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The Donovan - A Kimpton Hotel

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1155 14th Street, N.W., Washington DC, DC 20005
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Donovan over Easter weekend and once again was not disappointed (this is the third or fourth time I have stayed here). The room was ready when I arrived on Friday and everything was clean and perfect. The staff was nice and helpful. I decided to have a very late lunch at the restaurant and that too... More 

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose the Donovan House for the 2nd time on this visit to DC because of how wonderful our first experience there was. The location is perfect for walking to the Mall, or for checking out the varied restaurant options on 14th St. The staff is friendly and eager to create happy customers. The restaurant, Zentan, and the rooftop patio,... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is located on 14th Street and New York Avenue - Metro stop is about 15 minute walk. There is a 24 CVS across the street for that umbrella you forgot although there was one in my room to use. Lots of casual dining, coffee shops nearby Guest room and bathroom are large as is TV monitor. Lower floor... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a huge fan of Kimpton Hotels and have stayed at their properties around DC and in several other cities. Donovan House is sleek and modern but the service and amenities are not up to the usual standard. The popular rooftop bar means that the pool closed disappointingly early to guests and creates lines to access the elevator to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came to D.C. to see a Phillies game with my wife and three boys. The hotel is amazing. Very personal and has a private feel. The rooms are awesome. Hotel staff took care of everything we needed. Dinner recommendation was perfect. Needed something from my car and the valet brought it right out front for me then parked it again.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first impressions were "wow, this is a modern and stylishly comfortable hotel. Eric the wine waiter was fabulous and accommodatin. The room was clean and modern. Unfortunately the pool and bar on the roof terrace was closed daily during the day. To top off our room was left open by the maid cor a whole day while we were... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a meeting and event planner I managed a conference in DC in the midst of cherry blossom season 2015. I reserved 45 rooms for two nights at The Donovan. Having stayed many times at a Kimpton property, this was the first time at The Donovan. I could not help but to notice that The Donovan pull out all the... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great modern looking hotel with many amenities and well located on 14th. My wife and I stayed here for our Honeymoon and were upgraded to a great room on the 12th floor. To add something a little special we were welcomed with a bottle of sparkling wine and some chocolate dipped strawberries. The room was well appointed with all the... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Donovan the weekend of April 10th to enjoy some time in DC, the Cherry Blossom Festival and the Smithsonian after some business meetings on the 10th. The Donovan is a great hotel with comfortable rooms, a courteous and professional staff and a great location close to most everything. It rarely disappoints, but this time it did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a 3 night stay in a single kingsize bed room. As the room was not ready for our morning arrival, we were offered a double queen bed room instead. We took this option and were delighted with the very spacious and clean room at the front of the hotel. The bathroom was spacious and the circular feature shower... More 

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