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The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is not ready yet. It used to be an apartment complex and the rooms are average size. The bathrooms only have a shower and no bath. The beds did their job and I enjoyed a nice sleep until construction began in the morning. I assume that they are working on the restaurant that should be opening later this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were enticed by the description on Booking.com. It states it is all suite hotel, and that there is a fitness center and a restaurant attached. The rate was fabulous, and it is a few blocks from Dupont circle and two blocks from my daughters apartment. What more could you ask for. How about Peace and quite, and truth in... More 

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Winona, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Carlyle Hotel - about 4 blocks north of Dupont Circle - is in a lovely location. It is near a few shops, lots of restaurants, a CVS, and the Dupont Circle metro. The hotel is on a lovely tree-lined street in a residential section. I booked the Carlyle because, before the renovation, it had laundry facilities and a workout room.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love Kimptons, but this one doesn't quite measure up yet. Our room was very small with a very large chair crammed into a corner, making it impossible to walk around the bed. There were no kimpton robes. No towel hooks or place to hang bath towels. No in room minibar. No restaurant. Staff was very nice, but didn't seem... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sadly, this property has just been very poorly redone by an interior designer who very obviously never travels. My room was VERY small and did not have a single drawer , cabinet or shelf to put anything. The closet had 4 hangers , no light and was so small I couldn't fit my suitcase inside and also close the door.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked this hotel because I had a great experience with Kimpton Hotels elsewhere. This is basically a nicely renovated apartment building, and the staff are nice even though they don't have much to offer. The rooms are small but well appointed. They couldn't even figure to give me a cup to drink from or give me a second bar... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the Carlyle randomly on our way to DC while searching for a place to stay and took a chance on staying there. Turned out to be a great choice. First off, location is amazing. Dupont Circle is such a great neighbourhood. 30min walk to the White House or downtown. And tons of restaurants, bars and cafes within 5... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Zane V, I am thrilled you found, and I’m glad you enjoyed our location and complimentary use of our bikes. We will definitely look into the wi-fi, and don’t worry; more amenities are on the way. See you soon, Thomas More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here because my usual DC choices are all booked (most of the city in fact). This property has just transferred to the Kimpton group, they've been open 20 days. Check in was fine, and they have a wine reception, but: restaurant not working; fitness center closed; no minibars in room. My room is nice, appears updated, has a small... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello roadwarrierMD, We are pleased to have a joined the Kimpton family in DC and we look forward to delivering on all the promises that come with it. We look forward to your next visit, Thomas More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Carlyle is situated in one of the most leafy, charming and cool neighborhoods in DC, among quiet, stately townhouses and embassies. I checked in a week after it opened. The lobby retains much of the stark, minimalist black and white Art Deco character of the former Carlyle Suites. The seating area where the famous Kimpton wine hour is hosted... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jerry C, We have resolved many of the things you listed and continue to work on improving our offerings so that deliver upon the same Kimpton expectations you have. We hope to see you again soon so you can see for yourself, Thomas More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked through HotelTonight for $198 ($227 with taxes) about 2 hours before arriving. Front desk made me wait 10-15 minutes to check in. Located in quiet residential block about 4-5 blocks (10 min walk) from the nightlife of Dupont Circle. You can also walk a block and a half to 17th Street where there are a couple of restaurants. I... More 

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Thomas F, General Manager at The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hi alexmoot2015, Thanks for kicking the tires; your list is our list and we are actively working on the things you mentioned. We do have complimentary coffee makers available upon request. We look forward to welcoming you back, Thomas More 

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