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Downtown Washington Hostel

506 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
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4 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a pretty unhappy experience in a UK hostel (Safestay York) I was a bit apprehensive about getting bitten twice but luckily my stay at the Downtown Hostel couldn't have been more different. The staff (all of them) were great - all the time - and most actually live on site and work for their lodging and often have other... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The bathroom was a little bit dirty but the bed was ok (clean). It was very loud in our room and it smelled not good (smoke). Typical hostel... we really had bad luck with the room mates! The employees were very nice and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After recently staying here we really enjoyed it. The staff are super friendly and made you feel at home even though we are thousands of miles away. I would highly recommend staying here. It's not the greatest of lay outs or modern, but the staff really make it a wonderful place.

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Purcellville, Virginia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed there for two nights and can recommend it. The feeling is great and they are very friendly. I stayed in a 12bed bedroom and met some really nice people. In the evening they had happy hour and we played drinking games and went out after that. Had a really good time :)

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Place has intense security, located down the road from Union Station, makes it a cheap alternative to the HI hostel. If you plan on only sleeping there, its ideal, however its a bit too small for its capacity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Like most of HI Hostels this hostel located in Washington DC, offers a nice location, friendly enviroment and Its not so far of The White House . I really liked of Washington D.C . I visited others places like Georgetown and Old Town Alexandria. I loved Alexandria. This place is sooo cute and charming. I must say that worth it... More 

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Really nice staff, relaxed travelers and a great stay. Hostel is 15 minutes walking from the hotspots in DC. Breakfast/lunch/dinner options are in the same street. Hostel is clean and I love the no-shoe policy.

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Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The hostel was very cool in terms of people and accommodations. The hostel team is perfect! There are some restaurantes and pubs very close, at the same street. The location is amazing. You can go walking to museus etc

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

Downtown DC was super- great facilities, free beer, free tea/coffee/hot chocolate and free laundry, great staff. The staff were super friendly and really helpful. It's in a pretty cool neighbourhood and within walking distance from all the important places. The happy hour and pub crawls were really fun and the staff created an atmosphere conducive to making friends- unlike other... More 

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Pickering, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Like: - Great games and activities = great atmosphere - VERY clean and well maintained - quiet dorm rooms - great location Dislike - shower heads were too low for me (I am 6ft) - quiet hours in the lobby (understandable because there are dorm rooms next to the lobby but better sound insulation would do the trick) - small... More 

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