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About Washington, DC
Washington, D.C. is the capital of the US and more than 170 foreign embassies, and a good number of Washington DC hostels. It is a planned garden city designed by French-born architect Pierre Charles L’Enfant and consists of four boroughs. If you are looking for a Washington DC hostel, try to stay in Capitol Hill or Dupont Circle. These are the most convenient bases if you are mainly interested in sights like the White House, the Supreme Court, and the National Museum of Art since they are all clustered around Constitution Avenue. Dupont Circle is a cosmopolitan borough and home to a lot of embassies whereas Capitol Hill boasts with numerous architectural highlights. If you do not mind being a bit farther away from the center, Adams-Morgan is a very lively and multicultural neighborhood with lots of art galleries and international eateries.
Getting around in Washington is easy since there is a comprehensive public transport system in place. The three close-by airports (Ronald Reagan, Dulles International, and Baltimore Washington) can all be accessed by train or bus so it's easy to get to a hostel in Washington DC from any of the airports.
While in Washington, visit the White House and indulge yourself by visiting several of Washington’s top-notch museums, such as the National Gallery of Art, the National Air and Space Museum, or the Smithsonian Institution. Take a walk through the streets of Dupont Circle and admire the foreign embassies and discover stunning architecture at Capitol Hill. If you have time and aren't yet ready to return to your hostel, see a performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts at night.
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HI - Washington DC Hostel
"HI - Washington, D.C. boasts both a good location and good atmosphere. The second after you enter the hall, you know they’ve been doing it for ages. Everything is very well organized and prepared for serving as many backpackers as possible. So the place is big and crowded and anonymous, however the staff is very nice and helpful. They organize a a daily program you can join to explore the city as the locals see it. The reception is...
Washington International Student Center
"Washington International Student Center is a great hostel if you're looking for a cheap place to stay in DC. It's also in the party district of Adams Morgan, so it's great for young, social travelers. It's not the most professional hostel and the building is old and not in the best condition, but it isn't the most expensive either. Also there is no elevator, though there are only two levels above the street level. The Location The...
Hostel Capitol City
"Although it is located in D.C.'s less desirable (for safety) Northeast quadrant, the Capitol City Hostel offers an much cheaper alternative than others in the U.S. Capitol. For safety reasons, there is no big hostel sign letting everyone know that this particular rowhouse (townhouse) is for tourists and backpackers. You can only identify it by the house number and a small sign notice beside the front door. Also, if you are arriving at night,...
International House of Washington
"… minutes away). In order to get the most out of DC, we recommend you plan to stay for at least three nights. There are many free places to go. Most museums are free and can take from 2 to 8 hours. Some people only stay one or two nights and are disappointed because they are rushed and can't do as many interesting and educational activities as they would like. Our manager formerly served in a number of US government agencies,...
"Hilltop Hostel isn't flash, but it's perfectly reasonable for a short stay, and is very close to public transport. The Location The hostel is located in Washington, DC, in a suburb called Takoma. Getting there from the Amtrak is very easy -- just jump on a red line metro train and head to Takoma station, and walk three hundred feet and you're there. There is a 7/11 across the road, a jazz club up the road, and plenty of cafes and...
William Penn House
"Walking along the E Capitol Street SE, you can find many exquisite, colorful houses, and William Penn House is one of them -- peaceful and quiet. From the house, it's about fifteen minutes' walk to the back of the Capitol Building, and another five minutes to the front of it. However, the transportation is not so convenient, as the nearest metro station is about five blocks away. (the blocks in Washington, D.C., are quite large). Thus, it is...
Loftstel - Washington DC
"Was ok - Loftstel seemed great at first. The staff were friendly and fun and really made you feel at home. Things went downhill after the first couple of days. Kylee -- who i think was in charge -- was not nice and made me feel uncomfortable. Kur'sat was cool. Andy was cool as well. Bobbie was not very friendly and acted like she was to cool as well. The neighborhood is not safe at all. People were shot up and down the street and right...
DC Lofty - Convention Center
"DC Lofty - Convention Center is not outstanding by any means, but it is a perfectly pleasant stay, especially for people who are used to regular hosteling. The Location The hostel is a good thirty minutes' hike with heavy rucksacks from either the Greyhound or Amtrak terminals. Try to aim for Massachusetts Avenue if on foot and turn off to Eleventh street. It may be best to just take a cab as the area directly west from the bus terminal...
Duo Housing Washington DC
"Great, close to everything, clean - Definitely recommended if visiting downtown DC." … "First ever hostel experience - People are friendly and the place is clean. However it would be nice if they had a few extra locks lying around for people who do not carry locks with them." … "Interesting ... - I would have given it more stars if the staff were better! Let me break it down: You get into the hostel and the manager starts...
Capital View Hostel
"Clean and Comfortable - I just stay there for one day. But the hostel was awesome. You need to take off your shoes when get into hostel. Hostel is clean, just walking three Big Block to Union Station or China town. I really like that place. Awesome." … "… keep in mind that our bunk beds are designed for maximum weight of 250lbs. If you are over the limit you will stay on your own risk, and will be responsible and accountable...
