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Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel

700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004, United States Access

Monaco Washington DC, a Kimpton Hotel

Come delight the senses in our historic downtown venue, located in bustling Penn Quarter near some of DC's most coveted sights. The building has been beautifully modernized (plus a recent refresh) to flawlessly meld the old and new. Guests love our grand period architecture, soaring ceilings, luxurious amenities, and spacious, residential-like guestrooms that showcase our bold, dynamic style.

Our downtown Washington D.C. hotel is centrally located in the charming 19th century neighborhood of Penn Quarter just steps from all our capitols attractions including the National Mall. Located at 7th and F Streets the Monaco a Kimpton Hotel is in the historic commercial hub of Washington D.C. and just footsteps from the National Gallery of Art and the 7th Street Arts corridor.

Hotel

  • Internet
    FREE Internet access
  • FREE WiFi
  • High speed Internet
  • High speed wireless
  • Transportation
    On-Site parking
  • Parking
  • Transportation - local area
  • Valet parking
  • Front desk
    24-hour reception
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Concierge desk
  • Late check-out available
  • Storage space
  • Technical concierge
  • Work away
    Business center
  • General
    Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Interior corridors
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Public area air conditioned
  • Hotel service
    ATM/Cash machine
  • Currency exchange
  • Dry cleaning
  • Full service housekeeping
  • Housekeeping daily
  • Safe deposit box
  • Security
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Valet same day dry cleaning
  • Outlets
    Florist
  • Travel agency
  • Travelling with others
    Babysitting service
  • Children welcome
  • Pet amenities available
  • Pets welcome
  • Accessible
    Accessible facilities
  • Accessible parking
  • Elevators
  • Events
    Catering services
  • Conference facilities
  • Evening reception
  • Meeting rooms
  • Green facilities
    Electric car charging station
  • FREE bicycles

Rooms

  • Communication
    Voice mail
  • Bedding
    Branded mattress
  • Cribs
  • Super comfy bed
  • Special features
    Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed room
  • Bathroom
    Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Food & Beverage
    Mini-refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Entertainment
    Premium movie channels
  • Satellite television
  • TV
  • Business
    Desk with lamp
  • General
    Air conditioning controlled in room
  • Ironing board
  • Non-smoking
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

Recreation

  • Wellness
    Health club
  • Massage services
  • Fitness
    24-hour fitness center
  • Fitness center
  • Cultural
    Children's program

Food and Drink

  • Meal plan
    Buffet breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Full american breakfast
  • Special attention
    FREE coffee every morning
  • FREE coffee in lobby
  • FREE evening reception
  • Services
    Room service
  • Green food
    Local and seasonal food
  • Organic coffee
  • Kitchen facilities
    Ice machine
  • Outlets type
    Lounges/Bars
  • Restaurant

Breakfast

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • Full american breakfast

House policy

  • Check-in Time: 15:00
  • Check-out Time: 12:00

Cancel policy
Cancellations must occur 72 hours prior to local hotel time of 3pm. Guests who do not cancel prior to 72 hours before local hotel time of 3pm will be charged a one nights room plus tax. Cancellation policy is subject to change. An early departure fee in an amount up to one nights room and tax may apply.

Travel with others

Children policy
Children 17 years and under stay free with parents using existing bedding. Maximum of 2 children per room; not to exceed maximum occupancy.

Pets are allowed upon request. Charges may be applicable.

Payment type

       

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Concierge tips

Gather and enjoy complimentary wine every evening from 5-6 pm in our living room lobby. It's a chance to shake off the stress of a long flight, relax after a day of exploring or gear up for a night on the town. As the wine pours, conversation flows. It's all in the spirit of helping you unwind, smile and maybe even meet a new friend or two.

Welcome capacity

  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 3
  • Number of Sleeping Rooms: 184
  • Largest Meeting Room Size: 3074 sq. ft.
  • Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 300

Parking

  • Accessible parking
  • On-Site parking
  • Parking
  • Valet parking

Amenities

  • Flip chart and markers
  • Microphone
  • VCR rental
  • 35mm projector
  • Group meeting discounts/packages available
  • Data projector
  • Overhead projector
  • LCD projector
  • Spotlights
  • Whiteboards
  • Analog internet connectivity
  • DVD player
  • Lectern (standing)

Environment

Property's Green Action

When you're staying or dining with us, rest assured we are doing everything we can to create a sustainable experience. We use nontoxic cleaning supplies, extensively recycle, minimize our water consumption, and serve organic coffee.


