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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Pompano Beach, Florida
Reviewed 6 July 2016

The rooms were a decent size and very comfortable as well as stylish. The toiletries provided in the bathrooms smelled great and the shower in my room was fun (seems like it was designed to feel like you are crawling into a seashell. Each staff member we interacted with was considerate, professional, and helpful. We enjoyed spending the morning relaxing...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Stephiepie_miami, I'm glad that you enjoyed our showers, and that was the idea behind the design. Bath products are something new, and we are getting a very positive feedback. I'm happy you like them. Thank you for the kind words for our team, we are very proud to be here. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager.

New York
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I am continually impressed by the Kimpton hotels brand - and the Donovan is no exception. Once again, they have exceeded my expectations. Celebrating a birthday on a holiday weekend in DC, we made our reservations only days before. The hotel is beautifully decorated, and the service they provide is truly unparalleled in the industry. In addition, the staff at...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Adam S, Thank you for testing Kimpton hotel everywhere you go. We have a few in D.C., so one more road trip is a must :) Thank you for letting us being a small part of your birthday and I loved your review. See you soon. NYC is a close by. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager.

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were working with a group at Federal Triangle and this was a perfect distance. We walked the 1 mile every morning, but you could easily metro as well. Plenty of breakfast places along the way. In the evening, a variety of dining options. And I love the social hour. The rooftop bar and pool is definitely a plus.

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nuanarpuk, Thank you kindly for your review. I'm happy that you loved our hotel and the location as well. Social hour is a big part of our Kimpton culture, just one more way to meet your guests :) All the best, Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager.

Cheyenne, Wyoming
Reviewed 3 July 2016

From the doorman "Keru" to the front desk "Amber" and "Lawrence" to the roof top "Jarome" we had a great long stay at The Donovan. The hotel is within walking distance of the White house and several great places to eat. The suggestions that Amber and Lawrence suggested were great and Amber even got us reservations for a couple of...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear WY D, It looks like you had a very nice time during your stay with us, I'm very happy about that. I will give Kiru, Andy and Amanda a huge hug today (they are all working today :) After a long day of walking, a few moments in the rooftop pool, and wine hour is a perfect way to...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The Donovan is a decent place to stay well located in central Washington on Logan Circle. Rooms are well appointed, though somewhat odd in design. I guess they are trying to be cute, but I found the rooms cold and stark. Staff are reasonable helpful, gym is very small, and the breakfast is marginal. Stay for the location, not the...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Michael755, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and to let us know how was your stay. I apologize that you didn't like our hotel. The good thing is that we have 5 Kimpton hotels very close to this location, I hope you would like one of them as your home in DC. If I can...

Land O Lakes, Florida
Reviewed 2 July 2016

I travel to DC approximately two weeks out of every month and try to stay at The Donovan almost exclusively. The entire staff is among the most welcoming and professional I have encountered (I am top tier with several major brands). I am always greeted and welcomed by everyone, from the Front Desk to the housekeeping staff. The rooms are...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Normw60, Thank you so so much for taking the time to write a review especially that you probably receive so many. I'm glad that we can make you're every stay great, and we will continue to do so. All the best and see you soon. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Checking in was a breeze the staff at this hotel were super nice and as a Kimpton member you get to wave the fee which is nice. I got there early and they accommodated my early check in giving me an accessible room. This was fine, decent size room but it could use some new paint and a better cleaning...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travelgirl02135, Thank you for let me know how was your stay, I always read this reviews very carefully. I'm happy that you loved our team, I'm very proud of them. If I may ask you to reach out to me personally at dragan.andrejic@donovanhoteldc.com so I can make sure that we address the issues that you had during your stay....

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Easy and quick check in and checkout Quiet room, great bed and roomy bathroom Great location to Metro station at Pershing Square (about 3 blocks or so) and The White House Rooftop pool and bar as well as exercise room on the second floor Japanese restaurant on the ground floor

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LenK218, Thank you for using our hotel for the headquarters for the DC sightseeing :) I hope you had an amazing time in DC and at The Donovan and come visit us very soon. Regards, Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Cityview King Suite (corner room). Roomsize was excellent but the layout was weird. The bathroom had a huge tub (the plug didn't work in the drain at first but after two service calls they fixed it) but there was virtually no counterspace. I kept my cosmetic bag in the other room. The only mirror aside from in the bathroom was...

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I love the Kimpton series. All of their properties are unique and reasonably priced. The Donovan in particular...this time was my second stay. the rooftop bartenders are wonderful, and the pool is wonderful and scenic. It does get really congested though so pick your sun bathing hours wisely. We dipped in the pool and had boozy drinks while it was...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nina K, I'm glad that you loved The Donovan hotel, we are very proud to be a Kimpton Hotel. It looks like you had a lovely​ time at out rooftop and the pool. Perfect place for a summer in D.C. I hope we can welcome you soon. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: $279 - $667 (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
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#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”
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“Try to get a city view room facing north for the best view.”
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“Definitely choose the king room!”
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“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.”
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