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Hotel Monaco San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel

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501 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94102
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, BC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2005

The Monaco was just what we needed. We booked an Executive Monte Carlo Suite and it was great. It had a jetted tub in a huge washroom. Sound proofing was great and the windows were gorgeous (they even had little window seats). I hear the regular hotel rooms are a tad small but I peaked into one and it looked... More 

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Houston, TX
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2005

We stayed two nights at the Hotel Monaco, prior to our week trip to Napa and Sonoma. We loved the hotel. Our room had a king sized bed, and the decor was great. The fresh baked cookies at the reception were wonderful! Common areas were really comfortable, and lovely decor. Location was nice - it was an easy walk to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2005

I just returned from a 5 night stay at the Hotel Monaco, 6/4-6/10/05. I loved it! I was concerned with some previous posts that the bed linens were run down and the rooms too small. We booked two rooms on the 5th floor and I found both to be absolutely charming. We booked a room with two double beds and... More 

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Silver Spring, MD
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2005

Based on a friend's recommendation, my mom and I decided to stay at the Hotel Monaco. We could not have been more pleased! The hotel is GORGEOUS! And the staff - and I mean every single staff person we dealt with from the waiters in the cafe, to the bellman, to the well-suited gentlemen who wait out front to escort... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2005

We stayed at the Monaco for a "date weekend" on May 21. From the moment we checked in until our departure, we were treated like VIPs. Kimpton hotels, of which the Monaco is one, take excellent care of their guests. We had a beautiful small suite with a king bed, couch, coffee table and desk. The bathroom had a jetted... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2005

We just spent a week-end at the Hotel Monaco, and we had a wonderful time. The location is great, just two blocks from Union Square. The package we had included valet (a $30 value/per night). The staff was great, we were welcomed with a complimentary wine and cheese tasting. But the best part was the room. The decoration is extravagant,... More 

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philadelphia
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2005

I stayed at The Monaco April 17-20 and my visit was nearly perfect. I arrived by 1 pm and was pleasantly surprised to learn that my room was ready. It was comfortable with luxurious linens. I ordered room service the first evening and it was delicious and delivered quickly. I did not eat at the Grand Cafe, but did walk... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2005

The reason we chose to stay at the Hotel Monaco was because they allow (and cater to) pets. From the moment we arrived, the staff and other guests showered our dogs with attention. The concierge got us great seats to the SF Giants Opening Day game and we wanted to arrive at the game early, so we were allowed to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2005

We arrived at the Hotel Monaco after flying across the country well before check in time (about noon). The staff greeted us warmly, helped put our bags in the luggage storage area and promised that when we got back from lunch with a friend and walking around to have a room ready for us. Once we got checked in upon... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2005

We just returned from our Easter trip. My family was pleasantly welcomed by the door man "Ken" He gave us tips on the area and chatted like he was a dear friend. Next we approached the front desk and again, greeted warmly ! Then our sweet "Benji" took us to our room (Our home- sweet- home for the next 4... More 

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