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Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel

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480 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brandywine, Md
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

Once again I chose to take my husband with the birthday-close-to-Christmas away for a romantic weekend and I couldn't have made a better choice. Although the hotel is only about a 20 minute drive from our house, the charm of Alexandria and the comforts of the hotel make it seem as if we had travelled to a far, far away... More 

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Monaco-Alexandria, General Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Camillerenee1976, Thanks so much for taking the time to relay your story to us. It's always so rewarding to hear great feedback about our team, they mean so much to us! Great insider's tip as well on the 'Alcove Rooms', they're not a formal room class, so it's best to ask for them directly. They're great for families or... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

We visited Alexandria Thanksgiving Weekend and stayed at the Monaco. What a perfect spot in the middle of everything, located on King Street in the heart of Old Town. We arrived just in time for the holiday season with all the Christmas decorations. The hotel was bustling with visitors, families with children and pets. At night there is a wine... More 

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Monaco-Alexandria, General Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dombrom, Thank you so much for the kind words, we're really grateful. Also appreciate the feedback about the beauty of our local community, we love working here as much as our guests love visiting! Thanks again and we hope to see you soon. Robert General Manager Hotel Monaco Alexandria - a Kimpton Hotel More 

Alexandria, Virginia
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22 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

From the moment you pull up to the curb to check in, the friendly staff is there to help. Everything about this stay was perfect. We had booked using Hotwire so we expected the smallest room (1 queen bed) and that's what we were given. The room was modern, clean, compact, but functional. The bathroom was huge, although the wallpaper... More 

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Monaco-Alexandria, General Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear stace11, Thanks for the feedback, I'm happy that you had a good experience but did want to apologize for the issues you had with the heating unit. We've recently placed a large order for a number of new units that are energy efficient, but quieter than the ones we have now. We'll get that problem taken care of as... More 

Northern Virginia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

I found every aspect of the Monaco delightful, from the whimsical Asian-inspired lobby (which immediately evoked Whistler's Peacock Room) to the eclectic decor of our room, which combined reptile-textured wallpaper with chairs covered with John Smith's early maps of Virginia. The bed and pillows were fantastically comfortable, and every feature seemed fresh and new. The elevators are rather small, but... More 

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Monaco-Alexandria, General Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PoorWayfarinStranger, Thank you for the incredibly kind words; we're thrilled you had a good time! We really enjoyed the feedback about the neighborhood as well. Old Town is a wonderful place as a home base for a visit to the DC region. Come back and see us soon, so we can hunt down a Blacksmith for you! Robert General... More 

Lansdale, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Every year my husband and our Scottish Association participate in the Alexandria Scottish Christmas Walk. This year was one of our best times. The weather was perfect, our hotel was outstanding and we had a great turnout of members at this event. The service we received at the hotel was friendly, welcoming, caring, helpful and genuine. Our room was lovely... More 

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Monaco-Alexandria, General Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sherrie I, Thanks for the kind feedback about your stay. It was a perfect weekend to visit as well; Scottish Walk is one of Old Town's premier celebrations. We're up to our neck in bagpipes, parades and scotty terriers and we couldn't be happier! Thanks again and come see us soon. Robert General Manager Hotel Monaco Alexandria - a... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

This is a great place to stay for people and dogs. It's right in the middle of Old Town and the hotel and Alexandria in general are quite pet friendly. I was in town to run a race, which went horribly, but the hotel experience made up for it, saving what could have been a miserable weekend. And I don't... More 

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Kate E, Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear HalfMarathoner_10, We are so glad to hear that you were able to enjoy a weekend with your sister at Hotel Monaco. Please think of us the next time you run through town! Kate E Asst General Manager More 

Red Bank, New Jersey
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21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

If you are planning a trip to the DC area - consider staying at the Hotel Monaco in Alexandria. I visited many Kimpton properties, and most experiences are great. The Hotel Monaco in Alexandria is one of my favorites. Every staff member is warm and welcoming and the property itself is inviting. Not to mention, they go the extra mile... More 

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Kate E, Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear jjocelynmc, We are so glad that you and Ella enjoyed your stay with us. Please be sure to come back in the spring when Doggy Happy Hour is once again in full swing! Kate E Asst General Manager More 

Santa Monica, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Walking into Hotel Monaco, with husband, college-age son and two teenage daughters, converging from different parts of the country, I felt like a magic wand was waved to make sure we would have a special weekend. The eclectic, fun, cozy lobby gave us a great first impression, with friendly, energetic staff warmly greeting us (and then making sure our every... More 

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Kate E, Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SDinSM, I am so glad to hear that your family was able to enjoy a comfortable, special weekend at Hotel Monaco. We welcome dogs of all colors and sizes, so please come back with the entire family next time! Kate E Asst General Manager More 

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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Spent a night here on Nov 28th. Arrived at the hotel from the Hotel George. Upgraded us to the Mediterranian Suite straight away. The staff was great, friendly and extremely helpful. The suite was amazing. Beautiful is the only way to describe it. Huge rooms, everything was extremely clean. Not a single complaint. Would love to stay again. Cannot wait... More 

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Kate E, Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear GregDemers, Thank you for your comments regarding your recent stay. Our staff work hard to provide a clean comfortable hotel for all of our guests. Please let me know when we can look forward to welcoming you back! Kate E Asst General Manager More 

Avon, Ohio
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

My family of 4 stayed at the Monaco on our way to DC. The front desk was very friendly and helpful. Spacious well decorated rooms. Shampoo and conditioner were from Aveda, my wife and daughter LOVED them! Pool was dark but warm with a life guard on staff. Nice touch with flavored water and coffee in the morning. Would highly... More 

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kater216, Manager at Monaco Alexandria, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

RogerBalz, Thank you so much for your feedback! We are glad that you and your family were able to enjoy all the Monaco had to offer and the pool. Come back on a Saturday for Dive-in Movie night soon! Kate E Asst General Manager More 

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