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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

#9 of 176 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
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently stayed at the Palomar two nights on a weekend trip to Chicago with our older and younger kids. The room was very nice, clean, and updated. The hallways had high ceilings. The staff went above and beyond. They were helpful and super friendly. We enjoyed talking to Stan, who remembered us every time we walked by him. The... More 

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California City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only had to stay one night, but what a nice hotel, very modern and employees very friendly, exactly in downtown area, close to restaurant and bars, fabulous view, bed very comfortable and clean, really like decoration

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Waterford, Wisconsin
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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While I dont really have anything negative to say about our stay at the Palomar, (except for the beds we found very uncomfortable and the noise from the city outside was loud but I know they have no control over that) I dont really have anything great to say either. It was just average in my opinion. Nothing wowed me.... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed 3 nights at the Palomar. The hotel was nice and clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They have a hoot hour everyday which is a great added bonus. This is my second stay at a Palomor and I am not disappointed. The hotel is in a good location and you are able to walk to a... More 

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River Forest, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed at several Kimpton Hotels and I really loved my experience at Palomar Chicago. You walk in and say "ahh". So nice and relaxing. The rooms are very scrumptious and tastefully decorated. I love that they have dimmers on all the lamps. I especially love the nightly happy hours. Fun to meet other guests and join in on... More 

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Urbana, Illinois
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When I'm in Chicago, be it for work or for play, I always try to stay at the Palomar. The staff is amazing, the rooms are pristine, and the location can't be beat. It was the first time I was able to try the early evening wine hour - with complimentary wine, lemonade, and snacks and that was delightful. I... More 

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

Dear Betsy1703, Thank you for sharing your review here with the Trip Advisor community! We appreciate your high praise and it's wonderful to hear that you truly love our hotel. Great that you were able to attend our evening wine hour this time around and thank you also for mentioning Aaron by name. He's a rock star for us and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I discovered this gem of a hotel a couple years ago. With exceptionally helpful staff, the customer service is bar none. The early morning coffee/hot chocolate bar and afternoon wine tasting are definitely a plus. Not to mention the beautiful rooms, comfy beds and the fact that they are pet friendly. It is also convenient to shopping and some pretty... More 

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

Dear Mirmello, Thanks so much for your kind words and highest rating! We are always happy to hear when we have made loyal Palomar fans of our guests and succeeded in their having wonderful and memorable visits. I'm glad you all enjoyed our seasonal hot chocolate bar during our cold winter mornings, and our evening wine reception all year around.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very friendly and attentive staff delivered on everything above and beyond perfect location, walking distance to everything! nice workout room/gym easy valet service nice friendly doorman to greet you each day

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

Dear Jeff H, Thank you very much for your feedback and 5 star rating! We appreciate your kindness and are happy to know you enjoyed our hotel and amenities. Please come back soon for a return visit - and until then, safe travels to you. Sincerely, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago More 

Chicago
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I may be biased because I love the Kimpton hotel group and I try to stay at their hotels as much as I can whenever I travel. I booked a Jacuzzi suite for my husband's birthday as a staycation. The hotel is in a great location so we were able to walk or take a cab around the city.... More 

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

Dear poisonivy1121, The title of your review - is our #1 goal for all of our guests. Thank you so much for sharing your comments about your recent visit - and mentioning how much you enjoyed our Spa Suites! We are happy to hear you and your husband had a great birthday celebration with us - and we hope to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for a weekend getaway and we had to stack the beds on one another in order to make the mattress more comfortable. I had no idea that a box spring was an option. They lay the mattress on a wooden slab which is no better than sleeping on a park bench. It's a shame that... More 

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

Dear Weekendtravelers2: Greetings from the Palomar Chicago on our Five Year Anniversary. I was extremely disappointed to read your review about our bedding and the extremely low rating you bestowed upon us due to this. It is also upsetting due to the fact that we specifically asked you numerous times during your stay if you would like to move rooms... More 

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