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The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel

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1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Los Angeles, California
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11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
40 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Minnesota
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119 reviews 119 reviews
83 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 

Medford, Massachusetts
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm in the midst of a two night stay. The room (a studio) is lovely and brand new, however missing some essentials. There are no cups or glassware of any type (so much for the excitement of having a mini kitchen), there is a Keurig machine but no K-cups (and no mug to use if there were). A/C throughout the... More 

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

Hello kzoomoose, I appreciate your feedback as we look forward to providing the full Kimpton experience to all of our guests. Thank you for the opportunity to welcome you back soon, Thomas More 

ccmoore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has potential, but as another reviewer said, it is not quite ready to be open; it is also not quite up to the standards we expect from Kimpton. We love Kimpton hotels and try to stay in them when we travel. We spent one night here as a quick "getaway" for Mother's Day weekend and to explore the... More 

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

Hello ccmoore, We certainly appreciate your feedback as we work through some kinks in our operations. Regards, Thomas More 

Annapolis, Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long, hot day on a job site on the Mall we walked into the Carlyle where a wonderful young lady checked us in but also offered us a gratis glass of white wine. Perfect. Check in was quick, friendly and efficient. Room was clean, well set up. The modern, minimalist decor is very attractive. Next am we had... More 

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

Hello fjk111, I am glad you enjoyed the refreshing glass of wine upon arrival, and found our staff to be accommodating. We look forward to your next visit, Thomas More 

Horsham, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at this hotel,several times before. Additionally we love staying at Kimptoon hotels so we were very excited when we found out that a place we enjoyed before had recently changed to a Kimpton However were we were disappointed to find out upon our arrival the self parking turn into valet parking only and was 40 bucks a... More 

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

Hello Hatters43, Our parking rates are in line with and in many cases lower than surrounding hotels of the same service levels. We are all excited for the eventual opening of our restaurant The Riggsby. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back, Thomas More 

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