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Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • Hostelworld.com are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 3 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
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Property Description

We understand the needs of Tight Budget Travelers and we have created an inexpensive High End Hostel Experience that is fun, yet, peaceful and relaxed for your enjoyment and for the price of the typical Bunk-Bed-Military-Style Hostel environment.

We understand how important cleanliness is for our Guests. We utilize professional cleaning services so your room will always be clean and fresh. We offer access to most of DC attractions within a 30 min walk and all these features combined allow us to pride ourselves in transcending the typical Hostel experience to a whole new level: High End Hosteling.

DC International Hostel is operated by professional staff who understands your traveling needs and each one of us will go out of our way to make sure that your DC traveling experience is not only unforgettable, but rewarding.

DC International Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in from 15:00 to 20:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Taxes not included - 14.5%
Breakfast not included.

General:
Reception: 10:00 - 23:00.
Guest must present valid passport to check in.
No curfew.
If you have kids travelling with you, let us know in advance.
No extra commission for credit cards. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 5.1

  • Security 5.4

  • Location 7.2

  • Staff 5.1

  • Atmosphere 4.5

  • Cleanliness 4.1

  • Facilities 4.3


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Jun 2022
    Better much.
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    29 Apr 2022
    If you are looking for a cheap place to stay just to sleep it is a good place. You have a kitchen but there is nothing much there. Restrooms and showers are not very clean but functioning. The hostel is well located and you will easily find your way around DC. You get what you can with 20$/night.
    France, Male, 25-30
  • 5.1

    Rating

    02 May 2022
    Dingy hostel with nowhere to sit and relax, only one bathroom per floor with one toilet and shower. I wouldn't recommend a stay here
    England, Female, 41+
  • 4.9

    Rating

    31 May 2022
    This space should be considered a last resort to all travelers. I stayed here once before, prior to Covid, and it was in rough shape then. I would have expected that a global pandemic would have allowed management time to address the issues, of poor plumbing, the aesthetic of the interior, and above all ensure that the place was respectably clean! (When you find visible hairs on the bed, and sheets that look as id they were just slept on, stains on the covers, it comes as a major surprise)
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 3.7

    Rating

    12 May 2022
    The staff was unattentive, just straight up not doing their job. There was nothing in the kitchen, which smelled of rotten food. The dishwasher was broken. The room was dark, airless, windowless, threadbare little sheets and blankets. No running hot water. Awful.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 3.4

    Rating

    17 Jun 2022
    I have stayed in many hostels in many different cities around the world, including another hostel in Washington, DC and I must say this current experience at the DC International Hostel was the worse. I will never stay there again, and I hope my fellow world travelers avoid this place. This dingy hole-in-the-wall appears to cater to transients, not travelers. It was filthy, no hot water the first day, dirty sheets on the bed, broken window blinds and the man in charge had an "attitude".
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 2.9

    Rating

    10 Jun 2022
    I don’t usually leave reviews, let alone bad ones... but this has been the worst hostel stay i have ever had, and i have stayed in a lot of hostels. As a fellow budget traveler i probably wouldn’t take my own advice, but do yourself a favor and spend a few extra dollars to avoid ever having to come here. Almost none of the amenities worked, not even some of the sinks. The rooms are warm, stuffy and smelly and the beds CREAK. Most people staying here weren’t backpackers, so the vibes were low
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 2.9

    Rating

    28 May 2022
    1. Very filthy toilets, no hot water on the third floor, the flushing system did not work on first floor, one of the sinks on the second floor is broken, no soap, the shower system is so broken. 2. The bedding is very dirty. 3. Many strange people living there (weirdos). 4. A guy slept on the mattress in the lobby. 5. Mouse trap in the lobby. 6. No management whatsoever. The receptionist can hardly speak any English. 7. Window curtains are broken. 8. I will NEVER stay in this hostel again.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 2.6

    Rating

    26 Apr 2022
    The reception was shut when I tried to check in, despite saying they would be open, meaning I had to find another place to stay. When I returned the next day, an extremely rude receptionist still tried to charge me for the previous night. They had no lockers, no hot water, no real kitchen facilities, there were dozens of insects in the bathrooms, plus only two bathrooms for the entire hostel. The level of cleanliness was appalling, and I felt extremely uncomfortable - DO NOT STAY HERE.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 2.0

    Rating

    06 May 2022
    I stayed one night although i booked three. Bloood all iver the bathroom floor. Homeless people and was absolutely disgusting. Still waiting for refund
    USA, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


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