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    Capitol City Hostel

    2411 Benning Rd NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4827
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    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
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    • Excellent24%
    • Very good31%
    • Average13%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible24%
    1 Jun 2016
    “The worst hostel I've been”
    4 Jul 2015
    “I wouldn't come back”
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    1 - 5 of 34 reviews

    Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

    This hostel is a house located on a nice neighborhood, very close to restaurants and at a walkable distance to the city's attractions. The accomodation is not good at all. The beds and building are old and not quite clean. The window's shades does not...More

    Thank RicardoBrasil88
    Reviewed 4 July 2015

    It cheaper than any other hostel in Washington so you can imagine what you'll get. It was better than I expected but still, if I ever go back to Washington I'd rather pay 40$ more and sleep in a real hostel. Breakfast is actually only...More

    Thank Flav3
    Reviewed 16 May 2015

    the management is super helpful and friendly. They gave us great suggestions and directions. The hostel is right by the bus stop which takes you directly into downtown to see the museums and monuments. Great big beds and good aircon. You get a discount if...More

    Thank 85Brei
    Reviewed 24 March 2015

    I Stayed at the Capitol City Hostel for 3 nights, in may 2009. Though Bill was very kind and helpfull and met some nice people, if I knew then what I knew now, I woudn't stay here. First of all is quite far from the...More

    1  Thank PedroGreen76
    Reviewed 24 February 2015

    We spent two nights here and that was enough. The neighborhood is pretty bad, we felt very unsafe even during daytime. The common area and the dorm rooms were not clean, the bathroom was even worse. All in all not a good experience, though it...More

    2  Thank Simi R
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    • 20
    • Location
    • United States >
    • District of Columbia >
    • Washington DC
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    "Share a bed to save dough"
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    "I'd insist on the quiet side, not the road"
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    "This is a hostel, not hotel, no swimming pool, no fitness center, But a practical low price of $20 for..."
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    "Don't miss the pakistani at the corner! Chicken kebob, what a treat."
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