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Hotel Monaco Chicago - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   225 N Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601 (The Loop)
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Ranked #11 of 168 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Savannah area, GA
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was my first visit to Chicago and I picked this hotel largely based on reviews here and the location. We were put into a room on the 2nd floor, which was still quiet and had an adequate view. What it did not have was one of the cute window seats that you see in the pictures, but that was... More

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Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Smiling warm sincere greeting upon arrival; we had a "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" trip from O'Hare (here's a tip; hire a car/cab for $35 trip to downtown - the two Blue Line one 20" high step up Bus was not for the older traveler - totally exhausted after an already long flight) and after hitting the super clean room with... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a Kimpton In-Touch member we have come to enjoy the coffee bars in the mornings, happy hour in the evenings, unique themed decor, and the kids particularly like the exotic animal-print bath robes. While the Hotel Monaco Brand is hip and contemporary enough to make for a great couples getaway they also do a great job of accommodating families.... More

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San Francisco, California
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17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upbeat, cool hotel. My room had a view of the river which was great, except for the large TRUMP letters on hi hotel. The staff was friendly and helpful, but could have been more helpful with dinner locations. They kept suggesting chain restaurants, which I try to avoid, especially in a city like Chicago with many great eateries. One odd... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited this past week for 3 nights and absolutely enjoyed it. Was here last winter and was not quite as enthused. I am chalking that up to the room we received each time, or possibly the hotel is in a constantly improving mode. (paint/touch ups etc.) Stayed in room 911 which was a corner mini suite with 4 window seats... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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22 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You are in for a rare treat here excellent personal service, we arrived early at 11am & would have been ok hold off until 3pm but not only did she have a room ready but as it was our first time there we were given one of few rooms overlooking the Corn Cobs & rivers with the window seats you... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent 4 nights at the Monaco in room 815, a very spacious room offering a view of Chicago's impressive skyline and 2 "meditation nooks." One (pictured) is as big as a double bed. If my children had been traveling with me, they most certainly would have played in the nooks and probably slept in them. Room 815 also has... More

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Paradise Valley
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My mother had recently been discharged from the hospital and we needed some economical rest and relaxation. The Monaco provided just that....it is conveniently located within walking distance to restaurants, shopping, drugstores, and mass transit! The front desk staff were fantastic...very accommodating to our situation! We loved the bay window where we could sit and enjoy the river view. I... More

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Kirkwood, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have loved every Kimpton I've stayed in and the Hotel Monaco is no exception. It's in a great location, friendly and helpful staff, wine hour!! and just a really fun hotel overall. I can't wait to go back!

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love Kimpton Hotels! The location of this one is fantastic and the room was beautiful, the staff was friendly & helpful and the restaurant downstairs was great too! Overall a great experience & I wouldn't change a thing…thank you for a wonderful stay!!

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Address: 225 N Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > The Loop
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Monaco Chicago - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Chicago #10 Romantic Hotel in Chicago #10 Family Hotel in Chicago #10 Green Hotel in Chicago #11 Business Hotel in Chicago
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Enjoy pure sensory indulgence at the Hotel Monaco Chicago. Nestled in the heart of downtown Chicago, this luxury hotel was named one of The Travel Channel's top 40 hotels in the country. Located on the Magnificent Mile, the hotel overlooks the Chicago River and is within steps of the city's favorite destinations. This dynamic location is matched by exceptional service, exquisite amenities, stylish décor and the adjacent South Water Kitchen, creating a luxuriously rewarding experience. ... more   less 
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