Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

700 F St NW | Washington, DC 20004-1602  [SEE MAP]Washington, DC  [SEE ADDRESS]

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The property is in a central location in downtown DC
There is a daily facilities fee added to your room rate
Rubbing elbows with the National Portrait Gallery and the Verizon Center, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is just as fun and funky as nearby Chinatown. This stylish Kimpton hotel blends vibrant colors and elegant furnishings in its eclectic decor. Meanwhile, accommodations here earn praise from previous visitors for their luxurious amenities like high-speed internet access (included in daily amenity fee), flat-screen TVs and pet necessities (such as bowls and beds). Recent guests can't stop raving about the hotel's warm and inviting guest rooms, but don't plan on spending all your time cooped up in your digs, no matter how smitten you are with their design. For delectable eats, head to the Dirty Habit, a cocktail lounge with Asian-influenced small plates. If you participate in the IHG Rewards Club program, you can receive perks and extras by choosing to stay here.
Washington, DC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 184 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Opulent, Historic



  • 4.5Hotel Class


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Critic Reviews



In 2015, the Monaco is celebrating its 13th year as one of the city's top hotels, in the heart of D.C.'s hottest neighborhood, surrounded by wondrous museums, like the Smithsonian American Art/National Portrait Gallery, and trendy restaurants.


In a historic landmark building, this four-pearl property has 183 rooms and suites with soaring ceilings and handsome decor, plus a wealth of modern amenities. Its stunning lobby is a hub of social activity, including a free nightly wine hour.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 655 have reviewed the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 655 reviews 4.0 (based on 655 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco have globally inspired decor in shades of white, gold and brown, along with 20-foot ceilings and tall windows. Rooms feature pillow-top mattresses, walk-in glass showers, flat-screen TVs, luxury bath amenities and yoga mats.
  • Complimentary morning coffee and tea service in the lobby
  • Hotel hosts a daily wine hour at 5 p.m.
  • Daily facilities fee of $22.99 includes Wi-Fi access and two hours of the hotel's complimentary car service in the morning
Nightly resort fee$28.74

Standard room size250 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Situated in the Penn Quarter neighborhood across from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the Verizon Center, this hotel originally opened in 1866 as D.C.'s first General Post Office. Renovated by the Kimpton Group in 2002, the National Historic Landmark is now the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC. Surrounded by museums, theaters, shops and restaurants, this hip and eclectic hotel is ideally located for business and sightseeing.
  • Within walking distance of Chinatown, the National Mall and the International Spy Museum
  • Gallery Place Chinatown, one block north, is the nearest metro station (Red, Green and Yellow lines)
  • About a mile west of Union Station
  • Located 5 miles north of Reagan National Airport and 27 miles southeast of Dulles International Airport
  • 24-hour valet parking ($52)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


Dirty Habit is the hotel’s on-site eatery and cocktail lounge. Featuring Asian-inspired small plates, Dirty Habit offers dishes like grilled octopus and guinea and smoked chilean sea bass with shrimp rice cake. Plus, handcrafted cocktails are prepared by an on-site mixologist.
  • Dirty Habit serves brunch, dinner and late night
  • Private dining available

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


Some guest rooms can accommodate cribs or rollaway beds upon request (additional fees apply).
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs


    The on-site fitness center at the hotel has Precor treadmills, elliptical machines, stationary bikes and one adaptive motion trainer, plus four Nautilus machines, free weight dumbbells, medicine balls, yoga mats, balance balls, Bosu and accessories. What's more, the hotel offers complimentary bikes to explore the area and yoga mats in every guest room.
    • 24-hour access to gym
    • Towels and water are provided
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


    The Hotel Monaco has 5,500 square feet of space to host eco-friendly business meetings and events. The Tokyo Boardroom can seat 12 people banquet-style and the largest room, the Paris Ballroom, can accommodate up to 300 people.
    • On-site event specialists can manage the details
    • Wi-Fi access available throughout the property
    • On-site audiovisual support
    • 24-hour business center

    Number of meeting rooms3

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available


    Hotel Monaco is a pet-friendly hotel. No deposits are required and the hotel does not impose height or weight restrictions. The front desk staff has complimentary disposable bags, as well as dog walk maps and info on local veterinarians and pet-sitting services available.
      • Pets allowed (free)
      • Dog walking (with fee)
      • Pet-sitting (with fee)


      The Hotel Monaco offers a blend of historical architecture and contemporary style for wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Paris Ballroom occupies the space that was once the Postmaster’s library, and has a stately residential feel with built-in bookcases and an overhead canopy skylight. There are many nearby ceremony venues making the hotel a convenient reception spot.
      • On-site wedding specialist
      • Hotel can accommodate cocktail receptions for up to 300 guests; dinner for up to 200 guests
      • Event spaces offer natural light from large windows and high ceilings
      • Catering and customized menus from Dirty Habit
      • Audiovisual packages available

      Maximum wedding guest capacity300

      • Hotel hosts weddings
      • Outdoor space for weddings
      • Wedding planners available

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