! ? ”

Girgis, (Ms.) Sarah on Feb 12, 2014 said:

“It's like being a kid again- exploring all the secret passageways and different rooms. I absolutely loved it. -Sarah Girgis ? ”

Barrett Self-Guided Tour guest on Feb 11, 2014 said:

“The freedom alloted to the guests to freely explore the mansion made the experience second to none. I and my group had an amazing time and plan to return. Thank you for a great experience! ? ”

SRO: Constanten guest on Feb 10, 2014 said:

“the bartending staff was great.> All staff very nice.> Really enjoyed the differences in the Mansion from one visit to the next. I always tell people it is never the same place twice. ? ”

Akel, (Ms.) Deborah on Feb 10, 2014 said:

“Sunday, Feb 9 -- It was a cold night and I was feeling under the weather, but I came out anyway because a concert at the Mansion is not to be missed! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, from Terez, who checked my coat, to [the Black woman whose name I didn't get] who manned the snacks table, to Ted, who's always a joy to chat with about music. This was my second TC show at the Mansion, and as before, Tom was warm, humble, and approchable. It was fun to see that stately edifice rockin' with Deadheads in tie-dye!I'm a big fan of the Mansion, particularly as a music venue. I've been fortunate to have seen some great shows there, and I only wish there could be more. Thanks for another memorable evening.Deborah ? ”

Bailey, (Ms.) Susan on Feb 10, 2014 said:

“ThankYou for a magical night! ? ”

Bentzinger, Rebecca on Feb 10, 2014 said:

“I forgot to mention that H is lovey, fun and a true visionary! ? ”

Merrey-Welcome Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Feb 9, 2014 said:

“I brought a group of 14 to tour the Mansion for a birthday party activity. Our group loved the experience and everyone kept saying what a fun activity it was for everyone! We enjoyed checking out all of the pictures and tchotchkes and some of us even found books we couldn't leave without. I can't thank Eric enough for his help with our group. He helped make the event run smoothly and I appreciated that. Everyone in the Mansion was very nice to us and we had such a positive experience. Many thanks to all the staff! ? ”

Zelda Kleister on Feb 5, 2014 said:

“Everyone I've talked to that came to the dinner absolutely loved it. The NSF Program Chair said he thought he knew every restaurant in Washington, but Thursday was his first time there. He thoroughly enjoyed the tour and dinner. Thanks for your help in making it a night to remember! ? ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Feb 3, 2014 said:

“The staff was fantastic. I truly enjoyed my time there! ? ”

Brunch guest on Feb 3, 2014 said:

“Second time at The Mansion with a different friend and she said this, " the ambiance perfect, food delicious and the hot chocolate sinful." This was also my first time trying the omlette bar and the chef who I believe is Parisian was a delight. Please tell him specifically "Votre nourriture ?tait d?licieuse et votre personnalit? agr?able." Another great time at the Mansion. We were there for almost three hours and enjoyed every minute. ? ”

Frick Self-Guided Tour guest on Feb 3, 2014 said:

“we were cordially welcomed upon arrival. My visit included two 11 yo girls who were enthralled with every aspect of our visit. ? ”

Wilson Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Feb 2, 2014 said:

“It's a magical place, soulful ? ”

Brunch guest on Feb 1, 2014 said:

“OMG!!!!!! This was SSSOOOO wonderful! The food was terrific and everything tasted as amazing as it looked! The ambiance of the place was beautiful. It was also fun at the same time. Women were allowed to wear some of the gorgeous hats that were available for sale and it made the brunch very festive. The service was excellent and we never had to ask for anything, it was always brought before we could ask. I had a great time and we will be back soon! Thanks for the great time. Kathy August ? ”

Seiden, (Mr.) Stanley on Jan 29, 2014 said:

“Really wonderful. The log cabin room is particularly incredible!We especially liked how each floor had its own flavor, a flavor that we felt even extended to all the rooms upon it. The House manages a remarkable balance of museum, gallery, and attic. We didn't pay for the brunch, but it looked very enticing. ? ”

guest on Jan 27, 2014 said:

“This was our second time staying at the mansion and it was a WONDERFUL experience! Ted and the staff are all very friendly and welcoming, the mansion itself is so fun and ecclectic, and the brunch was delicious! I routinely recommend the mansion to those that have not yet heard of it and I look forward to our next visit there! ? ”

Seiden, (Mr.) Stanley on Jan 27, 2014 said:

“I had no idea what to expect, and the house was lovely. The sense of exploration was strong, and all of us left very happy with our experience. ? ”

Nisreen Farhan on Jan 27, 2014 said:

“Everyone had so much fun, it made my job much easier in terms of talking work with my colleagues J Thank you so much for your help in making this happen - everything was perfect and the food was amaaaaazing! Nisreen ? ”

Monaghan, Dan on Jan 23, 2014 said:

“To Ted and H, You've created and maintained a truly unique and inspirational environment; universally enjoyable from pedestrian to intellectual... Many Thanks, Dan Monaghan ? ”

Robertson, Gwendolyn /Cdc on Jan 23, 2014 said:

“Arranging the event was made easy by event planner. Sally answered our every question and any problems we thought we had in planning, she settled them right away! We appreciate the wonderful service the staff provided us - They were friendly and polite! The food was amazing! I don't think any of us has ever eaten so much dessert in our lives, it wasn't too sweet it was just right! The exploring of rooms and the discoveries of the secret doors was a lot of fun! (We found only a fraction of the secret doors) - we are planning on coming back to explore some more! One of our staff members father from Europe has put the mansion on his list of future visits when he comes back! Everyone felt they have found a gem in Washington, D.C., and plan many visits to come in the future. ? ”

Brunch guest on Jan 23, 2014 said:

“A unique special experience that left one feeling that they belong to a time gone by; that could be relived with fun and a carefree spirit that warms one's soul. ? ”

Brunch guest on Jan 22, 2014 said:

“This was my first time at the Mansion brunch and everything was perfect. The service-friendly. The food ( in particular the sinfully delicious macaroni and cheese and yes they have it with bacon too) delightful. The ambiance was one of joy, good spirits, intrigue and fun. Brunch is my favorite meal and I highly recommend this place. ? ”

Golden Self-Guided Tour guest on Jan 21, 2014 said:

“So much fun! My boyfriend and I enjoyed our self-guided tour completely, especially when we discovered secret doors. Thanks for a magical time! ? ”

Kern Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Jan 21, 2014 said:

“It was an awesome time for us. Our family (2 adults and two children) thought the experience was cooky and super fun! Would definitely recommend the Mansion on O Street to those with an open mind and sense of adventure. Loved the place! ? ”

Leech, Leanna on Jan 20, 2014 said:

“This was by far the best year end event my company has ever put on. Everyone is still raving about how much fun we all had, the food, the deserts and the tour of the mansion! An incredible evening we are so appreciative for the hospitality and professionalism we were shown, it really helped make the experience amazing for our team. This is definitely going to be hard to beat :) Ms. Leonards is truly a unique, creative and inspiring woman for putting together such an amazing venue (great team as well)! Thank you for a spectacular evening. ? ”

Elisabeth Henifin on Jan 17, 2014 said:

“Thank you so much for helping me put on a very special dinner last night! It was a huge success and everyone, especially my sister, had such an incredible time! The food was spectacular - I mean absolutely and wonderfully delicious! I was very pleased with how it all turned out. Thank you for your attention to detail and your recommendations. I am certain you have found life-long supporters of the Mansion from within our party. Thank you again! ? ”

Owers Self-Guided Tour guest on Jan 16, 2014 said:

“Excellent experience, always fun treasure hunting! ? ”

Melva Jones on Jan 15, 2014 said:

“Thank you for the opportunity to give feedback. Overall, the event was top-notched, exceeded expectations and most importantly a good time. This was the first event for The Education Trust at the venue and here were our highlights: 1. The staff from pre-planning and especially onsite were highly patient, gracious and flexible with our ever-changing needs. 2. The food was AMAZING as promised. Some staff favorites included the chicken, as well as the delicious, diverse and nut/gluten friendly dessert extravaganza. The staff really enjoyed anything chocolate and the cheesecake. 3. The venue looked amazing ( yes, it always looked amazing) but as an organization that traditionally had this event in a private home -- the venue and how the staff interacted with us really replicated what we are use too. 4. The tour is worth every minute, every second. All of the staff (from adults to children) found it interesting, intriguing and quite honestly some of them started dinner later or ended it earlier to go back around for a second time. Anyone having an event here. Do the tour? Seriously. Take your time. The only constructive comment ( and this is minor ) is that on occasion some felt rushed through the buffet but that is probably because they wanted to take their time and grab more food. So what I can share with others considering this venue is this. Let them plan your event their way and it will all work out. It was worry free, delicious and pleasant. The Mansion on O Street made good on their promise and we will be back this year. Melva, Director of Meetings & Conferences, The Education Trust ps. A special thanks to every single person who worked our event. They were professional, fun, generous and kind. They were what one wants when receiving service.? ”

Krug, Doug on Jan 14, 2014 said:

“a pleasant, restful and interesting experience - as always... ? ”

Cornwell, Barbara on Jan 13, 2014 said:

“Thank you so much for an absolutely lovely evening. The facility, staff, food were nothing short of amazing. Our attendees were very complimentary of the event. We plan on returning to the O Street mansion as a company as well as individually. I will absolutely recommend the O Street mansion for ANY occasion . H, it truly was a pleasure! Kind Regards, Barbara Cornwell OMNITEC Solutions, Inc. ? ”

Graham-Yooll Self-Guided Tour guest on Jan 13, 2014 said:

“Had SUCH a fun, adventurous experience at Mansion on O. We did the self-guided tour for our first time, but next time I will definitely do Brunch, Tea and Cakes, or Happy Hours, or maybe all of the above. Thanks! ? ”

Disciullo, (Mr.) James on Jan 12, 2014 said:

“Perfect "get-away" museum, with tons of things to reflect on plus the secret doors are a gas, gas, gas. Parking can be a challenge, so consider the valet parking. We went over Christmas break, with adult children and brother-in-law. We moved individually, but often met up to discover new rooms and things to see. Memorabilia to the hilt. We spent 2-3 hours and likely did not see everything. Would recommend to anyone visiting DC - a real gem. ? ”

Evans, (Prof.) Peter on Jan 10, 2014 said:

“I have lived in this area for over 50 years, but had never heard of your mansion before. The tour was certainly a lot of fun, and the whole idea of operation is definitely unique. My compliments to the staff!P. Evans ? ”

Strange, (Ms.) Lauren on Jan 9, 2014 said:

“We did the New Year's Treasure Hunt as part of a bachelorette day. We had so much fun exploring the house, trying to find the objects, and searching for the hidden doors. Our group stayed for 2.5 hours because we had to get to our next event, but we could have stayed a lot longer. We will definitely be back. ? ”

Happy Hours guest on Jan 8, 2014 said:

“Zita's warm welcome and introduction made the experience feel personalized and special. ? ”

Bluegrass guest on Jan 7, 2014 said:

“The jam was great! The musicians were friendly, engaging, and very impressive. It was a warm, welcoming experience. ? ”

New Year's Eve Party guest on Jan 4, 2014 said:

“This was my first time at the Mansion on O and I loved the old style architecture and the layout of the rooms. The modern square and plain architectures can be so boring. Loved the little secret passage ways and the surprises. Some of the rooms were just amazing. Really enjoyed the NYE party. I am obsessed with the chandeliers, so a number of them lit in different colors really added a fun touch to the night for me. And the DJ was awesome, kept us in the great mood all evening. Thank you, Salome ? ”

August, Robert on Jan 4, 2014 said:

“It was AMAZING!!!! There was so much to see and to do. You have to keep your eyes open to see everything on the treasure hunt list. And everything is for sale! So if you see something you love---buy it because there are some wonderful and unique things! We plan to go back quite often because the exhibits change all the time! Kathy August ? ”

New Year's Eve Party guest on Jan 2, 2014 said:

“Everyone was super nice! I enjoyed myself. ? ”

Robertson, Adam on Jan 2, 2014 said:

“Enjoyed this "off the beaten path" attraction." It was fun and brought the inner kid out. I'll definitely come back with others when I visit DC again! ? ”

guest on Jan 2, 2014 said:

“As always loved our visit to the Mansion and the NYE party was SO much fun! Can't wait to come back again and again! ? ”

Wingfield, (Ms.) Rachael on Jan 2, 2014 said:

“Overall, I was very pleased with the experience and will definitely visit in the future! ? ”

BOTH: New Year's Eve Dinner Party guest on Jan 1, 2014 said:

“Best party ever! Food was delicious and everyone was so friendly and helpful ! Loved the treasure hunt, party favors, kissing both - so entertaining! what a great way to end the year! Thank you O Mansion! ? ”

Glavan, (Mr.) Martin on Jan 1, 2014 said:

“The experience we had as a family here was great...one of a kind. So nice to take our time and explore the whole house. A hidden gem in DC! ? ”

Hotop, Rebecca on Jan 1, 2014 said:

“This place is fun and quirky. Pleasantly surprised that it was not packed with people. I'm looking forward to visiting again for brunch. We just took the self-guided tour but it was a lot of fun to look for the secret doors. A great fun place to visit and not your usual Washington D.C. stuff. ? ”

New Year's Eve Party guest on Jan 1, 2014 said:

“We had such a great time. Thank you for the wonderful experience!! The mansion is beautiful. ? ”

Woodrum, (Mr.) Matthew on Dec 30, 2013 said:

“This was my 4th visit to the mansion, my girlfriend and I went to try and find all we could. The Mansion is amazing and we are coming back to spend much more time there. If you haven't been than let me assure you it's the best date in DC. Go with an open mind and you will have a blast ? ”

Lopez Self-Guided Tour guest on Dec 29, 2013 said:

“The O Street Museum is a very pleasant place to go, all the rooms have a unique style filled with all sorts of interesting books, paintings, vinyls, ornaments, musical instruments, photos, etc. There is art everywhere, fun everywhere, good music, good atmosphere. Thumbs up! :) ? ”

Garrin-Cross Self-Guided Champagne Tour guest on Dec 29, 2013 said:

“I opted for the self guided Champagne tour. It was wonderful. There was so much to see and too little time. I will be back. Thank you for a great day. ? ”

Shreve, (Mrs.) Jennifer on Dec 28, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time! My 17 year old son really had fun! We will definitely be back. We found 6 doors! Next trip we will take the guided tour. ? ”

Walton, (Mr.) Ian on Dec 27, 2013 said:

“Its been a tradition to visit the Mansion on Christmas Eve now going on 4 years or so - this was the first for our 6 week old! Staff really made our Christmas Eve dinner very special - especially for our 3 year old daughter who was showered in compliments by everyone on duty. She was on cloud nine and even found a nice teddy bear to take home. The food, egg nog, and desserts were the icing on the cake. We look forward to continuing this tradition for many, many years...thanks for making it such a nice way to bring our family together for food and fun. ? ”

Bijelic Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Dec 23, 2013 said:

“I think this a great addition to D.C. Culture and the whole staff all around was very nice and pleasant. Great experience overall! THANK YOU!! ? ”

