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U Street Hostel
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$184 per night

Located in Northwest, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lincoln Theater, Walter E. Washington Convention Center and Howard University. White House and Smithsonian's ...

4.2/5Excellent! (74 reviews)

"Capsule is best bed More fridge space more kitchen"…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb,2020

U Street Hostel
DC International Hostel 1
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$50 per night

Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lincoln Theater, Walter E. Washington Convention Center and International Spy Museum. ...

3.2/5 (55 reviews)
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"Night place to stay"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jan,2020

DC International Hostel 1
DC International Hostel 2
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$43 per night

Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Lincoln Theater, Walter E. Washington Convention Center and International Spy Museum. ...

2.9/5 (77 reviews)

"This is a very nice place to stay while in Washington."…"

Reviewed on 12 Nov,2019

DC International Hostel 2
Duo Nomad
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$43 per night

Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Eastern Market, Washington Navy Yard and Supreme Court of the United States. United States Capitol ...

3.7/5Good! (54 reviews)

"Very cheap place but well kept and friendly people"…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar,2020

Duo Nomad
Duo Housing Hostel
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Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Walter E. Washington Convention Center, CityCenterDC and Washington D.C. Madame ...

4/5Very Good! (255 reviews)
Budget Friendly

"Nice budget friendly location."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar,2020

Duo Housing Hostel
HI Washington DC - Hostel
2 out of 5
1009 11th Street NW, Washington, DC
The price is SG$145 per night

Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this eco-friendly hostel is within a 10-minute walk of CityCenterDC, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and Washington ...

4.2/5Excellent! (486 reviews)

"Amazing atmosphere. Nearby subway station. Great neighbourhood and great tours"…"

Reviewed on 22 May,2020

HI Washington DC - Hostel
DC Lofty
2 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$184 per night

Located in Downtown Washington D.C., this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Walter E. Washington Convention Center and CityCenterDC. International Spy Museum ...

3.1/5 (96 reviews)

"The staff was great cool very down to earth everything was perfect for the price dc lofty was a blessing"…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar,2020

DC Lofty
Capital View
1.5 out of 5
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Located in Capitol Hill, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of National Building Museum, Capital One Arena and Walter E. Washington Convention Center. International ...

3.5/5Good! (69 reviews)

"The walking tour at night was awesome. The room was OK. It'll be better if you remind people to bring their own shampoo and body wash in your property description."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug,2019

Capital View
HighRoad Hostel DC
2 out of 5
1804 Belmont Road NW, Washington, DC
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Located in Adams Morgan, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Smithsonian's National Zoo and Dupont Circle. White House and Smithsonian American Art Museum are ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (326 reviews)

"Location, amenities, service all good. Everything is well organized and run."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar,2020

HighRoad Hostel DC
Hostel Comfort Zone
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Located in Northeast, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Gallaudet University, Washington Navy Yard and United States Capitol. Capital One Arena and International ...

1.8/5 (5 reviews)

"A LOT of work to be done at this Hostel. While the staff was friendly and helpful, the absence of amenities like a stove are key to have a successful hostel. There's a code to enter the property and all the rooms do not have a key or access code. There were several instances where other guests would ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jul,2019

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Diplomatic Management
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Located in Columbia Heights, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lincoln Theater and Howard University. Smithsonian's National Zoo and Washington Hospital Center ...

3.2/5 (20 reviews)
Beware...be aware confirmation means nothing.

"We arrived to find that confirmation did not mean anything and we had no room, and were told five others had booked or "overbooked" exactly the same room for the same date. This is not a service."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jul,2016

Diplomatic Management
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Yours Truly DC
Yours Truly DC
4 out of 5
The price is SG$124 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (19 reviews)

"Awesome hotel great location for price!! Loved the room very nice and cute and clean"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul,2020

Yours Truly DC
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
3.5 out of 5
The price is SG$195 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,577 reviews)

"Excellent hotel! Very beautiful and nice surroundings. There are a lot of restaurants and bars within the vicinity. Rooms are clean and if you have one with a view, the views are amazing. Nice front desk staff, but rooms are small for a Hyatt House. The Potmac water taxi is also within the vicinity, ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul,2020

Hyatt House Washington DC/The Wharf
The Westin Washington National Harbor
The Westin Washington National Harbor
4 out of 5
The price is SG$224 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (978 reviews)

"Nice hotel love the harbor view. Went for my husband’s birthday."…"

Reviewed on 1 Jul,2020

The Westin Washington National Harbor
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Washington, one of the 10 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Washington for good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out this destination's cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Washington?

Good weather's always better when you're discovering new places, so here's some information that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16° C and night-time temperatures average -2° C
  • April-June: 31° C is the daytime average and 6° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 14° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 23° C during the day and -1° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1008 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Washington?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places:

Top Sights
  • Ford's Theater
  • White House
  • United States Capitol
Natural Features
  • Franklin Square
  • Freedom Plaza
  • Ellipse
Cultural Attractions
  • Historical Society of Washington D.C.
  • Civilian Art Projects
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Overall, Washington is known for its:

  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Art
  • Parks
  • Theatre
  • Entertainment
  • Flowers
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants

How to Get to Washington and Around the Area

You'll find the nearest airport in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), located 3.8 mi (6.2 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is College Park, MD (CGS), which is 7.6 mi (12.2 km) away. Once you're on the ground, you may want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station and Center Station. If you're hoping to see more of the surrounding area, head over to Washington Union Station to catch a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Washington?
By going with a hostel, you can cut your spending on lodging and save more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its museums and monuments.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget-friendly prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Washington?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our guests and might be a good place to start: HI Washington DC - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Walter E. Washington Convention Center and CityCenterDC. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens. Duo Housing Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with desks and coffee/tea makers. Duo Nomad - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Eastern Market Station. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and air conditioning. Rooms come with showers. DC International Hostel 1 - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Shaw Station. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and laundry facilities. You’ll find showers in all rooms. U Street Hostel - 2-minute walk from U Street Station for easy access to public transport. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and linens.
What's the weather like in Washington?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for Washington is 1009 mm.
What is there to see and do in Washington?
In general, Washington is known for its museums, monuments and art. Major attractions include International Spy Museum, Capital One Arena and National Museum of Natural History. Get out into nature with places such as National Mall, Freedom Plaza and Korean War Veterans Memorial. Cultural attractions include National Museum of American History, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and Kennedy Center.
What's the best way to get around Washington?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National), 3.8 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall), which is 27 mi (43.4 km) away. When you’re out and about, you may want to make use of public transport. You can take advantage of metro transport at 7th St. Convention Center Station, Gallery Place Chinatown Station and Center Station. If you’re hoping to see more of the area, make your way to Washington Union Station to take a train.

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