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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights over President's weekend. The hotel is in a great location. We were greeted upon arrival by the friendly front desk staff and were lucky to be able to check in early (around 1 pm). The room (2205) was on the small side but well laid out, clean and comfortable with two queen beds. As we were...

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Linda M - Thanks for bringing the family in to enjoy the long weekend! It is great that the kids enjoyed the cookie currency we offer and of course you were able to make it to wine hour. Kimpton Karma is a great way to also get deals and other extra perks which you wisely took advantage of. Hopefully you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for one night and were very happy with the location, cleanliness of our room and friendliness of the staff! Upon arrival we were given champagne which was a great way to start our trip! The hotel was in walking distance of many popular sites and great restaurants so we did not need to use our car. The...

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

gabcohen24 - I won't make you name names but I hope since we were your 2nd Kimpton, we are your #1! It was great to have you celebrating with us and that you took advantage of our prime location. When are we popping the next bottle of champagne?!? Regards, Pete

Ventnor City, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked a stay at the Palomar in Philadelphia, for my wife's birthday arriving on Saturday, February 18. From the minute I walked toward the front desk, I knew we picked the perfect place! The hotel staff was the most inviting, friendliest and caring people you could imagine. Their commitment to make our stay memorable, relaxing and enjoyable was short...

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Alfred L - I completely agree that you picked the perfect place! We pride ourselves on service and will always make decisions based on that priority. And aside from that, who doesn't love a nice bottle of wine and dessert? Regards, Pete

Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a birthday weekend and had a great time. It is in the middle of center city, making walking or taking a short trip via cab or public transportation very easy. The rooms are comfortable and clean. There is a daily wine hour which was nice to look forward to each day. I had my dog with...

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

librarianofbabel - Thanks for the awesome review and celebrating your birthday with us! We make it a point for everyone (animals included) who comes through our doors to feel comfortable which will always be our top priority. Can't wait till the next celebration. Regards, Pete

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed staying at Kimpton Hotel Palomar. The rooms were newly updated and had a fun vibe. The hotel amenities were nice. Lots of good eats and shopping with in walking distance. We enjoyed the fire place located in the lobby.

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Martha L - The fire place is great, our lobby definitely wouldn't be the same without it. And you are absolutely right, virtually any store you can imagine is around the corner and the restaurant scene is endless! Don't be a stranger. Regards, Pete

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in town for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. We have stayed at the Palomar before and have always had an excellent experience. The staff is wonderful and always pleasant and helpful. The location is also really nice. Easy walking distance to great restaurants and bars. Would definitely stay at the Palomar again.

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

rschaibl - Happy Anniversary! Thanks for choosing us to celebrate your special day. I hope you will come back soon and celebrate a different occasion. Just can't beat our location... Regards, Pete

Merseyside
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for one night before seeing Luke Bryan at the BB&T pavillion. The hotel was beautifully appointed. The hotel room was of a good size and provided all the amenities you would expect of a hotel with this reputation. The hotel is definitely stylish and the lobby is impressive. I would recommend this hotel

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

AlpinaD3 - I should have gone to the Luke Bryan concert... But I digress, so glad you made the right hotel choice for your birthday treat. We're open for all occasions so don't be a stranger! Regards, Pete

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel through hotels.com and it is one of the few hotels in the city that has both a Jacuzzi tub option and wine happy hour (5-6 p.m. every day). Check-in was very easy and the room was beautiful. The Jacuzzi tub was huge and exactly what I wanted. The staff were very friendly and we had our...

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Yorky M - To my knowledge, we are the ONLY hotel in Philly that has both a jacuzzi tub option and free happy hour. However, challenge accepted, if someone else has it, I will find it! I am glad everything worked out as planned for you and hope you can swing through for another visit soon. Regards, Pete

Allentown, PA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a weekend getaway and loved it. Not a single complaint. We took advantage of many amenities - daily happy hour, our spa tub, and room service for breakfast. Room service, as expected, was pricey, but delicious. The room was super comfortable and the location is perfect for much of what philly has to offer. I would highly recommend!

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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

OhThePlacesIWillGo - I believe for all the places that you go, all the hotels should be Kimpton and then you won't go wrong with the places... On a different note, thank you so much for the wonderful comments and I hope you'll make it back to the City of Brotherly Love soon! Regards, Pete

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Palomar is lovely. The décor is very contemporary with a hint of quirkiness. The staff, everyone from valet who greeted us to workers who happened to share an elevator with us, smiled and said hello /happy New Year. Warning, if you don’t like animals this is not the place for you; BUT if you love dogs (and cats)...

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JC F - A 5-star post delayed is better than no 5-star post at all! So glad you were able to ring in the new year with us (Auld Lang Syne). Being pet friendly is a Kimpton staple and we are happy to accommodate any animal that can fit through the front door. Thanks again and come back soon (before...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • 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
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: £133 - £452 (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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#2 Spa Hotel in Philadelphia
#2 Green Hotel in Philadelphia
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#5 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
#5 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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