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Westbury, New York
Reviewed 30 September 2016

This boutique hotel is located not far from Dupont Circle and is an easy commute to the National Mall. It is walking distance from the trendy restaurants on U Street. Parking was not an issue for me, and the S2 bus stops on the next corner. Everything from carpets to couches shows signs of wear, but everything is clean. I...

2Thank Thea C
East Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Where do you start with this hotel. Accommodation in Washington is expensive but there is better hotels. The good points: - the hotel is located in a good area on a leafy street with restaurants on 17th street. Also about 4 blocks to Dupont metro station and more good restaurants. - The rooms were clean. The bad points - gentleman...

2Thank Ian F
Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a nice hotel in a safe area. Smallish rooms (by American standards), but we didn’t mind too much as the rooms were very clean. The rooms have a wardrobe, desk, chair and aircon but there was no fridge or safe. The staff were pleasant and helpful. There are no tea/coffee making facilities in the room, however, tea coffee...

2Thank LiciaW
Merida, Mexico
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a very small, but cosy and comfortable hotel. Located in a great, safe and chic neighborhood, very close to Metro station and with buses across the street. Also restaurants and convenience store/supermarket very near. The rooms are small, but EXTRA clean and very comfortable beds. Bathrooms are big compared to the room and very clean. It doesn't have...

Thank Eduardo B
Medina, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

First of all, the room looked fine and clean. There was no refrigerator and we were fine. However, it was hard to sleep as three ants came over me and my brother. In the morning I had to make my coffee twice and ended up without drinking it. There were ants in my coffee :(. Thanks god we booked in...

1Thank blueberry2017
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The motel charge me before I even checked in. Not enough towel for the room or when I asked for more. The room need work on it. Took for ever to get room clean. Had the room doors open when housekeeping was not around.

Thank Constance B
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The area is good because the bars are soo far away from the museums, at this hotel you are walking distance from both in the middle of the long walk in between them. Staff were fine, always handsome men. No breakfast which is a shame. Room was soo small but weren't in there a lot so didnt matter. No fridge...

1Thank Maz E
Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Rooms are small, no wifi connection in the room only at the lobby. Limited breakfast option - pancake, coffee and cereals. No parking space available, but there is a nearby parking building with a fee (about 2 blocks from the hotel). Need to upgrade their television...

Thank m0mmyem
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Stayed in DC for 2 nights out of a 4 week holiday, and by far the worst hotel out of the 9 we stayed at. I understand it was a budget hotel but literally nothing worked; our shower was only hot half the time, the TV was fuzzy and constantly cutting in and out, the heating system didn't work and...

Thank amandajm182
Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Typical sort of three star hotel: smallish room and bathroom, 24 hour front desk,daily room service, and breakfast available for ~$5 (cannot say anything about the quality of it, I did not take advantage of this amenity). Room was clean, featured a desk, wardrobe with mirror, iron and board, hairdryer in bathroom, and a surprisingly comfortable bed. I have seen...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Embassy Inn is a charming thirty eight-room European style hotel conveniently located on 16th Street several blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station. Business travelers as well as tourists seek out the Embassy Inn for its comfort, location, and value. The Embassy Inn originated in 1910 as an eight-unit apartment house. In 1919, it was converted into a thirty-room tourist hotel and was re-opened in 1987 as a thirty-eight hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Embassy Inn

Address: 1627 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3063
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $191 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Embassy Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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JimW424, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to choose a room, which isn't close to a laundry room at the end of hotel's corridor. The cheapest deal may be such noisy option.”
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  • A small room with double bed
MVasin, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors quieter, but wifi is poor. Good views only on rooms facing the avenue, the rest face neighboring building walls and back alley”
  • A/V and window with closed blinds
  • Coffee/Business room
  • bedside lamp and armoir
  • A nearby street view
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LongHairCat, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Simply avoid this hotel”
arnaldogalvao, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room that's not in front of the street, they are the most quiet.”
eduardobB8170NS, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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