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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Muskegon, Michigan
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, within walking distance to many places: Dupont Circle, restaurants, Metro station, walking to the White House in the morning as well. It is my understanding that this is under new ownership and I have stayed at other properties owned by Kimpton so when I was searching and couldn't get into where I had stayed before I decided to... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Could have been 5 stars but even the comfort inn has better breakfast. Very unexpected for such an expensive hotel. Room was nice. Did NOT appreciate having to sign up for your loyalty program just to get wifi. That's ok, I gave you a bunch of fake information.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was recently remodeled so it's crisp and clean. The staff is friendly and helpful. Everyone welcomes you back when you step onto the property. We found the valet and bellhops to be extremely helpful. We had a nice sized king room, with comfortable bed. A metro stop and plenty of restaurants are near. The only down side to... More 

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St Albans
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for six nights at the Carlyle Dupont Circle, while visiting Washington for a business and tourism. The hotel is well located, about five - ten minutes walk from the Dupont Circle metro station. The staff were friendly, the room - though not very large - was well appointed, and the daily complimentary wine hour was an expected treat,... More 

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

Hello stalbansroamer, I’m pleased you made the most of our location for business and pleasure, and had the opportunity to relax with other guests during our nightly wine reception. Our restaurant The Riggsby is now serving dinner and breakfast service will be added soon. We hope to see you again soon, Thomas More 

Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly and responsive staff. We told them that we were celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary and they gifted us with a small bottle of champagne and cookies along with a personal note. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the room. We were traveling with our 2 kids and there was plenty of room. The beds were super comfortable... More 

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

Hello David M, I am thrilled your entire family had a wonderful time with us, and that you received a personalized anniversary amenity. I’m glad you found your room to be spacious and our location to be ideal. We look forward to welcoming you back, Thomas More 

Venice, Florida
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to the mixed reviews, I was apprehensive after making our reservation. We booked a double w queen beds room for my DH & two kids (18 & 23). As our trip was approaching I continued to read every new review. A week before arriving I called the Hotel directly to inquire about some of the complaints. I.E. hotel &... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You never know what you're going to get when booking a hotel online, but I was pleasantly surprised by the Carlyle at DuPont Circle in DC. They Hotel staff was very helpful and took great care if us. We enjoyed the nightly wine tasting. You're in walking distance to tons of restaurants and bars. The rooms were very nice and... More 

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Natal, RN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, close to everything! Restaurants, bars, shops,banks,cafes,subways! All within walking distance! A big plus goes to the good service from the front office staff to housekeeping staff ! Very efficient! Maintenance staffs as well was very effective, at your door within 10 minutes and always going around fixing something!! They were all very friendly! Even better was they're newly... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights in June. The hotel is in hte middle of a nice neighborhood. Very short walk to lots of restaurants and bars as well as the metro. The room was clean and the air-conditioning was very cool (important as it was close to 100 everyday we were thers). The breakfast is a bit on the lacking... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I were in DC for a day Flying out of Regan Airport close proximity for travel. Hotel has bikes free to use for exploring the city & monuments Good luck getting them' only one left when we arrived so we used the Public Bike Share method easy enough but costs and some walking. Breakfast in hotel is... More 

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  • FREE parking(11)
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