Downtown Washington Hostel
"Small, crowded, unfriendly host, no subway or bus station nearby. - First request on arrival was to take my shoes off, before they even said hello. The rooms are small and crowded. The owner can be very grumpy with a bad temper. Long walk to the National Mall, no subway or bus station nearby." … "… 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...
Capital Comfort Hostel
"AWFUL - the pictures in the website are different from the real ones. Actually they have two or three places so be sure which one are you selecting. Mine was awful. The kitchen is not equipped and so small, no microwave, no cups ... so at least bring your cup. Even for your breakfast you should go out there is no coffee maker. There is no desk, table and chair. Just a bed which is crazy. The common area, dont think about it. no common area so...
Canal Inn Georgetown
"Newly Constructed in 2012, Canal Inn Georgetown offers Clean and Affordable accommodations for business and leisure travelers. Right next to the charming and historic C & O canal, guests have a water veiw from every room in the hotel and from our balconies. We can accommodate individual travelers and large families. Our designer rooms are clean and comfortable with TVs with Arabic, Spanish, and other International channels. Continental...
"… Metro and a bus stop right outside. FREE unlimited high-speed Internet access throughout FREE lockers (bring your own lock) FREE public computers FREE Wi-fi FREE towels, linens, bedding FREE maps FREE use of kitchen FREE world phone usage (end of 2012) Parking is extra $10-$15 per night if availability allows FREE luggage storage from 9am to 5pm No elevator in this building. Policy - Valid foreign/domestic...
"Diplomatic Stay may be one of the best-looking hostels in the world. Previously a B&B, this place has been converted into a classy hostel by three young guys in their early twenties. The Location The location is safe but quite far from the center. You can catch buses 52, 53, or 54 to get to the center of the city within about forty minutes' ride. There is also a major shopping center with a supermarket about ten minutes away by bus if...
"Great place to stay! - The staff is great and the house is very comfortable!" … "Great place, great location, cheap, really nice for money - Great place, great location, cheap, really nice for money, Definitely recommended if visiting downtown DC." … "Don't Settle for this Hostel - The website is terribly misleading. There is no air conditioning and very few rooms have lockers for guests. The staff is often times rude and...
Aunt Beas Little White House
"… Monastery, Childrens Hospital. Many resturants, drug stores and other services can be found within two blocks. **Please email before us before arrival to confirm your reservation** Please note: Check in is at 4.00pm, you may drop your luggage off earlier than that if needed. We will make special arrangements to check in after 9PM by email or phone but after 11:00PM we will need to charge a $20.00 late check in fee to pay...
Serenity Bay Homestay
"… Monument: 32 mi. / 49 minutesMaryland Live! Casino: 37 mi. / 50 minutesArlington National Cemetery: 35 mi. / 51 minutesKennedy Center: 34 mi. / 54 minutesHistoric Mount Vernon: 40 mi. / 55 minutesNational Aquarium of Baltimore: 43 mi. / 1 hourHistoric Ellicott City: 49 mi. / 1 hourOcean City, Maryland beaches: 134 mi. / 2.5 hoursTransportation Destinations:Branch Avenue Metro Station: 26 mi. / 37 minutesUnion Station (Amtrak): 31...
Emerson House Bed & Breakfast
"… A grocery store is a 20 min walk (Giant) and a most popular restaurant (McDonald's) is 3 minutes from the apartment. Please note:Cancellation Policy: 2 days before the arrivalMinimum Stay: 2 nightsCheck In: from 7:00 am to 8:00 am and between 6:00 pm and 10:00 pmPlease contact us beforehand to arrange the Check In!Method of Payment upon the arrival: Cash, Credit Cards (there is a surcharge of 2.75 % if paying by Credit...
"Great service. good distance from all the major things in Washington DC." … "Convenience and safety - The Braxton Hotel is in a great location, we walked to the White House in about ten minutes and is also near Scotts and Dupont Circle. The room was basic but clean and the bathroom was newly renovated. Overall very happy with the experience considering it was very cheap compared with other hotels in the area. The breakfast in the...
AAE Allen Lee Washington DC
"Simple, good and affordable - The room was small but in good shape. The bed was comfortable and the bathroom was nice with plenty of hot water. I'd be surprised if you could find better in the same price range and location. Perfect if you just need a place to spend a few nights, but not very cozy if you are planning a longer stay." … "Great location, basic comfort, taxes not included in the price - Good location with easy access to...
Comfort Inn & Suites Hotel
"… spacious guest rooms come equipped with microwaves, flat-screen televisions, coffee makers, hair dryers, refrigerators, irons, ironing boards and cable television with free HBO. Some rooms feature whirlpool bathtubs. Connecting and non-smoking rooms can be requested. Laundry facilities and valet cleaning services are available for added guest convenience. Whether traveling for business or vacationing with the family, the...
