Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco In Portland, Oregon

Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon |
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I have visited and spent a good chunk of time in Portland as of late and have stayed at a handful of hotels downtown. I’ve stayed at Kimpton hotels in the past in California and Chicago and was again impressed with my recent stay at Kimpton Hotel Monaco.

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When I arrived at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco, the doorman lets me know I could drive down into the underground parkade where they could help me with my bags and valet my car. Immediately I noticed bicycles with a sign that said free use for hotel guests. It wasn’t warm enough for me to go for a ride, but this would be perfect for guests who come during warmer months since Portland is so bicycle friendly.

I took the elevator upstairs to check in, which was a very simple process. I arrived shortly before the complimentary happy hour for guests. I scoped out my room and then immediately went downstairs for a drink. They had red and white wine or craft beer to choose from.

After happy hour, I walked down the road to have some happy hour at a restaurant I’ve been meaning to try. Kimpton Hotel Monaco is right in the heart of downtown Portland and walking distance to amazing restaurants and shops. After dinner, I went back to my room to do a bit of work and relax in my comfortable room.

Check out for the hotel room was not till noon, so I had all morning to enjoy the comfort of my room. I had a corner suite so I had a huge window and amazing light. Complimentary tea and coffee are available near the lobby but you know I’m a crazy coffee fiend, so I walked a couple blocks over to a popular coffee shop.  I grabbed a coffee and something small to nibble on for breakfast so I could spend more time in the room.

Here are some photos of the hotel and my suite:

Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon

Sitting or living room where guests have happy hour or can do some work on their laptop, etc.

Hotel Monaco Portland

This is where I was happy during happy hour

Hotel Monaco Portland

Hotel Monaco Portland

They have Christmas spirit at Kimpton!

Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon

My suite

Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon

Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon

Hotel Monaco in Portland Oregon

My comfy bed!

Hotel Monaco Portland

Wait did you guys know that I love bathrobes?!! I loved the Kimpton’s. This was robe #1!

Hotel Monaco Portland

Doing a bit of work in bed in robe #2. I could have done this forever!

What I loved about Kimpton Hotel Monaco:
  • Walking distance to Pioneer Square, the waterfront, Powells Books, coffee shops, other great restaurants, and shopping
  • Free wifi (if you join their Karma rewards program you have free wifi on all devices)
  • spacious suites
  • free bicycles to use
  • gym
  • a restaurant downstairs / room service
  • complimentary happy hour (who doesn’t love free drinks!)
  • dog-friendly (while I don’t have a pet, I know lots of people do and travel with them)
  • good bathroom amenities – so handy when only traveling with carry-on due to liquid limits
  • fluffy bathrobes
  • I’m a sucker for linens and theirs are by Frette (I’m a little bougie…I know!)
  • separate living room area – great if you’re traveling with friends or partners to have some separate space
  • closet and safe
  • fun decor
  • big windows for natural light

I don’t have any complaints about my stay. I only stayed one night, but everything was great. I’ve stayed with the Kimpton before in other locations and everything was up to par. I’m definitely a fan and would stay at Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland again on future visits.

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**Disclaimer: Many thanks to Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Portland for hosting my stay. As always opinions are my own.

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