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Downtown Washington Hostel

hotel Just over half a mile from Union Station in downtown Washington, D.C., this hostel provides free Wi-Fi access and dormitory rooms with air conditioning.

Most recent booking for this hotel was today at 18:56

Score from 141 reviews Very good 8/10

Capital View Hostel

hotel This Washington, DC hostel is located a 10-minute walk from the Union Station train and just under one mile from the Smithsonian Museums. Facilities include a common kitchen and free Wi-Fi.

Most recent booking for this hotel was today at 11:07

Score from 292 reviews Good 7.6/10

HI - Washington, DC Hostel

hotel This Washington, DC hostel features Wi-Fi access along with dormitory style rooms equipped with a locker, lamp, and shared bathroom. The Metro Center Metro Station is a 5-minute walk away.

Most recent booking for this hotel was 13 minutes ago

Score from 343 reviews Very good 8.1/10

Capital Comfort Hostel

hotel Capital Comfort Hostel is in Mount Vernon Square, just over half a mile from the DC convention center and the Old Dominion Brew House. Free Wi-Fi access is available.

Most recent booking for this hotel was today at 12:44

Score from 67 reviews Review score 5.6/10

Newest reviews for Loftstel

  • Anonymous
      Oman
    August 22, 2014

    Nothing

    Everything from room prices to rules. Only 2 bathrooms in the entire house!!! U hv to wait forever in a queue. Even the nearest grocery shop is 1 km far n that is organic! Expensive. Hostel dsnt give u even tea n coffee. Its not allowed to eat or drink even tea or coffee in rooms! U hv to take off ur shoes near the main door n walk to room n other areas barefeet. V.dangerous old staircase that needs repairs.

    2.5

  • Nathan
      United States of America
    July 22, 2014

    Best hostel I've been to in DC! The staff there were great. The hostel was just minutes from the metro station.

    10

  • Bessie
      United States of America
    July 12, 2014

    Very clean and well managed. Best priced hostel in DC.

    10

  • William
      United States of America
    July 4, 2014

    Everything was clean and organized. The house had a wonderful atmosphere and everyone was just so friendly. Best time I had in DC!

    10

  • Anonymous
      Switzerland
    June 26, 2014

    I met some nice people (but not traveller - they live there for e few months)

    really bad neighborhood - far away from anything - toooo expensive (25-30$ would be ok) - dirty rooms (the hostel "capital view" is much better ... for the half price)

    4.2

  • Brenda
      United States of America
    June 22, 2014

    The staff practiced elitism and racism.

    2.9

  • Eslam
      United States of America
    June 21, 2014

    I liked the friendliness of people I met at the hostel! I'm not talking about the staff though! Because they were a bit rough!

    The place was in a dangerous 'kinda' neighborhood! safety was important for me since I'm a traveler and i like hanging out all the time. Didn't wanna have problems on the street.

    5.4

  • Wenzhongli
      United States of America
    June 21, 2014

    The price is very fair and acceptable

    It's a little crowded. You have to stay with other five people in the same room.

    6.7

  • Virginie
      France
    May 18, 2014

    The spirit in the house... You feel more like in a flatshare than in a backpacker ! Comfy bed with a true cuilt !!!!

    7.9

  • Jeff
      United States of America
    April 16, 2014

    The manager and assistants are helpful and friendly to newly arriving travelers. The overall atmosphere is easygoing. The location is a short walk from several small grocery shops and convenience stores like CVS and 7 -11. There are also fast food and take out restaurants in the vicinity. A DC metro station is a 5 - 10 minute walk away depending on your route and speed which connects you to almost all the DC attractions and the train stations / airport. It is a good value and location for a budget conscious traveler and a you have the opportunity to meet other guests from different locations. I would stay there again.

    The 4 bathrooms get used by several guests. They are cleaned daily but still could benefit from being monitored a bit more frequently.

    7.9

  • Delfi
      Indonesia
    April 15, 2014

    I like the ambiance and guests cooperation.

    A bit far to the downton but you can take metro. No exchange money for paying cash.

    6.3

  • Luke
      Australia
    April 13, 2014

    Friendly staff.

    Couldn't offer decent maps for a traveller with no idea.

    7.5

  • 云龙
      China
    April 8, 2014

    Wireless should be better

    6.7

  • Mario
      United States of America
    April 5, 2014

    Tamara the manager is absolutely amazing, she made me feel like I was at home. I originally planned on staying for 2 weeks. I've decided to take advantage of loftstels long term option. I will be staying Here for 6 months. I'm just starting school here in DC and I appreciate a clean, welcoming and friendly house mates. The Resident Assistants are awesome, and there is always some type of an event going on here.

    Some of the short term guest were giving the manager Tamara a hard time, because she enforces the house rules

    10

  • Mari
      United States of America
    March 4, 2014

    The hostel was very clean and the people were friendly. Many people were staying long-term and were happy to share advice about where to go, etc. If you are staying long-term it would be a great place since you can wash laundry there and have a quiet place to study. They have strict rules about cleaning dishes, quiet hours after midnight, no drinking/smoking inside, which made it a very nice place to sleep (but it isn't a party hostel if that is what you are looking for).

    I thought breakfast was included--I'm pretty sure it said as much on the website--but that is definitely not the case. You have to bring your own food and your own lock if you would like a locker.

    8.3

  • Anonymous
      South Africa
    January 4, 2014

    Overall condition was good

    Staff noise in the lounge No alcohol allowed

    7.1

  • Eugene
      United States of America
    January 3, 2014

    price

    too noise and overloaded

    6.3

  • Anastasiya
      United States of America
    November 30, 2013

    Clean, separate rooms for quiet and social things, a bit far from the center

    It is an actual dormitory, where people live permanently. So when you arrive you have no space where to put your stuff at all. The main problem is that you have to have your own lock for the locker to close it. A lock is a rare thing to carry around while travelling unless you are in India. I chose this hostel for the lockers (no locks needed mentioned at booking or their website), although there were cheaper variants near the center where it was honestly mentioned that they have lockers and the locks are needed.

    6.7

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