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    William Penn House

    515 E Capitol St SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1142
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          • Excellent31%
          • Very good59%
          • Average10%
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          18 Jul 2015
          “Great place to stay & walk to all of the Museums!”
          5 Mar 2015
          “Been staying here for 8 years!”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Family Rooms
          Accessible rooms
          Free Parking
          Pool
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          Capitol Hill Hotel
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          Holiday Inn Washington - Capitol
          2,477 reviews
          #83 of 141 hotels in Washington DC
           
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          Reviews (19)
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          1 - 5 of 14 reviews

          Reviewed 18 July 2015

          This was a wonderful place to stay. Traveled with a 13 year old and stayed in a female dorm room. VERY clean and the staff was super friendly and helpful. Lockers available for valuables ($5 for entire stay). Quiet time was observed by all so...More

          2  Thank Karen S
          Response from William Penn H, Manager at William Penn HouseResponded 17 August 2016

          Thank you for the review, we're so glad you enjoyed your stay!

          Reviewed 5 March 2015

          I've been staying in this 30-bed hostel since 2008 when I first brought a 6th grade class to DC. We diverted one year to the International Hostel on 1009 11th Street, NW, but the ambiance was completely different. Both are good, but it depends what...More

          1  Thank Megapod1988
          Reviewed 6 June 2014

          The staff was really friendly, the hostel is located in a nice area close to the Capitol. The rooms and the bathrooms were clean. I stayed in an all female 4 person dorm, which was really nice. The breakfast was nice, nothing special, but good...More

          2  Thank leppi3008
          Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

          A very comfortable group living room and eating area accommodates a lot of people. A school group of 6th graders made the evening boisterous, but they were quiet in the sleeping area. Sleeping quarters are bunk beds and there are four to six beds (2-3...More

          3  Thank Roger T
          Reviewed 21 January 2014

          I was Google Searching to find the Quaker Meeting House in Washington DC and was delighted to find the William Penn House. No Smoking, No Drinking, No Television with Morning Meditation Available. Perfection!!!! The Most Interesting Guest stay there. I met a 77 year old...More

          2  Thank Star4Liberty
          Response from William Penn H, Manager at William Penn HouseResponded 27 January 2014

          We're so glad you found us, thanks for writing a review! It's great to hear appreciation for how we try to foster community through the simple accommodations, comfortable guest living room and of course the shared breakfast. We love the mix of backgrounds guests bring...More

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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator in room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$40 - US$50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Accessible rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 30
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          • Location
          • United States >
          • District of Columbia >
          • Washington DC >
          • Capitol Hill
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Quaker12
          What is the cost per night?
          16 September 2015|
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          Response from Karen S | Reviewed this property |
          I believe it was $45 per night per person (including tax). May be cheaper with group rates (we were not traveling as a group)
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          Room Tips
          "Dorm style - think Hostel"
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          "Shared rooms, but top bunk in men's dorm has nighttime view of Capitol."
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          "The Ten Bed Dorm is just as good as the Four Bed Dorm in my not so humble opinion,"
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          "Any room with other travelers."
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