Shamita Matugama on Dec 23, 2013 said:

“Thank you so much! I was wonderful (brunch)! Happy Holidays! ? ”

Jessen Snyder on Dec 23, 2013 said:

“Great atmosphere! ? ”

Allie Smith on Dec 20, 2013 said:

“Thank you again for an amazing event! Everyone really enjoyed themselves. ? ”

Dec Brunch guest on Dec 19, 2013 said:

“The ambiance was spectacular...very festive. The brunch had great food and was displayed beautifully. We had a lovely time at the mansion. It was a very special day. ? ”

Weaver-Brooks Self-Guided Tour guest on Dec 17, 2013 said:

“I have been here several times and each time it get's better!I have even brought other family and friends...completely in awe...still can't find all those secret doors!!!! ? ”

Dec Brunch guest on Dec 17, 2013 said:

“We held our company holiday party here at the Mansion on O Street and had a lovely time. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. All staff members were friendly and helpful. The tour afterwards was awesome and intriguing. We definitely recommend it! ? ”

Inman Self-Guided Tour guest on Dec 16, 2013 said:

“It was fantastic I loved it. The only thing i can say is I wish here were railings on the stair cases. ? ”

admin on Dec 10, 2013 said:

“Dear H, It's rare for me to sign on for something that I'm not sure what I'm getting into. And because, for me, entertaining is an extension of myself - it would be out of the question for me to sign on for something for which I don't have complete control. Nevertheless, my instinct was to trust that hosting my party at The Mansion would be a good move - and it definitely was. Obviously, everyone was blown away by The Mansion. And all of the other elements were terrific: food, presentation, etc. But I want to focus this email on your staff. They were extraordinary. Guests remarked about your staff, which is usually not something a guest would remark on. Individually and collectively they were super-friendly, welcoming, accommodating, professional and, well, just plain ole' nice. And who wouldn't fall in love with Andres? This took all the wonderful elements of the party up a few more notches. As the day wore on, we gradually (count my emails to you!) went from 60 to 43. And I was grateful so many friends traipsed downtown on the ice. Thank you for all the last minute accommodations (with the chair & table take-aways) for that. And e-mails and calls are already streaming in from my friends about the party. Everyone is raving about all the things a hostess wants them to rave about. Again- I thank you, Joyce ? ”

Walega, Kristin on Dec 10, 2013 said:

“Everyone had a great time and really enjoyed exploring the mansion. The Mansion staff was amazing through the whole planning process and during the event- very responsive and helpful. The food was delicious - the dessert bar was unbelievable! Thanks for making our holiday party memorable! I know many of our staff will be returning to explore. ? ”

Ward, (Mrs.) Eleni on Dec 9, 2013 said:

“The only way we can describe our event yesterday is "magical." EVERYONE had an amazing time, and the staff was unbelievable--they were there every minute for everything we needed, and always smiling. The food was delicious, incredible, magnificent and ENDLESS!! People can't stop talking about the experience. You are truly a miracle in DC and we hope that you will see us all again at different times during the year--I am so delighted to find you!!! Leni Ward ? ”

Leni Ward on Dec 8, 2013 said:

“I can't ever remember having attended any event in my life that I can't stop talking about. Please know how grateful we all are for the incredible experience (that's the only word that begins to do it justice) that you gave us today. In fact, you gave us all more than an experience, you gave us a memory to keep looking back on with happiness. My only regret is that the weather kept some of our group home (their loss), so they missed the wonderful food and people you all are at the Mansion. Besides the amazing food, the great work you do touches me deeply. I am so glad that you and the Mansion came into my life, and I will certainly be back with my family. I immediately called my son and daughter and talked on and on about the tapes Ted so kindly played for me. I seriously don't know how to stop talking about this but, in reality, I hope I never do. It was not only the whole experience, it was like we were all with family because you made everyone feel very special. We will cross paths again, and I hope it is just around the corner--thank you and Ted and your wonderful staff for having a piece of magic in the middle of D.C. Leni Ward ? ”

Laurel Angell on Dec 5, 2013 said:

“Hi H ? I just wanted to say that my staff and I had an amazing two days at the Mansion. Absolutely wonderful. They really got into the activities and I credit the Mansion, because it simply provided us with the perfect environment to break down some walls and come together as a team. I was so pleased with how engaged they were and I have to say Ted's raw and exposed session was really, really a hit with these guys. They were talking about it all day. Huge. Perfect. Thanks so much. Would like to figure out a way to give back to the place that gave us so much here, so will look for ways to do so. In the meantime, Here is the website as well that represents the public accountability arm of Western Energy Project: www.westernvaluesproject.org Best, Laurel ? ”

Dec Brunch guest on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“Awesome brunch, thanks Ted & H! The chef at the omelette bar was fantastic. The bacon was great as always. ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“had a fabulous time! ? ”

Mann, Valerie on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“Wonderful & unique experience. It was my second visit and I brought two friends to celebrate one of their birthdays. She loved it! Valerie Mann ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“This was my first visit to the Mansion and I truly enjoyed the show. The ladies were hilarious!!! ? ”

Ford, (Ms.) Regan on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“Loved it!!!!! I am definitely coming back. ? ”

Diehl, (Mrs.) Jessica on Dec 3, 2013 said:

“This was my first drag show ? ”

Bohman Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Nov 30, 2013 said:

“Everything was great. We especially appreciated the gentleman who told us to find the wine cellar. ? ”

Lipton, (Ms.) Leanne on Nov 29, 2013 said:

“Enjoyable, unique experience. Very appreciative if your friendly, helpful staff. ? ”

Goldman, (Mr.) Steve on Nov 29, 2013 said:

“Our whole family had a wonderful Thanksgiving Day at the Mansion, one of Washington's most under-publicized gems. You have such a friendly and fun place, and with every visit we find new delights and surprises. Thank you, thank you, thank you for bringing us such a treasure for the city, the arts ... and always, for your members and patrons. Steve and Carol Goldman ? ”

Neuman, Eric on Nov 29, 2013 said:

“very friendly staff and great personal attention. Haven't seen a meal like that since my last function at the Mansion.Eric Neuman ? ”

Happy Hours guest on Nov 26, 2013 said:

“The Mansion (which could probably also justfiably be called "The Museum" because of all the artifacts it has) is a really cool and unique place in DC. The maze of rooms was highly stimulating and entertaining. The numbers of rooms is pretty amazing. I wasn't at a loss for words as I discovered room after room. As a big music fan (especially of classic rock), I was very pleasantly surprised to discover this most impressive collection of classic rock paraphenila. I will make a strong recommendation to all my musician friends to visit. I particularly enjoyed the basement and some of the outrageous bathrooms (all over the house). The only signficant thing that I didn't like is that the cigarette smoke spread throughout the house. This place would be awesome for a private or company party. Absolutely no wait at the bar (perfect) and complementary munchies were nice touches.? ”

Rakestraw, Don on Nov 25, 2013 said:

“It was another fantastic experience having breakfast at the Mansion. My friends, who had never been there before, were totally impressed with everything and will definitely return for more. The food was great as always and the hospitality and personal touch makes one feel like they are with family. We all loved seeing the different rooms, the dcor and the secret doorways. It was a thrilling experience for all.Can't wait to come back.Warm regards,Don Rakestraw ? ”

Belf, Teri-E on Nov 25, 2013 said:

“Gosh because I always offer positive comments I racked my brain to find something, anything, that wasn't superb. I got it! My stomach was not large enough to eat all the luscious pastries and array of cheeses I would have liked.Oh well, I tried!Thank you Mansion on O.Teri-E ? ”

Lash, Jay on Nov 25, 2013 said:

“At first we were a bit taken back. As two people who live with a high-level of design esthetic and domestic integrity we usually don't enjoy "clutter" or a mixed decor. That said by the time our event began our whole attitude and appreciation changed dramatically. We started to see the trees through the forest and were enthralled. The art and the history hidden in every corner along the the stories told by the staff brought the Mansion alive. The event was handled flawlessly. The food and service, impeccable. The entertainment was at a level on par with the intimate venue this mansion had now become. Even in the morning we saw new treasures, heard new stories and met new and interesting people. Ted and H. were personas that added a whole other dimension to this day. We even had to purchase her books and a South American Cane that became part of my soul during the night. It was a fantastic experience. As we packed our bags and got into our car one of the fantastic staff helped us out and we told him we really enjoyed our time at the Mansion and looked forward to returning. He responded in sincerity, "We enjoyed having you and can't wait to see us come back". I think he meant it too. Thank you all. ”

Haq, Aassia on Nov 25, 2013 said:

“My husband and I enjoyed every minute of visiting the Mansion. It's in a beautiful location right off DuPont Circle, and Embassy Row. And, the quirky decor was quite different from anything we've seen before. It was a great experience. We'll be back. ? ”

SRO: Higgins guest on Nov 23, 2013 said:

“Fantastic magical experienced. We loved being a guest of the hotel and exploring around like kids. The concert was perfect and we are still talking about it.The Gannons ? ”

guest on Nov 21, 2013 said:

“The Mansion always leaves me feeling like I'm a family member that's come home. ? ”

Denice L. Moultrie on Nov 20, 2013 said:

“I had a wonderful time at my Association's event. I had never been to the Mansion and was amazed at the ingenuity of all the rooms, the uniqueness of the interior design and everything that was for sale! I would also like to send a special shout out to the young lady who was coordinating our event; she did an exceptional job at keeping the event organized and on track, getting all of our members fed in a timely manner and taking special care of each guest in attendance. Bravo to all of the Staff at The Mansion! ? ”

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Schnipper, Harry on Nov 18, 2013 said:

“I had a wonderful time... the whole environment couldn't be better as the staff. ? ”

Community Associations Institute guest on Nov 18, 2013 said:

“Our group loved the mansion and appreciated us for bringing them there for their team building and idea sharing activities. The food of course was awesome and the scavenger hunt was a hit! Thanks for your hospitality! ? ”

Micka-Foos Self-Guided Champagne Tour guest on Nov 15, 2013 said:

“It was great! ? ”

Segura, (Ms.) Patricia on Nov 13, 2013 said:

“My friend and I absolutely loved the mansion! ? ”

Tisi Wedding on Nov 12, 2013 said:

“What a great idea. The wedding was perfect. Everything was exactly as I wanted it to be. We'll come back on a Monday for a viewing party! Andrea ”

guest on Nov 11, 2013 said:

“Great rooms and super staff. Especially enjoyed the music provided by owners Saturday night in the main reception library. ? ”

Halloween Party guest on Nov 10, 2013 said:

“I love the Mansion on O Street and I had a great time on Halloween night. Thank you so much! ? ”

Stevens, (Mrs.) Beth on Nov 9, 2013 said:

“We had a fabulous time. The mansion is so cool and we loved the search for items on the list. The show was outstanding. All the entertainers were great, but the first one was remarkable. Her comedic talent made the crowd bowl over with laughter and her singing and dancing made her shine. The comedy in the show was unlike all other shows I've seen. We will be back and we will bring friends. Thanks for a super evening! ? ”

Clemans Wine Cellar Dinner guest on Nov 9, 2013 said:

“very nice that the wait staff know which sides to serve and take from, and to wait until all finished a course before clearing plates. not many do this anymore ? ”

Clemans Wine Cellar Dinner guest on Nov 9, 2013 said:

“very nice that the wait staff know which sides to serve and take from, and to wait until all finished a course before clearing plates. not many do this anymore ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Nov 8, 2013 said:

“Great.. very entertaining!!!!! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Nov 8, 2013 said:

“It was definitely different. A wonderful experience, I recommend the Drag Show to anyone. Awesome, Awesome, Awesome! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Nov 8, 2013 said:

“Show was FABULOUS - as always!!! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Nov 8, 2013 said:

“The drag show was absolutely, fantastic.. ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Nov 8, 2013 said:

“I needed a map to find the secret doors! I know that is lazy but at the same time I was brought up to not touch things that are historical so was too afraid to push or pull on items that I later found out I should have been exploring. Fantastic other than that! ;) ? ”

Breakfast guest on Nov 6, 2013 said:

“I went with my (adult) niece to view the mansion for a corporate event and never expected to have such a great experience! The breakfast was tasty and although brand new to the Mansion, our waiter was as helpful as he could be; it's hard to be attentive without being intrusive but he did it very well. Our omelette was perfected cooked and the waffles (yes, plural - we shared and one simply wasn't enough!) were really good - especially when we paired it with the apples in brandy which was incredibly good. ? ”

Grushecky, Joe on Nov 5, 2013 said:

“World's Coolest Hotel ? ”

Sullivan, (Ms.) Kim on Nov 4, 2013 said:

“Too much to say! COming tonight-maybe I can get my thoughts together after a second visit. But I will say I am HOOKED! Kim sullivan ? ”

Mansion Member Wendy on Oct 31, 2013 said:

“I have been coming here since 1993. Over these 20 years I have come for lunch, brunch, dinner with friend's and family. We had our daughter's Bat Mitzvah here, m y father's 70th birthday where 12 of us stayed over including dinner and brunch. I celebrated my 50th birthday here where we announced our engagement in 2008. And in 2011 when when our son got married we came with guests the day after the wedding. In 2018 I will be 60. No small thing since I have leukemia. I would think O Street will play a part in this special celebration year since it has in so m any of our families milestones. Thank you H for sharing your vision! ? ”

Breakfast guest on Oct 28, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is one of the favorite places in DC and I love to take people there. I've been several times and still find new rooms and secret doorways. ? ”

Greiner Self-Guided Tour guest on Oct 28, 2013 said:

“My husband and I spent the day exploring all of the rooms. We had such a fun time!! Although we only found four of the secret doors, it was well worth it! Looking forward to coming back to find more! ? ”

Morrissey Self-Guided Tour guest on Oct 28, 2013 said:

“Out of all of the sights to see and museums to visit, this was definitely the best. My girlfriend and I have never experienced something like this and we will not only suggest this to all of our friends, but will visit back as soon as we can! ? ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Oct 25, 2013 said:

“Great evening, friendly staff, gorgeous background for glamour shots! ? ”

Breakfast guest on Oct 22, 2013 said:

“As always, the O Mansion was a hit! The food was delicious and the pleasantness of the staff is always impeccable...we will be returning soon...and contemplating having a wedding there!Thanks again! ? ”

Randall, John on Oct 21, 2013 said:

“As always, I enjoyed staying at the Mansion, my home away from home in DC. Eric took very good care of me, providing good directions to several nearby destinations. I forgot to bring back the two wonderful books of poetry by H to have her sign them, something that I will remedy when I come back. See you next time, John Randall ? ”

Namerow, (Ms.) Joanne on Oct 21, 2013 said:

“The food was excellent and the service was friendly. Exploring the Mansion was a lot of fun! ? ”

Mansion Member on Oct 20, 2013 said:

