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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 #12 of 169 hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Austin, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family stayed three nights at the Monaco recently while we were visiting Chicago museums and landmarks. The location is perfect for getting around on foot. The Riverwalk, Milennium Park, the Art Institute, Navy Pier, theaters, etc, as well as some good restaurants, are within walking distance. Everyone on staff was very friendly. We enjoyed the daily 5 PM wine... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel last week with my wife and 2 teenage girls. The location is excellent. The people working there are very nice. The room, beds and bathroom are all excellent also. But I made a rookie mistake not requesting a quiet room and as a result we ended up with a room in the front of the building... More

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Neenah, Wi
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have stayed here many times and always enjoy our stay. Rooms are clean. Service excellent. My only complaint this trip is hotel monaco used to have top shelf lotions and shampoo from aveda, now just some cheap typical hotel stuff. Also, there is no coffee maker in the room, you can go downstairs to get coffee. I love the... More

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Merritt Island, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hotel Palomar is a great place to stay at not too bad a price for the area. The rooms were clean, quiet, and up to date. There are some nice views of the city. It's located a short from the Magnificent Mile and plenty of great restaurants and taverns. There is a terrace on the 17th floor where you... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a work meeting. They have updated the hotel nicely and the rooms are quite generous in size for a Chicago hotel. This was particularly true with a conference rate that was extremely competitive with other hotels in the area. This hotel is in a good tourist spot – close to Millennium Park, the Red Line and the... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you love large and tastefully decorated guest rooms you will love Hotel Monaco. If you love great terry bathrobes and lovely soaps and shampoos, you will love Hotel Monaco. If you love friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming hotel staff members, you will love Hotel Monaco. If you love complimentary early evening appetizers and wine you will love Hotel Monaco. If... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

First, I am very late posting this review. I had an opportunity to enjoy a day to myself in December while in Chicago so I decided to treat myself to a 1 day stay at the Hotel Monaco. Rarely do I get to enjoy a city when traveling for business so I took full advantage of the opportunity. I stay... More

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New York City
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24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for a recent business trip. The location is excellent. It's right in the heart of the loop across the river from Trump and walking distance to many bars and restaurants. The front desk and bellmen were nice and friendly. I had breakfast twice in the on-site restaurant. The food was delicious! My average rating is more for... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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92 reviews 92 reviews
16 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice staff, nice large rooms with comfy beds. Our room was very quiet, though no view; we faced another building. The location couldn't be better, a block from a number of L lines that will take you to anywhere in the city. Leave the car at home! It's also walking distance to Michigan Ave, the hot dining scene on North... More

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McKinney, Texas
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94 reviews 94 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually do not write bad reviews as I try to give people the benefit of the doubt. I know it is impossible to bring your "A" game every day. However, for the money spent, this is the worst hotel I have stayed in. First of all, they had lost my reservation and it took about 15 minutes to find... 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*
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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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