About HI Washington DC Hostel
HI Washington DC hostel is currently open and accepting reservations. For more information on steps we are taking to ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff during the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit our coronavirus preparedness page.
Stay at the 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 a culture lover’s paradise. We’ve got Ethiopian food that will knock your socks off, art that will astound you, and the 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 one of our common spaces, get off the beaten path by taking one of our free, volunteer-led tours, or ask our staff for their recommendations that you won’t find in any guidebook.
- Great location near all major DC attractions
- Free tours and activities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free continental breakfast
- Free pool table, books, games, and guitar
- Fully-equipped, self-service kitchen
- Private outdoor patio with a bike shed and rack
- Bike rental nearby
- 24-hour reception
Book Group Accommodation in Washington DC
Groups of 10 or more can take advantage of special assistance from our Group Sales and Services team. We recognize that every group comes to Washington, DC with different needs, and we can help make your experience in the nation’s capital a unique and memorable one. All you have to do is ask! Please submit a request here for more information about booking your group at HI Washington DC.
Volunteer with HI Washington DC
Looking for volunteer opportunities in DC? HI Washington DC hostel volunteers can become a tour guide, organize a community dinner, lead a pub crawl, host a welcome party, and more! Find our volunteer opportunities here.
Why not cap off your trip with a visit to Richmond, VA? Just two hours south of D.C., this off-the-beaten-path city offers history, craft breweries, and plenty of culture.