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Belem, PA
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Assumed that Washington DC is a terrible city for drivers, the location of this hotel is perfect. Yes, the rooms are very small but yet comfortable and the staff could be a little nicer. Please, please, watch out where you park!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 December 2013

so loved the embassy inn, that if anytime I go to Washington DC again, it will be my 1st choice of places to stay. It felt like an cheaper version of a hotel, which included breakfast (cereal, pasties, orange juice toast & chance to make a hot drink) & free wifi

1Thank cgsoldier76
Monterey, California
Reviewed 18 November 2013

This is a cute little b&b. It is the most inexpensive inn I could find in the area and I really liked it. It's older but everything worked. It was very clean. The staff was friendly. The location is awesome! This is the place to stay if you want to be in a great area but don't want to spend...

1Thank melissa o
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Stayed here for about USD130 a night, the best price I could get for this location and this quality. The staff were efficient if mostly unsmiling, the internet mostly worked well, the location is close enough to Du Pont Circle and the room (403) was well kept .The breakfast was basic of various pastries and cereals and coffee but more...

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Reviewed 16 October 2013

On 16th St (which friends told us is a VERY nice neighborhood). 2 blocks from restaurants and grocery store; a few blocks farther to Metro. Stayed 1 week in room five-0-eight. Room small, wall-mounted flat screen TV, 2 unused wall outlets (4 plugs). Double-paned window. Heat/ac unit has constant fan (great for white noise). Bathroom with stall shower (glass sides,...

1Thank battydiver
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Good front desk service. Essentially, you get what you pay for Free water at the front desk Free breakfast AC working Nice bed Really good location as Dupont Circle metro station is a block away. Can't really complain

1Thank Sahil J
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 October 2013

We enjoyed our stay at Embassy Inn, even having come from a conference at the Willard. All the staff were lovely, and facilities were adequate for our needs. Best of all, the hotel is in an old row house with a rose garden in front. The interior is from the 20's, making for a cozy stay. Just a block away...

1Thank jvanscha1
Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I would recommend this hotel. They were very nice to me. I extended my stay and they gave me a good rate. I had a quiet room. The bathroom was clean and up to date. It is in a good location. You can walk to a lot of restaurants and shops in Dupont Circle.

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Reviewed 18 September 2013

The receptionist on duty when we arrived was most unhelpful and disgusting. He Made us watt for 30 minutes when the Room was ready when we arrived just because check in was half an hour later. But this was not all. Today we discovered he had charged us $ 164 on our credit card as if the room hadn't been...

1Thank Terecurb
Reviewed 13 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights in early September. We got the Vamoose bus to Bethesda, and used the metro to get into DC so having the Dupont Circle subway station near to this hotel was definitely useful. A lady called Dolores checked us in and she was brilliant. Really friendly and welcoming, answered any questions we had and provided...

1Thank lauraherbie

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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: RM388 - RM950 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Embassy Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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“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
“Don't visit this hotel”
 of 5 bubbles Alphapromo, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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