$143 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: May 3, 2015 Check-out: May 4, 2015

Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

4 stars
View map of 433 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.6
out of 5
47 reviews
Night out on the town

Local to Philadelphia, but stayed here for a night out on the town. It was great! Perfect location,... See full review

  • Jason from Philly
  • Jan 20, 2015
Close to perfect

Very pricey by my standards, but not in comparison to other hotels of comparable downtown location... See full review

  • Ronkley
  • Oct 23, 2014
Across the street from Philadelphias iconic Liberty Bell is the Hotel Monaco. Built in 1906 the historic Lafayette building has been renovated and refurbished in the prestigious Old City section of Center City. The new Hotel Monaco Philadelphia features Red Owl Tavern a 125-seat chef-driven restaurant and bar and Stratus Rooftop Bar and Lounge which is a spacious rooftop bar overlooking Independence Park.

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Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel Rooms

Double Double Deluxe Room
Double Double Deluxe Room with 2 beds 316 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Majestic Suite
Majestic Suite with 1 King bed is 1366 Sq. Ft. iHome Etro bath amenities.
Parkview King Accessible Room
Parkview King Accessible Room with 1 King 330 Sq. Ft. iHome Etro bath amenities.
Parkview Queen Queen Accessible
Parkview Queen Queen Accessible room with 2 beds is 350 Sq. Ft. iHome
King Spa Accessible Room
King Spa Accessible room with 1 King bed is 410 Sq. Ft. iHome Etro bath amenities.
One Bedroom Accessible Suite
One Bedroom Accessible Suite with 1 King bed 640 Sq. Ft. iHome Etro bath amenities.
Majestic Parlor
Majestic Parlor with pullout sofa bed is 1366 Sq. Ft. iHome Etro bath amenities.
King Deluxe Room
King Deluxe room with 1 King bed is 294 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Parkview King Room
Parkview King room with 1 King bed 330 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Queen Queen Deluxe Room
Queen Queen Deluxe room with 2 beds 358 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Parkview Queen Queen Room
Parkview Queen Queen Room with 2 beds 348 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
King Spa Room
King Spa room with 1 King bed is 414 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Corner King Spa Room
Corner King Spa Room with 1 King bed 464 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Deluxe One Bedroom Suite
Deluxe One Bedroom Suite with 1 King bed 640 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.
Corner One Bedroom Suite
Corner One Bedroom Suite with 1 King bed 655 Sq. Ft. iHome C.O. Bigelow bath amenities.

Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
Air conditioned
No smoking rooms/facilities
Pet friendly
Elevators
24 hour security
Activities
Fitness Center
Jacuzzi
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Continental breakfast
Restaurant
24 hour room service
Room service
Meal plan - continental
Services
24 hour front desk
Business center
Maid service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
Security
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Porters
Conference facilities
Audio visual equipment
Conference suite
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Accessible facilities
Accessible rooms
Accessible parking
Room
Television with cable
Safe
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Fire alarm with light
Electronic door locks
Iron
Ironing board
International direct dial
Smoke detectors
Sprinklers in rooms
Bath tub

Nearby points of interest

  • Independence Hall: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.1 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.1 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.2 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.2 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.3 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.3 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.2 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.2 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.4 mi
  • Independence Hall: 0.1 mi
  • National Museum of American Jewish History: 0.1 mi
  • Liberty Bell Center: 0.1 mi
  • Independence National Historical Park: 0.2 mi
  • Christ Church: 0.2 mi
  • Arden Theatre Company: 0.3 mi
  • National Constitution Center: 0.3 mi
  • Fireman's Hall: 0.4 mi
  • Masonic Temple: 0.9 mi
  • Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts: 0.9 mi
  • Walnut Street Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • Rittenhouse Square: 1.2 mi
  • Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul: 1.2 mi
  • Rosenbach Museum and Library: 1.4 mi
  • The Franklin Institute: 1.5 mi
  • The Barnes Foundation: 1.5 mi
  • Mutter Museum: 1.5 mi
  • Rodin Museum: 1.6 mi
  • Eastern State Penitentiary: 1.8 mi
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art: 2.1 mi
  • The Palestra: 2.2 mi
  • Liacouras Center: 2.2 mi
  • Penn Museum: 2.3 mi
  • University of Pennsylvania: 2.3 mi
  • Philadelphia Zoo: 3.1 mi
  • Citizens Bank Park: 3.1 mi
  • Veterans Stadium: 3.5 mi
  • Lincoln Financial Field: 3.5 mi
  • Wells Fargo Center: 3.6 mi
  • Philadelphia Cruise Terminal: 3.8 mi
  • Please Touch Museum: 3.8 mi
  • Morris Arboretum: 10.7 mi
  • Franklin Field: 2,457.9 mi
  • Hagan Arena: 3,715 mi

