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Mile High Pride Package, Free Weekend Nights add up to Mile High Fun for the LGBT traveler


DENVER, June 17, 2009 – The Hotel Monaco De! nver, a Kimpton hotel, is in full gear for Pride Month in Denver, and in celebration is proudly offering guests their signature Mile High Pride package.  Additionally, the Hotel Monaco Denver is participating in Kimpton’s Summer of Pride promotion by offering a special “PRIDE” rate code for guests to receive a complimentary weekend night when they book two nights at the best available rate.  Available for travel from May 21 – September 27, 2009, Kimpton is spicing up the offer with the addition of a $50 dining credit for use at participating restaurants, adjacent to Kimpton hotels.  All new Kimpton InTouch loyalty members can also receive a complimentary, signature rainbow rubber duck; the theme for the 2009 Summer of Pride campaign.  For additional details, visit

The Hotel Monaco Denver’s Mile High Pride Package is designed for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT)! or allied traveler interested in luxurious and healthy relaxation.  The Mile High Pride Package includes deluxe accommodations and several special amenities, including:

  • Bottle of wine from our 'wines of the world' collection, featuring a new vineyard and region each month.
  • $50 dining certificate to Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille
  • Guide to local cultural attractions, and local guide to LGBT hot spots
  • 5% of room rate donated to Human Rights Campaign

Rates for the Mile High Pride Package start at $229 per night, based on availability, and also include a complimentary wine reception from 5-6 p.m. each night as well as morning coffee and tea service in the hotel’s living room, daily newspaper delivered to the room, 24-hour access to in-house fitness roo! m, standard high speed wired and wireless internet access and a goldfish companion delivered to the room, upon request.  

The Hotel Monaco Denver’s parent company, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, has received a perfect score of 100% in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index since 2004, in large part due to the non-Pride-month efforts the company makes. .  In 2008, Kimpton became the only company in which all hotels were members of the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA).  All hotels are TAG approved and Kimpton was recently named as one of the ten best companies by LGBT employees by The Advocate magazine and named to Fortune's 2009 "100 Best Companies to Work For" list.

Additionally, the Hotel Monaco Denver offers domestic partner benefits (medical, leave, discounts and more) to all employees and is an active member of the Denver Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.

For mo! re information or reservations, please visit, or call 800-990-1303.

Kimpton’s Summer of Pride rate code is available from May 21 - September 27, 2009.  Use the rate code “PRIDE” to receive a free weekend night when booking two nights at the best available rate and a $50 dining credit per stay.  Some restrictions apply, based on availability.  To book this offer, or become a Kimpton InTouch member, please visit or call 1-800-KIMPTON. 

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A sophisticated and stylish hotel in downtown Denver, the AAA Four-Diamond rated Hotel Monaco invites guests to indulge their senses while having some “Mile High Fun.”  A boutique hotel offering eclectic charm and worldly sophistication, the Hotel Monaco, a pet-friendly Kimpton Hot! el, is within easy walking distance of all the urban adventures that today's downtown Denver offers. Combined with the hotel's refreshingly daring, rich and bold interiors, guests enjoy modern hotel accommodations, complimentary nightly wine hour, themed suites, and one of the best restaurants in Denver – Panzano.  Voted one of the "Top 500 Best Hotels in the World" by Travel & Leisure and one of Conde Nast’s “Gold List,” the Hotel Monaco has 189 rooms and 3,600 square feet of meeting space in the heart of downtown Denver.  For more information, call 800-990-1303 or visit

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US and Canada, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America.  Founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton, the co! mpany is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and having a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Each hotel provides a range of exciting culinary experiences through locally-loved, top-rated, destination, chef-driven restaurants.  Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare programs that span all hotels and restaurants. Privately held Kimpton has consistently earned the highest ranking customer satisfaction scores by the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, exceeding other hotel companies including those in luxury and upscale segments. Among the company’s newest properties are Lorien Hotel & Spa and restaurants BRABO by Robert Wiedmaier and BRABO Tasting Room in Alexandria, VA, which opened in February 2009.  Currently, projects are underway in New York City, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore and Chicago. For more information, please visit www.! or call 1-800-KIMPTON

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