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Kimpton Donovan Hotel

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East Hanover, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look no further than the corner of 14th Street as you enter into this sleek-well appointed Kimpton Hotel. As has been said many times over, Kimpton Hotels,care for their guests! Under the exemplary care of the General Manager, Mr. Awet Sium,the Donovan is run with precision and definition to details. The front staff, Evan and Lance provided the finishing touches...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mcacw, Thank you for the kind review. I'm happy that your son loved the game. Verizon games are super fun. I will share your review with the entire team. I'm sure they will be very happy to see that your stay was a success. All the best. Go Wizards. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Bilbao, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love boutique hotels this one is perfect for DC. arrived cranky and tired on my birthday only to meet super friendly Tai at the front desk who upgraded my room and compd my lunch. clean modern room. thanks!!!!!

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kristin W, I'm so happy that we were able to make your birthday special. Ty is super friendly I will be sure to five him a high five. I hope you will be in DC soon since we just open a rooftop and the weather is amazing. All the Best Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Winder, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in DC for a 10 day business trip. The staff were friendly and helpful throughout my whole stay. They really took it to a new level when I mentioned that my husband was coming in for the weekend. They upgraded us to a beautiful suite for a nominal fee. This was the weekend in March that the...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heather P, Thank you for the lovely review. I'm happy that the cold weather didn't influence your stay. Now, we need to plan a new visit since the weather is beautiful and our rooftop is open. See you soon. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about staying at the Kimpton Donovan. Great spot in DC to stay and very accommodating. They were helpful and friendly in every way. Also we loved the roof top bar. A fun stay in DC.

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emily M, Thank you very much for the outstanding review. I'm very happy to see that you had a nice time at Donovan Hotel. All the best. Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to multiple Kimpton hotels. This one was by far the nicest. The staff was very friendly. The room was absolutely stunning!! It had 3 60' HDTVs. An amazing stylish bedroom with a super comfortable king bed. I also loved the tub!! Not one speck of dirt/ dust in this hotel.

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ashleighcoop, Thank you kindly for the fantastic review. I'm euphoric that you were impressed by our hotel and I would love to welcome you back as soon as possible. Thank you for the big compliment for our Housekeeping team who are in charge of keeping our hotel spotless. Regards, Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used the Donovan for my anniversary. I could not be more overehelmed by the care and patience the staff had for my experience. I worked with Maggie to get everything right for that night. I know I called and emailed a lot but she was always kind, courteous and so helpful. I cannot say enough good things about Maggie....

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Justin R, Thank you for celebrating your anniversary with us. I'm euphoric that we were able to make your day special and I'm glad that Meggie and David were there for you. They area gems. Whenever you are ready for a staycation, we would love to have you back. Regards, Dragan Andrejic Assistant General Manager

Wilmette, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Washington D.C. for a convention, and the hotel was about 5 short blocks away from the Convention Center.. The outstanding experience for us was the warm, welcoming attitude of the staff, especially Maggie Arnold (ask for her).My husband joked about really taking us feel at home and having champagne sent to the room, and---there it was! (we...

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Dragan A, Assistant General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheilag1818, Thank you kindly for the 5-star review. I'm so happy that you had a chance to meet Maggie. She is Amazing. I will be sure to give her a hug. I hope you will visit us again very soon. Regards, Dragan Andrejic

Cary, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

FANTASTIC Property - INCREDIBLY Generous, Professional and FRIENDLY Staff! Assistant Front Office Manager, Michael Porter, could not have been more welcoming and excited to have us check-in and help us with recommendations while there. I would without a question stay at this property again, whether I am in DC for work or play. The location was super and plenty of...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi graingerm, Thank you...Thank you... for the amazing review of Kimpton Donovan. We greatly appreciate the kind words and I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to mention Michael Porter. He is truly on the most nicest gentlemen I know and I thank you for recognizing him. Our location is truly ideal for the city as we are nearly 30...

Arlington, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiancé and I had a truly incredible experience at the Kimpton Donovan while celebrating a birthday weekend mid-March. We arrived with our dog, which we are still grateful for and surprised at the fact Kimpton Donovan allows dogs, and the entire staff treated him as if he were their own. He was given treats and his very own Kimpton...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi annareu, Thank for the "incredible" review of Kimpton Donovan. So happy to read your pup had such an awesome visit to D.C. I greatly appreciate the kind words about the team(Maggie, Evan and Michael). They are truly amazing colleagues and I thank you for recognizing them as well. Look forward to your next visit and please let us know...

Newbury, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wasn't able to get into hotels I usually use in DC and thus discovered the Donovan. Very good location outside, all the features of a Kimpton on the inside. The decor is a bit more modern/chic for my taste but not offensive. My room was very clean and quiet. I did not try to in-house restaurant. Not exactly a food...

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Awet S, General Manager at Kimpton Donovan Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Brent M, Thanks for the awesome review and welcome to Kimpton and the Donovan. Next time your back please try our Japanese restaurant. Thank you for recognizing our amazing staff. Thanks for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Awet Sium General Manager

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Additional Information about Kimpton Donovan Hotel

Address: 1155 14th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20005-4111
Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Upper Northwest
Price Range: $199 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Donovan Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 193
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Also Known As:
Donovan Hotel a Thompson
Donovan House Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#16 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#24 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#41 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#56 Family Hotel in Washington DC
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“My room was great. No opinion”
Bogardo615, 4 days ago | Read review
“Try to get a city view room facing north for the best view.”
ConnorLawrence, 1 week ago | Read review
“Definitely choose the king room!”
cftravels2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Actually, it was expensive, but I guess not for the standards of the area.”
sheilag1818, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“I was on the 14th top floor, elevators were available all the time. I had a view of the monument. It was lovely.”
pattym861, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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