The location was within walking distance of mostly everything in the city, which was incredibly convenient. The house came fully furnished, which is a great find. WIHN proved to be an easy way to access housing. Also, made great friends.
I am the parent of a Summer 2017 WIHN intern living at Greystone. I do not write and post negative reviews about businesses, but my conscience won't let me just sweep this experience under the carpet. It would be a disservice and unfair to other parents and prospective interns. First, the positive. The location is exceptional. A 20 minute walk to the Hill. Living with other interns provides an opportunity to meet other like-minded young people. The downsides: our son was assigned a room in a dark and dank basement with virtually zero window light or air, and a plastic mattress. The plumbing backed up the second week and the basement reeked. The plumbing was not repaired for five days. The room had only a single ceiling light. The landlord manager said she would provide lighting and when she finally dd, she provided a $4 Walmart desk lamp. The manager said she would host a get-to-know-you event for the 18 interns, which she never did. The kitchen was too small for 18 residents to cook dinners and it was usually a mess. Our deposit wasn't returned until almost three months after departure. We paid $4,500 for about 47 nights or nealrly $100 per night. My advice to interns and parents of interns is to make Greystone/WIHN your last option.
Living at the WIHN has been, overall, a really great experience. WIHN management is very open and responsive. The location is incredible, the Senate Square apartments are extremely nice, and each apartments comes with all the furnishing and appliances you need to just move right in and feel at home. I would definitely recommend WIHN housing to anyone who is interning in DC, especially for a short period of time. The price is well worth it. Your are in an extremely central location (steps from the metro and grocery store) plus you don't have to worry about buying things for an apartment that you're only going to move out of in a few months. If you move to Senate Square, don't forget to check out the rooftop at night to see the incredible view of the Capitol and the Washington Monument!
My time at the WIHN was a fantastic experience! With its central location, great access to metro, grocery store, and night life while still being able to walk to work, I would highly recommend staying here. Senate Square apartments are beautiful, well managed, maintenance problems are taken care of quickly. The friendships I have made with my roommates will last well beyond my internship. I enjoyed cable, wifi, a washer/dryer, first-rate appliances, and an extremely comfy couch. It is definitely well worth the price!
Very accommodating and centrally located. The appliances and furniture were all brand new and high quality. Staff were prompt and helpful when asked for assistance. They made arrangements quick and simple when I was in a time crunch. It was a pleasure to use WIHN for my summer internship housing
Leave those pots & pans at home. The WIHN has you covered.
When we say fully furnished, we meant it! We provide everything you or your program participants need for a comfortable stay in Washington, D.C. All properties and units come fully staged with dining room, living room and bedroom sets. Additionally, each unit & property is tastefully appointed with artwork, decor and other finishing touches to make you feel at home. The only thing we require of our tenants is that they bring their own bedding & linens. We take care of the rest!
The Washington Intern Housing Network truly offers a turn-key housing solution for Semester in D.C. programs for colleges and universities all over the country. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions about what is or is not provided in your WIHN unit or property.
For more detailed information on what exactly is included in one of fully furnished properties please see our standard items list or just see the table below;
|Pot||Sauce Pot||Frying Pan|
|Cookie Sheet||Baking Dish||Casserole Dish|
|Trivet||Hot Pads||Dish Cloths|
|Wash Rags||Cleaning Sponges||Dish Drainer|
|Colander||Wooden Spoons||Serving Utensils|
|Cooking Spatula||Rubber Spatula||Whisk|
|Can Opener||Vegetable/Potato Peeler||Pizza Cutter|
|Pizza Pan||Tongs||Cutting Board|
|Knife Set||Kitchen Shears||Tableware|
|Drinking Cups||Bowls||Measuring Cups, Dry|
|Measuring Cup, Liquid||Coffee Cups||Coffee Pot|
|Kitchen Waste Can||Pitcher||Paper Towel Holder|
|Toaster||Recycling Bins (Row Homes Only)|
DINING AND LIVING AREAS
|Dining Table||Table Seating||Sofa/Chair Seating|
|Flat Screen Television||Television Stand||Coffee Table/Ottoman|
|Lamp Lighting (If no overhead lighting is available)|
|Waste Basket||Toilet Brush||Plunger|
|Bath Mat||Shower Curtain/Liner/Rings (where applicable)|
BEDROOMS (PER TENANT)
|Standard Twin Bed||Standard Twin Mattress||5 Drawer Dresser|
|Lighting||Jumbo Under Bed Storage Drawer|
|Wardrobe (if easily accessible closet space is not available)|
|Broom||Dust Pan||Mini Red Devil Vacuum|
|Fire Extinguisher||Ironing Board*|