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Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel

4.5 of 5 1047 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was staying there on business for a conference and really liked this hotel. The room was very comfortable. When I arrived late in the evening and checked in, the wonderful person at reception informed me that I missed the complimentary wine (offered in the early evening) and offered to provide me with a glass! They also had live entertainment... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JennieJM Thank you! We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and did not miss out on wine hour! We appreciate the nice comments about our team as well! We hope you will be back for another visit in the near future! Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thought we'd enjoy a family road trip through Southern California, San Diego & Palm Springs over the extended Christmas Holiday weekend. We anticipated really enjoying the Palomar stay, as I was a Kimpton Inner Circle ( highest status ) frequent traveler. Wrong assumption. When I recieved the usual Kimpton "we're expecting you" confirmation e-mail, I responded with a couple... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JandRLA I am sorry to hear that your stay was not what you had expected and for anyway that we let you down in providing the excellent level of service that we strive to maintain. If you have a moment to reach out to me at patty.fletcher@hotelpalomar.com; I would appreciate the opportunity to chat further with you about your... More 

San Diego, California
2 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I just spent a night at the Palomar Hotel to celebrate my son's birthday with a show next door at the House of Blues. I only mentioned his birthday upon making the reservation. The hotel surprised us with a fantastic plate of treats, plate of hot pretzels with dipping sauce, cookies with a candle, birthday balloon and card to our... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Heidi G Thank you for your great feedback! We love the opportunity to recognize our guest's special occasions and thrilled to read your awesome comments. We are honored to have been a small part of your son's birthday celebration in San Diego and hope he enjoyed the show. Sounds like you treated him to such a fun birthday! We... More 

Los Angeles
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed there in October of 2014. The staff was VERY helpful and VERY attentive to my desires (it was a trip for my fiance's birthday). The concierge REALLY came through with some special services. The room was AMAZING ... a GREAT value. I highly recommend this hotel.

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tarf2015 Thank you! We are thrilled to read the great feedback about your October stay at Palomar San Diego! We appreciate the kind comments about our team and will be happy to share with them. It is our pleasure to be a part of our guest's special celebration and hope your fiancé had an awesome time as well. Hopefully,... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed a week at the Palomar and loved every minute. Staff was outstanding and made our stay very memorable. As a pet friendly hotel they always welcomed our little Yorkie in every part of the hotel. Rooms are modern clean and functional. The wine hour each evening was something we looked forward and met many other guests and got to... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Assistant at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul R Thank you for taking the time to let us know how your recent stay went. Great news to hear that you enjoyed your visit as did your little Yorkie! We appreciate the kind comments about our staff as well as the décor of the hotel and so glad to hear you liked the daily wine hour. We're... More 

Los Angeles, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for a business trip and I must say the staff was exceptional. We experienced quite a few issues with our hotel rooms and meeting space as the hotel was under construction at the time. The staff did their best to take good care of us under the circumstances. They were responsive and attentive to our needs. I... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danag Thank you for taking time to provide feedback about your recent stay. We are happy to hear the great comments about our staff and feel very fortunate to have them on our team! I'm sorry for any inconveniences you experienced and we hope you will be back in the spring after the construction is completed and check out... More 

LITTLE ROCK
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145 reviews 145 reviews
30 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is simply great! It is small enough to provide a good feel. It is located in the Gaslight District, so close to restaurants and shops. There are many unique touches that collectively makes staying there more interesting and less tiresome than staying at the average hotel from other chains. For example, there is free wine in the lobby... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Srgnfsh, Thank you!! We so appreciate your great review! The feedback is awesome and we are thrilled to see your note about being your favorite hotel in San Diego! Looking forward to seeing you again in the future! Again, thanks for your time and for choosing Palomar San Diego for your accommodations. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Marion,MA,USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was great. Check in was a breeze and the staff's suggestions for restaurants was perfect. The location, if your interested in the gas lamp area is the best. I requested a higher floor and got a nice spacious room with a mini frig. The robe is always a plus. The bathroom was in the 5 star category with... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Judy F Thank you for taking the time to provide the great feedback with regard to your recent stay. We appreciate the kind notes about the hotel and convenient location. Please feel free to always let us know when there are specific amenities that you would like to have in the room such as a shower cap etc. We... More 

San Diego, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their location is right in the heart of the gaslamp, so if you are looking to go out and see San Diego's night life, this is a great option. Our room was small, but it didn't feel cramped. The room was nicely kept and we really enjoyed our stay. It was a nice touch to provide a complimentary glass of... More 

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pfletch, Sales & Operations Coordinator at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maura Thank you for the great feedback. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and the location worked out well for your plans! Hopefully, you will think of us next time you are heading downtown or want a little "stay-cation". Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Redmond, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This hotel's primary redeeming qualities are it's staff and management. Everyone was pleasant and helpful. I had a few very unique requests and in the end every one of our needs were handled for us. I really liked the system of texting the valet for the car; it's much faster than making a phone call. The only occasion that the... More 

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pfletch, Executive Sales & Operations Assistant at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Miss-Local, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your recent visit. We appreciate your great comments about our staff! We are glad to hear that you found the bed comfortable and hope you had a restful sleep. I am sorry to hear that the bathroom layout looked different than what you expected and that you did... More 

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Address: 1047 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
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