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Windsor Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1842 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (Dupont Circle)
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews about the Windsor Inn but was not deterred from staying there. We were looking for an affordable hotel in a nice area of Washington DC. The Windsor Inn fit that bill. Yes, its old and the rooms are small, but it is clean and the area is safe. No frills, very convenient and a short walking... More

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Petah Tiqwa, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Well, it's OK for sleeping there one or two nights, but it's not the best place for the perfect vacation. It is clean, but could be cleaner. and it is not very well maintained. But I slept there quite well, and it was relatively cheap.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The basement bedroom was dank, cupboard-sized, noisy and ill-equipped; the TV was old-fashioned and fuzzy; the badly screened window looked out upon an unkempt yard whose air-conditioning equipment kept me awake throughout the night; the staff were off-hand; and the overall impression was disappointing -- to say the very least.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This place is old and tired, but an acceptable level of cleanliness. You can sit out front and people watch. We stayed in the basement. Full size bed and small.room, but for the price and location... No complaints. Parking is a beast, so Uber if you can or get advice from a local.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We booked the inn a night before we went to DC. Since the price of Windsor was far lower than the others, which was $92(include everything) compared with over $120, we had low expectation for this inn. But it turned out to be a surprise!!! The room was small but it was clean and it has almost everything you need.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The hotel and the room was in vintage style but not too tiny. The shower is area is a big tight though. Staff was good. The location is great, the area around has many restaurants that are open late, it seemed quite safe. U st station is like 0.4 miles away, dupont circle is about a half mile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were there for a Friday night concert at the Lincoln Theater so it was an absolute perfect location. We had a 10 minute walk and had no problem finding street parking since the hotel doesn't offer any. Rooms were clean, great shower but no central air really. We were on the fourth floor and the stairwell was soo hot.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Clean, albeit very small rooms. Aircons very loud and only semi-effective. Beware of the "Gardenrooms" - which are effectively in the basement with "view" onto a hallway. Rooms in the far corners of the building may experience problems with Wifi. Breakfast very simple, though the pastries are plenty and good. Lots of food and evening places two blocks away. All... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

last time i visited DC I stayed at the SWISS INN which has since closed. I was looking for a budget friendly inn & discovered the WINDSOR INN. staff was very friendly, the evening clerk seems to have a passion for food & directed me to some great inexpensive restaurants ; my room was cleaned everyday & it reminded me... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If I could have found something else, I would have left immediately. It was filthy, I am covered in bug bites, the last night I stayed there, someone tried to break into the locked lobby. The bedding was awful, the towels were only good for washing the car. My two windows looked out onto a bricked shaft. The furniture was... More

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Address: 1842 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle , Upper Northwest
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Windsor Inn 2*
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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 
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