DC Lofty - Convention Center
Situated in Downtown DC you can walk to many historical sites.
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Our hours are from 9am to 10pm. Check-ins outside of those hours are allowed with a 24 hour self-check-in option, but must be explicitly approved by a manager. Contact us with exact time of arrival. Please do this at least 24 hours ahead of time. Late check-ins are not guaranteed, until they are set-up ($10 late fee).
No hassles, no hidden costs.
Maximum stay per year is 14 nights for any person.
DC sales tax is 14.5%
DC lofty is located on 1333 and 1335 11th street north west in Washington DC, only 10 minutes walking distance fromMt.Vernon/Convention center metro (GREEN, YELLOW lines)
Parking is $15/per night is available on “first comes, first served” basis.
Its historical building-no elevator.
Valid foreign/domestic passport or government id required to check-in, along with a valid credit card.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. (you can leave bags from 9am; latest 10pm). We do not allow local residents from DC, or MD and VA nearby areas.
Checkout time is 11:00 a.m.
Taxes are not included in the total price. They will be added upon arrival (14.5%)
Mature, quiet and respectful guests are preferred.
All of our guests must be over 18 years old.
Unfortunately, we do not usually accommodate seniors sixty five and over - however, it is case by case situation.
Also keep in mind that our bunk beds are designed for maximum weight of 240lbs. If you are over the limit you will stay on your own risk, and will be responsible and accountable for the consequences.
Smoking is not allowed in the building.
Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 will be billed to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed in the room.
Additional charges may also occur due to having other guests leave (harassment, etc.) - it's a shared environment so please be considerate.
No (extreme) physical intimate behavior allowed;
No excessive drinking allowed. Fine will apply.
No pets are allowed.
Cancellation and payment policy -
Cancellation and Payment Policy -
24 hr. cancelation policy; we must receive your email 1 day before your arrival day, end of the business day- by 6PM.
All cancellations MUST be emailed to us.
Reservations that have checked-in must notify us at least 3 days prior to departure time (once you have checked in). Any days within 3 days will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. Any cancellation of the day of Check-in will be charged the full night’s stay.
Please be courteous and inform us immediately of a cancellation or change in plans.
Group reservations policies vary and are will be listed in your group contact.
Upon arrival, full payment will be accepted in cash (US $) /traveler’s checks or credit cards visa/MasterCard/discover. We do not accept personal checks.
Group reservations (4 guests and more) will be charged 25% non-refundable deposit.
Quick: shoe-less hostel
Free wireless internet
Free public computers
Free phone calls in the US
Free cable TV on Big flat screen
Free detergent, softener & dryer sheets
Free towels & linen for your bed
Free modern gourmet kitchen with cookware & dinnerware
Free small storage
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Ceiling Fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
TAXES of 14.5% WILL BE ADDED UPON MAKING A RESERVATION
Our reception hours are from 10am to 10pm; check-in outside of these hours must be EXPLICITLY APPROVED by a manager. Please contact us at least 24 hours before your arrival time, there is a fee of $10 (per the whole reservation, irrelevant of people or nights). Your late check-in is not guaranteed until you have received and explicit confirmation from the management.
Taxes aren't included in the price; they'll be added upon check-in at a rate of 14.5%. We accept cash (USD), travellers' cheques and credit cards.
We have a three-day cancellation policy, once checked in. Cancellations received within 3 days of arrival will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. No-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of check-in will be charged for a full night's stay.
All groups (4+) are charged 15% of the total amount, prior to arrival. Small group reservations (4 - 10) have the same 24 hour cancellation period, but the 15% deposit is non-refundable within 3 days. Medium size groups (10-20) have a minimum of 1 week cancellation notice for 15% deposit, and 2 weeks for reservation fees. Large groups (20+) are required to inform us 2 weeks prior for 15% deposit refund, and 4+ weeks for reservation fees in advance for any cancellations (depending on size). Group reservations are not considered valid, unless the deposit is charged with sufficient time, ahead of arrival.
Valid credit card and passport or photo ID required at check-in.
Smoking isn't allowed. Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed.
We have a long-stay policy of a maximum of 7 days, unless the staff approve otherwise.
We do not allow DC residents, or those from the nearby MD or VA areas.
No pets, please.
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DC SALES TAX OF 14.5% IS ADDED UPON ARRIVAL
Our Location - Downtown DC
Bus 64, G8 stops next door
DC Lofty is located 5-9 minute walk from the Convention Center (Green/Yellow Line) metro. 1333-1335 11th st NW, Washington, DC 20001
(notice: North WEST, not NE for the street)
TAXES ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOTAL PRICE. THEY WILL BE ADDED UPON ARRIVAL(14.5%)
Directions from Convention Center - walk LEFT (west) on M street NW towards increasing numbers for cross-streets. Take a right turn on 11th st NW (after 2 blocks), and you will see DC LOFTY - Convention Center - on your right side. NOTICE AS IT IS THERE IS NO SIGN INSTALLED YET
Directions From Different Places:
CHINATOWN BUS STATION (about 15 minutes)
Take the China Town metro station Green/Yellow line towards Convention Center metro (1 metro stop). As you get out, follow the walking directions.
DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
At Curb 2E, take the 5A bus towards L'Efant Plaza Metro. At L'Efant Plaza, take the GREEN line metro to Convention Center metro station in the direction of GREENBELT. As you exit the metro, follow the walking directions.
REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT (about 30 minutes)
Take the YELLOW LINE Metro towards FORT TOTTEN to Convention Center metro station. As you exit the metro, follow the walking directions.
AMTRAK / UNION SQUARE (about 15 minutes)
Take the red line metro from UNION station to CHINA TOWN metro; transfer over to Green/Yellow metro in the direction of Convention Center. As you exit, follow the walking directions.
GREYOUND STATION (about 25 minutes)
Walk south towards the UNION STATION on 1st NE for 2-3 blocks to the Union Station metro entrance. Take the red line metro from UNION station to CHINA TOWN metro; transfer over to Green/Yellow metro in the direction of Convention Center. As you exit, follow the walking directions.
BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (about 1 hour)
Take the B30 bus towards GREENBELT station, and then take the GREEN line metro to Convention Center station in the direction of BRANCH AVENUE. As you exit, follow the walking directions.
1335 11th st NW, Washington, DC 20001
5 minutes walk from Convention Center metro.
- Buses traveling in all directions stop right outside
- Restaurants and Bars 2 blocks away
- Banks are 2 blocks away
- Food stores are 2 blocks away
- Exactly a mile to The White House.
- Few blocks to China Town/Verizon Center (entertainment, basketball games, ice hockey games, food, shops, movie theaters)
- Few blocks to Capitol, The National Mall and monuments