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4.4 out of 5

"Location to services, restaurants within walking distances. Public transportation, assistance from stastaff " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 30 Jun 2019

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Copley Symphony Hall

Heart of San Diego

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego hotel, you'll find Copley Symphony Hall and Balboa Park. Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling for business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, laundry service, and conference space. You'll appreciate the a rooftop terrace, bar/lounge, and laundry facilities.

Free WiFi, LCD TVs

The 211 individually decorated guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include minibars, Frette Italian sheets, and LCD TVs with digital channels.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$149* Per night/room Nov 16 - Nov 17

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Skyline Penthouse Suite (2 Bedrooms)

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, View (SKYLINE VIEW)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed (SPA)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

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

Guest reviews for Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Everyone (4) Couples (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Location to services, restaurants within walking distances. Public transportation, assistance from stastaff

Posted by on Jun 30, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 1, 2019 by JJH

Thank you for choosing the Palomar for your accommodations. We appreciate your feedback and nice comments! Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 28, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Apr 29, 2019 by JJH

Thank you for choosing Palomar San Diego for your accommodations. We hope your stay was great and that you'll be back to see us again! Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

4 out of 5
Great staff. Great cleanliness.. everything was wonderful. The only thing that kept me from giving excellent is the air conditioning didnt seem to cool room great. Not that big of deal tho. We didnt even mention to the desk. Love love the location too! And rooms were very quiet!

Posted by , from Savannah on Oct 30, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 30, 2018 by JJH

Hello P Thank you for all the awesome feedback! We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay and that our location was a hit with you. We would have been happy to check the A/C unit and next time, please be sure and let us know (and we hope there is a next time and you come back for another visit in the future). Best Regards, Jim Hollister General Manager

4 out of 5
Great location just on edge of Gaslamp District. Thanks for the hospitality

Posted by , from Grapevine, TX on May 7, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 14, 2018 by JJH

Hello T.J. So glad to hear that our central location worked great for you to take in all the Gaslamp area has to offer. Thank you for the nice comments and taking the time to share about your stay! Cheers, Jim Hollister General Manager

5 out of 5

Fantastic place!

Pros: Amazing view, one of the cleanest hotels we've stayed at with the friendliest staff. Beautiful interiors.
Cons: N/a
Location: Close to pharmacies, shopping centers , coffee shops, etc.

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 5, 2016 by JJH

We so appreciate your awesome comments and the mention of our staff. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and hopefully, you will be back again soon!

About the Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Location 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 01 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Bar/Lounge(s)
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

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

Property Features

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego offers its guests an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, 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 meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego. 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 is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) (5.9 km / 3.7 mi)
  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (1.6 km / 1 mi)
  • Metro station: 5th Avenue Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego offers 211 accommodations 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 movies, and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run movies
  • Movies for purchase
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception daily.

Curadero - This restaurant specializes 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 specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves light fare only. Open select days.

Level Four Pool Lounge - This rooftop bar is located by the pool. Open select days.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

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

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

  • Free bicycles on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling 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 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 elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

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 cribs (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

No onsite parking is available

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

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. No onsite parking is available. Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). 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.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 sanitizer.Contactless check-out is available.Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • LGBTQIA 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, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

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)

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 Diego
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego Hotel
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego San Diego
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego 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.
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.