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Fort Myers, Florida
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I researched hotels for our trip to DC & fortunately chose this one because of the location, price, pictures & reviews! May be one of the BEST decisions I've ever made. The staff is incredible! They ALL greet you like old friends every time they see you. Lance checked us in & made us feel like we were royalty anticipating...

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Portland, Oregon
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We were in DC for the Women's March and the team at the hotel could not have been nicer or more helpful. I can't say enough how amazing they are! The location of the hotel is great and is walking distance from almost everything. The beds were comfy and the design elements were cool. My only feedback is that the...

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Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Accommodating and unobtrusive staff made our family feel welcome without being overbearing. The small touches really take this place up a notch: iced tea, lemon water and cold towels in the lobby. (The weather was warm!) And, like every Kimpton, The Donovan's design elements don't disappoint: trademark animal print robes and snail shower in center of the room delighted our...

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Franklin, Massachusetts, United States
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I must say this is more of a thank you than a review. My wife, our three kids, and our puppy and I visited The Kimpton over new years weekend. From the car valet to the room service the staff was beyond in tune with our needs. My wife just broke her ankle and support for our puppy had fallen...

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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am new to Kimpton hotels, but really like them. Only reason they don't get 4 stars, is there is no coffee in the rooms. It is complimentary in the lobby however. Also complimentary is a wine social, every night at 5pm. Rooms are trendy.

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to DC every week for work so this year I challenged myself to complete the "Kimpton Journey" by March 31st. I started this challenge (visit 10 unique Kimpton Properties in a calendar year) by staying at the Donovan on Thomas Circle. Let me start by saying the location is wonderful, not as lively as DuPont Circle but still...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were greeted very well by hotel staff. We missed the complimentary wine hour so, we were offered a glass of wine upon arrival. I said thank you and mentioned that it was my wife's birthday (who was in the car at the time). The gentleman left and came back with a whole bottle of wine instead of a glass...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago

I come to DC for work several times a year and stayed at the Hotel Donovan on a recent trip. It is clean, well appointed, great location and service. The front desk staff was very friendly both at check in and checkout. I noticed they had bicycles in the lobby I assume you can rent or borrow, I didn't -...

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from a wonderful weekend in D.C., staying at The Donovan. We had only planned to stay for 1 night but the room, the location, and the staff had us wanting to stay another night, so we did! Knowing it was our Anniversary, they went out of their way to make it a very special weekend for us....

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in this hotel, my first time in DC. Room was gorgeous and staff excellent. I was kindly gifted a bottle of fizz and strawberries and chocolate for my birthday which were lovely. A major plus was the hotel offered a happy hour of free wine every evening at 5pm- this had a really positive effect as the place was...

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Address: 1155 14th Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20005
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range: RM761 - RM2,541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Kimpton Donovan 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
#20 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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