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Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is very nice, great roof top bar. You can walk to Seaport Village, Petco Park, Horton Plaza is across the street from the hotel. Lots of charming restaurants and bars are nearby. I had a Skyline queen room. It was very nice with great views. The hotel restaurant, Saltbox, is very good, we had breakfast there, the menu... More 

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Thank LSor3
JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear LSor3 Thank you for taking the time to share and for the awesome feedback. We're thrilled to hear that you are a fan of Kimpton Hotels and to know that you enjoyed your stay at the Palomar! I'm happy to hear that our location worked well for you to get around and take in the local area. We hope... More 

Santa Barbara, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a girls getaway, the rooms were lovely and the service was phenomenal. Big shout out to Paul the pool bartender, who we spent most of the day with on Friday. He took the time to greet everyone that came to the pool, going around offering menus, taking orders, refilling beverages, telling us where to put our things... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Krisiann Z So glad to hear you had a fun girls getaway and enjoyed your stay at the Palomar! Thank you for the awesome feedback and taking time to mention our staff. We will be happy to share this with Paul's managers. It's really nice of you to share your experience and for the "shout-out" about our team and... More 

san diego
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time here during the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. The room is clean and staff were friendly, especially at the restaurant where we had lunch. Our waitress Eliana was very friendly. They serve coffee and tea in the morning along with juice in the lobby. It was a wonderful way to treat guests especially as they... More 

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Thank momof7now
JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear momof7now, Thank you for sharing your feedback and choosing the Palomar for your recent stay. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciate you taking the time to mention Eliana. We will be happy to share this with our team. Hopefully, your plans will bring you back our way again soon. Again, thank you! Sincerely, Jim... More 

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101 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my second stay at the Palomar and I had another good time at the hotel. The hotel is nice, clean and modern. My room was comfortable, although a bit small. My only complaints, if you can call them that, are that the TV seemed a bit smaller than those in most hotel rooms and the bathroom has a... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear "fwy" Thank you for returning to the Palomar for a second stay-we're so happy to hear you visit the hotel again. We appreciate all of your feedback and the nice comments about the hotel. I'm sorry if the TV and shower were not ideal for your comfort and viewing. We're so glad that you did enjoy your stay and... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured the West Coast and this was our favourite hotel. Quirky, modern, but comfortable with attentive service. Amazing location, great views from the skyline rooms and a great base from which to explore a great city! We wouldn't consider staying anywhere else next time...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear SNDE We're so honored by your feedback and to hear we were your favorite hotel during your West Coast Tour. Thank you-your comments make our day! And, to know we would be your hotel of choice while visiting San Diego is the "icing on the cake". We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at this hotel is excellent. Everyone we spoke to was warm, friendly and helpful. The room was very cool. I would have rated it 5 out of 5 except for one little detail...the shower. It looks great. However, there is no place to hang a wash cloth and there are no grab bars. I thought that was something... More 

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Thank Cheryl P
JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Cheryl P Thank you for choosing the Palomar and for taking the time to share feedback with us. We so appreciate all of your kind comments and the "shout-out" about our staff. I'm sorry to hear that the shower configuration was not ideal for you. We certainly want all aspects of the guest room to be comfortable and convenient... More 

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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great staff. The hotel was excellent. Great location. Great room. Can't say enough about how nice everyone was. Excellent breakfast, excellent wine hour. I will stay in a Kimpton Palomar again.

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Steven P Thank you for sharing your awesome comments! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and appreciate the great feedback about our staff. If your plans bring you back to San Diego, we hope the Palomar will be at the top of your list for accommodations. Sincerely, JJH More 

Monterrey, Mexico
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30 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed at this hotel with my husband because there was no room at the US Grant. I loved the US Grant and was anxious that my stay at Palomar would not be as nice as the one at the US Grant but the hotel did not disappoint me at all! The hotel has a great location and price... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Ana J We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent stay and appreciate all of your kind feedback. Palomar is honored to have had the opportunity to have you as our guest and appreciate your recommendation of our hotel for others to visit while they are in San Diego. We hope you will keep us in mind in... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a Skyline corner King room with a balcony. It was very comfortable and newly renovated. It had a great view and a balcony that opened tot he living area. Good wifi connection and wonderful staff. They are extremely personable and warm.

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Thank Mary D
JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Mary D We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the view of the skyline. We may be a a bit biased, but we think San Diego and the surrounding area with the bay in view is pretty amazing and we're glad you were able to take it all in. Also, a big thank you for the... More 

Toronto
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we arrived at this perfect downtown location, we had no idea just how classy this place would turn out to be. The staff were all very friendly and helpful right from the start. But it was when we got to the room that we were amazed! We had a king suite with view and it was stunning. The living... More 

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Toronto What an awesome way to start our day-by reading your great feedback. We're so glad to hear that you had such a great time and enjoyed the hotel. Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent visit and for giving such detailed info about the offerings of the hotel. And, the nice notes about... 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 )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Move into luxury and sophisticated, art-filled style at Hotel Palomar San Diego. In the center of downtown arts and culture, surrounded by award-winning theaters and nightlife and just steps from San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, our boutique Kimpton Hotel is a top choice for both work and play. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Address: 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-5101
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $162 - $443 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego 4.5*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Se Hotel San Diego
San Diego Se Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#17 Business Hotel in San Diego
#21 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#23 Green Hotel in San Diego
#26 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#63 Family Hotel in San Diego
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