  •  Local and seasonal food
  •  Electric car charging station
  •  Organic coffee
  •  FREE bicycles

Certifications

Green Key Eco-Rating Program 4

With more than 1,200 hotels certified in Canada since its inception in the 1990s, the Green Key Eco-Rating Program awards hotels an environmental rating of one to five Green Keys. Green Key members are then given guidance on how to "unlock" opportunities to reduce operating costs and environmental impacts - and in turn earn more keys.

The Green Key audit looks at nine major areas of sustainable hotel operations:
• Energy conservation
• Water conservation
• Solid waste management
• Hazardous waste management
• Indoor air quality
• Community outreach
• Building infrastructure
• Land use
• Environmental management

Most helpful reviews 9 48 reviews

Cody Pereira
2 years ago – Google

9

Stayed here while on business and was very impressed with the hotel and amenities. This hotel has a very historic past, worth looking up! Stop into the Dirty Habit (onsite bar/restaurant) for great drinks and food. They have a large outside seating area in the courtyard that offers a contemporary vibe with plenty of seating.

brigid reinhard
2 years ago – Google

10

The room was nice and clean great for a stay in Washington, where you are out exploring the city. The hotel staff was friendly and helpful. The Monaco has a fun atmosphere and it is close to everything you want to do!

Ryan
2 years ago – Google

8

Update 2/2018: I got to give this place another go, and it was much improved the second time around. Way to go Hotel Monaco! 2/2016: Modern decor and it seemed nice but the mattress was less comfortable than I was expecting and that being the main purpose of a hotel earns this place 2 stars. I would advise the management to get back to the basics because I'd have had a better sleep at a holiday inn. And apparently my buddy's Wife's car got side-swiped between when they dropped it off and picked it up at the valet.

Victoria Ong
2 years ago – Google

7

Nice hotel close to the Smithsonian museum campus. We had one night where house keeping did not refresh our towels and just took the ones we left on the floor and put it back. I noticed this because we had a towel that was a bit stained with blood. They offer complementary toiletries if you forget something and their restaurant has disposable utensils if you have leftovers. Their coffee maker is clean and does not Brew tainted water from old coffee like other hotels which is nice cause I drink tea.

Amunique Lee
2 years ago – Google

7

Nice studio size room. Vaulted ceilings. Clean. Friendly staff. Great location for just about everything DC has to offer. They do not do karma rewards anymore. TV goes out during rain. You can hear everything in the hallways. Wish they had a water fountain, filtered water should be free.

Cassandra Y.
2 years ago – Google

8

This hotel has his own character. Very cozy feeling. Very beautiful decoration. Very intimate feeling. The staffs at the front desk are very friendly. The lobby has comfortable seating area. The location is very convenience to many restaurants and theater.

Ashlimarie Dong
2 years ago – Google

8

Location is extremely convenient for touring around the city. Service is great, and had a good time with their complementary drinks during happy hour. The walls are pretty thin and it's easy to hear folks casually walk through the hallways and chat.

Patrick Twohy
2 years ago – Google

10

I love Kimpton hotels and this one is phenomenal. The staff are very helpful and friendly. We needed a crib and stroller and they made it happen. Plus, this hotel is directly across the street from a metro station, which makes moving around the city very easy.

C Mowry
2 years ago – Google

4

It is a nice older building that was converted into a hotel. Within walking distance of museums, restaurants, the Capitol Arena, monuments, and the White House. It was the perfect location for our stay. If you have the funds, get the biggest room you can afford. The smaller rooms are dominated by the bathroom that was added to make the room usable as a hotel. There is literally about 2 feet between the bed and the bathroom. The larger rooms have a lot more space to move around. Hotel staff was courteous and provided decent service. Was not able to get into the hotel restaurant, Dirty Habit, due a convention at the hotel which seemed to dominate the place. But plenty of other good places were close by in walking distance. The local breakfast spots are amazing. Make sure you take anything of value out of your car as the Valet service will make sure to do it for you. And don't bother to complain to the Hotel or Valet service management about it. You will not get a call back or any resolution. So much for "delivering top-notch service without an ounce of pretension." Overall I would have rated it 4 stars. The tight space of the room and the valet shopping in my car kind of ruined the experience for us.

