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Kimpton Hotel Madera
Ranked #59 of 141 Hotels in Washington DC
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4 reviews
“Wonderful hotel”
Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful lobby, lovely room, superb service by Nicole and the rest of the staff. Absolutely fantastic. This is the first time in all my years to have a treadmill in my room, with its own tv in its own alcove. The kids love the goldfish, too.

Stayed July 2013
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, August 7, 2013
Dear Mommyubet, we couldnt be happier that you and your family had a wonderful visit! Aren't hte goldfish great!? Thanks so much for staying with us and we hope to see you again, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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South Elgin, Illinois
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

The Hotel Madera is our home away from home. It not only has a a superior location off DuPont Circle, it has the friendliest and helpful staff ever. Their wine hour is a sublime and intimate experience, where we have had the most engaging conversations with an amazing array of personalities from all over the world. We continue to stay at the Madera, and feel better every time we do.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, August 7, 2013
Hello Bob P, we don't want to be a secret! Thank you for the review and telling the world!! Please visit again soon! Thanks, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

My daughter and I spent the July 4th weekend at the hotel Madera. We had a fabulous time--great location, great restaurants including Firefly and friendly staff!

We will definitely stay here again and we are very picky people!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Dear Sharon E, I love that we met your very high expectations!!! It's ok to be picky as you say, you deserve it! Thanks for staying with us during your trip to Washington with your daughter. Please visit us again soon!! Thanks, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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Virginia
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

This is the first time I have stayed at a Kimpton Hotel. I am very pleased with the accomodation at Hotel Madera. I found an awesome deal on the hotel's website for an early bird special during 4th of july week and weekend. Upon arrival, I was upgraded to a balcony room and given a 10.00 credit to the mini-bar for being a member of the Intouch loyaly program. Wow! Already off to a great start. My room was very spacious and very very clean. The bathroom is small, but the sink is outside of the bathroom and there is plenty of room to brush your teeth and do your hair. I slept very good each night of my stay. I did not hear any noise from the hallway or the rooms beside me but the hotel was full to capacity. So that was awesome! It was really hot in dc this past weekend and they had fruit flavored water waiting for you in the lobby. Also, they had cold towels. That was great! After walking around all day and sightseeing, that was a refreshing treat. Check in and check out was a breeze! Everybody was super friendly. I will recommend this hotel to my family and friends and I cannot wait to try out some other Kimpton properties. I love love love to travel!!! Thanks Kimpton!

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Hello Lea2611, welcome to Kimpton!!!!! So happy that you stayed with us over the holiday weekend and that we've now made a Madera and Kimpton guest for life!!!! Sounds like it was a very relaxing visit even with all of the July 4th heat. Thanks again and see you soon, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed July 8, 2013

I wish I could rate this hotel somewhere between average and very good. 'Average' seems too harsh but it's not quite to level of 'very good'.

The good:
The rooms are very nice (except for some carpet staples starting to poke through the carpet near the bathroom door-multiple ouches from the entire family) and our queen room with a sofa was huge. Plenty of space for a family of 4. The location is very convenient to Dupont Circle and the Metro. The staff was hit and miss. Michael helped us with check-in and was a pleasure throughout the process. Others, well...

The bad:
While the rooms were large, they had an odd layout and you would think a little more space could have gone to the bathroom and less to frivolous extras. As others have noted, you have to drag your luggage through 2 sets of manual doors-no doorman or valet to help. Maybe it's because of the small lobby but the hotel never had the multiple, smiling, friendly faces that you become accustomed to at other Kimptons. Rarely did anyone acknowledge your presence. Maybe it was due to a holiday weekend and they were running on a minimal staff. The Madera was cheaper than other DC area Kimptons and I guess you get what you pay for.

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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Dear SleepDazed, thanks so much for posting your review. I appreciate both sides of feedback to praise and correct any issues. I am truly sorry the Staff you encountered were not friendly and smiling. This is one of the strengths of the Madera is our friendly warm service. I am truly sorry and will use your feedback to help train our Team. Again my sincerest apologies but I do hope you return to the Madera. Thanks, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights. Great location - close to Metro, comfortable beds, huge room, very clean. Staff at front desk friendly and helpful. Lots of restaurants within walking distance. We were late for the complimentary wine hour, but when we asked about it the front desk gave us a couple coupons to use at the Firefly. Pet friendly - didn't bring our dog, but next time we might. Sometimes in a city it's hard to find space to walk dogs, but there is plenty of grass close by hotel for that. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Hello kylieh, it sounds like your visit to the Madera was everything you wanted! I am thrilled to read that the hotel, staff, and location met all of your needs. Next time you should absolutely bring your dog to the Hotel. See you soon, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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Reviewed July 1, 2013

I will only be staying at Kimpton Hotels from now on! Amazing amenities and quite possibly the most helpful staff and even went as far as personalizing each conversation. I never felt like a guest in a hotel, I felt like a guest in their home. I highly recommend this hotel!

  • Stayed June 2013
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Thank eloisa1785
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MaderaGM, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Madera, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Dear eloisa1785, thanks so much for the great review! Sounds like we did our job! We want all of our guests to feel like that are at their home away from home in Washington. We love that you will now only stay at Kimpton Hotels! Thanks again, Modi Ahmed General Manager
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Property: Kimpton Hotel Madera
Address: 1310 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-1502
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Location: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Business Hotel in Washington DC
#19 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#27 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#29 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#45 Family Hotel in Washington DC
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Hotel Madera 4*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kimpton Hotel Madera is an intimate, elegant boutique hotel nestled in Washington DC's historic and fashionable Dupont Circle neighborhood. Within walking distance of the White House, Georgetown and the city's monuments and museums, this Kimpton Hotel offers personalized service, luxurious amenities and an atmosphere of refined sophistication. The guestrooms are stylishly tranquil, and the gracious and knowledgeable staff genuinely pampers. Conveniently adjacent is the notable Firefly Bistro featuring contemporary American comfort food and a seasonal menu. ... more   less 
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