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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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165 reviews 165 reviews
47 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've stayed in a lot of Kimpton Hotels throughout the country but this was our first time at a "ground up" property. The location is quite good with easy access to the El as well as to River North dining and entertainment. The lobby seems a little dark and cramped but the adjacent "living room" with high ceilings and full... More 

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Chicago
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family of four stayed at the Palomar for our annual holiday weekend in the city. Our criteria for choosing the hotel included location, room for four in a room (we ended up with a luxury suite) and indoor pool. We were not disappointed. The room was enormous, extremely well maintained and very competitively priced. Beds have lovely linens and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful girls weekend in Chicago! Made that much more amazing by the wonderful people at Palomar. Loved the wine at 5:00 and sitting outside. Front desk service amazing thanks to Ben for dinner reservations on a busy friday night. And always felt like coming home with warm welcome.

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear vickiesue2, No, YOU’RE amazing! Seriously, thank you so much for all the kind words. I’m so glad that you enjoyed the wine hour, and our little tropical oasis out in the middle of winter. Pretty cool huh? Ben is definitely one of the best, and I’m glad he got you some good eats. Thank you once again for your... More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love that this four-star hotel offers personal touches like a hand written note with fresh fruit upon checkin. The hotel is cool and on point with downtown Chicago. I plan to stay here not only for business but for personal trips as well. They offer quick service if you forget something and the food at Sable is fantastic (try... More 

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear DebbraVerard, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a stellar review. We really do pride ourselves on the little things, and it’s so great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. And that sweet corn crème brulee? Just fantastic. It's been a personal favorite of mine since before I can remember, and now... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love the Palomar Chicago. It is such a great hotel. The location is awesome and the staff are friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Chicago! Kimpton hotels are some of my favorite across the US, but the ones in Chicago are all amazing. For me, the Palomar is my first choice.

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear japchicago1, Thank you for taking the time to post such a stellar review! We always love to hear that our guests enjoyed their stay, and we certainly appreciate such high praise. We thank you for your patronage, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Happy Holidays! Joseph Eames Front Office Manager – Palomar Chicago More 

Danville, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Palomar was an awesome place for our family to stay this past weekend for a mini-Christmas vacay. The first thing that stood out to us was how good the service was! We have young children and had a few needs for them, and the staff was very accommodating and helpful. The place was very clean, had a great pool,... More 

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Josh B, We love that YOU love this place! Thank you so much for such a kind and informative review of our property! As a courtesy to our potential guests, I would like to mention that the $10 credit is only available if the Kimpton Karma Rewards account is created prior to arrival. Otherwise our guests can still enjoy... More 

Millburn, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night on business, and enjoyed the stay. Free Happy Hour was a nice touch. the staff was very accommodating. The room was nice and quiet, which allowed for a good night sleep. I would stay again at a Kimpton, as the location was good, and the price was reasonable, in addition to the nice staff.

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lori A, Welcome to the Kimpton Family! I’m so happy to hear that you were able to join us for our wine hour, definitely one of our favorite offerings here at Palomar Chicago. I thank you for your business, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Happy holidays! Joseph Eames Front Office Manager – Palomar Chicago More 

Seattle, WA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in the Palomar on a Saturday and Sunday night earlier this month (Dec 2014). It was a great all-around experience. Easy location that is close to a lot of bars and restaurants, right around the corner from Nordstrom, a Starbucks on seemingly every block, walkable to all sorts of things. The hotel itself is pretty quiet and very... More 

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Inkylunasea, Thank you so much for such a great review! I’m so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! To answer your question about the Raid the Bar discrepancies, we place a higher value on this perk in a few cities like New York, where the prices on just about everything are a little higher. Thank... More 

Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Meeting a group of friends to enjoy good food, libations, and the One of A Kind Show. Palomar's staff is incredible. No matter time of day or where you were, the staff asked if there was anything they could assist with or was there anything to make your stay more enjoyable. Very accommodating with our large group. The daily wine... More 

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kimmydlig, Thank you so much for the kind words. We are certainly lucky to have the staff we do, and I'm so happy to hear that you and your group enjoyed your visit as a result. As always, we thank you for your patronage, and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Happy Holidays! Joseph Eames Front Office Manager... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Anytime I go places, the first thing I check is if there is a Kimpton hotel where I go! And every time I am lucky and there is a Kimpton property there, I know that I will have a wonderful stay no matter what! It is the most charming hotel chain which is so customer oriented that you can't even... More 

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GMPalChi, Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MYI&Tootsie, You are too kind! We are so thankful for your kind review, and of course your loyalty to Kimpton Hotels! It means so much to our entire staff to hear these kind words. We really pride ourselves on being the most loved hotel in Chicago, and it is amazing to hear it from our guests. Thank you once... More 

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Address: 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
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Hotel Class:4 star — Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 261
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