We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible24%
  • Jun. 1, 2016
    “The worst hostel I've been”
  • Jul. 4, 2015
    “I wouldn't come back”
2411 Benning Rd NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-4827 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Fitness centre
Reviews (45)
Filter reviews
34 results
Traveller rating
10
9
4
4
7
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
10
9
4
4
7
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 34 reviews
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is a house located on a nice neighborhood, very close to restaurants and at a walkable distance to the city's attractions. The accomodation is not good at all. The beds and building are old and not quite clean. The window's shades does not...More

Thank RicardoBrasil88
Reviewed July 4, 2015

It cheaper than any other hostel in Washington so you can imagine what you'll get. It was better than I expected but still, if I ever go back to Washington I'd rather pay 40$ more and sleep in a real hostel. Breakfast is actually only...More

1  Thank Flav3
Reviewed May 15, 2015

the management is super helpful and friendly. They gave us great suggestions and directions. The hostel is right by the bus stop which takes you directly into downtown to see the museums and monuments. Great big beds and good aircon. You get a discount if...More

Thank 85Brei
Reviewed March 24, 2015

I Stayed at the Capitol City Hostel for 3 nights, in may 2009. Though Bill was very kind and helpfull and met some nice people, if I knew then what I knew now, I woudn't stay here. First of all is quite far from the...More

1  Thank PedroGreen76
Reviewed February 24, 2015

We spent two nights here and that was enough. The neighborhood is pretty bad, we felt very unsafe even during daytime. The common area and the dorm rooms were not clean, the bathroom was even worse. All in all not a good experience, though it...More

2  Thank Simi R
View more reviews
About
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
20
Location
United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 147 hotels in Washington DC
Fairfield Inn & Suites Washington, DC/New York Avenue
207 reviews
2.08 km away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Washington DC-Northeast
306 reviews
2.15 km away
Days Inn by Wyndham Washington DC/Gateway
125 reviews
2.25 km away
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
395 reviews
2.27 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3,558 restaurants in Washington DC
Far East Taco Grille
22 reviews
1.04 km away
Rosemary's Thyme Mediterranean & Turkish kitchen
23 reviews
1.14 km away
DC Mother Ruckers
9 reviews
1.02 km away
Lebanese Taverna
5 reviews
1.13 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,018 attractions in Washington DC
U.S. National Arboretum
603 reviews
1.42 km away
United States Department of the Treasury
94 reviews
1.35 km away
Atlas Performing Arts Center
18 reviews
1.38 km away
Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium
53 reviews
.89 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Capitol City Hostel staff and past guests.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Room Tips
"Share a bed to save dough"
Read review
"I'd insist on the quiet side, not the road"
Read review
"This is a hostel, not hotel, no swimming pool, no fitness center, But a practical low price of $20 for..."
Read review
"Don't miss the pakistani at the corner! Chicken kebob, what a treat."
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing