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Downtown Washington Hostel

506 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
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Prague, Czech Republic
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57 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hostel is very good located. Just 10 minutes on foot from Union Station, ca. 15 from Walmart and 20 from Capitol. The district is safe and there are a few bars and restaurants around. I spent there one night and was in a dorm with ca 10 other roommates. I was little worry about it because it was my... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a lot of problems with this hostel. Firstly, booking was a very stressful process as they randomly cancelled our original booking just a few days before we were supposed to arrive – even though I had paid the deposit. I wrote six emails and called four times and received no explanation for the cancellation or what had happened... More 

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Perth, Australia
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50 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Stayed 3 nights in a 12 bed dorm in November, what an awesome experience! From the get go the staff at this Hostel were genuinely hospitable and caring, doing their absolute best to accommodate everyone and make their stay was as best as could be. Hostel itself was relatively small however still had an awesome social atmosphere to it. Common... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

A clean hostel with a good vibe. The staff were very friendly and made you feel at home. They have something going on every day and night, which is really nice. The train station is just a short walk away and there are quite a few restaurants/bars within walking distance to the hostel

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Ottawa, Canada
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62 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

It was the best deal in town & I stayed 16 days in 2 times although the maximum is supposed to be 14 in a year - I was happy the staff turned a blind eye because it would have caused problems for me otherwise - anyway my bookings were accepted so... The kitchen is a little small but well... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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47 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

I stayed 3 days there and I can say that the staffs are amazing, they living in the hostel and make you feel like a local... They organize some activities and every night have a free beer.. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen have all that you need! 15 minutes from the Union Station.

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Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I lived and worked in DC in 2012 and stayed at Downtown Washington Hostel for a very long time. Unlike most hostels in DC and the US in general, this place is made for the backpacker: budget, fun, and good location. The staff are carefully selected travellers themselves and live in the hostel so make sure everything is taken care... More 

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Thank Cormac1989
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

First time staying in a hostel and LOVED IT! We ended up staying in a different hostel later on our travels and it didn't compare. Washington DC hostel is lovely amd clean, beds are cosy and ready for you when you arrive. Bathrooms all have showers and very clean and there are a good number of them for the amount... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Great atmosphere. The staff are very friendly and gave simple and clear rules. They have a nice chill hangout spot and organized events. One staff member gave me free pizza and hanged out at night. This is a hostel and lived up to everything it promised. Of course your experience might vary depending on who your roomates, but considering the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I've been in town just for 2 nights, but it was awesome. A hostel in the purest definition of it. Clean restrooms, no shoes policy is good and help to keep the floor ok. The most positive point in my opinion is that they checked me in at 2 A.M and the dude was in a really great mood, usually... More 

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