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DC Lofty - Convention Center

1335 11th street NW Washington DC

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage

Important Information

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TAXES of 14.5% WILL BE ADDED UPON MAKING A RESERVATION

Our reception hours are from 10am to 10pm; check-in outside of these hours must be EXPLICITLY APPROVED by a manager. Please contact us at least 24 hours before your arrival time, there is a fee of $10 (per the whole reservation, irrelevant of people or nights). Your late check-in is not guaranteed until you have received and explicit confirmation from the management.

Taxes aren't included in the price; they'll be added upon check-in at a rate of 14.5%. We accept cash (USD), travellers' cheques and credit cards.
We have a three-day cancellation policy, once checked in. Cancellations received within 3 days of arrival will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. No-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of check-in will be charged for a full night's stay.

All groups (4+) are charged 15% of the total amount, prior to arrival. Small group reservations (4 - 10) have the same 24 hour cancellation period, but the 15% deposit is non-refundable within 3 days. Medium size groups (10-20) have a minimum of 1 week cancellation notice for 15% deposit, and 2 weeks for reservation fees. Large groups (20+) are required to inform us 2 weeks prior for 15% deposit refund, and 4+ weeks for reservation fees in advance for any cancellations (depending on size). Group reservations are not considered valid, unless the deposit is charged with sufficient time, ahead of arrival.

Valid credit card and passport or photo ID required at check-in.

Smoking isn't allowed. Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed.
We have a long-stay policy of a maximum of 7 days, unless the staff approve otherwise.
We do not allow DC residents, or those from the nearby MD or VA areas.

No pets, please.

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From $25

Hostel is situated Downtown DC- at Logan Cir, walking distance to famous DuPont Cir and historical U street corridor, 14 street main drag with tons a new restaurants and bars, two short blocks to the Convention Center (green line metro). bus D6 stops right outside the hostel, and two 'Circulator' bus routes are within 2 blocks!

Spacious and bright rooms and friendly staff makes you feel at home and at ease.

Our hours are from 10AM to 10PM. Check-ins outside of those hours are allowed with a 24 hour self check-in option, but must be explicitly approved by a manager. Contact us with exact time of arrival. Please do this at least 24 hours ahead of time. Late check-ins are not guaranteed, until they are set-up ($10 late fee).

No hassles, no hidden costs.

No curfew.

Maximum stay per year is 7 nights for any person.

14.5% dc sales tax is added upon arrival

DC LOFTY is located on 1333 and 1335 11th street north west in Washington DC

FREE WIFI unlimited high-speed Internet access throughout

FREE computers to use

FREE lockers (bring your own lock or purchase)

FREE towels, linens, bedding

FREE maps

FREE usage of gourmet kitchen

FREE Hulu, NetFlix, and multiple Cable channels on multiple flat screens

FREE world phone usage (mid 2014)

FREE coffee, tea, sugar, creamers, cooking materials (oil, salt) and pancakes all day!

FREE luggage storage from 9am to 5pm

Parking is $15 at dc lofty per availability! First come first served

No elevator in this building.

Policy -

Valid foreign/domestic passport or government id required to check-in, along with a valid credit card. We do not allow local residents from DC, or nearby MD and VA areas.

Check-in time is 3:00 PM (earliest 12am; latest 10pm).

Checkout time is 11:00 AM.

Taxes are not included in the total price. They will be added upon arrival(14.5%)

Mature, quiet guests are preferred.

We do everything we can do to preserve a tranquil atmosphere in our hostel. All of our guests must be over 18 years old.

Also keep in mind that our bunk beds are designed for maximum weight of 240lbs. If you are over the limit you will stay on your own risk, and will be responsible and accountable for the consequences.

Smoking is not allowed in the building.

Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 will be billed to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed in the room.

Additional charges may also occur due to having other guests leave (harassment, etc) - it's a shared environment so please be considerate.

No excessive drinking allowed.

No pets are allowed.

Cancellation and Payment Policy -

Reservations that have not checked-in may make changes 24 ahead of check-in time with no fees. Cancellations MUST be emailed to us.

Reservations that have checked-in must notify us at least 3 days prior to departure time (once you have checked in). Any days within 3 days will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. Any cancellation of the day of Check-in will be charged the full night’s stay.

