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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The motel charge me before I even checked in. Not enough towel for the room or when I asked for more. The room need work on it. Took for ever to get room clean. Had the room doors open when housekeeping was not around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The area is good because the bars are soo far away from the museums, at this hotel you are walking distance from both in the middle of the long walk in between them. Staff were fine, always handsome men. No breakfast which is a shame. Room was soo small but weren't in there a lot so didnt matter. No fridge... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are small, no wifi connection in the room only at the lobby. Limited breakfast option - pancake, coffee and cereals. No parking space available, but there is a nearby parking building with a fee (about 2 blocks from the hotel). Need to upgrade their television...

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Canberra, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in DC for 2 nights out of a 4 week holiday, and by far the worst hotel out of the 9 we stayed at. I understand it was a budget hotel but literally nothing worked; our shower was only hot half the time, the TV was fuzzy and constantly cutting in and out, the heating system didn't work and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Typical sort of three star hotel: smallish room and bathroom, 24 hour front desk,daily room service, and breakfast available for ~$5 (cannot say anything about the quality of it, I did not take advantage of this amenity). Room was clean, featured a desk, wardrobe with mirror, iron and board, hairdryer in bathroom, and a surprisingly comfortable bed. I have seen... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

No sign out front to indicate hotel was there. Twelve year old at front desk was less than helpful; told us to leave car out on 16th Ave until we need to move it when parking is prohibited; tiny, shabby room; air is not working, doubt 12 year old will be able to fix it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

You get what you pay for....the room was VERY small, the building could use some TLC, the bathroom was the best feature - shower had good water pressure and the towels were clean and soft; the bed was horrible, pillows were flat and air conditioner was would not shut off; front desk staff was not helpful when it came to... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

In a charming neighborhood lies this neglected property. We checked in and found that the room was clean, BUT: 1) dresser handles were broken 2) electric outlet on desk lamp was broken (shorted wire) 3) no wand to close venetian blinds 4) no exhaust fan in bathroom 5) broken hair drier 6) closet door bangs into wall light 7) desk... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 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... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 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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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
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: $79 - $349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Embassy Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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