Mohammed AlAwamy
2 years ago – Google

7

This is a great location. I had a minor hiccup when I checked in the room they put me in smelled like mold. I was moved to a different room and this was no longer an issue. I got charged a facility fee which is hard to understand given that this is not a spa or a resort this was $22 plus tax, a significant addition to an already expensive room. Gym was actually decent. I didn't try their restaurant but it is highly reviewed. Overall a good stay but I am still left wondering why I had to pay that facility fee!

Tomo Takebe
2 years ago – Google

9

Best location for sightseeing. There are a few Kimptons in the city but this one is the most convenient one for sightseeing, close to many museums and restaurants. It's nice to be able to take breaks in your room between activities. The service and amenities are what you would expect from Kimptons so there are no complaints there. The building is interesting and beautiful, providing spacious rooms with huge windows. Price wise the Monaco is not economy class but it's still affordable; somehow cheaper than Holiday Inn during the Memorial Day weekend.

Anya Gilad
2 years ago – Google

9

Nice hotel and the staff, especially Sergio, are super nice. There are many useful things in the room. Even umbrella and yoga mat. The design is interesting and overall we had a great time. The only cons are: 1. There is no free wifi. 2. We got our rooms on the first floor which is in the basement. This was a bit disappointing since we had no sunlight

Yvonne Costello
2 years ago – Google

10

What a beautiful hotel, centrally located, friendly staff and extremely clean. If you forget anything during your travels they'll assist. We'll definitely be back!

Karen Peak
2 years ago – Google

9

Old but lovely building. Yes our room was showing it's age a bit but it was clean, open, large, nice bathroom. Hotel is very pet friendly. We stayed there with two dogs while at a dog show in MD. There are some areas with grass near-by to walk dogs. One is s park across the street. Kimpton is a few blocks from Inner Harbor. There are some dog friendly outdoor dining areas there. We would definitely stay here again!

Kevin Merritt
2 years ago – Google

9

The best downtown hotel, hands down. They have the best meeting space for small meetings/conferences that I can think of in the area. The proximity to Gallery Place Metro is a HUGE plus for a meeting that blends mix of local and traveling attendees. The service is great and from mtg. Planner POV this is the place to be.

Carol Gould
2 years ago – Google

10

From the minute I walked in I received excellent customer service. I had left my phone in the Lyft car and Nicole C at the front desk was helpful, calm and kind as I frantically tried to contact the driver. She then delivered the phone personally to my room after the Lyft driver delivered it back to the hotel. From then on every time I saw Nicole she greeted me with a friendly smile and was extremely helpful. I had an issue with my assigned room and was transferred almost immediately. The hotel is in a perfect location for walking to sites and a metro stop is just out the front door. The staff are helpful and friendly, the hotel is beautiful and perfectly located, and the evening happy hour is not too shabby either. Would book here again!

Dylan Hayden
2 years ago – Google

8

Stayed on a quick trip to DC after getting a very reasonable deal on Hot Wire. Allowed early check-in at 9am. Room was spacious, clean and in a very art deco design. Bathroom had a sunken tub and stand alone shower. Bed was very comfortable. Added bonus of a happy hour at 4pm. Silly that complimentary coffee was only offered during certain times of the day.

Will Jackson
2 years ago – Google

10

We got a smack on the hand because our puppy was barking while we were out. Sergio, the manager was extremely nice about it. The staff went above and beyond. Valet, bellmen, front desk staff, everyone!! The room was smaller than we expected but very lovely. We’ll definitely be visiting again!

Jordan Kauffman
2 years ago – Google

10

Beautiful old hotel. Came here for a conference. Clean. Friendly staff. Food was great. Bar inside is also pretty good.

Aimee Redmann
2 years ago – Google

9

Always a wonderful place to stay. Staff goes above and beyond to make you comfortable. Location is very convenient to many restaurants, metro stop and museums. Easy to catch a cab or Uber. Rooms are impeccably clean, large and comfortable. I highly recommend this Kimpton!

Michele Parrreott
2 years ago – Google

8

Nice suite, however, no heat vents in the bathroom or exhaust for the shower. Also, wished they'd put a key card on the side exits so guests don't have to go around the building to re-enter. Staff was friendly & the messaging valet system for retrieval of cars was great!

Chris Hannant
2 years ago – Google

8

Hotel was clean and well kept. Staff were friendly and rooms were of a decent size. The bar was also very nice. The hotel was well located for exploring the mall and museums. Only oddity was the rather interesting leopard skin bath robes...

