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Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA 94103 (SoMa)
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Ranked #30 of 236 Hotels in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montclair, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When in San Francisco my go to hotel is the Hotel Palomar on Fourth St. near all the shopping and a few blocks from the cable cars. The hotel has an innovative and modern edge to it. All the rooms are creatively decorated and furnished. The staff is extremely helpful and always willing to do what is needed to meet... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

To know Clayton is to love Clayton! His heartfelt care for all of our guests and employees makes coming to work or staying at our hotel special. I'm glad you were able to enjoy his service and the amenities of the Hotel Palomar! Thanks for the wonderful review. We hope to serve you again soon. More

London, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
24 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here for business and i must say from check in to check out it was all smooth. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and large. I stayed in a standard room at the westin st Francis which was small and not worth the price. Hotel Palomar wins hands down. The location was excellent. The... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive praise regarding the location. Indeed we are in the heart of it all here in San Francisco. Our new restaurant and new outdoor lounge has been quite successful and we are working on ways to ensure noise from the patio does not penetrate through to the guest rooms. We hope to have this resolved soon. More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a fan of the Palomar hotels and the San Francisco location did not disappoint. The location next to the BART made it easy to get to from the airport. The hotel staff were very friendly and Bryan, the concierge, gave us great restaurant recommendations nearby. The hotel bar had the largest selection of liquor I've seen and the... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the wonderful review and positive praise of the hotel and our new bar. San Francisco locals along with our hotel guests are lovin' life on our new outdoor patio. Nothing better than having a beautifully crafted cocktail from our master mixologist, Brian while sitting next to the fire pit. Come back soon. More

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner surprised me with a weekend trip to San Francisco and he could not have chosen a better place for us to stay. We make it out to San Francisco at least once a year and the staff at the Hotel Palomar cemented their hotel as being our new San Francisco home away from home. The front desk staff... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

I'm glad you and your partner had an exceptional stay. It is a wonderful compliment to hear our guests call this their home away from home. With that said...come home to the Hotel Palomar soon! More

Annandale, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice accommodations, friendly and helpful staff, convenient location -- we walked everywhere tho mass transit was around the corner -- and a daily wine reception just when we needed to put our feet up.

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 Star rating! Glad you had a perfect stay and enjoyed our wine reception. After conquering the San Francisco hills, everyone deserves to put their feet up and sip some wine! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a room for a family member who was in from out of town and the folks at the Palomar were awesome from phone call to check out! My aunt asked me to pass along her gratitude so here I am! The staff was super helpful getting her in and settled (god bless them, she can be a tad... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for entrusting the team and I with your Aunt. I am happy to hear she had a wonderful time. With apartments in the city so small, our hotel is a perfect option for enabling for stress free family visits! Thanks for spreading the word. More

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

With only one night in San Francisco, we chose carefully from a long list of hotels and a massive number of reviews in Trip Advisor and somehow ended up at the Hotel Palomar which turned out to be perfect for our needs in every way. The location is fantastic, especially if you plan on taking the BART to/from the airport.... More

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ChrisSmithGM, General Manager at Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. I am so glad you had a great stay and we all look forward to having you join us for a longer stay in the near future. More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed at the Palomar this year for San Francisco pride and had an amazing time. Our room looked out over the parade route, and the Guest Services Manager Josh Frizzell couldn't have been more accommodating - restaurant recommendations, directions, a welcoming attitude - everything that a great hotel experience includes. And the hotel was super convenient,... More

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Perth, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well this hotel was an eye opener, The location was central & very handy. The rooms were basic, it had everything you want, just small & could do with an update (we had a deluxe king). The staff had 1 or 2 standouts the rest were either tired or had attitude. The entrance lobby had wine tastings at 5 -... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in an excellent location (near Union Square). The room (two double beds) was spacious, clean and well equipped. At reception we were greeted with indifference and besides the room key did not provide the information requested. I had to investigate the receptionist each subject. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant was disappointing.

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Address: 12 Fourth St, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Location: United States > California > San Francisco > SoMa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palomar San Francisco - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
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