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Lorien Hotel & Spa Review: Guests seeking a sophisticated but serene environment will find comfort at the Lorien Hotel & Spa, with its “modernly sensible” interior design by the renowned Vincente Wolf. This Kimpton hotel is home to two destination restaurants, BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier and BRABO Tasting Room, helmed by the namesake chef and featuring traditional Belgian cuisine that captures the creative spirit of Old Town Alexandria. This hotel’s historic location provides easy access to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the King Street Metro, both just blocks away. The property is well suited for corporate and large-scale events; it provides 3,000 square feet of flexible space on the first level with its Liberty, Independence and Freedom Terrace, as well as an additional 4,000 square feet of suite-level, indoor/outdoor space. The Lorien’s 107 guest rooms and suites are outfitted in a serene color scheme of soft blues and grays, and each features amenities such as wireless high-speed Internet access, Sumptuous Baltic linens by Vincente Wolf, 42-inch flat-screen HDTVs, iHome docking stations, honor bars, Aveda bath amenities and Bath Butler services. Guests who choose to book a suite can enjoy added bonuses such as claw-foot soaking tubs, rain showers with individually controlled traditional and overhead showerheads, separate living areas, terraces, wet bars, rooftop terrace seating areas and telescopes. Lorien Spa offers five lavish treatment rooms, men’s and women’s locker rooms with steam rooms, a menu of facials, massages and body treatments featuring Kerstin Florian products and a fitness center.