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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say, good hotel and a rather cheap price. I felt the service and attention to detail were on par with the star rating. Quite impressed with the rooms. I would certainly stay here again if passing through. Andrew

1Thank AndrewPhilWoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean and convenient. Not large, but served it's purpose. Reasonable rate in good part of town. Great for a short stay. Would stay again if I had the need. Bed was very comfortable. Very quiet. Coffee/ tea in lobbym

1Thank April S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My first impression was not good, but the place grew on me. It's old and worn, but clean. My room was tiny, only about 18 inches of room on each side of the bed. It's in an excellent location - within a few blocks of dozens of restaurants, bars, etc., and a $10 Lyft ride from the National Mall. There's...

1Thank Mark R
Brookline, Massachusetts
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 20 March 2017

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 28 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

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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: $179 - $1,316 (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.”
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.”
snarliest1, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Never book the room in the basement, ask for higher rooms.”
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.”
MattC797, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“call ahead and make sure your actually getting a queen or king and not 2 twins like me”
429renev, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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