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Downtown Washington Hostel

506 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 (National Mall)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My stay started out with me being very offended by the way the woman by the counter talked to me. she talked to me like I was a kid! I'm 26 years old and usually share a kitchens, bath and toilets with many others - believe me; I know how to behave! It was not just about their many many... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives - Short walk to Union Station - Staff very friendly and helpful, nice hang out area - Bus stop on doorstep for certain attractions - Some attractions very walkable (US capitol, smithsonians) - Big grocery store 2 minutes away Negatives - Security, no locks on room doors, only need keycode to access all rooms(not changed during my 5 day... More

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Auburn, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't a fan of the lady who checked me in at the front desk. She had a tendency to speak down to whoever she was helping. The cleaning lady's child was also yelling and screaming in the common room which made it hard to hear the laundry list of rules I had to go over during check-in. The facilities... More

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I very rarely write negative reviews but I was really disappointed by the lack of professionalism and unfriendliness of the hostel's manager. I have had the bad luck to have my passport along with some souvenirs that I bought during my trip thrown away by their staffs, assuming that it was a rubbish bag without checking the content inside. The... More

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Holderness, New Hampshire
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to be treat like a child, then this hostel is for you. Upon arrival we were bombarded with rules, such as no shoes (unnecessary in my opinion) and additional rules such as no stealing - inappropriate and unnerving. Security lacking, only a code to access the front door, anyone could just follow you in and your room... More

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Koronowo, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Realy good location, very close to union station and national mall. It's very cheap so don't expect any luxuries - 3 bed room was very small, not big enough to place your luggage ( you have to put it under the bed), room walls were very thin so you can hear everything form other rooms.There aren't enough bathrooms - sometimes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Very friendly, clean + quiet. The common room was away from the rooms + was like a home away from home with a huge comfy couch to chill out on. Highly recommend this place. The burgers at the bar 'Big Board' across the road were delicious. Thanks to AJ for suggestion.

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Munich, Germany
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The rooms are TINY, there was hardly space for me to climb to the top bunk because the beds were so close together. The security is poor, there is only a code for the door and the room doors do not have locks on them and the doors are often left hanging wide open so anyone could come in at... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We booked this at the very last minute after having cancelled at a different hostel and couldn't have been happier from the moment we walked in. The whole place was very clean and organised and the rooms were really well maintained. The location is great - 15 minutes maximum from the Union Square/National Mall area. If this gives you any... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Booked this hostel last minute, and from the minute we checked in absolutely loved it! Staff are easy going, super friendly and helpful! We had heaps of fun over the two nights we were there, and can certainly say that it's one of the best hostels I've stayed in. So hard to leave, I'll definitely be back!

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Address: 506 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > National Mall
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