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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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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After searching on several sites, The Donovan Hotel hands down, was the best choice. Not only is the hotel in a great location on 14th Street in Washington, DC, it lived up to it's listing. I reserved 2 rooms and to my delight, they were perfect! The modern decor was breathtaking. And the bathrooms were something out of a magazine.... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel has a lot going for it. I'm a Kimpton loyalist and was very happy with this choice among many Kimpton properties in DC. This was business trip. Got government rate. My only pre arrival request was for "quiet upper room" and they put me on 12th floor with nice view and big room with soaking tub and King... More 

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Thank Markobrown
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Markobrown, Thank you for being a Kimpton loyalist (that just sounds cool ;) and it really means a lot to us. Of course, thank you for picking The Donovan for this stay, I’m happy that we were up for the challenge. Rooms with the tub and a view of the circle are really something special and I’m happy that... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were well-decorated, clean and unfussy. I like that there are not too many amenities in the room but nearly everything can be ordered. The showers are cleverly-planned. The staff was courteous, professional, very helpful and friendly. The only downside was the lack of room service late at night.

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Thank S B
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SB, Thank you for review. We love to keep our room as clean as possible so they look super sleek. I’m glad you loved our showers they are really different. Hope we can welcome you again very soon. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My recent visit was terrific; it is close to a Metro stop and near many of the fantastic DC attractions. My room was extraordinary and at an excellent price for the experience. It felt like a luxury trip when my purpose was a solo business trip. The only regret is that I didn't discover it until this visit.

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer W, Next time we will make sure that a business trip doesn’t feel like business at all. We will make sure that is a mini vacation  Thank you very much for the review and I hope we will see you next time you are in DC. All the best in your travel. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager More 

Reston, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had the pleasure of organizing a bachelorette party in DC. All of the attendees were local to the DC area but most of us live out beyond Dulles Airport so we were looking for a fun and reasonably priced hotel so that we could spend the night downtown and enjoy the festivities without worrying about how to get... More 

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear luxurybarginlover, I’m very happy to see that you enjoyed the bachelorette party with us. Thank you for the amazing review and we are not so far away whenever you are ready for a staycation. Location of our hotel is really amazing, as you said everything is so close restaurants, sites, bars, galleries… etc. See you soon. Dragan Andrejic Assistant... More 

Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff at this location were friendly, professional and very helpful. i had left a print out of a concert ticket at home and the front desk staff were able to help me reprint my ticket in time to go to my concert. every staff member I had contact with during y stay made me feel valued and welcome.

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Thank Elaine S
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elaine S, Thank you kindly for your review. We are here to assist in any way we can, concert tickets are a must on our list, we couldn’t allow you to miss it  Be safe in your travel and I hope we can welcome you again. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager More 

Corte Madera, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location of hotel is central to downtownt, and the rooms are spacious, but the thing that makes this such a great place to stay is the GREAT, friendly and helpful staff. Additionally, the restaurant in the hotel - Zentan - is excellent.

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Thank Pamk7
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Pamk7, Thank you for giving our hotel a chance and staying with us. I hope you felt at home. Thank you for your compliment regarding our team. It really means a lot to all of us. Zentan is a superb restaurant we are very happy that that we can call it our own. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant... More 

Gloucester, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at the Donovan while attending a concert in DC for the weekend. We have always enjoyed staying at a Kimpton hotel and this was no exception. Actually, it was even better and the staff was amazing. They immediately upgraded my room to a beautiful view of Thomas Circle. It was my birthday and they had... More 

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Thank Rachel N
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rachel N, I’m happy that you have been cared for. This is a massive part of our culture that starts with our team first and that kind of positive energy just continues and I’m glad that you felt it… that means we are doing something right  I hope you enjoyed the concert and we would love to welcome... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hotel with modern amenities. Huge flat-screen TV in the room was perfect for watching movies. Free WiFi for Kimpton Hotel members. This hotel also offers a complimentary wine happy hour every day from 5-6 plus complimentary coffee and tea every morning. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. This will be my go-to hotel in DC now.

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Thank Margaret A
Dragan A, Dragan Andrejic at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margaret A, We are now go to hotel, so we did our job good  It took me a bit of time to adjust to the size of the TVs in our room since they are huge. Thank you for joining us for the wine hour and We are here to welcome you again. All the best. Dragan Andrejic... More 

Newport, Rhode Island
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic stay at The Donovan. Everyone was friendly, attentive, and ready to make our stay as comfortable as possible. Enjoy the free wine and hors d'oeuvres in the evening; have a keurig sent up to your room. The room was very spacious and very well decorated. Will look to stay here every time I come to DC.

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Thank Jason C
Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at The Donovan, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jason C, Thank you kindly for your review. I’m very happy when our guests love our hotel. Of course our door are always open next time you are in DC. Wine hour is a big hit in our hotel especially when a lot of our guests decide to join in. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager More 

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