Donovan Hotel - Washington

1155 14Th Street Nw Washington-Dc 20005, Washington, United States, 20005  show map
 4 stars
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Donovan Hotel - Washington

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

 Breakfast

Continental breakfast

Editorial review:

This chic hotel has great rooms with leather wraparound beds. The bathrooms have ceiling-mounted spiral showers. There is a roof deck, pool, modern fitness center, and restaurant run by Equinox's Todd Gray.

Verified Reviews:

  • Parking was $40/night - Staff is extremely friendly - Bedding was comfortable
  • Within a few blocks of many restaurants, clubs - We would highly recommend - Rooftop pool looked cool
  • Only 3 blocks from metro station - Bathroom shower was very unique - Two blocks from the national mall
  • Shower had very poor water pressure - Bigelow shampoo and conditioner were great - Staff were all very friendly
  • View of the room was perfect - Bed was comfortable - Rooftop pool was chill with a great view

Overview

Donovan House is a luxurious four-star property that adds an element of elegance and sophistication into the Washington hotel scene.
The designers Studio Gaia have coloured the hotel with eggplant and olive greens, complementing the warmth and luxury of limestone and exotic teak woods.

The 193 deluxe and seductive rooms feature custom design elements including chocolate leather canopy beds, Studio Gaia club chairs, and translucent cocoon spiral showers. All rooms features air conditioning, mini-bar, designer toiletries and satellite television.

The hotel’s acclaimed restaurant, Zentan, by celebrity chef Susur Lee serves up inventive Asian inspired cuisine. ADC is private rooftop pool and bar, offers guests and natives a metropolitan hideaway, boasting a full-service bar, food from Zentan and private cabanas. ADC is the perfect place for relaxation or late night cocktails and events.

Business amenities include a business centre and complimentary wireless internet access in the hotel lobby.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness room.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of floors   14.  Number of rooms   193.

Rooms

Hotel bedrooms are all unique in design, equipped with cocoon spiral showers and leather wrap around beds. Guestrooms offer LCD flat-screen televisions and iPod docks. Beds feature custom-made 400 thread count linens and wrap-around leather headboards. Marble bathrooms have cocoon spiral showers, oversized terrycloth robes by Frette, toiletries by C.O. Bigelow, and soaps by Gilchrist & Soames. Mini-bars offer gourmet snacks from Dean & Deluca.

Guests may request a turndown service and wake-up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.

Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is one.

Dining options

Famed Chef Susur Lee introduces inventive global Asian cuisine with ZENTAN, located in Donovan House. Chef Lee’s culinary creations carried out by Executive Chef Jaime Montes de Oca, include Singapore Slaw with salted plum dressing, Szechwan Style Half Duck with bean jam lotus pancakes, and a wide selection of Asian crudo, sushi and sashimi. A selection of the menu is also available at the exclusive rooftop pool bar, ADC (Above DC).

Situated discreetly on the rooftop of Donovan House, ADC’s bar menu features fare from the hotel’s signature restaurant ZENTAN, specialty cocktails, and an extensive wine list, making it ideal for an early cocktail or a late-night rendezvous in a beautiful setting. A selection of the Zentan menu is also available at ADC. During the daytime the pool is reserved for guests, with the pool bar open to guests and locals in the evening hours.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Eco friendly
  • Free safe at reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 48 per day.

Services

  • Valet parking
  • Room service
  • Paid porterage
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Night club
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sun terrace

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bath/Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • CD player
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 5 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1155 14Th Street Nw Washington-Dc 20005, Washington, United States, 20005

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City Center
  • Washington
    4000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Washington Union Station
    1.5 mi
  • Train Stations
    400 ft
Underground stations
  • McPherson Square
    1700 ft
  • Farragut North
    2700 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Zentan (cuisine: Asian)
    100 ft
  • Lincoln - DC (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of floors:
    14
  • Number of rooms:
    193

Rooms and availability

Hotel bedrooms are all unique in design, equipped with cocoon spiral showers and leather wrap around beds. Guestrooms offer LCD flat-screen televisions and iPod docks. Beds feature custom-made 400 thread count linens and wrap-around leather headboards. Marble bathrooms have cocoon spiral showers, oversized terrycloth robes by Frette, toiletries by C.O. Bigelow, and soaps by Gilchrist & Soames. Mini-bars offer gourmet snacks from Dean & Deluca.

