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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My co-workers and I traveled to Alexandria for business and stumbled across the Kimpton given its close proximity to the King St. metro line. I liked the boutique look of the hotel and was not disappointed. Just like Alexandria itself, the hotel has a historic, brick-laden charm (everything in Alexandria appears to be made of brick). The staff was wonderfully...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here while visiting schools in the area. Super location and very quaint. Courtyard and lobby were very nice, rooms look great and are nicely updated. The only reason I didn't give it the highest rating are because it was noisy, they seem to lack any noise insulation from room to room and the rooms are great when the...

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Delaware
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here with a group of friends, we found the location convenient and parking was easy for this neighborhood. We felt the rooms were a little dark but otherwise loved everything about the place, lobby and rooms were clean...we never made it to the bar/restaurant but hope to next time we're in town.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

My trip arranger selected this due to its proximity to the HQ office. It's nice, but in the room there aren't enough lights. Two wall lamps extend over the beds. There is an armchair in the corner, next to a socket, but no floor or table lamp, making reading a moot point. Then, the work surface underneath the wall-mounted TV,...

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hotelmanager_9, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Jim O, Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. In my book, that is a sub par stay! I will get with the team immediately and remedy the TV channel lineup document. The sense of difference lies in the attention to details. There are a lot of great stuff that we...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Kimpton Lorien in old town, Alexandria and loved everything about it. Its location on King street was convenient and walkable to work and great restaurants after work. The hotel almost had a B&B feel to it because of its unpretentious and comfortable library, cozy courtyard and tranquil rooms with clean linens. The library was where morning coffee...

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Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on a cold January night and was warmed up by the friendliness the staff, the quality of the room, and the overall ambiance of the place. I would recommend. I did not go to the spa, but did use the gym which is small, but well-equipped.

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lorien was the 6th stop on my 2017 Kimpton Journey and I really enjoy this hotel. I've stayed here once before and the level of service is as you expect from a Kimpton. The rooms are very comfortable and the property sits back off the road so it's very quite. When I checked in I missed the 5pm Happy...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location was fantastic and Alexandria is the perfect place to stay while visiting DC. But what sets this hotel apart is the above and beyond service. We had several visits from the staff bringing us special bottles of water and popcorn. They were very helpful in telling us about nearby restaurants and places to visit. The room was lovely,...

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hotelmanager_9, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear SmilingTrees, Thank you so much for recognizing how great the team is. Everyone takes great pride in offering great care and comfort to our guests. I will make sure to share your comments with the Team. We hope to see you again very soon. Best wishes, Stephane

Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This property was much nicer than we expected. The building is beautifully renovated, also staff is very kind an helpful. The location was great too. It's close to public transportation, and all great restaurants in Alexandria. The restaurant(BRABO) was great too! A little con: our room(a king deluxe) didn't have an actual 'window' to directly view outside. It has a...

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hotelmanager_9, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear yjbunny, Thank you so much for the great review! We hope to host you in Old Town again very soon. Sorry about the lack of view. We have lots of rooms that provides great natural light and a view of course. Next time you are in town, please let me know - I will make sure you get one....

Middleburg, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Why anyone would pay to stay in National Harbor with this gem right across the bridge is beyond me. I'm a huge fan of Kimpton hotels in general, and this one is certainly no exception. The warmth of the staff, comfort and quality of the rooms, and convenient location coupled with a very fair price (particularly if you're a Karma...

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hotelmanager_9, General Manager at Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, responded to this review

Dear littlemissmiddleburg, Thank you so much for sharing your awesome experience! We cannot wait to see you again soon. Best wishes, Stephane

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 by Robert Wiedmaier, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

Address: 1600 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Region: United States > Virginia > Alexandria > Old Town
Price Range: $227 - $506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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Also Known As:
Lorien Hotel Kimpton
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#1 Business Hotel in Alexandria
#1 Green Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
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“Some rooms appear to have balconies.”
 of 5 bubbles jasonsU9739DN, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“2nd floor was quiet.”
  • No safety latch on the back of the door, only the handle lock
  • These are the electrical connections for the TV and WiFi extender.
  • Armchair with no lamp to read by
  • Only lights in the room over the beds
  • No lights to illuminate the work space.
 of 5 bubbles JimO80, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Our room faced the street but we never had a problem with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles SmilingTrees, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Reasonable terrace suites w/lovely seating area!”
 of 5 bubbles littlemissmiddleburg, 25 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a corner room - excellent views with lots of light!”
 of 5 bubbles Wandering_N0T_Lost, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
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