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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took my son and mother for a quick trip to DC, and used points to stay at this Kimpton. It was a nice location--walking distance to the White House, and there were some great restaurants nearby. The rooms were modern, with the funkiest bathrooms I've had in a while. They were also on the small side, which happens now and...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GarlowFamily, Thank you for the kind review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate you taking a moment to share your experience with fellow travelers. Next time your coming to DC please email me so I personally oversee your visit. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager awet.sium@donovanhoteldc.com

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff at front desk. Rooms were spacious,clean and very nice. On Saturday night the elevators were not working ,thus we had to walk the 6 flights to our room. On checkout the next morning they inform me that $50 is taken off of our bill for this in convenience. I was very suprised and appreciative. Would definitely stay...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear San A60, Thank you for the 5 Star review of the Kimpton Donovan. In particular, thank you for recognizing the best front desk team in the city. So sorry to read about the issues with the elevators. Happy to report everything is back to normal. Please let us know when you return and we can personally take care of...

Layton, Utah
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Donovan for 10 days when I moved to the area and was very impressed with how comfortable I was for an extended period of time in a hotel room. The staff like all other Kimpton's was impeccable! Every time I walked through the lobby they all had smiles on their face and gave me an energetic...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Taylor O, Thank you for the amazing review of the Kimpton Donovan. I greatly appreciate you for recognizing the best staff in the city. We love being of service to our guest and love the adoration. Taylor our location is second to none as we are nearly 30 minutes from everything - Walking. Our restaurant Zentan serves some the...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

ROOM: The room and bathroom are contemporary and very clean. However, the sink takes up all the counter space. A mirror outside of the room would be helpful. COFFEE: There is no coffee maker in the room. But coffee and tea are served in the lobby all morning. The coffee is delicious. WINE HOUR: 5-6pm. Red & White wines, a...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MKEtraveler2, Thank you for your recent visit to the Kimpton Donovan hotel. I greatly appreciate the in depth review of the hotel. From the Morning coffee(note...we can have a coffee maker delivered to your room) to our wine social every evening 5pm-6pm to the best part of our hotel - the STAFF. They are best in the city and...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay here - the room was comfortable with some avant grade elements, albeit the room was a bit small. The hotel in general had more of a single vibe than family but it didn't really affect our stay, other than the fact that there were a ton of breakable elements at toddler eye-level in the lobby so...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear toastytravels, Thank you for the 5 Star review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel as well as taking the time to share your feedback. I am happy to hear you found our hotel to be a nice one. We sincerely appreciate your business and hope we can welcome you again in the near future. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

chicago
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Donovan as a family during the summer of 2016. The best part of the hotel was its pool. It was a pleasant little surprise at a hotel that was otherwise a little dank and dark. The pool was beautiful -- almost tropical. I would probably stay again just because of this., As for the dank and...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi adk, Thank you for staying with us and taking a moment to post a review to our fellow travelers. We greatly appreciate the kind words about the pool on our rooftop. Thanks again for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At this price point, they should be able to turn the elevators back on after a fire alarm goes off. I understand that things happen but the communication after the false alarm was not great. Other than that the hotel was fine. I usually love Kimptons but this one was not my favorite.

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear cwsumner, Thank you for the review of the Kimpton Donovan. I am so sorry to read about the fire alarm going off during your stay. These situation are never ideal. Once again I apologize. Please let me know if I can be of any further assistance as I sincerely hope our front office team resolved the matter to your...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Donovan was a clean, comfortable respite during my latest whirlwind trip to DC. It's in a perfectly located for capitol hill visits and events. The staff was welcoming and every amenity I could want was right there. Good restaurant, good service, comfortable room. I'm staying there again next week. My songwriter advocacy group, NSAI, tries to always stay with...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Bogardo615, Thank you for staying with us at The Kimpton Donovan Hotel and taking time to write us a review. We absolutely love making our guests feel relaxed and right at home the moment they walk through the door, whether it be with a welcoming smile or in this case, a glass of wine! Please come see us again...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a room overlooking Thomas Circle, with a huge floor to ceiling window for great unobstructed views north of the city. The hotel doesn't offer much in the way of amenities and the lobby is a confusing awkward space but the rooftop bar is amazing in warm weather, with great cocktails and a swimming pool. The rooms themselves...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi ConnorLawrence, Thank you for the amazing review of Kimpton Donovan. We greatly appreciate the kind words. The views of the circle paired with the rooftop and the modern vibe of the hotel really makes Kimpton Donovan a special place. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon arrival my room was unavailable. But the staff at the Donovan, David in particular went out of his way to ensure that I was accomodated by turning my terrible travel day around with kindness, professionalism and generosity.

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cftravels2017, Thank you very much for this superb review. I'm happy that David was able to turn your day around. I'm sure you will be back in DC very soon and we would be very happy to welcome you back. Regards, Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Kimpton Donovan Hotel

Address: 1155 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-4111
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range: €183 - €442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Donovan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Donovan Hotel a Thompson
Donovan House Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#56 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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“My room was great. No opinion”
Bogardo615, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a city view room facing north for the best view.”
ConnorLawrence, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely choose the king room!”
cftravels2017, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Actually, it was expensive, but I guess not for the standards of the area.”
sheilag1818, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was on the 14th top floor, elevators were available all the time. I had a view of the monument. It was lovely.”
pattym861, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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