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Birdsboro, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks 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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Peter D, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

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...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

in Philly for a consult at Children's Hospital -- a quick 10 minute drive across the river, so location was great. Love the Palomar! Lots of character, great responsive service, easy valet parking and bell service. Friendly and helpful staff. Very comfortable room (stayed in the 1 bedroom suite, sitting room was great for our daughter and the baby, our...

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

Elizabeth V - The spa tub is hard NOT to love and I am so glad your family was able to enjoy it! We are lucky to be partnered with Square 1682 as they have definitely established themselves as a local favorite in addition to being our adjacent restaurant. Looking forward to the next visit! Regards, Pete

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed over just for one night in December. The hotel is well located and clean, with a lovely warming atmosphere when you arrive. Found the room to be huge and similar to the Washington Palomar, well decorated and modern. I struggled sleeping on the evening however due to noise from the street. We were on the 6th floor and still...

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

DarrenHailes - We are definitely in the "heart of the action"! As a base point for Philly, it really does not get any better. Sorry to hear you had issues with the street noise. I'm sure we can find a higher floor for you next time! Regards, Pete

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In town for a recent show at the Kimmel center, we decided to get a hotel overnight and avoid driving home late in the evening. After some searching and price-checking, I decided on the Kimpton Hotel. The description was intriguing, it was within walking distance of the places we wanted to go, and a room with king-size bed and spa...

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

amy s - I'm so sorry to hear about your experience with the tub. I can assure you that this is the first time I've heard of anything like this happening and I guarantee our team can fix the issue. I am sure you did but please let us know the minute these things happen, especially if you feel your...

Savannah, Georgia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here 3 nights while traveling for work. Pros: convenient location, comfortable beds, complimentary happy hour in the lobby, "hipster" feel. Cons: street noise for low level rooms, slow wifi, small rooms.

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

BND0131 - Thanks for the comments. I promise I don't qualify as a "hipster" and definitely fit right in around this hotel but you are on to something that are design is more unique than your average hotel. Sorry to hear about the wifi, we recently just doubled our bandwidth so I will definitely be looking in to this more...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favorite hotel in Philadelphia. It has my favorite bath products as well. The bedding gets a 10. It's the type of bed you wanna jump in and just lay around. I've stayed here three times. Each one has had a different bathroom, not that I'm complaining. Simple room lay out. Very modern. Bar downstairs, and room service....

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

james g - Thanks for the 5 star review! Being a converted building, we do have quite a few different room layouts as you noticed but every one of them has our Kimpton signature sealy mattress. We appreciate your continued stays with us and hope to see you again soon. Regards, Pete

Emeryville, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to especially give five to the clerk that checked me in (Titus). Titus greeted me with a smile, gave great suggestions on how to tour the city. (Even though this was a business trip, I arrived a couple of days early to tour the city) It just so happened to be 'restaurant week', all reputable restaurants we completely...

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

JadaRoseman - Palomar for the win! I will definitely pass on your gratitude to Titus as well as the rest of our staff and appreciate all the wonderful comments. Looking forward to your next trip, maybe outside of restaurant week though so we can get you in to even more phenomenal spots in the city. Regards, Pete

Vienna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just loved this hotel. It is centrally located between the shopping district, great food places and not too far from the museums.This hotel gives a real city feel. Loved the wine hour as well as the fabulous staff. Kimpton hires the best, most courteous staff.

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

Miriam P - I agree Kimpton hires the best staff and I think we hire the best staff within Kimpton (competition among ourselves is intense)! Pair our staff with our location, why stay anywhere else?!? There are always more restaurants to try and shops to visit so all the more reason that we should see you again very soon. Regards,...

New York, NY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a weekend getaway to Philadelphia we stayed at the Palomar. It was a great spot! --First and foremost the staff are wonderful. Everyone is friendly and solicitous. Their enthusiasm is infectious! Roshid the concierge was especially helpful. Thank you! --Design of the hotel is Kimpton elegant meets whimsy. They pull it off well here! The room was spacious, very...

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

NYinTransit - Our location is pretty hard to beat and we top it off with some of the best staff around. Roshid is an amazing guy and a pro in all elements of our industry. Let's get a few more weekend getaways on the books sooner than later! Regards, Pete

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family was coming into the city on New Year's Day to explore Philly for a few days. We arrived in the afternoon and our room wasn't quite ready, so we walked a few blocks down to see the Mummer's Parade. When our rooms still weren't ready by 5pm, the staff was beyond apologetic and gave us a free dinner...

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

Katie1216 - The Mummer's Parade is certainly quite the event and one of the many things that make Philly such an exciting place. I'm sorry about the delay in your room but thrilled to hear that the team made it right. We limit the "oops moments" as much as possible but when they do happen, we work extra hard to...

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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 

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Address: 117 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5025
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Philadelphia > City Center West
Price Range: ₹ 11,231 - ₹ 37,706 (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
#5 Business Hotel in Philadelphia
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