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Washington International Student Center

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1 room 2 adults 0 children
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The Hamptons
Reviewed 14 February 2013

I understand some of the negative reviews, but they are exaggerated, and probably from travelers who have no business in a hostel in the first place. It is loud here at night, but only because it is located on a bustling strip of bars and clubs. The noise from the street is easily defeated with ear plugs. The owner is...

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Yueyang, Hunan Province, China
Reviewed 25 January 2013

Generally speaking this hostel is extremely excellent. I think so mainly because of its location--right located in Adams Morgan, the most intriguing district that embraces a vibrant diversity in DC! There are Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Arabic, and even Ethiopian restaurants right across the street! The most well-known music band and night clubs just several footsteps away! All kinds of grocery...

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Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2013

I booked this hostel only because at the last moment I had to find a place to sleep, and all the other hostels were already full. The owner and all the people who work at the "reception" are very unprofessional and rude. In the morning you always find people sleeping in the common room, the floor is covered with rubbish...

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1Thank Giacomo-Caria
Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 7 January 2013 via mobile

This place is interesting. The location is to die for nexted to the diner, clubs and good shopping as well as amenities like cvs and safeway. However, it is not so close to the metro. The actual hostel is not clean. The sheets do not fit thebed and it is greatly in need of a clean. Half the people who...

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2Thank Travelergirl998
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Located in Adams Morgan, a really nice and lively area of Washington, which is why we chose this hostel. Surrounded by bars and restaurants...and a club...but I'll get back to that. Stayed here for 2 nights in October with my boyfriend, in a private room, shared bathroom. The bedroom was large, and the bed ok, but the curtain to the...

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2Thank Ailidh S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The location was great, an easy bus ride or walk from the main attractions of Washington and the street itself has got loads of great restaurants and bars. The hostel mentions that it has free parking, which is a bit misleading - they have one pass to a nearby carpark, which is available on a first come first serve basis,...

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1Thank ed2369
Reviewed 16 September 2012

Obviously the location..is amazing!! The owners are chill and not uptight. I loved being able to step outside and be surrounded by great diners (you can find any type of cuisine you want) some vintage shops and super fun bars. I slept great and the bathrooms and bedrooms were adequate. Would definitely stay here again!

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liverpool
Reviewed 10 September 2012

Great location - right in the heart of Adams Morgan area but a dirty little hostel - no-one did any washing or tidying whist I was there and the kitchen remained untouched for a week. Forget the breakfast - do you want to scrape peanut butter out of a litre jar that's had god knows how many hands in it...

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Wales
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I'd like to first off say that after reading a lot of the reviews of this hostel, i feel the need to say that yes, this is not the Ritz Carlton. It isn't even a Days Inn motel. It is a dirt cheap hostel in the centre of DC, where you can bed down for less than $30 a night...

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1Thank MissWelshBackpacker
Udine, Italy
Reviewed 20 July 2012

The hostel is in a nice street fool of pubs and restaurants, but it's on second floor of one of these, so on week-ends the music under is very loud and stops late in the night. The living room is nice, there is free web connection or a payment pc location; who works at the reception are students, usually they...

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Additional Information about Washington International Student Center

Address: 2451 18th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2058
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Adams Morgan
Price Range: $41 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Alls rooms are ok there”
LaureninBoston, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The rooms facing the street can be loud at night but it didnt bother me”
maxwelll2013, 14 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you lock your door,that black guy that works there is creepy and I think a pervert.”
hyeninc, 18 Aug 2015 | Read review
“avoid at any cost. you are not safe even on a private room.”
PatriciaR805, 2 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Avoid it at any cost !”
George888888, 7 Sep 2014 | Read review
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