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Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

Hi Guys,

I would like to know what is the best kimpton hotel to stay in out of the two below:

The Argonaut or Hotel Monaco?

I am booking this as our final stop for our honeymoon in May next year for three nights and would like to know what hotel is best to stay at. What is good for location etc? I have no idea at the moment so any help would be helpful.

Cheers

Cawston22

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1. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

I would go with Monaco That's mostly based on walking by (haven't stayed at either one) and a preference for Union Square over Fisherman's Wharf (for lots of reasons).

That said, you won't go wrong with either of them and exactly what you plan to see/do might cause me to go the other way.

Hope this helps,

hlo

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Agree with hlo. If you want to stay at FW then go with the Argonaut but I would go with the Monaco.. The top questions compare the two areas

But just to make things more interesting please check out a rival hotel Vttale, at the Embarcadero and please see if you like that location and hotel

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3. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

I should add that I would also consider any difference in the room rates. Doubt there is a significant difference (and fuzzy on what would amount to "significant"), but that could sway me one way or the other a little too.

hlo

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4. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

Hi Guys,

Thank you for the input so far. It's always handy to get views from other people to help settle the mind. After comparing both areas i have to agree that The Monaco hotel offers a lot more being in Union Square compared to Fisherman's Wharf. No doubt both are great hotels but the area helps. Of course we will want to travel the Golden Gate Bridge and vist The Rock but that's ease travel across the city.

Cheers Guys

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I would also stay at the Monaco. It is a lovely hotel and very convenient to Union Square.and all of the kinds of public transportation.

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6. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

Thank you, 100% Monaco it is :-) can't wait a great hotel to end the honeymoon.

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7. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

Oh wait, honeymoon! In that case I'd change my mind and say . . . .

Just kidding, couldn't pass it up.

hlo

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Haha, i like you mate, that was a good one.

I will make sure to post a trip report after the honeymoon :)

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9. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

A Trip Report_____that's what we love to hear.

Good luck in may, you will enjoy your stay at the Monaco.

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10. Re: Which Kimpton Hotel? Help......

Trip Report ... yeah! And now we have a sticky to link them to!!