Dining

Red Owl Tavern
Red Owl Tavern a main floor 125-seat chef driven restaurant and bar with expansive outdoor seating. Red Owl Tavern is Philadelphias 1st indie-modern steakhouse. It incorporates a gourmet deli and butcher shop concept highlighted by hand crafted sandwich
Stratus
Our rooftop lounge Stratus offers seasonal cuisine and handcrafted cocktails as the most picturesque part of the city unfolds before you. Open daily from 1130am to 2am with Happy Hour daily from 3pm to 6pm.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

Ratings and reviews for Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Overall score

4.7 / 5
5.01.0
7 out of 47
Amenities:
4.3
Cleanliness:
4.7
Hotel staff:
4.9
Comfort:
4.4
Location:
5
Value:
4

100% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ronkley
Business
East Winthrop, Maine
Oct 23, 2014

Close to perfect

Very pricey by my standards, but not in comparison to other hotels of comparable downtown location in a major city. Perfect location for any historically-oriented visitor! An exhaust fan in the bathroom and a second chair in the room would have been appreciated. Seven pillows per bed was overkill -- more of a logistical problem than a luxury touch. Afternoon complimentary wine was a wonderful after-work or after-touristing touch. Every aspect of service was gracious, efficient, friendly and unobtrusive. The in-house "Red Owl Tavern" provides excellent menu offerings. For the budget-minded, there are multiple low-cost dining options within a five-minute walk. I would definitely choose this location again if visiting Philly.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
VegasAce
Business
Las Vegas, NV
Aug 31, 2014

Favorite Hotel in Philly So Far

My work takes me to Philly 2x per month and for the last 3+ months I've tried a different hotel each time...until I stayed at Monaco. Since then, I've never stayed anywhere else. Amazing staff, room , location, and amenities. By far one of my fav hotels on the planet...and I do a lot of traveling.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: In Hotel

Rooftop lounge/nightclub is one of the hot spots in Philly and you don't even have to leave your hotel !!

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Review of Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
SFLM
Business
SF, CA
Jun 7, 2014

wish I did not have to leave

This is just a happy nice place to be. The staff were welcoming and accommodating, the room was lovely and comfortable... the gym is great, loved being able to grab coffee and NYT.. love the Owl Tavern....

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

go see the BELL! Don't miss Talula's for great organic, vegey dining & good wine list and very nice people

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
full time Working Mom
Business
Michigan
Jul 11, 2013

Best area to stay!

The hotel was amazing. The staff was always there to help with the bags or anything we needed. It was right in the heart of the historical district. The only think that would of made it more enjoyable would be a coffee pot in the room. The room had everything from fuzzy socks, robes, free use umbrella to pure luxury but no coffee. It was free if you went down to the lobby. I would recommend this hotel to all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
jbiddle1993
Business
Monticello, Indiana
Jul 3, 2013

Business Traveler with Family

This hotel was convenient to the historical sites of Philadelphia. It was also within walking distance of the convention center to make this a good blend of taking the family on a business trip and providing activities for the kids throughout the day while I am at work.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Very close to history...it's right outside the window.

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Review of Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Ctwoodring
Business
Boston
May 11, 2013

Spend more time

The only negative to my stay at the Monaco, is that I could not stay longer. This hotel is perfectly situated in Old City and an easy walk to Walnut St where there are lots of restaurants and shops. Ask for Rashid, he knows Philly but one if his talents is shining shoes. It's free which is rare. Tip him well. The folks at the Monaco are great; terrific service.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

Check out the roof top bar. The restaurant is great.

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Review of Monaco Philadelphia a Kimpton Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Mattie SF
Business
San Franisco
Feb 11, 2013

Amazing decor, super friendly people

Would definitely stay at this place again. Staff greets you warmly. Was even given a hot toddy while we were waiting to check in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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