“This summer... I had a moment, while swimming in The Mansion's pool that I felt so much joy and privilege to be alive and in DC -- in your swimming pool. I thought about those who I longed to share that moment with and realized I was totally alone. So I took another gulp of air. Utterly embracing that in that moment life and what life really is meant to be had just revealed to me itself in vesica mandorla. Aqua blue, from a satellite view and comically juxtaposed between the bizarre and scientific, and then me. So I'm taking this moment to look back and thank The Mansion. For the path you've laid in flight by your own calling and grace of footsteps fallen. You build beautiful rooms, stairwells, bookshelves, collections and secret doors. Not to mention THE best kept swimming pool in Washington DC. Thank you dearly for having me. ? ”

Self-Guided Tour Guest on Oct 20, 2013 said:

“Thank you for your huge vision, clarity of purpose and boundless Heartfulness! You have made a great difference in our lives and the lives of the rest of this world! Keep up the great mission. I bow to your sincere graciousness! The very best to you and your great family! May we meet again. Thank you Dear One. ? ”

Joseph, (Mr.) Praveen on Oct 15, 2013 said:

“It was a hoot and a holler. 3 of us landed up at the Mansion for a Monday night HH, little did we anticipate the madness and adventure that followed. From the hunting loft to the cellar rooms, secrets and quirks abound and no better way to explore the enigma than with a couple of glasses of Cava to drink smoothly as you wander around this amazingly cavernous adventure zone! ? ”

Harris, (Ms.) Holly on Oct 14, 2013 said:

“Our wedding experience at the Mansion on O street was beyond anything we could even have dreamt. More than the outrageously wonderful accommodations, the food that everyone raved to us about, even the magnificent experience of the Mansion as a physical place, we remain stunned by the kindness, the gentleness, the expertise, and the professionalism of the people who truly ARE the Mansion.I wish I could put my words into an eloquent stream, but how often does anyone truly get to experience a perfect event? A PERFECT event! From start to finish, from check-in to wedded bliss, to dazzling reception, to haven that was our amazing personal retreat after the festivities, it was perfection.Every expectation was not only exceeded, but blown out of the water. I could not have imagined a day like the one that H and T gave us. Our family and friends will never forget this day, and we are similarly fixed by the magic we experienced there. It is not just a venue. It is not just an organization. The Mansion is an adventure - a fantasy made real.We are so thankful, so overwhelmed. Thank you H. Thank you T. You gave us the gift of starting a life together marked by wonderment. You made us feel so special, so chosen, so very lucky to know you and be able to live in your world for those beautiful moments. Trusting you and your wonderful team (we so appreciated Amanda and Sally and truly every person who participated in our event) was the best decision we ever could have made. Our gorgeous and delicious surprise pagoda wedding cake was but one proof of many that leaving it in your hands is a guarantor of success and happiness. I don't know how we will ever be able to show our appreciation, but we shall find a way. ? ”

Huey, Dick on Oct 14, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful trip. Relaxing, fun, a great place to decompress for an evening. Looking forward to the next trip back! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Oct 10, 2013 said:

“It was great. The treasure hunt and the shops was amazing. I had a great time. ? ”

Mihalak, (Mr.) Edward on Oct 10, 2013 said:

“- Breakfast was fabulous. Quite a selection to chose from. Service staff was professional, attentive, and helpful. Made you feel welcome. Chef was terrific.- Mansion tour was awesome. Really enjoyed trying to find all the hidden places. We found quite a few but could have used some more hints. Each room had so many items to look at, many being antiques was just amazing. The Mansion is an unknown Washington treasure that is unique. It was a great way to spend 3-4 hours. ? ”

Lewis, (Mr.) Todd on Oct 9, 2013 said:

“The mansion is so full of mystery and magic--if you are open to it, the experience can be truly one of a kind!!! ? ”

Afternoon Tea - Guest on Oct 9, 2013 said:

“This was one of the best family experiences we have had. My grandchildren, ages 5 and 15, thought it was great. My daughters, one who has been at several HIGH TEAS said that this surpassed everything she had been to. The boys want to bring their father back for brunch so we will certainly be back. Found thirteen doors, looking forward to finding more next time. By the way your service was wonderful and the young blond woman who greeted us and gave us some history on the Mansion was charming, warm and wonderful. She certainly is a great asset to your organization. Really enjoyed the afternoon and have told all my friends about this wonderful place. Thank you so much for a wonderful day. ? ”

Redmiles, (Ms.) Elissa on Oct 7, 2013 said:

“The scavenger tour was great! We had a wonderful time at the mansion. ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Oct 7, 2013 said:

“Fun, fun, fun! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Oct 4, 2013 said:

“Such a unique venue. Lots to see before the show. Very friendly staff with stories about different parts of the house.The drag show was great fun. The leader was terrific. ? ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Oct 1, 2013 said:

“I went with my husband and a friend, and we absolutely loved the scavenger hunt. We'd been to the mansion before but the mustaches, drinks and free food made it even more fun. The scavenger hunt list was a bit easier this time around too, and we got most things on the list, although we were a little confused about whether we had to stick to one floor of the mansion. We explored every floor and found five secret doors, which made it feel like the most epic scavenger hunt ever. The staff was friendly, the drinks were good, and the mansion is an adventure. We'll definitely do it again! ? ”

Burgerman, Susan on Oct 1, 2013 said:

“Dear H, Ted, and Amanda,Thank you *so much* for hosting us in the Rosa Parks room. We were only a couple of miles from home, but I felt like we were on vacation in an enchanted house a thousand miles away. I hope to return whenever I need a sanctuary or a peaceful writer's retreat.All love,Susan Burgerman (and Andrew Baxley) ? ”

Company Retreat on Sep 28, 2013 said:

“Excellent service. Everything was executed perfectly and exactly as I had requested. During the set-up phase, my emails were always answered immediately and Amanda was delightful to work with. The food was delicious and included even MORE choices than I had selected! During the course of the meeting, I did not have to take time away from the discussion to worry about event details. I felt our group had total privacy, but it seemed the staff was always aware if we needed another chair, more water, etc. I look forward to many successful events at The Mansion in the future and would certainly recommend the venue to friends and colleagues! ? ”

SRO: Bridger guest on Sep 28, 2013 said:

“It was a great venue and provided an intimate setting for Bobby Bridger. Everything was great! ? ”

Showstoppers guest on Sep 27, 2013 said:

“I had a great time and can not wait to return for more! ? ”

Self-Guided Tour Guest on Sep 24, 2013 said:

“Dear H & Ted, Michael and I visited your home (The words hotel or mansion does not relay the warmth and uniqueness of your space or you) this weekend and fell in love. Well, I must admit for Michael it was love at first sight and for me it took some time to see things through his eyes. Michael sees the world as it should be and I like being along for the ride for 33 years now. Your passion for what you do and more importantly, how you do it is special to be around. I read many reviews on line. The positive reviews were expected. The few negative reviews revealed far more about the author than your home. I was actually sad for those reviewers who did not "get" what the Mansion offers: freedom to explore your world, to learn something about ourselves, and to see things from a different perspective. While exploring with our daughter (visiting Ms. Park's room, the log cabin suite, viewing the most expensive treasures to the seemingly mundane) I was taken to places in my childhood both good and bad and shared wonderful memories with her. ? ”

Baskins, Roberta on Sep 24, 2013 said:

“The surprise shower exemplified Mansion Magic. Everyone raved about the good karma and Mansion-style hospitality. I can't wait to come over and play again. Your fan base continues to swell. Thanks for all the bliss you spread in DC and beyond...? ”

Fecteau, (Ms.) Genevieve on Sep 24, 2013 said:

“SO MUCH FUN!!!!The whole evening was very entertaining. I loved getting to explore the mansion, and the performers were very personable and engaging. All-around great time! THANKS! ? ”

Belf, (Ms.) Teri-E on Sep 23, 2013 said:

“My smile wrinkles are becoming more pronounced and the Mansion is at fault. When I think of my experience at the The Mansion, drive to the Mansion, eat at the Mansion, roam around the Mansion and relive the memory of the Mansion, I smile. The service is exceptional, food beautifully prepared and yummy, environs a museum to behold. I love it there.Thank you for adding to my smile wrinkles this week.Teri-E Belf ?”

Internet2 guest on Sep 19, 2013 said:

“We loved it! My team of executives were like kids let loose at a theme park. They gave me a round of applause for selecting the venue. ? ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Sep 17, 2013 said:

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Tea guest on Sep 13, 2013 said:

“It was very well done! The food was delicious and the experience was one to remember!Thank you! ? ”

Szegedy-Maszak Book Dinner on Sep 10, 2013 said:

“Sometimes when one has an event there is the inevitable second guessing: wouldn't the food/the ambiance/the service/the vibe of another place possible have been better?? But NOT A BAT squeak of those thoughts occurred before, during or after the spectacular book party you hosted for me last Saturday. Everything looked so beautiful, the food was divine, everyone who worked the party was elegant, thoughtful, polite without being smarmy, and engaged in a way that felt beautifully personal. I could not have been more grateful for what you did. Thank you H, and Ted and one and all. ? ”

Goldberg Self-Guided Tour guest on Sep 9, 2013 said:

“Enjoyed bringing a friend as part of her birthday celebration. Enjoyed chatting with staff, received immediate response in request to pricing several unmarked items. — ”

Watkins, (Mr.) Steve on Sep 3, 2013 said:

“Fantastic experience! The house is fascinating and the scavenger hunt a fun challenge. I wish I had arrived promptly at 5:30 when it started — ”

Namiot Penthouse Tour guest on Sep 3, 2013 said:

“We came to the Mansion as a suggestion of one of my former students. Not knowing what to expect, we booked a penthouse tour. My family and I stayed for hours! We were all enthralled - adults and children! My son was eager to see the next room and find the next door as fast as possible, while the rest of wanted to poke around and just look with wonder. One visit was not enough. It was our favorite part of our dc vacation! You asked what was my favorite room and I answered the wine cellar. In hindsight, that was a total fib. My favorite room was downstairs the room with comic books and games. That room felt the most comfortable to me. We are actually giving my sister a night at the Mansion as her christmas/birthday present. Thank you so much for sharing such a wonder place with us!! — ”

Hardin, Dave on Aug 29, 2013 said:

“Just that you are both very special people and I can't think of any space I'd rather be in. It's beautiful and private and it cleanses the spirit while at the same time rejuvenating the soul. He'll......we love you guys.Dave Hardin — ”

Hardin, Dave on Aug 29, 2013 said:

“Staying at the Mansion is like visiting an old friend. You always feel welcome. The atmosphere and experiences can't be found elsewhere. If you're a music fan this is your place. I'll always come back anytime I'm in DC. Ted and H are the ultimate hosts! — ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Aug 29, 2013 said:

“Loved the opportunity to explore the mansion! — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Aug 27, 2013 said:

“We had a fabulous time! The hours just slipped away while we were gazing around. It was especially nice that you provided a few munchies with our drinks, since we burned a lot of calories running up and down the stairs! Thanks for a fun experience! — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Aug 27, 2013 said:

“Very fun! One of the most interesting places we have ever spent the evening exploring. — ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Aug 26, 2013 said:

“It was so much fun! We really enjoyed the Tuxedo and Burlesque Masquerade Ball! We met so many interesting people and can't wait to do it again!! — ”

Doering, Donna on Aug 26, 2013 said:

“The Blues jam was an extraordinary experience and I'm not even a big fan of the Blues. Everyone was real friendly and I didn't feel discouraged by my lack of musical talents. — ”

Duryee Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Aug 26, 2013 said:

“The staff was incredibly helpful and kind!!! We had a great time exploring and we absolutely loved it!! The only issue we had was completely our fault - we should have used the valet services. Other than the issue that was our fault, it was an amazing time!!! Thanks for everything!!! — ”

Steide, (Mrs.) Kimberly on Aug 24, 2013 said:

“Great experience. We had alot of fun and plan to return for Brunch. — ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Aug 24, 2013 said:

“The masquerade ball you hosted was charming; I enjoyed the decor, the food was yummy — ”

Lehmann, Steve on Aug 23, 2013 said:

“Always the best place to stay in Washington (or anywhere else, for that matter). Loved the Fireplace Suite. My new favorite room. — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Aug 22, 2013 said:

“I loved everything and definitely want to stay in one of the cool rooms! — ”

Gonzalez, Susan on Aug 21, 2013 said:

“We made reservations for mustache Monday and had such a wonderful time, especially since my husband won the contest for finding the hidden item and winning the T-shirt. It was his birthday, so that made it extra special. The young lady (forgot her name) at the front desk was extra nice. We enjoyed the mansion so much that on our next visit to DC we will go again. Loved the hidden rooms and all the objects for sale. It was super cool. Thank you for help in making my husbands birthday special. Absolutely loved it.Susan and Luis Gonzalez — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Aug 20, 2013 said:

“I had a great time wandering around the mansion! It was lots of fun. — ”

Davison Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Aug 20, 2013 said:

“OMG! I've lived in DC for 15 years and never knew about this museum. Now I will have to make up for lost time. This museum is a gem, nothing like it anywhere else in the U.S. You have to experience it, to understand what it offers. Young and old will enjoy it. The items will delight.....the architecture will amaze....the enormity of the mansion will awe. AND --the secret doors and passageway will tickle your creative juices! My tween and teen daughters spent FIVE hours there on a scavenger hunt and we can't wait to return with friends. Just go. Don't even think about it. — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Aug 16, 2013 said:

“Highly novel experience - great place to take visiting friends — ”

Brummitt, Nancy on Aug 16, 2013 said:

“What a hidden gem in the heart of DC!!! We could have spent days wandering through the museum and still have missed so much. We will make this a must stop on our future visits to the city. Thanks to our host and his charming daughter for the amazing inside stories and gracious hospitality. — ”

Happy Hours guest on Aug 13, 2013 said:

“I had a wonderful time at the mansion. It was so much fun exploring the rooms and searching for secret doors! It is truly a unique place to visit. — ”

Breakfast guest on Aug 13, 2013 said:

“As always, the food was great at the Mansion. — ”

McDevitt Treasure Hunt Tour on Aug 13, 2013 said:

“So much fun! I have been wanting to visit for years, and I'm glad to finally go. I really enjoyed the scavenger hunt, discovering little things here and there--what a thrill to see some Highlander the series books and a pound puppy--two of my favorite things from the past and such unexpected finds. I loved the diversity of items, from showy to cheap to valuable to priceless. I went with my Harry Potter group and it was lovely to see some Harry Potter items hidden in different rooms. Directions to get to the museum from the Metro were perfect and so useful. Thank you for having those on your website. The only con I have to report is that we were unable to find that darn cowboy and that specific bear with the subtle eyes and white background. I swear we looked everywhere! So where were they hiding? This is going to keep me up at night! lol Thanks for the incredibly enjoyable afternoon. Certainly worth waiting for :-) — ”

Lehman, Augusta on Aug 12, 2013 said:

“Great show! I love the intimate space and fun atmosphere to see a show. — ”

Georgia, Terry on Aug 10, 2013 said:

“Any visit to the Mansion on O is a special treat, but when the DesBerardos are singing in the house, it is a rare, fun and exceptionally wonderful time. The Mansion on O is always an adventure. Every nook and cranny, twist and turn is filled with awe-inpiring memorabilia, sensational decor and hospitality beyond your wildest imagination. And Chris Berardo and the DesBerardos are equally as memorable - every song, a musical joy ride. Two experiences not to be missed: The DesBerardos and the Mansion on O. Thank you for a memorable evening! — ”

