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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

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Reviewed November 17, 2013

I have stayed at the Palomar in Chicago at least 20 times over the last few years--including this week--and I love it every time. The front desk staff could not be nicer and more accommodating. Mark is my personal favorite, but they are all amazing. They greet me personally every time I arrive, and go above and beyond in terms...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear LML2513, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderful review! I am thrilled to read that you have become one of our regulars and that you continue to choose the Palomar when in Chicago. Thanks for calling out Mark here as well! He is definitely an asset for us and truly someone who wants to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed November 17, 2013

I stayed at the Hotel Palomar during a recent trip to Chicago with friends - rooms were beautiful and clean, staff was very friendly and helpful, location was great (easy walk to MI Ave), fireplaces in the lobby were cozy after coming in from the cold, and the Sable restaurant and bar were fabulous (do not miss the mini veggie...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear 2013_Travel_Bug, We very much appreciate your gracious feedback and recommendations here on your Trip Advisor review! Thank you for taking the time to share and we thank you kindly for choosing to stay with us. I must mention that I agree 100% on the veggie burger sliders in Sable - absolutely my favorite! Thanks again, Adam Gurgiolo AGM -...

Kathmandu
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Our first time at a Palomar. I have stayed in the Monaco in San Francisco and Denver and I must say I enjoyed the Palomar a bit more. The room was spacious with just the frills needed for a comfortable stay. Happy hour for wine and a free drink were welcome. Ate at the Sable restaurant which lived up to...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear baboulas9, Thank you so much for sharing your kind comments regarding your recent stay with your family. Wonderful to hear that you had a lovely time and we very much appreciate your business. We certainly welcome you back for your next visit and until then, safe travels always! Sincerely, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed November 14, 2013

Great location in downtown Chicago with fabulous restaurant adjoining. Wonderful breakfast and dinner. Comfortable, modern rooms. Nice, free happy hour in lounge. Very friendly staff. Ugly, but fun bathrobes.

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear Kendra H, Thank you for your kind review. We really appreciate your business and we hope to see you again for your future travels to Chicago. Glad to hear you found the bathrobes fun! Kind regards, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago

Arkansas
Reviewed November 13, 2013

I have been to Chicago many times and stayed in many great hotels. The Palomar is my favorite for several reasons- the service can not be beat, the location is great and the rooms are comfy and nice. The hotel restaurant/lounge is great too- for cocktails in the evening and for dining. We have stayed at this restaurant for our...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear lovetogoAR, We are truly humbled by your very gracious review. Thank you so much for sharing. I love to hear when our guests are able to enjoy everything we have to offer, including Sable Kitchen & Bar, and ultimately the Chicago River North experience. Thank you for continuing to stay with us each year for your annual girls' trip,...

illinois
Reviewed November 10, 2013

My wife and two son's recently spent a weekend at the Palomar in downtown Chicago. We were celebrating a birthday and worked with the concierge to locate a local florist to provide flower's for my wife's b-day dinner. Both florists recommended were excellent and provided delivery to the hotel. Our room was clean, well appointed and ready for us after...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear IllinoisFamilydude, First off, Happy belated Birthday to your wife! I'm glad to hear that you all enjoyed your weekend here in the city and that you were comfortable at our hotel. Thank you so much for choosing to stay with us and we are very appreciative of your kind comments and overall review. We do hope to see you...

Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed November 7, 2013

I spend a lot of time in hotels. I have stayed in a lot great hotels. The Palomar is a rare combination of excellence in service, atmosphere, location and price. We checked in at 4pm on a Friday. Within 10 minutes of being getting out of the car, we were in our suite and staring out over an amazing city...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear JS, It is absolutely wonderful to read such a kind review and I cannot thank you enough for sharing with the Trip Advisor community! Thank you for choosing to stay with us here and I am happy to hear that you were able to enjoy our neighborhood of Chicago and that you encountered great service throughout your visit. We...

Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed November 4, 2013

We stayed here the Evenng of Saturday, November 2nd for our Wedding Anniversary. I wanted the night to be perfect for My Wife and I had been dealing with the Concierge, Mark, well in advance. He went above and beyond and exceeded ALL expectations! I was impressed, but more importantly to me, so was My Wife. Dinner at The Signature...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear KevinOM, I know that we have already corresponded via email regarding your recent visit with us for your wedding anniversary, but I wanted to reach out here as well to say thank you, so very much for all of your praise and wonderful feedback from your experience. It is absolutely terrific to hear how great your time with us...

Shorewood, Illinois
Reviewed November 3, 2013

I was very impressed by the service received here. The location was excellent...within walking distance to everything we wanted to do. Check in and out was quick and friendly. They paid attention to every detail...even sent a bottle of wine to the room for my husband's birthday! Complimentary wine hour was great...flatbreads they served were delicious. I highly recommend trying...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear asil24, Thank you so much for your gracious review here on Trip Advisor. We certainly love to hear when our guests truly enjoyed their visit, especially when celebrating a special occasion - please wish your husband a belated Happy Birthday! I do thank you for choosing to stay with us and I hope you will do so again for...

Chicago IL
Reviewed November 3, 2013

Stayed for an extended weekend at the Palomar. What a beautiful hotel! Updated rooms and bathrooms. The service is wonderful and everyone is very friendly. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. The beds are very comfortable. It is located in a great area of Chicago. You can walk to everything. They have a great one hour wine reception...

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GMPalChi, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review

Dear KathyBill1, We very much appreciate your praise and kind comments - and I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us on your extended downtown weekend! It is great to hear that you were able to enjoy your visit and all that we have to offer as a Kimpton Hotel. We certainly hope you will come...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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 Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

Address: 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4803 (Formerly Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel)
Location: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Price Range: $214 - $533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago 4.5*
Number of rooms: 261
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Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Chicago
#7 Spa Hotel in Chicago
#7 Business Hotel in Chicago
#9 Family Hotel in Chicago
#10 Green Hotel in Chicago
#11 Luxury Hotel in Chicago
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“The upper floors have wonderful city/skyscraper views.”
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“Comfortable beds, great desk for business, includes reading chair.”
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“Exceptionally quiet with no noise from other guests even though it was sold out. Due to in town location you may get traffic noise.”
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“We had a higher up room. I think I'd prefer that to a lower floor because we got more sun and had a little view.”
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