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Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel

#83 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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1047 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My girlfriends and I stayed at Palomer for a bachelorette party. The hotel was amazing! Rooms were clean. Great location. Such a wonderful experience. But the best thing of all...THE CONCIERGE, MIKE, WAS OUTSTANDING! I left my shoe at the hotel after our stay. I tried to get in touch with lost and found a few times, but I wasn't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overal we enjoyed our stay here but the experience suffered due to a few but critical misses. If you want to be in downtown San Diego, walking distance to a lot of restaurants and bars (albeit touristy- read overpriced and under executed) this is a good choice. The positives: 1) Modern and stylish lobby that has free happy hour wines,... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I mean, it really was unreal! So we left around 9:30 for Coronado Beach. We didn't get until 4pm. Our room was not made up. So we called housekeeping - said they have until 5, but they will send someone up. So we went to the pool. Stayed until 5:20 just to give them a little extra time. Got back... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Palomar for two nights. We were impressed from the minute we arrived. Bellstaff was attentive and opened the huge front door into a very modern lobby and reception area. Room was spacious with modern amenities. My wife enjoyed the jungle themed robes! Beds were comfortable. Only minor complaint TV was set at a... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were on a tour of the West Coast from the UK and asked our travel agent to make sure we stayed in the Gaslamp Quarter. What a fabulous choice of hotel he made for us! We had a warm and friendly greeting by the valet parking attendants who recommended we park at the public car park across the road.... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am such a fan of Kimpton properties and this one was no exception. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable. The staff was helpful and responsive. We stayed in a King suite so the kids had their own space which worked out well. Would definitely recommend.

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JHH42, General Manager at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear einseattle, Thank you for the great comments! We so appreciate that you are a Kimpton fan and glad that you enjoyed your stay at the Palomar! Hopefully, you will be back for another visit that is not so brief! Again, thank you! Sincerely, Jim Hollister More 

Teaneck, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was absolutely a dream come true. It was our anniversary and they went above and beyond to make sure our stay was beautiful. They provided us with champagne , and chocolate covered strawberries. The room was GORGEOUS. We stayed on the 15th floor facing the sky line view and it was just amazing during the day as well... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear adaly123 We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your recent visit in celebration of your anniversary! Your comments make our day and Nelson will certainly appreciate them as well. Thank you for sharing about your stay- we are thrilled to know you had such a great time. Hopefully, your plans will bring you back for another visit. Sincerely, Jim Hollister More 

Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only had a quick stay, but here goes: Location is great. Compared to staying in one of the massive hotelplexes along the water, this is a more cozy experience. All the spaces I was in were lovely. My room was nice, decent view, but super quiet. An odd thing was that it seemed to take forever for my room... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jay W913 Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay. We're happy to hear that the location worked well for you and you enjoyed a more "cozy" setting. Our check-in time is 4PM and I am sorry if there was any delay. We appreciate your bringing this to our attention. We do hope your plans... More 

Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location near marina, ballpark, Balboa Park but several things made me feel that this is a property in need of an overhaul to get to what I expect from Kimpton. First, the surliest hotel staff I met in a CA trip where we drove 1000 miles and stayed at 7 hotels. Could not have been less welcoming or responsive... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KK_In ealLife, We certainly strive to make a much better impression and I'm sorry to hear of your disappointment. If you have the time to reach out to our executive office at patty.fletcher@hotelpalomar.com, that would be great. We would be happy to have some further conversation with you about your stay. Sincerely, Jim Hollister More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really really great, modern hotel. The staff were lovely and very helpful. The room was perfect and had everything you could want or need. The facilities were fantastic and we were big fans of the happy hour and bike rentals. The location is ideal, within walking distance to all the bars and restaurants in the Gaslamp district and the convention... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nadia C We're happy to hear you enjoyed your recent stay! Thank you for the great comments about the hotel as well as our location and our staff! We hope you will come back for another visit in the future! It would be a pleasure to welcome you back to the hotel. Sincerely, Jim Hollister More 

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