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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

4.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Staff was amazing, loved happy hour, room was excellent, enjoyed bicycles

Excellent location - near restaurants, bars. Nice pool - Kids had lot of fun Awesome Outdoor terrace - great place to relax and enjoy the views

Great location and highly recommended! The room is a little bit small, but does have everything I need.

We were able to check in early, the staff was very friendly. Great location for walking in many of the downtown neighborhoods. Large (for Chicago) room with good amenities. We had a very nice getaway weekend.

Location was great. Close to many great restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. Hotel lobby was small, but chic. Nice evening wine hour with small bites . Pool area was very nice, but heated pool temp. was a little too cool. Room was clean and modern, only downside was we were awakened 4-5 times by sirens blaring on the street below. Check in/ out was smooth, but for a lasting impression of the hotel the staff could smile a little and be friendlier.

The hotel was nice and it was in a good location. There was no fridge or coffee maker in the room and the bathroom sink was dirty. That is why I didn't give it a 5.

Great place to stay. Staff members are friendly and helpful.

Great location, veryou friendly staff! Will return

This hotel could not be in a better location! It's walking distance to all of the amazing shopping on Michigan Avenue, and close to Hubbard Street with all of the hottest restaurants and nightlife. Check-in was prompt, I had not requested a room with 2 Queen beds, and per my request, they kindly accommodated me. Rooms are a nice size, bathrooms have marble floor and modern touches. The leopard print bathrobes in the closet were also a fun surprise! Not to mention the hotel's complimentary 5-6pm wine hour- so awesome! I would definitely stay here again.

Hotel was literally in the heart of the city surrounding by some of the best restaurants , either breakfast or dinner , in Chicago. Staff was friendly and ver accomadating and gave great recommendations and advice. Would definitely stay there again.

Great hotel in River North. Clean and staff is very helpful. Rooms offer an umbrella which came in handy. Great shower pressure. Pillows were so so. Very close to Nordstroms and Eataly. Does not serve breakfast but has coffee in lobby beginning at 6AM which was great and always full

Great place to stay in River North section of Chicago. I've been staying at the Palomar since it was built, and I love going back, but even cheap hotels have free wireless and coffee makers in the rooms. C'mon guys....

I'd definitely recommend a stay at the Palomar. It is ideally located, a beautiful hotel and the staff could not do enough for us. Saturday evening there was free wine and the hotel bar had a great atmosphere. Just a couple of nits to pick. There was no coffee maker in our room. Not a huge problem given free coffee is available in the lobby, but something to bear in mind. The pool area is a bit of a disappointment. The pool is very small and had so many children playing in it that it was not possible to swim. The lack of a hot-tub is a real let-down. Finally, the walls of the rooms are very thin. There was a family with young children in the room next to ours and we could hear them screaming and shouting early each morning. Overall, though, I really liked the hotel.

The Hotel Palomar came recommended to us by a dear friend, she told me how kind and attentive the staff are, how updated/modern and clean the rooms are and that I'd love it! And we did!! : ) Upon speaking to the concierge (after I made my reservations) I was telling him how excited I was to be surprising my Hubby with this little getaway for his birthday and our Anniversary. He was so kind! He had a complimentary bottle of wine and box of chocolates sent to the room for us with a congratulations card. Every time we passed a staff member in the hotel, we were kindly greeted and made sure our stay was going perfectly. The beds are super comfy and I loved the city view out of the floor to ceiling windows. Ooh! And there is a heated outdoor seating area in the front of the hotel, perfect for the cold rainy night we experience in the city. I also enjoyed the fresh fruit water that was setting in the entrance. Oh! And check out the bottled water in the fridge. It won't disappoint. Happy Staying : )

Simply put, the only place I will now stay in Chicago is the Hotel Palomar. I have now stayed there twice, once for business and once for 4-day pleasure trip. Both times, it far surpassed my expectations in every category. Staff is outstanding, the rooms are incredible (including an almost cloud-like bed that is ridiculously comfortable), the location perfect. I'm working on trying to get to Chicago here in the summer of 2015....undoubtedly I will be staying at the Palomar.

Every body made my stay a nice experience. Concierge was most helpful in getting my problem solved.. Home atmosphere in the lobby. Comfortable and inviting.

Nice place to stay in Chicago. Near subway. Also near restaurants and bars.

the hotel was clean and the staff help me find thing to go see and good place to eat, and told me about thing to go see that I did not thing of.

I came down here with my wife for valentines day and was very impressed with the hotel. Rooms are clean and well decorated. Our bed was very comfortable. Hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. The bar on the first level was great and had a number of interesting drink options. Overall, we had a great visit and would come back again.

