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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just had 26 rooms blocked for a wedding weekend, and besides our delight, we had nothing but positive comments from our guests. The rooms were clean, stylish and extremely comfortable, and the service from curb to desk to cleaning was exemplary! We were so proud to provide our guests such a luxurious hotel and definitely plan to revisit the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lack of basic friendly and welcoming hospitality from the front desk staff member. This was my fourth or fifth stay at Palomar in the past 12 months as I travel for business. I chose that hotel each time for sufficient rooms and the convenient location. This time, I leave very disappointed. To the point that I make an effort of... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have organized two different convenings with this hotel from Boston. I have had a great experience working with all the staff from beginning to end in executing successful events. They are flexible and willing to work with budget and specific needs. They provided the food and beverage service requested to meet our needs and were very accommodating with a... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had not stayed at the Palomar in a while. I walked in and was happy to see both Bobby and Mark were still working there. Not only did they remember me they also saw to it I got the same room I have always have stayed in (corner room city view). The room was just as pristine as it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful hotel nestled in the heart of the city. Not much to look at on the outer layer but perceptions were easily brought down by the awesome modern decor. Great place to meet travelers and suburban mothers who wanted to get away from their families. The hotel offers the same amenities like other Kimpton properties such wine Happy hour... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Good size king room with nice but not huge bathroom. Liked that there was enough room on the counter for two toiletry bags. Shower was terrific as was the scent of the soap. Would have liked a second towel hook. Window curtains were fantastic (no early morning sun)! Terrific location a few blocks west of Michigan Avenue and north of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a travel agent i have seen many hotels but the Kimpton hotels are amongst my favourite. Friendly staff, great locations and the extra's make the hotel well worth a visit. The palomar has a great location, downtown and within walking distance of the highlights. The rooms are clean, spacious and nicely decorated and great views. The hotel offers several... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 25 months ago and this hotel received nothing but nice review from us. However if you are stagnant you're not getting better. Initial impressions are critical and when we arrived via taxi from the airport the small circular drive this hotel possesses was full of parked cars and not a valet or bellman was in sight. Turns out... More 

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Weston, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can they possibly be profitable with all of the "extras" they offer to Karma members? Are they underpricing to drive out competition? (Unlikely, given the huge Chicago market.) Don't get me wrong- this is far from an inexpensive hotel. But when you add up the perks: no pet fee; free wifi; raid the minibar; cocktail hour; special offers adding valet... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great hotel, near plenty of restaurants and Michigan Avenue shopping. The hotel was clean, offered plenty of extras and everyone of the staff went out of their way to be friendly or provide help.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Palomar is a luxury, boutique hotel in Chicago's River North surrounded by the city's top attractions, restaurants & destinations. Guestrooms offer stunning contemporary decor and hotel guests enjoy the 17th floor pool & terrace with workout facilities. Guests also delight in the Sable Kitchen & Bar featuring new American cuisine, one of the city's hottest bars and a popular weekend brunch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

Address: 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4803
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $186 - $540 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel 4.5*
Number of rooms: 261
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