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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. - Building
Highroad Washington DC
9 Wonderful
Adams Morgan638 ﷼+
638 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Duo Nomad - Washington, D.C. - Bedroom
Duo Nomad
8.1 Very good
Capitol Hill240 ﷼+
240 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Hi Washington DC Hostel
Mount Vernon Square172 ﷼+
172 ﷼+
Air Conditioning
Diplomatic Rowhouse
Columbia Heights963 ﷼+
963 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Downtown Washington Hostel
H Street Corridor3,486 ﷼+
3,486 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Capital View Hostel
Mount Vernon Square862 ﷼+
862 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
DC International Hostel 1
5.1 Fair
Shaw162 ﷼+
162 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Caravan Hostel DC
9.1 Wonderful
221 ﷼+
221 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Hostel Comfort Zone
Capitol Hill352 ﷼+
352 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi

Washington, D.C. hostels near the city center

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DC International Hostel 2 - Washington, D.C.
DC International Hostel 2
3.9 Poor
Shaw135 ﷼+
135 ﷼+
May Flower Hostel Llc - Washington, D.C.
May Flower Hostel Llc
Dupont Circle349 ﷼+
349 ﷼+
Duo Housing
7.8 Good
Mount Vernon Square206 ﷼+
206 ﷼+

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

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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Low season

January

High season

November

Average price (weeknight)

192 ﷼

Average price (weekend night)

216 ﷼
Cheapest month to stay with an average 49% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 153% 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 January 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 Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 0 days before your stay to get the best price for a Washington, D.C. hostel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hostel in Washington, D.C. found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was 218 ﷼, while the most expensive was 728 ﷼.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Washington, D.C. for 14 days.

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 95 ﷼ but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as 32 ﷼ 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 95 ﷼ compared to 363 ﷼ for a night in a hotel.

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Downtown Washington Hostel - Washington, D.C.
Downtown Washington Hostel
H Street Corridor3,486 ﷼+
3,486 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Capital View Hostel - Washington, D.C.
Capital View Hostel
Mount Vernon Square862 ﷼+
862 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Duo Housing
7.8 Good
Mount Vernon Square206 ﷼+
206 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
DC International Hostel 2
3.9 Poor
Shaw135 ﷼+
135 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Highroad Washington DC
9 Wonderful
Adams Morgan638 ﷼+
638 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Hi Washington DC Hostel
Mount Vernon Square172 ﷼+
172 ﷼+
Air Conditioning
DC International Hostel 1
5.1 Fair
Shaw162 ﷼+
162 ﷼+
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning

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