Nice room, wish I had spent more time in it on new years eve. It was big with a little seating area and a huge bed. The jacuzzi tub, and the whole bathroom for that matter, was really nice. Expensive but probably worth it if you have the money.

505 N State Street Chicago IL

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to John Hancock Center and Wrigley Building
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness center

Located in Near North Side, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Wrigley Building and Tribune Tower. This 261-room, 4.5-star hotel has a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. John Hancock Center and Chicago Theater are also a short walk from this Chicago hotel.


Dining

Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or make new friends at the free manager's reception. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


Rooms

All 261 air-conditioned rooms feature MP3 docks, minibars, and laptop-compatible safes. Guests can expect WiFi and 37-inch LCD TVs with cable channels. Beds sport pillow menus and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include ironing boards and desks.


Property features

At Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, guests enjoy an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and WiFi in public areas. Valet parking is available for USD 62.00 per night. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include 11 meeting rooms, conference space, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Suite, 1 Bedroom

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Luxury Suite, 1 Bedroom

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

Everyone (10) Couples (34) Business (10) Family (13) Other (5) Friends (7)
5

great location, large room w/beautiful bath

Everyone

Staff was amazing, loved happy hour, room was excellent, enjoyed bicycles

By , from Phoenix on Jun 27, 2017

Review comment responded on Jul 2, 2017

Hi Barb, Thank you for the amazing 5-Star review! So happy to hear you were able to enjoy all that our hotel and location has to offer especially Chicago famous Navy Pier. I agree we are great walking distance to many wonderful amenities but the PUBLIC loaner bikes are certainly handy if your feet get too tired. Hope to see you on your next swing into the Windy City! Best regards, Julian Barraza Manager in Training (MIT)

5

excellent location, great pool and outdoor terrace

Everyone

Excellent location - near restaurants, bars. Nice pool - Kids had lot of fun Awesome Outdoor terrace - great place to relax and enjoy the views

By , from Aurora IL on Jun 27, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 28, 2017

Hi George, Thanks for the super 5-Star review! Glad to hear you and your family were able to enjoy the Windy City as well as our hotel. The pool is definitely fun for all with its great views and attached terrace so get in some relaxing time. See you on the next Chicago visit! Best regards, Julian Barraza Manager in Training (MIT)

5
Everyone

Great location and highly recommended! The room is a little bit small, but does have everything I need.

By on Jan 26, 2017

5

nice location and staff

Everyone

We were able to check in early, the staff was very friendly. Great location for walking in many of the downtown neighborhoods. Large (for Chicago) room with good amenities. We had a very nice getaway weekend.

By on Dec 19, 2016

3

close to main chicago sights!

Everyone

Location was great. Close to many great restaurants, shopping, sightseeing. Hotel lobby was small, but chic. Nice evening wine hour with small bites . Pool area was very nice, but heated pool temp. was a little too cool. Room was clean and modern, only downside was we were awakened 4-5 times by sirens blaring on the street below. Check in/ out was smooth, but for a lasting impression of the hotel the staff could smile a little and be friendlier.

By , from Illinois on Dec 19, 2016

4

good location

Everyone

The hotel was nice and it was in a good location. There was no fridge or coffee maker in the room and the bathroom sink was dirty. That is why I didn't give it a 5.

By on Dec 12, 2016

5

great place and close to michigan ave

Everyone

Great place to stay. Staff members are friendly and helpful.

By , from galena IL on Nov 27, 2016

5
Everyone

Great location, veryou friendly staff! Will return

By on Nov 14, 2016

5

modern and hip, excellent location

Everyone
Modern rooms

This hotel could not be in a better location! It's walking distance to all of the amazing shopping on Michigan Avenue, and close to Hubbard Street with all of the hottest restaurants and nightlife. Check-in was prompt, I had not requested a room with 2 Queen beds, and per my request, they kindly accommodated me. Rooms are a nice size, bathrooms have marble floor and modern touches. The leopard print bathrobes in the closet were also a fun surprise! Not to mention the hotel's complimentary 5-6pm wine hour- so awesome! I would definitely stay here again.

By , from Grand Rapids, MI on Oct 3, 2016

5

great hotel with great location

Everyone

Hotel was literally in the heart of the city surrounding by some of the best restaurants , either breakfast or dinner , in Chicago. Staff was friendly and ver accomadating and gave great recommendations and advice. Would definitely stay there again.

By , from miami, fl on Jun 3, 2016