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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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Iraq
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location. There is not much parking in front of the hotel and it can take 20 minutes for the valets to recover your car from very expensive parking. You can save a little money by dropping your bags in front of the hotel and parking at a garage two blocks away without much additional trouble. We love the wine...

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear JohninWashingtonDC- Thank you so much for sharing your experience on your most recent stay with us! We love it when our guests give us love, but also share tidbits of awesome options in the city. Although our hotel only offers valet service, we are happy to hear that you were able to take advantage of the many options available...

Denver, CO
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my first time staying at a Kimpton, and my experience has me hooked on the brand. All the employees were very friendly and they seemed genuinely concerned about making sure my stay was perfect. I really liked the quirkiness of this hotel (mainly the decor). The room was big and the bed was very comfortable. The location of...

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear Garfieldluvr- Thank you for the amazing review, and sharing your comments with the Tripadvisor community! We try our best to welcome all of our guests, but we especially love hearing about our newbies and their first impressions. We are happy to know that our mission was accomplished during your visit. On your next visit to Philadelphia we hope we...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Unique decor, comfy bed in a city hotel. Friendly staff. A plus for kids to order free room service for night snack of cookies and milk. Cons- parking charge $$ expensive. Good location, comfortable room. Staff honored request of sending up coffee maker, yeah! TIP - join kimpton rewards for free wifi , it's worth it.v

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear 368mechelleg--Thank you so much for the amazing review! The weather is beautiful here in Philadelphia and you just made the day even more amazing. We are happy to hear you had a great time with us, and you were able to take advantage of the many amenities offered at Palomar. We hope to see you again soon, and maybe...

Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location, halfway between Suburban Station & Rittenhouse Square. Best to eat dinner after prices are dropped and "bar" menu is used in restaurant. Great burger! Nice boutique hotel within walking distance of City Hall.

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear Peggy M- It's always amazing to hear such great reviews about the hotel, but we especially love awesome comments about our restaurant, Square 1682! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. The team is celebrating, and you've inspired me to enjoy a burger from the restaurant. Wins for everyone! Hopefully we get a chance to spend...

Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

I agree with one of the reviews below about safety exercised by hotel staff. I was again at the Palomar from Jan 13-17, 2017. On the day I checked-in on Jan 13, a staff left a luggage cart on the small hallway in front of a storage door leading from the lobby to the elevators. As you may know, a...

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Jessy S, Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Thanks for the honest review, halffishdoc. We really do appreciate the feedback so we can constantly better our customer service. First of all, I am very sorry this happened. But I do want to let you know that since your stay 3 months ago, we have worked on training and increased our levels of service to ensure we are properly...

Redondo Beach, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for one week with some family members on a business trip. The hotel was very clean and the decor was contemporary and new. The staff was very accommodating when we asked to switch to adjoining rooms. I only ordered breakfast from room service and it was prompt and very good. The location is great. Everything...

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear ehoar--We are thrilled to hear that we managed to assist in making your business trip a delightful one! The Palomar team is currently celebrating with high fives all around, and we want to thank you for sharing your comments. Maybe sometime in the near future we can thank you in person whether on a business or leisure trip? Cheers,...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This staff at this hotel is very friendly and accommodating. Make sure you join the Kimpton Karma rewards program and you will get free wifi, $10 credit to the mini bar and points to accumulate for future visits. This is our third Kimpton stay and it's been very nice. The rooms are quiet and the hotel is clean and updated....

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear Melissa L-Thank you so much for all of the shout outs about our hotel! We are thrilled that we were able to keep up the momentum during your third stay at a Kimpton hotel. We hope to get the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future! Cheers, Maria G

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

As with all Kimpton hotels, there's a lighthearted expression in the hotel décor - imaginative walls, lots of color, attractive furnishings and more. Most importantly, the staff seems to care whether or not you are satisfied with your stay. The daily 'happy hour' provides guests with a chance to gather in the comfortable lobby and enjoy complimentary wine. Breakfast in...

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear Kay R-We are definitely blushing from all of the amazing comments you have shared, and we thank you for taking notice of all the details. Our guest experiences are all what we are about, and we are happy we did not disappoint. Hopefully we get a chance to thank you in person again during your next visit to Philadelphia?...

Gaithersburg, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

This marks our 8th different Kimpton Hotel in 5 different cities and they never fail to impress. From the atmosphere in the lobby to the ambiance of the rooms, they cover every detail. My wife loves the cocktail hour for guests at every Kimpton and the popcorn at this location even impressed my wife. Hell...my wife even complemented the water...

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear alanr1109--Wow! Thank you so much for such amazing accolades on our Tripadvisor page. We definitely do our best to impress, and we are happy to hear your wife fell in love with our popcorn and showers too! We are sorry the price for valet didn't match your needs and hope that on your next visit to Philadelphia you choose...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms were very comfortable with great climate control. Staff was very helpful, kind and accomodating. Ive stayed in Other hotels within this chain in the past and the staff here blew the others out of the water. Would recommend to anyone travelling to the Philadelphia area.

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Maria G, Front Office Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, responded to this review

Dear Peter R-Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to share it with the Tripadvisor community! We are thrilled we were able to make your stay memorable, and want to let you know we think you are pretty remarkable too! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Maria

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $275 - $882 (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
#3 Romantic Hotel in Philadelphia
#3 Luxury Hotel in Philadelphia
#5 Family Hotel in Philadelphia
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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”
angelabI5999KX, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“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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