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Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel

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1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Port Angeles, Washington
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights while visiting family in the area. The staff is top notch--old school personalized service at it's finest-- and the rooms, while on the smaller side, were impeccably clean and tastefully decorated. We loved the convenient location and the proximity to Brabo Restaurant. We had an excellent breakfast at the adjacent Brabo Tasting Room. Oh--did... More 

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

Dear Penny G, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the great feedback! I’m glad that you enjoyed your recent experience with us. We can’t wait to welcome you back. Yours, Tobias More 

New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So right, but also quite wrong. A very well designed and attractive hotel that I would have loved to endorse, but for two failings. We were traveling with a child, so we arranged for one of the terrace suites, which has a separate living area with a sofa bed. The suite was pleasant, but spare. Furnishings were minimal, and there... More 

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

Dear Howard G, I’m very sorry that your recent stay was negatively impacted by the noise from a wedding party on Saturday night. I totally understand your frustration with the music that you could hear in your room until 11pm. This not only prevented you from having a relaxing evening it also kept your kids up after bedtime and I’m... More 

Cranford, NJ
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74 reviews 74 reviews
9 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed three nights recently during Easter school break. We love the old town area and we wanted to stay close to the Metro. The hotel is located towards the beginning of King Street and easy walking distance to the Metro and all the great shops and restaurants in old town. The front desk staff and most of the employees... More 

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

Hello Melonie S, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your important feedback! Nobody likes hiccups and I’m sorry for the shortcomings you experience. You must have arrived during a very busy time and I like to apologize for the slow valet service you experienced. Our vale team is great and they are usually able to work... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a frequent traveller I stay at the Lorien several times a year. The staff is outstanding and welcomes me back. The rooms are comfortable (even if a few are a bit noisy with trash and recycling pick up in the morning). Morning coffee/tea service and evening wine hour are a great touch.

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

Hello Donna219, Thank you for your loyalty! I truly appreciate your kind words about our team! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly at: tobias.arff@lorienhotelandspa.com If you are planning to return. I will be happy to pick one of my favorite rooms for you. Respectfully, Tobias More 

West Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
34 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first time staying in a Kimpton Hotel and all I can say is just, WOW! I was scheduled to be in D.C. on business and had this hotel recommended to me by a close friend. Everything from check-in to check-out was simply amazing! My room was a suite with a claw footed tub and it was definitely... More 

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

Dear Hokiegirl10, Wow, thank you so much for this fantastic review. I’m thrilled that you had such a great time and that Justin, Julie and the rest of the team took such great care of you. Please thank your friend for recommending us and please come back to see us again soon. Yours, Tobias More 

Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice clean and contemporary hotel located on King street. The room was very modern and comfortable. The free wine and cheese tasting was very good although breakfast was a bit pricey. With the complimentary King street trolly and the metro being 2 blocks away access to Alexandria and Washington is easy without the congestion or price of a downtown... More 

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

Hello DouglasK4414, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your experience and I hope that we will be able to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 3rd Kimpton hotel I've stayed in, and I continue to be further impressed with the Kimpton style, customer service, and quality. The Lorien was absolutely beautiful - very sleek and modern! My fiancé and I had a top floor corner room, and we had so much space it felt like an apartment rather than a hotel room.... More 

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

Dear PurdueGirl22, I’m so glad that you recently discovered Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants and that you keep coming back due to your positive experiences. Thank you!!!! I hope that his is the start of a long lasting friendship. Please come back to see us again soon, Tobias More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As part of our US trip, we wanted to visit Washington however the cost of a hotels in Washington was quite expensive and they didn't even seem that nice, we found this hotel which was much cheaper and nice and only a 10-15 minute trip to Washington by subway. We were really pleased with our decision as we got to... More 

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

Hello DonnaNicholas, Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your recent trip to the DC area. It is good to hear that you overall enjoyed your experience but I’m a little disappointed that your stay wasn’t perfect. Our team usually excels in giving a warm welcome and I’m sorry that we were not on our A-game when... More 

Chicago, Illinois, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Like all Kimpton hotels, this one was cool. The spa like design made it calm. It is very convenient, only a couple blocks away from the King Street Metro station. I was on a quick business trip so I did not have time to try the spa or the lovely outdoor courtyard, but I will next time. My only complaint... More 

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

Dear Travl4funandbus, It looks like we had the pleasure to host a Kimpton fan! Thank you for staying with us and for your important feedback. We usually have our complementary coffee station available until 9am weekdays and until 10am on the weekend. We haven’t seen a lot of guests utilizing the coffee station after 9am during the week but we... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 3 nights in the lovely Alexandria. Location of this hotel is great lovely area handy to the train easy to get into DC. The hotel is very upmarket however the beds were very uncomfortable it felt like it was lopsided. New matress needed! The walls are very thin we could hear the TV from the next room every... More 

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

Dear DrewN84, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your feedback. I’m glad that you enjoyed our central location. I’m however disappointed that your stay wasn’t a perfect one. Our mattresses have been created exclusively for Kimpton Hotels by Sealy Posturepedic and we usually get great guest feedback on how comfortable our beds are. I own two... More 

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