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HI Knoxville Harpers Ferry

19123 Sandy Hook Road, Knoxville, MD 21758
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014
Victoria C Washington DC, District of Columbia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The hostel has a nice open floor plan in the common area between the kitchen, dining area, and hang out space so everyone can be doing different things but still all in the same room, which was good for a group. The hostel manager is incredibly nice and makes you feel at home. She spent an afternoon making cupcakes and... More

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Rochester, New York
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is a small (33 beds plus campground) seasonal (spring, summer, autumn) hostel. Groups can rent the entire hostel during the winter as well as during the "season." Clean, good hot water, and comfortable beds. The kitchen is immaculate. The common room/living room is comfortable and inviting. A computer with free WiFi and board games are available in the common... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

This is a quiet little hostel in the woods that feels like home. It's about a mile from downtown Harpers Ferry. The C&O Canal trail and AT pass by the hostel, but you have to cross the railroad tracks to take the short way there.

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Baltimore, Md
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Went here with ten Boy Scouts and tent camped. Went bicycle riding on the c&o. Loretta was very nice and welcoming. We cooked breakfast and dinner in their kitchen. They provided the pancake batter and add ins. Kitchen and bathrooms were clean. Nice screened pavilion for campers and volleyball net too. Would stay again.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I stayed at the HI Harpers Ferry Hostel recently with over 100 scouts and a dozen counselors. We had the whole place all to ourselves and it was a great experience for all. We set up 15 ten man tents for the kids in the yard and had a great view of the Potomack river from the hostel's location in... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

I went to Harper's Ferry for the weekend with my friend and we stayed at the HI- Harper's Ferry hostel for all three days we were there. We got a private room for a great price! The hostel was clean, and the staff was fantastic and very friendly! They treated us just like family! Loretta cooked us a wonderful meal... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Chose to get away from DC with my girlfriend for the weekend and needed a cheap place to stay. The Harpers Ferry Hostel was a great place for our short stay. The staff was friendly and helpful. I called and was able to reserve a private room for only $40.00 which is a great price. The Hostel is clean with... More

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53 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

drove from Dulles to here at 11pm Thursday night.Easy with GPS. Driveway entry is ( from Dulles) upward left turn through gates. Large flat car park at rear , with grassed flat yard. Can see the rivers from the rear property boundary. Very clean inside, great modern sperate toilets. Good kitchen & lounge. Twin bunked room was sufficient for 2... More

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Austin, TX
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2011

I'm surprised to see that others enjoyed this hostel--I was treated like a second class citizen during a stay here as a camper and it was the worst treatment I've ever received. I highly recommend you go to the Brunswick Family Campground instead (http://www.brunswickmd.gov/campground.htm) which seemed lovely and was much closer to the C&O trail! I had to pay $5... More

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Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

Beware camping at this hostel. You are not welcome generally. You can pay for bathroom access, but soon after doing this the staff decided that they would only allow us to use the bathroom once, although we were not previously informed of this policy. Apparently this is their new policy because they changed their signs the next morning to say... More

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Address: 19123 Sandy Hook Road, Knoxville, MD 21758
Location: United States > Maryland > Knoxville
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Number of rooms: 5
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