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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

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Nashville, United States
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My groups routinely uses this property for a small meeting and I have stayed here several times for short pleasure trips. The staff are consistently friendly, courteous and several have gone out of their way to assist when I ran into trouble accessing the hotel due to unexpected construction. The restaurant is excellent. Rooms are average sized but well appointed,... More 

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

Mikel G, Not often do we hear about guests who are able to join us for both business and leisure trips! I am glad we have met consistently met and/or exceeded your expectations and thank you for all the business. It is very easy to move hotels these days and we will always do anything I can to make sure... More 

Houston, Texas
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46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Exemplary customer service. It started with valet parking. When i checked in my room wasn't ready, so the desk clerk volunteered a $25 meal credit and i had a lovely lunch and did some work while my room was prepped. And the room was worth the wait. Great city view, with a stunning soaking tub and HUGE shower. A comfy... More 

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

gtreadgold, There are very few comments that I can follow up your review with. A combination of behind the scenes hard work and a great product came together in perfect harmony. Thank you for the review and I truly hope to see you again. Regards, Pete More 

Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been a Palomar regular for years 30+ stays. What we loved was getting to know the staff. If it was a special occasion they new from talking to us and they would remember. They always put something in the room that let us know we were more then just a nameless guest. Now there is a new face... More 

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

Mike W, Your loyalty is the single most important factor that we strive for by creating a unique and comforting guest experience. I am sorry that you feel there are too many new faces. Feel free to email me and next time you are here, we can set up a time to chat. I will personally introduce you to any... More 

Winchester, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are always treated well at this hotel. From the doormen to the checkout, everyone is always lovely. The lines are great. The bath products are as well. The location is key. Most places are walkable.

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

Michelle M, Thanks for being a repeat guest! From staff to location, we definitely believe we have everything you need. Hope to see you again soon. Regards, Pete More 

1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've stayed there twice-the first time on Hot Wire. Comfortable, Classy & City chic, Dog friendly, Nice cocktail hour with truffle oil popcorn, very Artsy Decoration. Really appreciate their renovating & repurposing historic downtown buildings.

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

Phillip P, The restoration of our building and transformation in to a hotel is what gives us our identity. We have embraced it more and more each year and know that our story gives us the ability to distinguish ourselves from every other hotel. Thank you for your thoughtful comments and I hope you can stay again soon. Regards, Pete More 

Hamilton, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stay here for my one year anniversary. And it was amazing. Clean, friendly staff, nice decor, everything was easy accessible. They even had a free happy hour of different wines in the lobby while I visited. My fiancé booked the trip and he let them know it was our anniversary and they even sent us a bottle of champagne and... More 

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

TkeyahM92, We love anniversaries, birthdays, really just anything that gives us a chance to celebrate! Want to celebrate a regular Tuesday? Come on by, we're totally in. Regards, Pete More 

new york city
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This my favorite hotel in Philadelphia all things considered! Rooms are comfortable and quiet. Reception is wonderfully friendly and helpful with special mention to Jocelyn,Titus and Joe, who saved the day when after checking out I realized I left some important documents in the hotel safe, they retreived them and helped mollify my chagrin with cheerfulness and good humor.

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

FirBolag, We love hearing these kind of stories. Any problem always has a solution and we've got some of the best problem solvers in the business! We greatly appreciate the shout outs and can't wait to share your comments with the team. Regards, Pete More 

Washington DC
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Kimpton Hotels and this hotel is in the heart of everything. Love all the upscale shopping boutiques and restaurants. The hotel bar and restaurant were wonderful. We stayed in a two bedroom suite and it very nice.

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

lovetotravelfivestar, What a great user name and so glad we lived up to it! It seems like we were the perfect match. Just don't be a stranger, stop in again soon. Regards, Pete More 

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30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleased with my quick stay here. Super fast and friendly check in, just in time for free wine and entertainment hour for guests. Very friendly staff...conversational and welcoming, but not overly chatty. I got quick, accurate answers to my questions about the city. The lobby and adjacent bar/cafe were well done and had a nice modern vibe. The slight... More 

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

Radley C, The staff here definitely separates our hotel from the rest. I apologize about the phone charger not being available, we will certainly look in to that to resolve any concerns there quickly. Glad to hear you were able to check out Square 1682, they are great partners and offer a delicious menu. Insider tip: brand new menu rolls... More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Came in with family for a wedding in October. We were given great rooms, very stylish, clean, comfy and very kimpton. Matthew the manager helped us out when we needed to modify a stay. Hector was a wonderful wine hour host on the day we checked in. He gave us some pointers on local restaurants, thanks for the advice, we... More 

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

hopsforbeerpdx, Thank you for the review! If you stayed a few more nights, Matthew and Hector may have disclosed all of the Philly secrets our team has. Definitely looking forward to your next visit! Regards, Pete More 

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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: $219 - $607 (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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