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Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel

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1315 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Full disclosure, I'm a big fan of Kimpton properties. The Hotel Rouge is a nice one. The rooms are large by DC standards for the price. The property is well maintained and the staff wonderfully friendly and helpful. The hotel bar is a local destination in addition to serving hotel guests which is always appreciated. The only downside is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My son (7 yrs) and I visited D.C. for the first time and stayed at the Rouge for 1 night. Everything was perfect, more than I could have asked for. The room was great, price was even better and the staff was amazing. They were all extremely helpful and willing to answer every question. The leopard print robes for both... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always enjoyed Kimpton hotels, and this place is certainly no exception. The location was great. It was an easy walk to the White House, and there were plenty of places to eat and hang out nearby. Getting off work and walking back to the Rouge, only to find the complementary wine hour waiting for me, was a perfect transition... More 

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

Dear Zack K. Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit to the Rouge. I am so pleased to hear that you will travel a little farther to stay with us over hotels closer to your office. What a great compliment! We look forward to welcoming you back and thanks again! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kimpton hotels continue to offer excellent experiences. This hotel in particular exceeded all of our expectations. We arrived at the hotel and were offered a room upgrade. Upon getting to the room, we had champagne, cupcakes and a birthday card delivered for my birthday. The staff we extremely attentive and welcoming. Kimpton's wine happy hour is always a nice bonus... More 

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

Dear Kelly F. Thank you for your review. We love special occasions and I am so pleased that we helped to make yours more memorable. Thank you for letting everyone know about your great experience. More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Rouge whilst on a business trip and the staff were all helpful and knowledgeable. The happy hour was just the ticket after a long day and the bar was friendly if a little overpriced. The room itself was spacious, clean and quiet and i would certainly return.

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

Hi jonquillius! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. It truly was our pleasure to have you as our guest and we hope to welcome you back the next time that your travels bring you to our Nation's Capital! More 

Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always like Kimpton, with their fun and funky style and nice little perks like free wifi and "raid the minibar" for their Karma club members. But what I really loved about Hotel Rouge - on top of the great, central location - were the amazingly large rooms. Very spacious and comfortable! I will definitely try to stay here again... More 

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

Hi Steve R! Thank you so much for sharing your experience- we hope to see you the next time your travels bring you to our Nation's Capital! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Overall experience continues to be far above average: attentive staff; great room options (size, comfort, functionality, service); friendly management; quiet location yet around the corner from two vibrant area (Dupont and Logan). Beds incredibly comfortable. Color theme a bit odd but that's part of hotel character.

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

Hi Dom D! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience- it truly is our pleasure to have you as our guest. We hope to be able to welcome you back the next time you're in the District! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here several months in a row as part of regular trips to DC and I very much enjoy the Rouge. I haven't been able to take advantage of the happy hour or other perks yet, but the rooms, staff and fitness room are all very nice. Plus, the location is perfect, with easy access by for to Dupont... More 

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

Hi gk9127! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback- we love having you as our guest! Don't worry, we'll save a glass of wine @ Wine Hour for you on your next stay if you can't make it in time! More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've stayed several times at The Rouge. The staff is consistently helpful. The rooms are quiet, comfortable and spacious (I've stayed in the Executive King room). Location near Dupont Circle is great for walking to the Metro and a variety of restaurants and sights. Each Kimpton is unique and fun. Makes for a memorable versus cookie-cutter experience.

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

Hi Crowhollow! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback! It truly was our pleasure to have you as our guest, and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you the next time your travels bring you to D.C.! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here last weekend with my spouse, to celebrate a birthday.The staff were so nice and made our stay really special. On a cold day (well, cold for DC) they even had hot cider out at the wine hour. The location of this hotel cannot be beat -- close to DuPont Circle and the U street coridor and in... More 

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

Hi familytraveler068! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, and another belated Happy Birthday! We are super-glad that you got to enjoy some of our mulled apple cider, and hope to see you again soon when the Spring & Summer sun is warming things up here in the District! More 

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