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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We love Kimpton hotels! Having stayed in Alexandria, DC and Baltimore, we were sure that Philadelphia would not disappoint - and it didn't! We love the modern decor of these hotels. Location is great for walking distance to all the touristy things as well as restaurants and shopping. Hop on a complimentary bike for a quicker way to get around.... More 

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Glen Allen, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My family was very excited to be staying in such a well rated and highly reviewed property on our trip to Philadelphia. This was not the place for us. They didn't do anything particularly wrong or off putting. the concierge and check in was efficient. they accommodated a room request. The room was clean albeit on the smaller side. the... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this hotel which we both loved. We were able to find a great rate online which was reasonable for kimpton. Hotel is in a great loc - walking distance to restaurants and shopping. No onsite parking so either find a spot or a lot. Rooms had Nice decor w comfortable bed/bedding Amazing pressure from... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Since I travel a lot, I always look for great locations! Palomar does not disappoint! Rooms are small, decor kind of dark. Understand it is an older building, boutique-y, clean, friendly, ambiance, all there, but not quite a 5. Would we go back? Yes, definitely!

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed there for five nights and were very impressed with everything we experienced with the hotel. Everyone there was very friendly and welcoming. The lady that checked us in asked if it was our first time visiting Philadelphia and we told her it was, she wrote down popular places to visit as well as some of... More 

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Lauren R - Thank you for spending the week with us. Love that you were able to go back for seconds (recommendations). There are so many great restaurants here that it's impossible to hit them all, even in one trip. And Palomar is right in the heart of them in Rittenhouse Square. Can't wait to see you again (soon) -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A memorable 90th birthday for my mother. We flew in for a special event, but over-the-top customer service at this beautiful hotel has made the whole experience far more special than we expected. I want to acknowledge the contribution of every single staff member with whom we interacted in both the hotel and the excellent restaurant Square 1682. I include... More 

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

gden2 - A belated happy birthday to your mother! I could only hope for such an awesome birthday any time between now and 90! Thank you for spending it with us and allowing us to have as much fun as you were having. Best wishes - Mark More 

New York, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sooooo we(family of 4 - the boys are 5 & 7 and myself and hubby) stayed at the kimpton and there were things that were "nice" but I didn't LOVE! I desperately wanted to, but I would say it's very close to 4 stars. I love being pampered on vacation (even if it's just a weekend trip) and I didn't... More 

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Jessica S - Thanks for giving us the opportunity. Sorry you didn't feel the "love". I promise we'll keep refining that cookie recipe and finding new ways to enhance wine hour (and the rest of your stay). We want to have everybody walk away feeling special, and that will continue to be our goal. Hopefully we'll see you again on... More 

Saint Simons Island, Georgia, Usa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In the case of the Palomar, it was the "extra" attention to detail that got you there! Mornings start @ 6:00 with free coffee, 3 newspapers and fresh apples. The service at the "station" is exemplary. The day ends in the same spot with a free reception that features wine, champagne and truffle oiled popcorn. Again, great service. The fitness... More 

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

809kevinw - Thanks for staying with us and thanks for the great feedback. The good news is that we have coffee makers available (by request). Rather than add something else to your room that our guests may or may not need, we deliver them when you let us know you need a cup before the cup. We do have pet... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kimpton Hotel Palomar in Philadelphia is modern with beautiful, comfortable rooms. It is centrally located downtown giving you access to the great modernization of Philadelphia. The restaurants near the hotel are top notch! I had a fabulous time staying there.

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Jason E - Thank you for choosing the Palomar. It's definitely hard to beat Rittenhouse Square for a visit to Philadelphia. Great restaurants (as you mentioned - including our own Square1682!), great shops, great bars, great sights. Cheers - Mark More 

Maine
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at the Kimpton Palomar at about 7pm and was looking forward to checking into our two rooms and getting some dinner. We were greeted by the front desk staff who proceeded to put us in two rooms on separate floors. While I know adjoining rooms are never guaranteed, this was not going to work for us an our kids.... More 

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Mark_HayesPHL, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

MaineMOM2 - Thanks for spending some time at the Palomar with your family! Sorry we missed the opportunity to have you all next door to each other. Our flexibility with adjacent rooms is limited as we only have 12 rooms per floor and only 4 rooms (2 sets of 2) are adjoining. We'll do better next time (hoping there is... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is the first LEED Gold Certified luxury hotel in the heart of Center City is a testament to superior eco-friendly hotel design, personalized service and genuinely warm hospitality. Hotel Palomar is a unique luxury boutique hotel that features a striking lobby, the critically acclaimed Square 1682 restaurant and on-site fitness center. Throughout our boutique hotel, original artwork dynamically interacts with soft hues, luxurious custom furnishings and original architectural detailing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

Address: 117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5025
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: $200 - $535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia 4.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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