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DC Lofty - Convention Center Hostel

1335 11th street NW, Washington DC, Washington DC, USA

We are a newly updated (2013) boutique hostel, situated in Downtown DC, next to Convention Center focused on providing you a great experience for your stay here in DC. We want you to enjoy the hostel - the free amenities and accessories that we offer, as well as the city. Situated a few blocks from famous DuPont Circle, U street, and 14th street corridor. Metro is only 4 blocks away (Convention Center), bus D6 stops right outside the hostel, and two "Circulator" bus routes are within 2 blocks! Read more

81% Overall Rating 119 out of 141 customers would recommend this property based on 141 reviews

Atmosphere 79%

Cleanliness 74%

Facilities 74%

Location 88%

Safety 86%

Staff 84%

Value 79%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 11:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Not Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Washington DC?

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We are a newly updated (2013) boutique hostel, situated in Downtown DC, next to Convention Center focused on providing you a great experience for your stay here in DC. We want you to enjoy the hostel - the free amenities and accessories that we offer, as well as the city. Situated a few blocks from famous DuPont Circle, U street, and 14th street corridor. Metro is only 4 blocks away (Convention Center), bus D6 stops right outside the hostel, and two "Circulator" bus routes are within 2 blocks! Read more

Shared Rooms

6 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Male Dorm

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

4 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

4 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 4

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 8

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Basic 5 Bed Mixed Dorm

Sleeps 5

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Twin Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

Single Private Shared Bathroom

Sleeps 1

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Shared Bathroom

About DC Lofty - Convention Center

Policy -
DC SALES TAX of 14.5% is added upon making a reservation!
Valid foreign/domestic passport or government ID required to Check-in, along with a valid credit card.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. (earliest 11AM; latest 10PM).
Checkout time is 11:00 a.m.
Taxes are not included in the total price. They will be added upon arrival (14.5%)

Our hours are from 10AM to 10PM. We do offer a 24 hour self-check in. Check-ins outside of the office hours must be explicitly approved by manager, please contact us at least 24 hours in advance with the exact time of arrival. A small fee of $10 per reservation applies, to allow us to coordinate and plan for your late arrival.

No hassles, no hidden costs.
No curfew.
Maximum stay per year is 7 nights for any person.

Upon arrival, full payment will be accepted in cash (USD)/traveler checks or credit cards VISA/MASTERCARD/DISCOVER/AMEX. We do not accept personal checks.
We do not allow residents from DC, or residents from nearby MD and VA areas.

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.

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, medium size groups (10-20) have a minimum of 1 week cancellation notice, and large groups (20+) are required to inform us 2-4 weeks 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.

Accommodation Information

We have brand-new metal bunk beds, a fully-equipped kitchen, and an outdoor patio for BBQs. Our hostel is 'shoe free' so it's real clean and comfy!
DC SALES TAX of 14.5% is added upon making a reservation!

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

Parking is $10 - $15 at dc lofty per availability! Parking is not guaranteed.

No elevator in this building.

Smoking is not allowed in the room or in the common areas.
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 (extreme) physical intimate behavior allowed;
No excessive drinking allowed.
No pets are allowed.

Location Information

DC Lofty is located on 1335 11th street North West in Washington DC, only 5 minutes walking distance from Convention Center Metro and a bus stops right outside.
- Restaurants and Bars 2 blocks away
- Banks are 2 blocks away
- Food stores are 3 blocks away

- Exactly a mile to The White House.
- Walking distance to China Town/Verizon Center (entertainment, basketball games, ice hockey games, food, shops, movie theaters)
- Few blocks to Capitol, The National Mall and monuments

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.