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Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1155 14th Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005 (Downtown / Chinatown)
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Ranked #48 of 130 hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 3 nights on my birthday from 27th to 30th June with my special one. Donovan house is boutique type establishment with an emphasis on a modern/ futuristic type theme and decor around the corner of 14th St. NW and M St. NW in Washington DC. The modern theme is by no way overwhelming and surprisingly nice even... More

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White Plains, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here recently for one night during the 4th of July Weekend. The hotel was a bit smaller than I had imagined. I had stayed at the Washington Plaza Hotel right across the street the night prior simply because of availability, so I naturally compared the two. I think that the service at the hotel was great from the... More

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

stimsoneer, Thank you for choosing our hotel for the special 4th of July weekend. I am very happy to read that you had a pleasent stay with us. Hope you had enough time to enjoy the wonderful activities in the city as well. Please come back and join us during your future visits to DC. Cheers, Elif More

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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've stayed at Kimpton Hotels before and have always found the service to be great. The Donovan House is no exception. The guy at the front desk, tall blond guy, was super friendly and helpful in finding me a place to grab lunch, as well as check in a little bit early. The room was clean, it's all very modern.... More

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

NYCtraveler33Nyc, Thank you for a great review! It is so wonderful to read that you had a true Kimpton experience with us. It sounds like you were assisted by our Assistant Front Office Manager - Jonothan F.- during your check in process who is a great value to our team. I am also impressed to read about your great service... More

Hamilton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Firstly, the location - this was pretty good. Possibly a few blocks further away from some of the main tourist attractions but not too bad. The Metro was a couple of blocks away although make sure you come of of the right exit to get the quickest walk home at night. The hotel itself looked nice but some good points... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Some great things about hotel: All staff very nice. No problem with getting printed bill. Great location. Walk one mile and you are at the National Mall. Very quiet at night to sleep, even with busy roads. Shower was fun - and room was different and modern. We reserved the hotel for the night of July 4th quite awhile ago,... More

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Scotland
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25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing suite for husbands 50th Birthday! high floor with great views. Best suite we stayed in for a while with separate lounge, bedroom, large bathroom and another WC! It was like a mini apartment. Clean, well stocked, and gifts galore from front desk - sweets, chocolates, wine and free breakfasts thrown in when our room wasnt ready for check in!... More

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46 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really looking forward to staying at the Donovan House. And it is an interesting hotel (particularly the nautilus-inspired showers, though they are more a fun idea than a useful shower), but after the customer service experience I had there I'm definitely not coming back. First and foremost, I just got done with my FIFTH attempt to get a... More

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Beachwood, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was great - excellent location, great breakfast. The staff was helpful and the room was quite nice and very clean. The people that staffed the front desk were very helpful to our group. We enjoyed the happy hour in the hotel lobby because it was a good way to connect with others from our bus trip.

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

Jo d, Thank you for your review! I am very happy to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Our wine hours are absolutely the BEST and great way to connect. We hope to see you during your future visits to DC. Cheers, Elif More

Derbyshire, England
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hotel on a business trip in May. We stayed for three nights. Lovely bedroom, very spacious, clean and comfortable. Nice roof top pool area with a bar. Great in the evening sunshine. Very well located - short walk to lively bars/ restaurants and also to the touristy things like The White House and the museums etc.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently stayed at a Kimpton Hotel in Washington DC...Donovan House. We've stayed at Kimpton hotels several times in various cities and have always found them to be excellent. The Donovan House met the standard....but one employee stood out. From meeting us at the front door and quickly taking care of our car.....to then being at the... More

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

Bobbing2, Thank you for your review! Wow!! What a great recognition for John D. He is awesome and we are very lucky to have him as part of our team. I will personally thank him for his outstanding performance. We are looking forward to having you back with us. Cheers, Elif 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*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#13 Green Hotel in Washington DC #22 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC #40 Business Hotel in Washington DC #41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC #69 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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