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Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

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Move into luxury and sophisticated, art-filled style at Kimpton 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.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Grade: 100 out of 100
235Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
55Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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The Kimptom Palomar was excellent. Very friendly staff and great attention to detail. Just up the street from the Gas Lamp quarter. So many places to go within easy walking distance. Would definitely come back.
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Hip staff, friendly, and what is still emblematic of Kimpton's original style. Yes, all of San Diego seems "sketch" to be honest and this location is in heart of that cities vibe. Sketch=homeless and street people galore. Welcome to a big city in warm CA. Regardless, no issues
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Custumer service is excellent from the valet to the front desk to the restaurant. In the morning I was greeted with hot coffee and tea, and in the evening I returned to wine hour. The room and bathroom were very nice, with thoughtful touches like a cushy bathrobe, delicious bath
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The hotel staff -- Lea, Sarah, Astrid in particular -- were friendly, professional and very helpful throughout our stay. We enjoyed several meals (breakfast and dinner) at the restaurant. Iyana, our server at breakfast, gave us some great recommendations for enjoying the sights
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Response from JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
Responded 6 days ago
Hello Pamela612, Thank you for taking the time to recognize our staff by name and the nice comments. It is a pleasure to pass along your kinds notes to the team. While I'm happy to hear that you enjoyed the hotel, it is very disappointing to hear about your final experience. We take this very seriously and do our utmost to ensure the comfort level of our guests. I'm very sorry about this encounter as well as the impression you have been left with. If you are back in the area, I hope you will consider visiting our Kimpton Solamar Hotel that is located near the ball park and the East Village area. It sounds like that would be a great fit and we would love to have you back at one of our hotels and continue to serve you! Thank you, Jim Hollister General Manager
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The Paloma’s staff is always gracious and extremely accommodating. Our suite had a beautiful view and was stylish yet comfortable. The staff, from the bellman to the housekeeper were all personable and made our stay special
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Response from JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
Responded 1 week ago
Hello Connector62019984775, We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we were able to help make it special. Thank you for the "kudos" about our Palomar team and I'll happily share your comments and we hope your plans will bring you back for a future visit! Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager
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Incredible view from our suite on the 11th floor.
Note offering things guests might need in the bathroom.
Glass sliding door to bathroom - gaps on either side when shut. Not ideal for privacy if someone needs to use the toilet.
Glass sliding door to bathroom - gaps on either side when shut.
The mattress on the fold-out sofa in the one bedroom suite was very thin and the metal wiring within it dug into your body.
Thank you sdgirl077 for the response and you have "done our job for us" by the info you passed along. RhendTsa, please let us know if you have any other questions. Best Regards, Patty Fletcher
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Hello I think you may have emailed the hotel directly and received an answer from our front office manager, George Williams? If not, please reach out to the hotel directly and ask to be connected to my extension and we can chat further. Thank you, Patty Fletcher
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Hello DavenSF With regard to your question on smoking, our entire hotel (including the pool deck) is a non-smoking property. If you have any other questions, please let us know. Have a nice day.
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Hello. Our parking is for Valet parking and offers in/out privileges during the day. There are other lots in the local area and there is one across the street from the hotel that is approximately $30.00 per day. If you have any additional questions, let us know. Patty Fletcher
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Hello The Palomar no longer has spa services (or a hot tub and sauna). However, we can assist in either making recommendations for spa treatments if needed or perhaps, setting something up for you. Please let us know if you have any further questions. Best Regards, Patty Fletcher
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"High Floors to avoid noise and south area of building if possible"
"The Skyline rooms are the best in my opinion."
"Bigger TV please. "
"Make sure you get a Skyline room. Even better, book the 1 bedroom corner suite. Two balconies! Amazing views."
"Make sure you check for towels!! I only had a bath towel. But everything else was perfect. "
$209 - $506 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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