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Hotel Monaco Chicago - a Kimpton Hotel

#12 of 179 Hotels in Chicago
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225 N Wabash, Chicago, IL 60601
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Horsham, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights while we were in Chicago for a conference. The hotel is in a great location. Easy to walk to major attractions. The staff was excellent. Very helpful and attentive. The room was lovely and clean. We slept very well. The only downside was that we did not have a nice view... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is great! The staff always goes the extra mile to make sure guests are comfortable and satisfied. Rooms are really clean and very comfortable. It is located in a very busy part of the city--which is great--but expect city noise. Traffic, sirens and most notably the L which is loud and squeaky. We heard it the first night... More 

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Tequesta, Florida
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a great girl's weekend at this hotel!! The window seat overlooking the river was amazing...at night it was so beautiful. The room was nice and there was a great wine hour each evening. Location was good, walking distance to everywhere we wanted to go. And we got a goldfish in our room to keep us company!! A great... More 

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Macomb, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I usually stay at Kimpton hotels for business but this timeless a birthday get away for my 13 year old. When we checked in I quietly asked for any free upgrade they could give us for her. We then went off to explore. When we returned to check in they had upgraded us to a corner suite on the 12th... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a fun little boutique style hotel plunked right in the best part of downtown. Wine reception from 5:00-6:00 is fun but the window seats on the river view side are out of this world! Service has been oustanding. I highly recommended staying here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Hotel Monaco is a nice downtown hotel that is close to the metro and bus lines and our room had a terrific river view. The plus side is location, view, cleanliness and decor. The negative side is the fact that our next door neighbor had a very yappy dog and the fact that our room keys needed to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room is cute; they have fun bath robes, cute decor. I have stayed here twice and one room had a huge bathroom with glass doors. Second room had a shower curtain and small vanity, but it has a chaise. My room service came quickly. There was a picket going on out front of disgruntled workers on the day I... More 

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Playa de las Americas, Spain
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

queen-queen with river view wonderful view of river and architecture - can enjoy from awesome window seat large room and bathroom central location, close to attractions and subway station staff is personable, helpful and otherwise awesome!

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Nixa, Missouri
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with a girlfriend for a fun weekend shopping trip. I cannot say enough great things about it! Every employee we interacted with was friendly and helpful. The location is wonderful, right next to the river and the magnificent mile is just steps away. Our room had the most beautiful decor I've seen in a hotel. The beds were... More 

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

FlashRiley - Thanks so much for your lovely review of your recent stay at the Monaco Chicago! We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your room, our decor, and that the EL didn't keep you from getting a great night's rest! I'm delighted that you enjoyed some of our summer syrups in the lobby, s'mores is my favorite too!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I never write reviews but felt that this experience and hotel deserved a shout out. Recently organized a weekend in Chicago for my boyfriends birthday. I mentioned this on the phone when asking about an early check in and when we arrived, we found out they had put aside a wonderful room on their top floor for us and allowed... More 

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

tingnyc - Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a lovely review of the Monaco, even though you usually do not. We greatly appreciate it. I'm so very happy to hear that our staff did an exceptional job making you feel special during your visit, especially since it was for a special occasion! We do our best... More 

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