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Kimpton George Hotel

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15 E Street NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1501
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What you can expect during your stay
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 11/20/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#54 of 153 hotels in Washington DC
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Located on Capitol Hill near Union Station, The Kimpton George Hotel stands out as one of the most stylish boutique hotels in Washington DC. This luxury hotel offers celebrity appeal, impeccable service and extraordinary value in an ideal location. The Kimpton George Hotel, at the nucleus of Capitol Hill's business district, is steps from Union Station and the U.S. Capitol Building and a short walk from the National Mall, Smithsonian Museums, and the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate Office Buildings.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Special diet menus
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Minibar
Electric kettle
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City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Arabic, Danish and 1 more

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89Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
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Elizabeth G wrote a review Nov 2020
Kingwood, Texas2 contributions2 helpful votes
The trip to DC was a first for me and my family so we wanted to stay at a hotel that was above average, had a great location, superb service. Below is a list of disappointments we had. I understand that our current environment requires certain precautions but all I ask for is communication. We arrived at the hotel late and we were looking forward to settling in and ordering room service. We were not told and it was not noted anywhere that room service was not available. We ended up using DoorDash for dinner that night. Ice had to be requested, which is not a big deal. The hotel knew we had 4 people in the room yet we only had enough towels for 3 people. When requested additional towels, we were given an ample supply. When I inquired as to the restaurant downstairs, I was told that it would not be available until Thursday, but we were checking out Wednesday. So again, we had to use DoorDash. The Kimpton George website listed a few things that either were not available or were not communicated. 1. We did not receive a PPE welcome kit 2. Minibar - Snacks and drinks were not available at the front desk. They only had bottled water and a small canister of chips. 3. Grab & Go items not available 4. In-room dining was not available Needless to say, having two teen boys in the hotel with a lack of snacks was not a great choice. The beds were comfy.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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Georges B wrote a review Oct 2020
New York City, New York24 contributions32 helpful votes
Stayed there with my wife - we arrived late - easy check in - left early - well located - easy access - I only have food things to say we really did not take advantage of the hotel but from what we saw we were happy. We came from New York fro 1 night only
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Katie R wrote a review Sep 2020
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I wanted to treat my son to a little staycation and tried the Willard, which was full, but their reservation people recommended the George. I was interested in trying a Kimpton hotel so thought it would be fun. Really not impressed with this hotel. It was fine, but nothing special. Really pretty basic... Not even a hair dryer in the room? The absolute worst is the surprise resort fee. I booked the room an hour before I checked in and they told me a price $50 higher than I'd literally just booked. When I pointed this out, the front desk clerk glossed over it by explaining the amenity fee and then incidental fee that's automatically added but then removed minus the amenity fee at checkout. I asked what was included with the amenity fee and was pointed to a little sign on the counter that listed things like free local calls. Ridiculous. Just give the real room price. I'm going to report it to DC tourism bureau because I doubt they're allowed to do this even though they've apparently done it for years based on comments here. This hotel is an odd location. You have to be careful walking at night along E Street. There are a lot of homeless people living in the next block. It's nice if you want to be near the Capitol and I love to walk in DC, but it's a long walk to anything. I do like Bistro Bis.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from , Owner at Kimpton George Hotel
Responded Sep 8, 2020
Katie R: Thank you very much for your feedback. I'm very sorry that your recent stay at the Kimpton George was not up to your expectations. We strive to provide the best possible experience to our guests choosing the Kimpton George Hotel, and I want to make sure your are 100% satisfied. Please call me at the hotel when you have a free moment. My name is Hisham and I'm the General Manager of the Kimpton George Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
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LGC & JCFC wrote a review Aug 2020
Columbus, Ohio97 contributions44 helpful votes
