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Downtown Washington Hostel

506 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 (National Mall)
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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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed in this hostel with my travel partner in late august. From the moment we entered, sweaty, tired and well before check in, they were lovely, they offered us all of the downstairs communal area to sort our stuff out and regroup after the hectic journey. We were then given a map of the local area and told about... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable stay here for 2 nights in September. On arrival we had a warm welcome from 2 members of staff and were offered drinks. After checking in Mackenzie gave us a map and recommended where was best to visit on our one whole day to visit the city. It was a long walk but very worthwhile... More

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Wroclaw, Poland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really few bathroom, too little lockers... You're staying in Washington and you don't have locker? While hostel at my staying didn't seem that busy lockers were full. Cleaning lady who wakes you up... And it was my first time in a hostel where you shouldn't wear shoes, a bit strange, but okay. Guy who checked me in was really cool.... More

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

we were staying one night int this hostel, the room was clean, the bathroom also. the staff were so friendly specially Ysa, she help us to find a good coffee shop for breakfast and shared about many things to us. the only problem for us was we couldn't access the wifi from our room. because it was only in the... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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 July 7, 2014

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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

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