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Donovan Hotel

4-star4 stars
1155 14th St Nw, Washington, DC, 20005, United States of America

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near White House
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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WiFi
Good internet service
Location
Great location
Pool
Ordinary pool
Cleanliness
Could use a good cleaning

Donovan Hotel

  • Room, 2 Single Beds, Accessible (Hearing)
  • Studio, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible
  • Executive Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible
  • Executive Suite, City View
  • Suite, 1 King Bed
  • Suite (Donovan)
  • Premier Suite
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, City View

What’s around Donovan Hotel

Landmarks

  • In Downtown Washington D.C.
  • White House - 11 min walk
  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center - 11 min walk
  • Ford's Theater - 17 min walk
  • International Spy Museum - 19 min walk
  • National Museum of American History - 20 min walk
  • Capital One Arena - 21 min walk
  • Washington Monument - 22 min walk

Getting around

  • Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 17 min drive
  • Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) - 48 min drive
  • Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 39 min drive
  • College Park, MD (CGS) - 31 min drive
  • Gaithersburg, MD (GAI-Montgomery County Airpark) - 48 min drive
  • Fort Meade, MD (FME-Tipton) - 37 min drive
  • Manassas, VA (MNZ-Manassas Regional) - 56 min drive
  • Washington Union Station - 13 min drive
  • Alexandria Station - 25 min drive
  • New Carrollton Station - 27 min drive
  • McPherson Sq. Station - 5 min walk
  • Farragut North Station - 10 min walk
  • 7th St. Convention Center Station - 11 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 193 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 13 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets stay free

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi in rooms *

Transport

Parking

  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 5000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 465
  • Computer station
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1996
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

DNV Rooftop - Overlooking the pool, this rooftop bar serves brunch and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Donovan Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Donovan Hotel Washington
  • Donovan Hotel Hotel
  • Donovan Hotel Washington
  • Donovan Hotel Hotel Washington
  • Donovan Hotel
  • Donovan Washington
  • Kimpton Donovan
  • Donovan Hotel Hotel
  • Donovan Hotel A Thompson
  • Donovan Hotel Washington
  • Donovan House Washington Dc
  • Donovan Hotel Hotel Washington

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 7 AM to 4 PM.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

    Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • Resort fee: USD 28.74 per accommodation, per night

    Resort fee inclusions:

    • Internet access (may be limited)

    Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

    Optional extras

    Valet parking costs USD 50.00 per night with in/out privileges

    WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 0.00 per night (rates may vary)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Most helpful reviewsReviews are sorted based on what customers found most helpful and our recommendations

    Good 7.8 From 559 reviews

    Poor 2.0
    took days to own up to accidentally charges
    I had purchased a suite for June 7th through June 9th and paid for the booking an entire month before the booking date of June 7- June 9th. When I arrived they told me they will be putting a $200 authorization on my debit card, which I understood for any damages that may occur to the suite. Everything was okay until I was leaving. I went to return the key card at the front desk and upon ending conversation he told me I would be charged for my stay. I explained to him I should not be charged for the stay as I had already paid, he said oh okay well have a nice day. Upon me returning home that afternoon, I had gotten charged 2 times on my debit card for 2 additional nights including the $200 authorization hold. I called and spoke with various managers which kept giving me the run around about how it was an accurate charge until I spoke to the day manager who apologized and informed me that the hotel DID make a MISTAKE by charging my card 2 additional nights. I did not receive all of my appropriate funds into my bank account until 7 business days from my check out on June 9th. As you can imagine, It was a very horrible experience explaining this to my bank but they were very understanding. What became even more devastating is knowing the hotel did not send my bank the appropriate faxes or information needed to make their mistake of charging my card over an extra $500 faster nor easier so I did not receive my own money, that they took without permission until June 10th.
    Landra, usRomance trip
    Fair 4.0
    Hidden costs. They charged us $59 per night for parking in a DC neighborhood with no street parking available. Then they charged $28.74 per night amenity fee. When we checked out I questioned what amenities we were being charged for and the desk clerk said WiFi and wine pouring. No one had mentioned wine pouring to us previously, and we had not participated. We stayed three night because the location was perfect for visiting my sister at her assisted living facility, but we will never stay there again. It was August and the hotel AC was not working. We woke up the second morning, and it was 79 degrees in our room, and the windows do not open. The fridge in the room froze our drinks, and ruined the fresh fruit we had brought with us. The best part of the stay were the very pleasant valets. Don't stay there. There are several nice places very close by.
    us3 night trip
    Very good 8.0
    Good stay
    I had a great stay. I only had two issues. 1) No microwave in the room. Which I need due to severe food allergies. I was in the hotel for 5 nights. So I barely got to eat since the area really isn't very celiac friendly. 2) My key reader broke on my door. The staff was great about it. I had my service dog with me and had to leave him in the room the day it broke. Every time I had to take him out I had to block the door from closing all the way. Luckily I he is my service dog so he could come with me the next day while they replaced the key reader. I would absolutely stay there again but buy/bring food before checking in. Stuff that I could eat without needing to be cooked. The restaurant attached did their best to get me breakfast the day I left. The little bit I was able to eat was good though. There is a fridge but it is controlled by a key, so it is a little hard to open.
    us5 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    BEST HOTEL I'VE EVER STAYED IN!!
    Loved this hotel from the minute Lance greeted us like VIPs! Anticipated every need. Remembered our names but still requested ID to replace a lost room key. Maggie is a doll! Called to ask about tours & within minutes she called us back after arranging a private tour for us. We cancelled twice because of weather & she did it with a smile! Evan was always there with a smile & seemed to know our needs before we said it. Tyrone also there with a huge smile along with Mike!! When we got stuck indoors for a couple of days they switched us to a suite when I said I wished I had a tub. And did I ever get a tun! A deep narrow Chinese tub that you can soak in up to your neck. Also sent slippers, bath salts &!a bottle of my fave wine & my husbands fave Diet Pepsi. They knew our faves from watching us at their great complimentary happy hour in their lobby every evening! Kero the bell hop greeted like an old friend every time we went in or out & also delivered our luggage. He made us feel welcome & like he loved his job! Rooms were large &?immaculately clean plus great unique classy decor you'll love. Comfy beds... mmm & a super designer shower with large luxury bottles of shampoo/conditioner/body wash! The restaurant is cozy & food is delicious!!! Jose did a super job anticipating needs. Going back in spring & no question where we'll be staying! With our new Kimpton Donovan friends Maggie, Lance, Evan, Tyrone, Mike & Kero!! Thanks y'all!!!! Hugs
    Arvey, usRomance trip
    Very good 8.0
    Great place, but little over-priced for condition
    Great staff service, and the room was comfortable, but there were a number of things that seemed off given the room price. For example, the shower head was put in so that even when you aim it directly at the wall, it still pours out onto the floor of the bathroom. That design flaw was exacerbated by the fact that the lip of the shower was broken. The first morning, I ended up with a layer of water all over the bathroom floor! Another drawback was a lack of plugs and lights - the room is very sexy and low light is great for that, but it's difficult to get the room bright enough to do a little work in. Still, I'd stay here again, especially because the staff was top notch!
    Meghan, us2 night business trip

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