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Brantford, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their idea of 'secure luggage storage' was leaving bags sitting in a busy hallway. They claimed it was 'monitored' but I didn't see how; completely unacceptable. At one point I had a safety concern and went to the front desk to report it - it took several minutes for any of the FOUR staff members present to address me as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had such a great time at this hostel. When I originally arrived to DC I was Couch Surfing and it didn't work out. I found Downtown DC Hostel on Hostel Bookers and decided to give it a shot. Mike checked me in and kicked off happy hour with a much needed beer, after which I was invited to game... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great to discover Washington DC. (close to the station and touristical attractions). The staff is really frendly and helpfull for all questions. I spend 4 days other there & I completely recomand this hostel. There are free beer events every day. I had a lot of fun !! Thanks to Michael, Torrie & Craig for everything !

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for three nights and didn't find the place to be at all welcoming. The common area is by reception and it just didn't have a normal hostel vibe and didn't seem a place you could just sit and chill. The room looked like a prison and was absolutely boiling. The AC wasn't very effective and was loud.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

~Super friendly and easy going staff. ~No shoe policy is homey and clean ~Cleanliness abounds ~Fantastic location with a DC Streetcar stop right outside the door. This is convenient to go to Union Station where you can catch your ride home or a $1 Circulator Bus to the National Mall. ~Capital BikeShare station on 6th and 3rd streets. Literally 1-2... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

My friend and I were staying here for 3 nights over the 4th of July to celebrate in DC. It was my first time staying at a hostel and it was awesome! The beds were a little hard but I got used to that pretty fast and our roommates were never too loud. They have a small kitchen where you... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I saltwater for three nights this past week with a group of 10 university students. We had a good experience in the hostel! Rooms and bathrooms were clean, it was easy to get in and out, and everyone was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended for budget travelers looking to meet new friends and explore DC!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stayed at this hostel for almost a week. In that time, we got little to no sleep. They did not enforce quiet hours AT ALL. It's not unreasonable to want things to be quiet at 2,3,4 am. We were on the first floor, so if you have to stay here I would request to be on... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

An ok hostel but insanely overpriced for what it was - if it cost a quarter of what they charged I would give them a good review... But it was over $60 for a night on the top bunk of a kiddy bunkbed that shook when people climbed in/out and my legs had to hang over the bars on the... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We stayed in an 8 person room, it was my first hostel experience and I would definitely do it again. The room was clean, big enough and had AC. The location is easy to find and great as a starter point for discovering Washington. The staff (Ricky, Tori, Mike and Craig) are crazy 😃helpful, friendly and fun to hang out... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The iconic, trend-setting Washington DC House is still a 'Washington DC must' for travelers in the know. With a downtown location conveniently situated in a hip mixed use district, Washington DC House is surrounded by a plethora of shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. Washington DC buzzes from early morning until late night. Travelers are connected via 2 nearby metro stations, 3 bus routes, and a bike share program just a block away! At Washington DC House we aim to provide you with comfortable, affordable, and fun accommodations where you can feel at ease and meet fellow budget travelers in a lively and relaxed environment. We provide a unique backpacker experience which offers great facilities including internet, chill out areas, lockers, tourist information, internet access, movie nights, luggage storage, telephone facilities and much more. The rooms in our hostel are large, bright and spacious with modern decoration and interior. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Washington Hostel

Address: 506 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4338
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: $25 - $47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Downtown Washington Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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