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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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1600 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314-2719
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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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#10 of 52 hotels in Alexandria
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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, our luxury boutique hotel is a collaborative dream. Renowned interior designer Vicente Wolf created a space that is reflective of the past and grounded in modern sensibilities. Combined with the stylish calm of our spa, our destination restaurant, BRABO, a striking environment and the amenities expected of a Kimpton Hotel, Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa unites the elegance of yesteryear with the comforts of modern-day living.
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Property amenities
Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Paid internet
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Steam room
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Doorperson
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Fireplace
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Housekeeping
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
8Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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bhollow216 wrote a review Feb 15
Moseley, Virginia106 contributions35 helpful votes
Had a nice stay. The hotel was clean. The staff were attentive and accommodating. The location is good. There are many restaurants in the area. The hotel is pet friendly. There were many guests with their dogs. Our room was across from a guest with a dog, only heard it barked a couple of times.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Georgina Johns wrote a review Jan 2021
Beltsville, Maryland5 contributions
We had the most friendly experience at this location. My husband planned a weekend away for My bday and Wendell the gentleman that checked us in as extremely kind and provided us with an amazing reception. He gave us 2 free breakfast coupons as well as a complimentary bottle of vino. He even sent a bday wish via text and was very kind the entire evening of our arrival. We love this hotel and would recommend staying here in a hearbeat!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Melanie M wrote a review Jan 2021
New York City, New York110 contributions14 helpful votes
The staff was so courteous , professional ,attentive and knowledgeable . Our check in was quick and easy and we were greeted warmly , they even greeted our dog affectionately !The beautiful room was spotlessly clean and comfortable with updated furniture. We had a balcony which was really nice to be able to see the beautiful area the hotel is in. We never stayed in Alexandria but this is where we will stay whenever in the DC area. Thank you for making our stay such a great experience , we love Kimpton properties and the Lorien shines!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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jb76orange wrote a review Dec 2020
Providence, Rhode Island63 contributions33 helpful votes
I’ve stayed at this property a few times in the past few years and am writing about my most recent stay. This hotel is located in the center of beautiful Alexandria. It’s so easy to get to from DCA or major highways. They remodeled in the past few years I believe. It’s very cozy and modern. White spaces and gray accents of fabric and concrete. They have a cobblestone courtyard that is filled with lights year round. You’ll pass it when you enter. Parking is valet or street. We arrived on a holiday and parking that day was free. They are operated valet currently though. It’s $25 I believe. Staff is laid back and cordial as expected at Kimpton’s. I felt like I was visiting an old friend. Rawan had reached out prior to our arrival. Wendell was efficient and friendly at check in. All properties have replaced the mini bar with a Bodega at the front desk. The Lorien has a well appointed selection of beverages and snacks. We had a suite with a king bed. It had a separate living area, bedroom, and bathroom with a soaking tub and large shower. Layout in some of these rooms is a little strange in that the walls are angled. Plenty of space for our one night stay. The large windows over looked the courtyard and there was even a small balcony. The room was very clean. Brabo is their in house restaurant and they were serving grab and go breakfast. The oatmeal and juice hit the spot! Checkout was a breeze and there is a key drop box. Definitely sign up as an IHG rewards member!
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Melissa O wrote a review Nov 2020
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Obviously I didn’t do my research. I have been a guest at “The Kimpton” before. Wonderful experience. Not this one. The previous location of the Kimpton Hotel is now The Alexandria. Apparently, Kimpton took over a new Hotel. Horrible experience. I was in DC for My Fathers funeral at ANC. A charge for a suite and valet parking and breakfast. None of those existed. I found myself walking down the street at 5am to get a cup of coffee. Kimpton doesn’t put coffee out until 7:30. I pretty much begged for a cup of coffee, answer, no and sorry. This isn’t a COVID related issue. I travel for a living. It’s an excuse to go cheap. No Kleenex in the room, no water, no coffee maker. I would not recommend this Hotel/Spa.
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Date of stay: November 2020
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PRICE RANGE
$142 - $356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lorien hotel kimpton
LOCATION
United StatesVirginiaAlexandriaOld Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
107
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Escape Quest (0.2 miles), Freedom House Museum (0.2 miles), and Olio Tasting Room (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Vaso's Mediterranean Bistro, Vermilion Restaurant, and BRABO Tasting Room.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Is Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Alexandria.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.