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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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Harrisburg, Arkansas
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

nice touch leaving us champagne knowing it was my moms birthday. Expensive but good breakfast in the hotel made reasonable with $15/person from our continental breakfast voucher-great they allowed this. They were quick to quiet some young rowdy guests. Would go again

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

Hi Christine B, I’m glad your mom enjoyed the arrival surprise, and that you had the opportunity to dine in our restaurant The Riggsby. I was pleased to note our staff quickly responded to your concern. We look forward to welcoming you back, Thomas More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Will not choose this hotel again, due to four main issues - two that are fixable, two that are not. Most important, and not fixable: most Kimpton's are very well soundproofed. This one (or at least the room I stayed in) was not. Could hear neighbor through the walls. Awakened by noise even with white noise playing. Not fixable: Location... More 

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

Hi Norma P, I am sorry you didn’t enjoy our location near Dupont Circle, and that you experienced some noise traveling between rooms. Our restaurant The Riggsby attracts many local patrons that park with us, so I appreciate your feedback on this. We look forward to your next Kimpton stay, Thomas More 

Brigantine, New Jersey
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32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Staying at a Kimpton property is always a pleasant experience. The staff is what makes it special, they are all welcoming, cheerful and attempt to help. Enjoyed finding a bottle of prosecco in our room to celebrate our anniversary and my husband's birthday. The hotel was in a great location for our needs. My only suggestion would be to increase... More 

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

Hello vacationhappylady, I’m glad you enjoyed your arrival surprise and our central location near Dupont Circle. I appreciate your feedback on the closet lighting and the water temperature. We look forward to welcoming you back, Thomas More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about this hotel surpassed my expectations. We booked through one of those discount websites and got a GREAT deal. The Carlyle is located in a wonderful and very safe feeling neighborhood which is somehow within walking distance of cool stuff downtown. It's about a 10 minute cab ride to the White House (though you could definitely walk). The room... More 

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

Hello Taylor C, I’m thrilled you enjoyed our location, accommodations and most importantly the service provided by our staff and especially Austin. We hope to see you again soon, Thomas More 

U.S.
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43 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a one night get-away at the Carlyle (we're locals) to celebrate a birthday, and the hotel staff made it memorable: they helped with reservations at the hotel restaurant (more on that later); greeted us with a glass of wine at check-in, and provided a bottle of wine and fruit and cheese plate in our room (gratis). The rooms are... More 

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

Hi hoppyu, I’m glad you had such a nice arrival experience, enjoyed our central location and had the opportunity to dine in our restaurant The Riggsby. We look forward to your next staycation, Thomas More 

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56 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Carlyle for a business/fun trip. We couldn't be more pleased! The staff was very friendly and so helpful. Our room was as cute as can be, with an amazing shower. Happy hour was included in the price of the room. We loved being close to the metro and close to some small, intimate... More 

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

Hi Adah L, I’m glad you enjoyed our staff, accommodations and ideal Dupont Circle location. Thanks for choosing us for your multi-purpose visit, Thomas More 

Lyons, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed at the Carlyle during the storm "Jonas". Everyone was friendly, helpful and so much fun to be around. I don't remember everyone's names, but the whole staff was super! Austin even helped introduce us to UBER, which we took advantage of. Sue was especially helpful on the front desk. Dawn was an excellent server in the restaurant, the... More 

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

Hi Ellen A, I’m thrilled you had such a wonderful experience with us and there we so many stand out moments for you. We look forward to your next visit and hope it isn’t accompanied by 2 feet of snow. Cheers, Thomas More 

Providence, Rhode Island
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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let me start out by saying that I love the Kimpton chain in general. The service is always excellent, the rooms beautiful, and the cocktail hours are an added bonus. They also tend to have excellent cocktail bars...not excellent hotel bars...excellent bars. The Carlyle did not disappoint. We checked into a beautiful room and found a bottle of bubbly, birthday... More 

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

Hello rugger4, I am pleased you enjoyed your accommodations and your birthday surprise! I’m glad you made the most of our central location and had the opportunity to experience our restaurant The Riggsby. We hope to welcome you back soon, Thomas More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Book here if you want a great stay in DC. Staff are amazing, rooms are good and the free wine every night is a nice touch! The food in the restaurant is really good. No negatives whatsoever. If I'm ever back on DC, I'll be staying here definitely. Susu was really helpful.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a good example of what makes the Kimpton chain so appealing. The interior is stylish, there is a free wine hour in the lobby area each night, free WiFi if you belong to the Kimpton rewards program (easy to join), and the staff are uniformly helpful. Because it was my birthday, they had a dessert waiting for... More 

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

Hello dannykent, Happy Birthday once again! I’m glad you enjoyed our convenient location, fitness center and hosted wine hour. I’m sorry the room temperature fluctuated slightly, and that you would have enjoyed a slightly larger bathroom. Yes, The Riggsby has quite the following. We look forward to welcoming you back, Thomas More 

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