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HI - Washington DC Hostel

1009 11th Street, NW Washington, Washington DC, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.6km

Rating: 86% from 78 reviews

  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 88%Staff
  • 90%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 92%Location
  • 82%Value for money
  • 81%Facilities

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  • Lots of pros: super friendly staff, free breakfast, comfortable communal spaces, fantastic location next to a capital bikeshare rack or a 15 minute walk to the museums/monuments downtown. Only con: the internet, at least when I visited, was extremely slow. Would definitely stay here again.
  • 94%
  • 28 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • 89%
  • 26 Nov 2014 Anonymous China
  • The HI - Washington DC Hostel is located near Central Station. The staff in the hostel are very friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is excellent, security is excellent, and the location is perfect. The hostel provides free wifi, free breakfast, and free towel. The rooms are very large and the hostel has a large living room in the first floor where you can easily meet new friends. Overall, I highly recommend this hostel for both local and international students. Thanks!! A+
  • 97%
  • 20 Nov 2014 Anonymous USA
  • It is a great place to spend few days.
  • 83%
  • 20 Nov 2014 Anonymous Mexico
  • This was my first time on a hostel and it did live up to expectations. Location is perfect, ambient was very friendly and the night tour to the monuments (free!!) that they offer is a great moment to make new friends and share experiences. Thumbs up!
  • 100%
  • 16 Sep 2014 Anonymous Argentina
  • The staff was very helpful in answering my questions about the hostel and the DC area. This hostel has the best kitchen and system to keep it clean that I have seen at any other hostel at this time. The location is great being a short walk to the metro train station and interesting landmarks. The rooms are clean and the lockers inside the rooms are adequate for most luggage. There is extra storage in the basement for a fee as needed, which I did use.
  • 97%
  • 23 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
  • HI are big hostels (5-8 floors) so you're not expecting something "family-like". Facilities are OK (clean bathroom, wifi quite good actually, lockers in the room). Only one elevator for 8 floors, so slow... Events are good (we went to the baseball game one evening for $12). If you don't expect to spend too much time in the hostel during the evening, it does the job !
  • 69%
  • 22 Aug 2014 Alexandre France
  • HI is the best that you can find in terms of Hostels. I only stayed for 2 nights. The hostel is very well located, close to the bus station! I did not have time to have breakfast so I cannot tell you guys about that. The room and bathroom were clean.
  • 97%
  • 15 Aug 2014 Ana Clara Argentina
  • It was a good stay. Welcoming staff. Good security. And the program they had for the evenings was great.
  • 100%
  • 07 Aug 2014 Kjartan Alexander Norway
  • Very good security, and the facilities were very clean. Breakfast was ok - bagels/toast, cereal, apples, and that was basically it. About a 20 min. walk from the Mall, and just a few minutes' walk from the nearest metro stop.
  • 91%
  • 03 Aug 2014 Anonymous USA
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