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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

My husband and I stayed at The Donovan for a 2nd honeymoon we were taking in celebration of our 10 year anniversary. We originally booked a city view suite, but when we arrived our suite wasn't ready and we stayed in the same suite but not on the city view side. This was fine as it was midnight when we...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had three night here and arrived at around 8.00am so way to early to get our room, but the friendly staff checked us straight in and gave us our room, we were very grateful for this having just flown the red eye from San Francisco. The lifts take an age to arrive so most of the time as we were...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I was so impressed with the staff and accommodations at the Donovan Hotel. I arrived at the hotel and Ty at reception provided an amazing King suite with a view of Jefferson Circle as well as sharing his recommendations for restaurants and the wine tasting on the next day. The next morning Maggie at encouraged me to set up my...

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

What The Donovan doesn't have in fake pricey glitz, it has in spades in atmosphere and friendliness! Although the pool closes a little early for our taste, it's location and coziness makes up for it. Their restaurant is Japanese inspired and offers great tastes and warm atmosphere. Unpretentious, this hotel hits high marks and I will be back!

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I LOVE this hotel and can't wait to stay here again. It was in a great location, and was perfect for my business trip. It's very modern, and I love the free happy hour from 5-6. I also utilized the rooftop bar every night of my stay, the views were awesome! There is also a happy hour on the rooftop...

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Thank Kristin J
Philadelphia, PA
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Stayed here for the first time and was thoroughly impressed. Was greeted promptly and check in went thoroughly and efficiently. Was offered a glass of wine too! Rooms were clean and really neat/different. The hotel was quiet which was nice and the bed was super comfy. We used the borrowable bikes and had a great ride around the National Mall....

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Let me start off by saying I'm rating this location as terrible not because of service, the front desk was exceptional. I will get to that in a bit... I'm rating it terrible for those who have young children. This hotel is great for 20-30 somethings who are looking for a trendy party atmosphere. After exiting the elevator to our...

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Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 6 nights while visiting family. Our room was spacious, bright and clean. We loved the view of Thomas Circle -- it was incredible. The staff was friendly and professional. But, the daily housekeeping was hit or miss...some days they came, some not. Many days we had to call for them to make up our room. When they...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Good location, you can walk to the White House. A lot of restaurants around. Good asiatic restaurant in the Hotel. Rooms are very confortables and clean, the bathroomm and shower have an original design and are new. Bed and TV are huge ! The pool and terrace in the roof are ok. But they were too many people to enjoy...

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Stafford, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We stayed in a studio suite overlooking Logan circle. The room was spacious and comfortable. The staff had a card and fruit platter waiting to start our special occasion stay off right. Would gladly stay again. Nice area with many restaurants a quick stroll away.

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Additional Information about Kimpton Donovan Hotel

Address: 1155 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-4111
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range: $281 - $674 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Donovan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Donovan Hotel a Thompson
Donovan House Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#56 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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“My room was great. No opinion”
Bogardo615, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to get a city view room facing north for the best view.”
ConnorLawrence, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Definitely choose the king room!”
cftravels2017, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Actually, it was expensive, but I guess not for the standards of the area.”
sheilag1818, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I was on the 14th top floor, elevators were available all the time. I had a view of the monument. It was lovely.”
pattym861, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
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