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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had another great Kimpton Karma experience as a Kimpton Rewards member. Even if you're not a Kimpton member, you'll experience the Kimpton effect, from the complimentary tea & coffee and wine hour and exceptional service from all staff who are genuinely caring. My room was well appointed and roomy - the bed and pillows are comfy giving a good... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have at many of the hotels of downtown Philadelphia. And this one is the gem of them all. Having stayed at several Klimptons in D,C. and S.F., I had expectations but this hotel exceeded every other property. The old building had be redone well with some nice touches. The interior architecture is very cool and had a lot of... More 

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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were well appointed. Great amenities likely evening wine hour, night cap, good coffee service (although no breakfast, but there are many options right outside the door - including hot, freshly-made Federal Donuts half a block away...). Very nice location. Staff were great in general, particularly Joslyn at the front desk whose capacity to gracefully multi-task while remembering my name... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Palomar. Upon check in, we were greeted and told about the wine reception. Our room was very comfortable and spacious, with everything we needed. The wine reception was fun and a great place to meet and talk with other travelers. Malcolm took care of all of our needs, giving us directions to sites,... More 

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Pleasant Hill, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the Palomar in Philadelphia met our expectations. We are loyal fans of Kimpton hotels. We always stay at a Kimpton Hotel if there is one in the city we are visiting. The personnel are always friendly, helpful. The hotels are well maintained and welcoming

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Hong Kong, China
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67 reviews 67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beautiful hotel with comfortable rooms has focused so much on trying to create unique added extras like wine time with truffle popcorn and novelty bathrobes, that they've overlooked and underestimated the importance of the basics. There's no free wifi unless you sign up for their personal rewards scheme (3 of us tried and the system was conveniently unable to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was Penn graduation weekend and Philly was packed with tourists. The Hotel Palomar was a restful oasis. Immaculate room, attentive staff, nice bar and restaurant located in hotel. We stayed on the 21st floor with a stunning city view. The room was quiet and well furnished. Although small in size, it was all we required. Rittenhouse Square location is... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location made it easy to get around the city. Free nightly wine happy hour set the tone for a fun weekend celebration! Was able to walk around for nail salons, food, and wedding reception venue. The neighborhood had a great variety of things to do. It seemed very safe too.

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights. Cost over 450 a night including the 45 parking charge. Very clean and modern. Good service. Nice but pricey bar. Well located near everything. Use Uber if you have to get around further than walking. Great Uber in Philly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel stays in the typical Kimpton style of being unique and trendy. The staff is super friendly. My dog stayed with us and they met her with cookies. The room we stayed on was the 9th floor which was nice and quiet.

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