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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

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Torrance, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are big fans of the Kimpton - Argonaut in San Francisco and were excited to be staying at another Kimpton during our vacation to Chicago. When we arrived we were checked in and greeted by Julian who was awesome. He even gave my daughter a gift for the pool which she loved. The hotel is small and while everyone... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

HOTEL PALOMAR Great location! my Favorite in Chicago out of the 5 hotels in the Kimpton Company Fast and speedy check in! beautiful rooms with a great view of Chicago. great happy hour, first Kimpton Hotel out of 6 that had snacks along with the happy hour! Love that the hotel made a sangria along with the option of the... More 

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Dunwoody, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a phenomenal property right in the heart of River North. There are so many restaurants and bars within a three block radius you couldn't ask for more. Also it is but a few steps from the Magnificent Mile without being priced like you are on Michigan Avenue. The room was surprising. Bathroom was large and well appointed. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Palomar this weekend and had the most satisfying experience we've ever had at a hotel. Property: The property itself is immaculate in its cleanliness and very stylishly decorated. The lobby offered a comfortable space for us to enjoy our coffees while we waited for friends. The fresco terrace offers very impressive views of... More 

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ChiPalomarGM, General Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Tony R., Thank you for the rave review! I am so happy that you and your wife had an enjoyable stay. Our team at the Palomar truly enjoys taking great care of our guests and I am so happy that you felt this during your visit. We hope to see you again soon. Warmest Regards, Mary More 

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Kimpton Palomar for 2 nights in August 2016. As always the hotel was a welcoming destination after a long day of travel. My wife asked for directions so that she could pick up a few things she'd forgotten and the clerk quickly disappeared and reappeared with those items. The building isn't one of the wonderful old buildings,... More 

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ChiPalomarGM, General Manager at Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

SafariToStay, Thank you! I appreciate you taking time to review us. Happy to hear that we were able to help you with a few forgotten items. The Fresco Terrace is without a doubt is a must see - day and night it has incredible views of the city. Glad you were able to enjoy. Warmest Regards, Mary More 

Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We only stayed one night, but the Palomar did not disappoint. It was right in the heart of Chicago, with all of the best places to see within walking distance. The staff was very friendly, allowed us to check in early, and helped us find out way around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Palomar is a great hotel, close to any excursion you want to take downtown. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Only downside is the elevator wait, but I would definitely put up with it to stay there again.

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 6 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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Dear Trip Advisor Member, I am very sorry for your experience with us. Please feel free to contact me directly as I would welcome the opportunity to apologize and learn more details about your stay. Thank you, Mary Perino-Fleming 312-985-0761 More 

Cambridge, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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: $185 - $555 (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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