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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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Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The hotel is a unique property...the staff is amazing! Check out The Spa...The Tasting Room and Brabo...none disappoint. I HAVE to stay there for work...poor me. Morning coffee and afternoon wine are special treats!

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Raleigh,NC
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent three nights this week at the Lorien before the snow storm descended on Alexandria. The front desk staff and bell staff were outstanding, everyone was young and professional. I asked for a nice room and they delivered by giving me Room 227 which was trendy in design, bright, and right on King Street. I liked the minimalist bathroom... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really want to love this hotel, but as a light sleeper I did not have a good first experience. The room was very nice and well appointed, but I was disappointed in the sheets: I thought they were on the rough side and lacking in quality. The real issue for me was the noise in room 518. The building... More 

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1 Thank KMC292015
Norfolk
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Call me crazy, but I like a door between the bathroom and the bedroom. What we had was drapery that did little to suppress sound. The water pressure in the sink was inadequate. Television reception was inconsistent, some channels were somewhat blurry. Wi-Fi was free, but you have to sign up for their rewards program. Valet parking cost $30 for... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in town to visit with family and decided to stay in Old Alexandria. Hotel was recommended by a friend and we were very satisfied with the accommodations. The Lorien is located on King Street and there is a free Trolley that runs on King Street at 15 minute intervals. The hotel staff was very pleasant and we were... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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221 reviews
105 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this hotel, and the staff was as friendly as ever. My room was impeccable, and comfortable. The amenity that was delivered to my room was perfect. It was a really nice stay.... That being said, this morning a few things disappointed me. First, after walking to the 'Tasting Room' for breakfast....they were out of oatmeal. Really? Oatmeal is... More 

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1 Thank JamesE339
Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JamesE339, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. I'm disappointed to learn about the shortcomings you experienced during your recent stay. Running out of oatmeal and not having an umbrella available is defiantly not a norm at the Lorien Hotel & Spa and you can rest... More 

Washington DC
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538 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The website says it's central to Old Town, but if you placed a pin in the center of Old Town, you'd be about ten blocks away at this hotel. There's a free trolley that runs back and forth on King Street, and the location does have the advantage of being very close to the Metro if you want to go... More 

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

Dear Kauai-Biz-Traveler, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for the nice feedback. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem in Oldtown is one of our favorites for "stay-cations" and they've once again provided a relaxing, memorable visit! We checked in for the long New Year's Eve weekend and every minute of our stay was perfect! Justin and the entire Front Desk team were super-helpful each and every time we had a request. The valet crew was... More 

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

Dear Laurie M, Thank you for your loyalty! We appreciate that you chose the Lorien Hotel & Spa to celebrate the New Year. It is awesome to hear that you had another great experience with us and we are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Happy New Year, Tobias More 

Tulsa, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located in a great location . Tons of shops and restaurants nearby and easy access to the metro . Exceptional service. We had terrible neighbors and the management handled it within minutes and even gave us a credit to our room. The room was extremely clean and quaint . If you choose to stay here , I... More 

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Thank Lk1173
Tobias A, General Manager at Lorien Hotel and Spa, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Lk1173, I'm so sorry that you got disturbed by your neighbors and I'm glad to hear that our team handled this unfortunate situation to your satisfaction. Pleases contact us directly if you are planning to come back so we can ensure that your next stay with us will be flawless and extra special. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Montreal, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here based upon "glowing" recommendations, hoping for a weekend getaway in a luxury location. The room we were assigned, a so called "deluxe King" was a small, cramped room with a bed narrower than a king. There was no sitting area, minimal supplies, one pillow per side. Sheets are NOT Frette. Only one bedside table, fluorescent lighting. Skimpy... More 

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

Hello Susan S, I have to admit that I'm very disappointed to learn that your recent experience did not live up to our high standards. I hope to get the opportunity to follow up with you directly to apologize and to learn more about our shortcomings. You can reach me at: tobias.arff@lorienhotelandspa.com. It would mean a lot to me to... More 

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