There a number of youth hostels in the Washington, DC area that provide cheap sleeping accommodations, as well as kitchens, wash rooms, and laundries. Many are located convenient to Washington, DC downtown attractions. These hostels are ideal places for the young and single to stay when they are new in town.
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Capitol City Hostel
2411 Benning Road NE, Washington, DC. The accommodations are dormatory style and located about 2 miles from the heart of Washington, DC, about a 15 minute bus ride.
Capital Comfort Hostel
1610 7th Street NW, Washington DC (877) 889-6499. Private and shared rooms available. Shaw neighborhood.
301 I Street NW, Washington DC (202) 450-3450. Affordable dorm-style or private bedroom setting with locations just a few blocks from the Chinatown and Convention Center.
1333 11th St. NW, Washington DC (202) 506-7106. Affordable, and luxury housing options in a convenient location near Logan Circle.
Duo Housing DC
1223 11th St NW, Washington DC (202) 640-3755. Located near the Washington Convention Center with new facilities and a rooftop deck.
Gallery Inn Hotel
1850 Florida Ave. NW Washington DC (202) 234-8788. Inexpensive accommodations near Dupont Circle.
300 Carroll St, 20012, NW, Washington, DC This historic building in Takoma Park has double balconies and a large garden area.
Hostelling International Washington, DC
1009 11th Street, NW Washington, DC (202) 737-2333. Dormitory style, affordable accommodations in clean, spacious, air-conditioned rooms.
International House of United Tel Inc.
1110 6th St. NW Washington, DC (518) 203-2086. The hostel provides student accommodation lodging for students. Private rooms.
Loftsel Washington DC
4115 8th Street NW, Washington DC. (202) 525-3357. Dormitory style rooms for students.
Washington International Student-Center
3504 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC (800) 567-4150, (202) 667-7681. Dormitory style accommodations in the heart of Adams Morgan, near shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
William Penn House
515 East Capitol St SE, Washington, DC (202) 543-5560 This is a Quaker seminar and hospitality center with shared accommodations located on Capitol Hill.
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