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Venues in Washington, DC,
(202) 449-7013

About Us

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is a luxury boutique hotel and wedding venue conveniently located in the fashionable Penn Quarter district of the nation’s capital. This late 19th-century building was the original General Post Office for the city, and guests are sure to be won over by its historic charm. It has been renovated and features the finest modern amenities while remaining respectful of everything that makes this historical landmark so special. On a couple's wedding day, the Hotel Monaco team will provide superior service, attending to every detail of the celebration with warmth and professionalism.

Facilities and Capacity

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC offers contemporary event spaces that capitalize on the building’s grandeur, whilst bringing it into the 21st-century. The Paris Ballroom welcomes parties of up to 200 guests to an upscale setting for an evening of dining and dancing. The space once served as the U.S. Postmaster General's library, and to this day features bookcases between its full-length windows. Its 20-foot ceilings and stunning skylight welcome in ample natural light, brilliantly illuminating the space. The smaller Athens Room is available for an elegant cocktail hour and can host more intimate receptions The hotel is distinct in its historical architectural style which dates back to its origins in 1860, designed by notable architect Robert Mills of South Carolina. In each event space, this aesthetic has been expanded upon with playful touches and bold materials throughout. The hotel has two grand marble staircases, ideal for posing for wedding portraits. There are several nearby parks, national monuments that make great locations for a photoshoot, as well as synagogues, and churches for ceremonies.

Services Offered

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC’s staff provides expert guidance for weddings of all sizes and styles. Couples can work with the event coordination and culinary teams to create the perfect setting and menu for their special day. The executive chef’s preparations embrace organic produce, sustainable options, and locally sourced ingredients to provide guests with a culinary experience that is both healthy and delicious. On the day of the event, the staff is happy to help set everything up and to clean up after the party has ended.


Hotel Monaco provides over 180 rooms and suites for attendees to avail of. Couples are invited to upgrade their wedding experience to include a night in the Robert Mills Suite. This luxury room features a 72-inch clawfoot bathtub and exclusive amenities along with the turndown service. Waking up in the morning, they can enjoy a complimentary coffee and a newspaper before heading down for breakfast in the Dirty Habit restaurant.


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  • Hotel Monaco was the best choice my husband and I could have ever made for our wedding day. The location is superb; right next to a metro and surrounded by amazing things for guests to do before and after the wedding. The actual hotel is beautiful, a perfect mix of cool art deco design and classic D.C. design. I didn't hire a wedding planner or "day of" coordinator because the staff was so professional and on top of everything. I've never been to a wedding where food was brought out to every table at the same time-Hotel Monaco completely nailed it. Everyone raved about the food during the cocktail hour, dinner, and even the dessert was to die for. My husband and I plan on spending many anniversaries at Hotel Monaco because we had such a magical experience, most of which I can attribute to the amazing staff at the hotel. I wouldn't change a single thing and wish I could relive the day!!!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 19,100.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 10,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Pet Friendly

    What catering services do you offer?

    Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, June, July, August

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