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Hotel Monaco Chicago - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 225 N Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
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Doha, Qatar
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our long weekend at the Monaco. The location allowed for easy access to many of the attractions and the staff was very welcoming. The doormen, especially, were so friendly and quick to offer directions or suggestions. We had a smaller room, without the window seats most of the reviews mention, but we were still quite happy with it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm a huge Kimpton fan already--but I have to say my recent stay at Hotel Monaco exceeded my expectations. First of all--when I checked in I was five minutes shy of the the end of the wine hour. The front desk staff wanted to make sure I got a glass of wine/hot toddy immediately! My room was perfect--and very comfortable.... More 

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Chicago Heights, Illinois
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Monaco with my husband for my birthday weekend. Although the weather is quite cold in January, the Monaco and the staff were warm and inviting. We were greeted by the young girl at the front desk offering birthday wishes and inviting us back to the lobby for a wine tasting. We were also given a... More 

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Milwaukee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I were able to carve out some time for a fun weekend in Chicago with friends, and we picked the Monaco as our home base. We have always had great experiences in Kimpton Hotels, and this one was no exception. From the friendly doorman, to the very helpful desk people, and through the people who hosted the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I concluded my 2-year anniversary at The Hotel Monaco on 1/16/15, and the only way our stay could've been better is if it was free! We booked a med. spa suite with a jacuzzi tub in the room and it was much more spacious than i anticipated! Room 805 to be exact! Dope views of the river with large windows... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My goal was to make a spontaneous weekend trip to Chicago as I have been to Chicago but never had much free time there. I wanted a hotel that was close to major attractions, clean, reasonably priced, and comfortable. I booked the hotel the same day I travelled to Chicago. I called the hotel to explain that I was driving... More 

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kimpton Hotels are the best, hands down. I was here on business and spent two nights. Upon check-in, I requested a room with a river view based on other reviews and luckily they had one available on the tenth floor. While there was a $20 upgrade fee it was well worth it. The view was AMAZING and came complete with... More 

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Harbor Springs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I had another great stay here. We upgraded to a room on a higher floor which gave us a super view of the river. The staff is friendly & always helpful. Our "warm woolen mittens" surprise was very tasty, thank you! And we love the afternoon wine tasting. This is definitely our Chicago hotel!

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

Dear AGTHarborSprings - We're so glad to hear that during your stay you got to enjoy the river view rooms, as well as a benefit of knowing the "secret password" :) We couldn't be prouder to be your choice when you visit Chicago. Cheers, Marco Scherer More 

Dublin, Ireland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here for a week over new years eve. Staff were very helpful and friendly. The wine hour each day from 5pm was good fun. Shower was a bit annoying and tricky to get the correct. Rooms were nice, beds were big and comfy. Take the blue like train from O'Hare to Clark\Lake and its a 10 minute walk.... More 

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

Dear cilliant - Thank you for ringing in the New Year with us here at the Monaco Chicago. We're happy you enjoyed your stay, and that you were able to hang out with us at wine hour in the evenings. We'll be happy to have you whenever you'd like to return! Sincerely, Marco Scherer More 

Sarnia, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place was really nice, clean and quiet despite being pet friendly great location, walking distance to many attractions and transit routes all the staff; from the front door, to the desk, to the housekeeping were great and all very helpful can't think of any issues at all! some rooms will have a river view without actually being officially "river... More 

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

Dear bobsyouruncle17 - Thanks so much for taking the time to review your recent visit to the Monaco. We're happy that the staff took great care of you, and your dog(s) too! Hope to see you the next time you visit Chicago! Cheers, Marco Scherer More 

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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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