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Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars

The Lorien is my hotel of choice when traveling to the NoVa/DC area for work. The hotel is in the heart of Old Town, which is super convenient to my offices in Crystal City and DC. There are lots of restaurants and shopping to choose from in the surrounding area, and the metro is only a couple of blocks away.... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Vabeach14, It is awesome to hear that The Lorien Hotel & Spa is your hotel of choice when traveling to the Northern Virginia – DC area. Thank you taking the time to write this review and thank you for your loyalty! We are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Tobias More 

Springfield, Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a larger suite with an awesome huge deck that overlooked Old Town Alexandria. however, the 10 degree fahrenheit temperature discouraged us from leaving the warm room. The hotel staff is very, very friendly, especially the welcoming desk. They knew that we'd stayed there before and they all ensured that we were very well treated. The hotel exudes... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello ThingsINotice, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for this awesome review. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience with us. I hope that the weather will be a little bit warmer upon your return so you can take full advantage of one of our awesome Terrace Suites. Sincerely, Tobias More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time in two years that I've stayed at the Lorien and I've been very pleased both times. I've stayed in a double double, king, and suite. I love the sleek, contemporary look of the rooms. Most important to me in a hotel room is that it looks and feels CLEAN. And mine did - sleeping and... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nancy P, Thank you for your loyalty and thank you for sharing your experience. It means a lot to us that the Lorien Hotel & Spa is your go-to Hotel in Alexandria. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted a weekend in Old Town Alexandria. We spent one night at the Lorien Hotel and were very impressed with the grounds and how close it was to many different restaurants and bars. The rooms were clean and the bathroom was huge! We would definitely come back here for another stay.

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Amanda S, I’m glad that you chose our beautiful Old Town Alexandria for your weekend getaway and I really appreciate that you used the Lorien Hotel & Spa as your home base. Please come back to see us again soon! Tobias More 

New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at Lorien Hotel to visit relatives and were very pleased with the staff, room, hotel décor and on-site restaurants. Parking fee of $30/day was a bit high, but it was offset by free accommodation for our dog. Very civilized feature with provision of a doggy bed. We enjoyed the hotel and Brado restaurants. Would stay here... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello RoseMarie226, Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your recent trip to visit your relatives in town. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your experience and that you were pleased with all aspects of your stay. We are looking forward to welcome all of you back in the near future. Sincerely, Tobias More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not normally a Kimpton Hotel kind of guy, often a little too hip for me, but this hotel stood out as a well rated and wonderfully located hotel in Alexandria. It did not disappoint. Well appointed, very friendly, beautiful location, comfortable, clean, quiet, and a good price. Well, that is a winning combination. Had an event on the weekend... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Jowal, Thank you for staying with and thank you for your great feedback. I’m thrilled that you enjoyed your recent experience with us and that we possible have a new Kimpton fan. Many guests that work around the patent office, the west end of Old Town Alexandria enjoy our central location like you did. We are fortunate to be... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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141 reviews 141 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is just a few blocks from the Metro, allowing one to arrive from DCA that way rather than via cab. I had a very heavy bag and bad back, so I took a taxi, about $20 DCA to the Lorien and back. Easy and quick without rush hour. While the rooms are good not great, the staff here... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello MadisonGrog, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. Guest feedback is very important to us especially if it comes from a road worrier like you. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience and that you found our staff to be excellent. We... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stay at the hotel when we need to spend a night in DC before catching early morning flights out of National. We love the hotel as it is an easy walk to the metro station, a nice design hotel and it is close to lots of good places to eat.

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Helge A., Thank you for making us your home base for you short trips to the DC area and thank you for your great feedback. We are fortunate to be so close to the King Street Metro station which is only a couple of blocks away from our hotel. It really makes the life of our guest and road... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I've always liked Kimptons, and this hotel was no exception. The front desk staff was very pleasant and efficient. My room (415) was spacious--enormous bathroom--with a great soaking tub. Closets are a bit small, but since I was only there for a single night, it wasn't a problem. Very nice work and sitting area. Overall, clean, modern, and a bit... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Martha_in_BC, I would like to thank you for your feedback on your most recent stay with us and for your loyalty as well. We are always glad to see guest that love to stay at our hotels and return for another stay. I am thrilled to see that you were able to enjoy your room and the “enormous bathroom”... More 

Edgewater, Maryland
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
25 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

So, we picked the Lorien for our overnight stay because we do enjoy Kimpton hotels and it was rated #1. We probably should have gone with Monaco but I was worried it would be filled with screaming kids (due to indoor pool) and we were on an overnight w/out kids! Overall it was fine but I'd pick a different hotel... More 

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Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Isnyder, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your important feedback . I am glad to hear that your found our staff to be friendly and that you took advantage of and enjoyed our onside spa and exercise room . I'm also pleased that you found your room to be very clean and that you were... More 

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Address: 1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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Location: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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