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Overpriced for what was offered. No character and lobby very dark and gloomy. Kimptons are usually nice but this must have an old converted hotel. No cleaning unless it was requested. Overall very disappointing.

I was told something crazy and over priced

Nice room clean with great view

The bathroom was so nice

Pets stay free. Beautiful views from the room. Staff goes above and beyond to make you comfortable.

Great location beautiful hotel. Great service close to everything walking distance. Would stay here again

Kimptons are usually one of my favorite hotels. Loved that this hotel is pet friendly, overall it was pretty clean, the staff was nice, food and drinks were good. The location was horrible. Yes you could walk a few blocks to Gaslamp but this area was full of homeless people. Definitely not the safest block

Middle of Gaslamp. Great location. Covid messes up everything. Dont even clean your room. We stayed for 4 nights.

We stayed at this Kimpton Hotel for four days for my son's wedding, also held at this hotel. I'm an amateur photographer who's never photographed a wedding before but did so at this event as my wedding gift to my son. Staff was INCREDIBLY solicitous and helpful in getting my equipment set up and secured. The facility is modern and nicely appointed. Rooms are clean, beds quite comfortable. The only downside is it's in the heart of downtown San Diego, and there's no onsite parking. The secured lot is four blocks away, so getting stuff out of my car was challenging. But the parking valets were great at getting me my car whenever necessary. OMG: $50 a night for parking!

Very friendly customer service. Clean hotel. Overall enjoyable experience

Great location near good restaurants and attractions

Nice hotel in downtown San Diego near House of Blues

5th Ave San Diego CA

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness center

Located in Downtown San Diego, Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Balboa Park and Petco Park. This 211-room, 4.5-star hotel has an outdoor pool along with a 24-hour gym and free in-room WiFi.


Dining

Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

All 211 individually decorated rooms provide laptop-compatible safes, phones, and ironing boards. 36-inch LCD TVs come with digital channels and first-run movies, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds are dressed in Frette Italian sheets and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Desks and wardrobes or closets are also standard. Housekeeping is available on request.


Property features

Guests of Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel have access to an outdoor pool, a 24-hour gym, and a rooftop terrace. Valet parking is available for USD 50.00 per night. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with concierge services, dry cleaning/laundry, and luggage storage. If you like to take your furry friend along on your adventures, this pet-friendly property offers food and water bowls. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, conference space, and free use of bicycles.

Room options

Premier Suite, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 4

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Accessible Tub)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 2

Suite, 1 King Bed (SPA)

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Suite, Multiple Beds, Accessible (Penthouse, Skyline, Mobility, Hearing)

2 King Beds | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel

Everyone (18) Couples (7) Family (8)
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Partner Couples

Overpriced for what was offered. No character and lobby very dark and gloomy. Kimptons are usually nice but this must have an old converted hotel. No cleaning unless it was requested. Overall very disappointing.

By on Sep 19, 2021

Review comment responded on Oct 3, 2021

Thank you very much for your feedback. We are excited to inform you that we are currently undergoing a full renovation of the property. This will enhance our lobby, guest rooms and all other public areas with tasteful and open designs throughout the hotel. We hope you will give us an opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future!

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Partner Couples Business Business

I was told something crazy and over priced

By on Aug 6, 2021

Review comment responded on Aug 22, 2021

Thank you for choosing to stay with us. We appreciate your feedback and would love more specific details on how our services can be improved. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any additional concerns or questions.

5
Partner Couples

Nice room clean with great view

By on May 24, 2021

5
Family Family with small children Partner Couples Family

The bathroom was so nice

By on Apr 17, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 19, 2021

Thank you for the great feedback! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time while staying with us! We hope to have you back soon!

5
Partner Couples

Pets stay free. Beautiful views from the room. Staff goes above and beyond to make you comfortable.

By on Apr 4, 2021

Review comment responded on Apr 9, 2021

Woo! We really appreciate the positive feedback! Cannot wait to have you stay with us next time you are in the area.

5
Everyone

By on Oct 30, 2020

Review comment responded on Nov 10, 2020

We greatly appreciate your feedback and we look forward to your return.

4
Partner Couples

Great location beautiful hotel. Great service close to everything walking distance. Would stay here again

By , from California on Oct 24, 2020

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2020

Dear Ken, Thank you so much for staying with us and taking the time to write this review. We're so glad you enjoyed the hotel and the location - we look forward to having you back!

5
Everyone

By on Sep 28, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 29, 2020

Thank you for your feedback and we hope to see you again soon.

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Family with small children

Kimptons are usually one of my favorite hotels. Loved that this hotel is pet friendly, overall it was pretty clean, the staff was nice, food and drinks were good. The location was horrible. Yes you could walk a few blocks to Gaslamp but this area was full of homeless people. Definitely not the safest block

By , from Inland Empire on Sep 28, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 28, 2020

Dear Alex, Thank you for staying with us and for the feedback. We work with the City and the Downtown San Diego Partnership/Clean and Safe to address these issues and I'm so sorry they impacted your stay.

2
Everyone

By on Sep 13, 2020

Review comment responded on Sep 17, 2020

I apologize for not meeting your expectations. Please contact the hotel directly if you would like to discuss your specific issues.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel

1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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