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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 6 May 2014

A gorgeous hotel and phenomenal team made a full schedule be a relaxing and enjoyable trip. SUCH a treat to know that you are walking into a place that will take care of you and genuinely cares about the stay you are having. And the accommodations couldn't be more comfortable; the bed & linens so luxurious. Every encounter was appreciated...

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

Dear Jacqui B, I'm beyond thrilled to read that you had such a relaxing and enjoyable trip. Thanks for the shout outs to the team. I'll be sure they get the kudos! Come back and see us soon. Best, James

Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

I visit Philadelphia every year. I don't know why I can't find an exceptional hotel here, as the city is so fantastic to visit. The staff was very friendly, and we had no issues regarding service. However, I found the room to be very lacking in luxury and enjoyment. The bed was very uncomfortable, and as soon as I saw...

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

Hi Evasteigerwald, We really hoped you'd love us. I'm so saddened to hear that we fell short. Please know that we do try to consistently deliver a superior guest experience. Should you ever find yourself back in town, please reach out. I'd like to show you that our product and service can live up to your expectations. Regards, James

Reviewed 1 May 2014

I don't know about you but when I travel I look for things I can't get at home, or at the very least I will not take anything lower than my normal standard of living. So naturally I am not so slightly in love with the Kimpton line because of their attention to detail (may be because it's owned by...

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

Dear thesheltons322, Thank you for sharing such great comments. You are welcome to sleep in the tub anytime! We'll never ask you to leave! Although our sister hotel is also great, we hope to see you here next time! Best, James

Jersey City, New Jersey
Reviewed 30 April 2014

We were only in Philadelphia for 1 night and so happy that we stayed at the Palomar. The staff welcomed us with the most amazing energy and friendly smiles. They made us feel right at home, from the minute we arrived by car with the gentleman valeting our car for us. When we walked in we were greeted by a...

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

WCluvsItaly31, Thanks for writing such an awesome review! We're pleased to read you enjoyed your night with us so much. Please come back and see us soon! Best, James

boca raton
Reviewed 30 April 2014

People were nice- rooms small- I mean small !!!!!! The rooms are in ugly dark colors from the 70's .. Room seemed dirty. we noticed when our room was cleaned much was missed ( such as lack of vacuum, dusting, replacement of soap, and coffee ) - NO ice, that's is correct, if you want ice it is only on...

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

Dear Bocaguy6, I'm saddened to read you left feeling this way. Hopefully by now you've been in contact with our valet company to sort through any damage. Like many city hotels, a valet service is necessary as we do not have a parking facility of our own. We partner closely with them to ensure the service levels match the Hotel...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Hotel room was very comfortable, with a great view from my corner room on the 21st floor. The customary Kimpton 'wine hour' had bonus live music which made the foyer / lunge area very happening. Nothing seemed to much trouble for the staff, very helpful and efficient. The restaurant has an interesting 'quirky' menu for both breakfast and dinner, and...

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

Dear Argy2012, We're also enjoying having Dan at wine hour! Don't forget to pop into the bar for a drink afterwards - he makes a killer cocktail! We hope to see you next time! Thanks for reviewing your stay with us. Best, James

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 April 2014

I just stayed here for 3 days on a combination business/personal trip. We were very pleased with every aspect of the hotel. I had let the hotel know we were in town to help our daughter get situated into Philadelphia as she has just moved there. There was a bottle champagne in our room with a very nice personal note...

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

Dear MacAtlantaGa_, It's great to see that we were able to add a little relaxation into your daughters stressful moving weekend! Thanks for staying with us. Hopefully we'll be your home away from home during all future visits. Best, James

Los Angeles
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Lots of reasons to love this hotel! The location can't be beat, the design and aesthetic is warm, comfortable, and approachable, and the service is friendly and professional with a seemingly sincere desire to please. The restaurant is solid, the bar is lively. I had a King Premiere, the views were not as spectacular as promised. I had requested a...

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

Dear Skygirl12, Thanks for your great review. I'm thrilled to see you enjoyed your time with us and will be returning when you're in town next. Can't wait to have you back. Best, James

Troy,NY
Reviewed 27 April 2014

Very nice hotel with a wonderful staff! My husband needed chap stick and called the front desk. They were out of it but said they would have it in a minute. The front desk went out to buy some and delivered it to us in the restaurant! Not sure that I have ever seen such a polite and pleasant staff!...

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

Dear ajdbt, Thank you for your review. Glad to see we were able to assist with the chapstick! Come back and see us soon. Thanks, Kelly

Baltimore, MD, USA
Reviewed 27 April 2014

I stayed at the Palomar for a night on business. The hotel is very well-located, easy to find and an easy walking distance to major business and retail locations. Check-in was a breeze, friendly and efficient. The lobby is ample, but not large, and well laid-out. I was provided a king suite which was generously proportioned and very clean. The...

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

Dear BobinBaltimore, Thank you for staying with us. Glad to see you got in easily and enjoyed the room. We hope to be your go to hotel in Philadelphia for all future business trips! See you soon, James

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • 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: ₹ 12,835 - ₹ 41,424 (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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“Ask for a higher floor to avoid street noise. Friendly to kids/families.”
peggym30, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request a city view. Wifi is free (& other perks) when you join the hotel's complimentary loyalty program.”
329kayr, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Join Karma Rewards for free wifi and a glass of wine at happy hour”
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“If you can, get a room on one of the higher floors for a better view!”
dlculbreath, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I got a room on the 16th floor that was not facing 17th street and it was quiet.”
ahyt, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
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