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HI Washington DC Hostel

Permanently Closed

The hostel is no longer accepting reservations as of December 2020. If you have a future reservation, please contact us at (202) 737-2333.

1009 11th Street NW, Washington DC, 20001

Get to Know HI Washington DC

Stay at HI Washington DC hostel to make the most of your visit to our nation’s capital. “DC,” as the locals call it, is not just a budget traveler’s dream, it’s also a culture-lover’s paradise. We’ve got Ethiopian food that will knock your socks off, art that will astound you, and world-class museums for days, and HI Washington DC hostel is right in the center of it all.

Stay with us if you want to see the sights and take your culture quotient to the next level. Mix and mingle with travelers from around the world in our guest lounge or on our private outdoor patio; get off the beaten path by taking one of our free, volunteer-led tours; or ask our staff for their local recommendations that you won’t find in any guidebook.

HI Washington DC


Quiet location just steps from downtown bars and restaurants


Free nighttime walking tours so you can see the monuments away from the crowds


Get our staff picks for the city’s best Ethiopian, Salvadoran, and Georgian food


Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

Close to Public Transit

24/7 Staff

Luggage Storage

Tours & Social Activities

Guest Kitchen

Work Space

Guest Laundry

Outdoor Area

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

The Basics

Check-in: 4 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Room Types

10 bed dorm

Number of Guests: 10

8 Bed dorm

Number of Guests: 8

6 Bed dorm

Number of Guests: 6

4 Bed dorm

Number of Guests: 4


Number of Guests: 2

Private Ensuite + Kitchenette

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Get to Know Washington DC

What's Nearby

Room view with queen bed and private bathroom.

The White House

0.7 mi. away

Room view with queen bed and private bathroom.

Smithsonian Natural History Museum

1 mi. away

Room view with queen bed and private bathroom.

The Washington Monument

1.3 mi. away