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Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland

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Austin, Texas, United States
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

We stayed for 6 nights at Hotel Monaco. The hotel was nice, we didn't really get to partake in the extras the hotel offered but we were quite comfortable and looked forward to returning every night. Our room was quite despite being in the middle of downtown and super convenient to many attractions and bus stops. We would recommend it... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Monaco Portland and for the TripAdvisor review. I was sad to read that you were unable to take advantage of our "extras" but am glad that you had a comportable stay. I hope we have the pleasure of seeing you next time you were in Portland. Craig Thompson General Manager More 

Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Friendly staff and excellent amenities. I was impressed by the friendliness of all staff. Early morning tea and coffee in the main lounge was very convenient for clients who have to rush early. The evening free drinks with live piano entertainment in the exquisite retro lounge with open fire place was quite a novelty for us. The hotel is very... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Monaco Portland and for the nice comments about our staff, morning coffee and tea service, and complimentary evening wine reception. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will have the opportunity to stay with us again. Craig Thompson General Manager More 

Ogden, UT
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

Warning: the streets around the hotel are full of 20 yr old transients and you will be approached non stop for money. What a blight on this beautiful city. Now, on with the review. Let me start with the Rooms. As you have seen from pictures the decor is eccentric and eye catching. Floor to ceiling the colors, shapes and... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for the TripAdvisor review. I enjoyed reading the nice comments about our newly-decorated guestrooms. Thank you for staying at Hotel Monaco Portland and we hope you'll stay with us again in the not-too-distant future. Craig Thompson General Manager More 

Cary, Il
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

We booked our hotel and immediately became excited when we received an email from them asking about our preferences. A little over a week before our arrival I was sent an email from the front ask asking if we needed anything to make our stay more comfortable or if there was they could help us with. I asked for breakfast... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for the very nice TripAdvisor review. I was happy to read that our staff sent you an email prior to your arrival and that your response was followed-up by some sparkling wine and nice recommendations. I'm glad you had the opportunity to stay with us during Earth Week. Thank you for the feedback about the smoky smell in... More 

Richland, Washington
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

My husband and I really appreciate the Kimpton properties and so far all of our experiences have been very good ones! Last Friday my husband was trying to get home form the east coast and several delays caused him to make it to Portland instead of our home town. We decided to make an adventure out of my trip to... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Hotel Monaco Portland and for the nice comments about your stay with us. I'm glad that you were able to make the best of your husband's delayed return home. I'll be sure to share the nice feedback about Red Star Tavern with the restaurant manager and chef. Hopefully we'll see you next time you're in Portland.... More 

Seattle, WA
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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

The room was nice enough but I think overpriced. Staff very nice and we did get free valet parking which made the high price not so bad. Convenient location for walking to restaurants,saturday market,etc.

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Monaco Portland and for the nice comments about our staff. I was happy to read that you received complimentary parking. Thank you for the feedback about the price of our guestrooms. Our room rates change and are based on availability. Our room rates include complimentary coffee and tea in the morning as well as... More 

San Diego, CA
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

I have never recieved such impecable service from a hotel staff! I received an email a few days before my trip to see if there was anything they could set up in my room prior to arrival. At check-in Tim and Joe at the front desk spent a good 10 mins with us on a map showing us good places... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for the TripAdvisor review and for the nice comments about our staff. I agree that they are excellent. Thank you especially for the nice comments about Tim and Joseph. I'll be sure to share your feedback as I know they'll be pleased. Hopefully we'll see you again next time you're in Portland. Craig Thompson General Manager More 

Seattle
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Reviewed 25 April 2013

Great staff from check-in to check-out - they genuinely seem pleased to see you and go out of their way to be as welcoming and helpful as possible. Rooms are large and very comfortable - and there's always something interesting to look at. Excellent location - can walk to river front, Saturday market, Japanese and Chinese Gardens, Powell Books and... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your stay at Hotel Monaco on TripAdvisor. I enjoyed reading the nice comments about our staff. I agree that they are excellent. Spencer was recently promoted to Concierge and has been doing an excellent job. I'll be sure to share your comments with him as I know he'll be pleased. Thank you for staying and we... More 

New York City, New York
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43 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2013

I am becoming a big fan of Kimpton hotels. The guest manager contacted me beforehand to ask if there was anything the staff could help with. I asked for some suggestions on shopping and dining and her recommendations were perfect! I also mentioned it was a special weekend for my husband and I and they surprised us with a bottle... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

I'm happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Monaco Portland. I'm glad that our guest services staff contacted you and arranged for recommendations and a bottle on sparking wine. Thank you for joining our complimentary evening wine reception and I hope you have the opportunity to stay with us next time you're in Portland. Craig Thompson General... More 

Chicago
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48 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Note: This rating really should come in at 4.5 stars, but since I don't have that option I'm giving it 5. I was generally very impressed with Hotel Monaco and the charming, pleasant, and helpful front desk and valet staff. I spent 4 nights in a king deluxe room, which was quite large and comfortable. As an "in touch" Kimpton... More 

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Craig T, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland, responded to this review

Thank you for staying at Hotel Monaco Portland. I was happy to read that you enjoyed our service and staying on our hypo-allergenic floor. Thank you for the feedback about the hiccups that you experienced with day-trip planning and directions to Washington Park. I have shared your review with our Front Office Manager and together we will work with our... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 4-diamond Hotel Monaco Portland, a Kimpton Hotel, offers an ideal sanctuary in downtown Portland, Oregon. Centered in the city’s cultural hub, this luxury hotel was named as one of the world’s Top 500 Hotels by Travel + Leisure magazine and is honored by TripAdvisor travelers as a Top 25 Hotel in the U.S. in 2012 (#9). Enter this unique boutique hotel and enter a world where everyone is warmly welcomed and pampered. Adjacent to the hotel is what some say is downtown Portland’s best restaurant, Red Star Tavern & Roast House. ... more   less 

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Address: 506 SW Washington, Portland, OR 97204
Region: United States > Oregon > Portland > Downtown
Price Range: $238 - $531 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland 4.5*
Number of rooms: 221
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Portland
#1 Family Hotel in Portland
#2 Spa Hotel in Portland
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