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Bill is a very nice host. I got bitten a lot by bed bugs. The hostel needs a professional pest-control company.
A woman slept on a chair, an old man thought that is his home and tired me. It was my first time in a youth hotel and because of this experience, I don't want to repeat it. There is work to do, I think. The host, Bill, was nice, but I felt a little bit alone in this youth hotel. I've met some interesting persons but I didn't found a warm atmosphere.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Like everyone says, Bill is great. The only issue is that the house is a bit old, and the neighborhood isn't the best. However, it's close to H street which is a good place to be.
Bill, the owner, is excellent as many others have stated. He's friendly and helpful and knows the city. The hostel itself isnt located in the best part of DC but its close to the metro and right by a bus-route so it only takes about a half hour to get to most of the main attractions. The beds are spacious, though I'd avoid using the blankets as a few of us suspected they may have bedbugs due to us getting suspicious rashes upon sleeping with them. Kitchen was also understocked, with broken oven.
- stains and hairs on the sheets - musty smell in the whole hostel - we slept in our travel sheet - dirty restrooms - absolutely unsafe neighbourhood, not recommend to go out at any time - -
Extremely rude staff. Definitely ruin my day. Not a happy experience.
The mattress and bed sheets look old and unclean, while the whole house is in state of disrepair. The landlord is in another house, I feel insecure as the only female in the house.