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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

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Highland Beach, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Monaco is a refurbished government building. The room was small but well appointed. The location is convenient to some sights. The restaurant was lovely with small plates offered. The restaurant staff was helpful and prompt. I have a pet peeve re hotel desk staff who ask how "things were"during checkout. If the staff is not trained to respond to...

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Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to reply to your recent stay and I'm glad you enjoyed our hotel and fabulous location in the Penn Quarter/Chinatown neighborhood of Washington DC. And rest assured we take ANY comment during a guest stay important. It's how we learn what our guests and visitors expect from us, and insure we continue to provide...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quirky and modern hotel with good facilities and an excellent location. The rooms are on the small side and you need to pay for the internet which are the downsides. Easy walking distance to the Smithonians, and DC monuments. Funky restaurant and bar .

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Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your great review for our unique, and historic hotel destination. Don't forget that if you immediately join Kimpton Karma which is the prompt on our wireless internet connector, your internet service is complimentary as well as you begin to receive exclusive and fun special offers to our most loyal of guests. I hope to see...

Miramar Beach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights for a business trip and it is a nice hotel overall. Just not everything is my taste. I love the high ceilings in the lobby, hallways and rooms. Love all the gray colors used but not so much the yellow, purple and white plaster lion head over the bed.. Rooms are well appointed and make good...

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Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments on your recent stay. You are right our iconic lions adorn all of our guest rooms - they are meant to represent the historic grandeur of our building, and pay homage to the monuments and museums that surround Washington DC. And I hope you return soon as we will be updating our fitness center...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We flew in from Phoenix for a wedding to be held here. Our visit began with a nice "welcome to our hotel" greeting accompanied by a few free glass of wine coupons to use with dinner, great beginning. The hotel really is a lovely place, felt much like a small neighborhood by the time we ended our weekend. Lots of...

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Longwood, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Business trip to Alexandria. very professional and pet friendly location. close to many nice restaurants and interesting shopping. on the weekend dogs everywhere but well mannered. interesting elevator with multiple pets.

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Delaware
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Kimpton Monaco for an overnight trip to visit the new African American Museum and have dinner at Georgia Browns. We arrived early and they held our bag and called my cell phone for early check in. We are Karma members and stay at Kimpton's whenever we can. They are running a new promo where u get...

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Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic comments! And I'm so glad you had the change to enjoy Dirty Habit. Our new restaurant has three distinct seating areas, and the outdoor courtyard and seated firepits are great. And you're right JoJo is a fantastic host. We can't wait to see you again soon.

Boston, MA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second time staying at Hotel Monaco. I had requested a room on the 3rd floor which is where we have stayed before but there was a wedding there this weekend and the front desk said the reception was on the third floor. He said he had a room on the 1st floor (rm 130) that would be...

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Scarsdale, NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On the whole, I would recommend the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in D.C. The recent renovation makes the place sparkle! Literally, a lot of the furnishings were bright and might not be your taste. We loved the lush furnishings and new look. There are a number of weddings and evening events which make the rooms near the ballrooms very noisy. Make...

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Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments and it sounds like you enjoyed your stay which is fantastic. You're right over most weekends we are a very energetic hotel with weddings, events, a bustling evening Kimpton Wine Hour, and our new Restaurant and Bar Dirty Habit is amazing. Our staff works tirelessly to insure our guests are placed properly in the...

Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely loved that this building was restored and is lovingly being taken care of. The hotel is historic with a great blend of quirky. Both lend well to each other. This hotel is totally pet friendly, which honestly, was really cool. Very warm front desk staff, check in was effortless. I can't say enough about the refurbishment and reuse...

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We checked in and because I had requested a quiet room, the desk personnel made sure we were moved from the floor we were originally supposed to be staying to another room on the 1st floor due to a wedding that was happening that weekend. Thanks for that! Our room was nice and roomy with all the amenities we could...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The luxury Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, centrally located in Penn Quarter, occupies the former General Post Office and is a National Historic Building. Built in 1839, this recently renovated beautiful marble building has a stately grace that is matched by the hotel's exemplary service and luxurious amenities. From the comfort of elegant guestrooms, you are steps from the Verizon Center, the Smithsonian, National Mall and a plethora of museums. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

Address: 700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1602
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Penn Quarter , Upper Northwest
Price Range: $164 - $1,066 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC 4.5*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
Hotel Monaco Washington Dc
Kimpton Washington Dc
Monaco Hotel Washington Dc
Hotel Style:
#10 Green Hotel in Washington DC
#17 Romantic Hotel in Washington DC
#23 Luxury Hotel in Washington DC
#31 Family Hotel in Washington DC
#31 Business Hotel in Washington DC
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“Rooms higher up like we had seemed very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles ralphwilhelm1, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Room 250 if you want a view! Take it, if you want total quiet!”
  • Exterior patio lounge 'Dirty Habits'
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“Some rooms lack adequate drawer space for more than an overnight stay.”
 of 5 bubbles PennyW44, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The 1st floor is below street level - not problem - and quite”
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“Check off season rates and abundant rooms - request a 4th floor room!”
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