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Featured Hostels in Washington

HI Washington DC - Hostel $119
HI Washington DC - Hostel

HI Washington DC - Hostel

1009 11th Street NW, Washington
     
    4.5
    of 5, from 2 reviews
    2.0 out of 5.0

    Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this eco-friendly hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of CityCenterDC, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and International Spy Museum. Capital One Arena and National Museum of Natural History are also within 6 mi (10 km).

    Duo Nomad $25
    Duo Nomad

    Duo Nomad

    1010 Pennsylvania Ave, SE, Washington
       
      1.0
      of 5, from 1 reviews
      2.0 out of 5.0

      Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Eastern Market, Washington Navy Yard, and Supreme Court of the United States. United States Capitol is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away.

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      Duo Housing Hostel

      Duo Housing Hostel

      1223 11th Street NW, Washington
         
        2.0 out of 5.0

        Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, International Spy Museum, and Capital One Arena. National Museum of Natural History and National Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

        HighRoad Hostel DC $119
        HighRoad Hostel DC

        HighRoad Hostel DC

        1804 Belmont Road NW, Washington
           
          5.0
          of 5, from 3 reviews
          2.0 out of 5.0

          Located in Adams Morgan, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Smithsonian's National Zoo, Dupont Circle, and White House. Smithsonian American Art Museum and Georgetown University are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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          Capital View

          Capital View

          301 I Street NW, Washington
             
            1.5 out of 5.0

            Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of National Building Museum, Capital One Arena, and International Spy Museum. Walter E. Washington Convention Center and United States Capitol are also within 6 mi (10 km).

            DC International Hostel 1 Get Rates
            DC International Hostel 1

            DC International Hostel 1

            1610 7th St NW, Washington
               
              2.0 out of 5.0

              Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Capital One Arena, and International Spy Museum. National Museum of Natural History and National Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

              DC Lofty $122
              DC Lofty

              DC Lofty

              1335 11th Street NW, Washington
                 
                2.0
                of 5, from 1 reviews
                2.0 out of 5.0

                Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, International Spy Museum, and Capital One Arena. National Museum of Natural History and National Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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                DC International Hostel 2

                DC International Hostel 2

                1418 9TH St NW, Washington
                   
                  2.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, International Spy Museum, and Capital One Arena. National Museum of Natural History and National Mall are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                  City House Hostel Washington DC Get Rates
                  City House Hostel Washington DC

                  City House Hostel Washington DC

                  506 H Street NE, Washington
                     
                    3.5
                    of 5, from 2 reviews
                    1.5 out of 5.0

                    Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Gallaudet University, Capital One Arena, and United States Capitol. Walter E. Washington Convention Center and International Spy Museum are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                    U Street Hostel $88
                    U Street Hostel

                    U Street Hostel

                    1931 13th St NW, Washington
                       
                      2.0 out of 5.0

                      Located in Northwest, this hostel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Lincoln Theater, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and Smithsonian's National Zoo. International Spy Museum and Capital One Arena are also within 6 mi (10 km).

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                      Diplomatic Management

                      Diplomatic Management

                      3305 13th Street NW, Washington
                         
                        2.0 out of 5.0

                        Located in Columbia Heights, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lincoln Theater, Smithsonian's National Zoo, and Howard University. Washington Hospital Center and Dupont Circle are also within 2 mi (3 km). Columbia Heights Station is 6 minutes by foot and Georgia Ave. Petworth Station is 11 minutes.

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                        Best Hostels in Washington

                        The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

                        Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

                        Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in Washington. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.


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                        Hamilton Hotel Washington DC $109
                        Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

                        Hamilton Hotel Washington DC

                        1001 14th St NW, Washington
                           
                          4.2
                          of 5, from 77 reviews
                          4.0 out of 5.0

                          This hotel is 5 blocks from the White House and 8 blocks from the National Mall. The Washington Monument, National World War II Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial are all about a mile away.

                          The Wink Hotel $99
                          The Wink Hotel

                          The Wink Hotel

                          1143 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington
                             
                            4.4
                            of 5, from 11 reviews
                            4.0 out of 5.0

                            Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of George Washington University Hospital, George Washington University, and White House. Lincoln Memorial and Walter E. Washington Convention Center are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                            Grand Hyatt Washington $149
                            Grand Hyatt Washington

                            Grand Hyatt Washington

                            1000 H Street NW, Washington
                               
                              4.3
                              of 5, from 149 reviews
                              4.0 out of 5.0

                              This Washington hotel sits just 4 blocks from the Capital One Arena, 6 blocks from the White House and just 7 blocks from the National Mall. The Smithsonian Museum and national monuments are nearby. In-lobby access to Metro Center also available.

                              POD DC $89
                              POD DC

                              POD DC

                              627 H Street NW, Washington
                                 
                                4.3
                                of 5, from 10 reviews
                                3.5 out of 5.0

                                Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Smithsonian American Art Museum, Capital One Arena, and International Spy Museum. Walter E. Washington Convention Center and National Museum of Natural History are also within 6 mi (10 km).