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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While the staff was very pleasant, the smell of the rooms was horrible. As soon as I opened the door to my room the smell of strong fragrance slapped me in the face. I immediately called the front desk and they stated that all of the rooms were sprayed by the cleaning crew. I could not believe it, I told...

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Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love Kimpton hotels, and purposefully seek them out when I travel, but this one was a big disappointment. First, we had problems with the people in the room next to or is smoking -- enough to fill the hallway with the smell and smoke. To their credit they offered to move us, and a very nice bellman (I think...

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Newton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I unwittingly booked my most recent reservation at the Kimpton Carlyle (a hotel that I like and have favorably reviewed in the past) through HotelsOne.com. BIG MISTAKE! The phone agent at HotelsOne.com seemed a bit clueless and initially quoted me rates for a Kimpton in New York. When I tried to verify that he represented the Kimpton chain, the agent...

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New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at The Carlyle over Thanksgiving weekend and had a great time. It felt like we were living and experiencing DC like a local. We walked to all of the restaurants and bar and Soul Cycle. The service was great, rooms were spacious with a kitchenette and it was such great value. We used UBER to get around and...

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Christchurch
Reviewed 1 week ago

For us Aussie travelers, at the end of a 4 week holiday In the States and Canada, this beautiful hotel was perfect in every way. The entire experience was awesome. The staff were magic from reception thru to room service. Happy hour was a wonderful experience as it provided us with the opportunity to interact with fellow guests and to...

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can I give it 10 stars? The hotel is wonderful and Kimpton always does a fabulous job of renovating and updating. Modern, great restaurant and bar, beautiful rooms, and free happy hour from 5-6 every day. So you're sold, right? Wait -- I haven't mentioned the staff. THEY ARE FABULOUS. I have never been treated so well and I've done...

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for New Year's Eve and my One Year Anniversary. We loved this place and it's service so much that we booked another night! The room we booked was extremely comfortable and we slept very well. The walk in shower was super nice! The front desk presented us with a free bottle of Cabernet for our anniversary and from...

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi patricekelly, Thanks for choosing to ring in the New Year and your 1st Anniversary with us! I am thrilled you enjoyed your accommodations, the surprise amenity and our evening hosted wine reception. We look forward to welcoming you back soon, Thomas

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, wonderful location, blah blah blah. The main reason I'm posting this is because the service was absolutely superb. Had a minor issue with my cell phone, and an employee fixed it in about 5 minutes with a smile! Absolutely every level here was great, from the rooms to the restaurant, but the service was genuinely superb.

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Natlie_and_Joe, I am thrilled you were able to connect with our smiling resident technology expert! I’m glad you had a chance to experience our restaurant The Riggsby. We hope to see you again soon, Thomas

Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a nice smaller hotel, and that's exactly what we got! This is a very comfortable hotel nestled in a residential area. We could walk a few blocks and be very near restaurants and bars. The Tempurpedic bed was so comfortable! The bathroom is a bit small, but that's just being picky. Good choices on the TV. No vending...

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Judi M, I am glad you made the most of our central location and found our staff to be friendly. Nothing beats a good night’s sleep, and please know we do have other room options that have residential size bathrooms. I am pleased you had the opportunity to experience our restaurant The Riggsby. Cheers, Thomas

Savannah. GA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just spent two nights at this purportedly posh hotel in the DuPont Circle area. Some amenities were nice but some others surprisingly lacking. While there was a mini fridge, it was packed so full of items to sell that there wasn't room enough to put in our two sandwiches to keep them cold - No drawers for non hanging...

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Thomas F, General Manager at Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Deacon/Chef, I am sorry you did not find our guest room accommodating to your needs. Our mini-bar fridges are stocked with items for purchase, but we can always provide you with an additional refrigerator as well. All of our guest room bathrooms have an exhaust fan that operates 24/7, so it is a little unlike what you mind expect...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in fashionable Dupont Circle and newly renovated, Kimpton Carlyle Hotel offers 198 spacious hotel accommodations, some available with kitchenettes, Tempur-Pedic beds, plush duvets and at-home amenities. All rooms feature a flat screen television, available WiFi, and luxurious bath amenities by Bigelow. Kimpton Carlyle Hotel in Dupont Circle is also walking distance to DC's landmark neighborhoods and attractions such as Georgetown, Adams Morgan, U Street and our nation's most famous residence - the White House. The DC Metro and famed Dupont Circle fountain is just a short three block walk from our DC hotel, and premier dining is within easy reach along Connecticut Ave. As well as Dupont Circle. Come and stay with us and enjoy the beautiful tree lined streets and character rich architecture of the neighborhood. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Carlyle Hotel

Address: 1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009 (Formerly The Carlyle Dupont Circle, a Kimpton Hotel)
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Dupont Circle
Price Range: ₹ 8,578 - ₹ 30,705 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Carlyle Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 198
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Also Known As:
Carlyle Hotel Washington Dc
The Carlyle Hotel
Hotel Style:
#24 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#26 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#46 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#51 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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“Queen suite was very roomy. Beds are to die for.”
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