Capitol Skyline Hotel
"… use and a complimentary shuttle to downtown sites (drop-off only). An excellent choice of Washington DC hotels for meetings, the Capitol Skyline Hotel offers 5,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space perfect for wedding celebrations, business meetings, corporate events, or conferences. Plan your next Washington, DC meeting or special DC event at the Capitol Skyline Hotel. Enjoy home–style American cuisine at the...
Red Roof Inn - Rockville
"… access. The Red Roof Inn also offers limited shuttle service to the metro station. All rooms offer T-Mobile high speed internet access (a daily fee may apply), in-room safes, and dining delivery service available at a nominal fee. One well-behaved family pet per room is welcome. All the rooms have contemporary furniture, new bathrooms with granite countertops, and a comfortable easy chair. This location offers “On Command Video”...
"… a charming thirty eight-room European style hotel conveniently located on 16th Street a few blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station, and various restaurants and cafes. The Embassy Inn and Windsor Inn Hotels victorian style rooms and Suites are elegantly appointed. All our rooms are equipped with a direct line telephone, satellite TV channels, hair dryer, and safe deposit boxes are available at the front desk. A wide range of...
Windsor Inn Hotel
"… apartment house. However, in the late 1920’s, it was converted into a thirty-room tourist hotel. In 1986, it was re-open with additional nine room annex. Today, the Windsor Inn is a hotel that exudes elegance and luxury with its 46 newly renovated rooms. Tourists, as well as business travelers, seek out the Windsor Inn for its comfort, location, and value. It provides great amenities, not limited to, but includes: - Complimentary,...
"… for the weekend or a week, on a business trip or family holiday, the 250 room Comfort Inn offers quality accommodations at an affordable price, plus all the extra touches that make us unquestionably the best value hotel in the Northern Virginia area. Guests can relax in our contemporary style rooms and suites, some with king size beds. Wake up to the smell of fresh coffee and indulge yourself in our Complimentary Deluxe Continental...
Quality Inn - Mount Vernon/Washington
"… This Alexandria, VA hotel offers many full-service amenities and features including free continental breakfast, free parking, free coffee, free local calls and free USA Today. Guests will enjoy relaxing in the seasonal outdoor pool and picnic area. Business travelers will appreciate conveniences like free wireless Internet access in all rooms and access to fax and copy services, along with lobby computer and printer. Pets are...
"… bed, or one king bed are available. 24-hour multilingual front desk staff are pleased to assist guests, and outstanding pub and fine dining fare are available at our on-site Bier Baron Restaurant & Tavern. Live music is performed on weekends, and sports events are shown on giant screens. A hot breakfast buffet is available for purchase daily.Please note:We accept credit cards, debit cards, and cash upon arrival Check in:...
Metro Points Hotel
"… )" … "Just off the Capital Beltway 495 Take Exit 20 B" Annaplois Road, New Carrollton MD 2078 Turn right into 85th Ave and hotel on the right" … 8500 Annapolis Road
The Washington Loftstel
"Our facility occupies an entire residential unit. Rooms are outfitted with twin sized bunk beds, and linens are provided. Each floor has its own bathroom, and there is a large common kitchen and living space." … "We are located a short walking distance away from the Brookland-CUA Metro stop on the Red Line. The hostel is in a quiet, residential neighborhood in Northeast Washington." … 2951 Mills Avenue NE
"… FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU!!!!!!!!!!!Payment is due upon arrival. Check-In is by your arrival time, Check Out is 10AM. Please confirm your arrival time with us at least 24 hours before your visit by calling or email. All guests are to clean up after themselves and return unit to original condition.** PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A $25 fee for ARRIVALS BETWEEN 7PM-11PM***Expected Behaviors:1. Guests must clean-up after themselves...
Washington DC Guesthouse
"… be made. If we do not receive your payment on time, your reservation will be cancelled. Internet access(WiFi) in room and lobby. Desk top computer and internet use free. NO printing services provided at this time. BILLING AMD PAYMENT --------------------------------- Your balance payment does not include tax. A sale tax of 14.50% will be added to your balance on arrival and at check-in. SAFETY ___________ Recent...
Motel 6 Washington DC SW-Springfield
"… Washington DC SW-Springfield,VA in Springfield, VirginiaThis Motel 6 is located within 1 mile of many great restaurants. Area attractions include the White House-13 miles, Dulles International Airport-20 miles, and Six Flags America-28 miles.Local Business / AttractionsGeorge Mason University: 9.5 miSmithsonian Institute: 12.9 miWhite House: 13.4 miNational Zoological Park: 15.1 miNorthern Virginia Community College: 22.2...
Washington, DC Travel Tips & Suggestions
The monuments are beautiful at night! Also, during the summer, check out the internationally focused fairs by the National Art Museum/on the National Mall. There was one for Israel and one for the Philippines while I was there and they had concerts and delicious, authentic cuisine! There are jazz nights on the National Archives too -- all free -- and the sangria you can buy there is delicious.
If you are looking for a cheap vacation, this is it! All the museums, monuments, and a great zoo -- totally free. You can find cheap good eats everywhere and for the cost of a day pass on the Metro or a great pair of walking shoes you can get everywhere!
I think it's awesome. I liked it.
— billy bob joe
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