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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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    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are big fans of Kimpton Hotels and have stayed in many across the country. One of my favorite things about them is that each one is unique and there is always something fun and whimsical, such as wild animal print bathrobes, closets wallpapered in literary sayings, drawers painted magenta on the inside, and faux ostrich throws. We found nothing... More 

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Salem, MA
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gorgeous hotel with courtyard in front built into the historic Oldtown neighborhood. Very close to Metro stop and great shops and restaurants. As always with Kimpton hotels, staff very nice and attentive. Restaurant terrific. Only thing that kept me from giving Excellent was that fire alarm chirped at 2 a.m. Granted, the staff took care of it quickly and left... More 

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I discovered this hotel by accident, but I am glad I did. It is located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria near the King St. Metro station. The rooms are very clean and have modern styling. The hotel has a great courtyard sitting area in the front. It is walking distance to all of the great restaurants, shops, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels we have ever visited. The staff was courteous and friendly. It was our anniversary and they surprised us with a complimentary bottle of champagne in our room when we returned from dinner. The room was very clean and comfortable. This hotel is definitely on my return list.

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Taylors, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lorien was great! From the moment we pulled on King St. Everything went better than expected. The staff was top notch, always smiling and offering assistance at every turn. The room was nicely decorated and spotless. The wi-fi worked great( free if you join their Karma club). We never ate at the restaurant on site, we were usually late... More 

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

Hello wvernwhitijr, Exceeding expectations, we love that! We can’t wait to welcome you back and I hope that you will get the opportunity to try one of our fantastic restaurants upon your return. Thank you for stating with us and thank you for the nice comments. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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127 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So my wife and I stayed at this hotel and had a pretty awful experience. So you're probably wondering why I gave it five stars. I try to stay at Kimpton hotels as much as possible, but I'm by no means a millionaire so sometimes I have to stay elsewhere. That said I felt pretty disappointing by my weekend stay... More 

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

Dear cubanito1, Thank you for giving us the opportunity to regain your trust in the Lorien Hotel & Spa. We truly appreciate your loyalty to Kimpton and your important feedback. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me directly for anything you might need in the future. You have my number and we can’t wait to take great care of... More 

Lidingö, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent four days here last week. The rooms are ample, clean, modern and nicely equipped. Wifi is strong and free. The hotel itself is quiet even though on the Main St. Alexandria is full of small stores, coffee shops and bric a brac. It has the feeling of being in a village even though only 30 mins from Dulles and... More 

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

Dear Graham W., Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel and Spa and spending 4 days here last week! I am glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and I appreciate your kind feedback. We look forward to your next visit to the area and hope you choose to stay at the Lorien again! Sincerely, Tobias More 

La Jolla, California
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Lorien was for 4 nights and we found this to be a very well run hotel. We arrived very late and the person at the desk was pleasant and helpful and checked us in quickly and efficiently. The bed is extremely comfortable with lovely linens and pillows. The rooms are not large but sufficient. There is... More 

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

Hello Elizabeth G., Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your recent stay in Old Town Alexandria. I am thrilled to see that you enjoy your time with us and that you were able to take advantage of many of the great amenities the Lorien has to offer. While we may be that “backup” option for you,... More 

Allentown, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location (quiet & secluded from the hustle of DC but close enough to take a quaint ferry ride) was fantastic!. The amenities, bedding, environment were all very comforting and allowed us to relax. Best thing about a Kimpton hotel... free wine hour. Also, I recommend joining the Kimpton Rewards Program so you can have access to free wifi. Joining... More 

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

Dear Eunice L., Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your most recent stay. I'm glad to hear that you had an excellent stay with us. I’m excited to see that you were able to take advantage of our great location and our complimentary evening wine reception. We are looking forward to your next stay! Respectfully, Tobias More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have now stayed here twice (2011 and 2015) and both times have been impeccable, so decided to finally write a review. First - The staff and service make you feel as though your reservation at the hotel is important to them personally. Fast and easy check-in, even though we arrived early in the day (11:00am) and... More 

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

Hello Michael RNJ, I’m so glad that you decided to come back to the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your anniversary/birthday trip! We are always excited to see guest return, even more so when you are celebrating that something special. Please remember to keep us in mind when you are planning your next trip as we can’t wait to welcome... More 

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