Leffler Self-Guided Tour guest on Aug 9, 2013 said:

“We had a great time exploring. I'll be back with other grandchildren! — ”

Bonacki Self-Guided Tour guest on Aug 8, 2013 said:

“Super fun day......H was great....as was Mr. H. Enjoyed the mansion's many treasures and Great music! — ”

Knox Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Aug 7, 2013 said:

“We LOVED our visit to the O Street Museum and have recommended a tour to everyone who asks about our visit to DC! Thank you, O Street Museum, for your hospitality. We highly recommend visiting the O Street Museum as you will not be disappointed. The O Street Museum is the best kept secret!Larry, Lisa and Tyler — ”

Burgerman Memorial Service - Tea guest on Aug 6, 2013 said:

“Thank you. Many of our friends and family have contacted me since my brother's memorial to say how beautiful the event was, and what a perfect environment the Mansion provides to celebrate a life. I love you guys and am comforted to have found a place so full of magic, peace, and music. — ”

Foote, Mike on Aug 5, 2013 said:

“Wonderful tour as always. Fascinating place and we found a new secret door! — ”

Chen Self-Guided Tour guest on Aug 5, 2013 said:

“We really loved the mansion and thought the overall experience was just amazing. My husband is a natural inquisitive detective and he had a blast trying to find all the secret doors. Sadly, he was so disappointed he could only find 7! We will surely be visiting again sometime in the near future.Thank you! — ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Aug 1, 2013 said:

“very authentic place! I love the old-school and classy decorations in the mansion, full of surprise! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 31, 2013 said:

“It was incredibly fun and I would definitely be back! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 30, 2013 said:

“We absolutely loved Showstoppers and exploring the mansion! The show was first rate. The performers were all super talented and diva-ishly divine. I'm looking forward to the next Showstoppers and I'm arriving even earlier to explore more of the mansion. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 30, 2013 said:

“The staff was friendly and ready to recieve guests. They were organized and I liked the way we could select and reserve our seat then wander the mansion and enjoy a drink. The show was great! — ”

Patrick, (Ms.) Wanda on Jul 30, 2013 said:

“Simply wonderful! It was a fabulous event. I invited several friends. They enjoyed searching for secret doors, exploring rooms, finding treasures, meeting new people of all ages, and of course, the glitz, glamour and media interest in the Beatles, Fab 4, unveiling. We're planning to attend other events and tell more friends about the beautiful Mansion on O Street. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 30, 2013 said:

“The show was the time of my life, and I will definitely be back to find the remaining secret doors! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 30, 2013 said:

“It was great fun! Thanks:) — ”

Conway Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Jul 29, 2013 said:

“My family and I had a wonderful time during our first trip to the Mansion. The experience of exploring lived up to my expectations, and we especially appreciated the "old" feel of the spaces. We got a kick our of all the juxtapositions, loved the creative painting (ceilings, for example), and the terrific interiors of the hotel rooms/baths. We will absolutely be back, and will bring more family and friends on future visits. Keep up this great venue! — ”

Graham, Robert on Jul 29, 2013 said:

“Very fun. The facilitator did a great job spreading things around and engaging people. I plan to become a regular. — ”

Self-Guided Tour guest on Jul 29, 2013 said:

“This is a fascinating gem in the middle of DC. I am here in the city for a summer internship, and this was a great addition to the rush of museums and monuments. It is different from anything else that I saw. Hunting for secret doors and looking through the (well-priced) antiques was fun. I brought along a friend who is from DC and she had never heard of it, so was skeptical at first, but ended up loving it. There's also a nice bar and there was live music in the main entrance. As a place to spend an hour or two and explore, it is well worth the trip. — ”

Kaplan, (Ms.) Valerie on Jul 27, 2013 said:

“Delicious! It was my 2nd visit in the last two months, and a journey of discovery each time.At the Mansion, — ”

Dilella Penthouse Tour guest on Jul 26, 2013 said:

“An amazing and fantastic place. Looking forward to visiting again. — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 25, 2013 said:

“Great event! — ”

Vanessa Lemme - Tour Guest on Jul 25, 2013 said:

“I am an avid museum goer. By far, this is the most interesting museum I've been to in many years. The combination of art, antiques, memorabilia and ingenious interior design of the bathrooms and flat screen tv's and kitchens makes the venue a must stay. and secret treasure of DC! I will definitely return soon to take part in another secret door hunt! I'm determined to find a lot ore.”

Beatles guest on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“A wonderfully unique event in one of Washington's best intimate settings for live music and celebrations! And, of course, great customer service. — ”

Samoylin, (Mrs.) Tatiana on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“It was an amazing experience! Great reception, excessive variety of drinks, excellent service, and a band playing Beatles' tunes what could be better! I felt like attending a wonderful party with all the friends around. — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“We really enjoyed the exhibits, facility, and hospitality, but we can't imagine where all the hidden doors are located, having found only four. Thanks for inviting us! — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“What a great way to spend a Monday night !!!! Food,drink , scavenger hunt ,live music and personal photo shoot with the Beatles (wax versions of course). I will be keeping an eye on future events at the Mansion. — ”

Treasure Hunt Guest on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone at the O Mansion for a wonderful time on July 20, 2013. I helped a good friend of mine celebrate part of her bridal shower at the O Mansion with the Treasure Hunt. This day was very important to the bride and me. The bride had a very difficult childhood and as a teenager had many obstacles to overcome. As an adult, she has made great accomplishments and has found someone who makes her very happy to marry. I wanted this bridal shower to be a special day for her. As soon as we entered the O Mansion we were greeted with very warm, courteous and professional people. The best part was meeting the owner/founder of the O Mansion. Prior to meeting her, I read about her and the O Mansion. So it was an absolute pleasure meeting her. I loved the fact that she greeted us with a beautiful smile and took the time to explain to us about the O Mansion and the Treasure Hunt. The experience of the O Mansion was sensational! Seeing the different decor of the rooms and all the interesting, beautiful and nostalgic art work that were on the walls and in the rooms, sent my sensory into over drive. Once again, I just wanted to say, "Thank You" to everyone at the O Mansion who helped to make that day a very special day, for a very deserving special bride. — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 24, 2013 said:

“Our group had a great time at the Beatles celebration. Looking for items for the treasure hunt was fun, but ultimately we kept the treasure hunt form as a souvenir. The Beatles looked like they were ready to talk to us, and we took pictures with them. The snacks were perfect since we didn't have time for dinner before the event. We also enjoyed the concert. It was hard to take pictures with the Beatles, since everyone wanted to do it at the same time, but that is not a complaint. — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“As a post work destresser, this was exactly what I was looking for. Having never been to the mansion before, I thought I had fallen into my dream scenario when I walked through the doors. The staff at the entrance were really nice and the scavenger hunt was a great way to explore the little ins and outs of the hotel without feeling like you were walking through a museum, not that I imagine anyone could feel that way anyway. I was completely intrigued and amazed be the architecture and decor of the old mansion. I loved the music and will definitely be back again soon!!! — ”

Neuman, (Mr.) Rick on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“really enjoyed the Beatles tribute--both the music and the food were great. Thanks. Rick Neuman — ”

Dominick, (Ms.) Lori on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“I think the Mansion is a wild, wonderful, fascinating, thought-provoking place. The entire team is gracious and helpful. I can't wait to come back and prowl around more and I would LOVE to stay overnight - I'm saving up for that! — ”

Beatles guest on Jul 23, 2013 said:

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Caldera, (Mr.) Jose on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“This was my first visit to The Mansion on O Street. I did not know this hotel existed in my neighborhood. The self guided tour of the hotel with my friends was eventful. Our pictures with the Fab Four are memorable. Thank you for opening up your hotel to the public with a themed event. I would definitely return to The Mansion for themed events. Thank you. Warm regards, Jose Caldera — ”

Burkholder, (Mr.) Randy on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“My fiancee and I had the time of our lives at the Beatles 50th Anniversary Celebration! It was one of our best date nights to date! — ”

Markland, Susie on Jul 23, 2013 said:

“The O Mansion is a magical place. — ”

Tea guest on Jul 22, 2013 said:

“My friend and I came to celebrate her birthday at your dessert tea. I was expecting a few tea sandwiches, scones and clotted cream...and instead we found a "groaning board" of lovely and tasty desserts. What a decadent delight! The staff was friendly, helpful and down-to-earth...a refreshing change from other venues for tea. And then we explored the house... It was like being transported back to the turn of the last century with the bay windows, sparkling chandeliers, lavish woodwork and seemingly endless rooms. I plan to come back and take another tour...just to find more secret doors...spend time looking more closely at all the treasures...and thinking of a time long gone. Thank you for a lovely Sunday afternoon in July! - A Victorian Lady at Heart — ”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Jul 21, 2013 said:

“It was so fascinating!!! The whole building has a lot to offer . — ”

Breakfast guest on Jul 18, 2013 said:

“The breakfast was great. Love the Chef. Enjoyed touring the rooms. The entire staff was friendly and attentive. I can't wait to play there again. Thank you! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 17, 2013 said:

“I thought it was excellent. The staff was friendly and fun — ”

Anderson 30th Bday guest on Jul 16, 2013 said:

“The Mansion on O Street is a premier party venue. The ambience alone is worth the trip! I celebrated my 30th birthday there and every detail was beyond beautiful. The decoration is out of a novel fit for 19th century fantasy meets 21st century pop culture. The chairs are decorative and the tables are lined with lace. Chandeliers adorn the ceiling and you feel like you are a part of Washington history kept away. The food was amazing. The London broil option just melts in your mouth. I also appreciated the chef?s care in the dish, to not serve until it was perfectly cooked. The dessert delicacies were so pretty, that I didn?t want to eat them. Visually they are stunning. I truly enjoyed my function. After hosting several parties from 5 star hotels to small party spaces, the Mansion on O Street would be in my top 3 places to have a celebration in Washington, DC. — ”

Buco, Margaret on Jul 16, 2013 said:

“In the words of my eight year old granddaughter, Maddie, this was an "Awesome" visit! I had never been to the Mansion, so both of us were entering with eyes wide open. Wow! It seemed that we were the only touring guests during the time we were there, and H, Tracy, and Ted really made us feel super special. Maddie took her Treasure Hunt list very seriously, enjoyed the "milk and cookies", chose a recommended book, asked questions, and went bananas trying to find the hidden doors. She was extremely proud to locate three of them (thanks to some hints from our hosts!). — ”

Social Tour guest on Jul 16, 2013 said:

“I have been coming to the mansion since the '00's and it is always fun. My friends and I used to come for drinks and then just wander around looking through all of the fun rooms. We found a new secret room so, it was extra special! — ”

Kahan, (Mr.) Jeff on Jul 15, 2013 said:

“I really enjoyed breakfasting at the Mansion prior to the Classical Revolution DC Jammin! The food was wonderful and the staff very professional and helpful (ie. me and my need for lots of tea through the morning). I'm looking forward to the experience again next month! — ”

Jammin guest on Jul 15, 2013 said:

“I LOVED the mansion!! It was beautiful, the food was great, the staff were wonderful. I absolutely loved it and would go there again. — ”

Randall, John on Jul 13, 2013 said:

“Dear Ted and H, My stay at the Mansion was once again, magical. Eric took excellent care of me. I hadn't stayed in the Fireplace Suite before and really enjoyed the room. I purchased H's poetry books so that I don't have to come to the Mansion to enjoy them. Eric suggested that I bring them back for my next stay and get H to sign them, which I will do. Till next time, John Randall — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 13, 2013 said:

“Great show! We love the Mansion tour, walking through the rooms was a lot of fun. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jul 12, 2013 said:

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Showstoppers guest on Jul 12, 2013 said:

“Very Enjoyable.Very entertaining. — ”

Dahlgren, (Mrs.) Jennifer on Jul 12, 2013 said:

“Last night was an incredibly AWESOME time!!! My first time going to a drag show!!!! LOVED IT!!!! The ladies really brought the house down!!!! I WILL be back again! — ”

Comcast Private Event on Jul 11, 2013 said:

“Our dinner meeting at The Mansion was perfect. The food was delicious, the tour of the Mansion was thrilling and the service was impecable. Thank you for a wonderful event. — ”

Showstoppers Guest on Jul 11, 2013 said:

“When I came to your show on 6/13 I had a really, really difficult week. On Monday 6/10 of that week I had quit a job that wasn't going well. On Tuesday 6/11 it marked a very sad "anniversary" for me. My oldest son Christopher died 9 years ago from a terminal illness, he would have been 10. Tuesday marked 9 years since he died, and I was so very sad that week. When you lose a child it is the most heartbreaking thing in the entire world, your pain never goes away. His "angel day" is always a day filled with so much sadness. When I came to your show I did something I don't do often. I laughed! I smiled! Than I laughed and smiled again, and touring that big mansion was transformative for me! I became happy again. I knew it was ok to become happy again. And than I laughed and smiled some more. It truly was, one of the best nights of my life. Somehow it let me know that everything in life was ok. I am so grateful to your wonderful mansion for that. I would love to come back to brunch sometime and bring my husband and kids for my birthday next month (something a little calmer!) and have a chance to revisit the Mansion again. I am absolutely in love with O Mansion now. It taught me how to smile again. Please forward this on to your owner. I want her to know how much her wonderful mansion brings happiness to people's lives. — ”

Cole Self-Guided Tour guest on Jul 8, 2013 said:

“We really enjoyed exploring the mansion on our self-directed tour. It was wonderful and we will be back and will recommend it to friends! — ”

Richa, Sally on Jul 8, 2013 said:

“O mansion is a very unique and relaxing place to stay and visit. I will definitely stay there again. Sally Richa — ”

Dennis, (Ms.) Jasmine on Jul 8, 2013 said:

“The Mansion was a unique and wonderful surprise in the middle of the city. We had family visiting from Florida with two children (ages 6 and 8) who fell in love with the place. The kids loved finding secret doors to run back and share with the rest of the group. The adults loved finding the bar so we could wander around, taking our time with a cocktail. The staff were great and added to our experience. We've put the Mansion on our — ”

Fourth guest on Jul 5, 2013 said:

“The mansion was absolutely amazing! Each room was so uniquely decorated in its own style with its own chachkies. Visiting every room and looking for the secret doors felt like an adventure. I will definately be back to explore the mansion again! — ”

Osterhaus Self-Guided Tour guest on Jul 2, 2013 said:

“I love bringing friends or family here and watch them being amazed. Grateful for the valet parking on a rainy day. We found only 5 secret doors! — ”

McAllister Self-Guided Tour on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“It's always fun to come and explore. And I love learning trivia about the mansion - like how the hat collection got started. Our docent on our most recent tour gave us some fun trivia. I love that the whole place is a huge store. Keep up the great work! We're fans for life!”

Self-Guided Tour Guest on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“I love this place. Love it! I especially love the owners - they are so nice, friendly and informative. Thanks yesterday for the little tidbits on the Stones. It made our visit there even more memorable! Hope you loved the concert as much as we did.”

