We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Best hotel and service you can find”

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 12 more sites!
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
Ranked #10 of 190 Hotels in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeadersSilver level
Commerce Township, Michigan
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best hotel and service you can find”
Reviewed 9 May 2012

I was totally blown away by the accomodations and service at this hotel. The staff could not do enough. The accomodations we had were impeccable with window views of the city from every vantage point. We loved the gym, wine night, free bottled water and everything we could possibly want. I would recommend this to anyone who wants a great central location in Chicago but wants a newer more modern hotel (boutique). You will not be disappointed with this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Gail B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

2,719 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    2,018
    584
    87
    20
    10
See reviews for
673
967
123
513
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (635)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Windsor, Ontario
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

First time stayed at a Kimpton Hotel. Now I see what all the fuss is about!

Attentive service, great modern rooms. The beds could have been a bit more comfortable (kind of soft). Washroom was small with a sliding door.

The gym, pool and outside deck were fantastic! They were on the top floor of the hotel. Nothing better than working out with a great view!

Location was right next to red line subway stop. Jewel Osco grocery store close by if you need to stock up on food. Magnificent Mile three or four blocks away.

Internet was blazing fast! Fast enough to watch Netflix and complimentary if Kimpton In Touch Member.

Great stay overall!!!

  • Stayed April 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank rtan73
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
GMPalChi, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review, 9 May 2012
Dear rtan73

Thank you so much for the very kind words and review you posted recently. We always appreciate the feedback and are so glad that as a first time Kimpton customer you had a great stay.

We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back soon.

All the best,

Nabil Moubayed
GM - Palomar Chicago
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Winnipeg, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2012

We were very pleased with our king spa corner room - the floor-to-ceiling windows provided a great view of the city. The room is spacious with a convenient sitting area and a large and decadent bathroom. Free high speed wi-fi, a ten dollar mini bar credit, and a credit to Sable (Palomar's restaurant) are offered to Kimpton In Touch members. As others have mentioned, the hotel's location is convenient, especially for easy access to Michigan Avenue.

Hotel staff members were friendly and efficient; housekeeping does a great job of keeping the hotel spotless, tending to guests' rooms and providing turn-down service, and the front desk staff always offered greetings every time we walked by. Some of the doormen seemed more interested in chatting with each other and snacking than in attending to guests. Jean Luc, however, made up for that lack in service with his friendly greetings and attentiveness.

Overall, the Palomar is a great choice, and we would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank Keats575
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
GMPalChi, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review, 9 May 2012
Dear Keats575:

Thank you for the positive review you posted on TA. We always appreciate the feedback. We will be sure to thank Jean Luc for his wonderful contribution to your stay.

We truly hope to see you back in Chicago soon.

All the best,

Nabil Moubayed
GM - Palomar Chicago
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Napier, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2012 via mobile

I picked this hotel it's great TripAdvisor reviews and it's website. We stayed 4 nights and can't fault the room, ocation and brilliant friend staff who couldn't help us enough. Thoroughly recomend

  • Stayed May 2012
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank KiwiHelen_10
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
GMPalChi, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review, 9 May 2012
Dear KiwiHelen_10 :

Thank you for the positive endorsement. We truly appreciate it. We hope you get to experience more Kimpton Hotels if your travels bring you back to the USA.

All the best,

Nabil Moubayed
GM - Palomar Chicago
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Central Texas
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Very good location. 3 blocks west of Michigan Avenue. 1/2 Block to Grant & State subway on the Red Line. Red Line goes to Wrigley Field, Downtown & Chinatown. 4 blocks to Portillos for the best hot dogs and Italian beef - not to be missed. 2 1/2 blocks to Howl at the Moon piano bar, a fun place. Quartino's Italian Restaurant is 2 blocks N. on State. Try it, you will like it. Staff is very friendly. Did not choose to eat at restaurant. Many good places close by. Wine reception in the pm is always nice.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
Thank lgt190
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
GMPalChi, General Manager at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago, responded to this review, 9 May 2012
Dear lgt190:

Thank you for the review you posted on TA. You are certainly correct that we have an ideal location for so many things to do in the CIty.

We hope to see you again soon.

All the best,

Nabil Moubayed
GM - Palomar Chicago
Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Chicago hotels
Downtown / The Loop
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel
#21 of 190 in Chicago
4,682 reviews
Near North Side
The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago
#2 of 190 in Chicago
2,386 reviews
Gold Coast
The Talbott Hotel
The Talbott Hotel
#11 of 190 in Chicago
2,827 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Streeterville
Loews Chicago Hotel
Loews Chicago Hotel
#7 of 190 in Chicago
2,087 reviews
Gold Coast
Thompson Chicago, a Thompson Hotel
Downtown / The Loop
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Chicago
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago

Property: Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago
Address: 505 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654-4803 (Formerly Palomar Chicago, a Kimpton Hotel)
Phone Number:
Region: United States > Illinois > Chicago > Near North Side
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 190 Hotels in Chicago
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €€
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago 4.5*
Number of rooms: 261
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Palomar is a luxury, boutique hotel in Chicago's River North surrounded by the city's top attractions, restaurants & destinations. Guestrooms offer stunning contemporary decor and hotel guests enjoy the 17th floor pool & terrace with workout facilities. Guests also delight in the Sable Kitchen & Bar featuring new American cuisine, one of the city's hottest bars and a popular weekend brunch. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, TravelUp, Agoda, TripOnline SA, Travel Republic (UK), 5viajes2012 S.L. and HotelQuickly so you can book your Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing