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Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel

#86 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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1047 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Why would I stay here? Of course because of the best concierge in the world... Mike is the man that makes the difference. You walk in and if you are lucky you are greeted by Mike at the front desk and he can help you with any recommendations that you may need during your stay! The hotel is very chic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel. Very good location. 300 meter from Ross ( if u like quick shop) starburst, the club night " parq" is new and very good.the staffing the hotel was great. Attending all the time. Jason was the best!!!helps us a lot all the time. The parking was very expensive. 40$ per day. We stay 4 days.

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay. We're glad to hear that the location was convenient for you to enjoy the downtown area! We appreciate your recognizing our staff as well! They always appreciate the recognition and we are happy to share it with them. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Jersey UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Palomar San Diego on the first stop of our California Honeymoon at the end of April. Location: The Hotel is a little north of the central Gaslamps area but is still in a very good on location, it’s also just a couple of blocks from Westfield Horton Plaza Shopping Mall. Rooms We stayed in a premier... More 

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

Dear AbinGav We appreciate the information you have provided with regard to your recent stay. I am sorry to hear about some of the details of your experience. Our goal is to provide an excellent level of service and standards and are disappointed when we do not hit the mark. If you wish to discuss this any further or provide... More 

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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

finally giving my 2 cents. the rooms are fantastic! i got a 1 bedroom suite. the views alone were worth the $500/night i paid. the floors were a little dirty though. dust was easily spotted in a few sections. i work in the industry so i pay somewhat attention to detail. the front desk staff was great. my ONE piece... More 

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

Dear Eric C Thank you for taking the time to share your "two-cents" (it is worth a lot more to us)!!! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. You provided some valuable feedback and your points are well taken as well as very important to us. Please be assured, your observations and experience has been shared with... More 

San Diego, California
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in San Diego but many family members and out of town bridal party members stayed at the Palomar because of its proximity to the wedding venue just half a mile away. I honestly cannot say enough good things about this hotel. We have contemplated staying before because of their pet friendly nature but never did so until now.... More 

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

Dear Maples36 The feedback about your recent stay was such a pleasure to read! Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed response and for giving a "shout-out" to our staff and personally mentioning their names. They (and we) are most appreciative of the recognition and have happily shared your notes with our team. While we realize... More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to escape Phoenix for an early birthday weekend getaway, we typically stay at the Palomar because of the location. On the edge of the Gaslamp district, it is close to everything, but removed from the club noise and traffic. The staff is always friendly and check in was very smooth. The room was clean and smelled fresh. Plenty space... More 

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

Dear StaceyS5 We're so glad to hear that you celebrated your birthday weekend in San Diego and chose to stay at Palomar San Diego. It sounds like you had a good time and we're thrilled to be a part of that! Your comments about the staff are greatly appreciated and I have shared your notes with them. Hopefully, you will... More 

oakland, CA USA
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun hotel in downtown San Diego, close to many attractions. This was our second time staying here. They have a nice pool on the top floor and lively bar scene and entertaining crowds at night. Staff are wonderful and always give us perks and upgrades if you are a Karma member. Their happy hour with appetizers is... More 

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

evalentino, Thank you for your support of Kimpton Hotels and being a Karma Member. We're happy to hear that you enjoy the perks and so appreciate your continued business! We're thrilled to hear that you had such a great time in San Diego and hope you will visit again soon. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It wasnt made clear to us that there would be construction at the hotel during our stay. Considering that this section of our trip was to relax the construction going on didnt help. The free wine hours each day are an excellent touch from the hotel as is the free tea and coffee. The parking charges of $40 a day... More 

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

Dear Chris3537680 We appreciate your taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay and we're thrilled to share that the construction is very close to being done! We are in our final stages and some of our new guestrooms are available now. I'm sorry if you were not aware of the construction in advance. We are doing our... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I want to first explain why the review that follows has nothing but negatives, yet my overall rating is "Average." That's because my stays at other Kimpton hotels have led me to expect high standards. That's not what I got at the Palomar San Diego last week, as I'll detail here. So my stay rates only an "average," though with... More 

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

Dear desrlmt I am sorry to hear about your recent experience. If you could please email me at patty.fletcher@hotelpalomar.com, that would be helpful as I would like to collect a bit more information and be able to better address your comments. Thank you in advance for your time. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

New York City, New York
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133 reviews 133 reviews
28 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stayed here four nights while traveling for business. The room, although small was comfortable. They are currently doing renovations in the hotel which we did not know of at the time we booked. We had a note explaining what was being done and ear plugs but we did not hear any noise even though it was evident the floor we... More 

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

Dear Foodographer We appreciate your informative review and all the great comments! Thank you for taking the time to give feedback about your visit. I'm sorry that the carafes were empty when you went to the Lobby area and my hope is that you were able to get coffee without having to wait too long. My apologies for it not... More 

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