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Capital View

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Capital View

301 i street NW

Highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 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 $28

Come enjoy this recently renovated (2013 - new roof top patio lounge, new computers) hostel right in the center of downtown DC, providing great stays for backpackers, young professional, interns and more.

EXECUTIVE APARTMENTS LOCATED IN THE ANNEX PROPERTY 1 BLOCK AWAY FROM CAPITAL VIEW. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, THE EXECUTIVE APARTMENTS ARE PAID FOR RIGHT AWAY WITH THE CARD ON FILE. LUXURY APARTMENT RESERVATIONS ARE NOT CONSIDERED VALID, UNLESS THEY ARE PAID AHEAD OF ARRIVAL.

We have brand-new metal bunk beds, a fully-equipped kitchen and a huge terrace for BBQs. Please keep in mind that our hostel is 'shoe-free', and for your comfort we provide you free high quality hostel slippers!!'

Once you have checked in, we have no curfew so you can come and go as you please. Every door has a security lock on it. We have free Wi-Fi throughout the building as well as free Internet access in the common area. We can also weigh your luggage for free - handy for cramming your luggage before a flight!

We're only a few minutes walk from Chinatown metro station and Union station, where all the buses coming into DC stop. From here you can easily get to the White House, the Convention Centre, Chinatown, the Capitol, Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institute and the Supreme Court.

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).

We offer hotel-like luxury with a home-like feel and hostel prices!

Welcome to Capital View!

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 a projector screen, or common room flat screen

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

Please note that without previous approval, we only accept guests between 17 and 65 years of age.

Cancellation and Payment Policy -

Regular hostel 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% of the booking total. Any cancellation of the day of Check-in will be charged the full night’s stay.

Apartment reservations are charged full amount right away, and require 3 day cancellation notice at all times.

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% up front 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.

Come enjoy this recently renovated (2013 - new roof top patio lounge, new computers) hostel right in the center of downtown DC, providing great stays for backpackers, young professional, interns and more.

EXECUTIVE APARTMENTS LOCATED IN THE ANNEX PROPERTY 1 BLOCK AWAY FROM CAPITAL VIEW. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, THE EXECUTIVE APARTMENTS ARE PAID FOR RIGHT AWAY WITH THE CARD ON FILE. LUXURY APARTMENT RESERVATIONS ARE NOT CONSIDERED VALID, UNLESS THEY ARE PAID AHEAD OF ARRIVAL.

We have brand-new metal bunk beds, a fully-equipped kitchen and a huge terrace for BBQs. Please keep in mind that our hostel is 'shoe-free', and for your comfort we provide you free high quality hostel slippers!!'

Once you have checked in, we have no curfew so you can come and go as you please. Every door has a security lock on it. We have free Wi-Fi throughout the building as well as free Internet access in the common area. We can also weigh your luggage for free - handy for cramming your luggage before a flight!

We're only a few minutes walk from Chinatown metro station and Union station, where all the buses coming into DC stop. From here you can easily get to the White House, the Convention Centre, Chinatown, the Capitol, Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institute and the Supreme Court.

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).

We offer hotel-like luxury with a home-like feel and hostel prices!

Welcome to Capital View!

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 a projector screen, or common room flat screen

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

Please note that without previous approval, we only accept guests between 17 and 65 years of age.

Cancellation and Payment Policy -

Regular hostel 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% of the booking total. Any cancellation of the day of Check-in will be charged the full night’s stay.

Apartment reservations are charged full amount right away, and require 3 day cancellation notice at all times.

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% up front 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%

Although the location is good I can't recommend this hostel. The owners are very cheap and "nickel & dime" it every where they can.

Pros:
only three blocks from the Metro.

Cons:
Their hours are 10-10 but there often isn't anybody there. Their policies are poorly written and posted. One worker told me .25 per sheet to print black and white and .50 for color and another worker said .50 for black and white and .75 for color. They have extra charges for a multitude of "offenses". They have several security cameras throughout the hostel but few outside. They're more concerned with protecting their hostel than their visitors.
There are no trash cans in the rooms. No dressers or shelves to put your belongings. They provide you a towel but no hook to allow it to dry. The mattresses are cheap and not very comfortable.
Shoes are not allowed and they admonish you for wearing them in the main room even though you are by the front door where people come in and it's the only place you can sit down to take your shoes off.
The shower stall floors are missing tiles and the water doesn't work right. It can take several minutes for the hot water to work.
You can go out on the roof but the wood hasn't been treated in years; make sure you wear your socks. The tables and chairs are old and beat up and there's no shade or cover if it rains.

Conclusion:
There is nothing "luxurious" about this place. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone.

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

Nice hostel with a cosy family like atmosphere. Not the party type place. The guys working there were unusually friendly and helpful.
I would go there again if I come back to DC.

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

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Hotel Amenities

  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • 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
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Towels Included

general

  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities

laundry

  • Washing Machine

entertainment

  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
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