Morrison House Named a 2012 Top 25 Hotel in the US by TripAdvisor February 2, 2012
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. February 2, 2012 - Kimpton's Morrison House has earned a coveted spot on TripAdvisor's 2012 list of the Top 25 Hotels in the United States - the only hotel in the Mid-Atlantic Region to be recognized with this honor. The 45-room boutique earned additional recognition for its stellar hotel service from TripAdvisor, as one of the Top 10 Hotels for Service in the United States for the second year running.

This is not the first time Morrison House has been recognized for its outstanding personalized service and amenities. The hotel was recently awarded the AAA Four Diamond Award for 2012, making it the hotel's 26th consecutive year to win this distinction. It is a favorite destination for wedding couples and was named a Washingtonian Magazine Best Wedding Venue for 2012, and has earned accolades for its green efforts including the 2011 Virginia Governor's Environmental Excellence Award.

Kimpton's Morrison House is also home to The Grille, an intimate restaurant that serves a menu of French-inspired American cuisine. Recognized locally as a premier dining destination, The Grille has been named to Northern Virginia Magazine's list of top 50 restaurants in Virginia for three years running.

Kimpton's Morrison House reflects the old-world charm of its surroundings in Alexandria, Virginia. Conveniently located in historic Old Town, the hotel is within walking distance of the area's renowned array of charming antique stores, art galleries, boutique shops, restaurants and museums. Often thought to be a careful renovation of a historic building, this 45-room architectural gem was built 1985, and was acquired by Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in 2006. Kimpton's Morrison House is located at 116 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. For more information, please call (703) 838-8000 or visit

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San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2011, Bill Kimpton founded the company in 1981 and today it is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and having a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Adjacent to the hotels are locally-loved, top-rated, destination Kimpton restaurants. Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare program that spans all hotels and restaurants. Market Metrix, a recognized authority and leader in feedback solutions, consistently ranks Kimpton above other hotel companies in luxury and upper upscale segments for customer satisfaction. Privately held Kimpton operates more than 50 hotel and 50 restaurants in 23 cities. For more information visit or call 1-800-KIMPTON.