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4.5 out of 5

"Lovely hotel right in the middle of the action, the size of my room was very impressive and the view over the city via the bi-fold doors leading out t ... " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 14 Apr 2019

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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£132* Per night/room 29 Jun - 30 Jun

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

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Loft, 1 King Bed (Skyline)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, Multiple Beds (Skyline Penthouse)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Loft, 1 King Bed (Coronado Penthouse)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the helpful staff at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from San Diego City College. Free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception and an outdoor pool are available. Built in 2008, this 4.5-star hotel has 211 rooms over 20 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and LCD TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, LCD TVs and first-run films
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy Mexican cuisine while dining at Curadero
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a 24-hour fitness centre and complimentary bicycles
  • Guests speak favourably about the location and the helpful staff
  • Just a 5-minute walk from Copley Symphony Hall and 11 minutes on foot from Balboa Park
  • Pets welcome free of charge
  • Pet-friendly amenities are available, including food and water bowls

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 6 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.5 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

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

Everyone (3) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
Lovely hotel right in the middle of the action, the size of my room was very impressive and the view over the city via the bi-fold doors leading out to the corner balcony was nothing short of breathtaking.

Posted by on 14 Apr 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Apr 2019 by JJH

Thank you for choosing our hotel and sharing the "Palomar love". We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay as well as the view (music to our ears). We appreciate your great feedback! Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 26 Mar 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Apr 2019 by JJH

We apologize for the tardiness in responding, but unfortunately, your review just showed up today on the site. Thank you for being a guest at Palomar and I hope you enjoyed your stay! We appreciate you choosing Kimpton Hotels and hope you'll continue to visit our hotels. Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

4 out of 5
Everything fine. Breakfast is in a Mexican restaurant, not my favorite, but OK.

Posted by , from Barcelona on 7 Nov 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Nov 2018 by Astrid

Thank you Jordi - we're constantly changing our menu so stay tuned for new items next time.

4 out of 5

Great location, excellent staff

Fun hotel and nice rooms. Pool service at the outdoor pool is good. Great location. Recommended.

Posted by , from London on 7 Jul 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

15 Jul 2017 by Astrid

Justin, Thank you for staying with us! I'm glad you enjoyed the rooms and the pool! Hope you were able to enjoy Curadero as well. Cheers to seeing you again soon! Best,

5 out of 5
Tolle Lage mitten im Gaslamp-Quarter, supernette Angestellte.

Posted by on 28 Nov 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Nov 2019 by Caitlyn - Assistant Front Office Manager

Thank you so much for your feedback! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again!

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Sep 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Sep 2019 by JJH

Thank you for choosing Palomar San Diego for your stay. We appreciate the great review and hope your travel plans bring you back for a future visit! Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

About the Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel

Location 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Renovations + Closures

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited.

Property Features

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre, and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. Event space at this hotel measures 21884 square feet (2033 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel. For a fee, parking is available. This 4.5-star San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 211 guestrooms or units
  • 20 levels
  • 21884 sq ft of conference space
  • 2033 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (5 km / 3.1 mi)
  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: 5th Avenue Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel offers 211 forms of accommodation with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters and premium bedding. 36-inch LCD televisions come with premium digital channels, first-run films and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a hairdryer and an iron/ironing board. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run films
  • Films for purchase
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Climate control
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Curadero – This restaurant specialises in Mexican cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Arriba Room (Taco Window) – This restaurant specialises in Mexican cuisine and only serves light fare. Open selected days.

Level Four Pool Lounge – This rooftop bar is located by the pool. Open selected days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness centre and complimentary bicycles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Waterskiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkelling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Due to COVID-19, this property’s food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Due to COVID-19, valet parking and shuttle services are not available until further notice.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Food and water bowls are available

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas. Contactless checkout is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually wrapped food options are available through room service. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Clean Promise (IHG) guidelines. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Clean Promise (IHG)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 28.17 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Internet access

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

The property's resort fee includes a daily USD 10 food and beverage credit which can be used in the on-site restaurant or for in-room dining.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 38 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Palomar Hotel San Diego
  • Palomar San Diego
  • San Diego Palomar
  • Palomar San Diego a Kimpton Hotel
  • Kimpton Palomar Diego, An Ihg
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel San Diego
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, an IHG Hotel Hotel San Diego

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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