Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.

700 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20004 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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52 reviews
4.7 out of 5.0
For 120 Guests $17k - $21k
Guest capacity 120 to 210
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About Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.

The Hotel Monaco, a luxury boutique hotel is located in the fashionable Penn Quarter area, near to City Center, National Portrait Gallery, Capital One Center and other key attractions. This late 19th-century building was the original General Post Office for Washington DC. It has been renovated with the finest modern amenities while maintaining the historical charm of a grand historical landmark. On your most important wedding day, the Hotel Monaco team will provide superior service, while attending to every detail of your wedding celebration.

Venues and Capacity
The Hotel Monaco offers contemporary-appointed event venues, to include the Paris Ballroom with an expansive skylight, ideal for your wedding ceremony and dinner/dancing, with the Athens Room available for an elegant cocktail hour. The hotel is unique in its historical architectural style, dating back to its origins in 1860, designed by notable architect, Robert Mills of South Carolina. The hotel has two grand marble staircases, ideal for wedding portraits.Though, the hotel does not provide an outdoor ceremony location there are several nearby parks, National Monuments, synagogues, and churches available for your ceremony arrangements. The Paris Ballroom once served as the U.S. Postmaster General's Library, and to this day features bookcases and full-length windows to add to its historical charm.The twenty-foot-ceilings and stunning skylight offer grandeur and elegance to your wedding ambiance. The Paris Ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Services Offered
The Hotel Monaco team provides expert guidance for weddings of all sizes and styles. You will work with the event coordination and culinary teams to create the perfect setting and menu for your special day. Our Executive Chef’s preparations embrace organic produce, sustainable options, and locally sourced ingredients to provide your guests with a culinary experience that is both healthy and delicious. All elements of your wedding, from the floor diagrams to our handcrafted desserts, are designed to support your wedding day vision.

Accommodations
Hotel Monaco provides over 180 rooms and suites for your guests to enjoy through the wedding weekend. Couples are invited to upgrade their wedding experience to include a night in our Robert Mills Suite. This luxury room features a 72” claw foot tubs and exclusive amenities along with the turndown service.

Other perks of staying at Hotel Monaco include:

  • Complimentary morning coffee and tea
  • Brunch and Dinner restaurant service provided by Dirty Habit
  • In-room spa services
  • Luxury bath amenities and yoga mat provided
  • On-site 24-hour fitness center and public bike rentals
  • Full concierge and select business services
  • Overnight laundry, valet, and shoeshine services
  • Complimentary morning newspaper service
Ceremony Paris Ballroom
Ceremony Paris Ballroom
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Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.
Exterior View
Exterior View
Paris Ballroom Ceremony
Paris Ballroom Ceremony
First Look
First Look
Paris Ballroom Reception
Paris Ballroom Reception
Grand Staircase
Grand Staircase
Grand Corridor
Grand Corridor
President Wallpaper
President Wallpaper
Grand Corridor
Grand Corridor
Paris Ballroom First Dance
Paris Ballroom First Dance
Our honorary pets
Our honorary pets
Grand Corridor
Grand Corridor
Floral Arrangements
Floral Arrangements
Exterior Sign Hotel Monaco
Exterior Sign Hotel Monaco
Ceremony Paris Ballroom
Ceremony Paris Ballroom
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Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.
Exterior View
Exterior View

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52 Reviews for Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.

Recommended by 93% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.6
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.6
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    Emily · Married on 04/06/2019

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Highly recommend Hotel Monaco!

    Having our wedding at the Hotel Monaco was one of the best decisions we could have made! The event coordination team is incredibly professional and took care of all the details during the weekend. Buddee is great to work with and helped us to think through all the details and then worked with our vendors to make sure the day went off without a hitch. We loved the space and the affordability and coordination efforts exceeded our expectations.

    Sent on 05/05/2019
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    Sherri · Married on 04/21/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
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    We held our wedding ceremony and reception at the Hotel Monaco. The Monaco was the perfect venue. I fell in love with the beautiful skylight in the room and the uniqueness of the hotel. Our chuppah was under the skylight, and it was just perfect with the natural light shining through during the ceremony. Guests loved the food, saying it was the best wedding food they had ever had, especially the beef. The dessert was also delicious!
    The night went by seamlessly thanks to Buddee. He is extremely organized and knows exactly what he is doing. I trusted him completely throughout the wedding planning process. It was truly a perfect day thanks to Buddee and the incredible staff at the Monaco.

    Sent on 06/16/2018

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Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$16,935 - $20,890
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Pet Friendly
  • Accommodations
  • Catering Services
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens

Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. Price Rates

Hotel Monaco Washington D.C. FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 19,100.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 16,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 210
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 120
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Historic Building, Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Pet Friendly
  • What catering services do you offer? Cocktail Reception, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Dance Floor, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, June, July, August

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  • 700 F Street NW Washington, District of Columbia, 20004 See on map
    202-568-8236 (Phone number)

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