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Downtown Washington Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown D.C hostel was one of the greatest hostels I have ever been to. The staff treats you like family and assists you with any problems or issue regarding your stay. The atmosphere is pleasant and there is alot of free events going on such as free beer, karaoke and and comedy night. Every staff member has there unique personality...

Thank Sean V
Poznan, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Washington DC with friends for one night and I have to admit that this place is The best hostel I have ever been in, Super clean, perfect location and friendly atmosphere. Great people work there! B.Chicks ur the best ;)

Thank Joanna0001
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this hostel, we felt so welcome from the moment we came in. They leave little personal notes above your beds which is sweet for when you arrive. Beds were comfortable, rooms are clean and the bathrooms have everything you need. The social spaces were really good, with a fully equipped kitchen and nice big lounge area with a...

1Thank poppy g
Downtown Washin... H, General Manager at Downtown Washington Hostel, responded to this review

From all of us it was awesome having you both! Please come visit us again if your ever back in D.C.

Reviewed October 27, 2016

The hostel is located at convenient location however a little far from the union station. The staff is very friendly. The check in time is 3pm but they are very accommodating and let you keep your stuff inside. I reached the place at 7am and they let me to freshen up as well. The coffee is free. The rooms are...

Thank Shitij V
Florence, Italy
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I disagree with most of the negative comments here regarding the neighborhood and staff. Very well organized and positioned. My main reservation is it is just too small for the number of guests. The no shoes policy is actually quite good however the halls do smell like a gym locker. The rooms are small - only beds nothing to put...

Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I stayed for three nights on my own in an 8 bed dorm. The location is great, the rooms are clean and the staff are super helpful. It's not a party hostel, so if you're looking for somewhere to actually sleep this may be the place for you.

Thank Helen V
Trebnje, Slovenia
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for a week and I gotta say I really enjoyed it- at the end of my stay it almost felt like home. All of the staff is very friendly, outgoing and helpful (special shoutout to Ricky and Jude; they are the best). I met a bunch of great people from all over the world. they all made...

1Thank megy007
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Loved this hostel it was great!! I travelled here with friends and felt so safe and supported! Had an awesome time and was only a 5 minute walk to union station to catch the metro!! Thank you to the staff who made it great!

1Thank jession
Reviewed August 28, 2016

This is a great place to meet other travelers. If you value sleep don't sleep in the first floor next to the living room/check in area. The kitchen is cramped if you're trying to eat a meal at a normal time. It was a fun place, mostly younger adults from outside the U.S. (I meet one other American guest in...

Thank Zabrina G
Brantford, Canada
Reviewed August 13, 2016

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...

1Thank Alinka P
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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: $24 - $68 (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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“Second or third floor are better for sleeping”
 of 5 bubbles 683zabrinag, Aug 28, 2016 | Read review
“The more expensive dorms were no more spacious and had no better bathroom access than the cheaper dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles 940alinkap, Aug 13, 2016 | Read review
“Go for a dorm room. I paid $35 a night.”
 of 5 bubbles johnmB3517NI, Jul 19, 2016 | Read review
“Stay away, there are waaaay cheaper places”
 of 5 bubbles kjkdf, Jun 18, 2016 | Read review
“If possible ask for a room in the first floor”
 of 5 bubbles 135anjap, Jun 16, 2016 | Read review
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