Social Tour Guest on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“It's always so much fun to come tour around and everyone who works there is very friendly.”

Ellen Lust - Hotel Guest on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“As always, it was just a magical experience! Even on a business trip, with long, hectic days, the Mansion made me smile.”

Hotel guest on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“We love it there. It is very relaxed.. homey.. low key.. and so interesting.. and want to come back many times.. thanks very much for the hospitality.. appreciate it greatly.. joe — ”

Tea guest on Jul 1, 2013 said:

“Great Sunday afternoon. Good to see you again. — ”

Hotel guest on Jun 30, 2013 said:

“My husband and I had a lovely stay. We were welcomed to roam but left alone, and enjoyed exploring. The Mansion is a unique gem. — ”

guest on Jun 29, 2013 said:

“There's no other experience like it! Fabulous! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 26, 2013 said:

“I came for the Champagne tour with three friends on a Sunday afternoon. We had the best time so much to see! We are planning our next visit to continue exploring. — ”

Pienciak, (Mr.) Adam on Jun 25, 2013 said:

“Overall our breakfast was an incredible experience. Food was top shelf, the service was attentive, and the ambiance was of course second to none. — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Jun 25, 2013 said:

“The O Street Mansion exceeded my expectations. My friend and I had participated in Mustache Monday, which included a treasure hunt around the building. It was so interesting going around the various rooms and secret doors. The main staff and the bartender were extremely friendly and personable as well. I would definitely go back again! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 23, 2013 said:

“Loved the mansion tour, helpful staff, and show. — ”

guest on Jun 21, 2013 said:

“Just returned from another wonderful stay at the Mansion. I chose the Country room this time and was delighted. I love to roam around the hotel looking at the opulent rooms and finding secret doors. Everything is beautifully appointed and makes me feel very special to be there. It's hard to describe the uniqueness - you just have to experience it for yourself. Very highly recommended. - KH — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 20, 2013 said:

“What a place! The Mansion on O Street is chock-full of surprises and delights! Great place to explore with friends...or spend the night...or host an event. Our group found about 9 of the 70 secret doors. Make sure to ask about the wine cellar! Highly recommend. — ”

Social Tour Guest on Jun 19, 2013 said:

“AWESOME! Thank you for the opportunity to meet the illustrious founder and owner Mrs H.H. Leonard-Spero and President, Mr. Spero! For me that was as awesome as discovering each one of your beautiful and fascinating rooms. I so look forward to recommending you for fabulous and unique venues and returning again to complete the tour and buy one of those gorgeous hats! I know where to find one when I need i and will definitely come from Gainesville to get it! Thanks again!”

Community Associations Institure Event on Jun 19, 2013 said:

“The staff at CAI had an AMAZING time. this is truly a gem to see. The whole staff is still talking about the house, food and staff. We cannot wait to go back again. Thank you so much for everything.”

Cone, Chris on Jun 19, 2013 said:

“I was so amazed at EVERYTHING. the host and hostess have created a fun exciting envirnoment for anyone that comes to visit. a couple nites stay is a must and not in the same room. For tours you must set aside at least 2 hours plus and please EAT. the food is AMAZING. i can go on and on and on but you really do need to visit. i cant wait to go back with friends and family.chris coneccone@caionline.org — ”

Ritterband, Sara on Jun 18, 2013 said:

“Thank you so much for having us into your home. It was so wonderful to meet both of you. Thank you for your hospitality. Visiting the mansion really changed my outlook on a lot of things. Sara — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 18, 2013 said:

“Full of surprises and ideas.No one rushed me and I could enjoy each room peacefully.I only found a few doors so I guess I will have to return.I have already started making some changes here basedon what I saw. — ”

Father's Day Lunch guest on Jun 18, 2013 said:

“Your potatoes were delicious — ”

Father's Day Breakfast guest on Jun 17, 2013 said:

“The mansion was beautiful, as always, and we greatly enjoyed our Father's Day. — ”

Father's Day Brunch guest on Jun 17, 2013 said:

“Very nice. Food was tasty. Ted and Wife were very kind and patient in dealing with all the guests. Wonderful atmosphere. We will look forward to coming again. Thanks for a fun time. — ”

Hall, (Dr.) Nancy D on Jun 17, 2013 said:

“I went with a friend in Father's Day. My dad died three years ago — ”

Barrea, (Ms.) Nicole on Jun 16, 2013 said:

“A quirky, eclectic, and out-of-the-ordinary way to spend the day! Had a great time exploring! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 14, 2013 said:

“This was a really unique and fun experience. I especially liked the Janis Joplin and Rosa Parks rooms. The cozy atmosphere was nice as well. It was the perfect blend of consignment shop (which I love) and museum. I'll definitely be back! — ”

Oller, (Mrs.) Kristi on Jun 14, 2013 said:

“What a great experience ! Staff was friendly and helpful. Loved the Drag Show! I can't wait to go back and find more secret doors. — ”

Walko, (Ms.) Ann-Marie on Jun 13, 2013 said:

“Fascinating place! Only had an hour at lunch time to explore but will definitely come back to continue the hunt for more secret doors. Staff is so friendly and helpful, we felt right at home. Well, your average home crammed with more stuff than you'd find in half a dozen hotels! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“Awesome place! Definately couldn't see everything on first visit so will have to go back. It is a fun/different type of place to take visitors that are in town. I had heard so much about the place but finally got to experience it first-hand. Must see for everyone!!! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“I had the best time I've had in a long time at the Mansion on O Street! Everybody was very nice and hospitable. I was concerned that the show would be overbearing and intrusive with people in the audience being — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“It was a great show and experience. The mansion is fantastic and the performers were very engaging. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“I love the Mansion! A great price for the buffet and drinks were very reasonable for the show.... I would go back again. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“It was a fun quirky way to spend a weeknight. Performances were good, humor was good, etc. The Mansion was cool but definately ecelctic. We enjoyed the event very much and would recommend it to others. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time, and the buffet was very good. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 12, 2013 said:

“The drag show was great. I will highly recommend it. — ”

Onyekwere Numerology Tour guest on Jun 11, 2013 said:

“fun fun fun! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 11, 2013 said:

“We had a blast! We want to come back and play hide and go seek there some time. It felt like one of those huge haunted mansions that I used to read about as a kid, and then thought didn't exist when I grew up. But it does exist! So much fun, I can't wait to go back! — ”

McWilliams Self-Guided Champagne Tour guest on Jun 10, 2013 said:

“I loved Champagne tour and the museum. We had a wonderful experience. I can't wait to come back again to experience the Penthouse tour. — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 10, 2013 said:

“It was an awesome self guided tour! — ”

H-tea guest on Jun 10, 2013 said:

“We had an amazing time and Amanda gave us the best tour ever. We have been at the Mansion on O many times, but we learned so many things more. Her dog Lennon is an absolute riot. We miss the Monday Power lunches and Dinners and can't wait to see what will replace them! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 9, 2013 said:

“Yes, we thoroughly enjoyed the mansion experience. What a lovely Victorian mansion and museum, which we had no idea even existed.We certainly will be telling friends about our experience and hopefully they will be visiting in the not too distant future.Thank, again — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 9, 2013 said:

“We loved the tour! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 9, 2013 said:

“I am glad that we were able to attend this tour. We had such much fun trying to find the — ”

Krug, Doug on Jun 7, 2013 said:

“what do Hawaii and the Mansion have in common? never had a bad day either place... — ”

Showstoppers guest on Jun 7, 2013 said:

“I had a fabulous time! The show was awesome. — ”

Rosenthal, Lisa on Jun 7, 2013 said:

“Fabulous fabulous fabulous! — ”

Boston, (Ms.) Letarsha on Jun 7, 2013 said:

“My sister and I had an awesome time! The performers were amazing and we loved every minute of it. Thanks!!! — ”

Breakfast guest on Jun 6, 2013 said:

“Fantastic breakfast and friendly, efficient service in a unique environment. Thank you. — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 6, 2013 said:

“Our ladies group had a wonderful time. — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 6, 2013 said:

“Wish we could have seen the second floor, but there was a conference going on. And, I'd love to know where all of the doors are. We had a wonderful afternoon and I will certainly recommend it to my friends. This would be a great place for out of town visitors to come for a unique DC memory. — ”

Mihok, (Ms.) Amanda on Jun 6, 2013 said:

“The show really was great! It was the first time my group of friends and I had been to a female impersonators show, and Showstoppers was amazing! I really loved that the — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 5, 2013 said:

“Our womens group loved the mansion, especialy the hats! — ”

SRO: Wilkins guest on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“Yes. There is something I'd like to tell you. :)We LOVE the Mansion! We love coming to see you, H — ”

Bean, David on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“How can you beat some great Texas music from relaxed musicians clearly having as much fun as we were? You can't! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“it is so unlike anything i've ever done. I'm not sure how I would describe it to people. Your staff is incredibly friendly and helpful.i will be back with more friends --- and i look forward to trying the breakfast/brunch/tea! — ”

Knott Treasure Hunt Tour guest on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“Great time! Friendly staff! Very kid-friendly too! — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“had a blast exploring and looking for secret doors. also found a couple of unique items that we purchased. would definitely come back again!! — ”

Mustache Mondays guest on Jun 4, 2013 said:

“This was the perfect place for my mom and me to have a great time on the last night of her visit to DC. The staff, the treasure hunt, the happy hour, and the live music were so great! We had such a fun evening together. Thank you! — ”

Bozarth, Stephanie on Jun 3, 2013 said:

“We hosted our 4th Mad Hatter Tea to Benefit Morquio (MPS IV) Syndrome Research at the Mansion and it was over-the-top awesome! Our BEST fundraiser ever! All our guests were in awe as the entered this enchanting and whimsical place. It set the perfect tone for a happy event to raise money for such a critically important cause to save lives of children with MPS. Our daughter was diagnosed with this rare degenerative disease as a baby and raising money for research has been a top priority since her diagnosis. We know that is the only way to save her. Although it has been a very difficult road for our young daughter we are determined to stay focused and get to a cure. We are so deeply grateful to the O Mansion owners and staff for generously sponsoring and hosting our Mad Hatter event in this fantastic venue. — ”

Social Tour guest on Jun 3, 2013 said:

“My friend and I were looking for something new to do rather than the same old dinner and drinks and found this tour on living social and thought it sounded like a great daytime activity. And we were right! We loved exploring this massive mansion and it's unique rooms, decor and items throughout the house. We had so much fun trying to find the secret rooms!! We will definitely be going back with a larger group. — ”

Jannotta Self-Guided Tour guest on Jun 3, 2013 said:

“What a fun and quirky place! We all had a ball. Too much to see in one day, and now we want to share it with others.... so we will be back! — ”

Phillips, Jill on Jun 3, 2013 said:

“We just loved the Mansion on O Street! I took one of my close friends for a birthday breakfast - food was great, staff was so friendly, love the chef from France who made the wonderful omelets! — ”

Breakfast guest on Jun 3, 2013 said:

“This being my first time at The Mansion I was extremely satisfied with the service and ambience of the venue. It was very exciting to explore around the mansion and I am looking forward to returning back to partake in Brunch! — ”

Hope, Cynthia on May 31, 2013 said:

“Great adventure, fun to see all the stuff and look for hidden doors. A bit of sensory overload. Wish we had booked tea too. The dessert tray looked fabulous! — ”

Muto Birthday Celebration on May 30, 2013 said:

“Oh, thank you so so much for the wonderful tea party for our 7 year old daughter Claire! She and her friends had a great fun at the tea party with treasure hunt and searching for secret doors of the mansion! — ”

Anglarill, Marcia on May 29, 2013 said:

“The Mansion on O Street is a DC gem! I can't believe it took a Living Social deal for me to discover it, despite being a native Washingtonian. What an amazing place and fun experience! It made me want to book a weekend "secret" getaway in one of the wildly fascinating rooms. More people should know about this place and I plan to do my part telling people I know. My only recommendation would be to provide more hints on secret doors :-) — ”

Caponiti, (Mr.) Anthony on May 28, 2013 said:

“Both my wife and I enjoyed our visit to the O Street Mansion! We fond several secrete doors! We look forward to visiting again. — ”

Ballenger, (Ms.) Ashley on May 28, 2013 said:

“We had a great time at the show and loved touring the mansion. — ”

Social Tour guest on May 28, 2013 said:

“Found Mansion on O st through a livingsocial deal and went with my boyfriend, and we both loved it! We will definitely be going again to find the other secret doors! — ”

De Longchamp Ii, (Mr.) Harold on May 28, 2013 said:

“Amazing hospitality and the desserts were fabulous! — ”

Horvath, Mary on May 27, 2013 said:

“The house tour was totally not what I expected. I thought it would be a typical great tour of an old house - instead, it was an amazing experience. The details in the mansion are beautiful but all of the pictures, sculptures, books, chachkis were awesome! We especially loved looking for the secret doors and finding more treasures behind them. Our group had such a great time. LOVED it!!! — ”

Scarlata Treasure Hunt Tour guest on May 26, 2013 said:

“We loved our stay and were glad we were able to stay on a night when the hotel was not crowded. Overall, what a wonderful experience. The owner and her staff are fantastic and so hospitable. The experience of exploring the three inter-connected rowhouses through a series of secret passageways was incredible and a wonderful first anniversary present!! Thank you! — ”

Social Tour guest on May 26, 2013 said:

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Social Tour Guest on May 26, 2013 said:

“Extremely interesting; I've never seen anything quite like this mansion. Most enjoyable and informative. — ”

Social Tour guest on May 24, 2013 said:

“The O Mansion is unlike anything anyone can imagine. Friends visiting this past week from France and then Sweden asked to visit something "that tourists wouldn't know to visit in Washington." We knew just the place for them -- the Mansion on O Street. The geniality of the owners, Ted and H, and their willingness to sit down and chat about their 37 year project -- creating the Mansion from row houses -- sets the tone for the visit. As for the tour itself, Good Luck finding all the hidden doors! Ted pointed one out to us, and we still had difficulties figuring it out. Touring the house is definitely a puzzle, and really good fun! Definitely an experience not to be missed; truly unique. — ”

Vaughan Self-Guided Tour guest on May 24, 2013 said:

“We had a great time. I went with my 21 year old daughter and her two friends and all four of us enjoyed ourselves. There was such variety to keep us entertained. The girls especially enjoyed the different bathrooms and hunting for the secret doors, of course. I loved the memories so many of the items brought back to me. And we all enjoyed trying on the hats. — ”

Legare Chestnut Tree Tour on May 22, 2013 said:

“Absolutely amazing! Can't wait to go back and hunt for more doors. — ”

Self-Guided Tour Guest on May 22, 2013 said:

“The Museum is a wonderful, amazing place! I brought my best friend, who was visiting from Florida, and we had an hilarious time trying in hats as we explored ( I didn't know that she"loved" hats.) I'm glad that so many things from bygone eras have been preserved , and in such beautiful ways! I was inspired to go home , clean house, and turn the memorabilia that I can't bear to part with into a museum. ( Nothing wrong with keeping old stuff as long as it's kept clean and presentable.) And searching for hidden doors is so much fun! My next visit will be with a local friend ,who is architect, and our daughters, who are graduating from h.s. looking forward to it. Thank you for making it happen. — ”

