Located on a quiet street in upscale Dupont Circle, this trendy D.C. hotel has hipster appeal.
Trendy, swanky and pet-friendly, this downtown establishment avoids offering the typical hotel experience. Amenities are varied: in-room spa treatments, Kimpton-branded snacks, free evening wine hour, bedtime nightcaps and even a goldfish (if you're feeling lonely, just ask at the from desk). The style is trendy, without being over the top --- we love the striped wallpaper, fun art and Moroccan accents in the 99 bedrooms, which come with all the goodies, including iPod docking stations and high-definition LCD TVs. History buffs will get a kick out of the fact that both Roosevelts visited this spot when it was an apartment building; hipsters will appreciate this option in a city where cutting edge hotels are greatly outnumbered by their conservative brethren.