This boutique hotel occupies a marble building within walking distance from the Smithsonian, International Spy Museum and National Mall. Eclectic chic rooms feature splashes of colourful finishes and include plush bedding, fluffy bathrobes and modern comforts. After a day of sightseeing, linger over a French-inspired American meal in cosy booths or at the communal dining table at the renowned Poste Moderne Brasserie. This is a pet-friendly hotel, but for those without, a goldfish is available on request during your stay.
Why we recommend the Hotel Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel
- Boutique hotel in central location
- Near galleries, museums and shops
- Chic rooms with contemporary comforts
- French-inspired dining at the Brasserie
- In-house bikes available for guests
Attractions near the Hotel Monaco, a Kimpton Hotel
The Smithsonian Institute is the largest museum and research complex on the planet, only about 15 minutes from the hotel on foot. This impressive complex, which is made up of 19 museums and galleries, also houses the National Zoological Park and a handful of research facilities.
A highlight is certainly the American Art Museum, which boasts various folk art, sculptures, colonial art and modern day art. The American History Museum also has a spectacular collection. If you explore its interior, you can find the flag that inspired the American national anthem and the ruby slippers Judy Garland wore in the famous film The Wizard of Oz.
Chinatown and beyond
The bustling area of Chinatown is right on your doorstep. This is the perfect place for a wander, a spot of shopping and an excellent meal of authentic Chinese cuisine at a number of local restaurants. This precinct is also home to a diverse range of international culinary influences.
European-inspired food can be found on menus boasting exotic treats such as chocolate creme and truffled French fries and chilli. Don’t miss the chance to dine at the critic’s favourite Zaytinya. This popular restaurant showcases a delicious array of Greek, Lebanese and Turkish dishes.
|Laundry service||Wheel chair access in hotel|
|Health club or gym||Day spa|
|Parking cost applicable|
|Minibar (some rooms)||Air conditioning|
|Television||Microwave (some rooms)|
|Cable TV||Iron and ironing board|
|In room safe||Room service|
|Telephone||Tea and coffee making facilities|
|Internet (common wireless)||Non-smoking|