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Capital View

301 I St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015
Seamus C Newry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Nice place. The woman who lives on the top floor was very miserable and very unwelcoming. Very impolite and very rude. I would not recommend this place based on this. The hostel itself was fairly modern and well decorated, although the showers were very cold!

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Newry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Greeted by Melanie in a very welcoming,warm and extremely friendly manner.She was very helpful in giving my son and I directions and tips on restaurants,metro,sight seeing etc.The room was clean,comfortable and as described on-line.Good location for Wallmart,the landmarks of D.C.If the opportunity arose to visit D.C.,I would stay here,maybe a few days longer.

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Kiev, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I stayed two nights, they stored my luggage when the room wasn't ready and also when I checked out. They printed my boarding pass. Front desk stuff is very friendly and helpful. Gave recommendations where to visit around. Rooms are fine, but you have to go through all floors to find vacant bathroom in the morning. Roof too is great... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What I most liked of staying at the Capital View was the location, we could go by walking to many places we want to visit and the bus/train station too. But it has some issues that can`t be ignored. They have a terrible heating system, it was extremely hot on room and very cold on the tv room. Everybody was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a pretty nice hostel not far from Washington center. Clean and comfortable rooms, I lived in a room with 6 people inside. Rooms are closed by key-pad code on a door. Convinient leaving room with TV and some games and a kitchen with all neaded stuff. In an office you can get all necessary info about sight seeng... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Greetings from the sunny roof deck of the nice hostel "capital view" in DC! I had such a lovely welcome: Melanie, the very friendly&helpful receptionist, guided me through the house, which is perfectly located close to union station. The rooms are very clean, everything is well organized and the whole place has so much charm. Melanie gave me fabulous tips... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Is a good location to sightseeing the national mall, that's it after that nothing else and is not convenient for any other thing. It doesn't have any supermarket, pub or anything around.boring area. The stuff are so rude except the lady( I thing the owner) which is very helpfull, sociable and pretty nice person. But the rest of the people... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I stayed there for one week, it was my first experience in a hostel and was a really good one. Very nice and helpful staff, the rooms are simple but provide all you need, the bathrooms are clean. The hostel is well-located. I rarely used the public transportation because I preferred discovering the city on foot and the hostel is... More 

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Parkdale, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We arrived at 9am and they didn't open until 10am which was fine. Then the manager came in (but didn't let us know who she was) and told us we had to wait and kept asking why we were so early and who had told us to be here this early. She was nice in the end and put us... More 

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Moreton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went for a night, stayed a week. Really friendly, helpful staff especially Will, great guy. I got lots of advice/ help. Located close to the Mall, Chinatown, museums, bus and train station etc. Good security big free lockers in bedrooms, free luggage storage, great place.

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