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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 #54 of 130 Hotels in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great weekend city break hotel. central, easy access to public transport. fabulous city views from the roof top pool and bar. brilliant restaurant. very comfy rooms.my only disappointment was, Room service wasn't not good. we had to pay for the coffee/tea facilities in the room.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came there to celebrate my 28th Birthday, I when I arrived around 4pm i was a little disappoint that my room wasnt ready due to the night before they said they were sold out. I needed a room to get ready for my bday dinner quickly and i was kinda. the fd staff apologize and told me they would... More

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

MrsGill04, Happy Belated 28th birthday!! Thank you for choosing the Donovan House to celebrate this special occasion. I am so sorry to read that your room was not ready upon your arrival but glad that you were upgraded to a nice suite room with lovely birthday surprises. I also would like to personally apologize for the unpleasant valet and rooftop... More

London, UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Donovan House whilst attending a conference at the convention centre which was an approx 10--15 min walk. Close to White House and near McPherson Metro station. Renovated and nice clean designed rooms with huge flat screen TV. No coffee or tea facilities in room which was a shame. Many coffee shops and restaurants in the area as... More

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

Andee3, Thank you very much for commenting on your visit to Washington, D.C. I am truly happy to read that you had a great time with us. I would like to also thank you for taking your time to let our guests know about our surroundings. We would love to have you back in the future... Cheers, Elif More

Ludlow, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this boutique hotel over Labor Day weekend. Customer service as soon as we arrived was amazing (5+ stars).. we checked in during free wine time (free wine everyday for an hour, in the cute lobby). The front desk guy (I wish I remembered his name, a Yankees fan though) was soo nice and friendly.... More

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

SmallTownGirl0224, Thank you for choosing the Donovan House to celebrate the special Labor Day weekend! I am pleased to read that you had an overall great experience. Great recommendation about our room service and will definitely share your feedback with our chef. Please come back to visit us in the future again! Cheers, Elif More

Columbus, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice property, recently remodeled, a boutique not far from Dupont Circle on 14th St NW. Had a business overnight and a colleague made the reservation, so was generally pleased with the cleanliness, decor, and staff. The upstairs bar with pool served great small plates from the first floor restaurant, Zentan. But I need WiFi to work when... More

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

SaintJacob, Thank you for a great feedback! I am pleased to read that you had an overall nice stay. I am truly sorry about your WIFI experience. Please know that our IT department is informed with your experience and they are looking into the reason for the inconvenience. Please feel free to reach out to me with any future reservations... More

New York City, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very clean and the staff are courteous. The pool is nice but small; it's a shame it closes at Labor Day when DC is hot and humid into October. The location is OK, and it's a short walk to the mall or the Metro. They shouldn't charge for wifi, though, that's like charging for electricity in the... More

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

James P, Thank you for a great review! I have some great news to share! Our pool will remain open as long as weather permits to make sure that our guests are enjoying the last days of the summer. Please come back and visit us in the future again, Cheers, Elif More

Sydney
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed at Donovan House for 7 days. On the one hand it's in a good location near lots of cafés and restaurants. It's a 20 minute walk to the National Mall. The foyer and room interiors are contemporary and well designed. The beds, sheets, linen and towels are clean and new. The Zentan restaurant is great for a Japanese... More

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

Dear travel t, Thank you for choosing the Donovan House as your home away from home during your visit to Washington, D.C. We truly appreciate you sharing your feedback in details as it allows us to improve our products and services. Please forgive us for not exceeding your service expectations. Please know that this is not the Kimpton experience we... More

Hendersonville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 day honeymoon at the Donovan House. We arrived late, but had no issues with a late check in. After seeing the photos online of the crazy shower, and bathtub I was just a little let down to find out that the standard rooms just have a nice tiled large rectangle shower. The bed was comfortable, the room was... More

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

Titosfood, Thank you for choosing the Donovan House for your special celebration! We are looking forward to having you back with us to celebrate many more special occasions. Cheers, Elif More

Sea Girt, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a great last minute rate at the Donovan House and cancelled our reservation at the Westin to take advantage of it. We were underwhelmed with the place. The lobby is so small that only a few people waiting make it seem exceedingly crowded. The wait for elevators was always a long one. The purple hallways were dark and... More

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Elif H, Elif Hendrickson at Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

KL Travel92, Thank you for your review! I am very disappointed to read that we could not meet your expectations. We would love you to give us another chance. Please reach me at elif.hendrickson@donovanhousehotel.com with any future reservations you might have. I would like to be your main point of contact to ensure that your stay is flawless. Cheers, Elif More

San Diego, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really like Kimpton hotels, mainly because they consistantly deliver on promises. This hotel in is within walking (a little over a mile) to the National Mall where all of the great Smithsonian Museums are. There is also a plethora of good restaurants and bistros within walking distance, or you can use a complimentary bicycle from the front desk. The... More

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

Tyler Q, Happy belated anniversary! I can't wait to share your comments with our entire team. I am delighted to read that you had a great experience with us. Great personal touch by our bartender. Love it!! We are looking forward to having you back to celebrate many more special occasions 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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