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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 #43 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 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 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved the red decor throughout. And the service was great. It was very clean. And the beds were very comfy. One thing though was that room service was not on many nights and started late and ended early. Otherwise great hotel will come back for sure!!!

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

Dear Lovetravel777777. I am so happy that you enjoyed your holiday in DC and thank you for choosing the Rouge! We hope that you will come back to visit in the near future. More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An extremely well placed Hotel just a ten minute walk to the White House and in a fairly quiet corner of DC. Large and clean room with everything needed. Staff were courteous and always ready to help if needed. The free buffet breakfast had plenty of choice and just enough to start the day. Complimentary tea and coffee was available... More

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

Dear Andy L. A perfect stay is what we strive for! I am so glad that you enjoyed your time at the Rouge and we look forward to welcoming you back the next time you are in DC. Thanks! More

Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at The Rouge with our girls for 1 night. Convenient location less than a mile from the White House. Trendy red decor throughout. Very friendly service staff willing to answer questions from transportation to restaurant recommendations. Large comfortable rooms. On site valet parking. Complimentary morning coffee in lobby.

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

Dear alegana. Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you and your family enjoyed our location, style and service! Thank you for taking the time to let other travelers know and we hope to see you back soon. More

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Rouge over the 4th of July. The hotel is nice, the staff very helpful and we had a good stay. I left a beautiful sun hat behind in my room, and the Director of Housekeeping, Ms. Tina P. Nguyen, packaged it up and took it to UPS and I had it the next day. It arrived in... More

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

Hi Robin W. Thank you very much for reviewing your visit to the Rouge and for giving the fabulous Tina a shout out! We love to hear stories of how our employees go above and beyond – thank you for sharing! 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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