Ben Martin
2 years ago – Google

6

My family went to dinner and saw our friends here. It is a creepy hotel. There are long, empty, quiet hallways, and when you walk into the public restrooms, eerie electronic music is playing. And the restaurant's theme is black goth, which creeped me out. But if you ask for a fish, they deliver one in a tank to you. That's cool.

Juanita Roy
2 years ago – Google

5

The hotel was highly recommended to us for our weekend away. The hotel Placed us near the ballroom. Needless to say a Christmas Party was going on, the guest made noise until 1:00A.m in the morning. The caterers walked up and down the hallway until 1-1:30a.m. We were very hesitant to use the valet service but was assured by the Valet Company that the place was very secure. During the evening hours of our first night , one of the valet attendants stole my wallet out of our car. I totally had forgotten it was in the car. The person rummaged through my vehicle, dumping over a bag that was sitting in my car. Our glove box was opened and strewn about. The police came, the person was still working this evening when we drive past to make sure.

Andy McCauley
2 years ago – Google

5

The service was amazing and the hotel is gorgeous! But the bed and pillows were just not good. We had a difficult time staying asleep and tossed and turned all night. Other than that our experience was amazing!

Jason Bauman
2 years ago – Google

9

This was my first time in DC in years so we chose the Kimpton Monaco due to it's location. The hotel was perfectly located, within easy walking distance of most of the museum's and right next to the spy museum. Our room was clean, the bed comfortable, and the staff friendly. The only drawback to the experience was parking, which I felt was in the expensive side since it was valet parking when I had no need to access my car once it was parked until we were ready to to leave. Still, an excellent hotel for a great weekend in DC.

John Turnmire
2 years ago – Google

10

Beautiful classic prewar building with excellent staff and luxury appointments. The interior courtyard of the building is open to the public and is one of the most DC outdoor bars you are going to find. Surplus of seating with table and bar service. Tasty cocktails and reasonable prices. Great for a first date, solo people watching, or meeting a group of friends/ colleagues for happy hour.

Lyndsey Antanitis
2 years ago – Google

8

Hotel is beautiful! Great location!! Front desk personnel that I interacted with, were not the most accommodating and after working at a hotel in the same position, I do understand that you can not accommodate EVERY need. BUT, you CAN present this information in a manner that is empathetic and apologetic. Not a brusque-tone and with a not-my-problem attitude. Housekeepers were Wonderful and very helpful! Bar scene was one of the best I've seen for a hotel, in a while. The bartender was very pleasant, knowledgeable in spirits and made me a Fantastic drink!! If you get past the 2 front desk personnel that were most likely having a bad day, the hotel is excellent!

Cesar Blanco
2 years ago – Google

9

Amazing hotel. Has the museum feel from the exterior and the interior design is very nice. Offered free wine from 6 to 7 and staff was very friendly. Literally in the center of DC I don't think as far as location it can't get any better. A++

Robert Szot
2 years ago – Google

8

I attended a friend's wedding at the Hotel Monaco. The cocktail hour room was pretty plain, but fine. Theremony/reception area was very nice, almost regal feeling like the Titanic. The waitstaff was attentive and quick. The restrooms were nice and clean.

Tiffany Elliott
2 years ago – Google

10

Very friendly staff! Nice hotel! Reasonable price! Dog friendly. Good location!

Chricke
3 years ago – Google

9

Spacious room with modern appliances, very comfortable shower pressure and dimmable lighting for the most part. The bed was comfortable and big with a pretty cool ornament on the wall behind it as pictured! As their other hotels we've stayed at they are indeed dog FRIENDLY, as in they not just tolerate them but treat them like a guest as well. Loved it here, and we will keep staying at their locations whenever we can! :D

Suaimeliz Pinero Saez
3 years ago – Google

9

This really could be a great place for a long-term stay. It's not the kind of place that needs Google reviews to attract guests. It's a huge property with plenty of interesting history that exudes an opulence of a past era due to it's large, well-appointed foyer, extravagant finishes, and old-style lounge and restaurant. The doors are opened for you, the staff are attentive, and the rooms are large and welcoming.

Andy Clarke
3 years ago – Google

9

Very nice hotel with a modern feel. A great bar (Dirty Habit) that gets busy in the evenings and also does very tasty food including bottomless brunch cocktails at the weekend. Fantastic location for sightseeing as can walk to most attractions or to the metro to go further.

