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DC Lofty

815 7th Street NE, Washington DC, DC DC 20001
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brecon, Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Located well to get to any bars and restaurants as well as seeing the sights of DC. Social space is small but still had some great times. Poker nights and watching films were easily done. Clean throughout but new area to keep shoes needs to be sorted ... Can smell a bit at door. Staff involved with guests and full... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Staff are nice and friendly if a little hard to find. Seemed to be a queue of people checking in and not enough staff to cover. Good location. Needs a lick of paint and updating. Very loud air conditioner and a broken warm tap in the shower that scolds you. I'd stay again but not soon.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I went here as part of a tour of the great north east. I enjoyed it for the most part, so no complaints! I especially loved the ambiance! How chic and retro! My family and I loved the stay for the most part and I'd definitely come back!

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29 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

we stayed there for 4 nights in a 6 mixed dorm. the only time we saw anyone that worked there, (that wasn't the cleaner) was when we checked in to give the money. the rooms them shelfs where ok, but on the carpeted area in the room was old toe nails!! they had a large group of people in, and... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stayed at the 4-bed female dorm, mid-June, where the weather was pretty warm. The dorm at the top of the stairs didn't have AC (well, they did, but you couldn't feel any air conditioning whatsoever), and during summer, it could be pretty nasty and HOTTTT. Had to ask for a fan instead. Also, there are no elevators, keep in mind... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We stayed at the hostel for 4 nights. It has all the facilities that you would need if you were travelling a lot. There are washers and driers, a tv, free computer access, outside area to sit in and plenty of organised events. The staff were all really helpful and very friendly. It was very easy to get around and... More 

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Oklahoma City
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I booked two nights and when I arrived there was no AC in my room (as advertised as an amenity) and after traveling for over 40 hours all I wanted was a hot shower and a bed. I got the bed at least but without AC I was miserable. A few hours later the manager came in with a handy... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

the big pros are the convenient location and the friendly staff. now, or course there we need to adjust our expectations when we go for budget accomodation. so if ot was just for the walls badly needing a coat of paint and the rundown carpet, this prperty would get four stars. But then the very uncomfortable matress in the private... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The staff were really friendly and helpful, helping to organise trips and activites in the hostel if you wanted to and give advice. The hostel isn't buzzing though, activities only run if people say they want to do it. The atmosphere is nice, everyone is pretty friendly and chatty. I loved having the kitchen (although there is no oven so... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Had a pleasant stay at this hostel. I didn't bring a lock or have money to buy one but all my possessions felt perfectly safe in the 8 bed mixed dorm i was staying in. a bit of a bother moving from one building to another during the winter to get to the kitchen. Also the door code resetting could... More 

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