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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Donovan on a business trip April 20-22, 2017 and was thoroughly impressed. The staff were attentive, professional, and engaging--I especially appreciate Joel, Tye, and Mike for making my stay enjoyable. I enjoyed the beautifully appointed room, modern chic decor and design. I ate at the Rooftop bar/deck and the view is spectacular. Thank you for an...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Angela2b, Thank you for the awesome 5 Star review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate the kinds words about the guest rooms, our amazing rooftop bar/deck and the wonderful views of Washington D.C. Thank you ever so much for taking the time to recognize our All Star team of Joel, Tye and Mike. True hospitality professionals. We...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is second time I have stayed in this property, each time in May. The staff was very kind and solved all problems. DC weather can be weird in May and i am from Phoenix. So both nights I had to have the engineer come and try to turn on the heat in the room - outside was about 40...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DrBillPhoenix, Thank you for the review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. So sorry to read the challenges you had with the heating of the room. I will certainly review with our Engineering team. Thanks for the kind words about the team here, our rooms and the nice amenities like our big screen TVs. Please let me know when you...

PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three nights here in a upgraded suite. No complaints about the room and service, both up to Kimpton standards. Good recommendations from front desk staff. Happy hour on Cinco de Mayo was excellent with the addition of margaritas to the wine selection. Disappointed that we got a bum steer on the hours for the rooftop bar, which never was open...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi KitchnQ, Thank you for your recent visit to the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate the kind words about staff and the quality of our rooms. I am glad to read you enjoyed our Cinco de Mayo social hour. We look forward to your next visit and please let us know when you plan to return. Best regards, Awet...

Pearland, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous property that is very well kept and has a very zen feel to it. The restaurant, Zentan, was incredible. Staff throughout the hotel was very friendly. The views are spectacular. Maggie Arnold at the front desk spent time with me to ensure that we all had perfect rooms. I am grateful for all the folks at...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi psbittick, Love your review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate the kind words about Zentan - Best sushi in the city. I sincerely thank you for mentioning Maggie Arnold. She is truly an amazing individual who loves our guest. Thanks again for the review and thank you for staying with us. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time traveling with our dog so we didn't really know what to expect. Everyone was very accommodating and reassured me that we weren't going to get kicked out if he barked. It ended up working out perfectly and our pup felt right at home. The rooms are of comfortable size, the location is perfect...we were able...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Devan R, Wow! Thanks so much for this awesome review. It's always great to hear about the team really wrapping its arms around our guests. Come see us again soon. We'd love to have you back. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great time staying at the Donovan in DC a few weeks ago. I was in town for a friends wedding and I typically stay at this hotel anytime Im visiting DC. Upon arrival I was checked in by Tyrone Cooper. His customer service was superb! I had multiple rooms and he made sure I got each room...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi jemell s, Thanks for the amazing 5 Star review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. I genuinely thank you for recognizing Tyrone and the staff of the hotel. We have the best team in the city. Please let us know when your back in town; Tyrone and the team want to look after you again. Best regards, Awet Sium General...

hampshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 8 nights leaving on April 27th. It's a great Downtown location making it possible to walk to many of the attractions. The staff couldn't have been more helpful from our waiter at breakfast to those on reception who printed out directions for us. Tea and coffee is "on-tap" in the morning and a "Happy Hour" complementary glass...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi travelfriend10, Thank you for the visit and for taking a moment to share your experience with fellow travelers. We hope to see you again at a Social Hour in the near future. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

BULVERDE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The minute you walk into the hotel, you know you are in a place that has a strong sense of visual style - very modern and interesting. A few minutes after checking into the room, you realize that visual design trumped functional design. Cool LED lighting that really doesn't illuminate anything very well - shadows on my face while shaving,...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear traveler532, Thank you for the review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate the candid feedback about the hotel. I apologize for the less than stellar experience. We provide ourselves on providing exemplary service paired with an outstanding product. Clearly we missed this opportunity with you. At your earliest opportunity please contact me at awet.sium@donovanhoteldc.com. I would appreciate...

Wyncote, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my son and mother for a quick trip to DC, and used points to stay at this Kimpton. It was a nice location--walking distance to the White House, and there were some great restaurants nearby. The rooms were modern, with the funkiest bathrooms I've had in a while. They were also on the small side, which happens now and...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GarlowFamily, Thank you for the kind review of the Kimpton Donovan hotel. We greatly appreciate you taking a moment to share your experience with fellow travelers. Next time your coming to DC please email me so I personally oversee your visit. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager awet.sium@donovanhoteldc.com

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly staff at front desk. Rooms were spacious,clean and very nice. On Saturday night the elevators were not working ,thus we had to walk the 6 flights to our room. On checkout the next morning they inform me that $50 is taken off of our bill for this in convenience. I was very suprised and appreciative. Would definitely stay...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear San A60, Thank you for the 5 Star review of the Kimpton Donovan. In particular, thank you for recognizing the best front desk team in the city. So sorry to read about the issues with the elevators. Happy to report everything is back to normal. Please let us know when you return and we can personally take care of...

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff

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: RM829 - RM2,217 (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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“Best views are on the north west side of the hotel - views of Thomas Cirlcle and the Church”
Hawaii-Chik, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Quiet no matter which side very close to major streets and Avenues”
Tomastapas904, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“ask for a view of the square”
DrBillPhoenix, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Worth it to upgrade to city view: two beautiful churches in view”
psbittick, 4 May 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 6th away from the lift and it was quiet.”
travelfriend10, 1 May 2017 | Read review
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