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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

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433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2426
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  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#5 of 97 hotels in Philadelphia
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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Philadelphia, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar, and Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including a 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and a rooftop terrace. In addition, guests can enjoy a rooftop bar during their visit. As an added convenience, there is paid public parking available nearby.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Elfreth's Alley (0.4 mi) and City Hall (0.5 mi), guests of Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia can easily experience some of Philadelphia's most well known attractions.

Philadelphia has plenty of seafood restaurants. So when you’re here, be sure to check out popular spots like Reading Terminal Market, Moshulu, and Morimoto, which are serving up some great dishes.

If you are interested in exploring Philadelphia, check out one of the parks, such as Penn's Landing, Wissahickon Valley Park, and Fairmount Park.

Enjoy your stay in Philadelphia!

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Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Rooftop bar
Bicycle rental
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Massage
Rooftop terrace
Paid private parking nearby
Wifi
Paid wifi
Special diet menus
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
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VIP room facilities
Iron
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
On-demand movies
Laptop safe
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Park View
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Amanda B wrote a review Jun 23
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This hotel is a story in contradiction. It is honestly exceptional in so many ways. You simply cannot better it's location or grandeur. It is beautifully restored and remodeled to the height of enjoyment. The decor is truly fabulous, it lives up to kimpton standards. But it's frustrating in its stingyness. One of the most dumbfounding aspects is the lack of coffee. Coffee is only available in the lobby during certain hours. This seems to be a major fauxpaux. If it's for sustainability then at least offer it on every floor for heavens sake. Who wants to get fully dressed before grabbing their first cup in the morning? One of the more appealing aspects of this hotel is the rooftop bar. Don't count on that when you visit. We were told it would be unavailable for the following 2 months! I have no problem with using it for special events but then please do not list it as an amenity. If you wish to do so then please choose some hours (any!) where your paying guests can enjoy some drinks and the view as well. Lastly the valet situation is a nightmare. We waited 45 minutes for them to retrieve our car and were late for a reservation. Obviously when you make people check out in the mornings then everyone is gonna need their car at the same time ;) hire a new service. Overall though I would stay there again in a minute. I would just remember to pack my own coffee pot and enjoy a cup while waiting for someone to finally retrieve my car;)
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Gypsy9 wrote a review Jun 21
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My husband and I arrived in late morning on a sweltering-hot day in early June, exhausted after both a train and subway ride. It was such a relief to have Roshid, the concierge, greet us as if we were already long-lost friends. He must have seen our exhaustion, because he told us not to worry, our room was already available for to us to check in. We had booked a room with a view of Independence Hall (Room 709), which had a fantastic view of both Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center on Independence Mall. Roshid told us that right now there is no daily maid service because of COVID precautions, but not to hesitate to ask him if we needed anything, like extra towels, etc. The bathroom was spotless, including the grout in the tub/shower. The bedding was also spotless, and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel was also easy walking distance to the Philly Phlash bus loop, and also Market-Frankford line subway, which we took after arriving at the Amtrak 30th Street Station. The only negatives were that there was no coffeemaker in the room, and coffee service didn't begin until 7 a.m., which seemed late to us for a business hotel. The restaurant was closed during our stay, but there is a Wawa convenience store nearby, and also the Bourse Food Hall right next to the hotel. Also, we were not aware when we checked in that the hotel assesses an additional fee/night for incidentals, although the fees were reversed quickly after we checked out. We would happily use this hotel again on our next trip to Philadelphia.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: Room 709 is quiet, and has a great view of Independence Hall and Liberty Bell Center
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Timothy S wrote a review Jun 21
West Palm Beach, Florida3 contributions
I felt like the hotel was nickel and diming us. There is no free water available for guests and they charge eight dollars per bottle in the room. Ice is only available on a couple of floors. For the price, my room was small and the bathroom was tiny. Also, the half shower door that apparently is standard results in a lot of water being on the floor. There were few towels and only one tiny hook to hang towels. Compared to other Kimpton hotels we have stayed at as well as a Hampton Inn we stayed at the following night, this hotel was disappointing.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Amy E wrote a review Jun 19
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I brought my daughter here for the weekend to celebrate her graduation. It has been amazing!!! The Monaco thinks of everything. Our room is SO beautiful and there is so much history all around us. Our view is amazing too! They gave us excellent suggestions of what to do and where to go. We will back, what a treat!
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Jina K wrote a review Jun 15
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I wanted to set up a surprise amenity for a guest and Rashid made the entire process so easy and smooth! I called after hours and left a message for him. He called me back the next morning and helped me immediately! 10/10!!
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PRICE RANGE
$167 - $409 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, a Kimpton Hotel
LOCATION
United StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
268
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia
Which popular attractions are close to Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Nearby attractions include Philadelphia Urban Adventures (0.09 miles), Olde City Escape Games (0.2 miles), and Founding Footsteps (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, free wifi, and a business center.
Which room amenities are available at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Conveniently located restaurants include Talula's Garden, Zahav, and Morimoto.
Is Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Philadelphia.
Are any cleaning services offered at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Kimpton Hotel Monaco Philadelphia?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Battleship New Jersey (1.2 miles), Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul (1.2 miles), and Independence National Historical Park (0.2 miles).