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    Washington Plaza Hotel

    Washington Plaza Hotel

    10 Thomas Circle NW, Washington, DC
    The price is $149 per night from Jun 30 to Jul 1
    per night
    Jun 30 - Jul 1
    8.6/10 Excellent! (1,989 reviews)
    YOTEL Washington DC

    YOTEL Washington DC

    415 New Jersey Ave Nw, Washington, DC
    The price is $148 per night from Jun 4 to Jun 5
    per night
    Jun 4 - Jun 5
    8.2/10 Very Good! (902 reviews)
    citizenM Washington DC Capitol

    citizenM Washington DC Capitol

    550 School St SW, Washington, DC
    The price is $159 per night from Jun 4 to Jun 5
    per night
    Jun 4 - Jun 5
    9/10 Wonderful! (1,076 reviews)

Explore the nation’s capital on a budget with a Washington D.C. hostel vacation

Bordering Maryland and Virginia, Washington D.C. is a melting pot of American Pride. Where else can boast neoclassical monuments such as the Franklin D. Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson Memorials right on their doorstep? Best of all, Washington D.C. hostels are one of the most affordable accommodation options in the capital, so you won’t burn through your budget.

About Washington D.C. hostels

Whether you stay close to the Capitol or out in the quieter suburbs, a Washington D.C. hostel puts you in the heart of all the action. Choose from a range of hostel options, with many offering large kitchen areas, cosy common areas and family rooms. And don’t worry about leaving your pets at home – many Washington D.C. hostels are pet-friendly, too.

What to do in Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. is replete with iconic landmarks to visit. From the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I have a dream” speech, to the White House, one of the most photographed buildings in the world. At the end of the day, make your way to D.C’s oldest neighborhood, Georgetown, where cool, trendy bars are the order of the day.

Eating out

As the nation’s capital city, Washington D.C. boasts a huge range of eateries, from small diners to high-end restaurants. Just take a short walk from your Washington D.C. hostel to find a plethora of restaurants offering Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Lebanese cuisines, and more. Head to the West End or Dupont Circle for some of the very best in town, and don’t leave the capital without trying a half-smoke sausage in a bun – the best ones are available from food trucks in the National Mall.


Boutiques, malls and independent stores are dotted all over the capital, making this a veritable shopper’s paradise. On your Washington D.C. hostel stay, why don’t you head to Georgetown where stylish stores such as Billy Reid and Calypso St. Barth offer relaxed boho-chic essentials. For something a little different, make your way to Maryland where historic districts such as Ellicott City deliver speciality items, from handmade jewelry to unique boutiques.

Washington Hostels essential information

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8 Hostels
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U Street Hostel, Duo Housing Hostel, Duo Nomad, DC International Hostel 2, DC International Hostel 1, Capital View, Hostel Comfort Zone, Diplomatic Management