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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Duo Housing DC

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Hostelworld says

Hostelworld guests have had high praise for Duo Housing DC, saying 'the staff are really friendly and the atmosphere fosters a welcoming community'. This hostel has a very home-like atmosphere, with free Wi-Fi and internet, a study area, free towels and even a guest phone. We like their no-shoes policy, contributing to a clean, secure, friendly house.

Property Description

Interning or moving to Washington DC? Just exploring the United States Capitol? This is the perfect housing alternative for international students and interns in any of the cities we service! We're located just 5 minutes to the US Capitol, The Library of Congress, The Washington Navy Yard and many more nearby attractions. Furthermore, we have restaurants and cafes within walking distance, easy for you to reach! Close to Multiple Metro and bus stations.

Check out what makes Duo Nomad the #1 choice for students, travelers, and interns!
?Everything is all brand-new - we've got new bathrooms and a new media room!
?We also have the cleanest rooms in DC because we have a policy of no shoes in the house and no food/eating in the guest rooms.
?Room rates include free bed linen, free bath towels, free maid service and a free lockable locker - bring your own lock!

There's also free coffee and tea as well as free kitchen utensils if you want to cook for yourself.
?Free Breakfast, free Wi-Fi, free Internet, free computer usage, free use of our Nintendo Wii and free house events, as well as drinkable water, all throughout the house.
?...and, of course, free meeting new friends. The big city is intimidating to new guests, but you can plan on making some great new friends. Many of our guests end up becoming friends and getting apartments together!
?Duo Nomad is designed to encourage interaction among our guests as much as possible. Our rooms are shared, as are the bathroom facilities, kitchens, and living rooms. The living room (or social room) has a huge 42' flat-screen TV, all the premium cable TV channels, DVD player, and a phone to call anywhere in the continental US.

Need some down time? There's a separate quiet study area, too.
?What makes us different? The biggest difference is our hostels were started by people just like you and are run by people with needs just like yours. So instead of coming home from school or your internship to an impersonal warehouse of beds, you feel like you're coming home - you're staying with people who fast become your friends; you cook with people from all over the world; you get to learn and experience the city first-hand with friends.
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Duo Nomad Policies & Conditions:
?If you are a resident of Washington DC, Virginia, or Maryland, you are restricted to a total of 1 day in any 30 day period.

Cancellation policy: We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. All reservations are pre-authorized 48 hours in advance of your arrival. If your pre-authoriziation is declined 24 hours prior to arrival, your reservation is subject to cancellation.

Payment pre authorized by credit cards, debit cards. You must pay with a credit or debit card card. We do not have the facility to take any cash whatsoever. You will not be able to check in unless you are paying with a credit or debit card card.

If your credit card information changes please contact us immediately. Any reservations with declined/expired credit cards are subject to termination.

Check in from 15:00 to 22:00 .
?Check out before 11:00 .

Breakfast included.
?Taxes not included - This is an additional 14.5% as mandated by the government; this shall be added to your balance upon arrival.

General:
?10am to 10pm Reception.
?No curfew.
?Non smoking.
?We do not accept guests under the age of 18. All guests in a party must be over the age of 18.
?You must have a passport and / or US drivers license to check in.
?There is a $15 fee for late check-ins

You may register at any time, but you may not be 'on property' until 3pm. You may leave your luggage with us prior to that. Your bed will be ready by 3pm on the day of your check-in. We request that you vacate the property by 11am. This means all of your belongings must be out of the room and you must leave the property by 11am. You may leave your luggage with us until 3pm on the day of your departure, but if your luggage stays past 3pm you will be charged the currently posted daily rate as a luggage storage fee.

Any groups with 4 or more guests will be pre-authorized for their reservation 30 days prior to their scheduled check in date. Within this 30 day period, any large group that cancels is only eligible for half their refund up to 7 days before their arrival. Any group cancellation within 7 days will not be eligible for a refund.

THINGS TO NOTE:

Duo Nomad Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: We have a 48 hour cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. All reservations are pre-authorized 48 hours in advance of your arrival. If your pre-authoriziation is declined 24 hours prior to arrival, your reservation is subject to cancellation.

Payment upon arrival by credit cards, debit cards. You must pay with a credit card. We do not have the facility to take any cash whatsoever. You will not be able to check in unless you are paying with a credit card.

If your credit card information changes please contact us immediately. Any reservations with declined/expired credit cards are subject to termination.

Check in from 15:00 to 23:00 .
?Check out before 11:00 .

Breakfast included.
?Taxes not included - This is an additional 14.95% as mandated by the government; this shall be added to your balance upon arrival.

