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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is in the perfect location, the staff is very nice, the rooms (albeit small) are very clean. It is a busy area and it is hard to drop off your car-that is the only negative. But the valets do their very best and hustle to take/get your car. I also liked that checkout was noon so I didn't...

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Kent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I've stayed here twice this year and both times the service and standard were excellent. The restaurant next door is expensive but there are lots of other options around the hotel, it's in the best location. Free wine hour at 5pm is a must! I would come back in a heart beat

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Malibu
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stay here every year at Thanksgiving. The room is great. the staff is great. The amenities are great. We just love the place. The location couldn't be better. We will stay here for many years to come

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Rancho Santa Fe, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were here for 4 nights & before checkout, we booked our next stay back again. The room was extremely comfortable with an exceptionally quiet air conditioner & a really unique & functional bathroom. The tub was huge (didn't use it), placed behind the shower, which made it feel like a shower enclave with view of Walnut Stret. I like...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well decorate room. The bed was one of the most comfortable I've slept in. And I had a crazy big bathtub. At the front desk all of then polite and helpful. Perfectly located. I did tried the breakfast first morning. Good. Although I usually went outside in order to take a look of the city.

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

aaddmus, The jacuzzi tubs are an exceptional feature we offer in select room types. So glad you were able to take advantage and enjoy the brand new mattresses! Next time we can point you to the staff favorite restaurants you missed during this stay. Regards, Pete

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are all eager to please and friendly. That vibe is so pervasive that even the guests are friendly. The rooms are spacious and well appointed with very comfortable beds. Bathrooms are large. Climate control is very good. Walking location to most destinations of interest - or easy public transport. WiFi works well. All is clean. Evening hosted wine reception...

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

DAS102, While we love our hotel and location, we truly believe the most important aspect we can provide is our staff. To say I am thrilled that you had such positive encounters with everyone is an understatement. Thank you for the kinds words and we all look forward to hosting you again soon. Regards, Pete

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Kimpton Palomar in Philadelphia for one night and wished I could have stayed longer. The place is perfectly situated for both business and shopping in the city. Very nice room with all the amenities of a 5 star hotel. The hotel serves complimentary wine and cheese every afternoon which is a nice touch. The staff were also...

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

Prop19, Thanks for the great review! Next time you definitely have to stay for more than one night and capitalize on everything Philly has to offer. Kimpton's signature wine hour is always a crowd pleaser and a great time for the staff to get to know everyone. I will be sure to pass on your comments about the staff! Regards,...

Fairfield, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was great. Very beautiful entrance with very nice staff. We did not go to the restaurant but it looked very good. Seats in the main lobby are comfortable. We got a great connecting room with a good bathroom and shower. View out of the window was bad. We were facing the back side of the hotel, and out...

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

Traveltips1234, Thank you for the wonderful comments about the staff! We believe the single greatest impact is and always will be the staff. While we cannot do much about our location and the buildings around us, we will never stop striving to create an overall awesome experience. Regards, Pete

Princeton, NJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really like Kimpton hotels overall - though some are oddly quirky - and this is SURELY one of them! The location is good, the hallways are bright, and clean... but there are some really odd quirks. I was upgraded (thanks kimpton!) to a small suite because I am an inner circle member. The suite was small to be a...

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

Jnn_75, Thank you for joining us and your loyalty to Kimpton as an Inner Circle member. We can certainly address the unintentional background music in the bathroom and just about any other issue that comes up! Feel free to shoot me an email so we can chat further, peter.diorio@hotelpalomar.com. Regards, Pete

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for 6 nights in a twin-queen equipped room. The hotel itself prides itself on its original design and service both of which were up to scratch. The hotel's footprint is pretty small so there are not many communal areas if you want to escape your room but due to the very central location you're better off getting outside...

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

rafsanchez, Thank you for joining us for an extended period of time. I appreciate the acknowledgement of our service levels which is our main focus day in and day out. Space is a bit limited in the Center City area but it does give us access to a plethora of local spots. Hopefully we will see you again soon! Regards,...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
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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: ₹ 11,102 - ₹ 30,922 (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
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
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