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1 room, 2 adults

HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington

2-star2 stars
1804 Belmont Road NW, Washington, DC, 20009, United States of America

Adults-only hostel within easy reach of Smithsonian's National Zoo
  • Free self-serve breakfast and free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect™ Rewards nights here
  • Clean and decent location for bars and restaurants. For a younger crowd. There was one…Nov. 30, 2019
  • Very relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, also staff were very helpful when I had…Feb. 22, 2019

HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington

from $312 CAD
  • One Bed in a 4-Bed Mixed Gender Dorm (Superior Shared Dormitory)
  • One Bed in a 6-Bed Female Only Dorm (Superior Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom)
  • One Bed in a 8-Bed Mixed Gender Dorm (Traditional Shared Dormitory, City View)
  • Double Room, City View
  • Shared Dormitory
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • One Bed in a 8-Bed Female Only Dorm, Basement Level (Superior Shared Dormitory, Private Bathroom)

What’s around HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington


  • In Adams Morgan
  • Smithsonian's National Zoo - 16 min walk
  • White House - 32 min walk
  • Dupont Circle - 17 min walk
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km
  • Georgetown University - 2.5 mi / 4 km
  • Newseum - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • National Gallery of Art - 2.8 mi / 4.6 km

Getting around

  • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 25 min drive
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 55 min drive
  • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 39 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 37 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 50 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 45 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 56 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 22 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 32 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 35 min drive
  • Woodley Park-Zoo Station - 14 min walk
  • Dupont Circle Station - 16 min walk
  • U Street Station - 18 min walk

At a glance

Key facts


  • 92 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. All guests must present a valid, government-issued ID at check-in. Guests who present a U.S. Passport must also present another form of ID which has proof of address in order to check in.
The maximum stay at this property is 14 nights in any 90 day period.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free self-serve breakfast daily
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington’s small print

Also known as

  • Highroad Hostel DC Washington
  • Highroad DC Washington
  • Highroad DC
  • HighRoad Hostel DC Washington
  • HighRoad Hostel DC Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • HighRoad Hostel DC Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Washington


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within 90 mi (144 km) of the property will not be allowed to check in.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    A damage deposit of USD 200 will be collected before check-in.

Optional extras

Parking is available nearby and costs USD 23 per night (150 ft away; open 24 hours)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 299 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Abigail, caBusiness trip
Very Good 8.0
Decent but probably wouldn't stay again.
Best price in town but far from most of the sights. Being a 6 foot 1 dude it sucks requesting lower bunk and being stuck on the top one, especially when the bed is too small to even stretch out in. Building was cool, very clean and very very friendly staff but not very many perks or activities like I've experienced in other hostels. The neighborhood is great for food, pubs, clubs etc but is pretty far out of the way. Probably wouldn't stay again but I don't discourage anyone else from checking the place out.
caOther trip
Exceptional 10.0
Top notch
Stay was great as always when I come here. Everything you need as a traveler of any age, interest, etc.. is right across the street. The lay out inside is amazing to meet people and for you to get work done. Amazing place.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
It’s a nice place, with nice people, really close to bars, 10min walking to the zoo, bus stations around. You’ll be able to meet people from all over the globe! I’d like to stay there again when I go back to DC to visit the places that’s I couldn’t this time.
Olivia, us4 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Great location. The hostel is nice and accommodating with friendly staff.
us1 night business trip

HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington

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