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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything woukd have been fine until we checked out. The elevators were in maintensnce, one at least was supposed to be still in service, but in fact wad shut down too!! No one helped for the luggages....so i had to find my nemories as a sherpa ( lol) and bring our dtuff down through the emergency stairs!!!

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

Dear Artkk. Bummer that your last impression of Rouge was not a good one. Although we did warn our guests about the elevator maintenance, the 2nd elevator going down at the same time was a total surprise and bad luck for sure. It was only down for 30 min but that was obviously enough time to be a major inconvenience... More

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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel came recommended from a friend. Was a bit nervous with all the "red" but once I saw it in person, I really liked it. The room was large and comfortable. Bathroom a bit small but great shower! Location great...walking distance to many restaurants with outdoor patio's. Awesome little "ThiaPhoon" restaurant right around the corner. Blink and you'll miss... More

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

Dear Carol061. Thank you for the great review. I am so pleased that we exceeded your expectations and that you enjoyed your visit to DC. We hope to see you back during your next visit. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in August. Great place to stay in Washington, close enough to walk to all the major sights, even Georgetown! Rooms were clean and spacious, bathroom was small but clean. We loved the complimentary wine between 5pm and 6pm. Staff very friendly and helpful. Best thing about this hotel would be location.

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

Hi 50Lindsay! Thank you for letting other travelers know about your great trip to DC and the Rouge. We appreciate the positive feedback very much. More

Riga, Latvia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

OK, this is good 3.5 star property. Some cosmetic renovations needed here and there. But generally good and comfortable stay. Large room. The shampoo dispenser was not working properly, so left a note which no one neither read nor fixed. Minibar without price-list. Not a major issue, but still something to look at. Comfortable bed and strong wifi connection. Basic... More

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

Dear Kasparainens. Thank you for the valuable feedback. It will help to improve the guest experience and turn more likes into loves! More

Carrollton, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I just came back from Washington DC where we stayed at this Hotel. We were a family of 10 people including 4 little kids. The last day at the hotel, last Tuesday August 12th, it was pouring cats and dogs in Washington. We checked out and paid our rooms and we were waiting outside at the entrance of the hotel... More

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

Hi LydiaF74. How disappointing that a good experience was ruined by a seemingly chaotic departure. I did check with the front desk lady that was helping you and she was trying to assist by getting the bellman to move the cars forward so that she could get your other 2 cars out from the garage. She may have been abrupt... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed for one night but we found the hotel to be very comfortable. It is a bit quirky, the decor and colours are probably not to everyone's taste, but we can't complain. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Great location, up the road from the White House!

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

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our unique look and great service. More

Calgary
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21 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Has a boutique hotel feel in a larger property. The red motif takes a little getting used to, but works overall. Good location, about a half-mile to the White House and about a mile to the National Mall, and with some nice restaurants within easy walking distance. Felt very safe walking around, even later at night. We tried to extend... More

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

Gavin F. Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you 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

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite hotels to stay @ in DC because of It's red theme. I Love most of the Kimpton hotels because they're all themed in nature and they all have their own unique esthetic. I've stayed here so many times that I can't even count. Its great if you want to have a romantic evening with... More

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

Hi Jai D. Thank you for being such a great fan of the Rouge! We love to hear from our frequent guests and it’s so great to hear about what a great time you have when you stay with us! Thank you for reviewing your recent visit and we look forward to welcoming you back. More

Turin, Italy
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68 reviews 68 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very clean but it's a little bit distant from the main attraction of the city. Wifi doesn't work so well on the highest floor (we were on 10th) Continental Breakfast was good, it offers fruits, yogurts, muffins, bread and a big choice of cereals.

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

Dear Gei89. Thank you for your review. We are so disappointed that your experience was less than what you expected because of our location but pleased to hear that you enjoyed other aspects of the Rouge. Your comments are useful and we thank you for taking the time to give us feedback. More

Connecticut
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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed at this hotel a few times, and always go back. The location is great for restaurants and site seeing, and it is a ten minute walk to the metro. While it is not fancy and elaborate, it is clean, comfortable and the staff are friendly and helpful. As with most Klimpton hotels, there really is an element... More

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

Dear LSHConnecticut. Thank you for staying with us! Making our guest’s feel comfortable and providing a unique experience is our goal! Looks like we are a good match and we hope that you come back to see us during your next visit to DC! 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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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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