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HI Washington DC Hostel

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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“bed dorm”(23 reviews)
“free breakfast”(44 reviews)
“free activities”(8 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great location but the taxi driver from the airport couldn't find it and dumped us quite a walk away :( The room was fine (there was some noise from the street). The communal areas were kept clean. The guy at breakfast totally made the stay...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been more than 20 years since I first stayed at HI DC Hostel. Last time I stayed here, it was nearly 3 years. Though it does not change much from outside, I am glad that there are some improvement, even compared to 3...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a solo traveler this is good hostel for you to stay for few days. The only thing I was not comfortable with was the heater in my room didn’t work well, told the staff in the lobby twice but seemed it didn’t...More

1  Thank rinieva
Reviewed December 10, 2017

Staying at Hi Washington DC for me set the benchmark as to what Hostels should be. The staff were absolutely amazing - approachable, friendly and quite knowledgable. There was free breakfast available every day of just about every kind of food you could possibly think...More

1  Thank Constantine2996
Reviewed December 2, 2017

HI Washington is my favourite hostel I have ever been to. The bathrooms being down the hall from the room I was in, but that was the only fault I had. There were free group activities to do at night, my friend and I did...More

1  Thank Catherine E
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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Multilingual Staff
Details
Price range
$29 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
$29 - $135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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ValeGF
November 14, 2017|
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Response from tubdo55 | Reviewed this property |
The hostel offers a variety of actives that they post on a bulletin board in the lobby.There is a pub crawl, a visit, to George Town and the Lincoln Center.
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Sharon S
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
Hello, Sharon! This is Mark, and I work at HI Washington, DC (HI DC). Addison B had some very helpful advice. We have groups, large and small, stay with us from around the world, including Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you... More
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PeterYibo
April 24, 2017|
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Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
Hello, PeterYibo! My name is Mark, and I work at HI DC. We do allow 16- and 17-year-olds to stay at the hostel, but we need documented permission from your parent or guardian (we have a form called a Minor Authorization... More
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"Any bunkbed room is comfortable."
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"Ask for tours when you check in, they organise FREE tours thru third partners"
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"Talk to your roommates"
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"2 Person Queen private had a very comfortable bed!"
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