The Hotel Monaco Washington DC - a Kimpton Hotel is located at 700 F Street NW at 7th Street in the historic Penn Quarter district of the nation's capitol. The hotel is in walking distance from the National Theater and other live theaters as well as dozens of historic landmarks, monuments and museums.
The hotel is conveniently close to the Gallery Place - Chinatown station on the D.C. Metrorail.
The all marble building itself where the hotel is housed is a National Historic Landmark, the Tariff Building, which was built between 1839 and 1842 that was originally occupied by the Post Office. It was designed by Robert Mills, one of the architects that participated in the original designing of the Washington Monument. Additions to the Tariff Building were later made by Thomas Walter who also had designed renovations to the U.S. Capitol Building.
The four star luxury boutique hotel houses 183 guest rooms with vaulted or arched ceilings.
Among the amenities each guest receives at the Hotel Monaco Washington DC - a Kimpton Hotel, are complimentary high speed internet access, a complimentary morning newspaper and a complimentary evening wine hour as well as CD players, DVD players and Nintendo.
Not only is the hotel pet friendly, delivering food and water bowls to Guest Rooms and providing a pet menu for room service, but the hotel even offers to deliver companion goldfish upon request to each room in order to accompany guests during their stay.
The Hotel offers in room spa services, as do all of the Kimpton Hotels. The spa treatments include five massage style options. Each type of massage can be either 50 minutes or 80 minutes duration. A variety of body treatments, facial treatments and hand and body treatments are also available.
Normal check in time is 3 PM and check out is expected at 12 noon.
The hotel restaurant is the Poste-Moderne Brasserie which is open for 3 meals a day, 7 days a week and is frequented by local diners as well as guests. The bar closes at 11:30 PM. This restaurant and bar houses an exhibition kitchen and offers courtyard seating out of doors when weather allows. The kitchen offers modern American style fare and an extensive wine menu is also available. Roughly 100 people can be seated for in-door dining at any given time. The restaurant offers valet parking service for a fee.
The Hotel Monaco Washington DC - a Kimpton Hotel, also boasts 7,000 square feet of space for meetings and events. Sixteen smaller boardrooms are available for meetings and can be equipped with screens, VCRs, monitors, whiteboards, or flip charts as required. For larger business events, social activities and weddings, the Athens Room which looks out onto the Courtyard or the Paris Ballroom with its dome ceiling are both available for banquets of up to 300 guests.
The Monaco is one of approximately 30 Kimpton Hotels in the U.S. with others planned for construction.