General:
?10:00 to 23:00.
?No curfew.
?Non smoking.
?We do not accept guests under the age of 18. All guests in a party must be over the age of 18.
?You must have a passport and / or US drivers license to check in.
?If you are a resident of Washington DC, Virginia, or Maryland, you are restricted to a total of 1 day in any 30 day period.
?There is a $15 fee for late check-ins

You may register at any time, but you may not be 'on property' until 3pm. You may leave your luggage with us prior to that. Your bed will be ready by 3pm on the day of your check-in. We request that you vacate the property by 11am. This means all of your belongings must be out of the room and you must leave the property by 11am. You may leave your luggage with us until 3pm on the day of your departure, but if your luggage stays past 3pm you will be charged the currently posted daily rate as a luggage storage fee.You are more than welcome to leave your luggage in our secure closet area while you spend the rest of the day in the city, but if you are checking out today, you must be out of the bed by 11am so we can change it for the next guest.

Any groups with 4 or more guests will be pre-authorized for their reservation 30 days prior to their scheduled check in date. Within this 30 day period, any large group that cancels is only eligible for half their refund up to 7 days before their arrival. Any group cancellation within 7 days will not be eligible for a refund.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.4

  • Facilities 7.7


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Jul 2022
    Really clean, had to take our shoes off before entering the main building. Super friendly staff showed us where everything was and recommended places in city.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    13 Jul 2022
    This was my first stay at a hostel and it exceeded my expectations! The staff was very welcoming and made sure I was comfortable. They suggested eating spots and tours. I felt really staff but the 24/7 desk coverage eased my worries and not to mention the new friends from around the world and even local. The pancakes and juice at breakfast was definitely an added bonus! I have did nothing but tell others about you and now others will have to live up to Duo Housing standards! Thank you!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    18 Jul 2022
    great stay!
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    29 Jul 2022
    Don’t expect everything because it’s a hostel, not a hotel. But you’ll be surprised it has something more than just a hostel.
    South Korea, Male, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    03 Aug 2022
    Good Hostel for a short crash in. Nice location, maybe a 10 Minute walk to the next Subway Station and the Stuff is super friendly. Could be a little bit cleaner but other than that a good hostel. Would stay again
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    02 Aug 2022
    Everything was good except that someone took my running shoes!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 6.0

    Good

    27 Jul 2022
    Very poor wifi coverage in the hostel, not enough bathrooms for the number of guests
    Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 5.1

    Rating

    29 Jul 2022
    Didn’t show me where my bed was, threatened to kick me out, shoved a flashlight in my face at 5:30 in the morning, Stinky shoes near the front door, rude employees, not enough bathrooms. People weren’t courteous to knock doors to go to the bathroom or put clothes on in shared spaces
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 4.9

    Rating

    15 Jul 2022
    Location is overall good. within walking distance to many DC attractions. The state of the facilities however, leaves much to be desired: Low water pressure, completely worn out mattresses. The room was cramped with too many beds, leaving overall not enough space for the amount of people. All rooms lack locks, leading to a staff member to flash a light in your face in the middle of the night to check up on bed occupancy. Overall simply overpriced for what they are really offering.
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    04 Aug 2022
    They therapized me every time I slept thanks
    American Samoa, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wii


Awards

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Washington DC

  • 2013

    1st, Country Winners USA

  • 2013

    3rd, Continent Winners North America

Nominations

  • 2013

    Worldwide Medium Hostel

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Duo Housing DC says

I think what really makes us special is our extras, particularly the comprehensive map tour given by one of our friendly, multi-lingual, knowledgeable resident assistants. They give a lot of great suggestions for things like their favourite Smithsonian Museums, their favourite places to eat inexpensively or where to get the most beautiful photos of the skyline. We also give each guest a house tour to acquaint them with our property in an effort to make them feel comfortable and welcome.
We strive to make this each guest's home-away-from-home and endeavour to make guests feel at home, as if they're staying with friends rather than in an impersonal environment.
The National Mall, where all of the Smithsonian Museums and national monuments are located, is about a 20-minute walk from our property. Personally I recommend that all of our guests make sure to stop by Georgetown Cupcake-they won a national cupcake contest!
We have activities planned for almost every day of the week, like Movie Night, American Football Night, Bingo Night, etc. Our staff have also compiled a list of fun things to do and fun places to visit that we've arranged by neighbourhood. Plus there's an announcement board with a daily-updated list of fun things going on in town. This always includes something cultural, something for food and drinks and something just for fun. Nino, General Manager

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