Blair Poots
3 years ago – Google

9

This really could be a great place for a long term stay. Its not the kind of place that need google reviews to attract guests. Its a huge property with plenty of interesting property with plenty of interesting history that exceeds costumers expectations. The rooms are kept really clean , food offered in the restaurant is really good and everyone is just so nice. Staff is really attentive and the rooms are also really big and spacious to really enjoy your stay.

Billy Moss moss III
3 years ago – Google

10

The crew at this hotel is the most welcoming and friendly I have ever come across. Jojo (manager of restuarant in the Monaco) was especially accommodating and made are whole visit that much more enjoyable. Rooms and lobby are like no other in D.C.. Keep up the great work Monaco!

Iryna Kwasny
3 years ago – Google

9

Have stayed here twice for business. Excellent location. Terrific staff - if something's not right, they do their best to make it right. Old school customer service and attention to detail.

Stephen Lee Davis
3 years ago – Google

9

Stay here if you like unique buildings and an environment that's not like every other chain hotel. If you prefer predictable sameness of Big Chain Hotel in a brand new building with all things brand new, this is not the hotel for you. We're DC folks but we stayed here for our anniversary last summer and had a great time. Other than Poste (the bar/restaurant in the beautiful courtyard) being closed with some construction, we had a great time staying in this beautiful old building that oozes character. The rooms are totally unique as they were all once offices or lobbies or storage rooms at one point. The courtyard is beautiful and just walking the wide halls is an experience. The location is terrific, right in the heart of Chinatown/Penn Quarter. It's adjacent to a Metro stop and right across the street from the Portrait Gallery. Tip: get a cheap lunch and take it in with you to the portrait gallery right across the street and eat in their amazing inside courtyard. If you have kids, there's a little fountain on the floor so take extra clothes and let them play in the water. Bonus for the great service as they let us keep our bikes inside the luggage closet as we came in each day from being out and biking around. We'll be back!

Stacie Gutowski
3 years ago – Google

9

Went here for a professional event in one of their event spaces. The hotel is in a great location, very close to metro, and in the middle of downtown DC. The event space was very nice, great decor and we'll setup for a networking event / presentation. The small bites were also tasty and staff were very professional. Great event space for small gatherings!

Timothy Helmecki
3 years ago – Google

8

Great location in Chinatown, right across from the Verizon Center. The hotel itself is in a renovated building which has some terrific old bones and great spaces to relax. However,

Thomas Dunne
3 years ago – Google

10

Retro artsy vibe... went out of there way to make it unique. Prices are also reasonable for DC and have a decent happy hour.

C. Paul Courtney
3 years ago – Google

8

I stayed here for a business trip but decided to fly my wife to DC for the weekend and extended my stay. She was head over heels for the decor. It is phenomenal. The staff is top notch and extremely friendly with the possible exception of the valets. My room was as comfortable as can be expected albeit a bit small, especially considering the price. If you get a courtyard facing room, make sure you get it on the upper floors if you require privacy. This is not the best hotel I've ever stayed in (The Address Dubai) but I would definitely recommend Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC. to all my friends traveling to DC.

Andrea Dawson
3 years ago – Google

8

Can't speak for the hotel rooms experience, but the happy hour and restaurant is amazing. Beautiful chic setting. The food is delicious, the drinks are blah, and bland. You would think with the name and layout that the drink menus would have a little more flavor. However, worth the visit overall. Really loved the setting. Very pricey for happy hour, but pretty yummy.

coolzombie123
3 years ago – Google

7

The rooms have only have 2 beds. But the room have enough space. I enjoy this hotel. The service so pretty good also there's a pool.

Lars Chr Lund
3 years ago – Google

8

Excellent location, good amenities, friendly staff. The best thing about this hotel though, is the backyard lounge/bar! Awesome!

Chris Sanner
3 years ago – Google

7

We love the Hotel Monaco in part because of its proximity to the Verizon Center and in part because it's a unique experience as a concerted government building. The halls are enormous and the rooms are on the small side and oddly shaped but we're not staying because of the size of the rooms. We've never had a complaint in our many visits.

