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Rouge, a Kimpton Hotel

3.5 of 5 1315 16th St. NW, Washington DC, DC 20036
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Bedford
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights, at the end of a road trip, and chose this hotel, for the location - just a ten minute walk to the White House, and also as we have stayed at other Kimpton hotels in the States. We had one of the deluxe double rooms, which was much bigger than we expected. They do... More

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

Dear LoveourHolidays_10. We love that you found our beds to be to me the most comfortable of your trip and enjoyed our hosted wine reception after a day of checking out our city. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for letting other travelers know about your great experience! More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel, large and lovely room. Cool, modern vibe throughout the hotel. Nice wine-tasting each evening. Perks for loyalty club (Karma) members. Close to the National Mall for sightseeing. Karisma (sic?), our bartender and server on Wednesday night, was terrific. However....we booked the Rouge as we love the Kimpton hotels and the website and reservation rep made it seem... More

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

Dear beachlovers5357l. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at Hotel Rouge. Your feedback is very useful and will help us enhance our pet program even more so that guest’s 4 legged family members feel more welcome! More

Houston, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to the Mall, the White House, etc. within walking distance. DC is a very walkable city. The service was very good, polite responsive staff. The rooms very clean and bed comfortable. Bathrooms small, but it is an older Property, I believe. Water hot, shower with strong flow. We like it! I do think they can renovate the dark... More

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

Dear Beverly L. Thank you for sharing your experience! We appreciate the positive feedback. We agree that our corridors need updating and fortunately, it’s going to happen next year! We are excited to show it off to you during your next visit. More

London, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
38 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Picked this hotel as excellent location only 10 mins walk north of the white house. Quiet street with good accessability by bus to georgetown and dupont circle. Subway stations within 10 min walk. Decor is very red hence the name and in retro 60s style. room was very big and we had continental breakfast included which was very good. Was... More

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

Dear penguin000, Thank you for recommending our hotel to other travelers. We agree that you cannot beat our location and that our chic and unique style makes us more memorable! We look forward to welcoming you back. More

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a deluxe king room on the 10th floor. The room was spacious, well equipped although you have to request a coffee maker. The bathroom was on the small side but adequate. The buffet breakfast was continental only but there were additional choices cooked to order. For evening food there is no restaurant but there... More

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

Dear Christine S, Thank you for your review. We agree that our staff is amazing and friendly! We look forward to welcoming you back and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience. More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The double room we booked was super spacious and clean. i have always been stingy about bathrooms but i didn't find any rust or mold at anywhere so that was impressive. I also particularly appreciate the fact that Rouge would offer a very thoughtful full list of toiletries which, in case of any particularly need, they also delivered to our... More

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

Dear iz_c_rox, Thank you for sharing your 5 star experience with other travelers. I am thrilled that we were more than you expected and we hope that you will find us again during your next visit to DC. More

Stouffville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this based on wanting to be close to downtown DC and not wanting to pay thru the roof. Our room was clean and comfortable. Nice chair and ottoman, good TV, and a very good work space if you were there on business. Funky but comfy robes provided, which was nice. However, toiletries were not good. They were very... More

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

Dear Sharon O. Our goal is to exceed your expectations so we are a little disappointed that your experience was not perfect! We appreciate the feedback and please let us know the next time if your room is not what you like, we are always happy to move guests around until they are 100% satisfied with the accommodations. More

Winchester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As with most of my visits to a Kimpton Hotel, the experience was excellent. The reservation desk politely asked about my visit when I called for reservations, and the front desk staff was thoughtful enough to bring it up during the check-in. We discovered some birthday treats in our huge room, which helped us to start off our weekend on... More

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

Dear Joel R. 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

Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a city of expensive hotels, the Rouge was priced just right for what you get. It's not luxurious, but pretty good and comfortable. The building is in a quieter area, with lots of restaurants and bar choices within walking distance, including a Whole Foods and lots of coffee shops nearby. It is an older building that must have been... More

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

Dear Adventura28. Thank you for choosing the Rouge for your recent visit to DC. We are so pleased that your family enjoyed our unique style and fun amenities. Your valuable feedback will help us improve and we appreciate your candor and honesty. More

Austin, Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Similar to the many, many mid-century DC apartment buildings that fell victim to a hotel reno, Rouge is simply "ok". I don't think it up to par (nearly) with most other Kimpton properties, especially in DC. The price point is too high for what you get. Tiny lobby with virtually no room. If there's a big group with a truck... More

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

Dear MarkyMarkTXNYC. Thank you very much for commenting on your recent visit to the Rouge. I am pleased that you found us to be comfortable but I am sorry that you did not enjoy our décor and that the service from some of our staff was not 5 star! It is rare to read a review that our staff seemed... 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*
Number of rooms: 137
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