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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

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Lakeland, Florida
Reviewed October 10, 2013

I recently had to make a modification to our upcoming Thanksgiving week reservation and had the great fortune of Ben in reservations to help me accomplish the task. He quickly made and confirmed the change but he also took the time to advise me of all of the hotel's great amenities. I kept him on the phone a bit longer...

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

Dear Renegade2013, Thank you for taking this time to highlight your reservations experience even BEFORE your visit! Ben is truly one of our most helpful and knowledgeable associates who consistently provides such excellent service, and we cannot thank you enough for calling him out here in your review. Please know that we are certainly looking forward to your visit over...

Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 9, 2013

Whenever booking a Hotel via the internet you always have that niggling doubt that it looks too good,I could find no fault with this Hotel,check in easy,room delightful,bar/restaurant worthy of staying in hotel for. Best recommendation is that I would definitely return,location perfect,easy walk to all,underground across the street. Hotel pool looked great,amazing view from terrace. Would have loved to...

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

Dear Audrey P, I could not be happier to read that you chose to stay with us, even after some cyber-doubt, which I completely understand in today's world! We are very glad you did so and that you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the shout-outs to our restaurant, Sable Kitchen and Bar - one of the best in the city!...

Chicago
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This a very nice hotel in a prime location in the city of Chicago. We attended our friend's wedding on September 21st. The reception staff were very welcoming and could not have been more helpful. All the rooms appear very comfortable and clean and everything in the hotel appeared to be in pristine condition. We spent the night after my...

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

Dear Tri N, Thank you for your kind review here on Trip Advisor. Great to hear that you had a wonderful time at your friend's wedding, and that you were comfortable in your room and well-treated throughout. I see you're in Chicago with us so we hope to have you with us again soon - maybe for a staycation getaway!...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed October 7, 2013

My family & I stayed at the Palomar for 6 nights in early August. Upon arrival we were greeted by the valet and at check-in all the employees were ready to help us with a smile; especially Bobby. He had all of our hard to get reservations planned & prepared. Check-in was quick & efficient, luggages were brought up quickly....

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

Dear Viken P, Such a positive and warm review! We cannot thank you enough for choosing to stay with us on your family holiday. It is great to hear that you and your family, especially your daughters, enjoyed our Kimpton kids' perks, robes, beach balls, and indoor pool. We really appreciate your calling out Bobby and his expert assistance he...

Ashford, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 7, 2013

This a very nice hotel in a prime location close to restaurants and shops. The reception staff were very welcoming and could not have been more helpful. The rooms were very comfortable and clean and everything in the hotel appeared to be in pristine condition. The complementary wine and snacks at 5 pm and the chilled lemon water in the...

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

Dear Mal033, Thank you for such a wonderful review of our hotel. I cannot thank you enough for your detailed descriptions of our fun perks, special Kimpton touches, and the quality of service and your room accommodations. My favorite part is, of course, where you considered us the best hotel in which you stayed on your holiday! Music to our...

Georgia
Reviewed October 7, 2013

What a great and a relaxing stay! This is our second time staying at a Kimpton hotel. The hotel: The hotel itself is located right in downtown with a number of restaurants and shops just outside the door - all within minutes of walking. We were on the 12th floor and booked a City View room, which had amazing views...

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

Dear swluv2001, Allow me to thank you for such a detailed and positive review! You described our hotel wonderfully and I love that you were able to take in, not only all that our hotel has to offer, but the surrounding area as well. I definitely recommend eating dinner at Sable the next time you are in town. I guarantee...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here Labor Day weekend in a 1 bdrm suite - it was spacious with amazing bathroom! I loved the spa tub! Great bed, decor etc. I got a great deal and would totally recommend - we live the Kimpton nightly HH - we enjoyed the sangria and in the am they even had a light bfast & coffee...

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

Dear 2141Travel, Thank you for sharing your review with the Trip Advisor community! Wonderful to hear that you enjoyed the Labor Day holiday here with us and that your suite was exactly what you desired. I do have a soft spot for our pet goldfish here and always love to hear when our guests enjoy their company! We appreciate your...

Yorkshire
Reviewed October 6, 2013

My wife and I stayed at the Palomar for 4 nights early in September. The location is ideal - bus routes and subway and within walking distance to some attractions. We chose the Palomar after staying at the Eventi in New York, another Kimpton Hotel, we were not disappointed. Staff were welcoming, helpful, courteous and efficient in all areas of...

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

Dear Eddie-Yorkshire, Thank you for sharing your recent stay details and gracious comments with the Trip Advisor community! I have to say, it sounds like you did Chicago right! And most of all, I love to hear that you have become a loyal Kimpton fan and we cannot thank you enough for choosing us for your stay in Chicago. Please...

Norwood, Massachusetts
Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

The place is great! They will get you anything you need. Great restaurant in the lobby. This place is super classy. I was here for a wedding. The grilled cheese bites with tomato soup were unbelievable. My meal was steak, that was to die for. Joe

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

Dear joefrommass, So good to hear that all was great with your visit! Sable does offer some of the best food in town, for both banquets and in the dining room. Thank you for such wonderful praise of your visit and Sable. Very much appreciated and we hope to see you again! Sincerely, Adam Gurgiolo AGM - Palomar Chicago

tividale
Reviewed October 5, 2013

Husband and I stayed here for four nights in August. This is the fourth trip to Chicago with different hotels each time, and this was definitely a great place to stay. The front desk staff were always ready to help, and were quick to have a coffee maker installed in our room as soon as we asked about it. We...

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Dear bmtours, Thank you so much for sharing your comments and details from your stay with us this summer! I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your visit and that you were well-treated by our front desk team throughout your stay. Glad that you were able to partake in our perks, and we certainly hope you have become a...

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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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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 Business Hotel in Chicago
#7 Spa 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.”
waynecs2017, 1 week ago | Read review
“Free wi-fi with Kimpton Rewards account (free)”
175shawnr, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Comfortable beds, great desk for business, includes reading chair.”
VictoriaC410, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Exceptionally quiet with no noise from other guests even though it was sold out. Due to in town location you may get traffic noise.”
JustABeachBum58, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“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.”
carolsQ8443TF, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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