Guests may request a turndown service and wake-up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request.

One child under 12 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.

Maximum capacity of baby cots in a room is one.

Donovan Superior King
Superior King
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Cozy bright room includes a King size bed, work desk and convenient bathroom.

Donovan Superior Queen
Superior Queen
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Cozy bright room includes a Queen size bed, work desk and convenient bathroom.

Donovan Deluxe King
Deluxe King
Bed type: Queen Size bed or 1 Single bed or King Size bed
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Cozy bright room includes a King size bed, work desk and convenient bathroom.

Room facilities
    Donovan Studio King
    Studio King
    Bed type: King Size bed or Queen Size bed or Double Bed
    Size: 560 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Spacious light room includes a King size bed, work desk area, cozy sitting area and convenient bathroom.

    Room facilities
      Donovan One Bedroom King Suite
      One Bedroom King Suite
      Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or Queen Size bed
      Size: 595 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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      Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

      Room facilities
        Donovan Executive Suite King
        Executive Suite King
        Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or King Size bed or Double Bed
        Size: 650 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

        Room facilities
          Donovan Thompson Suite
          Thompson Suite
          Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or Queen Size bed
          Size: 595 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          Contemporary spacious Suite consists of a cozy bedroom with a King size bed, comfortable well-furnished living room with working and sitting areas as well as convenient bathroom.

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            How to reach hotel

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            Hotel Address:

            1155 14Th Street Nw Washington-Dc 20005, Washington, United States, 20005

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Washington
              4000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Washington Union Station
              1.5 mi
            • Train Stations
              400 ft
            Underground stations
            • McPherson Square
              1700 ft
            • Farragut North
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Zentan (cuisine: Asian)
              100 ft
            • Lincoln - DC (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              193

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            Tourist attractions

            • Quebec Government Ofc-Tourism - 2000 ft

            Places of interest

            Amusement

            • Flippers Amusement Ctr - 700 ft

            Museums

            • National Health Museum - 700 ft
            • Association of Performing Arts - 1400 ft
            • Mezzenine Cafe - 1700 ft
            • Trust For Museum Exhibitions - 2000 ft
            • National Aquarium - 2300 ft
            • Callahan Consultanting - 2300 ft

            Halls

            • Washington DC Regional Cncl - 700 ft

            Universities, Institutes

            • Institute For Intl Mediation - 700 ft
            • Project Interchange - 700 ft
            • Jewish Institute Natl Security - 700 ft
            • Strayer Education Inc - 1000 ft
            • American Institute-Cntmpry Ger - 1700 ft
            • John Hopkins University - 1700 ft
            • Washington Campus - 1700 ft
            • University Corp-Atmospheric - 1700 ft
            • Project Kaleidoscope - 2000 ft
            • Icls Intl Ctr-Language - 2000 ft
            • State University of New York - 2000 ft
            • John Glenn Institute - 2000 ft
            • Southeast Consortium For Intl - 2000 ft
            • Public Leadership Education - 2300 ft
            • National Louis University - 2300 ft
            • Bank Street College-Education - 2300 ft
            • College-University Resource - 2300 ft
            • Oak Ridge Associated Universit - 2300 ft

            Theaters

            • American Symphony Orchestra - 700 ft

            Underground stations

            Local Attractions

            • Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History - 5200 ft
              10th Street and Constitution Ave., Washington DC
            • The U.S. National Archives - 5100 ft
              700 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington DC
            • Anderson House - 5100 ft
              2118 Massachusetts Ave Northwest, Washington DC
            • National Museum of American History - 5000 ft
              Constitution Ave. NW, Washington DC
            • Newseum - 1.1 mi
              555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington DC

            Near the hotel

            • VSA Washington DC - 1500 ft
              1100 16th Street, NW, Washington DC
            • National Museum of Women in the Arts - 1900 ft
              1250 New York Ave., Washington DC
            • United States Department of the Treasury - 2300 ft
              15th Street and Hamilton Place, NW, Washington DC
            • National Museum of American Art - 2600 ft
              G Street NW, Washington DC
            • H Street (Atlas District) - 1800 ft
              H Street, Washington DC
            • National Geographic Museum - 2000 ft
              1145 17th Street NW, Washington DC
            • Smithsonian Butterfly Habitat Garden - 2400 ft
              9th Street, Washington DC

