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The historic Hotel Monaco Washington DC in Penn Quarter

Hotel Monaco Washington DC: A Landmark Penn Quarter Boutique Hotel

Beautiful both inside and out, Hotel Monaco is housed in Washington DC's original General Post Office and Tariff Building. Designed by Robert Mills, the architect of the US Capitol and the Washington Monument, the building is treasured as a National Historic Landmark.

Hotel Monaco Washington DC proudly shines in Penn Quarter, a neighborhood rich in history and historic architecture. Our boutique hotel highlights both the building's classic style and the exuberant spirit of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, infusing features such as a marble structure and vaulted ceilings with warmth, charm and comfort.

After extensive restoration, our hotel opened its doors in 2002—over a century after Robert Mills laid its cornerstone. In 1839, construction of this historic building began, enhanced in 1842 with an extension designed by Thomas Walter, yet another renowned architect of the era. Following construction delays imposed by the American Civil War, the building was finally completed in 1866 and stood as one of the most stylistically advanced structures of its day. It now enjoys new life.

Hotel Monaco Washington DC celebrates both our nation's past and its dynamic future. One flows into another as you walk the hallways, dine at Poste Brasserie and settle ever so comfortably into your guestroom.