Kimpton Hotel Monaco, Best Boutique Hotel in Salt Lake City – A Hotel Review

If you’re looking for one of the best boutique hotels in Salt Lake City, look no further than the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City. This hotel has a great location in downtown Salt Lake City and includes a number of great features to help you get the most out of your stay in Salt Lake City.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Boutique Hotel

We spent 2 nights here and put together this Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City review to help you decide whether this Salt Lake City boutique hotel is the right fit for your next trip to Salt Lake City.

Disclaimer:  Our stay at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City was provided courtesy of the hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and as always, all our opinions on this Salt Lake City boutique hotel and what to do are our own. Please note that some of the links in the below article are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, we earn a commission if you make a purchase. Click here for the full disclosure statement. Thank you for supporting the businesses that support us!

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Location

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City is conveniently located in downtown Salt Lake City, close to Main Street, with many popular bars, restaurants, and entertainment just a short walk away. The hotel is under a fifteen minute drive from Salt Lake City International Airport.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Sign

The Kimpton Salt Lake City does not provide shuttle service, as is typical for all downtown Salt Lake City hotels. Taxis are readily available at Salt Lake City airport, as are the popular rideshare apps Uber and Lyft.

If you don’t have private transportation organized, a rental car is also a great option. All major brands are located at Salt Lake City International Airport, and having a rental car is a great way to explore on your own and visit the area around Salt Lake City and further afield in the state of Utah.

RentalCars.com is a great site to use to compare all of the different rental cars available at Salt Lake City International Airport to find the best deal. At the Kimpton Salt Lake City, valet parking is available for $26 USD per night, plus taxes. The valet is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, fitting for a Salt Lake City boutique hotel. Nearby self-parking is also available in downtown Salt Lake City.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Arrival

When arriving at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, you drive up to the covered entrance where you will be greeted by the valet. Check-in is completed in the beautiful lobby area which has a fashionable design, and plenty of seating. The building that the Kimpton Hotel Monaco occupies, has in various forms been multiple banks and hotels over the past 150+ years. The design of the hotel, rooms, and restaurants, emphasizes this history, and focuses on distinct architectural details, while maintaining all of the modern amenities expected of a Salt Lake City boutique hotel.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Lobby
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Lobby

As we arrived during COVID-19 times, safety precautions were in place such as hand sanitizers and all of the staff were wearing face masks throughout our stay, as were most guests.

Check-in was completed quickly and easily, and we were soon off to the elevators and our assigned room.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Rooms

Rooms at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City are all located on the floors above the ground floor, where the lobby and restaurants are located. Before you arrive at your room though, take in the luxurious hallways, with a design that echoes the impressive lobby. The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City offers a number of hotel rooms and suites to match your travel style and needs on your trip to this Salt Lake City boutique hotel.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Hallway
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Hall

During our stay at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, we stayed in a Deluxe Guestroom with 1 King Bed on the top floor. The king-size bed was particularly comfortable, and the room had a grand and luxurious feeling to it. There is a desk for working, closet with bath robe and yoga mat, as well as a small bathroom with everything you need. The room also had a great view outside of downtown Salt Lake City.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Bed

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Amenities

Typical of a Salt Lake City boutique hotel, and the Kimpton brand, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City offers a number of amenities that you don’t usually find at more mainstream hotels.

To stay active, not only does the Kimpton Hotel Monaco have a 24-hour fitness center available, but it also provides yoga mats in every room, so you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your room to stay active. The hotel also has complimentary bikes available for use on a first-come first-serve basis so you can get out and explore Salt Lake City and get a little bit of exercise at the same time.

In the large lobby you can also find a number of fun games ready to be played, as well as reading material, and comfortable chairs to sit and relax in.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Games

One other unique boutique hotel style amenity is the complimentary overnight shoe shine service. Lastly, if you’re traveling with your pet, the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City is pet friendly, where pets stay free of charge.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Dining

Bambara is the flagship restaurant at the Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, serving up modern American fare. Bambara is located in a beautiful area of the hotel which used to be a historic bank. The towering ceilings and arched windows provide a great vibe where you can enjoy breakfast and dinner on select nights of the week.

Check on the restaurant website for opening hours before your visit. Bambara is a great place to dine any night of the week, but becomes especially busy and popular for those visiting the nearby theatre.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Elevator

If you’re looking for a beautifully crafted cocktail before or after dinner, head to The Vault. This intimate bar and lounge is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of work or exploring Salt Lake City.

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City has hot coffee and tea available every morning from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the lobby for all guests.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Conclusion

The Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City is the perfect Salt Lake City boutique hotel for your next trip to the city. The hotel has an extremely convenient downtown location, has luxurious and stylish touches everywhere you look, and includes some great bonus amenities as a boutique hotel. We would recommend the Kimpton Hotel Monaco to anyone that is looking for a great place to stay in Salt Lake City, no matter why they are traveling to the area.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City Boutique Hotel

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