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Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 1155 14th Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005
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Seattle, Washington, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend had recommended I stay at Palomar, but they were booked up so I gave this one a try since it was another Kimpton property. I wasn't disappointed. It was lovely, the staff were friendly, the room was mostly excellent. I arrived during torrential rain and could definitely have used the umbrella that was supposed to be in the... More

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Minnesota, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in a double room. VERY SMALL. No towel bars in the bathroom. Closet taken up mostly by the safe and drawers. Beds were soft but pillows were too soft! Elevators (only 2 working) took forever. Sometimes we waiting 10 minutes for an elevator. No ice machines or vending and VERY POOR lighting in the rooms. Showers was unique but... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have now stayed twice at the Donovan House, a Kimptongroup hotel. Each time, I was warmly welcome and my stay was comfortable and all my needs met. The rooms are beautiful and elegant, the beds excellent, and the convivial "happy hour" in the lobby a perfect chance to meet and chat with fellow travelers.. I would highly recommend this... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I enjoyed a long weekend in DC (Oct 16-20) and thoroughly appreciated the hospitality at the Donovan House. Pros: Location - A comfortable 10 min, downhill walk to the Mall. 14th Street (north of Thomas circle) has great, trendy restaurants (Pearl Dive was our favorite). As a side note: use Uber! Our first time using Uber. $13... More

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pros: Clean Spacious Comfortable Beds Responsive Lobby Roof deck was very cool for view and ambience Great view from room Good restaurant attached downstairs Nice Bath as well as sep shower Cons: No Coffee machine in room (and then limited coffee in lobby) No ice machine, had to call for it Drinks on roof deck were terrible Room was a... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the hotel staff was nice and the room was clean. when reserving the hotel, avoid room close to the elevator.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I'd visited the rooftop bar at the Donovan House before, this was my first time staying in the hotel as a guest — and I couldn't have been more impressed. The rooms are beautiful with nice design touches, comfortable linens, and awesome showers (I didn't know what a cocoon spiral shower was, but trust me, it's an experience). The... More

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Elif H, Assistant General Manager at Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Steven S, Thank you for a wonderful review! Our hotel is well known for it's contemporary design and we received great feedback about our unique cocoon showers. I am glad that you liked it as well :) Chef Yo Matsuzaki is incredible and I will definitely share your dining experience with him and his team. We recently changed our lunch... More

Midway, Kentucky
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A well-run hotel in a great location. The hotel has a good feel, The staff are friendly and helpful. the wine hour in the lobby is a nice touch. The room I stayed in was very pleasant, light and clean. the bed was comfy and I enjoyed the free wifi (free if you join the Kimpton loyalty program). the rooftop... More

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Elif H, Assistant General Manager at Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

sueontheroad12, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience on TripAdvisor. Reading your review put a huge smile on my face :) Please come back and visit us again soon! Cheers, Elif More

Cary, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from another amazing weekend at the Donovan House. Everything was perfect. Our pets were treated like royalty. They loved the extra touches like the pet beds. They felt very welcomed. Thanks Donovan House!

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Elif H, Assistant General Manager at Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

MrBigBallz, Thank you for a wonderful review! I am so happy to read that you and your pets had another fabulous stay with us!! We look forward to having you back again soon!! Cheers, Elif More

Madrid
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good hotel, convenient location, very friendly staff, reasonably priced. Rooms are clean and comfortable with a modern layout, although space for hanging clothes was a bit limited. My room was equipped with a huge TV, which is a plus. They offer paid wi-fi but it becomes free if you enroll in their loyalty program (or you are already a member).... More

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Elif H, Assistant General Manager at Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

campa2, Thank you for sharing your most recent experience at Donovan House! I am glad that you enjoyed your stay overall but I do apologize that your dining experience was not to your satisfaction. Please know that we newly changed our Zentan menu and hope that you will give our restaurant another try on your next visit to Washington, D.C.... More

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Address: 1155 14th Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Downtown / Chinatown , Penn Quarter
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Donovan Hotel a Thompson
Donovan House Washington Dc

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