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Zentan - 100 ft

              Address: 1155 14th St NW
              Phone: 202 379 4366

              62% likes this, based on 217 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian
              Price Range: USD 31 - USD 31

            • No. Ten Thomas Restaurant - 300 ft

              Address: 10 Thomas Circle NW

              60% likes this, based on 20 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            • Mio Restaurant - 500 ft

              Address: 1110 Vermont Avenue, NW
              Phone: 202-955-0075

              64% likes this, based on 98 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 32 - USD 102

            • Lincoln - DC - 500 ft

              Address: 1110 Vermont Ave. NW
              Phone: (202) 386-9200

              60% likes this, based on 224 reviews
              Cuisine: American
              Price Range: USD 33 - USD 52

            • Jimmy John's - 400 ft

              Address: 1101 14th St NW
              Phone: 202-842-0490

              60% likes this, based on 43 reviews
              Cuisine: American

            Getting there.

            The nearest airports are:
            Washington, DC (DCA-Ronald Reagan Washington National) - 6.2km.
            Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) - 36.4km.

            Donovan House is two blocks from a subway station.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              193

            Donovan Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Donovan

            Individual guest reviews

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              looks very good, personnel very nice

            • Older travelers
              10.0

              Our stay was perfect, good value for money, also very handy to everything in Washington

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              location, close to attractions. Like that they upgraded our room. Friendly Staff.

              Charge for Coffee. No Ice machine, Room could use TLC on Baseboards and caulk in Bathroom. Broken Coffee Table.

            • Couple
              9.2

              The hotel is very modern and in a nice location close to the main attractions in DC. The staff were friendly and the room was exceptionally clean.

              We were given a disabled room which meant we did not have a room with the signature shower which was a major disappointment.

            • Single
              5.8

              The last time I saw my credit card was when I was checking in. It was the only time I've ever lost it.

            • Couple
              9.6

              The hotel was around very nice and comfortable. We enjoyed the modern décor. Hotel is centrally located and in close walking distance to the metro. The staff were also very helpful. For the price it is a very good deal.

              We founded it outrageous that the hotel charges for the coffee you brew yourself in the room. We also thought that the hotel parking was expensive and believe internet access should be free for all hotel guests.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              I found it to be contemporary, clean and comfortable. Especially liked the dinning facilities.

            • Couple
              6.2

              The staff at the Donovan House was incredible. Very helpful and responsive to all of our needs.

              There were several parties on our floor both nights that we stayed in the hotel making it nearly impossible to get/stay asleep. It seemed like more of a party hotel than anything.

            • Couple
              10.0

              The hotel is very boutique and posh. The staff was extremely friendly and responsive to all accomodations. Checkout is at 12 which is nice after a long evening out in the town. Overall, I was impressed and enjoyed my stay.

            • Couple
              9.2

              The person at the front desk recomended a wonderful Italian place close by. That was nice to get the referal as I am unable to enjoy sushi.

              Parking charges were unexpected.

            • Family with children
              6.6

              The rooms were light and spacious with floor to ceiling windows and smart bathrooms

            • Couple
              9.6

              Wonderful hotel and rooms, incredibly helpful and kind staff, location really good both for bussiness and sightseeing

              All was 100% very good

            • Couple
              8.8

              Very nice hotel, good designed, rooms look very modern and are big enough.

              No breakfast provided

            • Older travelers
              7.8

              Friendly staff, nice area, many restaurants in the area, walking distance to many attractions, two blocks from subway.

              Rooms were quite small, much like European.

            • Older travelers
              7.0

              The location was good, close to the Metro. Quiet.

              Rooms were small with no desk and only one chair. Bathroom lighting inadequate for applying makeup.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Donovan Hotel - Washington Washington location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            1155 14Th Street Nw Washington-Dc 20005, Washington, United States, 20005

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Washington
              4000 ft
            Airports
            Train Stations
            • Washington Union Station
              1.5 mi
            • Train Stations
              400 ft
            Underground stations
            • McPherson Square
              1700 ft
            • Farragut North
              2700 ft
            • Bus stop
              1000 ft
            Restaurants
            • Zentan (cuisine: Asian)
              100 ft
            • Lincoln - DC (cuisine: American)
              500 ft
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  3 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2007
            • Number of floors:
              14
            • Number of rooms:
              193
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