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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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What's included
Free Internet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Suites
Rooftop Bar
Fitness centre
Concierge
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair Access
Business Centre
Dry Cleaning
4 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
1155 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-4111
6.1 km to Ronald Reagan National Airport
160 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.9 km from White House
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This hotel is in a fantastic location for restaurants and sightseeing. It was too hot to walk when we were there, but otherwise it's an easy walk to the National Mall. Staff were all very polite. The lobby was nice, no issues with the elevators...More

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Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 17 May 2018

I've stayed in this hotel twice now, and I would definitely go back again if I was staying in Washington. The front desk staff, particularly David, were friendly and efficient. Dinner in the Japanese restaurant was excellent - really delicious. The bar on the roof...More

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Response from Matthew W, Manager at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 23 May 2018

Hi Brinsley, I'm thrilled you appreciated the friendly service provided by David and the rest of the team. I am pleased you enjoyed your dinner in our restaurant Zentan and had the opportunity to take in the view and cocktail at our rooftop bar. We...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I definitely recommend this hotel. The service and hospitality we received has been wonderful from the moment we checked in. David and Chris welcomed us with smiles and a great attitude at the front desk and we were excited to get a room with an...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed 2 evenings. No hot water for shower in the morning . I had to take cold showers. Terrible. Stay away. No compensation because my room was prepaid. No effort to do anything else. Stay away. Stay away.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It has been about a year since I stayed at the Donovon House but the hotel has become the benchmark at which I measure all DC hotels. I travel to DC for business on occasion and generally stay down near the Capital Hill but my...More

Thank Kristi L
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$159 - US$372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#35 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$159 - US$372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#35 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Amenities (22)
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Shane M
8 July 2018|
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Response from bkl593 | Reviewed this property |
The rooftop does have amazing views. ROOFTOP HOURS BAR Monday - Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm Thursday 4:00 pm - Midnight Friday - Saturday 4:00 pm - 1:00 am HAPPY HOUR Weekdays 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm BRUNCH Saturday... More
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holly y
11 May 2018|
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Response from Robin v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Holly! The pool will be open in June, but you can already have drinks on the roof top. Enjoy your stay!
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pishihapoo
9 May 2018|
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Response from vacyclist27 | Reviewed this property |
It had not yet opened when we were there in mid-April. Though the Weather was nice the first two days we were there the temps dropped the day we left.
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"Rooms facing the street are a little noisy"
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"Ask for a room on a higher floor, you won't hear the road noise at night."
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