The Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. - a Kimpton Hotel is a Tourist hotel. Located in Washington area. Shopping is accessible by bus/taxi and the nightlife/restaurants are located in the hotel.
Sophisticated stylish warm and inviting describe the newly renovated downtown luxury Hotel Monaco Washington DC a Kimpton Hotel located within walking distance of the National Mall. Set in an historic all marble building that is a Registered National Landmark this completely restored luxury boutique hotel has emerged as the discerning travelers choice among downtown Washington DC hotels. With services expected of a perennial AAA four diamond luxury hotel found only in the best Washington DC hotels the Hotel Monaco features 183 luxuriously appointed guest rooms set in the classic ambiance of an historic landmark. Every room indulges the senses featuring the original vaulted ceilings or segmented arched ceilings and beautiful fabrics and furnishings that are a mix of traditional designs and modern colors. The establishment also offers you start your day with breakfast served in the dining room. In the evening you can also enjoy a relaxing drink in the lovely bar/lounge area.
The hotel exists as an adaptive reuse project in what was most recently the Tariff Building and has served at different times as the General Post Office, and a Civil War Commissary. Constructed in 1839 and designed by architect Robert Mills, the building is the second significant Federal Building constructed after the Capitol in Washington. Large columns and an all marble and iron beam construction highlight this National Historic Register jewel which occupies and entire city block.
The lobby interior which emphasizes a conscious attempt to create tension between the old and new, swank and hip, serious and whimsical highlight a lobby with a hand-blown Italian glass chandeliers, and a bust of Thomas Jefferson facing the marble fireplace. Here you will find comfortable and stylish chairs and sofas where you can relax and enjoy complimentary morning coffee service and evening wine receptions.
Pets are allowed