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Dupont Circle row homes

The Best of Boutique in Washington DC

A Capital of Culture + Cuisine

A center-of-it-all location

When it comes to location, Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle's simply can't be beat. Guests find themselves centrally positioned in one of DC's most beloved and thriving neighborhoods. We benefit from all the offerings that come along with residing in an epicenter of art, culture, and gastronomy. Yet our actual address tucks us away just beyond the bustle, planted in the midst of a tree-lined oasis.

With a Walk Score of 98, Kimpton Carlyle places guests in a charming community that's just a mile from the museums and monuments of the National Mall. The Metro (Dupont Circle station) is only 3 blocks away, and nearby bus lines, Zipcar hubs and Capital Bikeshare stations present other transport options, too.

Our Dupont Circle home features a bounty of boutiques, bars, embassies, art galleries, and a popular weekend farmers market. Nearby, Adams Morgan maintains an electric pull, thanks to its daytime retail and café scene followed by its evening intrigue marked by delicious dishes, creative cocktails and live music. Take another short stroll to the 14th Street and U Street Corridor — a coveted zone for daytime shop and gallery hopping and nighttime revelry. Historic Georgetown reveals charming row houses and cobblestone streets, not to mention an alluring lineup of high-end stores, eateries, and watering holes. And just over a mile from our hotel, you’ll find esteemed academic neighbor Howard University. From book smarts to street smarts, we’ve got it all!


Dupont Circle

Perfectly positioned alongside Kimpton Carlyle Hotel, the bustling Dupont Circle, known as the most walkable neighborhood in Washington, DC, is an epi-center of boutiques, farmers markets, bars and everything hip.

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Dupont Circle

Adams Morgan

Savor the many flavors of Adams Morgan, a culturally diverse zone that’s loved for its daytime café and retail scene and its nighttime sizzle. Among the historic row houses and bustling businesses, find your perfect spot to relish a delicious meal or refreshing cocktail.

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Adams Morgan DC

14th Street and U Street

Bask in history, architecture and lively bars, boutiques and eateries along DC’s 14th Street Corridor by day and enjoy the music and nightlife of U Street by night. All this located monuments length away from Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle.

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14th Street and U Street

Georgetown

One of Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle’s charming neighbors, Georgetown, is a few cobblestone covered steps away. It is the perfect place to explore on foot, weaving through eateries, boardwalks and over 470 shops.

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Georgetown

Howard University

Our most esteemed academic neighbor, Howard University, is located a short 1.2 miles away from Kimpton Carlyle Hotel Dupont Circle’s front steps. Whether you are visiting as a student, alumnus, parent, or faculty member, we serve as your home away home.

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Exterior of Howard University's Founders Library
Washington DC Metro

Map + Directions

Whether by car, Metro, bike, bus, or foot, getting to our centrally located hotel is easy — we’ll show you how.

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