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Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   1315 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036 (Logan Circle/ Shaw)
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Ranked #44 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Loved this hotel. The room was so huge it was ridiculous and it was the best price in town. We walked from the hotel to the White House. Free wifi was a plus. Huge TV range and we bought a new release movie to watch in our room. You will love this place! Just don't go here if you don't... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nicole L. Thank you for your review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to the Rouge and loved our big comfy rooms! We are a great value and thank for letting other travelers know! More

Jacksonville, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All in all...an above satisfactory hotel. Positives -The room size was so spacious for 2 people, not sure if that's how it usually is in DC but it was very refreshing. (pics added) -Bathrooms were well lit. -Unlike others, I actually liked the decor. Yes it did seem a little..."trying to keep up"...but to me they for the most part... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wynton H. Thank you for your positive comments and valuable feedback! I am sorry if the staff were a little off this past week. We take great care in making sure that all of our guests are comfortable and well taken care of. I am disappointed that you did not experience this with our staff and we are sure... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel is fantastic Kimpton jewel! Friendly staff, good food and the hotel is spotless! Love the Kimpton service. And rooms are more spacious than other hotels. Convenient downtown location and always priced well. I always prefer a Kimpton for the boutique hotel feel.

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gatsby20137. Looks like we are a perfect match! Thank you for letting other travelers know about your great experience and for being a Kimpton Fan. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More

Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good location not too far from Dupont circle. Wine tasting free from 5 to 6. Weren't disappointed staying at this hotel, but left feeling a little unwelcome there. The staff seems to always be busy looking down at their computerscreens: What is it they are looking at? Zero customer service. Don't expect a greeting from the employees at the front... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Adele D. Thank you for your feedback. Although we usually receive the highest marks for our friendly employees, looks like we missed the mark during your visit. Being busy is no excuse. We will take your comments and become better. Thanks! More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This old girl is trying to keep pace with the young & hip but can't quite pull it off.....all a bit tragic really.... Painting lots of deep read & putting down zebra carpet does make up for small lifts (slow + no service lift = often long waits), poor noise proofing (from the halls & the street), & cramped lobby/lobby... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Wow and Ouch! That's going to sting for a while! Our style is unique and I’m sorry that you didn’t like it. We are continually improving our look which is why the elevator was out of service during your visit but I am sorry for the inconvenience and that you didn’t enjoy your experience. Feedback and guest opinion is what... More

Los Angeles
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My misfortune was to be looking for a hotel near downtown DC when the international Microsoft convention was in town - so my secretary booked me at a new hotel. The Rouge does not look or behave like a hotel catering to business folk. But if you're having an affair - this is your place to go. Lots of tiger... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mondotraveler. Thank you for your review. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. We pride ourselves with being unique and attracting guests who are looking for a hotel experience beyond “beige”. I am sorry that we did not fit your style but we appreciate the comments and will take your feedback into consideration. Thanks again! More

Rochester, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel to DC a few times a year as my daughter has gone to school there and now lives there. Years ago I found this small boutique hotel and it has become the only place in DC that I stay now. The hotel itself is quite unique in style with a staff and location that just can't be beat... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sargeman. Thank you for taking the time to let other travelers know about your great experiences at the Rouge! We love to hear from our fans and appreciate the great review of our location, style and especially our amazing employees! We look forward to welcoming you back and thanks again! More

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8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location to both bars and restaurants and the sightseeing spots of dc. Our room was huge, lovely and comfortable with sofas and chairs to chill out before sleeping. There was complimentary coffee on the morning which was a good help til we found breakfast.

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi hanadrobgaw. Thank you very much for letting other travelers know about our great hotel! We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Naperville, IL
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19 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There really is SO much red. Red floors with glitter; carpets are animal print. Pretty weird artwork. But the bed was super comfortable and the room was very clean. Location was very nice for what i needed--very close to DuPont Circle and the regular DC attractions. One of the front desk staff was incredible--found me a room to check into... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi therockandsister! Thank you for reviewing your visit to the Rouge! I’m glad that you enjoyed our unique décor and comfortable accommodations. Our staff is amazing but I am disappointed that one employee did not rock! We will make sure everyone is on their game during your next visit. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had booked for 3 nights but made mistake in our dates Arrived from New York at 7 pm in Middle of Microsoft convention and both hotel front desk staff ( sorry didn't get your names) went way beyond and called round every hotel in dc to try and find us a room Even gave us some local websites to try... More

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Jennifer H, General Manager at Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rossco53. It’s horrible when there is a SNAFU with travel plans but I am glad to hear that our awesome front desk went above and beyond to get you situated. Thanks for telling your story and we hope to see you again soon. More

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Address: 1315 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Logan Circle/ Shaw
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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On Washington DC's historic Embassy Row, Hotel Rouge is a superb luxury boutique accommodation. This Kimpton Hotel is a playful and colorful urban retreat at the doorstep of the city's top cultural and historic attractions. Within blocks of Dupont Circle and near the White House, National Mall and countless museums and galleries, the alluring Hotel Rouge entices with its rejuvenating décor, exceptional service, signature amenities and adjacent Bar Rouge lounge. ... more   less 
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