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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and in short, the experience was beyond appalling. The rooms are noisy, small, dirty and very old. We had to call the reception daily to tell them that we have no hot water in the shower (sometimes twice a day). WIFI is free but doesn't work at all. If you're lucky, WIFI...

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Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Great location. 25 min walk to the White House. Good quality shower supplies. Small but clean room. $5 breakfast- waffles, cereal, tea and coffee and orange juice only. Tiny tiny breakfast area. Would help if housekeeping staff was not having breakfast at the time the guests are. Cozy lobby.

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 5 May 2016

I stayed at The Embassy Inn October 2015. My boyfriend and I had a small room that was clean comfortable and quiet. It was my first time to Washington DC and my boyfriend attended college in DC over 30 years ago. We spent most of our time out exploring. This location is great. In a really nice neighborhood. You can...

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Maine
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Just completed a three night stay at the Embassy Inn. I snagged this deal on Hotwire for $85.00 a night for a king room. Considering that the average hotel room in DC is well over $150.00, it's a bargain. Is it the Ritz Carlton? Obviously not...Here's my take.. PROS - Location, location, location. Three blocks from the Dupont Circle Q...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Location was perfect for us, halfway between downtown and our daughter's apartment. We skipped the hotel breakfast in favor of picking something up on our way into the city. Room was small, but the price was "reasonable" by DC standards.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Crumbling and small rooms in a wonderful location. My room had a broken lock, no peep hole, and an overused bed. I wouldn't stay here again. I let the front desk know about the door and they seemed surprised which is unusual since the room get cleaned every day.

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Duncanville, Texas
Reviewed 21 April 2016

my 2 teens & i stayed here april 13-16, 2016. compared to other hotels in DC for those dates, we found Embassy Inn VERY reasonable ($136+tax), esp. for the location - it's 1 mile due north of the White House, 1/2 mile from Dupont Circle, which i've heard is a very cool place (and has a metro station), an easy...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Service: Dolores and Brian were wonderful, doing the best they could with an aging property. The other staff were also very friendly and helpful. Room: The room was small and worn, but clean (not sure about that carpet, but the bathroom was immaculate) Room 401 had an interesting view of the street, and was quiet in the morning on the...

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Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 27 March 2016

great location for the city attractions -near the white house- and very nice and quite neighborhood, small room but comfortable, and nice and friendly staff, very friendly hotel to families and business travelers.

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SIMPSONVILLE
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Stayed here for 2 nights but arrived very early and room wasn't ready, however receptionist Delores was wonderful and pointed out the lobby where newspaper, computer, drinks (water and I think coffee/tea) available; and said if I wanted to leave luggage and do sightseeing, that'd be fine. Room is not fancy but building was built in 1627 and has its...

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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 

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Address: 1627 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-3063
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 9,739 - ₹ 25,817 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Embassy Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“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
 of 5 bubbles 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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 of 5 bubbles LongHairCat, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Simply avoid this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles arnaldogalvao, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room that's not in front of the street, they are the most quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles eduardobB8170NS, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Top Floor has no wifi service”
 of 5 bubbles amandajm182, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
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