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Duo Housing

1223 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for 6 nights while touring round the U.S, I've never felt so at home in a hostel, Duo Housing has a fantastic atmosphere, great location, good rooms and AMAZING STAFF. The staff are what make this place, they are highly respected amongst travellers, They are helpful, friendly, fun and also very assertive. The free barbecue is also... More 

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Vicenza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very nice, the staff are very friendly, enough clean. It's near the subway and there are a lot of cheap taxi. The neighbourhood is very quiet and not far there are a lot of club and pub for the night. It's a great opportunity for meet people from all world and enjoy your time with them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in DC for 3 days, and this place had everything we could ask for. Pancakes for breakfast, events, location, and amazing staff+guests. Met another Danish guy, who we went to see all the sites and museums with, and can honestly say that his place attracts great people.

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Buffalo, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the location was ok, the hostel itself was one of the worst I've ever been to. First of all, 12 people shared one bathroom. Imagine the chaos in the morning when you have to go or take shower. Second, the room that I was in (4 people shared dorm) did not have a wall above the door. Hence, you... More 

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Easy to get to. I spent U$12 to get there from Union Station, but you can also walk+take the bus (just take the Red Circulator). Place was very clean and organized. Mind the rules. The rooms, bathrooms and sheets were clean and smelled good, rooms were big enough , with new mattresses and "no squeaks" bunk beds. Make sure you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

From first impressions this hostel feels clinical and dreary. We arrived here after a long journey and were told that our entire reservation had been canceled, fortuantly however the hostile had three beds available so where able to accommodate us, (even though we already had made a confirmed reservation online). Unfortunately this meant that my group had to be split... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This place was a real treat! I am very happy to have chosen Duo Housing; it's convieniently located just above K ST and M ST, and not too far from U street. There is a wonderful Latin restaurant a couple blocks down named El Rinconcito that is amzing! There is also a small Chinese food spot a couple blocks up... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I guess people like a tight ship these days but this place was a little too tight for me. Too many rules and regulations. Too sterile. Staff was nice but too buddy-buddy. I don't need a high-five because I remembered to bring my linens down, ugh. Common room on upper floor was too small. It was always a challenge to... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I stayed at this place twice, both times for 3 nights. The hostel is a perfect place for staying either in a group or on your own. There always hang out people around so it`s easy to chill. They provide towels and hair dryers which I really appreciated. Free pancakes in the morning make your visit even better. The hostel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I have only ever stayed in one other hostel and that was in London, so I didn't really know what to expect but from the moment i walked in the door I didn't want to leave. The staff are extremely friendly, helpful professional. Unlimited movies and entertainment, a short and easy 10 minute walk to the city centre and pancakes... More 

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