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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

#8 of 178 Hotels in Chicago
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505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location, great staff, nice rooms. The pool, and balcony have great views. The bed was really comfy too. I go on a lot of business trips, and this is one of the better places to stay for sure! They have a lot of nice gym equipment, which I thought was nice, (great view), and There are a TON of... More 

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Lathrup Village
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff at the hotel was very helpful but the overall impression of the hotel left a bit to be desired. The rooms were a lot smaller than anticipated and I could hear EVERY noise outside so the quality of the windows must not be very good as I was on the 17th floor! I was then floored to discover... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beds in this hotel are easily the best I have slept in since I stayed at the Palomar in D.C. They are addicting and I never wanted to get up. The service here is great from the doorman to the front desk to the bar staff. Every Palomar has its own vibe but what they share is a dedication... More 

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New Rochelle, New York
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our family arrived at the hotel after an early morning flight and the staff could not have been lovelier. Bleu at the door and Joanne at the front desk made us feel instantly welcome. The location was perfect and the room extremely comfortable. The rooftop deck was a great place to enjoy our take out deep dish pizza. I am... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first trip to Chicago, and I must say Palomar was the best choice for me. First, I would like to thank the people of TripAdvisor for warning me about my first hotel selection while booking my trip. It looked like a good deal, but recent reviews were horrible. Next, I found Palomar Chicago. The reviews were excellent... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Took kids last summer. Booked a suite, the service was lovely, we even got a goldfish (daughter named her Beyoncé). Enjoyed afternoon drinks and flatbreads, and had morning coffee all included. Food at hotel was good as well. Very convenient location to restaurants and magnificent mile. Would stay again. We were late starting out one day and asked housekeeping to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for a girl's weekend and couldn't have been happier with our choice. The hotel itself is beautifully decorated and super clean. Rooms are large and modern, beds are comfy, housekeeping is terrific and they even provide a full size hair dryer (yay!!). Plenty of outlets for charging all your devices. Wifi was great and free if you join Kimpton's... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I'm picky when it comes to hotels. Location, amenities, CLEANLINESS are important factors when I select a hotel. The Palomar exceeded expectations in all categories. I was here on a mother/daughter trip 3 years ago and decided to return to the Palomar this month with my youngest daughter (19) and husband this month for a fast four days in Chicago.... More 

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

Dear LMC303, I must tell you that this is one of the kindest and most generous reviews we have received here at the Palomar Chicago and Sable Kitchen & Bar, and we are so very grateful for your sharing with us your feedback and praise! Most importantly, we are pleased to know that you had a wonderful time with us... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my wife and 2 daughters, rooms are fine even if bathrooms could use an upgrade (get rid of the bathtubs and and just showers, will give more room), and location excellent. Breakfast good but pricey, not less than $100 for 4 of us which means you easily spend $300/ day for meals. We liked the place and... More 

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

Dear Zacjik, Thank you for your review and I appreciate your comments and critiques. All good information for us as we constantly look to improve our guests' experiences - and I thank you for taking the time to share. Great to hear you would consider staying with us again, and I wish you safe travels and an excellent remainder of... More 

common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is great! Every staff member we spoke with was very professional. The people who work here are very helpful...without being in your face, just right. Our room was clean, smelled good, and looked terrific. The hotel is located in River North in downtown, extremely close to my wife's favorite, Nordstroms. We just love this location and this hotel.... More 

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

Dear Hilltopper89, Wow! What a kind and generous review for which we are extremely grateful. I am so happy to hear that you were pleased with all aspects of your visit, from your guest room to Sable Bar! We appreciate your business and are happy to hear that you are true fans. Please come back very soon for a return... More 

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