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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 18 December 2012

The Lorien was exactly what I needed after a two hour rush -hour drive from Baltimore. From the moment I walked in I felt relaxed. The staff was friendly and informative and the hotel was beautiful. Our room and bathroom were gorgeous and right up our alley! I did not have time to enjoy the spa or restaurants this time...

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

Hello Susanshaus, Thank you for the wonderful comments about the staff. I am glad the room fit your needs and provided for a relaxing stay. The drive from Baltimore can certainly prove stressful. Hopefully you can join us again soon for another glass of wine but more importantly to experience the spa and restaurant. Happy Holidays, Thomas

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
Reviewed 14 December 2012

This is the best hotel that I have ever stayed in. The staff was very courteous, helpful and knowledgeable of the area. The hotel was a short walk from the King St. metro station, which is only a 10 min ride from Reagan Airport. The Brabo tasting room (attached to the hotel) was fantastic and the best meal I had...

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

Hello Ellen B, We appreciate the nod for being the best hotel you have ever stayed in! I am glad you enjoyed our ideal location near the Metro, and that you had an outstanding meal in our BRABO Tasting Room. We are ready for your next visit whenever you are, Thomas

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We stayed here a couple of nights during the week. The staff are pretty attentive and friendly. Whenever you encounter a staff person in the hallway, elevator, etc. they always say hello and exchange other pleasantries. We stayed in a king deluxe room, which is the standard room. It was pretty small with very little room to walk around the...

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

Hello C c, I was pleased to note you found our staff to be very polite and engaging with your during your stay. I am sorry you found your room to be a little cozy, but as you noted, we do have other larger room categories that can be reserved. I am glad you enjoyed your experiences in BRABO and...

Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 13 December 2012

My girlfriend and I were looking for a fun holiday weekend get-away not far from home but we also needed to bring our dog. We picked the Lorien based on its proximity to downtown, reasonably priced rooms and that it was pet friendly. It was great experience! We are both in the customer service business so we have a good...

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

Dear Matthew H, I was thrilled to read we fulfilled all of your needs for a weekend get-away, especially that you were able to bring your dog. I am glad you found our staff to take ownership of any requests you had and that they were very friendly. We look forward to welcoming all of you back! Thomas

Hartford, Connecticut
Reviewed 12 December 2012

I come down to Alexandria every six weeks for work. I discovered the Lorien initially because it was one of the cheapest hotels on a list of recommended Alexandria hotels. However, the reason I stay there every time I come is because of the service. Everyone is so warm, welcoming, and helpful. They all seem to love working for there!...

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

Dear Megan33804, I really appreciate your repeat business and thank you for the praise you have for our staff. We certainly do enjoying providing the best possible service to our guests, and we have a little fun along the way. I am glad you enjoy our wine hour and our BRABO restaurants. See you soon, Thomas

Redwood City, CA
Reviewed 12 December 2012

Just returned from a fantastic stay at the Lorien. We were only there one evening but will definitely be back. Excellent value for this prime location in Old Town Alexandria. We were given a very large room on the 5th floor overlooking King St. Windows on three sides of the room so it was incredibly bright and cheerful even on...

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

Dear 1Maggie, I am glad you enjoyed all the natural light provided by all the windows in your guest room, and that you were delighted by the sparkling wine and strawberries. Thank you for sharing that you find our staff to be friendly, and that your experiences in BRABO or the Tasting Room are always top notch. We look forward...

Athens, Georgia
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The Lorien is an upscale hotel in Alexandria that is two blocks from the Metro that can take you into DC for touring or business so that you not have to drive into the district or even need to rent a car if you are flying into Regan National as it is only a couple of stops from the hotel....

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

Dear Gymdawgfan, It was nice to note you benefitted from our location just two blocks from the Metro station to get to DC and Reagan National airport. I am glad you enjoyed a peaceful stay with our hotel being set back off the street and buffered by our beautiful courtyard. I am sorry the bathroom counter in your room didn’t...

new jersey
Reviewed 11 December 2012

This was my third trip to the Lorien. I always look forward to the most comfortable bed ever found in a hotel. I treated myself to the hydrating facial...the best facial I have ever experienced. i love the Brabbo restaurant for the great breakfasts and dinner. i feel so pampered when I visit this hotel.

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

Hello travelbuddy54_10, I am thrilled you find our beds to be the most comfortable out of any hotel you have stayed in, and I am glad you had the time to enjoy BRABO once again. I have shared your praise about the facial you received, with Matthew our Spa Director. We look forward to your 4th visit, Thomas

New York
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We stayed here for a 3 day visit to DC and it was a great decision. The price was very reasonable, especially compared to staying in DC proper. Upon arrival, the staff was extremely friendly and attentive. We parked on the street nearby and I had a question about the street signs and they actually ran out of the hotel...

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

Dear NYCjetsetter-girl, Thanks for choosing the Lorien for your 3 day getaway, which gave you the opportunity to experience Alexandria, which is especially wonderful this time of year. I was pleased to note you enjoyed your comfortable and clean room, and I am sorry if the bathroom door was a little too modern. I am glad you were able to...

Sterling, Virginia
Reviewed 7 December 2012

Excellent Boutique Hotel in the middle of beautiful Old Town Alexandria. the Staff couldn't do enough to make sure that I had an excellent visit. The room was very modern but comfortable, meticulous and relaxing. Between the staff, the hotel, the location and the relaxed atmosphere - I almost didn't want to go home. For those of you who travel...

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

Hello andil64, Yes, I could have gone jogging with you, seriously! I love to run, and especially in Old Town where you can exercise and sight see simultaneously. I am glad you enjoyed all the amenities the hotel has to offer, especially the relaxed atmosphere that is created. We look forward to your next visit, Thomas

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: $259 - $572 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa 4.5*
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
#2 Luxury Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Family Hotel in Alexandria
#3 Romantic Hotel in Alexandria
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for an outside room with a view. They are small rooms for so much $$”
  • standard size tub
  • This is with the bathroom door completely shut...notice I can see toilet. From other side - show
  • small and no privacy
  • notice the lack of window :(
  • small closet with shelves, locked mini bar and no coffee machine
tesdaydreamer, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Some a bit small, but all seem well equipped and atteactive”
carrieg678, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not all rooms are the same. Try to get one with a shower door.”
Sully2018, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suites on 6th floor have big open roof top balconies. Perfect for gatherings but no privacy if you're in a neighboring room/balcony.”
cassnsyd, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I would not recommend this hotel”
  • Terrible view from room with little light
  • Curtain to bathroom, not enough privacy
freqworld_traveller, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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