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301 I 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I decided to take a spontaneous trip to DC one afternoon, and an hour later I was on my way, so I needed a place to stay that was cheap and open. I found this place and took a chance. I endes up getting off at the wrong metro stop, so that put a damper on my arrival. It is... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are very few budget accommodation options in DC. Many of the hostels are either not centrally located or book up very quickly. This was the only place I could find that had availability and didn't quite fall into the dive category. I stayed in a 6-bed female dorm for two nights. I had a slight issue finding the place.... More

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just completed my three day/ two night trip to DC and stay at the Capital View. The hostel was easy to find and parking is plentiful behind the hostel. I suggest just paying the $16 for 24 hours. it also comes with in and out privileges (not that you will want to attempt driving again in the DC traffic).... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay at the hotel because it was located within walking distance of The Mall and the Smithsonian Museums. The hostel is a little tired looking regarding the decor but very clean, which is more important. The check in staff were friendly, efficient and informative. The kitchen is well equipped. The root-top patio is great for relaxing with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just finished a 3 night. The staff were all pretty cool and informative with a few eccentric ones. The location is good, a nightmare to get to at first becuase of road works happening but youll find your route. The beds are comfy, and the bedrooms are kept nice and cool. The rooftop is also great to drink... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are ok, it's a hostel, not a resort!! The staff are great and friendly!!! Very helpful!! Awesome location, close to liquor stores and good restaurants!! The best place is upstairs, the patio, where you can meet nice people and make a lot of friends!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my boyfriend in a private room with shared bathroom. We've travelled a lot and stayed in private rooms in really nice hostels all over the US and the world, and so far this is the worst hostel we've stayed in. We had a weird welcome from a staff member whose first words to us were "shoes... More

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Munich, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Felt almost like home! We loved that place *-* Clean bathrooms, nice bedromms, really friendly and helpful staff! The terrace on the rooftop is a great place to chill out! Es ist wirllich schön dort! Wer nach D.C kommt, sollte dort übernachten! Wir zwei Mädels haben uns dort absolut wohl gefühlt, das Wohnzimmer hat fast ein bisschen ein "zu Hause"... More

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Perth, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed one night here and found it to be quite pleasant. The no shoes rule is a little strange, but no problem! The beds were comfy, the girl in the office was nice and the amenities fine. The location is great and we found the place to be great value for money. If you don't mind basic, then this... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I just stayed here for one night and found the place by its nice location and good price. I was greeted politely, though quite chaotically. I think the guy was in training. I got the no shoes rule, but I must have missed a lot of the other ones, maybe because I mentioned I had to block my credit card... More

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Address: 301 I St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
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