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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for two nights on business; exceptional hotel with stunning rooms, great architecture in overall building inside and out; fine restaurant and service. Hard to beat the Hotel Monaco due to location, upscale design and detail, fine rooms and excellent service. I will definitely give it a go next time I am in the nations Capital.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architecture and history of this building is absolutely spectacular and breath-taking. It makes you feel very lucky to be there. As the Kimpton Hotels always do so well, is that they add style and flair mixed with elegance. The hallways and staircases are magnificent. The halls are wide and the ceiling are high. The rooms are very comfortable and...

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McLean, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Love the hotel. Love the room. The bed is comfortable. Like the amenities. I am giving this a Lower rating totally because of valet parking. The time it takes to have them get your car checked in to checking out. Over 20 minutes to get my car. The valet told me they park four blocks away and they have one...

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

GSNova thank you for staying the Hotel Monaco Washington DC and for taking the time to complete a TripAdvisor survey. I'm glad you enjoyed our hotel, but am sorry to hear you were inconvenienced on December 1. We did have some logistical issues primarily due to the National Tree Lighting Ceremony and worked very hard in preplanning to insure the...

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our Thanksgiving travel plans were dashed at the last minute, so we pivoted on a dime and found a great rate at the Kimpton Monaco Washington just to get away! I had searched for a resort like hotel to indulge ourselves with rest, relaxation and good food. I wanted to plaster myself in a chaise lounge and have someone bring...

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

Karen B thank you so much! I'm so glad you had the opportunity to enjoy the Downtown DC Holiday Mart across the street and afternoon Wine Hour. We love to engage with our guests, and our lobby living room is the perfect location to make new friends. Again, thank you it's great to hear you were able to enjoy a...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Kimpton over Thanksgiving weekend. The staff was courteous and friendly. The girl I think Lacey is her name was very helpful and told us where to go and what was going on in DC that weekend. The room and here lies the problem! So minute it was ridiculous, the door basically opened to hit the bed and...

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

Hello Leah S and thanks so much for taking the time to reply. I'm glad Lacey and our front desk team were helpful and courteous. I'm so sorry you didn't like your room. You are correct some of our hotel rooms are larger or smaller than others. It's due to our hotel being on the national historic register and that...

Olney, Maryland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel. Ideal location. Within walking distance to all the museums, great restaurants. Friendly service and gorgeous room. Eggs Benedict in the morning were amazing. Was a wonderful little getaway for our 30th anniversary. Very romantic!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we checked in, we were amazed by the warmth and promptness of the staff. Every request we made was handled with expedience and professionalism. The rooms are clean and comfortable - even the very small, least expensive rooms. The location is wonderful. There are many sights within walking distance. There is also a metro stop only one...

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Grantham, New Hampshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What is there to say about Hotel Monaco, a refurbished Post Office, trendy boutique hotel. Beautiful lobby and unbelievable well appointed room .Every night there is a guest reception with beer, wine, and small appetizers The restaurant , service is spectacular features Asian fusion Bruce in the morning is excellent .

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Montgomery, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kimpton Hotels always offer a pleasant experience, and we were extremely pleased with our stay at this one. We chose the Monaco for this particular visit because of its location across the street from the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It is also convenient for other Washington, D.C., attractions and literally steps from some of the city's finest restaurants. The Monaco's...

Thank PennyW44
Gregory L, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, responded to this review

PennyW44 thank you for your great comments I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay. And that you were able to enjoy the Smithsonian Museum of American Art across the street. It's a fabulous, smaller Smithsonian and stays open later than others. Please don't hesitate to reach out if I can be of any assistance in a future stay.

Yorktown, VA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted a central location and picked this hotel solely on that basis. What a pleasant surprise. The hotel is nicely decorated, the staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The room was small, (we booked based on price), comfortable and clean. No coffeemaker ;-( but the hotel does have a coffee bar in the lobby and wine in the evening,...

Thank Tom23692

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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 

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Address: 700 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1602
Region: United States > District of Columbia > Washington DC > Penn Quarter , Upper Northwest
Price Range: €60 - €734 (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
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#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!”
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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
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“Check off season rates and abundant rooms - request a 4th floor room!”
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