We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Capital Comfort Hostel

Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (9)
  • Excellent6%
  • Very good19%
  • Average17%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible39%
  • 19 Oct. 2017
    “Junk mattresses”
  • 22 Jan. 2017
    “Minimum Standard and Noisy Neighborhood”
1610 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-3204 See on map
Free Internet
2 Star accommodation
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
Reviews (48)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I mean this quite literally, as the owners have obviously sourced some of their mattresses from those tossed out as garbage by other people - details below. I chose to stay here because it was a half-mile walk from Union Station, and I was unwilling...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The hostel was generally clean and the location good, yet many aspects made the stay unpleasant. Nobody was at the counter until 1 PM on the weekends such that new visitors couldn't access. No paper towels the first day. No separation between men and women...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank jludewi1
Reviewed 25 October 2016

My flight was late and the train too, I went to the Hostel around 12 am, and after almost 2 hours calling the numbers of the hostel and almost freezing outside with 50 ªF the maintenance employee answered the phone , he join us in...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank Juan K
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Poor customer service. No night-time front desk attendant. I asked if the attendant could print a 3 page document and I would pay. There is a printer in the office. It was a nonconfidential document. He said no. My bus arrived later than originally planned...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank LaureninBoston
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Travellers, this IS a HOSTEL!! The prices are extremely reasonable. I booked initially for 4 days this past weekend in a 4 bed room, but ended up staying for a 5th. The staff was very cordial, especially the older gentleman that checked me in. He...More

Date of stay: July 2016
2  Thank TLeongnyc
View more reviews
Finding an ideal budget friendly hostel in Washington DC does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Capital Comfort Hostel, a nice option for travellers like you. More While at Capital Comfort Hostel, guests can go online with internet access. Nearby landmarks such as Union Station (2.1 km) and U.S. Capitol (2.8 km) make Capital Comfort Hostel a great place to stay when visiting Washington DC. When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out Le Diplomate, Sax Restaurant & Lounge, and Paul, which are some French restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike. If you’re looking for something to do, International Spy Museum (1.6 km), White House (2.0 km), and Ford's Theatre (1.7 km) are a nice way to spend some time, and they are all within walking distance of Capital Comfort Hostel. Capital Comfort Hostel puts the best of Washington DC at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Free Internet
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 36 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Hotel class
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 36 - USD 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Traveller (10)
Room & Suite (9)
Nearby HotelsSee all 148 nearby hotels
Cambria Hotel Washington, D.C. Convention Center
831 reviews
.34 km away
Courtyard by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
17 reviews
.82 km away
Residence Inn by Marriott Washington Downtown/Convention Center
8 reviews
.82 km away
The Eldon Luxury Suites
482 reviews
.86 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,751 nearby restaurants
255 reviews
.33 km away
Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant & Mart
108 reviews
.38 km away
Compass Coffee
62 reviews
.11 km away
Chaplin's Restaurant
81 reviews
.26 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,049 nearby attractions
African American Civil War Memorial & Museum
79 reviews
.61 km away
Howard Theatre
95 reviews
.43 km away
John Marshall Memorial Park
10 reviews
.68 km away
The Passenger
11 reviews
.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Capital Comfort Hostel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Check for a newer mattress and plywood under it before accepting a bed."
19 Oct. 2017
Read review
"I better to stay in another Hostel !!!"
24 Oct. 2016
Read review
"Pay attention to overall ratings and individual policies."
23 Sep. 2016
Read review
"There are basic dorm-style, air-conditioned rooms. This is a hostel, take what is available for this price..."
13 Jul. 2016
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing