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Best Washington, D.C. hostels

Most recommended Washington, D.C. hostels

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Highroad Washington DC - Washington, D.C. - Bedroom
Highroad Washington DC
9 Wonderful
Adams MorganC$ 286+
C$ 286+
Free Wi-Fi
Duo Nomad - Washington, D.C. - Living room
Duo Nomad
8.1 Very good
Capitol HillC$ 99+
C$ 99+
Free Wi-Fi
Diplomatic Management
Columbia HeightsC$ 349+
C$ 349+
Free Wi-Fi
Capital View Hostel
Mount Vernon SquareC$ 312+
C$ 312+
Free Wi-Fi
Hostel Comfort Zone
Capitol HillC$ 128+
C$ 128+
Free Wi-Fi
Cohi - 102
6.7 Okay
Columbia HeightsC$ 175+
C$ 175+
Free Wi-Fi

Washington, D.C. hostels near the city centre

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May Flower Hostel Llc - Washington, D.C.
May Flower Hostel Llc
5.5 Fair
Dupont CircleC$ 126+
C$ 126+
DC International Hostel 2 - Washington, D.C.
DC International Hostel 2
4.1 Mediocre
ShawC$ 49+
C$ 49+
Duo Housing
7.8 Good
Mount Vernon SquareC$ 83+
C$ 83+

How much is a Washington, D.C. hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

2 stars and below

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Low season

March

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 107

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 52
Cheapest month to stay with an average 33% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 53% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Washington, D.C.

Price per night / 3-star hostel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Top tips for finding Washington, D.C. hostel deals

  • Consider booking hostels within the city center if you want to stay in some of the best Washington hostels. One such hostel to check out is Highroad Hostel DC, centrally located in the city’s business and entertainment district. Highroad Hostel DC offers 24h reception, laundry facilities, spacious storage space, daily housekeeping, private bathrooms, privacy curtains, lockers, heating, and key card access. This establishment also offers a fully-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and coffee-making facilities.
  • For those visiting Washington on a budget, Duo Housing is the place to be. This cozy establishment is one of Washington hostels that offers affordable luxury with a satisfying mix of amenities like business center, room service, air conditioning, express checkout, an onsite mini-market, lockers, bathtub, shared lounge, grocery delivery, 24h front desk, and 24-hour security. It also offers board games, table tennis, karaoke, evening entertainment, and a library to keep you entertained throughout your stay.
  • Consider staying at City House Hostel Washington DC if you’re visiting with a group of friends. It’s located just a short drive from the city center of Washington and offers clean rooms that accommodate up to eight people, a shared bathroom, and a common area for TV. You will find a fully-stocked kitchen where you can make homemade meals, but there are also several restaurants where you can share meals or chat over some drinks. Moreover, the establishment organizes evening events and offers complimentary beer during happy hour.
  • For those looking for Washington hostels ideal for solo travelers, Hi- Washington DC Hostel has you covered. Whether you are on an official trip or just looking to explore Washington, this fine establishment is the place to be. It offers comfy single rooms with a private bathroom and single beds. You’re also welcome to make your meals at the establishment’s shared kitchen.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Washington, D.C., you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Washington, D.C. in March and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Washington, D.C. if you stay on a Thursday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Sunday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 28 days before your stay to get the best price for a Washington, D.C. hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Washington, D.C.

  • What are the best hostels near Walter E. Washington Convention Center?

    Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a popular area in Washington, D.C. and there are many hostels closeby. Check out DC International Hostel 2 or DC International Hostel 1 for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Washington, D.C.?

    Hostel prices in Washington, D.C. can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Washington, D.C. is C$ 106 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as C$ 23 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Washington, D.C.?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Washington, D.C. is C$ 106 compared to C$ 454 for a night in a hotel.

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City House Hostel Washington DC - Washington, D.C.
City House Hostel Washington DC
H Street CorridorC$ 1,261+
C$ 1,261+
Free Wi-Fi
Capital View Hostel - Washington, D.C.
Capital View Hostel
Mount Vernon SquareC$ 312+
C$ 312+
Free Wi-Fi
Duo Housing
7.8 Good
Mount Vernon SquareC$ 83+
C$ 83+
Free Wi-Fi
Highroad Washington DC
9 Wonderful
Adams MorganC$ 286+
C$ 286+
Free Wi-Fi

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