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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so much to say first the staff was good. I went for the inauguration got a deal through hotels.com. When I got in he computer system was done for almost 2 hrs couldn't check in. When I finally got the room was unimpressed. There was a moldy smell, bathroom was only part that was redone. There were cracks in...

1Thank RoryA82
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had forgotten about the Inauguration dates, so we had a hard time to find a place to stay. However after some arrangements we found this Hotel, with a very high price but the closest to the most important sites. Twenty minutes walking time from the National Mall, and a block away from a varied number of restaurants. The area...

1Thank Henry B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is very recommendable - and it even has a friendly, hotel cat! We had a large room with a view of the street. The windows had some cold air leaks, but that could be fixed with the heater. The staff in the reception was also very nice, and the stay was a positive experience.

1Thank sidset
Thousand Oaks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in and was in total shock. It was dilapidated, dirty, no screen on window 2nd floor. Filthy windows couldn't see out of it. A thin board was used for a wall into the next room. I had 2 children with me and left the hotel. The environment was not for children. The photos online were misleading and fraudulent. I...

1Thank Mary S
Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Sure, the closet was partially blocked, and the toilet was oddly placed, and the free breakfast was minimal, and a couple of holes could have used some spackle. But the location was excellent (walking distance to U Street restaurants), the price was awesome, and the innkeeper (the one with the French accent) had great tips for nearby eats (Keren, a...

3Thank davester37
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely horrible! Made the mistake of booking a room here via booking.com. On the booking website it didn't state that there was no parking provided. Upon entering to talk to the gentleman that worked there I was absolutely disgusted by the pungent smell. The place smells like a dirty litter box that hasn't been cleaned in days. We immediately asked...

2Thank Rachel M
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Had a worst experience, no internet in most of the rooms , you need to come in lobby to work on wifi . Less staff to guide you or help you . Rooms are small .Lobby is ok . Charging just because of the prime place , would NOT recommend at all .

Thank Babar S
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I spent three nights at the Windsor Inn. There's a lot not to like about this place, but somehow it was better than the sum of its parts. Pros: Very good location. 16th near Swann in NW. This is close to the U Street commercial corridor and moderate/short walk to Adams Morgan and to the business areas around Dupont Circle....

2Thank Matt C
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Pros: Location Great friendly staff Cons: I was expecting a queen or king sized bed instead I was met by to twin beds that couldnt even be pulled together. No view Window AC unit Doors war so abnoxiously loud when open and closing they use a real key so they ask you to leave at the front desk in case...

1Thank Rene V
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

OK! Let's face it. This place could be much better with a bit of effort - talking about general aspect here. The bright is that this Inn is very well located, with a lot to do within reachable (walking) distances - special mention for the White House. We got lucky as well cause the gentleman at the front desk gave...

1Thank Elvis27Les

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Windsor Inn is a charming forty-eight room European-style hotel conveniently located on 16th Street several blocks from either the DuPont Circle Metro station or the Memorial/Cardoza Metro station. Business travelers as well as tourists seek out the Windsor Inn for its rooms that offer comfort, location, and value. The Windsor Inn's art deco lobby has original moldings and floor tiles from the 1920s renewal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Windsor Inn

Address: 1842 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Price Range: £69 - £173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Windsor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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“Never book the room in the basement, ask for higher rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles henryb449, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Back likely to be quieter. Also no elevator or bell person, so avoid the 3rd or 4th floor if you don't want to lug your bags.”
 of 5 bubbles MattC797, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“call ahead and make sure your actually getting a queen or king and not 2 twins like me”
 of 5 bubbles 429renev, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floors are better, because wifi is poor on upper ones”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on upper floors have more window space and air circulation.”
 of 5 bubbles ptnjoroge68, 19 May 2016 | Read review
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