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    HI Washington DC Hostel

    1009 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4409
    (202) 335-6763
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    • Excellent31%
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    “bed dorm” (23 reviews)
    “free breakfast” (42 reviews)
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    Reviewed 16 September 2017

    First, the hostel is not bad for being a big place for a lot of people; the eating area was packed during breakfast. Second, I was in town for Memorial Day weekend in 2015 (NOT IN OCTOBER 2016); which explains the amount of people that...More

    Thank 877johnnyj
    Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 18 September 2017

    877johnnyj: It was a great lift this morning, reading your review. Thanks for taking the time to tell us about all of the aspects you enjoyed last year, when you stayed with us. We also appreciate the 5-star rating! ~ Mark

    Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

    This was my first time staying at a hostel and they have set the bar very high. The staff was welcoming and the place was very clean. The rooms were big enough to have 2 sets of bunk beds a locker and room to get...More

    Thank gregthenewguy
    Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 6 September 2017

    GregTheNewGuy: Now that's high praise, indeed! We're elated that you chose us for your first hostel experience...and that you had a superb time! Even though we at HI DC do all that we can to make for great memories, we know that it's always the...More

    Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

    I've been in hostels across Asia and Europe but this is definitely the best I've been in so far. Great location, approachable staff, awesome breakfast, friendly atmosphere, and all the facilities that a backpacker would wish for. The only thing i could complain about was...More

    Thank Dongxing S
    Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 25 August 2017

    Dongxing S: Woo-hoo! That's terrific! The HI DC Team is dedicated to creating wonderful memories, and they'll be thrilled to read your note. I'll check on the free Wi-Fi. It tends to be really good for normal activities, like surfing the internet, email, and uploading...More

    Reviewed 20 August 2017

    This is my second time staying at this hostel. I first stayed here last Spring and was so impressed that I chose it again this time around. It's definitely my favorite hostel in the USA owing to the high quality of the service that is...More

    1  Thank nitronium
    Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 25 August 2017

    nitronium: Cheers! We're thrilled that we're your favorite hostel in the US! Thanks so much for the thorough review and 5-star rating! We also appreciate your suggestions for improvement. There have been a few comments about the plugs in the bed lamps. We're changing them...More

    Reviewed 5 August 2017

    Staff was very nice, the breakfast is great (like, there is enough food for everyone), it is mostly a continental breakfast. My room was nice, the bed was comfortable and we had AC so it was very comfortable temperature wise. Location is good too, you...More

    Thank Yesssie27
    Response from Mark-GM, General Manager at HI Washington DC HostelResponded 9 August 2017

    Yesssie27: We're so happy that you enjoyed your home base at HI DC while visiting our wonderful city! Thanks for the note and the 5-star review! The HI DC Team makes me proud every day, and it's an uplifting feeling to read that we're delivering...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • USD 29 - USD 135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 42
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    ValeGF
    15 November 2017|
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    Response from tubdo55 | Reviewed this property |
    The hostel offers a variety of actives that they post on a bulletin board in the lobby.There is a pub crawl, a visit, to George Town and the Lincoln Center.
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    Sharon S
    6 August 2017|
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    Response from Mark-GM | Property representative |
    Hello, Sharon! This is Mark, and I work at HI Washington, DC (HI DC). Addison B had some very helpful advice. We have groups, large and small, stay with us from around the world, including Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. If you... More
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    PeterYibo
    25 April 2017|
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    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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