Debbie - Social Tour Guest on May 22, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time wandering through the Mansion. We didn't find all 32 secret doors & 32 bathrooms, but it was amazing to see the many items displayed throughout the rooms. The rooms were wonderful and I can just imagine spending the night in one. It would be like a make believe night. We will definetly be returning to explore more. — ”

Angela - Showstoppers Guest on May 22, 2013 said:

“We had an awesome time at the Mansion! It was our first time there, my first drag show, and my husband's second time at a drag show. We had a blast! The emcee was throwing massive amounts of shade, but rightfully so because she WORKED IT! If you decide to go to Showstoppers, bring some bills. We felt so terrible that we didn't have any cash on us, but we plan to go back soon! My mom will be getting divorced sometime this year and I am definitely taking her to Showstoppers to celebrate! — ”

Kelly - Showstoppers Guest on May 22, 2013 said:

“The Museum is amazing...I can't wait to go back and explore more!! The show was phenomenal!!! The performers were engaging and extremely entertaining, their performances stellar!! The audience participation was something pleasantly unexpected and enjoyable. I'm telling all my friends about my experience and already planning my next visit! Thank you for a tremendously memorable evening!!! — ”

Potts, (Ms.) Jamese on May 21, 2013 said:

“I really enjoyed the show, the performers, and the atmosphere. I would definitely come back and recommend it to everyone to come to the O Mansion :) — ”

Nydea - Social Tour Guest on May 21, 2013 said:

“Shawn the bartender was super cool and very informative. We very much enjoyed walking around the mansion - champagne in hand: what a neat little adventure nestled in the heart of Dupont Circle! — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 21, 2013 said:

“The show was very entertaining and I had a wonderful time! I will definitely be back! — ”

Social Tour guest on May 21, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is beautiful. We had a 2 hour self guided tour that lasted about 4 to 5 hours. There is sooooooo much to see in there and so many beautiful things to buy. Thank you for a great time. — ”

Lewis, (Ms.) Kischia on May 21, 2013 said:

“I loved the show and it was my first time at a drag show!!!!!! — ”

Toler, Tanikka on May 21, 2013 said:

“The show was great and lots of fun! The staff was very welcoming and helpful. Overall, I had an amazing 1st experience :) — ”

Tea guest on May 21, 2013 said:

“Afternoon tea with my friends was wonderful! The tea was delicious and the desserts were wonderful! Definitely going to return to the mansion! — ”

Social Tour guest on May 20, 2013 said:

“We had a good time. It was fun to be in such a happy place. — ”

Bissiere-Grote Self-Guided Tour guest on May 20, 2013 said:

“It was a wonderfully eclectic museum, and we had a great time trying on all of the funky hats! — ”

Frey Self-Guided Tour guest on May 20, 2013 said:

“My second visit to the mansion... I loved it so much the first time, I decided to bring my 12-year old daughter with me the second time. She enjoyed exploring and also finding new things I had never seen. The unique guitars throughout the mansion were one of her favorite items. Thanks for another fabulous time and we will see you again soon! — ”

Soodak, (Ms.) Beverley on May 19, 2013 said:

“Our Red Hat Ladies had a wonderful time. The host(s) can't be beat, even helping us with our group pictures. Our chapter scrapbook will show how lovely a visit it was. We hope to come back soon and enjoy an O Street Mansion Tea.Thanks so much for your gracious welcome. It was a marvelous visit.Bev S., Co-QueenPurple Orchids — ”

Maia Johnson - Showstoppers Guest on May 19, 2013 said:

“First off, I would just like to thank you for making the night truly memorable. One of my friends who came with me is one of the hardest people to embarrass/throw out of their comfort zone. You all managed to do that and it was the highlight of my night. I will definitely becoming back to check out all the hidden doors and explore the Mansion! — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 17, 2013 said:

“I bought tickets to this show as something fun to do to cheer up my friend going through a tough divorce. The show did not disappoint! We had never been to anything like this and it was one of the most fun things I have ever done. We are already planning our next trip in to DC to see a future show! — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 17, 2013 said:

“Thank the sweet baby Jesus for the Living Social offer that introduced me to the Showstoppers at the Mansion on O! My friends and I went to the show last evening and had a great time. The performers were excellent, the staff friendly, and the venue kitschy. My night at the Mansion was, hands down, the most fun I have had in D.C. in a while. And Annie Lennox with her riding crop? ME-OW! — ”

Ives, (Mrs.) Lindsay on May 16, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is so much more than you'd expect when walking in. With a plethora of artifacts to look through and so many rooms to explore, the atmosphere is excitingly overwhelming. It doesn't matter how many times you go, there is always something new to see and experience.Lindsay Ives — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 15, 2013 said:

“This was a fabulous night out with my friend. I'd love to come back to celebrate a birthday or bachelorette party! — ”

Reyes, (Ms.) Ana on May 15, 2013 said:

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Showstoppers guest on May 15, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time and the food was excellent. I'd love to come again and bring my other friends for an evening of total fun! — ”

Happy Hours guest on May 14, 2013 said:

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Treasure Hunt Guest on May 14, 2013 said:

“Wonderful, as ever. It is also impressive to see our hosts both there and working so hard on Mother's Day, as they have been on our last visits. Thank you for your creativity and dedication. — ”

Scott, (Ms.) Ivy on May 14, 2013 said:

“I absolutely LOVE this show, it was my second time attending. I brought my mom and grandmother and they thought it was one of the best shows ever. I will definitely be back. If you're looking for beautiful ambiance and a talented group of FABULOUS ladies, I highly recommend Showstoppers at Mansion on O! — ”

Social Tour guest on May 13, 2013 said:

“Great fun---even though we were not very good sleuths. We only found 4 hidden doors---guess we will have to come back....LG — ”

Social Tour guest on May 13, 2013 said:

“My experience was good, the rooms were all very interesting and I'd definitely come back for other events. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 12, 2013 said:

“The Mansion was amazing! The staff was nice — ”

Showstoppers Guest on May 11, 2013 said:

“The Drag Show was fabulous. The hostess was extremely good and talented. I planned the event for 13 co-workers and we ALL enjoyed it. Well done :) — ”

Carole Plato - Showstoppers Guest on May 11, 2013 said:

“Well done and a lot of fun. Hugs to Monet for being such a beautiful MC and an inspiration to everyone for her openess and courage. She is a class act as were the other performers. Kudos to the staff for a welcoming experience, awesome bartender and the food was terrific. Oh yeah, the mansion was pretty nice too (-:) Actually quite beautiful and an awesome space to explore. The John Lennon room was breathtaking. We'll be back again! — ”

Cunningham, (Ms.) Charlene on May 10, 2013 said:

“First visit to the Mansion and it was AMAZING! We enjoyed the Showstoppers show and the added "treasure hunt"! Our group of 4 had a blast searching through the rooms and exploring the many hidden passage ways. Your staff members were very polite as we searched and everyone we came upon greeted us warming. I will definitely recommend a visit to anyone in the area or visiting and I will be back on my next visit to DC. Thank you so much for the wonderful experience. — ”

Michael - Hotel Guest on May 10, 2013 said:

“It was such a joy to be back at The Mansion. I really love staying with you. Good for the soul — ”

Caroline Tipping on May 10, 2013 said:

“Saturday was a huge success. Everyone had a fantastic time and were really blown away with the room and mansion itself and to each little detail, especially the super blow pops! — ”

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American Dental Education Association guest on May 8, 2013 said:

“We had a great time celebrating a special event at the Mansion. Not only was the food great, we had a room to ourselves to enjoy the company and plenty to look at! There was never a dull moment. The staff took very good care of us and made sure we had a blast. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 8, 2013 said:

“Fabulous. What a wonderful place to explore!!!!I could spend hours just reading all of the book titles!!! — ”

Purnell, (Ms.) Julie on May 8, 2013 said:

“We had the best time. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 7, 2013 said:

“The mansion, drag show and staff are fun, funn-er and great! — ”

Clark, Charlemae on May 7, 2013 said:

“I had a great experience at the O Mansion. The show was fun and amazing. I'll definitely be back to discover all the hidden rooms and stop by for another performance. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 7, 2013 said:

“We were there for a birthday and it was fantastic! We were surprised at how good the food was and how plentiful. As always the mansion itself is a joy. We will be back for sure. I loved speaking with Tracey and learning more about the mansion.Thank you for a great evening. — ”

Breakfast guest on May 6, 2013 said:

“Always good food at the Mansion, with incredible atmosphere to match! — ”

Harris, (Ms.) Holly (Holly) on May 6, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is always a magical place for us and this visit was no exception! My fiance and I had a wonderful late breakfast with delicious food and champagne. We were honored by the attentive service, intrigued by the massively whimsical decor and treatments, and entertained by all of the festivities (live blue grass on one floor, fabulous hats and boas on another, so much to experience throughout!)...fantastic atmosphere made all the more fulfilling by the treasure hunt we embarked on after our meal (no matter what my fiance says, I won!). We also really enjoyed the opportunity to share our own creativity with the Mansion on the Treasure Hunt program. We left feeling so happy and with no idea what time it might be...Thank you again for a perfect day! — ”

Esher Self-Guided Tour guest on May 6, 2013 said:

“LOVE the O Mansion and love introducing friends to it, as well. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 3, 2013 said:

“Awesome! I will be back when I have more time to get LOST! — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 3, 2013 said:

“We had an awesome time! Thank you. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 3, 2013 said:

“Everything was great. I enjoyed the show it was truly a show stopper. — ”

guest on May 3, 2013 said:

“staff was great, friendly, low stress. i only met eric by name, but everyone was fantastic. i had the privacy i needed and the atmoshpere suited me. i was in the safari room, checked out a little late, and (no problem!). i ran out, forgot the key in my pocket, called in, and was told, 'no sweat' just get it here. i dropped it in the mail and i will follow up to make sure it arrived safely. i would like never to stay anywhere else again. you spoiled me. oh, and did i mention the show? and the hotel it self? it was an experience from start to finish. — ”

Showstoppers guest on May 1, 2013 said:

“The show was great! I recommend this show to anyone who wants a great and fun evening out with girlfriends. The mansion is so much fun to explore and the food was quite good. Get there early so you can roam around before the show. — ”

Turner, Crystal on Apr 30, 2013 said:

“I thought the DIVAS were fabolous. They definitely put on a great show and the Mansion on O street is amazing. I would love to come back and tour the mansion again. Apparently, I missed the last floor as well as the 5th floor. — ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 30, 2013 said:

“Everything was fantastic. From the food to the show! Loved roaming around the huge house with my friends. — ”

Long, (Mrs.) Lori on Apr 30, 2013 said:

“It was fantastic! Loved the drag show. — ”

Heymann, (Ms.) Terri on Apr 29, 2013 said:

“It was fantastic, I've never seen anything like it. Everyone should experience this lovely mansion at least once. Can't stop talking about it! — ”

Social Tour guest on Apr 29, 2013 said:

“Our day at the Mansion on O Street was SO MUCH FUN!! It was great to have an adventure and the staff was so friendly!! Thank you!! ”

Tevelin, (Mrs.) Sandy on Apr 29, 2013 said:

“We celebrated our son's engagement yesterday at breakfast with 35 people. Everyone raved about the food and the beautiful private room we were in. There was plenty of space to walk around, visiting people at other tables, and there was always a hot pot of coffee on a table in the corner. I also loved that we were not rushed to eat or to get up to roam the Mansion or to leave, but rather encouraged to stay and enjoy the wonderful atmosphere. Thank you for helping to make Ben & Ashleigh and all of our guests feel so welcome. I love introducing new friends to the Mansion and look forward to my next visit. ”

Caulkins, (Mrs.) Anna Marie on Apr 29, 2013 said:

“We had a grand time poking about your huge establishment!! We only found 3 secret doors that we could actually go through but thoroughly enjoyed the hunt and looking at the decor of the rooms and all the stuff! — ”

Social Tour guest on Apr 28, 2013 said:

“Enjoyed the hunt for the secret doors. It was very interesting to look at all the memorabilia and furniture. Definitely an original! — ”

Social Tour guest on Apr 28, 2013 said:

“It was a very unique and fun place to visit, thanks to all the staff for making our champagne tour fantastic!! — ”

Morton, (Ms.) Joyce on Apr 26, 2013 said:

“I loved the Mansion's self guided tour. I couldn't wait to share my experience with my friends. I will visit again with some friends. My pictures came out great!!Thanks for the experience !!! — ”

Polinger, (Mr.) Charles on Apr 26, 2013 said:

“Very unusual tour, with so many fascinating items to see. I enjoyed seeing the designs of the different guest rooms. So many guitars signed by famous musicians! — ”

Poppe, (Mrs.) Denise on Apr 25, 2013 said:

“We had a lovely time touring the Mansion. It was exciting to find 10 hidden doors, and see so many unusual and beautiful things. Thank you for a fun adventure!!Fondly,Denise Poppe — ”

Mann, Sandra on Apr 23, 2013 said:

“It was delightful. So much to see, I would need to go through it several times to see it all. Great fun! — ”

Tea guest on Apr 22, 2013 said:

“The dessert tea was lovely. So many delightful items to chose from. Too bad there are too many to have one of each. The service was excellent. And I discovered a place I had not seen on my first visit to the mansion, the wine cellar! — ”

Social Tour guest on Apr 22, 2013 said:

“It was great. Really cool. I wish I had found more secret passages. — ”

guest on Apr 19, 2013 said:

“A glimmering gem hidden deep in the heart of Washington! —”

guest on Apr 17, 2013 said:

“We had a great experience and will continue to recommend you to all of our friends. Thank you for helping us celebrate 12 years together! — ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“Show was great. So entertaining! I would have loved to see more performers, but the performers present were fab. — ”

Barbara Tozzi - Hotel Guest on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“Everything was as one comes to expect-great. We were in the suite through a secret door and felt as though we were in our private home with people to wait on us. The food was great also. I can't think of anything I would change. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“The ladies were absolutely amazing - beautiful, tons of fun, and talented! My friends and I had a great time! ”

Mimi - Social Tour Guest on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“We had a WONDERFUL experience. We will return for the tea or dinner or something! ”

Social Tour Guest on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“What an interesting gem in DC! I've lived around the corner for years and never knew the Mansion existed! Would recommend this to all my friends - in fact, WILL recommend to all my friends! ”

Rivers, (Ms.) Tracy on Apr 16, 2013 said:

“I had an awesome time. The show was amazing. I would definitely come again. — ”

Don - Mansion Member on Apr 15, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is such an Oasis of fun and enjoyment in Washington and there is nothing like it that I know of in the World. H and Ted are so blessed with their dedication and hard work to keep the Mansion every bit as good if not better than it was when I had my first thrill of experiencing the Mansion about 15 years ago. ”

Ann Marie - Sunday Champagne Brunch Guest on Apr 15, 2013 said:

