Located in Adams Morgan, a really nice and lively area of Washington, which is why we chose this hostel. Surrounded by bars and restaurants...and a club...but I'll get back to that.
Stayed here for 2 nights in October with my boyfriend, in a private room, shared bathroom. The bedroom was large, and the bed ok, but the curtain to the window was shorn in half (quite literally), and there was dust and dirt all over the window sill. The bathroom next door to the room was actually relatively clean.
You must pay in cash upon arrival, and put down deposits for your room keys (which you aren't told about when booking through hostelworld), however the owner of the hostel was really friendly.
The hostel is not your average hostel, it is very small, and seems almost like someones run down home...and there were always boys on the sofas (someone has mentioned this in a review below), which doesn't sound odd, but is a little disconcerting.
We could have taken all this in our stride and enjoyed the hostel for what it was (real cheap in a great area) if it hadn't been for the fact our room was above a nightclub. It was the LOUDEST room I have ever attempted to sleep in. We actually laughed the first night when we came back to our room at 11pm, as it was so loud we may as well have been in the club ourselves. We had to leave and go to a bar till 2am, when it stopped, and then 3am the next night, just to avoid the noise.....not great!
Over all, this hostel could be brilliant as it is in such a nice location and the owner seems nice. But it was dishevelled, dirty, uncared for, and above a club (I guess double glazing could help this).
Don't stay here if you want sleep! Perfect for party goers.
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