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Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (City Center West)
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my first time in Philadelphia, and my first time in a Kimpton hotel, and I thought both were great. The staff were friendly, the nightly free wine was a treat (although I could never find a seat as clearly the rest of the hotel thought so too), the shared areas of the hotel were very funky, the room... More

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Mountville, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Kimpton Monaco and decided to try its sister property for an overnight from New York to our home. Since it was my birthday week, I expected something interesting from the Kempton elves but I was quite blown away by the treat they had in store shortly after our arrival. The chilled bottle of... More

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Kingston, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel was in a great location, and the rooms were spacious and modern. The bathroom was INCREDIBLE....basically had a full hot tub for two in the room. Don't miss the nightly wine hour in the lobby...one night they even had live music. It was a great trip and I would definitely recommend this hotel.

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

NeedMoreVacation11, We aren't in the business of arguing! You need a vacation and we run a Hotel! I think this could be a long lasting partnership! Thanks for sharing your experience. Please come back and see us again soon. Cheers, James More

Florida Keys, Florida, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at this hotel was top notch. We had four adults and a Pit Bull in our group. The staff was friendly including the Valet. Everyone that worked there seemed to love dogs as our dog was treated like a King and everyone wanted to pet him, he loved all the attention. Two dog bowls were also sent up... More

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RosieG305, I'm thrilled to see you and the pup enjoyed the visit! Thanks for giving us a chance! We hope to see you again next time you're in town. Best, James More

NYC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having already stayed at sister property the Monaco on my last Philly visit, I decided to give the Palomar a try. As should be expected by Kimpton, the Palomar is a beautiful boutique property, perfectly situated in Center City. Front desk staff were very friendly and eager to accommodate my requests. The room was very nice, a modern design that... More

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lionelhutz, Thanks for crossing over to our side of Broad St! We appreciate your business and feedback. Please come back and see us during your next trip to Philly. Best, James More

florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Kimpton Hotels and this one is almost great. In fact, our room was lovely. The bed is very comfortable, there are very good lights for reading, had a great view of the Comcast Tower. Our room was very quiet, too .Wi-Fi worked all the time, and the wine hour can be lots of fun if people mingle. Breakfast... More

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Flagirl30, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. So sorry about the initial impression but I'm glad to read that Tom and Keirsten were able to clear that up. You've always got friends and a comfortable home here with us! Hope to see you back in Philly soon. Cheers, James More

Doylestown PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I had stayed at Kimpton's crazy Hotel Monaco last winter and we just loved it... the wonderful and friendly staff, the super comfy beds, the quiet hallways, the incredibly clever design of absolutely everything! In August, I surprised my husband with a birthday night at Hotel Palomar (more his style as a businessman than Monoco which is... More

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sallie N, Looks like we've become good friends! Thanks for your loyalty! Have so much fun in San Fran but be sure to come back to Philly for another visit soon too! See you soon, James More

Addison, Maine
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most definitely a 5 star hotel. Rooms were amazing, food was fantastic In Square 1682. The staff were all very friendly and helpful We only stayed for one night, but will most definitely stay there again And you can't be the cost, I've payed more to stay in a Best Western!

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Peter T, Wow! What an awesome review! Thanks for staying and sharing. Hope to have a chance to meet you next time you're in town. Best, James More

New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in the hotel for a long weekend in late August. We usually stay across the street at the Sofitel but got a good rate on a deluxe suite. The room was very well appointed with a comfortable king sized bed, flat screen televisions and a comfortable couch. The bathroom was wonderful with a glass shower and a Fuji soaking... More

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SDSchimay7, Thanks for crossing the street to try us out! So sorry to hear about the timliness with housekeeping, we'll look further into that. Glad to see you were able to enjoy the neighborhood and hotel! Please come back and see us next time! Best, James More

New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the room and the little touches like the wine reception in the afternoon and the pet friendly policy. It couldn't be more perfectly situated near rittenhouse square. Everything you want is right outside of the door. Great boutique hotel. Would absolutely return. Amazing weekday rate too!

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James_AdamsonPHL, General Manager at Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lex2901, Thanks for sharing! If you haven't already done so, make sure to sign up for Kimpton Karma for exclusive deals on the rates! Best, James More

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Address: 117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
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