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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 1 night in late August. Our room was not ready when we got there and it was after Check In time. The property is in a lovely old building with a welcome courtyard, but needs a serious touch up paint job for all the scuff marks on the lower parts of the halls and rooms. We came... More 

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

Dear YksLaurie Thank you for staying with us and for your comments. Almost great is not good enough for us and I’m sorry for our shortcomings. I appreciate your important feedback as it helps us to improve on the things that were not perfect. I hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future for a... More 

Long Beach
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22 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lorien is in a great location - on King Street just a few blocks from the King St metro station. We arrived late at night (after 11pm) and there was no trouble with check-in. The king sized room we had booked was nice. Size-wise it was on the small size (two people couldn't navigate the room unless one person... More 

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

Hello emoshea, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your important feedback. It is great to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and our great food and beverage outlets. I appreciate your loyalty to Kimpton and hope that you will give us the opportunity to fully wow you upon your return. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Maryland
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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 checked into Lorien Hotel and Spa last Wednesday for a one night stay. We were able to check in early and received a free upgrade from the King Claw Foot Tub Room to the Lorien Suite on the fourth floor. The suite was very spacious and elegant; we were more than satisfied with the room. The... More 

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

Dear Autumn8Leaves, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for your great feedback. I’m glad that Justin and the rest if our team took such great care of you. Please come back to see us again soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very modern and we enjoyed the atmosphere in general. There is a nice courtyard when you first arrive and there are many shops and restaurants within a short walking distance. Overall the price was right there with the rest of the hotels in Old Town.

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

Dear Amanda S, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travelers. I’m glad that you took advantage of our courtyard and our great location. Please come back to see us again soon. Yours, Tobias More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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123 reviews
93 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 6 nights with my 15 lbs poodle. The room is very nice - loved the combination of light blue and white colors. There is no breakfast included and that made the stay a bit more complicated, but there are plenty of other perks to make up for it. The hotel is 2 blocks away from the King... More 

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

Hello Ruchei, I’m glad that you and your poodle enjoyed your six night stay at the Lorien Hotel & Spa. We appreciate your kind feedback and are looking forward to welcome you back. Respectfully, Tobias More 

Norfolk, Virginia
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited the Lorien on our annual get away to Alexandria. This was our very first Kimpton experience and we were hooked. I will only stay at a Kimpton if one is in our city we are visiting. This hotel set the bar very high. The hotel was very beautiful and exceptionally clean. The staff was awesome... More 

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

Dear Jellyn234, Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your recent visit to Old Town Alexandria. I’m glad that your first Kimpton stay was a great one and it is nice to hear that we set the bar very high. It means a lot to us that you are now hooked on Kimpton Hotels and I’m excited... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second stay at the Lorien. I was already a Kimpton fan, and am even more so after this last stay at this particular hotel. Staff is wonderful, and the restaurant on the property is great--excellent gluten-free options. Rooms are very comfortable and the evening wine happy hour is a nice feature. Convenient location with lots of other... 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, Thank you for your loyalty to Kimpton and the Lorien Hotel & Spa. I’m excited to hear that you second stay with us was a great one. I’m glad that our restaurant team was able to offer you some excellent gluten free options and that you found our staff to be wonderful. We are looking forward to welcome... More 

Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lorien is an ideal hotel in Old Town. The staff is friendly and helpful. The rooms are small but elegant. It's also a very quiet hotel. There are surprisingly low weekend rates, making the Lorien a great value. It's a quick and easy walk from the Amtrak/Metro station as well. This was our second visit, and both have been excellent.

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

Dear darneke, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to write this review. I’m glad that you enjoyed your recent experience and that you found the Lorien Hotel & Spa to be a great value. Please come back to see us again soon. Sincerely, Tobias More 

Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We haven't ever stayed at a Kimpton hotel before, however we certainly will be staying at more! The location couldn't be more perfect! You are surrounded by restaurants and shops, however our favorite restaurant was the one attached to the hotel, Brabo. The bartender was on point and the food was amazing! The rooms are clean, as is the rest... More 

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

Hello Lauren M, I’m thrilled to hear that your first stay at a Kimpton Hotel was a pleasant one. It is great to hear that our team at the Lorien Hotel & Spa helped to make you anniversary celebration extra special. We are looking forward to welcome you back at the Lorien Hotel and other Kimpton Hotels in the future.... More 

Fairfield, Connecticut
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41 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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

Hello Bic20, Thank you for choosing the Lorien Hotel & Spa for your recent stay and thank you for your loyalty to Kimpton. I’m glad that you enjoyed our staff the patio and out bathrooms. I do understand that everybody’s taste is different and it looks like the modern and minimalistic design of our Hotel did not quite meet yours.... More 

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