Small group reservations (4 guests and more) will be charged 15% non-refundable deposit, that is due 3 days prior to your stay. If the 15% upfront payment is not paid (to confirm your card on file), then your reservation may not be valid.

Large group reservations policies vary and are will be listed in your group contract (above 10), and will be subject to a minimum of 7 days cancellation policy, with 15% deposit due a minimum of 14 days in advance, to make the reservation valid.

Upon arrival, full payment will be accepted in cash (usd)/travelers checks or credit cards visa/MasterCard/discover. We do not accept personal checks.

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Important Information

www.facebook.com/capitalhostel
www.twitter.com/capitalhostel
TAXES of 14.5% WILL BE ADDED UPON MAKING A RESERVATION

Our reception hours are from 10am to 10pm; check-in outside of these hours must be EXPLICITLY APPROVED by a manager. Please contact us at least 24 hours before your arrival time, there is a fee of $10 (per the whole reservation, irrelevant of people or nights). Your late check-in is not guaranteed until you have received and explicit confirmation from the management.

Taxes aren't included in the price; they'll be added upon check-in at a rate of 14.5%. We accept cash (USD), travellers' cheques and credit cards.
We have a three-day cancellation policy, once checked in. Cancellations received within 3 days of arrival will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. No-shows and cancellations within 24 hours of check-in will be charged for a full night's stay.

All groups (4+) are charged 15% of the total amount, prior to arrival. Small group reservations (4 - 10) have the same 24 hour cancellation period, but the 15% deposit is non-refundable within 3 days. Medium size groups (10-20) have a minimum of 1 week cancellation notice for 15% deposit, and 2 weeks for reservation fees. Large groups (20+) are required to inform us 2 weeks prior for 15% deposit refund, and 4+ weeks for reservation fees in advance for any cancellations (depending on size). Group reservations are not considered valid, unless the deposit is charged with sufficient time, ahead of arrival.

Valid credit card and passport or photo ID required at check-in.

Smoking isn't allowed. Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed.
We have a long-stay policy of a maximum of 7 days, unless the staff approve otherwise.
We do not allow DC residents, or those from the nearby MD or VA areas.

No pets, please.

Hostel is situated Downtown DC- at Logan Cir, walking distance to famous DuPont Cir and historical U street corridor, 14 street main drag with tons a new restaurants and bars, two short blocks to the Convention Center (green line metro). bus D6 stops right outside the hostel, and two 'Circulator' bus routes are within 2 blocks!

Spacious and bright rooms and friendly staff makes you feel at home and at ease.

Our hours are from 10AM to 10PM. Check-ins outside of those hours are allowed with a 24 hour self check-in option, but must be explicitly approved by a manager. Contact us with exact time of arrival. Please do this at least 24 hours ahead of time. Late check-ins are not guaranteed, until they are set-up ($10 late fee).

No hassles, no hidden costs.

No curfew.

Maximum stay per year is 7 nights for any person.

14.5% dc sales tax is added upon arrival

DC LOFTY is located on 1333 and 1335 11th street north west in Washington DC

FREE WIFI unlimited high-speed Internet access throughout

FREE computers to use

FREE lockers (bring your own lock or purchase)

FREE towels, linens, bedding

FREE maps

FREE usage of gourmet kitchen

FREE Hulu, NetFlix, and multiple Cable channels on multiple flat screens

FREE world phone usage (mid 2014)

FREE coffee, tea, sugar, creamers, cooking materials (oil, salt) and pancakes all day!

FREE luggage storage from 9am to 5pm

Parking is $15 at dc lofty per availability! First come first served

No elevator in this building.

Policy -

Valid foreign/domestic passport or government id required to check-in, along with a valid credit card. We do not allow local residents from DC, or nearby MD and VA areas.

Check-in time is 3:00 PM (earliest 12am; latest 10pm).

Checkout time is 11:00 AM.

Taxes are not included in the total price. They will be added upon arrival(14.5%)

Mature, quiet guests are preferred.

We do everything we can do to preserve a tranquil atmosphere in our hostel. All of our guests must be over 18 years old.

Also keep in mind that our bunk beds are designed for maximum weight of 240lbs. If you are over the limit you will stay on your own risk, and will be responsible and accountable for the consequences.

Smoking is not allowed in the building.

