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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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1600 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#8 of 53 hotels in Alexandria
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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, our luxury boutique hotel is a collaborative dream. Renowned interior designer Vicente Wolf created a space that is reflective of the past and grounded in modern sensibilities. Combined with the stylish calm of our spa, our destination restaurant, BRABO, a striking environment and the amenities expected of a Kimpton Hotel, Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa unites the elegance of yesteryear with the comforts of modern-day living.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Paid internet
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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gobravz15 wrote a review Oct 2021
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution
We were scheduled to stay 3 nights in a suite (estimated cost for those nights was almost $1400 excluding parking). When we arrived and pulled out the sofa bed, it barely fit the room, and actually hit the door of the closet. The sofa bed had to be pushed way back against the windows to open all the way (leaving the closet totally blocked). The sofa bed was so uncomfortable we decided to only stay one night. We also learned that since valet was not available, parking was in a garage nearby. We asked if overnight parking on the street was allowed, and were told they weren't sure. So we drove to the garage, which was in an unlit area, not secured in any way, and only one other car was parked there. As two women, we did not feel safe at all to leave our car there and walk back in a dark area. We ended up learning that overnight parking on the street was in fact permitted, and parked there instead. It would have been nice to know that from the beginning. I gave the front desk clerk my parking permit and let them know we didn't use the hotel's parking; I was still charged $25 for parking at checkout, and had to get that charge removed. We also noticed that the courtyard area was a huge mess that night after people went out there for snacks and drinks. By the time we checked out around 10:30 AM, it was still a disaster. Not a great look for a luxury hotel. We checked out and booked another nearby hotel, which had much safer parking options, a more spacious room, better service, and a much more comfortable sofa bed (and the room was $100 less per night). Overall, we are really disappointed with our experience at the Kimpton.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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dldmia wrote a review May 2021
Coral Gables, Florida584 contributions157 helpful votes
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Despite going through the pandemic and being a bit understaffed, they work hard to make your stay delightful. Rooms up to date and clean. Brunch was delicious. They are super pet-friendly. The gym is adequate, with equipment that is up to date. Lack of valet parking is a bit inconvenient, but we saw the front desk staff pitching in to help guests. Perfect location on King Street.
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Date of stay: May 2021Trip type: Travelled on business
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DaveSacramento_CA wrote a review Oct 2021
Sacramento, CA79 contributions34 helpful votes
Great stay in Old Alexandria. The room size was good and staff very accommodating. The restaurant was great for dinner. We could feel the effects of Covid during our stay by the lack of valet and no breakfast service at the hotel. Our arrival was rather dismal as we had to find our way to underground parking garage which was not at all inviting or attractive, then in the employee entrance to finally get to the lobby. Also, no bellman to assist with luggage. Staff tried very hard to make it as convenient as possible. We would have had an even better impression if we could have had valet/bellman parking as the street side of the hotel has a lovely entrance. It was a bit far for us to walk to the heart of Old Alexandria, but there is a free trolley - or it's an $8.00 Uber ride. Had to ask for robes & coffee maker, but they were promptly provided
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: corner room had nice view & lots of light
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Esther S wrote a review Aug 2021
Georgetown, Guyana429 contributions90 helpful votes
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The check in was fairly smooth although I had an issue. I was told that the hotel accepted cash and was given cash to pay but eventually it was taken care of. The room is very spacious and came with disinfecting wipes on the desk. There was also an umbrella and yoga mat in the room. There were large bottles of shampoo, body wash and conditioner as well as a soap and a small bottle of cream in the bathroom. There were 2 issues I had with the room namely the AC which would make a loud noise when it shut off after reaching a certain temperature I assume. There were also problems with the keys from time to time and the lock once. The staff especially the receptionists were amazing!! They helped me with taxis, finding restaurants, printing documents and any other assistance I needed. The location is absolutely perfect for touring and dining it is within walking distance of everything.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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MsKiesha wrote a review Aug 2021
Alexandria, Virginia2144 contributions217 helpful votes
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I stayed here during my interview for a job in the area. The hotel is beautiful and is in an amazing location. The staff were absolutely phenomenal. I hated the private party in the courtyard as I had an early morning flight and needed to sleep, but the noise was so loud and I was on the 5th floor. It did end about 10:30 so that was fine. No water or paper cups in the rooms so that sucked, but overall this was a nice hotel.
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Date of stay: August 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$142 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
107
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Escape Quest (0.4 km), Freedom House Museum (0.3 km), and Olio Tasting Room (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro, Vermilion Restaurant, and BRABO Tasting Room.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.