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Festive Freebies, Hotel Upgrades and Seasonal Sips for Travelers
DENVER, Jan. 29, 2010 – Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Denver is inviting travelers to snuggle up and “Let the Sparks Fly” this winter with a brand-wide campaign full of merriment, now through March 31, 2010.  Step into the Hotel Monaco Denver to warm up and wind down with classic winter treats and festive freebies, in addition to being able to book a special, value-driven “Spark Winter Fun” package.  Travelers can cozy up to the fire in the living room-style lobby with:
Light Me Upgrades: Guests can ask to play the “Light Me Up” game at check-in to answer a trivia question for a free upgrade base! d on availability.
Seasonal Sips: Travelers can warm up with complimentary classic treats such as hot chocolate with marshmallows and hot apple cider daily from 2 – 4 p.m. in the hotel lobby.
Winter Wonderland Wine Hour: When the weather outside is frightful, guests can savor complimentary seasonal bites with a glass of red or white at wine hour each night.
Sparks in the City: In-the-know hotel concierge will offer “City SPARK Lists” with top picks for where to wine and dine to rekindle friendships, fire up romance or spend time with loved ones in the Denver area.
Play Time: Competitors can get ready for the Winter Olympics by challenging friends and family to test their skills with winter Wii games and Trivial Pursuit during the complimen! tary wine hour nightly.
Spirited Sparks: Guests can choose to “Spark Your Desire” or “Spark Your Spirit” with seasonal cocktails created at the Hotel Monaco Denver’s Panzano Restaurant.
Travelers on the lookout for ways to embrace the season can book the “Spark Winter Fun” package, which includes:
Deluxe overnight accommodations
$25 food and beverage credit to use at adjacent Panzano Restaurant or for in-room dining
Complimentary in-room movie and popcorn
“Winter is the ideal time of year to lift guests’ spirits with fun seasonal treats that make their stay more memor! able,” said Von de Luna, Hotel Monaco Denver general manager.  “Whether our guests want a romantic retreat or family vacation, these unique perks add value to every stay.”

The Hotel Monaco Denver’s SPARK services and amenities and “Spark Winter Fun” package is based on availability now through March 31, 2010. Reservations can be made at and entering SPARK in the rate code box, or by calling 1-800-990-1303 and requesting the “Spark Winter Fun” package. 

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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 Hotel, 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, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton, the company 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 program that spans all hotels and restaurants. Privately held Kimpton has consistently earned high 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 the LEED registered Hot! el Palomar and LEED registered Square 1682 restaurant by Chef Guillermo Tellez in Philadelphia, PA, which opened in October 2009. Currently, projects are underway in New York City and Chicago. For more information, please visit or call 1-800-KIMPTON.

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