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Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you require some up-scale hotel, with décor that slavishly aligns with what's bland, and super-professional everything this is not the place for you. Windsor Inn is funky and cozy. It has a darling cat who lives in the old-world lobby. The décor definitely is older, and perhaps a little shabby. But it's charming. This won't be some place you...

2Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you adjust your expectations accordingly, this is a great bargain for a European-style little hotel. I needed an affordable place at the last second, and this fit the bill admirably. Do not expect four-star amenities. There is a friendly lobby cat named Mimi, which for me is a *superb* amenity. There's coffee, and my small room was scrupulously clean....

2Thank snarliest1
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 February 2017 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...

2Thank RoryA82
Lima, Peru
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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 29 January 2017

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.

2Thank sidset
Thousand Oaks
Reviewed 27 January 2017 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...

2Thank 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...

4Thank davester37
Reviewed 11 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...

3Thank Rachel M
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Reviewed 20 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 .

1Thank Babar S
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 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

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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 20009-3316
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Price Range: RM602 - RM2,922 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Windsor Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 46
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“If you don't want to climb stairs request a room on the ground level.”
 of 5 bubbles 62DaveS, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I was told to avoid basement rooms because they're cold in winter. Rooms near the lobby are noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles snarliest1, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
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