Looking to house lots of activists or volunteers in town for an event or mobilization? Check out these resources. All information is subject to change – if you learn different information or find more places who offer mass housing, please let us know! Email firstname.lastname@example.org, thanks!
If you are looking for individual and smaller group housing click here.
- First Trinity Lutheran Church
Address: 309 E Street NW
Description: 50 mattresses, 5 showers, full kitchen. Close to Judiciary Square Metro station.
- Hostelling International
Address: 1009 11th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Email Address: email@example.com
Fee: $25 – $40 / person / night (also have private rooms for more). Breakfast is $2/ person extra
Description: Near chinatown / metro center / mt. vernon square and is an Eco Hostel (they’re energy star certified).
- The Pilgrimage (a Christian learning center)
Address: 22nd and P St. NW, Washington D.C.
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fee: $37/person/night; 2-night minimum
Capacity: 40 beds, groups of 10-40 only
Description: has kitchen, near Dupont Circle, Red line
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
- Shalom Place, St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
Address: 3655 Calvert Street NW, Washington D.C. 20007
Telephone: (202) 333-4949
Email Address: email@example.com
Capacity: Can house 10-24 person groups
Description: Shalom Place seeks to provide economical hospitality and service-learning opportunities to groups who want to further their understanding and experiences of social justice. It is complete with 2 bathrooms with showers, and has two large shared-living bedrooms with 24 beds total. Also comes complete with functioning kitchen, and a computer with internet. Bring your own linens, no food is provided.
- Steinbruck Center at Luther Place
Address: 1226 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20005
Contact Person: Bianca Vazquez
Telephone: (202) 667-1377 ext 204
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fee: $30/person/night, willing to work with groups with financial need
Capacity: 36 people
Description: Steinbruck Center has 36 beds — 26 bunk beds and 10 mattresses that get pulled when needed. Bathrooms and showers are available. Kitchenette available free of charge; access to full kitchen for duration of stay costs an additional $50.
- St. Stephen’s Church
Address: Newton and 16th NW, Washington D.C. 20010
Contact Person: Brian Best (Parish Coordinator)
Telephone: (202) 232-0900
Email Address: email@example.com
Fee: $10/person per night
Capacity: No limit on guests, but may be limited by the number of bathrooms
Description: St. Stephen’s is a great meeting and housing space, which caters frequently to activist organizations and non-profit groups. No beds available, groups will require sleeping bags, blankets, pillows, etc. No showers available.
- Washington International Student Center
Address: 2451 18th Street N.W. Washington, DC 20009
Fee: $24 / night, includes breakfast
Description: First night of parking free / free pickup from Union Station and Greyhound
- Capitol City Hostel
Address: 2411 Benning Rd NE, Washington D.C. 20002
Telephone: (202) 387-1328
Fee: $15 to $20/person per night
Description: Capitol City Hostel is an environmentally friendly, co-ed housing option, and comes complete with beds, linens, computer service with free internet, two bathrooms with showers, full kitchen, and a TV room.
- Washington Seminar Center – Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
Address: 4th St. SE and Independence St. SE, Washington D.C.
Capacity: 50 beds, groups of 15+ only
Description: Bring own bedding. Has kitchen.
Neighborhood: Capitol Hill
- William Penn House
Address: 515 East Capitol Street SE, Washington D.C. 20003
Contact Person: Andrei Israel (Executive Director)
Telephone: (202) 543-5560
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fee: Individual Rate – $45-$55/night
Group Rates – $35-$45 per person per night, depending on group size.
Capacity: Up to 30 people in bunk beds
Description: William Penn House is a Quaker center for exploring and making visible the Quaker testimonies of peace, community, simplicity, equality, and truth. House is complete with 30 available beds in shared rooms, and linens, towels, and a simple daily breakfast are provided. 7 showers and 5 bathrooms are available.