A modern boutique hotel set in a 19th-century marble building downtown the non-smoking pet-friendly Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC is a unique find within walking distance of the capital's top attractions. Despite its landmark setting in the 1839 Tariff Building the atmosphere at the Monaco is anything but stuffy. From the soaring ceilings to the eclectic and colorful furnishings the 183-room hotel provides a vibrant backdrop for a business or leisure stay. Guests enjoy complimentary morning coffee and hosted evening wine receptions in the lobby as well as a brasserie menu and impressive wine selection at the adjacent restaurant which offers 24-hour room service. Pets are also treated to special goodies and are welcome at no additional charge. Rooms feature vaulted 20-foot ceilings cable TVs plush robes and upscale toiletries honor bars with gourmet goodies and access to a menu of in-room spa treatments. The Monaco also features a 24-hour business center a third-floor fitness room with floor-to-ceiling windows and valet parking for an extra daily charge. The Monaco is in Washington's Penn Quarter district across from the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and just steps from the Verizon Center the International Spy Museum and the National Mall. The hotel is one block from the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro station and five blocks from the Metro Center station. Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is five miles away and Washington Dulles International Airport is 27 miles. our guests say that the "absolutely gorgeous" Monaco features a "great" location "within walking distance" of the National Mall shopping restaurants and bars as well as an "amazing" "well-trained" staff.