We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Duo Housing

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Duo Housing
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

216 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 145: English reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016

The place is excessively small and tries to exploit every space inefficiently (in the 8 bed dorms u can barely move on ur bed. There is no space for luggage (the padlock-free-lockers are useless, some are also broken) not even enough plug to charge your phone. In the building where I have stayed there were 2 bathroom for over 24...

Thank Andrea L
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at the duo housing for 2 days on the 16th November, having never stayed in a hostel as a lone traveler i was a little nervous, but on arrival all nerves were left at the front door! Great place with great staff and guests, check in was quick and easy and as expected everything was explained clearly, breakfast...

Thank AndyYoung88
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Some of the staff are rude, helpless and unfriendly, there is no space between beds, beds were not comfortable, I couldn't sleep because the other mate's feet were hitting my head while he was sleeping, the manager didn't bother himself to ask me in person what's happened after he knew from an email written by one of his staff and...

1Thank Ahmed M
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Been here with a wife. A cozy home for a few days. Friendly stuff. Friendly guests. Quite slow internet over Wi-Fi and few kinda weird rules however. There's a supermarket in a few steps and plenty of places to have a lunch.

Thank Teaman R
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 12 November 2016

The place is perfect for a short trip for young people. Friends who wish to just get a place to sleep and spend the rest of their time in the capital. The mixed dorms are cheap and there is free breakfast (pancakes!) every morning until 9:30. Walking to the white house in only 15 minutes, after which it is only...

Thank StefAlfrink
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I stayed seven nights, there are no lockers to storage luggage only some small ones to store valuable goods. The place is really small, during the "breakfast"(just pancakes) sometimes there is no place to sit down. In the living room sometimes there is no place to sit down. TERRIBLE Wi-fi service. I strongly do not recommend this place.

Thank Jose H
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Staff was nice, except owner not friendly and arrogant. Can't drink alcohol after 10pm. The room was okay, the bathrooms were gender separated, pretty clean in general. Breakfast only with small Pancakes, you get tired of it after 3 days. A little expensive for the price.

Thank juliojulietto
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Duo Housing is the perfect hostel. We stayed for 2 nights, the housing is clean and well maintained and the amenities are good. The staff are the best I have encountered from any hostel I have stayed at, they are friendly, helpful and easy to get along with. We stayed 1 night in a 4 bed dorm and 1 night...

Thank michellehB8749KI
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 days with my friends. My room was clean and quiet. They have a cozy small living room, I love it! They also have kitchen, backyard... The staff was great, I sat alone in the backyard and she came to talk to me for a while, she was so friendly (I forget her name, she told...

Thank KhanhNgocDuong
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I've stayed in room with 12 beds; it's so full with beds that I didn't know where to leave my luggage. No plugs in for upper beds. As some people already wrote, at checking in I had a feeling the person wants to get rid of me asap. Nobody told me about breakfast. There was also no towels on the...

1Thank IvanaaZgb

73 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (39)
Bathroom (4)
Dining (9)
Room/Suite (9)
Hotel & Grounds (4)
View from Room (3)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Other (9)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (34)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (5)
Dining (4)
Room/Suite (4)
View from Room (4)
Hotel & Grounds (1)
Family/Play Areas (3)
Other (13)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Washington DC hotels
Comfort Inn Downtown DC / Conven...
#62 of 139 in Washington DC
956 reviews
Mount Vernon Square
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC
#55 of 139 in Washington DC
1,383 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Mount Vernon Square
Morrison-Clark Historic Inn & Restaurant
Morrison-Clark Historic Inn & Re...
#57 of 139 in Washington DC
652 reviews
Cambria hotel & suites Washingto...
#35 of 139 in Washington DC
575 reviews
Upper Northwest
Washington Plaza Hotel
Washington Plaza Hotel
#24 of 139 in Washington DC
2,316 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
All brand new!! New bathrooms! New media room! Cleanest rooms in dc! (Thanks to our "no shoes in house" and "no food in bedrooms" policies! ) Check out what makes Duo Housing THE #1 Choice for travellers! We provide the MOST FREE Amenities of any Hostel in DC! Duo Housing is just MINUTES away from nightlife, tourist attractions, and shopping! Less than 2 blocks to the Metro Rail! Come see why everyone LOVES Duo Housing DC! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Duo Housing

Address: 1223 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC
Price Range: £19 - £275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Duo Housing 2*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Cheap Tickets, Priceline, HostelWorld and Travelocity so you can book your Duo Housing reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Duo Housing Hotel Washington Dc
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Duo Housing staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Reigate, England, United Kingdom
5 months ago

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Duo Housing staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Absolutely avoid the 12 bed dorm, I suggest taking the 8 bed dorm in groups.”
 of 5 bubbles E9370QJandreal, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dorm - cheap”
 of 5 bubbles StefAlfrink, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms without windows.”
 of 5 bubbles josehJ7524JN, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bunks on the bottom have better access to wall outlets.”
 of 5 bubbles MorganLJefferson, 2 Jul 2016 | Read review
“basement room is horrible and it is too loud. I can not go to sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles xzhu98, 18 Jun 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay