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    HI Washington DC Hostel

    1009 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4409
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          “bed dorm” (23 reviews)
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          Reviewed 14 May 2015

          I needed a cheap place to stay in D.C. and figured a hostel was my best option. For $40 I got a women's 8-bed shared dorm. I wasn't sure what to expect but I must admit I was pleasantly pleased. The service is friendly and...More

          3  Thank ang3ldu5t
          Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 16 May 2015

          ang3ldu5t: Welcome to the wacky and wonderful world of hostelling! The whole hostel team is jazzed that you chose us for your fist hostel stay. Reading about your experience, it seems like you figured out how it all works very well. Nicely done! I read...More

          Reviewed 12 May 2015

          Great location for touring the city, have stayed in a few HI Hostels and this one was up to standard. They also arranged tours of the city which ended up in a few bars at the end, I would recommend to meet others.More

          1  Thank Purpleknight1
          Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 16 May 2015

          Purpleknight1: Glad to know that the HI reputation is alive and well, and that we lived up to the hype! It's true, that our activities and tours are one of the best aspects of staying with us. All of the credit goes to our dedicated...More

          Reviewed 6 May 2015

          I've used many HI Hostels and as expected I was not disappointed by this one. Although an older building, everything was clean and tidy, the staff were very friendly and extremely helpful. I slept in a four bed dormitory with girls of three other nationalities,...More

          1  Thank figgy66
          Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 16 May 2015

          figgy66: Oh, yeah! DC has loads of cool things to do, and you should definitely come back...and stay with us, of course! Thank you for all of the positive comments about the cleanliness, staff, location, and fantastic people you met here. That's what we're all...More

          Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

          We spent 3 nights at the hostel. The staff were really friendly and helpful, they had free local tours, which were well advertised and the included breakfast was great, plus the free fruit available at reception was an added bonus. Only downsides were that the...More

          1  Thank tmtraveller14
          Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 16 May 2015

          tmtraveller14: It's great to hear that you had a great stay! Thanks for compliments to our Staff and Volunteers (who lead our events)! And we'll get right on that squeaky bed issue. That should be easy enough to fix -- just tighten some screws. ~...More

          Reviewed 2 May 2015

          A hassle but I would stay there again if in DC. You just can't beat that location and price. Pros: Location, location, location. Price. Lots of activities. Cons: When taking out groups of people new to the city for night tours, don't abandon them at...More

          Thank SEAMONKEYINK
          Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 16 May 2015

          SEAMONKEYINK: I'm glad to read that there were some enjoyable parts to your stay with us, particularly the location and value. Thank you for sharing those. Also on the plus side, the elevator upgrade is finished, and the new one is working like a champ!...More

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          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Breakfast included
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$ 33 - US$ 134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 42
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          PeterYibo
          Hi. I am 16 years old washing to stay in DC for one night just for visa application at the french embassy. Is it allowed for minor to stay alone? My parents have consented with this plan. Also I'm hoping to take the metro-bus. Is there places to buy the tickets close to this hostel? Thank You
          24 April 2017|
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          Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
          Hello, PeterYibo! My name is Mark, and I work at HI DC. We do allow 16- and 17-year-olds to stay at the hostel, but we need documented permission from your parent or guardian (we have a form called a Minor Authorization... More
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          samj8731
          hello, im coming to stay on the 20th march for a few days just have a few questions - how many plug sockets are their available in a room just wondering if its gonna be a problem when having to charge stuff up - how many toilets and showers are there on each floor - will the team members be able to advise on any good shows to see while there and how to book? - i plan on visiting all the amazing historical sites and museums but is Georgetown the best place to shop and how easy is it to get there. thanks in advance x
          12 March 2017|
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          Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
          samj8731: My name is Mark, and I work at the hostel. Those are great questions. Jeremiah A is correct...FrugaliciousDiva has all of the right info! Each bed has a bed lamp with 2 plugs; the lamp itself doubles as a shelf... More
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          rw2830
          “Solo female traveller what is security / access to get into the room and amenities??”
          29 January 2017|
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          Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
          Hello, rw2830! My name is Mark, and work at HI DC. Thank you to both Ivo468 and Jeremiah A for your very helpful responses. Let's address security. Yes, upon check-in, each hosteller receives a key card that provides 3... More
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