“We just got back from a most fabulous Sunday brunch, the food was fabulous but only matched by the staff who were just as excited and enthusiastic as we were to be there however there is one other person that made our travels through your amazing home even more memorable and his name was 'Don', he is a member. He lives in Vienna and loves Peter Max art, he took us through the mansion and showed us hidden doors and little wonderful things about each of the rooms, we even went through the kitchen to the wine cellar and it was all just amazing. Thanks again for a wonderful day, can't wait to come back. ”

Cynthia Larkins - Easter Brunch Guest on Apr 15, 2013 said:

“I truly found the O Mansion intriguing, interesting and a pleasant experience. I pray I get another opportunity to come again. Thank you for keeping the nostalgia alive. ”

Champagne Tour Guest on Apr 15, 2013 said:

“Fun, adventurous, thought provoking....great way to spend a date and transport yourself to a private exciting world. Love, love, loved it! ”

Social Tour guest on Apr 15, 2013 said:

“a hidden gem in DC! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 12, 2013 said:

“The Mansion was mesmerizing as always! Always a pleasure spending time at such a wonderful establishment. ”

Intino, (Ms.) Kim on Apr 11, 2013 said:

“My friends and I had a wonderful time! The performers were so engaging and fun. We will be back! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 10, 2013 said:

“I thought everyone was great. Very enthusiastic and very engaging with the entire audience. Very good at being raunchy but not tasteless. I thought the Q&A about living as a transgender and about impersonating a female was also really interesting. The host was much nicer than I would have been when asked very personal questions about her individual journey to where she is now. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 10, 2013 said:

“I had the best time of my life. The back of my ears hurt so bad from laughing, smiling, singing and enjoying myself I will come back again and again. As I was called a double virgin so as a virgin this was the best 1st time experience ever! GREAT JOB and I love the mansion with awesome rooms and secret doors! You get a 10+ from me. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“Can't tell you how much fun we had at the show; from the searching of the secret doors and rooms throughout the mansion, the friendly staff, great food, and most of all the fantastic show the girls put on! Everyone was super friendly and sweet to talk with after the show! Great night out! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“My friends and I had a fabulous time! It was our first time visiting the mansion and we spent hours exploring the unique rooms, looking for the hidden doors (the wine cellar was amazing!) and admiring the unique trinkets spread throughout the home. The show was even more fabulous, with performances to classics that everyone could sing along to! The performers were great and very entertaining! Thanks so much for an incredible, fun-filled evening! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“The Drag Show was so much fun! It was lively, engaging, & very entertaining. Absolutely LOVED exploring the gorgeous mansion! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“I had so much fun! The performers were amazing and were great with the crowd. I most definitely would come again for a show! ”

Meyer, (Ms.) Kathy on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“The O Mansion is such a fun place. The staff are all so welcoming and the Divas are phenomenal. This was my second time and I still haven't really explored the place to find the secret doors. Next time I'm wearing flats so I can roam the entire place. Kudos to to the chef because the salads were excellent and the desserts that I had were quite tasty. The eggplant was probably the best I have ever had ... would love to get the recipe. Thank you for a delightful evening. I will be back. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 9, 2013 said:

“Monet Dupree was fabulous! She is a great entertainer and dancer. Her interactions with the audience were fantastic and kept the show lively. My favorite was Tina Turner. I think she would have made a great ending to the show. Dinner was good (especially the eggplant and the fava beans). All in all a great evening! ”

Suchocki Numerology Tour guest on Apr 6, 2013 said:

“It was a unique experience. I liked how we were able to tour and explore at our own pace. Finding the secret doors was fun, I can't wait to come back to find a few more! ”

De Freitas, (Mrs.) Colleen on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“My visit to the Mansion was another wonderful experience. My guests from the United Kingdom were charmed: the log cabin, the hidden doors, the wine cellar, etc., etc. We enjoyed the gastronomic experience, and for me the bread was simply the best.I look forward to return visits with my friends. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“The entertainment was great! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“It was a GREAT experience...especially the show!! The mistress of ceremony Monet was the BEST!! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“Great show! Great time!! Monet is a great entertainer!! ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“Tina turner and Reba were excellent! Very entertaining. Will be back for sure. ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“We had a GREAT time! Talk about entertainment. We recommend everybody should experience this at least once in their life time. We will definitely be going again. ”

Eastman, (Ms.) Kelsi on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“This was one of the best evenings I have had in a while!!!!!! We will DEFINATELY be back! :) ”

Showstoppers guest on Apr 5, 2013 said:

“The experience I had at the Mansion was AMAZING! Never seen anything like it. The rooms was different and very cultural. The entertainment was VERY entertaining. No, I didn't find a secret door, guess I have to come back and find at least one. ”

Martinson, (Mr.) John on Apr 4, 2013 said:

“Easter Brunch 2013 at The Mansion was outstanding! We are vegetarian and were very satisfied with the offering. The staff was professional without being stuffy. It felt like we were being served by family! Our kids (ages 10 and 12) had a ball on the treasure hunt and, admittedly, my wife and I too! Bravo!”

Self-Guided Tour guest on Apr 2, 2013 said:

“We really had a great time. I had a group that ranged in age from 10 to 75 & you received rave reviews from everyone! My parents have spent their lives traveling the globe and said they had never seen anything like it. Thanks for letting us enjoy your treasure!”

Bannister, (Dr.) Sharon on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“What a fun Easter! Next time we need to plan more time. My favorite secret door was in the kitchen...love the wine cellar room!”

Tony - Showstoppers Guest on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“The Mansion is so fun. Incredible food and staff. It is such a unique experience. I will absolutely go back, I am looking forward to exploring The Mansion and looking for secret doors.”

King, (Ms.) Ruby on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“Everything was great! Thanks for the great Easter. We had a blast! My parents said it was the highlight of the trip.”

Banick, (Mr.) David on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“The tour of the Mansion on O Street was really fun and interesting...a great way to spend about an hour-and-a-half on a Saturday afternoon. The rooms are completely over-the-top in decor, kitsch, and tchotch. There are many secret doors to try to find that will take you from one room to the next (we found only about a third of them). The complimentary glass of champagne is a nice touch and you can purchase additional ones for $5 each, if you can find your way back to the bar!”

Easter Brunch guest on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“Perfect Easter Sunday brunch--great food, fun ambiance, and amazing hats!”

Easter Brunch guest on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“It was fantastic! The food was great and all staff were extremely friendly and helpful. I had been one time before but Easter was magical.Thank you!”

Mishele, (Ms.) Lynne on Apr 1, 2013 said:

“My friends and I had the best time at the Showstoppers show! The evening started off with exploring the mansion, which is really interesting and very cool. Then, the Showstopper girls had us laughing and singing and dancing in our seats for the rest of the night. All the acts are so animated and fun, you can't help but have a great time.The only problem with the whole show is that I fell in love with a green sparkly dress that Erykah Badu/Tina Turner/Whitney Houston was wearing and I don't know where to get it for myself!Great job girls, LOVED the show.”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 31, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful evening! The mansion is a really fun place to explore, the drink of the night is only $5, and the drag show was funny and well done.”

Lifshen, Michele on Mar 31, 2013 said:

“It was really fun to tour the house yesterday! We enjoyed sipping our champagne as we gamely searched for secret doors and admired the eclectic collections. The staff was so friendly and helpful and we also loved meeting and chatting with H. Looking forward to bringing our girls for Mother's Day tea! Thanks again for a really special experience! - Michele Lifshen and Christopher Odum”

Social Tour guest on Mar 31, 2013 said:

“Had a wonderful time”

Marx Self-Guided Tour guest on Mar 30, 2013 said:

“fun! lots of surprises saved for next visit!”

Social Tour guest on Mar 30, 2013 said:

“This was so much fun, who knew there was a log cabin housed in a row house in the middle of D.C.? The one thing I would have liked was a map/floor plan, but I guess that'd give away some of the fun of finding the hidden passageways. My friend and I found several. I'd recommend the Mansion to anyone, especially those who have already seen the major tourist spots and want to spend their day doing something completely different.”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 30, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time and think the mansion is fantatsic!!! We needed to take more time looking at all the antiques but did not get there soon enough to do this. A lot of your antiques look like they are from the art deco or modern age era. We will be back and maybe spend the night. Thanks for the great queen show they were all magnificent!”

guest on Mar 28, 2013 said:

“I had a wonderful stay at the O Mansion. My room was lovely and the staff was wonderful and helpful!”

Nager, (Mr.) Larry on Mar 28, 2013 said:

“absolutley fabulous evening!!”

Sutton, (Ms.) Sabrina on Mar 27, 2013 said:

“We love the mansion! We will come back soon with the family!!”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 27, 2013 said:

“We all had a really great time. Can't wait to come back!”

Newman, Jessica on Mar 27, 2013 said:

“This place was super cool and fun. My group spent a few hours exploring the mansion, probably only scratching the surface. This would be a fun thing to do on a rainy day!”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“I love the Mansion itself. I've been there twice now and I saw rooms I didn't get to see the first time. It's always a different experience. The Drag Show was Fabulous! We went on a Monday night and it was the perfect way to start the week. Miss Monet is one of the best I've seen. I haven't laughed that much in a long time. I will definitely be back.”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“I had a blast! It was fabulous”

Happy Hours guest on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“OH EM GEE that was rockin! Couldn't stay for the drag show, but I will DEFINITELY be back. So much fun!!:D”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“It was a great show and can't wait to do it again!!”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“The Drag Queen show was GREAT! Such a good time with very talented performances. We'll be back for more fun!”

Jones, Amanda on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“Absolutely fabulous! We had a great time!”

Mcmillian, Paula on Mar 26, 2013 said:

“I had a ball. The show was fantastic.”

Self-Guided Tour guest on Mar 25, 2013 said:

“My family and I had a grand adventure exploring your museum/hotel.”

guest on Mar 25, 2013 said:

“Our event was memorable. My friends will be talking about this for years to come, I'm sure.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 25, 2013 said:

“Such a fun time! Great way to spend a Sunday :)”

Walters, Robert on Mar 24, 2013 said:

“We had a blast. The mansion is awesome, and the staff are wonderful. That was a great party and we are looking forward to coming back soon.”

Hardy, (Ms.) Toni on Mar 23, 2013 said:

“Loved the dance off and the chocolate fountain!!! The mansion is out of this world...so unique and beautiful.”

Tucker, (Ms.) Monique on Mar 23, 2013 said:

“The mansion was AMAZING!!! Over 100 rooms each with a very unique decor. Secret rooms hidden behind shelves, mirrors and portraits. Something to ooh and ahh about at every turn. The show was AWESOME!!! The entertainers really gave their all to please the audience. I would definitely go again.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 22, 2013 said:

“We LOVED our visit! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the mansion was fascinating. I can't believe I have lived in DC for over 20 years and this was my first visit! We were there for about 2 hours and could have easily stayed longer. My 2 nieces were completely focused on finding as many secret doors as possible. We enjoyed the champagne and the fact that we were free to roam the mansion at our own pace. There were many items I want to buy, so I plan to go back soon with my husband to decide on a couple of prints/paintings.”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 22, 2013 said:

“Fabulous, funny and different than a usual night out. Will definitely be back again!”

Hales, (Ms.) Maude on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“I enjoyed myself much more than I expected. The offerings for the dessert tea were marvelous, and the mansion is so interesting. I look forward to bringing my daughter to explore the hidden doors.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“The visit was amazing...I never expected to see all that I saw and yet I missed probably 60-70% of all there was to see. I wished I had come about 2 hours earlier than the 2:00 PM reservation I did make to visit.”

Brunch guest on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“I was there on March 17th for a birthday brunch and the food was delicious! The staff truly has a personal touch that makes you feel very special. I ordered a special birthday key lime pie that was beautiful and tasted wonderful. I understand that the pastry chef is one of the top 10 in the country. I also ordered the 4 floor treasure hunt that is totally worth it! All four of us had fun trying to find the secret doors and other items on the list - the Mansion makes it's worth the search. Everything in the mansion is for sale so have fun trying to find that special something. Every room is different and many guest rooms that aren't booked are open so you can see the different themes in each room. We enjoyed it so much we are already planning a second visit.”

New Member on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“i enjoy the eclectic nature of the surroundings at the mansion on o st. i also like its philosophy. what particularly resonated with me was during the tour, the person told me "normal is not the way we doing things around here." i would like to become a member because i think music and art deserve a much more prominent place in all of our lives. and corporate complacency needs to become less of a part of our lives. i think to be truly successful, a person needs a balance of close family, strong friends, personal integrity, and a smidgen or more of quirkiness. plus an appreciation for good food and drink.”

Hotel Guest on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“Little Things that Mean a Lot My little man took a leap of faith in trusting me when I suggested a change of scenery might (always) be a good thing. He was locked into his world ... Rough scene for his early age over the past many years between his dad's struggles and Me leaving and his beloved cousin, dying ...amidst The Divorce and ... Wow... How does/can one so young and heartfelt deal ... And let's just add The Bullying to boot. But he anted up and said Yes to my request. Small Victories are The Hardest won, I think. And in this case The Most Important. He came to The Mansion with his fragile sense of self and yet he played along... Even though everything has been outside of his comfort zone for a good while now. And he won ....small victories but they all add up to So Much... He found secret doors he could open and found some seriously good people he could try to trust ... He came with me ...so fragilely...and now ...a few days later ...the bricks of self esteem are discernible ... I have had the incredible gift of Mansion Magic for a few years now ... If there is any one thing I want to hold onto in my life ... And to impart to my children... It's everything that you, H, have founded and that You and Ted further everyday ... The world you have created and maintain represents every ideal that is right and strong and true. Please share with Blake that he should know , what an incredible thing he just modeled for my son, just by being himself... And incredibly ... By having the generosity of spirit to just be cool with my kid. ... I could not ask for a better role model ... He has started to shine a bit again ... There is nothing more beautiful or precious to me than this ...he's got a bit of his spark back ... I am So Grateful <3”

Winnan, (Mrs.) Renae on Mar 18, 2013 said:

“excellent brunch!!!!!”

Stearns, Marge on Mar 17, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful visit. Lots to see. I wish we would have allowed more time. Two hours was not enough. If you're a Beatles fan lots of pictures to see throughout. Next time I'm going to try on all the hats and take pictures :)My husband will spend more time looking through books.Best regards, Marge Stearns”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 15, 2013 said:

“The drag show MC was Fab....beautiful too.”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 15, 2013 said:

“First time at the Mansion and we really enjoyed it! The Mansion was super interesting to walk around (try to find the secret doors) and look at all the stuff!The Showstoppers show was incredible! We had a great time! Definitely recommend!”

Krug, Doug on Mar 13, 2013 said:

“Consistent with every other experience I've had at the Mansion over the years exceptional.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 12, 2013 said:

“We had a great time although we wish some of the guitars were for sale!! Loved the wooden tubs and music themed bathroom pieces (aka toilet seat covers). I just learned of your concert series and will definitely be back for one of those. And I may just have to celebrate my 39th birthday in your hidden wine room!”

