Duo Housing DC

1223 11th St NW, Washington DC, USA, Distance from city centre: 0.8km
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Rating: 90%from 161 reviews

  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 95%Staff
  • 91%Security
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 88%Location
  • 90%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
Everything is all brand-new - we've got new bathrooms and a new media room!

We also have the cleanest rooms in DC because we have a policy of no shoes in the house and no food/eating in the guest rooms.

Check out what makes Duo Housing the #1 choice for students, travellers, and interns!

Interning or moving to Washington DC? Just exploring the United States Capitol? We're convenient to public transportation. This is the perfect housing alternative for international students and interns in any of the cities we service!

We're located just 15 minutes to the US Capitol and just five minutes to Chinatown and are surrounded by cafés, stores, shopping, and nightlife.

We serve a free daily hot breakfast and there's also free coffee and tea as well as free kitchen utensils if you want to cook for yourself.

Room rates include free bed linen, free bath towels, free maid service and a free lockable locker - bring your own lock!

There's also free Wi-Fi, free Internet, free computer usage, free use of our Nintendo Wii and free house events!

...and, of course, free meeting new friends. :) The big city is intimidating to new guests, but you can plan on making some great new friends. Many of our guests end up becoming friends and getting apartments together!

Duo Housing is designed to encourage interaction among our guests as much as possible. Our rooms are shared, as are the bathroom facilities, kitchens, and living rooms. The living room (or social room) has a huge 42" flat-screen TV, all the premium cable TV channels, DVD player, and a phone to call anywhere in the continental US.

Need some down time? There's a separate quiet study area, too.

What makes us different? The biggest difference is our hostels were started by people just like you and are run by people with needs just like yours. So instead of coming home from school or your internship to an impersonal warehouse of beds, you feel like you're coming home - you're staying with people who fast become your friends; you cook with people from all over the world; you get to learn and experience the city first-hand with friends.

Our friendly staff are on duty 24 hours a day to help you with anything you might need, whether it's directions or restaurant suggestions. This also means there's no lockout, you can check in anytime and there's security on the property 24/7.

Please note that we do not accept guests under the age of 18. All guests in a party must be over the age of 18.

Please read our Must-Read Hostel Info below before making a booking.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast not included
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Included
  • WII

Cancellation Policy

This 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 Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Taxes are not included in the rates shown online.

There is a government tax of 14.5% in Washington DC and 14% in Los Angeles; this shall be added to your balance upon payment.

All reservations are charged 48 hours in advance of your arrival. If your credit card information changes please contact us immediately. Any reservations with declined/expired credit cards are subject to termination. You must pay with a credit card. We do not have the facility to take any cash whatsoever. You will not be able to check in unless you are paying with a credit card.

There is a 14-night limit to your stay at Duo Housing—extensions are available with prior approval from Duo Housing management and require an out-of-state ID or passport.

There is a limit for reservations of 14 days in any given calendar year.

If you make a reservation that has a check-in date of less than 48 hours away, your credit card must be valid. If your credit card is declined upon processing (which happens within hours of your reservation being made), your reservation will be cancelled immediately.

We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night’s accommodation.

Any group of four or more guests must be prepaid seven days prior to your scheduled check-in date. Any group that wishes to cancel must cancel at least five days prior to your arrival.

You may leave your luggage with us any time on the day of your arrival, but may not spend time in the property until 3pm. Your bed will be ready by 3pm on the day of your check-in. We request that you vacate the property by 11am.

This means all of your belongings must be out of the room and you must vacate the property by 11am.

You may leave your luggage with us until 3pm on the day of your departure, but if your luggage stays past 3pm you will be charged the currently posted daily rate as a luggage storage fee. You are more than welcome to leave your luggage in our secure closet area while you spend the rest of the day in the city, but if you are checking out today, you must be out of the bed by 11am so we can change it for the next guest. The rules of the house shall be sent in your confirmation email. Please make note of them.

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From Dulles International Airport:
1. Bus Runs Every Hour!
2. On the Arrivals Level, down the ramp and exit
3. Curb Location 2E
4. Take Metro Bus 5A to Washington DC / L\'Enfant Plaza
5. Get off Bus at L\'Enfant Plaza
6. Take the YELLOW LINE Metro Train towards FORT TOTTEN
7. Get off at Mt. Vernon Sq / 7th St - Convention Center
8. Walk down M St TOWARDS 9th St ( this is on the other side of of the big convention center building! )
9. Walk 4 blocks
10. Turn Right on 11th Street
Duo Housing is on the RIGHT HAND side of the street - just look for our address!

From Reagan National Airport:
1. Take the YELLOW LINE Metro Train towards FORT TOTTEN
2. Get off at Mt. Vernon Sq / 7th St - Convention Center
3. Walk down M St TOWARDS 9th St ( this is on the other side of of the big convention center building! )
4. Walk 4 blocks
5. Turn Right on 11th Street
Duo Housing is on the RIGHT HAND side of the street - just look for our address!

By Metro:
1. We are off of the Mt. Vernon Sq 7th St / Convention Center Metro Stop
2. This the YELLOW and GREEN line
3. Get off the Mt Vernon Sq 7th St / Convention Center Metro Stop Walk down M St TOWARDS 9th St ( this is on the other side of of the big convention center building! )
4. Walk 4 blocks
5. Turn Right on 11th Street
6. Duo Housing is on the RIGHT HAND side of the street - just look for our address!

From union Station:
The Circulator Bus is a very inexpensive option to get from Union Station to Duo Housing.
The hours of operation are:
Every Day 7am - 9pm
Additional Night Service: Whitehaven to McPherson Square Metro
Sunday - Thursday 9pm - Midnight
Friday & Saturday 9pm - 2am
The Circulator stop at Union Station for this route is located on the bus level of the parking garage, accessible from the mezzanine level of the station.

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