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Capital View

301 I St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
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1 room 1 adult
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Ossining, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been staying at Capital View for a couple of days each week since August, and I'm loving it. The hostel is of perfect size, so it doesn't get exceedingly crowded--never too many people occupying the kitchen nor a long line to the showers. With very rare exceptions, hot water is always in abundance. The common area is far... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

It's a nice place, I went by myself to the DC, the price is right for what you get. There is hot water, some entertainment areas. It's about 10 minutes from Unios S. It's close to Chinatown, and even, the national mall. Melanie from staff, nice!

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Thank Juan G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I stayed here on 2 occasions during my stay time in Washington. On both occasions i was delighted with the choice I paid. Lets set expectations, this is not the Hilton or the Ritz but you get what you pay for and for what you pay here you get a great hostel atmosphere, a warm welcome and a room you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Stayed 3 nights. Some staff are nice, but some are quite unfriendly and just said " I do not know" when asking for info. Place is not very neat nor clean. Pantry is quite dirty and left totally up to the users to clean up. Hostel does not seem to do regular cleaning for pantry. Rather centralized, but do not... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

This place is so casual and relaxing it's great. The staff are incredible and so welcoming, and the downstairs living area is so convenient. The rooms and outside door is operated by key code too which is a lot easier. The area is a 10/15 min walk from Union Station and the Mall but the only downside is the walk... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I came by on a thursday and a guy named Tom Tom helped me check in and he was very nice and helpful to me and everyone. I also went to the pool with the hot tub since I came on a thursday and it was great! They have fridges you can put food in and pancake mix for you... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Where do I start. The staff were miserable. There was no hot water. There was not one fork to be found in the whole place. The homeless that congregated made it super uncomfortable to go out at night. No AC. I wouldn't stay here again if it was the last place on earth

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Staying at Capital View was one of the most comfortably social experiences I have ever had in a hostel. The place has an extremely inclusive atmosphere that I really appreciated. Let's look at the details: Location: Capital View is about a 10 minute walk from Union Station and a 5 minute walk from China Town where you can find a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015 via mobile

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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