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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

#10 of 177 Hotels in Chicago
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505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Estoril, Portugal
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, rooms and staff make the difference for this hotel. Metro station two steps from the hotel. By the way, I stayed at room 1601 and the views are spectacular. There is one downsize I can't help mention: it receives a lot of noise from the streets! Chicago is night life is awesome and you will discover the room's... More 

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Foggtraveller
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first stay at a Kimpton hotel and the Palomar did not disappoint. Good location right in the heart of things. Staff were attentive and helpful. Rooms clean and ours was lovely and quiet. The breakfast was fresh each morning we had a lovely chat with our servers, especially Eric who was very nice.

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

Dear Foggtraveller, Thanks for your review and kind words about your visit. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to know that you enjoyed our hotel and Sable Kitchen for breakfast. We look forward to your return visit and I thank you for your business. Best, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago More 

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently visited Chicago for our first time. We went with the Palomar because of the Kimpton name. We have stayed at Kimpton hotels in other cities and have never been disappointed. I cannot say enough about our experience at the Palomar. From the moment we walked in we received excellent service. This calibre of service was... More 

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

Dear Gitis, Thank you so very much for this wonderful review and allowing us to be your home for your first trip to Chicago! I'm glad everything was a hit and that you found our hotel, services, and staff, top notch and to your liking. I also thank you for choosing to stay at Kimpton Hotels when you travel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have enjoyed staying in Kimpton Hotels in several cities, but the Hotel Palomar Chicago is the top of the list, The rooms are lovely and the staff is exceptional. Coffee every morning and a cozy wine hour each night add to the overall happiness factor. The front desk is knowledgeable and works hard to accommodate every request, the bell... More 

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

Dear Kris C, Thank you for your wonderful and kind recap of your visit and our hard working team! All of your praise is greatly appreciated and I am happy to know you are a Kimpton fan, across the board! Please have a wonderful remainder of Spring and I hope to see you again in Chicago very soon. Best, Adam... More 

New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Palomar for a business trip and was pleasantly surprised. It is a classic boutique hotel with a very friendly feel. The room was very clean and had all the amenities that you could want/need. The bed and pillows were very comfortable and the room included robes for your use. There is a complimentary wine hour in... More 

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

Dear flower910, Thanks for your kind note and high rating from your visit with us earlier this month! I'm glad you enjoyed all of our amenities and perks, including our popular wine hour with snacks from Sable Kitchen. We are always happy to read when our guests had a memorable and satisfying stay with us - and will hopefully return... More 

Shreveport, Louisiana
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful stay at the Palomar. The hotel is a boutique hotel in the River North area. The hotel was exceptionally clean and well cared for. The guest rooms were spacious. All of the staff were so friendly and helpful. They went out of their way to make our stay fantastic. When we asked if there was a... More 

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

Dear Charlotte W, Thanks so much for this wonderful recap of your visit! Mentioning Aaron, Colin, Miles, Bleu and Mark was great of you and they all send their gratitude. Glad we were able to make your visit a special and memorable one with our fun perks and convenient amenities. I wish you a terrific Spring/Summer season and I thank... More 

Chicago
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142 reviews 142 reviews
40 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very comfortable, stylish hotel in a great location in River North. Excellent service by the desk staff, doormen, and housekeeping. More modern room style and feel than classic Chicago hotels. The 5-6 PM wine reception hour is a nice touch too. Good workout area on the 17th floor. This hotel provides an excellent stay in Chicago.

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

Dear MeanderingMike1, Thank you kindly for your very nice review and high rating from your stay with us last month. Glad you were comfortable and enjoyed our wine hour and fitness center with the beautiful rooftop views. We hope to see you again very soon here at the Palomar and I wish you a wonderful Spring/Summer season here in Chicago!... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in a suburb right outside of Chicago and decided to give this hotel a try. We are so very HAPPY we did. It was a romantic weekend away for me and my husband and the experience was AMAZING!!! I would recommend this hotel for many reasons. It is extremely CLEAN! The room service was not only great and... More 

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

Dear Nicole I, Thank you so much for giving us a try for a getaway in the city, and thank you so much for this kind review and rating! We appreciate your praise of the cleanliness of our hotel and we are very proud of our housekeeping team for working so hard every day. Please have a wonderful remainder of... More 

Raleigh
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kimpton Hotels is my favorite hotel chain for many reasons and I have stayed at most of their Chicago locations. But the Palomar is my favorite! Not only does it have a great downtown location, convenient to most everything, but the rooms are among the nicest of any Kimpton hotel. This staff is probably the friendliest and most accommodating I... More 

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

Dear Jack F, Thank you very much for your review and we are certainly happy to hear that you enjoy staying at our hotel every time you're with us! Your complimentary comments about or staff are greatly appreciated and are always wonderful to hear! I wish you safe travels and we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Best, Adam... More 

Ann Arbor
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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this Kimpton property. It's perfectly located between the Magnificent Mile and the Loop, and just far enough off Michigan Ave to afford some quiet. I stayed here when they first opened and several times since. It is maintained to a high standard and looks as good now as when they first opened. The rooms are spacious, spotless, and... More 

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

Dear A2Steph, Thank you so much for your honest and heartfelt review. And thank you for your loyalty to our hotel with your return visits since our opening 5 years ago! Your comments and praise do not go unnoticed and we certainly look forward to your next stay with us. Until then, enjoy your Spring and thank you, once again.... More 

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