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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I recently went to Philadelphia and had to stay in the Rittenhouse Square area, so decided to try the Kimpton Hotel Palomar. It was a very good decision---I enjoyed the experience very much! The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, something that is hard to get when you stay in a more expensive place. I stayed in the Queen City...

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Westbury
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel and location, staff was great, they had wine in Lobby at 5 PM daily. The room was very nice. They do charge 50 dollars for valley parking. I used uber to get around. Very accommodating and helped with directions and whatever our needs were.

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

Dear Mark R- Thank you for sharing your experience with Hotel Palomar Philadelphia during your most recent stay. We look forward to having our guests hang out with us at our wine hour, and are thrilled to hear you did too! We are also pleased you got to enjoy the City of Brotherly love, and hope that the team was...

Port Townsend, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for five nights while helping our daughter find an apartment in Rittenhouse Square. Super location, was able to walk everywhere including restaurants. Very friendly staff, excellent bar. Would have liked a bit more lighting in our room, which was otherwise very quiet and comfortable.

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

Dear Stephen C- Thank you for such a great review here on our Tripadvisor page! We love the Rittenhouse area too, and we are happy you got an opportunity to enjoy the amazing options it has to offer. We are also super happy that you enjoyed Hotel Palomar, and found us to be a great place to relax from all...

Odenton, Maryland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for an extended weekend and loved it. From the greeting we received upon our arrival to the excellent experience during checkout, we were impressed with every aspect of our stay. We arrived on Friday morning and were welcomed to the hotel by the doorman who removed our luggage from the car for us and turned over the keys to...

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

Dear rjslickjr-Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for the amazing review! Our teams are blushing, but celebrating all the same. We love our guests, and we love it when they send us all of the love back! We are so happy to hear that your stay with us was a memorable one, and that we were able to make it...

Iraq
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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,...

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

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: $270 - $904 (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”
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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