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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • All rooms, plus the lobby, were recently renovated
  • CAA 4-Diamond hotel near the Mag Mile and Millennium Park
  • Includes many fun (and free) Kimpton brand perks

96%
"This is an amazing place to stay, steps away from the Riverwalk. The hotel itself is so chic and unique with yoga mats provided in the room along with videos to follow flows on tv. They also provide complimentary wine every evening from 5 to 6 which for me, in itself payed for the room. The ambiance and service are unmatched, I would not even think about staying anywhere else when I return to Chicago."
Camille
Aug 17, 2019 - Old Bridge, NJ, USA
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Overview

Located where the Mag Mile meets the Chicago River, the CAA 4-Diamond Hotel Monaco offers “a mix of Art Deco elegance and bright, quirky boutique flair” that makes it “one of the city’s best boutiques” (Oyster.com). 

Every room and suite was renovated in early 2019 -- with the River View rooms still featuring the bay windows that are the Monaco's signature -- adding new tufted headboards, 55-inch flat-screen TVs with streaming capabilities, Bluetooth-compatible alarm clocks and updated Wi-Fi (free for IHG Rewards Club members). Bathrooms feature marble accents and rainfall showerheads.

Guests are privy to all the fun perks that come along with a Kimpton stay: a nightly wine hour plus a new nightcap service curated by the hotel's Fisk & Co. restaurant. There's also complimentary coffee and tea each morning in the lobby, a yoga mat in every room and pet-friendly rooms with no extra fees (the concierge can even arrange a professional dog walker for an extra fee). 

Fisk & Co. serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, but the focus is on Belgian bistro-inspired cuisine, specifically four kinds of mussels and frites plus a wide variety of beers (and don't miss the US$1 oysters during happy hour on Monday-Friday). The Monaco isn't quite a riverfront hotel -- you're about half a block away -- but some rooms do have river views. It's also a great location for exploring the Mag Mile, the Loop and Millennium Park, as you're right in the middle of all three. 

Amenities

General

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • Extra beds (fees apply)
  • 100% smoke-free

Services Babysitting available for a fee. Services must be arranged in advance. 

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bike rental
  • Concierge service
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • ATM

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV
  • iPod/iPhone docking station

Internet

  • Internet access (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries
  • Bathtub or shower

Parking

  • Valet service (fees apply)

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible restaurant
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Policies

Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

Children and additional guests: Children 18 and under stay free of charge when using existing bedding.
Crib/Pack 'n Play available upon request: free of charge.
Extra bedding available upon request: US$25 plus tax, per night.
Extra guest charges will apply as follows:
US$20 plus tax per night for older children and adults.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request: free of charge.

Fees: Valet service fee: US$58 plus tax per day.
High-Speed Wi-Fi fee: US$12.99 plus tax per day.

Note: If you sign up to join IHG Rewards standard, Wi-Fi is free. This rewards program is free to join.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Have a Question? Contact Travelzoo.

Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

96%
Enjoyed This
(26 Member Ratings)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for Hotel Monaco Chicago (Kimpton Hotels) over the past 15 months.
4.7 Ambiance
4.9 Location
4.7 Rooms
4.8 Quality of Service
4.5 Value for the Money
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Enjoyed Most
This is an amazing place to stay, steps away from the Riverwalk. The hotel itself is so chic and unique with yoga mats provided in the room along with videos to follow flows on tv. They also provide complimentary wine every evening from 5 to 6 which for me, in itself payed for the room. The ambiance and service are unmatched, I would not even think about staying anywhere else when I return to Chicago.
Camille Aug 17, 2019 Old Bridge, NJ, USA
Other Comments
Front desk did not have reservation and were hesitant to honor Travelzoo booking.
Douglas Aug 03, 2019 Mission Viejo, CA, USA
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Staff very friendly
Kathleen Jul 23, 2019 Battle Creek, MI, USA
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Beautiful room and view. Great location great service
Mary Ann Jul 23, 2019 Cary, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
loved the river view and window seat
Julie Jul 08, 2019 Woodstock, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Weekend getaway. perfect location and very nicely renovated hotel.
Shaun Jul 08, 2019 Chillicothe, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Hotel is great but my travelzoo discount was not applied. I'm still waiting for charges to be reversed. I caught the error and pointed it out to front desk. They were nice and said they would correct it. Hopefully soon....as my credit card is still showing full price of room plus $100 deposit fee. Also, we were asked if we drank a hotel water from the basket. I said no. Front desk was nice and said they'd reverse the charge. I feel confident they will correct all billing errors. But until I see the correction post on my credit card I would tell others to be careful about booking them through Teavelzoo. Front desk said it's a new program for them. I just dont think they have glitches worked out yet. Once they do, it will be nice.
Jennifer Jul 02, 2019 Lutz, FL, USA
Enjoyed Most
The staff are excellent.
Tammy Jul 09, 2018 Port Byron, IL, USA
Enjoyed Most
Location is close to everything I enjoy!
Other Comments
Very accommodating they have free coffee in the morning and free wine in the evening they also allowed me for no additional cost to have a late check out!
Jennifer Jul 06, 2018 Kenosha, WI, USA
Enjoyed Most
Nice, clean, spacious rooms and window sill seats were the best For city watching
Karen Jul 04, 2018 Willowbrook, IL, USA

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