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Preserving Our Planet

Green + Sustainable Hotel in Washington, DC

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Preserving Our Planet

Green + Sustainable Hotel in Washington, DC

Eco-friendly is part of who we are

We're lucky enough to welcome you to our nation's capital, a district defined by its historic waterways and natural features. The city itself was designed around the Potomic River, blending seamlessly into an urban landscape of monuments, museums and governmental buildings. Natural beauty surrounds us everywhere, from our iconic cherry blossom trees to sprawling hiking trails in Rock Creek Park.

With Mother Nature revealing her gifts to us every day, we wanted to find a way to return the favor. And so we set to work making our boutique hotel as environmentally friendly as humanly possible.

Let's take a peek into the green practices at Kimpton Monaco Washington, DC.

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Sun Salutation

Our rooftop solar panels harness light and heat from the sun to power your stay. 20% of the hotel's power comes from solar.

Sustainability District Badge

Certified Sustainable

Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC was awarded membership in Destination DC's Sustainability District program.

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Efficiency Shines

At our hotel in DC with LED lights, all light fight fixtures in our guestrooms, corridors and public spaces use energy-efficient LED bulbs.


Smart Air

Guestroom HVAC units filter fresh outdoor air to create a comfortable atmosphere. Units are energy efficient to optimize heating and cooling in guestrooms and event spaces, which limits unnecessary energy expenditure.

Atelier Bloem Products

Better by Volume

Every bathroom uses large, refillable shampoo, conditioner and shower gel amenities by Atelier Bloem, eliminating the disposal of small plastic bottles. Love the products? Have a bottle or a set delivered to your doorstep.


Recycling and Composting

At Kimpton Monaco DC, guess what happens to all the paper, plastics, glass, cardboard, crates, pallets and other materials that can be recycled or composted? They get recycled or composted. Not sent to the landfill.


Farm Fresh

We source nearby farms and other food purveyors to reduce the carbon emissions of long-haul travel and to support our local economy. The bonus to you, our guest, is incredibly fresh cuisine.

Local Souvenirs

Visit the front desk for locally sourced merchandise from nearby vendors for the same reason — to reduce carbon emissions and support local businesses.


Go with the Flow

Even our toilets are in the sustainability game. We've installed low-flow, low-flush commodes to conserve water.


Clean The World

Thanks to our partnership with Clean the World, unused portions of our bar soaps don't get tossed into the trash. Instead, Clean the World recycles them to provide hygiene kits for impoverished communities worldwide, as well as areas recovering from natural disasters.

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Coffee Cup

Nespresso Nirvana

Our in-room Nespresso machines make java lovers rejoice. Not only do you get the perfect individual serving of coffee, saving water and waste, but our hotel also participates in the Nespresso capsule recycling program.


What is a green or sustainable hotel?

A green, sustainable or eco-friendly hotel, such as Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC, aims to reduce our environmental impact through various methods, including reducing waste + recycling where possible. Read more about our eco-friendly practices above.

What makes Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC an eco-friendly hotel?

Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC has several green practices in place to make each guest`s stay as environmentally friendly as possible. From energy-efficient LED bulbs throughout the hotel to our new rooftop solar panels.

How does Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC use sustainable practices to support the local economy?

Kimpton Hotel Monaco DC supports the local economy by sourcing ingredients from nearby farms for our restaurant, Dirty Habit, + we source our souvenirs from local vendors. This not only supports the local economy but also reduces carbon emissions. Read more about our sustainable practices above.