Downtown Washington Hostel
The iconic, trend-setting Downtown Washington Hostel is still a 'Washington DC must' for travelers in the know.
With a downtown location conveniently situated in a hip mixed use district, Downtown Washington Hostel 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 Downtown Washington Hostel 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.
Check in: 2pm (we are happy to keep guests' luggage, but arriving guests do not have access to the property until after 2pm on the day of their arrival/check in).
Check out: 11am – Please vacate your bed/room/house by 11am on your departure/final day (we are happy to keep guests' luggage, but departing guests do not have access to the property after 11am on the day of their check out).
All guests must be over the age of 18. Reservations are limited to 14 days per calender year.
All reservations must be secured with a valid credit card.
If you wish to cancel and receive a full refund for the amount charged by Downtown Washington Hostel you must contact us by email 2 days prior to your arrival.
All guests upon check in will be required to read and agree to the property rules; should the rules not be followed the guest may be asked to leave. All guests must present a valid government issued ID (passport or US driver's license).
There is a very strict 'NO DRUGS' policy anywhere on the property. Smoking is only allowed outside.
Non-paying guests are not allowed in any guest room.
Please be aware that there is an additional 14.5% tax that must be collected. This is in addition to the regular per night reservation fee.
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Outdoor Terrace
- Taxes not included
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 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.
All guests must be over the age of 18 unless prior approval is obtained.
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HOW TO FIND US:
Once you follow the directions below there are some landmarks you can use to find us!
1) Right beside a huge Pizza sign!
2) There is a glass door on the street then a bright green door on the interior!
3) There is a sign on the bright green door!
4) Take a peek at our photos - the building with its faux-stone construction is unique on H Street
5) Ensure you are in the 'North-East' ( or NE )
Directly in front of Union Station is 'Columbus Monument Drive'
Turn LEFT and follow the street until it dead ends ( 1 block )
Turn LEFT onto Union Station Drive - this will turn into F Street
After 2 blocks turn LEFT onto 3rd Street
Turn RIGHT onto H Street - 506 H Street NE is your home away from home!
Additionally, there are many taxi cabs in front of Union Station. It is only $6 USD for a trip to the hostel!
4 Blocks to Union Station
6 Blocks to the US Capital
6 Blocks to the world famous Smithsonian Museums
3 Blocks to the Atlas Theater
We are in the center of it all! Whether you want the hippest nightlife or the most educational day trips we are only a few short tree lined streets away from it all!