International House of Washington
1110 6th st. nw, Washington DC, USA

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Welcome to the International House of Washington, formerly the International House of United
Tel located in the bustling Chinatown area of downtown Washington.

We have many ways so you will save money and enjoy your stay in Washington
You will have free Wi-Fi and high-speed cable internet throughout the premises, free continental breakfast. Print free, the first 5 pages.

You will get discount supermarket food card, movie tickets only $7 (not $12 to 15) to 14 movie theaters (7 minutes walk to get to, ,or use in theaters in other cities),
free rice and sometimes beans, discount coupons to attractions, free telephone calls to 60 countires- see below,, free use of computers (qq included) and more. You save money.

Our clean rooms include new hardwood floors. Some rooms include a private bathroom. The dorm rooms are very secure, with combination door locks.

Our clean 6-bed dorm includes a piano, refrigerator, kitchen sink and microwave.

Facilities include large lockers (30x30x38) with their own locks (no need to bring your own), games including Taboo, Jenga, Uno, cards, Pictionary, the Wii and golf putting. Our library of books include TOEFL, quiz books, phrase books, riddles and brain teasers! Yes many CDs Romantic comedies and coming soon 1,000s of movies and TV shows to watch free in our lobby-community room. Now also enjoy are new outdoor patio.
You can walk to the White House, the Capitol, the convention center, the free Smithsonian museums, restaurants, 14 movie theatres, Safeway supermarket, the pharmacy and the yellow line on the metro (just two minutes away).

In order to get the most out of DC, we recommend you plan to stay for at least three nights. There are many free places to go. Most museums are free and can take from 2 to 8 hours. Some people only stay one or two nights and are disappointed because they are rushed and can't do as many interesting and educational activities as they would like.

Our manager formerly served in a number of US government agencies, like the Department of State, US Agency for International Development,, the US Army, National Institute Of Health and the Government Accountability Office.

We look forward to making your stay enjoyable, inexpensive, healthy, educational and fun.

Please note
We do not permit alcohol, drugs, smoking or persons under the influence of alcohol .

Reception for Check ins are only available from 8:am to 11:pm. Please make your arrival time within these hours. because we cannot accommodate your arrival after 11PM. or before 8 AM. (Reception is not open 24 hours)

We do not permit residents of Washington, DC, Maryland or Virginia to stay as guests.

Prices do not include the local DC Tax of 14.5% and the statement 'Balance Due on Arrival is not accurate because it does not include the DC tax.

Free calls to landlines. If (c) after name to also cell phones

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  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine
  • Wii


From New York by bus:
We recommend you Google 'Chinatown Bus' to get the best bus tickets. About five companies have the lowest rates from NY at about $20 one-way. The journey should take around 4 hours and 20 minutes, depending on traffic. The drop-off locations are right here in Chinatown, less than 10 minutes’ walk from us. Please note that the Greyhound bus station is some distance from Chinatown and we do not recommend it.
From the drop-off point: Get off at 7th and H St. NW. Walk north up a slight hill on 7th St. After two blocks, turn right onto NY Ave, then take your first left onto 6th St. NW. Walk for another minute and we’re at 1110 6th St. NW – it’s a building with fire escape. There’s no sign on the building because this is a historical district and signs are not allowed.

From Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA):
From the east side of the platform, take the yellow line of the metro into the city and get off at 'Mount Vernon Square 7th St. Convention Center', then follow directions as below.

From Dulles International Airport (IAD):
A taxi will cost $60 but it’s much cheaper to take a Metro City Bus for $6 from the red, white and blue sign where the buses stop. You’ll find the stop a good walk to the right when you exit the terminal. Get off the bus at the last stop - L’Enfant Plaza. Then follow directions below.

From L’Enfant Plaza:
A taxi will cost a maximum of $9 (meter reading) plus $1.50 per large bag and $1.50 for each additional person.
Alternately, take the metro to 'Mount Vernon Square 7th st. Convention Center', then follow directions as below.

From Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI):
Your best option is to take the Marc Train for $5-$7 to Union Station DC. However, this line doesn’t run on Saturdays or Sundays.
Alternately, you can take the Amtrak train to Union Station for $20-$25.
Or you could take city bus number B30 to Greenbelt Station. The first bus leaves the airport at 6am and the last one departs at 10.50pm. The journey takes just over half an hour. Then from Greenbelt Metro Station, take the green line metro in the direction of Branch Ave and get off at 'Mount Vernon Square 7th St. Convention Center', then follow directions as below. Total cost is $5.45.
A taxi from BWI would cost around $60 to $75.

From Union Station:
Take the red line metro to Gallery place and change to the Yellow or Green line. Go one stop to 'Mount Vernon Square 7th St. Convention Center' and then follow directions as below.

From Mount Vernon Square 7th St. Convention Center metro station:
Take escalator to the exit. On reaching the street, cross the street toward Subway restaurant. Keep going in that direction on M Street, passing a large church on the left side of the street. At the corner, turn right onto 6 St. Go down the hill to near the end, where you’ll see us at 1110 in a townhouse with a fire escape. There are no signs because this is a historical district.