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    DONOVAN HOUSE

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    Donovan House

    1155 14th St., NW (Logan Circle)

    Washington, DC

    (1) 202-737-1200 | www.donovanhousehotel.com

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    • FOOD

      Zentan - chef Susur Lee, Pan-Asian dining, Mon.-Fri.: 7:00am-10:30am, 11:30am-10:00pm, Sat.: 8:00am-10:30am, 5:30pm-11:00pm, Sun.: 5:30pm-10:00pm, Happy Hour: Mon.-Fri.: 3:00pm-7:00pm; Bar closes: Sun.-Thurs.: 11:00pm, Fri.-Sat.: 12:00am; Zentan room service: Mon.-Fri.: 7:00am-10:00pm, Sat.-Sun.: 6:00am-10:00pm
    • DRINK

      DNV Rooftop Pool Bar - stylish rooftop, poolside lounge, cocktails and wine; lobby lounge; (weather permitting) Mon.-Fri.: 5:00pm-1:00am, Sat.-Sun.: 7:00pm-1:00am
    • ROOMS

      Masculine, sexy vibe; leather canopy beds; cocoon spiral showers
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      USD 240-USD 270
    • YEAR OPENED

      2012
    • # OF ROOMS

      193
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • FREE INTERNET?

      Yes - business center Internet connection complimentary
    • GYM

      Yes - small 24-hour fitness center
    • SPA

      No - In-room spa appointments available by appointment
    • METRO

      McPherson Square; Farragut North
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    VIBE

    In this notoriously buttoned-up town where suited types tend to spring for marble-and-brocade styles, trendy boutique hotel Donovan House, which wows the cools kids with sexy ’60s vibes, a heated rooftop pool, and a smokin’ hot rooftop lounge, is an ever-so-appealing anomaly. (That said, all that sex appeal is slightly less surprising considering this is a Kimpton property.) The masculine brown-on-gold colored guestrooms − which pamper with treats like Frette robes, Dean & Deluca minibar snacks, HD flatscreens, iPod docks, and Sferra linens − are certainly swell. But the public spaces, like the edgy lobby lounge (where DC-themed flicks play in black and white), stylish restaurant Zentan (complete with glittering mirrored bar), and, above all, rooftop pool and lounge DNV Rooftop, make this a must-stay. By day, DNV offers splashy pool fun, but at 5:00pm, the vibe goes party as hotel guests (who have key card access at all times, no matter what private function is on) and a select group of locals get their groove and booze on with the nightly DJ and full-service bar.

    GO HERE WITH

    Significant other; girlfriends - for a sceney weekend; trendy colleagues

    WHY WE LIKE IT

    When we’re looking to run with the young-and-fun crowd (in DC terms, this means 30-somethings who match political smarts with skinny ties, stylish suits, and smashing cocktails), this is one of our go-to spots. It’s not all about the slick design, savvy crowd, and cool rooftop lounge, though–we’re also impressed with the friendliness of the beautiful-people staff, the best-of-both-worlds location that’s in a quiet neighborhood but within walking distance from hotspots like Dupont Circle, and the lovely city views from the roof.

    AMENITY WE LOVE

    The trendy DNV Rooftop poolside lounge. We love having the hot nightlife scene just an elevator’s ride away.

    WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE

    We can’t decide if we love or hate the seashell-esque showers. They’re certainly…unique. (Although if they're too much for you, just hop in the nice big tub.) The business center and fitness center are both pretty tiny and poorly equipped.

    GOOD TO KNOW

    If you really want to be queen bee at the rooftop party, reserve the private cabana. A business center is available. Valet parking is available for USD 42/day or else there are nearby parking garages for less (street parking is scarce).

    CLOSEST COMPS

    The Standard, Hollywood (Los Angeles); The Standard, High Line NYC (New York); The Dupont Circle Hotel (Washington, DC); Thompson Beverly Hills (Los Angeles)

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