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Kailua
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I love boutique hotels in big cities - Kimpton is the always the BEST. The small Rouge Hotel really fit the bill for our few days seeing the sights. Right up the road from the White House, walking distance to major sites and easy access to the Metro. Loved having the Whole Foods around the corner also. Staff at The...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valerie F. “Perfect”, “Winner”. Music to our ears! Thanks for the great review and for being Rouge and Kimpton Fan!

Bristol, Rhode Island
Reviewed 24 August 2013

My family & I always try to stay at a Kimpton Hotel because we know we will be most satisfied. On our most recent visit to DC to bring my daughter back to college we stayed at Hotel Rouge. The staff was outstanding and very attentive to each member of my family. Hotel Rouge is perfect for families or a...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sara S. I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us and experienced one of our bunk bed rooms; perfect for families! Thank you for choosing us and we hope will see you again when you visit your daughter at college.

Glen Allen, Virginia
Reviewed 24 August 2013

We have stayed here before and I'm so glad we chose to come back for our 15th wedding anniversary. Check in was smooth, very cheerful staff and our room was ready and waiting at 11am - we even received an upgrade which was fabulous. We love the wine hour at 5pm, and the bar has some nice cheese plates on...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear galaxy148. I am delighted that you enjoyed you anniversary celebration with us and that we are just as good as you remember! Thank you for letting other travelers know about your experience.

Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 22 August 2013

Booked this getaway through Jetsetter for $95 a night and have to say we were pleasantly surprised with our room. Thought it would be facing a wall or courtyard but it wasn't. We could say nothing wrong with the room, service or location. We had a great time. Well worth it.

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wolfman 47. We are so excited that you chose the Rouge for your weekend getaway! Thank you for telling other travelers about your experience and we hope to see you back!

Northern Virginia
Reviewed 19 August 2013 via mobile

While a great fan of Kimpton properties, this one is good but not great. This one and Helix a few blocks away don't quite meet the Kimpton 4* standard. (See previous review) Rooms are a bit worn. That's ok. That said the 2 queen room was larger than most I've stayed in in DC. Especially disappointed at the lack of...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear midatlantictraveler1. Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I am sorry that we did not completely WOW you but we do appreciate that you are a Kimpton fan and your feedback is valuable to us!

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We booke a family room for a night. Room was good size and quite clean. The location is very convenient, walking distance to White House, downtown, GW University and other attractions. parking was extra and quite expensive. Also, the refrigerator was full of food supplies but we later found it was not free; in fact very expensive. Hard to keep...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Damaani. Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to DC. Yes, the minibar is stocked for food to purchase. It does lock if you don’t want the kids to raid it, but we can also empty it on request. Thanks!

Canton, GA
Reviewed 16 August 2013 via mobile

My family and I (Boston terriers included) stayed here over the 4th of July week. Each member of the staff we encountered was so helpful and friendly. The room was quite spacious and gave our toddler plenty of room to roam. Our dogs were always welcomed with a treat from the front desk after we came back from a walk....

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KrisandLauren. Thank you for being a fan of Hotel Rouge and for letting other travelers read about your great experience! I am pleased that we exceeded your expectations with our great rooms, location and awesome staff! We look forward to welcoming you back next year!

nyc
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Went to the rouge hotel last week. I got a deal from jetsetter.The hotel is near dupont circle in a very nice neighborhood.The staff was very cheerful and accomodating. Each evening they had an hour of free wine in the lobby,and the wine was quite good. they had red,white and sangria.The rooms were large and the bed was very comfortable....

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks gman7! We all have fun working here so I’m glad that it rubs off! Thank you for letting others know about your great experience.

Reviewed 13 August 2013

The room was overly large for the SMALL bathroom. You can tell the hotel was renovated by the lack of finishing touches ... New bedding, half painted doors, popcorn ceiling, red walls and terrible lighting. They try to over compensate with gaudy fixtures and did not fine polish the rest of the room. The front door has no where to...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rb51411. We are so disappointed that you did not like your visit! We genuinely want every guest to have a good time and a great experience. Still, all feedback is useful so when my heart stops breaking, I will address the issues that you brought forward.

Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Recently stayed at Hotel Rouge with my wife for a romantic night in DC. I booked online and got a great AAA rate for a King room. When booking I indicated that it was a Date-Night with my wife and wanted to do something special to surprise her. A week before our stay I received an email from the staff...

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Kimpton Rouge Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Khorn_1: We were so excited to read your review because we love special occasions and surprising our guests with yummy things to create better memories. Thank you for noticing!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On Washington DC's historic Embassy Row, Kimpton Rouge Hotel is a superb luxury boutique accommodation. This Kimpton Hotel is a playful and colorful urban retreat at the doorstep of the city's top cultural and historic attractions. Within blocks of Dupont Circle and near the White House, National Mall and countless museums and galleries, the alluring Kimpton Rouge Hotel entices with its rejuvenating décor, exceptional service, signature amenities and adjacent Bar Rouge lounge. ... more   less 

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Address: 1315 16th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-2205
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Logan Circle/ Shaw
Price Range: $243 - $642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Kimpton Rouge Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 137
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Also Known As:
Kimpton Washington Dc
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#3 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#37 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#46 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#50 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
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“They accommodate families and even have rooms with bunk-beds; they are also pet friendly”
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“red cars park overnight for free the 1st night, wine "happy hour" in the lobby from 5-6. UBERS ARE EVERYWHERE, use them :)”
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