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Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

1600 King St | Alexandria, VA 22314  [SEE MAP]Alexandria, VA  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Previous travelers enjoyed the hotel's food and relaxed atmosphere
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Sitting about two blocks from the King Street metro station in Alexandria, Virginia, the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa offers both luxury and relaxation. Renovated in 2018, the accommodations' blue and white color palette is designed to feel fresh and cool, and there's a hint of Southern comfort in the decor. Plus, guest rooms and suites feature extra touches, such as sumptuous Frette linens, original artwork and claw foot bathtubs or rainfall showerheads, providing a tranquil setting that is ideal for relaxing. If you aren't already at ease, head to this Kimpton outpost's in-house spa, which recent guests describe as a mini-oasis. Previous visitors also praised the eclectic culinary offerings served at Brabo by Executive Chef Sebastien Rondier and the fresh selection of gourmet cheeses available at Brabo Tasting Room. If you participate in the IHG Rewards Club, you can accrue or redeem freebies by choosing to stay here.
Alexandria, VA
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 107 rooms
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  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating


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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Travel + Leisure


Centrally located in Old Town Alexandria, this Kimpton boutique hotel is less than a mile from major landmarks like the Lyceum and the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Behind a stately red-brick exterior, the hotel has 107 guest rooms furnished by acclaimed designer Vicente Wolf.

Condé Nast Traveler


Encounter this 'real treat' of a hotel in a 'wonderful location' in the center of Old Town Alexandria. Walk through a brick courtyard into a lobby that mixes classic with contemporary – slate floors, a wall of stacked slate, modern chandeliers, and a Queen Anne-style reception desk.


Located in charming Old Town Alexandria, this upscale hotel features its own spa and two nice restaurants. Perks include a free daily wine hour, loaner bicycles, pet-friendly amenities, and free Wi-Fi (after enrolling in Kimpton’s rewards program).



Lorien Hotel & Spa is a Kimpton hotel nestled in historic Old Town, Alexandria – a short metro ride away from DC. The eco-friendly hotel is known for its outstanding service and attention to details like complimentary French press coffee, newspapers, iPod docking stations, claw-foot bath tubs (in upgraded rooms) and plush bathrobes.



In the heart of Old Town, this luxury hotel is tucked back off the main street just blocks from the King Street Metro/Amtrak station. The guest rooms are designed for comfort and relaxation.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 1493 have reviewed the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1493 reviews 4.5 (based on 1493 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The recently renovated guest rooms at the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa are decorated in soothing blue tones appropriate for a spa hotel, but they're are also wired for technology with flat-screen TVs and iHome docking stations with alarm clocks. IHG Rewards Club members receive complimentary in-room and property-wide internet access and Wi-Fi. Otherwise, in-room internet runs $12.99 per 24 hours.
  • Upgrade to King Claw Foot Tub rooms for larger accommodations and bathrooms
  • IHG Rewards Club Elite members receive $10 credit for in-room minibars
  • Most suites have outdoor terraces

Standard room size325 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa is located in Old Town Alexandria in northern Virginia. The hotel is a short walk to the King Street metro station (Blue and Yellow lines), making for an easy commute into Washington, D.C. Though the hotel does not offer an airport shuttle, King Street is only two stops from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport metro station.
  • About 7 miles south of Arlington National Cemetery
  • Only valet parking is offered for $37 per night
  • Tesla and electric car charging stations available
  • 24-hour valet parking ($37)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


The Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa’s restaurant, Brabo, offers French-inspired fare and a formal dining experience for dinner and Sunday brunch. Brabo Tasting Room serves breakfast and casual lunches and dinners.
  • Room service offered 24 hours a day
  • Complimentary wine hour hosted daily in lobby from 5 to 6 p.m.

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican, French

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


The property's full-service spa features five treatment rooms, plus men's and women's lockers with steam rooms.
  • Specialty treatments available
  • Spa packages offered
  • Pre-wedding spa services offered

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna


As part of the Kimpton Kids program, children receive a welcome gift at check-in. Cribs and high chairs are also available. Some rooms accommodate rollaway beds, which are an additional fee. Additional kids amenities include childproofing kits and strollers.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    Like other Kimpton properties, the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa offers yoga mats in all guest rooms and PUBLIC bicycles are available for a ride around town free of charge. The hotel’s fitness center is located adjacent to the spa and has cardio and weight equipment.
    • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa has a fully equipped 24-hour business center, two meeting rooms and more than 5,600 square feet of event space. The largest venue, the Liberty room, can accommodate up to 130 guests for theater-style events. Audiovisual equipment is available for meetings, as is catering by the hotel's main restaurant.
    • Meeting packages and discounts available
    • Several suites and their terraces can be used for business functions

    Number of meeting rooms4

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    The Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa is a pet-friendly hotel, with no extra fees or size restrictions for pets. Guests must complete a pet waiver during registration, and the hotel asks for the pet to be kenneled or out of the room during housekeeping service.
    • Pet-sitting and dog walking can be coordinated by the concierge
    • All pets receive loaner food and water bowls, mats and pet beds
    • Pets allowed (free)
    • Dog walking (with fee)
    • Pet-sitting (with fee)


    Weddings are a specialty of the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa. On-site wedding planners are available to plan a reception or ceremony on one of the hotel’s outdoor terraces or in the event space. The hotel can accommodate up to 125 guests for a cocktail reception or up to 100 people for a banquet.
    • Complimentary guest room provided for the newlyweds
    • Room blocks and catering services available

    Maximum wedding guest capacity100

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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