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Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed one night. We couldn't check in for about an hour after the scheduled check in. But the lobby is nice with complimentary cold drinks. We were given $10 mini bar credit and free wifi for the late check in. Very friendly and helpful staff. Nice room and very comfortable beds. Good location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is located centrally to a lot of the major attractions in Chicago and close to some great restaurants - all within walking distance. The bedroom and bathroom were excellently kept and modern. The staff were attentive and helpful in getting recommendations for the area. I would definitely visit this hotel again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Location is everything in Chicago. This hotel offers a subway stop within 30 seconds of the front door (Grand Station Red Line). You are a few minutes away from Mag-Mile and from the Chicago River Walk. The staff is friendly and attentive. The gentlemen working the front doors and luggage (James and Miles) are very careful and treat your bags... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is great place to stay. It is centrally located within walking distance to many shopping and restaurants. The staff at this hotel was excellent and the rooms were in great shape. They were very clean and all amenities were great. I'd recommend this hotel for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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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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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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • 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: $212 - $558 (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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