Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

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

  • In order to make a group reservation on 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.
  • 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 ???? 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."

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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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.
Our friendly staff are on duty 24 hours a day to help you with anything you might need, whether it's directions or restaurant suggestions. This also means there's no lockout, you can check in anytime and there's security on the property 24/7.

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 24:00 .
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.

24 hour 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.

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. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.1

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.5

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    30 Dec 2019
    This is place is amazing. Very close to City and in a nice safe place. I wish I stayed here for longer but I would recommend this to anyone who is looking for stays in DC for a few days. The staff is nice and friendly. They recommended me many places to visit in DC and also gave me a recommendation on New year's Eve which was also fun as it was my first New year's in the US.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    14 Dec 2019
    I HIGHLY recommend this place :) the staff made me feel like home there, they were all super friendly and warm people! Additionally it was super clean and safe.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    14 Dec 2019
    The location was extremely convenient. The staff was very polite and helpful. The place was very clean and well organized. The bathrooms and shower facilities were very clean. Overall it was a great stay.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    21 Nov 2019
    This is one of the best choice I have made in a very long time. This place is better than the high priced hotels I feel like I am in my own place I can cook what I want and enjoy it the fabulous stsff. The staff is an absolute delight. They treat you like family Most importantly. the place is kept immaculately clean. My hat's off to DOU Nomad and it's great staff. Respectfully, Dr. Beverley Harris
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    18 Nov 2019
    Good staff, convenient location, good value
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    18 Nov 2019
    This place is one of the top 2 in DC hostels. Great atmosphere, safe and clean environment. The manger Ellen is a delightful person to meet along with her staff. She's the best in accommodating and making the guests feel right at home. Dont take my word ho experiences it yourself... tell her Jennifer sent you!!!🤗
    USA, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 9.7


    11 Jan 2020
    My stay at Duo Nomad was great. The staff were very helpful and the security was great. The included breakfast of small pancakes, lemonade. oranges and coffee or tea could have used more fruit. Access to the Metro a few blocks away was great. I definitely would like to stay here on any forthcoming visits.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    12 Nov 2019
    This is my second time at Duo Nomad. If you want to have a rest after a day of work this is the best hostel. Quiet, totally clean, safe with a great guest atmosphere. All the staff are excellent. You can speak English, Portuguese and Spanish and enjoy free pizza on Sundays. This is amazing! I’m felt safe at the hostel and protected by Ellen. She is strong, caring, sweet and takes care of all the guests in an amazing way! Always asking if everyone slept well and if they needed anything. I
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    27 Dec 2019
    Wonderful! Located right by the Eastern market and only a quick hop on the metro rail to the National Mall, Smithsonian, etc. Interacting with staff was like hanging out with old friends, I could not have been more happy. Small, modest kitchen, I would suggest adding paper towels (not the most environmentally friendly but I don't want to pay dry raw meat with a cloth towel). I picked a really slow time of year so I was able to have the dorm to myself 2 out of the 3 nights I spent here.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 3.7


    25 Nov 2019
    I wouldn't recommend this place. One drunk guy broke inside (due to not so secure system when you receive code for the door, so once you have stayed in past you come back whenever-nobody is checking you at the reception) and layed down on the bed in our dorm. If I didn't tell staff nobody would even kicked him out. The whole place is very tight, common space is tiny and that dorm room is joke. There is literally not even little space between the beds. No atmosphere at all. Choose elsewhere.
    Czech Republic, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • Cooker
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Games Room
  • Wii