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Kimpton Morrison House

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Dallas, Texas
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219 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2012

I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience here. It's very quiet, the staff is outstanding and the rooms are very comfortable. Only complaint is there is no coffee in the rooms!

Thank cclakeman
morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear cclakeman, We truly appreciate that you took the time to comment on you recent stay at the Morrison House and we are excited that it was a great one. I hope that you got the chance to enjoy our complementary coffee service in the morning and our complementary manager hosted wine reception in the evening. Please let us know... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2012

I have stayed in hotels in over 60 countries and I have never had an experience like this one! It is perfectly located, the staff if amazingly friendly and efficient. There are dozens of little extras that will surprise you once you arrive. The staff has clearly made an attempt to think of everything. There is even a jogging map... More 

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Park City, Utah
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 May 2012

The staff and service is outstanding. The location is perfect for dining, shopping and cycling. Within a few minutes I was on my bike on the Mt. Vernon trail. I had a mechanical issue on my ride and arrived back at the hotel more than a little greasy. I was a little nervous coming into the lobby, but the staff... More 

morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear PJMCROB, Thank you for choosing the Morrison House and thank you for writing this kind review. I’m glad that you enjoyed our location and the high level of service we are trying to provide. I’m sorry to hear that you had mechanical issues with your bike. It is such a beautiful ride from our hotel to Mount Vernon and... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 15 May 2012

My wife and I stayed here Monday to Friday the second week in May. We had a wonderful time. The rooms were very nice and the food was great. But what I think sets this place above the rest is the people and the music at night. By people, I dont just mean the Morrison house folks who work there,... More 

Thank Charlie650
morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear Charlie650, It is great to hear that you enjoyed your stay in May and in particular our piano bar. The Morrison House and our restaurant the Grille at the Morrison House were just named Virginia's best Piano Bar and Virginia's best Boutique Hotel by "Virginia Living Magazine". The strong connection to our community truly and out regular local guests... More 

New York City, New York
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2012

The Morrison House has the feel of a bed and breakfast, and the location right in the middle of downtown Alexandria gives an old-time feel we very much enjoyed. My wife and I were in town for a wedding, and our room and the common rooms were all warm and well-appointed. The atmosphere helped give us our own romantic vibe,... More 

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morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear AntonioAlphonse, Thank you from choosing the Morrison House for your first trip to the beautiful city of Old Town Alexandria. Thank you for recognizing the unique team we have and for calling them “obviously well-trained, welcoming and respectful”. I’m glad that you enjoyed our convenient location and that you took advantage of the free perks you receive as a... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2012

Very lovely hotel, justifiably earned its award for service. The staff was very accommodating with a couple of requests. The room was spacious enough and clean. Bathroom was clean, spacious, well appointed in marble and nice fixtures. My room was near the elevator, and it was noisy, not from any mechanical noise that the elevator made, but voices carried through... More 

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morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear Jcg2313, I’m glad that your overall enjoyed your last minute trip to the Morrison House and that you found a amazing deal directly through the Morrison House homepage. We are indeed a pet friendly hotel and we have specific rooms that are designated for our furry friends. The detailed pet program we implemented allows us to accommodate travelers with... More 

Rockport, Maine
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53 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

My husband and I have been going to the Morrison House for many years, often several times a year. In fact, we had our wedding festivities there nearly 19 years ago. It is an elegant boutique hotel, filled with warm graciousness. There are employees that we have known for many years, and though they don't see us for a year... More 

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morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear McKenziesMom, Thank you for being so loyal to the Morrison House. I guess it all started with your wedding at the Morrison House 19 years ago. It means the world to us that after all these year we are still your number one choice in the area! We cannot wait to welcome you back and I promise you and... More 

Bowie, Maryland
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

If you are just looking for a place to sleep in the Washington Area, this experience may not be for you. But if you are interested in a wonderfully appointed, charming and restful abode to remove the stress of the day, I can not recommend a better choice. The staff is unbelievable, the rooms are unique, and the food is... More 

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morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear MGL3D, Thank you very much for you kind works. We all know that traveling can be very stressful and I’m very happy that our team was able to remove the stress of the day for you.It means a lot to our entire team that you described our team as “unbelievable” and that you had an overall great experience. Please... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 7 May 2012

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Morrison House and found it clean, comfortable and beautiful! The staff, especially Willie, Abdullah and Fanta were so kind and helpful with suggestions for nearby eateries and transportation into D.C. And, Anwar, from the other hotel who shuttled us to and from the hotel the airport kind and helpful too. We had a... More 

Thank LEE W
morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear Lee H, It means a lot to me and my team that our hospitality made your stay enjoyable and restful. I will share your positive feedback with my entire team and in particular with Willie, Abdullah, Fanta and Anward. Please let me know if there is anything I can assist your with in the future. We are looking forward... More 

Janesville, Wisconsin
1 review
Reviewed 1 May 2012

My return stay to Morrison House ~ again proved wonderful! Their service indeed is ~ Superb! Gracious, very helpful hosts from doormen to front desk to fine dining servers. Location is ideal in Alexandria’s lovely Old Town ~ on a very quiet peaceful street.Just ½ blk off King Street so easy access to historic spots, shoppes, & Alexandria’s free Trolley.... More 

Thank sue s
morrison_house, General Manager at Kimpton Morrison House, responded to this review

Dear sue s, I like to take the opportunity to thank you for making the Morrison House your home away from home. It means a lot to our entire team that you had a superb experience and we hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back “home” soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Surrounded by rich architectural history, Kimpton Morrison House is a Federal style inn set in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. Conde Nast Traveler has named Kimpton Morrison House one of the best hotels in the world five years running and it has been awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award for 26 straight years. Near our nation's capital, this boutique luxury hotel provides impeccable service and luxurious amenities in a soothing atmosphere. On-site restaurant, Ashlar, named as a nod to Alexandria's rich Masonic history, is a warm and timeless spot with polished, engaging hospitality and a well-appointed bar room. Under the helm of Chef Bobby Surdam the kitchen offers tavern classics rooted in the bounty of the Mid-Atlantic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Morrison House

Address: 116 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (Formerly Morrison House, a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria
Price Range: €143 - €384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Morrison House 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Morrison Hotel Kimpton
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Alexandria
#4 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
#5 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#9 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#23 Family Hotel in Alexandria
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“we were on the 5th floor and probably a good choice. Did not hear much street noise, though it is a pretty quiet neighborhood.”
 of 5 bubbles triciaburchette, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not accept a basement room(called first floor)”
 of 5 bubbles marthab937, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in the basement (a/k/a first floor)”
 of 5 bubbles nycresident2010, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one of the higher floors.”
 of 5 bubbles AlexandriaFoodie, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the alley. I would imagine rooms facing Alfred Street or any other direction other than the alley would be better.”
 of 5 bubbles mditomasso, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
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