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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 20/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/01/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#8 of 53 hotels in Alexandria
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 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 )
Taxi service
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Neck massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Room service
Seating area
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Vesta M wrote a review 8 Jan
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For the price of the rooms and amenities provided, this hotel left a lot to be desired. After paying extra to reserve a room ahead of time, we were given an “upgrade” with a smaller bed and were refused a refund because the room was larger than the room we paid extra to reserve. On top of already not getting what we paid for, we reserved two appointments with the spa downstairs for massages. On this day, there was a really bad snow/ice storm, so I understand the spa being closed due to inclement weather. What I don’t understand is the unprofessionalism that I experienced trying to figure out if the spa was even open that day. I checked my emails and my phone to see if I received anything telling me that they would be closed or need to reschedule, so I proceed to go down to the spa. It’s obviously closed, so I go to the front desk and have to stand there and wait for about 5 minutes before someone finally comes up to the front desk. No one is able to tell me if the spa is open or not. No one is able to get in contact with anyone. And then a manager finally pops up and she doesn’t know much more information than the front desk person which is honestly inexcusable. Turns out the spa was closed. They didn’t do anything about it except look at me like deer in headlights. It is unprofessional and unorganized to not know what is going on in your hotel when your name is literally “Lorien Hotel and SPA”. We were snowed in. The roads were bad. The sidewalks were icy. This is not somewhere you want to be when the weather is bad. The satellites on the TV were down for about 8 hours, so if we didn’t have our laptops we would have been up the creek without a paddle. The food in the restaurant downstairs is subpar. And the community toiletries in the bathrooms? Big yikes. This is a huge disappointment and we will not be staying here again. We tried to talk to management about the experience and she couldn’t have cared less. Hotel Indigo is the place to be.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
dldmia wrote a review May 2021
Coral Gables, Florida584 contributions158 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
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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Jcg2313 wrote a review Dec 2021
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania45 contributions27 helpful votes
At a certain price point, expectations are higher. First off the front desk staff and valet were very nice, but they may be understaffed as I had to wait a fairly significant amount of time for someone to appear at the front desk at check in, and I was the only one in the lobby for a while. Although I had requested when making a reservation to not be near the elevator, I was placed immediately across from the elevator. Room cleanliness and appearance was average, definitely not on par with what I'd expect from a Kimpton or that level of hotel. I'm not expecting a Ritz Carlton or Four Seasons, but the room was comparable to a well managed off the interstate type hotel. The communal bulk toiletry dispensers in the shower are a bit creepy. Overall I would consider staying there again, but will look at other options first.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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gobravz15 wrote a review Oct 2021
Atlanta, Georgia1 contribution1 helpful vote
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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DaveSacramento_CA wrote a review Oct 2021
Sacramento, CA80 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
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: corner room had nice view & lots of light
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US$142 - US$356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United StatesVirginiaAlexandriaOld Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lorien Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to 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 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 Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at 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 Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro, Vermilion Restaurant, and BRABO Tasting Room.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Lorien Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.