Carter Pups
3 years ago – Google

10

Thank you for a wonderful stay! We arrived one evening when an event was occurring at the Verizon Center nearby, so the valet line was double-parked beyond the block. One person in our party got out to check-in & mentioned to the one valet guy at the stand we were hotel guests - he immediately attended to us & our car while the one in our party checked-in. When we were walking through the lobby going to our room, we were greeted with special gift bags just for us (dogs) by the front desk staff! We both got a chew toy & several treats. There was a dog bed and bowl waiting in our room. The room was spacious and clean. The building is interesting and has historical significance, if you like that. The location is great - especially if you want to visit any sites near the national mall.

Paul Franz
3 years ago – Google

10

Dirty Habit is the new Posté. After being closed for renovations, Hotel Monaco has completely changed its signature bar and restaurant. The decor is much improved and the restaurant feels like it is one place...before the indoor and outdoor areas felt very separate. Highly recommend the hen dumplings!

Carlos Martinez
3 years ago – Google

8

I enjoyed my stay. The room had great views of the Mississippi river! The beds were extremely comfortable. The room was quiet and no external noise

Doris Jones
3 years ago – Google

8

Spent NYE with my husband.Very comfortable stay, high quality amenities. Easy check in check out process, the app is quite functional and uptodate. Good spa, good in-room dining menu. Prompt House keeping services. Proximity to many shopping locations and restaurants.

Chris Leary
3 years ago – Google

8

Excellent decor and service. You'll need help with your luggage up the steps but don't worry there is plenty of guys to help you. As with all Kimpton properties there is complimentary beverages starting at 5 pm the nice thing with this location is that they have more than just wine - beer and even coffee with bourbon - nice! Depending on where your room is, you might need to spend some time walking the hallways. I would have given 5 stars but the room I got was in the basement level with really minimal/barely window light. Overall good stay.

Cole Stewart
3 years ago – Google

10

Came for a wedding and a hockey game - the staff was awesome, easy to work with, and the architecture throughout is awesome. I will definitely look at staying here again in the future.

Sterling Browne
3 years ago – Google

8

Went here for a work party and it was amazing. The dining room we were in was a work of art. The bar isn't huge but it is excellent for groups to get together. The outside area is massive but it's winter. This place is beutifle.

joann rudy-shurtz
3 years ago – Google

10

If anyone is looking for a great deal on hotels you can check it out on HotelRaven. com Booked this hotel on there and they had the cheapest rates around... Hotel was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Staff was super friendly and we received excellent service. Attached restaurant had great food. Close by the Verizon center and many other attractions. Only downfall was a slight grey water smell on the first floor where I room was located.

Danny White
3 years ago – Google

9

New restaurant space is awesome. Dirty Habit is going to be a dc nightlife staple. Only drawback is bathroom situation on 3rd floor of the hotel.

Karla Horton
3 years ago – Google

8

Hotel was beautifully decorated, clean and comfortable. Staff was super friendly and we received excellent service. Attached restaurant had great food. Close by the Verizon center and many other attractions. Only downfall was a slight grey water smell on the first floor where I room was located.

Nicholas
3 years ago – Google

9

I attended a fundraising breakfast here on their third floor. This hotel is exceptionally gorgeous. The staff were very nice and the event space was beautiful. I would definitely want to come back here.

J.P. White
3 years ago – Google

7

Hotel Monico is located within walking distance to great dining choices and many of the DC attractions. It is conveniently kitty corner to the Metro station serving the Verizon center. We had no need to rent a car at all, taking the metro from Regan National to and from the hotel. We used the Metro during our stay to extend our range and filled as needed with Uber to completely avoid the hassle of a car in an urban setting. The complementary 5 pm wine bar provides a great daily opportunity to unwind and plan the evening’s activities. The hotel provides bicycles on a first come first serve basis for their guests. The quality is nice enough to enjoy the ride. We used the bikes to view the White House and revisit some of the monuments on a departure morning ride. Be aware that the first floor rooms are actually below grade. We had one when we checked in, but after a short moved to a third floor room which we found much more agreeable.

Jonathan Bush
3 years ago – Google

7

The rooms are very well kept and the staff is polite. The location is great we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to visit. Also they have a social hour which is not to be missed.

Natasha Mulko
4 years ago – Google

9

Do you have a furball in your life? Do you travel with your furball? If so, kimpton hotels are just for you! We brought our little dog with is and had no regrets. They made it easy for us and let us use a doggie bed and bowls for her. They also have dog bags if you forgot to bring some. The room was decorated in a DC way. Very elegant and the bed was pretty comfy. Room was small but enough for the weekend. We did not have a view from the room. The building is old but redone very well. The staircase is pretty and there is an elevator. There is a business center and a gym. The wine reception is awesome, such a value added service! They do end promptly at 6 so don't run late. Overall, I loved our stay and would highly recommend it. Dog friendly winner!!!

