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Palomar San Diego, A Kimpton Hotel

#86 of 272 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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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87 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If coming to San Diego anytime (and who wouldn't?), avoid the large conference hotels and opt for this lovely gem in the Kimpton family. Having stayed here on numerous occasions, the property and staff never disappoint. The pleasant customer service starts at the front where the valets and bell folks are courteous and helpful without being pushy. The rooms are... More 

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

Dear Michael, Thank you for the time you took to provide such great feedback. We appreciate hearing all your great comments and I'm happy to share your review with our team (they will be thrilled to read this!). I'm glad to hear you enjoyed our corner suite and had a comfortable stay! Again, thank you for your awesome notes and... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Whenever I can stay at a Kimpton Hotel, I do. And the Palomar did not disappoint. Located in the heart of the Gas Lamp District, the Palomar is relatively nondescript except for the huge door that opens into the lobby. The lobby has a modern decor but not overly done. It even has a bike you can borrow to get... More 

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

Dear Andy A So glad you enjoyed your stay at Palomar San Diego as well as the amenities provided. Whew, you did not have to entirely miss the daily wine hour-happy to hear that! We appreciate your feedback about your visit and the decor of the hotel as well as a shout out about our staff. Thank you and hopefully,... More 

Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great value hotel right in the heart of the gaslamp district. Close to the shopping centre and easy to get to with a car. Staff were fantastic and very courteous. San Diego is a great city and the hotel is in the centre and easy to get to everything from there.

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

Dear Megan D Thank you for the great comments! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the kind notes about our staff. We hope you will be back in the future for another visit. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

aspen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

came here on business. awesome location walkable to everything while also quiet and upscale. beautiful poolside bar, gorgeous spa, friendly service. definitely request one of the newly remodelled rooms on the upper floors. stunning. kimpton forever.

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

Dear yessmiss We're thrilled by your great feedback! Thank you for the nice comments about our spa and the pool area as well as the entire hotel. I'm glad that you enjoyed our new guestrooms. It's great to hear that our central location worked well for you. We hope this all means you will be back in the future for... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for Cisco Live June 5th-11. Pros: 7-11 next door CVS Hip Modern Clean Less than a mile walk to Convention Center straight down Fifth Ave Horton Plaza around the corner for Starbucks and light shopping if needed Con: The five pillows on the bed that resemble marshmallows couldn't retain the characteristics. Had to grab the extra pillow in... More 

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

Dear jtlg Great to hear that you found the hotel hip and modern and the location worked well for you. We appreciate the nice comments! I'm sorry the pillows were not to your liking and as comfortable as you had hoped. Thank you for the feedback about them. Hopefully, your plans will bring you back for another visit in the... More 

Corona, California
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61 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stay at the Palomar for one night. Got our reservations from Priceline for a really good price. Ended up paying less for this hotel then for the Vegabound at Hotel Circle. However, the parking was a bit steep, $40.00 for 1 night. I'm thinking that they should give hotel guest a little bit of a rate discount since they are... More 

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

Dear Justme123170 Thank you for the feedback about your recent stay. We appreciate all the information as well as the nice comments and are thrilled to hear you will be back. I'm sorry that the bathroom configuration was not as comfortable to you and hope you will check out some of other room configurations in the future, and give them... More 

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for a five night stay while on a business trip. For what is supposedly a brand new hotel, which the appear to still be working on the top floors, my room on the 16th floor appeared to be falling apart already. When I first entered the room it felt ten degrees warmer then it was outside. The entire bathroom... More 

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

Dear Andrew B I am sorry to hear of your recent experience. There are some finishing touches that are being done in the rooms and items that have been ordered, and I regret to hear of the inconveniences you encountered. If you would be so kind as to email me at patty.fletcher@hotelpalomar.com to allow us to have some more conversation... More 

Burlington,
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

my son and I did a one night stay here ( June 21) to end our trip to California. We originaly booked due to the close location of the airport but upon arriving were thrilled to see just how close the location was to SeaPort and the GasLight district, just steps outside the door. Beautiful modern boutique hotel and fantastic... More 

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

Dear Amanda F Thank you for choosing our hotel for you and your son's San Diego last stop on your vacation! We appreciate the great comments and are glad to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and the local area. If your travel plans bring you back this way, we hope you will be back for another visit! Sincerely, Patty... More 

Tustin, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Who does this hotel think they are? The staff is rude as the review before mine stated. Their cancellation policy is like being held prisoner at gun point. Don't make a reservation here unless you are absolutely 110% sure that none of your plans will change. If they do, plan on paying for every minute of every day of your... More 

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

Dear Greg M We're disappointed to hear the impression you were left with and would like to discuss this in further detail. If you would please contact me at patty.fletcher@hotelpalomar and provide some additional information, I would appreciate it! Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and four girlfriends went to San Diego for a weekend long ladies trip. We had two rooms and everything was top notch in both of them. The beds are so comfortable!! Everyone at the hotel was very accommodating and Niki at the front desk went above and beyond by sending up surprise amenities for us! We had delicious craft... More 

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

Dear AspenD Sounds like you had a fun "girls weekend" in San Diego and we appreciate you choosing Hotel Palomar for your accommodations! Thank you for shout-out for our staff and I've happily shared that with the team. Hopefully, your plans bring you back our way soon! Again, thank you for the great feedback. Sincerely, Patty Fletcher More 

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