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Located in Center City, Philadelphia, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Ben Franklin National Memorial and Reading Terminal Market. This 230-room, 4.5-star hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 24-hour business center. It's in central Philadelphia and also close to Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall.


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 daily manager's reception. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


The 230 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including iPod docks, minibars, and free newspapers. 37-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Beds sport Frette Italian sheets and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Other amenities include laptop-compatible safes, ironing boards, and desks.

Property features

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia features a 24-hour fitness center, WiFi in public areas, and 8 meeting rooms. Valet parking is offered for USD 50.00 per night. A multilingual staff is on hand to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include conference space, a 24-hour business center, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Walking distance to Ben Franklin National Memorial and Reading Terminal Market
  • Onsite dining
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 24-hour business center

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

117 S 17th St Philadelphia PA 19103

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia features a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Each day guests can enjoy a complimentary manager's reception. High-speed wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge.

This 4.5-star property offers access to a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 4500 square feet (418 square meters) include conference space. This Art Deco hotel also offers multilingual staff, coffee/tea in a common area, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is a smoke-free property.

  • Total number of rooms - 230 
  • Number of floors - 25 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Meeting rooms 8 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4500 
  • Year Built 1930 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 418 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Restaurant 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Free reception 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Wedding services 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per 24-hour period )


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia offers 230 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. 37-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Cable TV service 
  • HDTV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • iPod docking station 

Where to Eat

A complimentary manager's reception is offered each day.

Square 1682 - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center and complimentary bicycles.

  • Free bicycles on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets stay free

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Pets allowed (no fees)

Group bookings of 10 or more rooms cannot be accommodated via this website.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 50.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.

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