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Hotel Palomar Philadelphia - a Kimpton Hotel

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117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Potomac, Maryland
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I just got back from two nights at the Hotel Palomar. We had a great time. The room was funky and fun. Bed was very comfortable and the staff could not have been more accommodating. We requested an electric kettle for tea and it was promptly delivered, along with tea bags, cups, etc. The only exception to... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

TravelGirl adores the Kimpton brand and stays at one whenever possible. The hotels are stylish, fun and polished. That said, the Palomar Philadelphia is not the best example of the brand. Don't misunderstand--PP is lovely and comfortable. I believe it is one of their earlier projects, so while it is very good, it is smaller than later acquisitions--emphasis on "boutique".... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 3 nights there in August with my wife and 2 kids and were delighted with the hotel. The location was fantastic, the rooms were nicely decorated and the hotel has a lot of nice art work throughout. But what made it really special was the quality of the service we received. From the time we checked in, everyone... More 

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NH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is my 5th kimpton hotel in the last year and I must say that i am very impressed with the consistency of the hotels. Beautiful room and bathroom again. Really love the free bike usage and the staff was as friendly as ever.

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here again for 3 nights and it was nicer with a recent remodel makeover. Staff was great, room was great, did not try the restaurant/ bar but it looked to be newly remodeled. Another great stay in Philly at a super hotel.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a lovely little hotel a block off of Chestnut and a block from Walnut. Perfect for a night away or to stay for a show. The rooms are clean and modern, quiet and have nice clean bathrooms. You can walk anywhere in center city from the hotel; they have a great complementary wine service in the lobby, and... More 

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San Antonio
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights in August. A few years ago we stayed across the street at the Sofitel Hotel. The Palomar beats the Sofitel hands down in every category. Service was excellent from check-in to check-out. The rooms were clean, modern, and comfortable. The spa bathroom was outstanding. We did not eat at the hotel restaurant but we did... More 

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Bluffton SC, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room at this hotel was very well appointed, and quiet. It was a bit dark, as was the whole hotel. Check in was quick and easy -- but at check out times the elevators and lobby were difficult and crowded. The lobby was very small for the number of guests. It was attractive and had a great selection of... More 

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New Jersey Countryside
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for one night and just about everything was four star. From the bellhop to the front desk staff to the valet, all very friendly, professional and efficient. The room was very clean, modern, and fairly roomy for a big city. The restaurant for breakfast was nice as well. Overall excellent hotel! They should not charge extra for wifi.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a neat, hip, boutique hotel that not only caters to its guests, but also their furry friends. The downside is their hotel lobby furniture is covered in pet hair; and the elevators carry a distinct pet odor. I think it's great that they provide this service, but it requires housekeeping to work around the clock to ensure these... More 

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