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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

#8 of 184 Hotels in Chicago
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505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The reception area and common room are attractive and make a great first impression. The room was well-designed and colorful (unlike some very bland rooms we stayed in on this trip). The blue light that encircles the pool area is a nice touch. There is a great view from the pool deck. We did not eat in the restaurant because... More 

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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the third Kimpton/Palomar Hotel, that we have stayed in - Washington, DC, and San Francisco, CA (no longer a Kimpton property), and our stay was very nice. The hotel is well-located, just above The Loop. The reception area is a bit dark, and small, but most of the Kimpton properties (not just Palomar Hotels) are older, and have... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed for business this past week and it was in general, a pleasant experience. This is my second Kimpton Hotel and although I found The George in DC to be better, the Palomar was nice. Pros: Kimpton beds are awesome. I want to take one home because I always sleep well. The linens are nice, and good number of... More 

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Cleveland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Palomar for business meetings on Michigan Ave. The hotel is a perfect location. Rooms were clean and updated. If you go to a Kimpton hotel make sure you join their reward program. You get $10 credit to use in the minibar. Always a nice addition. Definitely will return on my next business trip.

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Thank ilre12345
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a great hotel. Looks super nice inside, very attentive staff and gorgeous rooms. The bed was so comfortable and the room was very clean. It is also in walking distance to navy pier, soldier field, millennium park and many restaurants. Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Palomar, our 3rd time staying there. Every time we enjoy it even more. The staff is so accommodating, the rooms are nice (showers are awesome) and the Sable bar next door is great spot for breakfast in the am and drinks in the pm. Check out the 17th floor rooftop patio - a nice quiet respite.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our reservation at the James got messed up so we reluctantly switched to the Palomar and it ended up being so much better. Our room was lovely, clean and the hotel bar is simply amazing. It has an old Grecian theme, a great mini bar, and although there's no spa, you can get in room spa treatment.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I stayed at Palomar Chicago over Memorial Day weekend. I've stayed at two other Kimpton properties in Chicago but this was my first time at Palomar. We booked a summer kids package so my two young boys received a beach bag of fun pool/summer items upon arrival. The hotel staff was very friendly and I like this... More 

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Moline, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Palomar is a super nice hotel with friendly, helpful staff. Rooms are nicely decorated and very well maintained. The location is perfect with lots of shopping, bars and restaurants close by. We were there for a family weekend, but it would be perfect for business travel as well.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel is in good physical condition and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. the real plus is the staff. no one I interacted with was anything but friendly and helpful. for children the gift bag at check in and the room goldfish companion were a big plus

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • 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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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • 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
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $218 - $554 (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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