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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Whats not to love about this place? They have an award winning restaurant in which one of the chef's is a top chef at ZENTAN restaurant. The chicken satay is amazing. The hotel is really affordable for a downtown hotel. It is owned by Kimpton...More

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Response from Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 19 March 2016

Dear RoomKeyKing, I'm happy that you loved our hotel and the restaurant. We are super proud that we work for Kimpton. We are opening our rooftop on the 25th, and we cannot wait for some amazing weather. Thank you again for the kind words and...More

Reviewed 14 March 2016

Stayed at the Donovan last week on business. This was my second stay at a Kimpton property in DC. I'm very impressed with the service offered by this hotel group. The staff of the hotel seem genuinely happy to work there, reminds me of Southwest...More

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Response from Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 19 March 2016

Dear SWB1352, Thank you for the kind review. I love that you compare us with early days Southwest... I'm proud of that, and you are 100% correct, having people who are happy for being here makes a big impact, not only to our team but...More

Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Check in was very easy and check out was also a breeze. The hotel is gorgeous; very modern and comfortable. It's also within walking distance to everything and really good restaurants. Friendly staff and comfy beds. Our room had a big awesome tub with PLENTY...More

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Response from Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Lili232323, Thank you for pointing out our Front Office team, I must say they are the very well organized group of individuals :) I'm very happy that you enjoyed the design of our hotel. Tubs are just phenomenal. I love how they fit the...More

Reviewed 12 March 2016

I stayed at the Donovan for one night when I traveled to DC for a meeting. It was minutes away from National Airport and perfectly located. I loved my room--- it was spacious, with a lovely view! I usually don't sleep well when I am...More

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Response from Dragan A, Assistant General Manager. at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Sarina14, Thank you for choosing the Donovan for your DC hotel. I'm glad you were able to have a good night sleep; I know that this is sometimes hard on the road, especially after the whole day travel. You are right about the location,...More

Reviewed 12 March 2016

The staff couldn't have been more helpful. I had requested early arrival and they had my room ready and were waiting for me by name. Room was great. Wine hour a fun time complete with snacks. Great location. Would definitely go back.More

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Response from Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan HotelResponded 14 March 2016

Dear Traveler12271947, Thank you for your kind review. I'm happy that we were able to arrange an early check-​in. Since we are very busy, I must say that Housekeeping and Front Office did an excellent job making sure your room is ready. Have safe travel....More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Internet
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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US$178 - US$471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#13 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#35 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$178 - US$471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#13 Best Value Hotel in Washington DC
#15 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#35 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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holly y
11 May 2018|
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Response from Robin v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Holly! The pool will be open in June, but you can already have drinks on the roof top. Enjoy your stay!
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pishihapoo
9 May 2018|
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Response from vacyclist27 | Reviewed this property |
It had not yet opened when we were there in mid-April. Though the Weather was nice the first two days we were there the temps dropped the day we left.
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Nikia H
4 April 2018|
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Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what you want. This hotel is modern, upscale, not your usual hotel. The pool and bar is on the roof. Have not checked it out yet as it is too early in the season. Kids are welcome of course, but it is not your... More
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