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Kimpton Hotel Madera

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This is a very nice boutique hotel. One of the quietest and most comfortable stays in terms of sleeping that I've had in a long time. The only reason it didn't get all 5's in ratings is that the bathroom is very small, being an old building. The room was very spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The staff was kind and helpful and the adjoining restaurant had very good food. I visit the city often to visit my adult son who lives there and enjoy the walkability of DuPont. It is very easy to get to the national mall for site seeing but there is also plenty to do in this immediate area. The hotel is an easy walk to the Metro station.

I really enjoyed my stay and would have given the Kimpton the highest rating but the bathroom was tiny -- and I'm not a very big person. But otherwise, it was a lovely place, with very friendly staff, in a great location.

Very helpful staff. Only problem was that the room was too hot during middle of the night.

We stayed here for a girls staycation. It was a beautiful room. Vey spacious for a 2 queen beds room. Also got a great price on orbitz. The best was the locaton. We were right in Dupont Circle around great restaurants and bars/nightclubs. The staff was super nice and very attentive. Def would recommend this hotel.

Very nice hotel. Easy check, nice location and amenities. Would definitely recommend. It was a little noisy but to be expected for a place that caters to families with small children and pets.

This hotel met expectations. The staff was fantastic and the room was great. We wished the lobby had been bigger to sit in. It's basically one bench and a high bar table. If you want to hang out only in your room, you are set!

Except for the miniscule lobby and horribly unreliable wifi, our visit was very good and the staff were great!

We enjoyed our stay but 2 things stand out. One the bathroom, which only had a toilet and tub/shower in it way way too small. The other is that we were in the back of the hotel and could hear all of the garbage trucks and activity around the garbage bin. The location really made up for those short comings as well as the staff, who were very pleasant and very welcoming.

Room large, clean, updated & had what I needed. Staff friendly & helpful, bringing extra desk chair for colleague who worked with me on a snow day. Restaurant exceeded expectations. Fresh coffee in lobby was very good (no coffee maker in room that made it OK). Will not hesitate to rebook. Steve, Boulder, CO

My fiance and I were having a really tough travel day that ended up actually pouring over into the wee hours of the morning. It wasn't until after midnight that we finally checked into our hotel - the Madera. Michele at the check-in counter was someone that I will never forget! I couldn't believe how kind, patient and accommodating she was, not only to us, but to other people who were actually not kind to her. To us, she was the light at the end of the tunnel. Our hotel room was extremely comfortable. We loved all of the amenities and the breakfast at the restaurant downstairs. Thank you all so much for making our night so much better. We will be sure to return to the Madera on our next trip to Washington D.C.

The Madera is really a class act. The staff is so friendly, the room was immaculate, and the location cannot be beat. I got a great price on the room through an online booking site package deal so it was also a really good value. The morning coffee and happy hour wine was also a nice perk.

I arrived at Madera at midnight on beginning of November 2014. The receptionist was very cheerful but she could not find my reservation and ask her manager to help her. The manager, she came, no smiling, no "hello, welcome.. We say" hello" but she did not say anyhting... She just try to solve problem. I don like her behavior. I except happier, more cheerful reception manager. The room is clean and big. However, although hotel is expensive, there is no coffee maker in the room. There should be at least a coffee maker to get hot drinks in the room in cold nights. Staffs in the restaurant section are cheerful, talkative. you can get everything on time. You dont wait too long to eat.

Pretty standard/good stuff from this hotel. Only bad thing was that I ordered room service one night and it was inordinately expensive and tasted horrible :X

Wonderful experience. Small hotel. Great staff. No fitness center but they use one 5 minutes away another property. Ill stay there next time without reservation.

Experience was very positive. Interestingly enough, the hotel boiler broke down and there was no hot water which caused many guests to complain. The staff was responsive, and very apologetic. While there was really nothing they could do the attitude of the staff really helped! I was really impressed!

This hotel is in a convenient part of DC but my room had several plumbing problems. The toilet bowl was badly cracked and was leaking water on the floor. In addition, the toilet handle was broken and when flushed water ran and ran. Finally, shower and tap water was not hot, just lukewarm. The room had some pretty unimportant things in it like a yoga mat, but did not have a coffee maker, which I did not discover until I got up at 5:00 AM and had no coffee. This hotel needs to have better maintenance and amenities to be worth the price.

Loved the room and the boutique feel of the hotel.

Very happy with the hotel. Newly renovated. Clean. Convenient to public transportation. Walking distance to almost every attractions. It will be even more perfect if the hotel parking fee is less expensive.

This hotel was as advertised. Nice, clean, convenient. But one of the nice surprises was how nice and staff was. Super friendly and very helpful. It's really nice when there is a live voice on the other side of that early morning wake up call! And the location is superb!!

