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 info@washingtonpeacecenter.org, thanks!  

If you are looking for individual and smaller group housing click here.



  • First Trinity Lutheran Church

       Address: 309 E Street NW  

        Telephone: 202-737-4859

Email Address: office@firsttrinitydc.org
Website: http://www.firsttrinitydc.org/#/hostel
Fee: $18 – $27/ person / night 

Description:  50 mattresses, 5 showers, full kitchen. Close to Judiciary Square Metro station.

Wheelchair accessible


  • Hostelling International

Address: 1009 11th Street, NW, Washington, DC
Telephone: 202-737-2333
Email Address: reserve@hiwashingtondc.org
Website: http://www.hiwashingtondc.org/
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: thepilgrimage@churchofthepilgrims.org
 $37/person/night; 2-night minimum
40 beds, groups of 10-40 only
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: office@saintlukesmethodist.org
Website: http://www.nationalchurch.org/Serving/Shalom_Place
Fee: $25/person/night
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: steinbruckcenter@lutherplace.org
Website: http://www.lutherplace.org/steinbruckcenter/hostel.html 
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: brian.best@saintstephensdc.org
Website: http://www.saintstephensdc.org/meeting-or-sleeping-at-st-stephens-church/
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
Telephone: 1-800-567-4150
Website: http://www.dchostel.com/
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
Website: http://www.hostelhandbook.com/capitalcity/
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.
50 beds, groups of 15+ only
Bring own bedding. Has kitchen.
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: info@williampennhouse.org
Website: http://www.williampennhouse.org/hospitality
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.