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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 WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
  • Think twice before you make your reservation if you are not comfortable with staying with…May 29, 2019
  • All the workers there are really nice and are helpful. It was probably one of the nicest…Apr 22, 2019
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HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington

from $129
  • 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 with Shared Bathroom
  • One Bed in a 14-Bed Mixed Gender Backpackers Dorm (Economy Shared Dormitory, Basement Level)
  • 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

Top spots nearby

Recommended by this property

  • Smithsonian's National Zoo (8-minute walk)
  • Dupont Circle (11-minute walk)
  • White House (24-minute walk)
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum (27-minute walk)
  • Georgetown University (29-minute walk)
  • Newseum (35-minute walk)
  • National Gallery of Art (35-minute walk)
  • Smithsonian Castle (35-minute walk)
  • Smithsonian Institution (35-minute walk)
  • Rock Creek Park (42-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 10 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 17 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 32 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 35 min drive
  • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 36 min drive
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 42 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 48 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 6 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 14 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 15 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-3 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Please note that all reservations are pre-paid. Standard-Flexible Reservations may be cancelled up to 4PM EST on the day prior to the check-in date to avoid cancellation fee. Same Day Reservations and Non-Refundable Reservations do not apply"

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • 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


  • 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 continental breakfast
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 2016
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • 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


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

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.

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

Exceptional 9.4 From 230 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Great, cheap, and fun!
Nice and friendly staff. Very helpful. Cool spot to meet people and stay for cheap. Very clean!
us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The second time around - still smiling!
My 2nd visit was a lovely as the first! I thought it would be nice to be inside one of their built-in bunks as they appear slightly more private. Turns out I have a bit of claustrophobia which did not surface until I crawled into the otherwise very comfortable bunk. The staff was understanding and quickly moved me to a regular bed, where I slept blissfully through the night. I wish I'd found HighRoad earlier in my transition to DC this is a get stay at a very reasonable cost!
Audrey, us2 night business trip
Very Good 8.0
I wish this had been my first hostle experience...
Clean comfortable room. Excellent, friendly staff really enjoyed the experience. One question why only 1 chair in the bedroom?
Audrey, us2 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Top hostel stay ever
Super convenient area. Lots of great places to eat within walking distance. Lots of public transportation options and maps and helpful staff on the issue. Bedding was exceptional. Entire place was clean. Kitchen access and shared spaces phenomenal. Staff was truly one of the best. The option to leave my bags there was so helpful.
Tina, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect Stay in DC
I love the location and the friendly staff. Located at a Central Public Transportation location.
Brooke, us4 night business trip

HighRoad Hostel DC, Washington

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