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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for the wife and I's anniversary. Treated us like royalty! Staff really go the extra mile. We loved the complementary beverages in the lounge area - perfect after a long day of sightseeing and shopping. We have stayed at a number of hotels in Chicago, many of them also "top ten" on tripadvisor, but this hotel was the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in the suburbs of Chicago and come to city on average once every six weeks. I have stayed in a variety of different hotels in downtown Chicago and this rivals the Waldorf Astoria. Not necessarily in the luxury of the hotel but the customer service at the Palomar was truly outstanding. Kimpton hotels have a fun promo in... More 

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Bowie, Maryland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the time of our arrival through our departure, the staff was welcoming, accommodating, and personable. This was our first visit to Chicago. Immediately our children were greeted with a welcome gift and made to feel like they were at home. Our room was clean, comfortable and inviting. The staff ensured our stay was enjoyable, always checking in and asking... More 

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Destin, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Palomar Chicago is a great place to stay. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. The rooms were clean and welcoming. The location is great. Also, the pool and outside deck were gorgeous. I recommend this hotel to anyone and I'll definitely stay here anytime I come to Chicago.

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stay at one of the Kimpton hotels every year when we are in Chicago. The Palomar did not disappoint. Since we travel with one of our dogs this makes the choice very easy. We dined at Sable one evening and found the food and drinks also very pleasing. Keep up the great work!!

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

Dear Normanda C, Thank you so much for your great comments and review! I am happy to hear you are a loyal Kimpton Chicago fan, and that you had a wonderful visit with your dog here at the Palomar! We hope you will choose us again next year, and I wish you a terrific Labor Day and Fall season! Sincerely,... More 

rochester, ny
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I were continually delighted when we stayed at this amazing hotel: the friiendliness of the staff; the beautiful design, large windows in room overlooking the city skyline, high end furnishings, the perfect location, and all the amenities one would expect, and at a reasonable rate for what one gets. The customer service needs to be called out... More 

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

Dear bobinrochester, I thank you tremendously for your wonderful comments and praise, and taking this time to share with everyone how much you enjoyed your recent visit with us here at the Palomar Chicago. I am certainly glad to hear that you were comfortable with our accommodations and that our team treated you very well and you were able to... More 

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

Stayed 8/21-8/23. First time staying at a Kimpton property, my wife and I absolutely loved it. We came to Chicago to celebrate our anniversary and the staff was fantastic. Can't beat the location. You are literally 100 steps from a Red Line stop. Can't wait to come back. Thanks for everything Palomar!

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

Dear Chris F, Happy belated anniversary to you and your wife! And I thank you for choosing to celebrate the special occasion with us here at the Palomar Chicago! I'm glad you had a great time and enjoyed your first (of hopefully many) visit with Kimpton Hotels. Please look for us wherever your travel and we wish you a wonderful... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I booked this hotel through Hotwire, was looking for a deal on my five star experience ☺️ never had any issues before, but have to be honest, this time I was disappointed. The place is really old and semi remodeled. Rooms are small, tiny and ALL AROUND look out onto other buildings as it is located downtown... among other buildings...... More 

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Wilmington, N.C.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love staying at Kimpton Hotels, they are small and unique boutique hotels with a lot of attention to detail and great service. This hotel was no different. We had great service at every level from the front door, the front desk, the bar, to the room service. They allowed us to check in early at no charge (even called... More 

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

Dear ILM1983, Your stay with us and your time in Chicago sounds like it was wonderful and well enjoyed! Thank you so much for choosing us and for your kind words about Kimpton Hotels. I am pleased to hear that all aspects and all encounters during your visit, from the bar, to the front doors, to your room service dining,... More 

Houston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I made my reservation online. Upon check in, I was told that we had been upgraded to a king on the 17th floor. The room was very nice and had an incredible view of the city. Convenient to the red line, the navy pier trolley, and outstanding restaurants nearby. Highly recommend this hotel

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

Dear Big-Texas-Family75, Thank you for your note here and I sincerely thank you for your kind comments and sharing with the Trip Advisor community. I'm happy to hear we were able to upgrade your room to our highest floor and that you enjoyed both your accommodations, as well as our great location here in Chicago. Safe travels to you always... More 

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