Evidence of smoking in the room or common areas will result in an additional charge of $500 will be billed to cover the additional cleaning for smoking in the room and loss of revenue. Any kind of open flames, including lit cigarettes or burning candles, are not allowed in the room.

Additional charges may also occur due to having other guests leave (harassment, etc) - it's a shared environment so please be considerate.

No excessive drinking allowed.

No pets are allowed.

Cancellation and Payment Policy -

Reservations that have not checked-in may make changes 24 ahead of check-in time with no fees. Cancellations MUST be emailed to us.

Reservations that have checked-in must notify us at least 3 days prior to departure time (once you have checked in). Any days within 3 days will be subjected to a 50% cancellation fee. Any cancellation of the day of Check-in will be charged the full night’s stay.

Small group reservations (4 guests and more) will be charged 15% non-refundable deposit, that is due 3 days prior to your stay. If the 15% upfront payment is not paid (to confirm your card on file), then your reservation may not be valid.

Large group reservations policies vary and are will be listed in your group contract (above 10), and will be subject to a minimum of 7 days cancellation policy, with 15% deposit due a minimum of 14 days in advance, to make the reservation valid.

Upon arrival, full payment will be accepted in cash (usd)/travelers checks or credit cards visa/MasterCard/discover. We do not accept personal checks.

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Great 80%

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Good points, location decent, supermarket close, staff really nice and helpful. Cleanliness was OK
Problems. There just weren't enough facilities for the size. One communal bathroom for loads of people, so it got dirty quickly and you had to queue to get in. Not enough seating in the living area. Kitchen nice, but small and only one cooker. At the moment the hostel is in 2 buildings so you have to go outside onto the street if you want to go to make a cup of tea, which is rubbish. You also have to take shoes off in the building, so this just adds to the inconvenience.
I can't say I'd really recommend this hostel til the 2 buildings are joined back up and even then only if you have a strong bladder and don't want to cook much.

Overall
2
Location
3
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
1
Service
4

Some cleaning and cosmetic improvements would go a long way to making DC Lofty more presentable and desirable.

Overall
3
Location
4
Cleanliness
2
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
3

Very good location, near supermarket and liquor store,too. But rooms are VERY hot! I don't know if air conditioners work well.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
4

Nice little hostel, in great location (walking distance to everywhere, with a pharmacy/grocer and bottle shop nearby. Only complaint is the air conditioning unit in the room which was really loud and the lack of showers (one per floor for up to 16 guests a floor). But apart from that it was a pleasant stay - the staff were lovely and helpful, the common areas were good and it had a very "homely" feel to the place. I would stay there again.

Overall
3
Location
5
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
2
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

During my stay in DC Lofty Center, I got total satisfaction. The place were clean. Basic fundamental rules such as respect for other guests, self kitchen management and the availibility of internet 24h/24 and the availibility of staff to help are some examples that make this Center very nice.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This hostel was carpeted throughout (unusual), and extremely clean (also unusual - possibly because they make you take your shoes off at the front door.) I enjoyed my time here - it didn't feel like a hostel, more like staying in a distant relative's house when you were a child. Pleasant, informal atmosphere. Lots of common areas, wifi throughout the building, a great kitchen to save on food costs. Only one bathroom per floor, which was a bit of a pain - but at least it was a proper bathroom! No communal showers here. Overall, a great, cost-effective base to experience DC from.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
3
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

not very far from the main things from city. Good thing with the internet, apart from free wifi, the computers from the reception were free too. Friendly people. The clener was allways friendly, excellent.

Overall
4
Location
3
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
3
Service
2

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Excellent value and very kind and professional staff. I have stayed at Guesthouses in approximately 15 countries. And this I would say is one of the best in North America. The kitchen facilities are great. Two big livingrooms with comfy sofa's and even a videogaming area. What made everything great was the warm and attentive staff. I would not hesitate to stay at DC Lofty in the future. The only draw back is the absence of private rooms. But if you want to stay in a clean and comfortable place at a great value and meet warm and friendly individuals than stay at DC Lofty. Peter Mantello

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
4

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Floor is a little bit cold in winter, bring your own slipper~!

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
4
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

As the hostel had just opened when we stayed, bathrooms were not very clean, and we had to wait til 10 pm to had a bed. However, the staff is nice and everything is new.

Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
3
Value
3
Facilities
4
Service
3

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities

laundry

  • Washing Machine

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
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