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1 room, 2 adults

HighRoad Hostel DC

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
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From 136 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • One of the better Hostels I've stayed at on par with a European one!Jul 25, 2019
  • It was really a great experience and I enjoyed every day every moment spent in Highroad…Oct 16, 2018

HighRoad Hostel DC

from £94
  • 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
  • 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

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’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 lifts.

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.

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Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 248 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Fantastic hostel
My friend and I really enjoyed our stay here. The staff were super friendly and helpful! It’s good for travelling solo or with friends as the hostel has a nice social atmosphere (they had a free pasta dinner night and an ice cream social night while we were there). The location is brilliant - Adams Morgan is a lively area with plenty of restaurants/bars and always felt safe. It is also worth mentioning that although many guests used the public transport, we were able to walk from the hostel to the main tourist sites (e.g. 30 minute walk to the White House). The only negative was that the air con in our room stopped working during our stay and wasn’t fixed until after we checked out.
Cathy, gbTrip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great Place to Stay
A great hostel, handily placed to explore Washington. My only complaint is that the mattress on my bed was too soft. Other than that I can't fault it. Free dinners twice a week plus an ice-cream night are excellent ideas.
Mark, gb8 night trip
Good 6.0
Not bad but not as good as it's rating suggests
Staff is good and very helpful. The building interior could use some upgrades and deep cleaning. They provide a comforter/duvet type blanket which I found to be too hot, I would prefer a top sheet. The bathrooms are clean but need hooks to hang towels/clothes. The showers have low water pressure which probably why they mounted the showerheads very high. The surrounding neighborhood business district is dirty with lots of panhandlers and "homeless" people (mentally ill/drug addicts). Watch out for rats scurrying around the sidewalks at night.
Jeremy, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The hostel at Adams Morgan
It’s a lively at place to stay. The area is fun, safe and has many restaurants, bars, and eateries.
Ellen, usBusiness trip
Good 6.0
Not recommended
Think twice before you make your reservation if you are not comfortable with staying with many other people in the same room.
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