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Emerald Living Room

Enlivening the Emerald Living Room


All Together Now

Located in the bustling Penn Quarter neighborhood steps from many of the District’s top attractions, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco is launching some new, one-of-a-kind experiences in our signature green-hued living room. Since Bill Kimpton first began the nightly custom of hosted wine hours for hotel guests, the tradition now continues with our events that encourage guests and locals to come together and socialize through unique programming in our living-room style lobby and with snacks provided by the luxe restaurant + bar, Dirty Habit.

“Green Room at Hotel Monaco”

Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. relax after work in the deep-cushioned couches of the iconic, green living room. A changing roster of artists will play against the backdrop of the building’s rich history and elegant architecture. With musical performances ranging from contemporary jazz and Afrobeat repertoires to top-40 instrumental covers, guests will experience the art of sound while enjoying bites from our luxe restaurant + bar Dirty Habit.

“Salon Series” with Historical Society of Washington DC

We are proud to collaborate with the Historical Society of Washington DC to bring the community-building “Salon Series” to the hotel’s historic living room Wednesday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The new series celebrates local culture of the nation’s capital through lively guided discussions, vintage photography, and exciting history trivia about the story behind the District and its people as presented by the staff of the DC History Center. Our “Salon Series” is open to the public and free to attend, with donations suggested to benefit the Historical Society of Washington DC’s mission to make local history accessible to the public and promote a sense of identity, place, and pride in Washington.

Lobby Coffee & Cocktail Bar

In addition to our complimentary drip coffee and tea service for hotel guests in the living room every morning, we have also opened a coffee bar in the hotel’s living room library space for those wanting an upgraded coffee experience. From 6:00 to 11:00 a.m. daily, we invite everyone to start their day with nitro cold brew, lattes, cappuccinos and other espresso beverages for purchase from La Colombe Coffee Roasters.

Tuesday through Friday at 5:00 p.m., the library coffee bar transforms into an intimate cocktail lounge serving signature highballs and light bites from the hotel’s sleek restaurant and bar Dirty Habit. Classic cocktail choices include the DH Old Fashioned made with Old Forester Bourbon, demerara sugar, cocktail bitters and, lemon oil and the Rice ‘N Roses, a vodka and sake drink infused with lychee, rose, and almond notes.