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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, I have to repeat what others have reported here: The hostel has a problem with pests, and although they claim that they are doing something against it, those attempts seem half-hearted and the issue remains. They have a policy stating that there should be no food in the rooms - any traveler will understand that as a sensible rule...

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hostel because we saw good comments and ratings online but we do not understand! The rooms are really old (the painting is coming of the walls, the electricity outlets are old and don't look too safe, the cleaning is not done properly, etc.) and the staff is nice but look more like they are guests than actually...

Thank Morgane406
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Downtown Washington Hostel for two nights and couldn't have been happier with my experience. The hostel is very well located if you are planning to visit the city's most important sights, which are all at walkable distance. H Street is full of great restaurants, bars and big convenience stores (Giant, Whole Foods...) The Hostel is very...

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I woke up last night to squealing and scratching under my bunk bed, and it persisted all night. The next day the guy sleeping in the bunk next to me said he had tried to catch video of them while I was gone during the day, because there had been "at LEAST three of them INSIDE your suitcase". I had...

Thank Alexis H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Absolutely one of the best hostels I have had the pleasure of staying at. In particular, all the staff were absolutely committed to making sure everyone was having a good stay, and helping where possible! It should be noted that the hostel runs group activities every evening which helps in getting to know the other guests. The place was kept...

Thank jimboiuk
Reviewed January 1, 2017

I love this hostel, I love the spirit of the people that work there. This is the hostel to choose, if you are looking to meet people from all around the world and participate in fun events. The workers there are friendly and super nice. For example Andre took me and other people from the hostel all around downtown DC...

1Thank Rodrigo S
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

This hostel has good bedrooms, and it was clean. The issue with the hostel is the bathrooms; there just wasn't enough of them for the number of people staying there (you may have to wait a while to take a shower in the morning, as there are only a few showers/bathrooms for the whole hostel. For one of the days...

Thank Peter S
Reviewed November 30, 2016 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 November 14, 2016

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 ;)

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 7, 2016

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...

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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.

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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 Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: $30 - $95 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Note that only the private rooms have a lock on the door.”
 of 5 bubbles robinf904, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“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
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