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Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

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#64 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Zurich
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great little boutique hotel, friendly staff, clean, modern and intimate. Nice complimentary happy hour and snacks every day, a welcome touch. The rooms are comfortable, though clothes pegs are missing. There is a small wardrobe, but nowhere to just hang your jacket or the clothes you have worn but don't want to put back in the wardrobe. It meant the...

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Dear Travelpack200, Thank you so much for staying with us! I'm so glad you were able to enjoy social hour daily. I am sorry you were not able to enjoy the bar up at the pool, we are excited to be launch Level 4 Bar this Memorial Day Weekend for the Summer Season. We always are able to offer Food...

baltimore, md
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a big fan of Kimpton and this one did not disappoint. I traveled to San Diego for a conference being held at the Palomar. My husband accompanied me as he planned to extend his stay to include a trip to visit relatives in Santa Barbara. Upon check-in Brian Lando (shout out to a great employee) noticed that my...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello cammieBaltimore_Md Your comments make our day and honored by your Kimpton loyalty! It's great to hear that you checked out the Palomar and enjoyed your stay. Thanks so much for the "kudos" to Brian and I'll happily share your comments with him. Based on you loving the beds, the suite you stayed in and the tasty treats from Curadero,...

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would 100 recommend this place to others. Great staff and service wonderful room and great location!! Great for a couples trip or just a very nice place to stay. Offer great amenities and upscale experience!

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello hollaatchakat, We 100 per cent appreciate your awesome comments and recommendation of the Palomar! This is music to our ears and we're so happy to hear that you enjoyed the location, our staff and the hotel. That is great news and we hope you will back to visit us again soon! Cheers, Jim Hollister General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good spot just off the gas lamp area. Staff were friendly. Booked a room for a special occasion n received a bottle of champagne n chocolate strawberrys which was a nice surprise but they gave as a disable room. They should really let u know if they allocate u a room if it has these features as there was no...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello David P We're happy to hear that you chose the Palomar for your stay to celebrate a special occasion! We love celebrating our guests and surprising them with a little something. Please let us know in advance as we definitely want to work to get your preferred room type and I'm sorry if the room you stayed in was...

Grand Haven, Michigan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Hotel Palomar for a business trip. I love boutique hotels & Hotel Palomar did not disappoint. I recieved daily notes from housekeeping and texts from the front desk to ensure all my needs were met. The staff truly rolled out the red carpet! The ecletic decor, afternoon wine/appetizer hours & central location were added bonuses.

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hi tinabutler2016 We're thrilled to hear that the Palomar and your stay here was a hit! That makes our day. Thank you for taking the time to share your awesome feedback and we hope this means you will be back again soon for another visit. Cheers, Jim Hollister General Manager

Naperville, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is very convenient to explore the Gaslamp Quarter. The room I stayed in (715) is kind of small with the window overlooking the HVAC utilities of another building. The bathroom and shower room is contemporary in style although I don't particularly like the shower where there is only a half glass enclosure, thus the water tends to go...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Jeofrey B We're happy to hear our location worked well for you to get out and explore the local area. We appreciate the convenience to the Gaslamp and all it has to offer. It's great to hear that you will definitely stay here again if you're in the area, and we hope that happens soon and you come and...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travel a ton on business.We have all the loyalty programs. When it is personal travel, we always look for Kimpton. In San Diego, where we are often for family, We always stay at a Kimpton property. Palomar is our favorite because it is close enough to the Gas Lamp district, but not too close. However, if you prefer closer,...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hi DaneNY We're so happy the Palomar is your "go-to" Kimpton when you're in San Diego! We love hearing that and appreciate your loyalty to Kimpton. So appreciate the kudos about our team (we think they are pretty special too). And of course, we enjoy having our "4-legged guests" and it's great to hear that works well for you and...

Corrales, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kimpton in San Diego while my husband was one of his work trips to San Diego. That left me with a day at the spa (lucky girl)! I was pretty much the only person there and had the entire lounge area to myself to enjoy with a glass of champagne. I enjoyed a lovely massage by...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Keishawixom Thank you for sharing the feedback about your past stay. We're happy to hear that you loved your first spa experience and we appreciate your candid comments about your second visit. We chatted with our Spa Manager, Gwen today about your visit and I'd be happy to discuss this further with you. If you would please email our...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a one night stay in the Gaslamp District. Hotel is very nice, very clean, and staff was great. Used the Public Bikes to bike around the harbor which was great and free of charge. Was able to check in an hour early and got a corner room with great views of Downtown San Diego. Free wine happy hour was...

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Keenan414 It sounds like you had a great time visiting San Diego and biking around the harbor. We think our city's views are awesome and hope you did as well. Thank you for sharing about your stay at the Palomar. We're thrilled to read your great comments and happy to hear you enjoyed our social hour offered daily in...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relatively small rooftop area but this creates a more intimate setting for summer rooftop pool parties. This serves as a nice, occasional alternative to some of the larger venues with enormous crowds.

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JHH42, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, responded to this review

Hello Mark R It's great to hear that you enjoyed our rooftop area and Level Four Pool Lounge. We appreciate hearing that it was a comfortable setting for you and we're looking forward to kicking off our summer program and entertainment on the pool deck. It is hard to believe that summer is so close and the San Diego warm...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Move into luxury and sophisticated, art-filled style at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego. In the center of downtown arts and culture, surrounded by award-winning theaters and nightlife and just steps from San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter, our boutique Kimpton Hotel is a top choice for both work and play. ... more   less 

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Address: 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $260 - $637 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego 4.5*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Se Hotel San Diego
San Diego Se Hotel
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#17 Business Hotel in San Diego
#22 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#23 Green Hotel in San Diego
#26 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#62 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Splurge on a suite with a balcony. Balcony suites are on the corner of the building so it is very quiet.”
cammieBaltimore_Md, 20 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you enjoy the wine hour!”
DaneNY, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“King spa- highly recommended”
whywhywhy10, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the 15 rooms have a balcony and are great.”
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“Go for the 20th floor! Epic views!”
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