The Madera is a perfectly located, very comfortable hotel near Dupont Circle. I always try to stay there when visiting DC.

1310 New Hampshire Ave Nw Washington DC

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to George Washington University
  • Onsite dining
  • WiFi in rooms and public areas (fees apply)
  • Spa services

Located in Dupont Circle within a short walk of George Washington University, Kimpton Hotel Madera is within a mile (2 km) of other popular sights such as White House. Each of the 82 rooms at this 4-star hotel includes a sitting area, a minibar, and an LCD TV. It's also close to Lincoln Memorial and Ford's Theater.


Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service. Start your day off with full breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

All 82 soundproofed accommodations feature sitting areas. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries, and beds are dressed in Frette Italian sheets. Other standard amenities include minibars, free newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes.


Property features

Guests of Kimpton Hotel Madera enjoy access to WiFi in public areas, 3 meeting rooms, and conference space. Valet parking is available for USD 48.00 per night, and there's also limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a business center, coffee/tea in a common area, and express check-out.

Room options

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Balcony

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Balcony

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Snack Room with 2 Queen Bed

Queen 2 | Sleeps 4

Tranquility Room with 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Kimpton Hotel Madera

Everyone (4) Couples (36) Business (19) Family (9) Friends (7) Other (8)
5

dupont circle convenience & charming neighborhood

Everyone

This is a very nice boutique hotel. One of the quietest and most comfortable stays in terms of sleeping that I've had in a long time. The only reason it didn't get all 5's in ratings is that the bathroom is very small, being an old building. The room was very spacious, clean and nicely decorated. The staff was kind and helpful and the adjoining restaurant had very good food. I visit the city often to visit my adult son who lives there and enjoy the walkability of DuPont. It is very easy to get to the national mall for site seeing but there is also plenty to do in this immediate area. The hotel is an easy walk to the Metro station.

By , from Portland, OR on Apr 27, 2017

Review comment responded on May 1, 2017

Hi Candace! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! We loved having you as our guest and are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to being your home away from home when visiting your family in The District!

4

great place near dupont circle

Everyone

I really enjoyed my stay and would have given the Kimpton the highest rating but the bathroom was tiny -- and I'm not a very big person. But otherwise, it was a lovely place, with very friendly staff, in a great location.

By on Mar 31, 2017

4

another interesting klimpton hotel

Everyone

Very helpful staff. Only problem was that the room was too hot during middle of the night.

By , from Palm Coast FL on Feb 10, 2017

5

roomy hotel room, perfect location

Everyone

We stayed here for a girls staycation. It was a beautiful room. Vey spacious for a 2 queen beds room. Also got a great price on orbitz. The best was the locaton. We were right in Dupont Circle around great restaurants and bars/nightclubs. The staff was super nice and very attentive. Def would recommend this hotel.

By on Dec 9, 2016

4

very spacious room, great staff

Families

Very nice hotel. Easy check, nice location and amenities. Would definitely recommend. It was a little noisy but to be expected for a place that caters to families with small children and pets.

By on Feb 29, 2016

4

great family stop

Families

This hotel met expectations. The staff was fantastic and the room was great. We wished the lobby had been bigger to sit in. It's basically one bench and a high bar table. If you want to hang out only in your room, you are set!

By on Aug 18, 2015

4

great location

GetawayWithFriends

Except for the miniscule lobby and horribly unreliable wifi, our visit was very good and the staff were great!

By on Jul 28, 2015

4

great location

Couples

We enjoyed our stay but 2 things stand out. One the bathroom, which only had a toilet and tub/shower in it way way too small. The other is that we were in the back of the hotel and could hear all of the garbage trucks and activity around the garbage bin. The location really made up for those short comings as well as the staff, who were very pleasant and very welcoming.

By on Jul 8, 2015

5

great business home away from home

BusinessTravelers

Room large, clean, updated & had what I needed. Staff friendly & helpful, bringing extra desk chair for colleague who worked with me on a snow day. Restaurant exceeded expectations. Fresh coffee in lobby was very good (no coffee maker in room that made it OK). Will not hesitate to rebook. Steve, Boulder, CO

By on Mar 10, 2015

5

great hotel! we would love to return again soon.

Couples

My fiance and I were having a really tough travel day that ended up actually pouring over into the wee hours of the morning. It wasn't until after midnight that we finally checked into our hotel - the Madera. Michele at the check-in counter was someone that I will never forget! I couldn't believe how kind, patient and accommodating she was, not only to us, but to other people who were actually not kind to her. To us, she was the light at the end of the tunnel. Our hotel room was extremely comfortable. We loved all of the amenities and the breakfast at the restaurant downstairs. Thank you all so much for making our night so much better. We will be sure to return to the Madera on our next trip to Washington D.C.

By on Feb 3, 2015