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Hotel Monaco Chicago - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 225 N Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
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San Diego, California
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17 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Big hotels are not my favorites but this smallish spot is near everything, right on the Chicago River. It's close to so much but not over the top expensive. I'd return in a minute if I didn't have family in the area who usually put us up. Service was superb with friendly staff up and down the line.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Read reviews on TripAdvisor for Hotel Monaco while planning a weekend trip to Chicago. Loved the idea of the fish bowl and wine hour, so I booked a room. I was not dissapointed! The rooms are so cozy and clean. Most comfortable bed. Staff was so genuinely friendly!! Wine hour in their comfy lobby was a great way to relax... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a week in Chicago. The first half of the week was for work and in a "work" hotel. The second half was personal and we spent it at the Monaco. While the first hotel was fine - everything was okay there was nothing of actual note to make you remember the hotel. Then we moved to the... More

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St. Louis, MO
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a special place! Old world charm meets new world amenities. In looking for an upscaled, downtown Chicago hotel and wanted something convenient to all the major shops, eateries and the lake, I found it all here. My room wasn't available at check-in, so I changed in the hotel restroom, left my luggage with the valet and went for a... More

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Reno, Nevada
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love the Kimpton hotels and this one did not disappoint. Quirky boutique style, comfortable bed, and excellent service. I would definitely return. The location was ideal. There is a wide range of restaurants and activities within walking distance. 7

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Ingersoll, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great time at this hotel. The rooms were VERY clean, and well appointed. I loved the robes, the yoga mat in the room, and the decor was very chic. The high quality hair dryer was awesome, and there was lovely soap and shampoos. The black out curtains were great, and I loved the height of the room,... More

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South East England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Monaco is a fantastic hotel; friendly staff, fantastic location great rooms (quiet despite the busy location), good modern gym facilities (loved the hula hoop), and wine time between 5 and 6 is a great idea (although we were only at the hotel during this time when we checked in. Complementary robes in the room were fun too; we had... More

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

Dear CVFC - Thank you so much for taking the time to review your recent Monaco Chicago stay. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time here, and some of the fun Kimpton perks like hula hoops, unique robes, and wine hour. We're so sorry that your room was missing a do not disturb sign! Those are essential... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sheila the concierge tracked down an impossible to get entertainment ticket and shared a plethora of spot-on restaurant recommendations based on my dining preferences, helping to make my stay more enjoyable.

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

Mike F - Sheila. Rocks. Enough said, right? But really, thank you so much for taking the time to let us know what a great job she did impacting your stay. We're happy to hear you enjoyed everything, and look forward to seeing you soon. Cheers, Marco Scherer More

zrh
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel from the road on the afternoon before i arrived. My choice was based on tripadvisor ratings and price. Upon arrival, i asked for a "nice room" (which i always do), and i got top floor with riverview. I think this is probably one of the best rooms possible. Direct view to Trump Tower and a little... More

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

Dear jeandert - We're so happy to hear that tripadvisor led you to the Monaco on your recent trip to Chicago, and even more delighted that we lived up to our reputation here! We're happy that you enjoyed your room, and that you got a surprise bottle of bubbly, whatever the circumstances may have been! Sheila is a gem, and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just around the corner from more outstanding restaurants than you can count. Blocks from business centers, across the river from the Trump Tower. Comfortable rooms. Adequate room service. Excellent attitude of the service personnel. Business center a little spare, but serviceable. Fitness center. Reasonable rates. An excellent place to make your HQ when traveling to Chicago for business.

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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*
Number of rooms: 192
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