Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa

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

Previous travelers enjoyed the hotel's food and relaxed atmosphere
Some visitors say the hotel has too many hidden fees

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 Robert Wiedmaier and the fresh selection of gourmet cheeses available at Brabo Tasting Room. If you participate in the Kimpton Karma rewards program, you can accrue or redeem freebies by choosing to stay here.

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Location
Alexandria, VA
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 107 rooms
Primary View
Neighborhood
Style
Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

Rankings

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice

Travel + Leisure

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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

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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.

Oyster.com

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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).

AFAR

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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.

AAA

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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 1429 have reviewed the Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: 

TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1429 reviews 4.5 (based on 1429 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. Kimpton Karma Rewards 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
  • Kimpton Karma Rewards members also 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 $34 per night
  • Tesla and electric car charging stations available
  • 24-hour valet parking ($34)
  • 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

Dining

The Kimpton Lorien Hotel & Spa’s restaurant, Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier, offers continental fare and a formal dining experience inspired by the restaurant's namesake chef 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

Kids

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 cost $25 per night. Additional kids amenities include child-sized bathrobes, childproofing kits and strollers.
  • Toys available through the front desk
  • Goldfish room companions can be provided upon request
  • Fitness center has hula hoops for kids
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

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 equipment and yoga mats, plus hula hoops for kids.
  • Fitness center open 24 hours a day
  • Personal TVs available on all cardio machines
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

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.
  • Spa discounts offered for events
  • Several suites and their terraces can be used for business functions

Number of meeting rooms2

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

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