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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

80% Overall Rating 124 out of 146 customers would recommend this property based on 146 reviews

Atmosphere 78%

Cleanliness 72%

Facilities 74%

Location 86%

Safety 89%

Staff 86%

Value 78%

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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

Situated in Downtown DC you can walk to many historical sites.
We are very excited to tell you that this year we’re added amazing tours to our activity program! Check it out on our Facebook, and skip lines with us to the hottest DC night clubs, VIP events, have amazing tours.

Our hours are from 9am 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 14 nights for any person.
DC sales tax is 14.5%

DC lofty is located on 1333 and 1335 11th street north west in Washington DC, only 10 minutes walking distance fromMt.Vernon/Convention center metro (GREEN, YELLOW lines)

Parking is $15/per night is available on “first comes, first served” basis.

Its historical building-no elevator.

Policy -

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. (you can leave bags from 9am; latest 10pm). We do not allow local residents from DC, or MD and VA nearby areas.
Checkout time is 11:00 a.m.
Taxes are not included in the total price. They will be added upon arrival (14.5%)

Mature, quiet and respectful guests are preferred.

All of our guests must be over 18 years old.

Unfortunately, we do not usually accommodate seniors sixty five and over - however, it is case by case situation.

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 (extreme) physical intimate behavior allowed;
No excessive drinking allowed. Fine will apply.
No pets are allowed.

Cancellation and payment policy -

Cancellation and Payment Policy -
24 hr. cancelation policy; we must receive your email 1 day before your arrival day, end of the business day- by 6PM.
All 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.
Please be courteous and inform us immediately of a cancellation or change in plans.
Group reservations policies vary and are will be listed in your group contact.

Upon arrival, full payment will be accepted in cash (US $) /traveler’s checks or credit cards visa/MasterCard/discover. We do not accept personal checks.
Group reservations (4 guests and more) will be charged 25% non-refundable deposit.

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.