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International House of Washington

1110 6th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20001 (Formerly International House of Unitedl Tel)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Here is our disturbing experience at this hostel: We were 2 girls travelling to DC and booked beds in the 6 person coed dorm in this cheap hostel which seemed to have good reviews. First when we arrived we had troubles finding the hostel because there was absolutely no sign on the front. We were welcomed by the host (nice... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The owner, Ron, was most welcoming and hospitable. He not only oriented me to DC, but also gave me tips on the best routes to walk. I stayed in a 2 persons room with its our bathroom and shower, plus a microwave, TV, and fridge. The bed was very comfortable, temperature of the room perfect. The kitchen was very small... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Worst hostel, the breakfast serves ceral. But you need your own milk. The rates change nightly, and the guy running the joint is a stingy old guy who over charged us. Also you’re treated like children as he threatens to kick you out if you have a drink. Not a hostel. So there was blood on the mattress protector. This... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This hostel looks really nice and is well located, we were able to visit almost everything by walk. The comfort is ok for this type of hostel and the welcome is very good. The guy at the front desk gave us some advice and tips to visit the city. I highly recommend this hostel for young people who are looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Felt very welcomed by the owner, who would go out of his way to make sure that we enjoyed DC by giving us recommendations on where to go and what to do. The rooms were spacious, clean and homely. definitely worth the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Very clean and well located hostel. Is not a five stars hotel but for the price I paid I was very satisfied. I stayed in the women 2 bed room and it was exactly what I need. The room was big, it has a private bathroom and the free breakfast is a bonus. Staff was very nice and helpful. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Really enjoyed my 2 nights stay here, front door and all rooms all have a security pin to get in. I was in the 4 bed female dorm with a private bathroom, lockers are huge I could fit 2 suitcases plus more, power outlets at each bed, tv, travel books and guides and also a discount pass for the local... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

On arrival it's very difficult to recognise the building as a hostel, it is very run down looking from the outside and there are no signs whatsoever. Checking in was fine the owner was brilliant, he made us feel really welcome and talked us through the map in great detail, gave us lots of discount cards and even got us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Although staff was quite nice that place is not for me. It is old building and not renovated. Shower was broken. It was clean but you felt that old style which was not nice in this case. Breakfast was extremely poor - I have not seen so diluted coffee! The location is not the best one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I only stayed there for 3 days and it was totally worth it! It's not a party hostel, so if you're into parties and all that, you better look for another place. It's good located, about 20 minutes walking until National Mall, only 1,5 block from the subway and near to supermarkets and restaurants. Staff is nice and always trying... More 

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