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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spend 9 nights here in September. The hotel was lovely, the staff are particularly friendly and helpful. Good in-room wi-fi if you join their free loyalty programme. Perfectly placed for a huge choice of bars, restaurants and shops. On the same block as a metro stop, and a couple of blocks from major bus routes. Rooftop deck and (covered) pool.... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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47 reviews 47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The wife and I recently enjoyed a 4 day stay at the Palomar Chicago. A combination business and pleasure trip. Everything about the hotel was excellent. The decor was very fashionable modern, bright colors and inviting. From our first contact with the bellman, to the front desk, we were greeted like old friends and welcome guests. We had reserved a... More

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Cissna Park, Illinois, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect as usual! Always enjoy staying at a Kimpton property! The service is top notch along with everything else! Hotel Palomar is a great location in the downtown area close to everything. We had a great weekend never disappointed in a Kimpton Hotel!!!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a short stay here for 1 night on a Saturday night. The hotel is very close to the Michigan Avenue shopping and great restaurants. The front desk staff and doormen were all very helpful and friendly. Rooms were spacious and clean, although the hallways seemed poorly lit. A few missteps led me to rate this average. We got... More

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

Dear Alpohe, I thank you for sharing your comments and feedback here with the Trip Advisor community. While it is good to hear that you found our team helpful and friendly, and our hotel clean and spacious, I must apologize for the missteps you mentioned in your note. All valid points and I thank you for sharing so that we... More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a perfect spot to enjoy the Windy City right in the heart of downtown, in the River North neighborhood. Located only a block from a subway station on the Red Line, and also walking distance to all the main urban attractions like the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Millenium Park, Art Institute and more. Also right by great restaurants... More

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

Dear jeanki, Thank you so much for your kind review and five star rating. We appreciate your feedback and I am happy to know you had a wonderful time and were able to enjoy Chicago at its best. So sorry that you chose not to dine in Sable solely due to your thoughts on our Top Chef, Heather Terhune. She... More

Chicago
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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed at Hotel Palomar for first time. Loved the location, decor, and room. The ability to walk to many tourist locations, catch cabs, and sample shopping and restaurants within immediate promixity to the hotel makes this an excellent Chicago location for tourists. Some difficulties with the experience made it less than the excellent experience I expected from the reviews and... More

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

Dear kattriprevus, Thank you for sharing your comments, praise, and honest critiques regarding your recent visit. I appreciate your concerns and sounds like you were here during a "hectic" time. Your comments and recommendations are well-noted and I do hope you would consider returning to the Palomar for another visit. Best regards, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago More

Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical of Kimpton properties, the service was awesome start to finish. Friendly door men, efficient and kind check-in and concierge, and great care taken throughout our three night stay. We enjoyed the vibe and decor of the lobby and rooms. The room was definitely small by typical standards but adequate by city standards. We enjoyed the comfortable bed and work... More

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

Dear GOYAYTravel: Thank you so much for such a kind and detailed review. We are glad you had a good visit to Chicago and that our central location was helpful for you to see and do all the things this area has to offer. We will make sure we check on that bathroom door - being barn doors they do... More

Oklahoma
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the heart of central Chicago, the Palomar is smart, stylish, and impeccably staffed. Scrumptious food available in the Sable Restaurant downstairs and everything you could possibly want in the way of shopping or entertainment within walking distance. And... Best bellman cab- whistle in Chicago. * * * * * FIVE STARS!

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

Dear K M : A big 5 Gold Star "Thank You" to you for that stellar review. We are so proud to have been a part of your Chicago experience. Come back and visit us again soon. All the best, Nabil Moubayed GM - Palomar Chicago More

Adelaide, Australia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time at this great hotel. What do I love about it? The warm, friendly and professional ambience, the sense of welcome and hospitality, the smart decor, the comfy public lounges, the smart and buzzy Sables restaurant, the excellent food, the attention to detail, the good pillows, the room lighting, ypu know? I could live there!

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

Dear RobbieandCarmel: Thank you so much for your review. It is much appreciated. Sounds like you had a terrific time in Chicago. I am glad we could be a part of that, and when you are ready to move in, please let us know which room you would like. All the best, Nabil Moubayed GM - Palomar Chicago More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I just had a quick overnight stay here, but the hotel is great. We've stayed in other Kimpton hotels before and this location is our favorite so far. The location is perfect. Within walking distance to almost everything. We took advantage of the free wine service in the evening and coffee service in the morning. Both added... More

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

Dear Linda M: Thank you for your review. It is always a pleasure to see that our guests enjoyed the hotel and surrounding area. River North certainly has an A+ central location. I am also glad that Joseph our Front Office Manager was able to reach out to you and resolve the Raid the Minibar credit. We hope to see... 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel 4*
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