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Hotel- Kimpton The George (Washington, DC) Date- August 2020 (2 nights) Overall: Very good. 4/5. The theme of the hotel is captivating; the rooms just a bit above average, and the staff friendly and engaging. Rooms do not include suites, for the most part. Accommodations- Very Good. 4/5. We were assigned a “Executive 1 King” room, and it was nice. The styling and décor had a clear theme, George Washington. I took pictures all throughout the hotel for my history buff mother. However, it was substantially smaller than neighboring property rooms, and the only suite available at the property is the Presidential Suite. Next remodel: add more suites. One recommendation, though, is to better close the gap between the room doors and the floor. A brush or plastic bottom seal would help with climate control and add to the sense of privacy in each room. IHG Rewards Club Recognition- Good. 3/5. We were thanked for our loyalty. However, we had to ask for amenity points and the Raid-the-Bar benefit was unavailable. In other similar hotels, a bodega was erected at the front desk to accommodate the sudden thirst and hunger of guests. Sadly, guests will have to go elsewhere for snacks or soft drinks. A late check out of 4pm was offered. Staff- 5/5. Benjamin, the Housekeeping manager, who checked us into the hotel was delightful and fun to interact with. TC. who was our wine sommelier for wine hour was engaging and quite friendly. He was knowledgeable, and as accommodating as possible. Hunter, the night auditor was perky and helpful, even first thing in the morning! We chose to stay at this hotel for a special event, and we were delighted when it was not only recognized but we were also given mini cinnamon rolls to snack on. Excellent job, front desk, on making us feel like valued guests. Housekeeping- Excellent. 5/5. The room could not have been cleaner, and to top it off, housekeeping staff came to our room and checked on us just after we arrived to ensure we were happy with everything. All toiletries and bathroom supplies were provided in adequate supply for the duration of our stay. The only recommendation I have is that the flooring and carpet along the baseboards we routinely vacuumed. Pool/Gym- Not evaluated. Not open during the pandemic. Breakfast/Meal Options- 4/5. Very good. The restaurant was open, and wine hour proceeded as usual, less the prohibited congregating. Coffee service is not offered at the front desk, but coffee machines (Keurig or Nespresso) were in the rooms. Laundry- Not evaluated. Pricing was appropriate and two bags were available for dirty clothing. No one likes to pack their dirty clothes in with their clean ones; thank you for thinking ahead about this. Computer/Printer/WiFi- Wifi was strong throughout the hotel but streaming was regularly interrupted and not reliable. Property Appearance & Maintenance- Excellent. 5/5. Exterior- Very good. The hotel is appropriately branded and can be easily located. The entrance is clean and crisp, but the handicap buttons do not function, which makes bringing a luggage cart in a bit challenging. Interior- Excellent. The hallway walls and floors are clean, free of skuffs and debris. Artwork that captured the eye was present all throughout the hotel. Other- This hotel is one of the few Kimpton hotels that are charging the AMENITY FEE during the pandemic. The charge is listed at the front desk as an amenity including disinfection fogging, Personal Protective Equipment (masks, gloves, sanitizing wipes), and disinfection gel, all of which should be standard during a pandemic. The television remote control cover was a great idea, though, I have to admit. A picture of what the amenity fee is supposedly for is included in this review. Many of the other ‘amenities’ offered did not apply to most guests, such as an electric car station (How many people have these already?!?), use of a bike (standard at all Kimpton properties), PressReader (who doesn’t get their news on their phone or internet enabled device these days), local and long distance calls (who doesn’t use their cell phone nowadays?), upgraded WiFi speed (a standard Elite membership benefit of all IHG properties), and other questionable ‘amenities’. !!! RECOMMENDATION: Follow the lead of other hotels, including nearby Kimpton properties and hire a security guard to encourage mask usage. I ended up in an elevator full of mask-less young people two times during the first day of my stay at this hotel. At night, the elevators reeked of marijuana. I was told that disinfecting gel that was missing from stations had been stolen; again, security could potentially resolve this. The third caution I offer to other potential guests is the front door. Although set up such that guests should have to use their key to enter at night, the door was not secured at 1:15am. Why have this door feature if it is not going to be employed?
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Date of stay: August 2020
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AaliyahTheDiva wrote a review Mar 2020
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I’ve always wanted to stay at a Kimpton Hotel and they have met my high expectations that I had for them! I am very pleased with the customer service from TC and Robert! I have no complaints about my room at all, everything was great! I will be sure to stay at the George Kimpton Hotel Again!! Thank you guys so much!!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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$143 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kimpton washington dc, hotel george kimpton
LOCATION
United StatesDistrict of ColumbiaWashington DCUpper Northwest
NUMBER OF ROOMS
139
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton George Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton George Hotel?
Nearby attractions include National Postal Museum (0.1 miles), Union Station (0.2 miles), and National Japanese American Memorial (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton George Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton George Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton George Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton George Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton George Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include west wing cafe, Bistro Bis, and Charlie Palmer Steak.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton George Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Kimpton George Hotel located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Washington DC.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton George Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Kimpton George Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kimpton George Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.