David Spake
4 years ago – Google

7

Nice clean hotel, with great architecture. Rooms were a bit tight for storage, half an armuoir; the other half was full of their"stuff for sale" fridge. Even the fridge was full of their stuff. The only other storage was three small open face shelves in the bathroom for folded clothing. Kitchen was under renovation, so no comment there. Great central location though; lots of stuff to do in the area. I would stay here again.

Mark Derulo
4 years ago – Google

10

If you're trying to find a really great deal on this amazing hotel I'd highly suggest booking it through HotelRaven. Com They have great deals for it on there! Such a perfect place don't have enough great things to say! Hotel Monaco is a heritage building with modern facilities. Hotel staff were warm and helpful. Hotel is conveniently located to Chinatown and the Smithsonian museums. Lots of good eateries at every corner. Lobby served complimentary hot drinks in the morning and alcohol in the evening for hotel guests.

Christian Rahl
4 years ago – Google

8

Very quant hotel. Some of the rooms are in the basement and can feel a little dark. However if any other hotel group tried to do the same thing the rooms would be way too dark.

Mike Ayers
4 years ago – Google

10

The first room key that the desk gave us did not work so we had to get another one. The rooms were luxurious and roomy.

Patrick Drummond
4 years ago – Google

9

If any of you guys are looking for dirt cheap hotel deals I would check out HotelRaven. Com I saved a ton of money using that site. Overall our stay was extremely pleasant with the exception of late Saturday night through early Sunday morning. We were awaken no less than five times by the extremely rowdy wedding party above. The front desk was informed however they appeared not to be concerned at all. We did not pay these prices to be inconvenienced by people with no respect for others.

Mike Martin
4 years ago – Google

5

Overall our stay was extremely pleasant with the exception of late Saturday night through early Sunday morning. We were awaken no less than five times by the extremely rowdy wedding party above. The front desk was informed however they appeared not to be concerned at all. We did not pay these prices to be inconvenienced by people with no respect for others.

Jessica Sotomayor
5 years ago – Google

10

I am a Kimpton Karma member since 2012 and I highly recommend this route, it is free to join. Kimpton is truly service oriented and aims to give personalized service in their boutique style hotels. Hotel Monaco is an amazing property. I first stayed in April 2013 and have since returned for brunches. The ambiance is the best. You are greeted by valet on F between 7th and 8th streets, a sprawling street in DC full of tourists, cyclists, runners, and cars. The location is by far one of the highlights of this location. Within a 1 mile walk or run you can be at the National Mall or amazing restaurants. I did have to call into the lobby for valet-- we arrived Friday around a busy afternoon with nice weather. Once valet did come outside they were very helpful. You're greeted by 4 staff members manning the concierge booth to the right and main lobby desk directly ahead of you. This building's historical beauty can take your breath away if you have time to notice it! They wished me a happy birthday and asked about my Nats game. (These are the personal service things you can expect to happen at Kimpton, if you tweet them or make a note on a reservation they do their utmost to personalize your journey) When we got up to the queen room you may be disappointed. While the hallways are grand like the rest of the building the rooms are quaint. Much like when the building was built in 1839 individual rooms were not the highlight of buildings. (This was the first all-marble building and used as a post office) The room is SMALL. Enough room for a nook with a desk and SMALL bathroom. I absolutely adore this hotel and even have it marked as my favorite on my Kimpton Karma profile but unless I want to spring for a spa room or suite to get that added 200 sq ft I'd choose another location. The bathroom was just too small, forget about having room for two people or a woman (or man equal opportunity here) with a few palettes of make up in tow. The bathroom size will deter me from staying again but Kimpton as always has the best amenities. I was greeted by complimentary champagne, ice bucket, two glasses and a birthday card on the desk! Kimpton really is my favorite :) Combined with their complimentary wine hour at 5 PM they never fail to impress me. The brunch here at Poste has the most amazing outdoor patio and indoor seating arrangements. It is very normal to see people in suits with shirts untucked or a smattering of boat shoes and pastel colors lounging around outside accompanied by a fully stocked bloody mary bar. I really enjoy brunch here. The Poste has a cool separate entrance off of 7th street, but it is accessible via the lobby.