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DNV Rooftop Pool Bar
Donovan House, 1155 14th St., NW (Logan Circle)
(1) 202-737-1200 | www.donovanhousehotel.com
AMBIANCEHip Poolside Lounge
HOURSMon.-Fri.: 5:00pm-1:00am; Sat.-Sun.: 7:00pm-1:00am (all hours are "based on business" so call ahead)
RESERVATIONSNot necessary most nights, but call ahead to see if there is a private party.
DOOR POLICYUsually relaxed - however, you may need to sweet talk yourself in if there's a guest list.
PRICE (BEER; WINE; COCKTAILS)USD 8-11; USD 8-18; USD 8-13
SIGNATURE DRINKSultry cocktails
BARYes - open-air bar
FOOD SERVED?Yes - Pan-Asian bar food from Zentan downstairs
OUTDOOR SPACEYes - poolside roof terrace
PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?No, but rooftop lounge is available for private parties
METROMcPherson Square; Farragut North
Summer nights at DNV feel like an exclusive Miami pool party. The stylish crowd, spinning DJ, and glowing pool keep it sexy and laidback − plus, we love the contrast of sipping beer out of a can while rocking our chicest and highest heels. As the evening wears on, the crowd becomes younger and hipper, but the scene is still too cool for dancing.
WHAT WE WOULD WEAR
This place has Miami nightclub vibes by night, so strappy heels, a short skirt, and sexy top would do the trick.
GO HERE WITH
Friends; co-workers for casual office gossip
Trendy international and business set; local insiders
WHY WE LIKE IT
DNV is a well-kept secret, so we feel like we’re in an exclusive club (but without the cover charge or the wait to get in). Early in the evening it’s usually not packed, which makes sunset chaise lounging quite a treat.
WHAT WE WOULD CHANGE
GOOD TO KNOW
During the daytime, this rooftop lounge is reserved for hotel guests, so wait until after work to make a pit stop at DNV. Also, don’t forget to check the weather — or better yet, just call ahead to make sure the rooftop with be open for the night. The deck opens Memorial Day weekend and closes when it gets too cold in fall.
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