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A Stay in Style

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Twice a year, my husband and I flee suburbia and spend a weekend playing tourist in the District. We become total imposters, dining well and staying in chic hotels. One of our favorite places to stay is Hotel Palomar near Dupont Circle in D.C. There’s much to see and do in Dupont, but the hotel isn’t far from Georgetown, and the walk makes for a nice afternoon.

Hotel Palomar is one of the Kimpton Hotels, a chain of stylish boutique hotels that strives to offer personalized service and “feel-good amenities.” Palomar’s Hosted Evening Wine Hour is a treat at the end of a busy day of sightseeing, and the staff’s gracious hospitality is second to none.

Traveler’s Advisory: The cool robes aren’t free, but you can order them here.

Where: 2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC  20037
Reservations: 877.866.3070

Author: Jacqui Barrineau

Jacqui Barrineau is a writer and editor who lives in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., with husband Trey, a Shetland Sheepdog, and two unhelpful-but-funny cats. Her work has appeared in "So to Speak" and "Calliope," and she's a regular contributor to the flash-fiction sites Paragraph Planet and Doorknobs & Bodypaint. Once upon a time, she was the audience engagement editor at USA Today. Now she does other fun things that involve advertising, marketing and social media. The views expressed here and in other outlets are hers, not her employers'. Outside of work, she's proud to serve on the Northern Virginia Community College Marketing Advisory Committee. As a committee member, she joins industry leaders in lending their knowledge and expertise to ensure the college's Marketing curriculum is relevant and responsive to the needs of the students and the surrounding business communities.

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