Derricks Self-Guided Tour guest on Mar 12, 2013 said:

“Definitely an experience with a surprise around every corner! It was a little overwhelming all at once. I'll have to come back when I have more time, so that I can really take it all in. I LOVED the cabin room. It was very different from the rest of the spaces and it's second level was so unexpected.”

Valentine's Sit-Down Dinner guest on Mar 12, 2013 said:

“The hosts were very nice. we were treated like we were celebrities! appreciated all the hospitality.Great Job!!”

Social Tour guest on Mar 12, 2013 said:

“I didn't know what to expect. It was awesome! Everyone was so nice and friendly. I'm sure we missed some of the rooms. We only found a handful of the secret doors because we were too busy trying to look at everything! I would love to come back sometime for tea. What a great place!”

Social Tour guest on Mar 11, 2013 said:

“We had so much fun exploring. I can't wait to bring my family to explore but also to enjoy your Sunday brunch. Who can resist chocolate covered bacon??????”

Social Tour guest on Mar 11, 2013 said:

“The mansion was brilliant. We will be returning in the future!”

SRO: Hardin guest on Mar 7, 2013 said:

“The Dave Hardin Show was outstanding! My guest, a guitarist in his own right, and I enjoyed the music, warm vibe of the Mansion, and conversations with all of the amazing staff, and artists following the show. Dave's music is truly soulful and genuine, straight from the heart, and harmonies with his wife Lauran Hardin - angelic. ”

Illusions guest on Mar 7, 2013 said:

“Very entertaining experience: performers were great! Music, costumes, use of audience!!! Wonderful mansion! I bought 3 dishes that will be on display in my house soon.”

Tea guest on Mar 6, 2013 said:

“What a wonderful Sunday out with friends! We savored the tea and all of the delicious sweets, cheeses and fruit. Lots of creativity exhibited in each and every room. Thank you!”

Tevelin, (Mrs.) Sandy on Mar 5, 2013 said:

“I loved being able to introduce the Mansion to two of my friends. Now they are fans, as well. Their favorite was the wine cellar. I love all of the rooms, but my favorite is still the ones devoted to The Beatles. I still have trouble finding more than one of the hidden doors. Perhaps my next visit will be to concentrate on that instead of looking at all of the items on display. :)”

La Cunza, Carmela on Mar 4, 2013 said:

“Amazing, unique and fun! My boyfriend and I had a wonderful experience. We found 5 secret doors, and we're planning to come back to find them all. Get comfortable shoes on, lots of walking to do (and stairwells) . The staff was friendly and helpful.”

Tea guest on Mar 4, 2013 said:

“My friend introduced me to tea at the Mansion, so I took her there as a last girls' outing before she moves to CA. We had a wonderful time - we enjoyed the dessert tea (loved the coco truffle tea!) and then walked around the mansion afterwards. The service was friendly and efficient, the buffet had some lovely cakes and fresh fruit, and they even brought around a delicious gluten-free mousse cake for my gluten-intolerant friend. All in all, it was a really nice afternoon and I plan on bringing other friends to the Mansion. Thank you for a giving us a really nice way to celebrate our friendship!”

Breakfast guest on Mar 4, 2013 said:

“A delightful experience, a warm welcome, genuinely caring service and a great breakfast. After the scrumptious feast, I was encouraged to wander around the Mansion .... another feast, this time for the eyes! a real adventure! and music everywhere! I thoroughly enjoyed the visit, and shall do this again and again. Thank you for the fun time.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 3, 2013 said:

“The Mansion was really interesting and fun. The rooms were all very different and most had something that would excite someone in our group. We liked the signed guitars the best, especially the one signed by Janis Joplin and The Traveling Willburys. Definitely worth checking out!”

Fields, (Mr.) Tom on Mar 3, 2013 said:

“It was only my second visit--and the first for my friend. We are both VERY impressed by the collections, art, decor, music memorabilia, and the people who keep up the Mansion. It's one of DC's little-known gems.”

Social Tour guest on Mar 3, 2013 said:

“We loved it! We loved having free range to the mansion. Our favorite room was the wine cellar. We would love to come back and discover more secret passages! I think we only found six and we've been told that there are 60+ secret rooms/passages!”

Harris, (Mrs.) Lori on Mar 1, 2013 said:

“My husband and I had a great time at the Mansion. Loved wondering around and finding all the secret places! The staff is amazing and the service was wonderful. The Mansion on O is our new favorite place!!”

Showstoppers guest on Mar 1, 2013 said:

“The mansion was exciting to walk through; need to allow at least 2hrs to really walk through each room and take the time to see everything. Salad/dessert bar had unique items, not your typical selection of just lettuce and toppings. Great show; lots of personalities and fun audience participation!”

Cheston, (Ms.) Michelle on Feb 28, 2013 said:

“We went for the drag show and LOVED it! It was a LOT of fun, and we are no strangers to the drag experience. We also arrived early to tour the mansion and hunt for the secret passageways. We were impressed with ourselves when we located six of these doors, but got a bit deflated later when we learned there were more than 30 of them to discover. This only means we will have to come back! Highlights: The log cabin suite is crazy cool, and we almost didn't want to leave the cozy wine cellar. Thanks for a fun-filled Monday night!”

Social Tour guest on Feb 28, 2013 said:

“Took the self-guided champagne tour. Fascinating place - so much to see - will do it again!”

Breakfast guest on Feb 26, 2013 said:

“Your staff is charming - everyone wanted to make our experience special! thanks we had a wonderful time.”

M. Bradley — Private Luncheon on Feb 25, 2013 said:

“I thought the Mansion was DELIGHTFUL! A gracious hostess, welcoming hospitality, delicious luncheon......all in a totally fascinating atmosphere.......what could be better??”

Breakfast guest on Feb 25, 2013 said:

“Our experience at breakfast this past Sunday was excellent. Our server Matt and hostess Amanda, were outstanding representatives of the Mansion on O Street.Thank you, H and Ted for your hospitality. I look forward to returning in the very near future.”

Kleber, (Mr.) Benjamin on Feb 25, 2013 said:

“My visit to the Mansion was wonderful, with food, service, and the ever-changing landscape to explore all providing the setting for an excellent day. Thank you so much! I eagerly look forward to the next time I am able to come back and enjoy your hospitality and house again.”

Moore, Deborah on Feb 22, 2013 said:

“I had a blast ! Everything about the mansion and tour was fascinating and beautiful. I haven't enjoyed something this much in a long time. A true treat that I recommend highly. I will be back!”

Steve E on Feb 21, 2013 said:

“Thanks again for the swell time we all had in what I now know is the coolest hotel in DC (maybe the White House is better, but only the White House).”

Valentine's Sit-Down Dinner guest on Feb 20, 2013 said:

“For 7 years and running, my wife and I have had a terrific dinner on Valentine's Day at the Mansion. It is the only scheduling commitment we make with each other a year out. Given we were also married at this jewel of a place, it truly brings home the specialness the Mansion brings to all of us incurable romantics.”

SRO: Constanten guest on Feb 20, 2013 said:

“I Love O Street Mansion. The ambiance is stellar, and I can't say enough about the kind hospitality. Thank you O Street for such a beautiful evening!”

Nelson, (Mrs.) Liz Nelson on Feb 18, 2013 said:

“Dear H & Ted, Thank you again for such a wonderful experience .Tom & I enjoyed our Valentines sit down dinner.Your staff was friendly & attentive and made us feel like family.The menu was delectable..,the caviar bar was a exotic starter.....A favorite was the ahi tuna with the creamy braised leeks,....and of course we loved sharing the His & Hers Surf & turf with fingerling potato's ,& asparagus. Our meal was savory & sumptuous but that was just our meal. We love the Mansion,and yes it is magical.You certainly do feel like it is a magical mystery tour...The rooms are filled with eclectic,exotic pieces, such as Art, vintage decor, contemporary decor, Vintage hats of a bygone time,Jewelry, Pewter collections, Movie memorabilia, signed guitars and instruments by famous friends of the mansion....All donated to maintain this gem & to enable a arts in residence program.This wonderful, magical mansion is a museum,a luxury hotel, it has wine cellar with a ancient renaissance flair,a complete log cabin abode within its walls.....And John & Yoko stayed there,as well as many more famous friends,presidents & dignitaries.This is a home of 100 rooms with 32 secret doors that we did not even discover because of the many hours of treasure's we were immersed in. The Mansion On O is our little bit of heaven & we know we will be back again & again & again. Thanks H, Ted & staff for the memories & we hope you were happy with our donations.We will bring more the next time we visit. We know each experience will be unique & heavenly. Fondly, Liz & Tom Nelson”

Social Tour guest on Feb 18, 2013 said:

“Overall a great experience. We had a lot of fun and were really amazed by the way each room was uniquely designed. I'd definitely come back and recommend this to my friends.”

Social Tour guest on Feb 18, 2013 said:

“What an amazing place, would love to stay for a night or two. Very good experience. We found 11 secret doors. What fun we had just meandering through all the rooms, and seeing the eclectic mix of everything.”

Tuxedo and Burlesque guest on Feb 18, 2013 said:

“We had a wonderful time. The staff was nice. The venue was beautiful. We enjoyed ourselves a lot.”

Holmes, (Ms.) Brenna on Feb 17, 2013 said:

“So much fun! We'd love to do it again.”

Senfaute, (Mr.) Jocelyn on Feb 16, 2013 said:

“Fantastic valentine's day experience and great staff! I will definitely plan to stay there overnight the next time I come.”

Social Tour guest on Feb 16, 2013 said:

“I need to visit again to find more of the secret doors :)”

Diane Perone on Feb 15, 2013 said:

“I wery much enjoyed the music, the lovely venue, and the delicious dessert buffet. It was a perfect evening and I can't wait to go back to the Mansion another time just to look around and possibly do a little shopping. Thank you for everything.”

Breakfast Guest on Feb 15, 2013 said:

“It was a great experience. I'm coming back next week to brunch to do some more exploring.”

Jennifer - SRO Concert - Tom Constanten on Feb 15, 2013 said:

“I am so grateful for the opportunity to get to know and explore this amazing space. I can feel my creative juices boiling even in the aftermath of being there. Ted & H, thank you so much for sharing your space with the community. I can only begin to imagine the good that can come from your vision and open hearts. What a powerful space!”

Social Tour on Feb 13, 2013 said:

“Everything was terrific from the moment we entered the door with the friendly staff to making our way through the entire masion. It was great fun for adults and children. ”

SRO: Constanten guest on Feb 12, 2013 said:

“We had a very nice time at O Street Mansion Sunday, Feb 10. We enjoyed the treasure hunt because it "forced" us to wander the many, many rooms and floors, and we especially enjoyed the concert with Tom Constanten, John Kadlecik and Djesben. All the staff we encountered were gracious and helpful, and were rather tolerant of the type of event that night. Very nice! I'd love to do it again! ”

Laura Smith on Feb 12, 2013 said:

“Our meeting experience was unmatched by any other experience I've had. The venue was magical, sleeping rooms were so quiet and interesting, the food superb, the service top-notch, and the lovely hosts can't be described in words ... they are simply wonderful! ”

Breakfast guest on Feb 12, 2013 said:

“It was a great experience. I'm coming back next week to brunch to do some more exploring!”

Lewis Madanick on Feb 11, 2013 said:

“One word - F*ckin' Amazing!! (oops!! that is two) ”

Social Tour guest on Feb 11, 2013 said:

“Everything was terrific from the moment we entered the door with the friendly staff to making our way through the entire masion. It was great fun for adults and children!”

Brunch guest on Feb 11, 2013 said:

“Thank you for a fantastic journey! See you again soon!”

Jason Swope on Feb 10, 2013 said:

“A first class intimate venue with an abundance of exploration possibilities.”

Ambrose, (Ms.) Megan on Feb 5, 2013 said:

“We had a blast!!! very much i was hoping it was!!! we will def be back and hopefully renting out the wine cellar for a party!!!! loved loved loved it!!!!”

Social Tour guest on Feb 4, 2013 said:

“Incredibly eclectic! I absolutely LOVED the quirky layout and the myriad of decors.”

Breakfast guest on Feb 4, 2013 said:

“We loved it! The food, the service, and the treasure hunt!!! We also got the music treat, which was great! We look forward to another visit soon!”

Social Tour guest on Jan 31, 2013 said:

“My mom and I had a blast exploring the mansion! She found a couple items she simply had to purchase, and I loved getting lost in the secret passageways and hidden rooms. What a fun experience!”

Social Tour guest on Jan 31, 2013 said:

“Fabulous--probably need more visits to really absorb the wondrous things there. ”

Social Tour guest on Jan 31, 2013 said:

“Amazing! So much fun!!”

Olsen, Donna on Jan 28, 2013 said:

“The food was fantastic (and very plentiful!) service was top-notch and your staff was warm and welcoming. I'd recommend attending a breakfast here to anyone.I did the treasure hunt and it was a total blast. I don't live in DC, but when I return I will definitely do another event here.Thanks so much for the wonderful time.”

Social Tour guest on Jan 28, 2013 said:

“I had a blast.”

Social Tour guest on Jan 28, 2013 said:

“3rd time to the mansion and I still found rooms I hadn't ever seen before! Such a wonderful experience and plan to be back soon!”

Marc George on Jan 27, 2013 said:

“I was questioned as to making this a Sunday outing for my wife and some casual friends to DC. From the point that the valet took the car to when he brought it back, all I heard was wow and saw smiles on faces. ”

Loretta Cooper - Chestnut Tree Tour on Jan 25, 2013 said:

“There are places that suggest a change in one's state of mind. Then there are places that create one. It is an honor to have found one of the latter. Our sincerest thanks for a wonderful afternoon. Long live the Chestnut Tree... and the Mansion!”

Miao, (Ms.) Annie on Jan 24, 2013 said:

“The experience was out of this world - truly surreal and as I like to describe it "being led down the rabbit hole and feeling like you're Alice in Wonderland". Every single room was unique and different but all was united by a warm & cozy feeling prevalent throughout. Love love LOVE this hotel/museum and would absolutely love to come back!! ”

Social Tour guest on Jan 23, 2013 said:

“We were looking for a little something different for date-night, and took a chance on The Mansion at O. We went from never having heard of the Mansion, to spreading the word of how amazing our experience was to all of our family and friends! We thoroughly enjoyed touring the Mansion and browsing through all of the collectibles and histories that fill it's many rooms and passages. We can't wait to come back and count secret doors next time - we had too much fun to pay attention this time around!”

Inaugural Brunch Guest on Jan 21, 2013 said:

“It was amazing, I loved what you did with the Mansion, the singing was excellent, and everyone was so friendly and helpful. Brunch was delicious, I did not want to leave”

Social Tour guest on Jan 21, 2013 said:

“fun and unique way to spend a weekend day...amazing and fascinating objects and awesome distinct rooms in the mansion.”

Caves, Cheryl on Jan 17, 2013 said:

“What a treat! The smell from the kitchen was amazing. Each room was amazing and the themes were so inspired!”

Holiday Rewind guest on Jan 16, 2013 said:

“I had an unforgettable time everything is wonderful shall return to this friendly home.”

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