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Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Hotel Palomar

Hotel · Near North Side
505 N State St (at Illinois St), Chicago, IL 60654, United States
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Based on 107 votes

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    Todd C.
    "The 'hotel bar' (Sable) is one of the best restaurants in Chicago."(5 Tips)
    Third Rock Events
    "The lobby as a great vibe and is the perfect place for wine hour."(2 Tips)
    Donna M.
    "Amazing, as all Kimpton hotels are."(2 Tips)
    Jeremy C.
    "Plus the 17th floor pool and view."(3 Tips)
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  • Jeremy C.

    Best hotel in River North period. Location, rooms, service. Literally a block away from Nordstrom, Joe's Steaks and easy walk to all the hip joints on Kinzie. Plus the 17th floor pool and view.

    Jeremy C · December 19, 2015
  • Stellaa D.

    Awesome service. Happy hour included:)

    Stellaa Duhart · November 17, 2015
  • Lisa H.

    Fantastic livingroom lobby - with fireplace in the winter!

    Lisa Hinchliffe · January 29, 2015
  • Third Rock Events

    Get a table with a kitchen view at their restaurant Sable. The lobby as a great vibe and is the perfect place for wine hour. Get a high floor room for great views. Nice pool too. Read more

    Third Rock Events · December 29, 2014
  • Erin F.

    Wonderful service with everything!

    Erin Fredericks · October 19, 2014
  • Darius W.

    If you call the internet support listed on the phone they will open up their network and allow you to use your Apple TV. You just have to give them your device's MAC address. Netflix in the room.

    Darius Wright · April 23, 2014
  • Roger S.

    Great hotel, nice location!

    Roger Serrano · April 11, 2014
  • Tim S.

    Tourists: Do not say "Chi-town." I repeat, DO NOT SAY "CHI-TOWN."

    Tim Spangler · March 10, 2014
  • Sam S.

    My tip - Come to Chicago stay here..... period end of discussion. This place is spectacular.

    Sam S · September 27, 2013
  • Cori M.

    Free wifi and a $10 minibar credit for InTouch members. Booya.

    Cori Mozilo · September 6, 2013
  • Todd C.

    The 'hotel bar' (Sable) is one of the best restaurants in Chicago.

    Todd Carpenter · August 31, 2013
  • Simon M.

    Sable Bar and Kitchen. Possibly the best cocktails in the city.

    Simon Marshall · June 20, 2013
  • Jim M.

    Free wine-tasting every evening at 5pm - never manage to make it myself!

    Jim Muttram · June 8, 2013
  • George M.

    Great Hotel! Pet friendly too.

    George Mejias · March 10, 2013
  • Blaine K.

    This hotel has an Amazing staff who were all amazing and genuinely friendly. Gorgeous room, free wine hour was a nice perk too we got to meet a lot of cool people. highly recommend!

    Blaine Kooiker · February 11, 2013
  • Donna M.

    Amazing, as all Kimpton hotels are. Every service point addressed.. Sable- restaurant onsite- has most unfriendly bartenders and obviously not being run by same customer thoughtful management .

    Donna McKerrow · December 4, 2012
  • Kevin S.

    Never said this about a hotel ever but the wifi is awesome. Can work without a problem. Thanks!

    Kevin Slavin · November 18, 2012
  • Charles

    Respond to the welcome email. I'm certain that's why I was upgraded to a suite. Ill always stay here. Incredible service and beautiful hotel.

    Charles · October 26, 2012
  • Tony O.

    Concierge service is fantastic. Gave us a great recommendation on dinner and went above and beyond to make sure we got there and had an excellent experience. Thanks bobby, you are the best!

    Tony Olivero · September 15, 2012
  • Mike

    Good coffee to help you start your day. They also offer iced coffee.

    Mike · September 2, 2012
  • Leigh A.

    Don't order from the drab room service menu. Order delivery from Mercadito just two blocks away!

    Leigh Armstrong · August 4, 2012
  • Matt F.

    Oh, I like the Palomar. Sparce. Cool.

    Matt Fowler · April 19, 2012

    You must not miss the Sable Kitchen & Bar--excellent cuisine and wonderful cocktail mixes. · April 5, 2012
  • Tony O.

    Fabulous hotel. AT&t cell service blows, but the hotel has some microcells available.

    Tony Olivero · March 21, 2012
  • Jud V.

    Awesome rooftop deck.

    Jud Valeski · March 20, 2012
  • Chris C.

    Great hotel. Best service I have ever received. Nothing but smiles and class. Very reasonable prices to boot. Will return.

    Chris Cannavo · March 2, 2012
  • Bachelor10

    The rooftop terrace is a solid place to impress a new friend (no, not the Bachelor’s weird high school buddy) but keep in mind it shuts down at 10pm and is seasonal. Read more

    Bachelor10 · February 15, 2012
  • TripAdvisor

    Hotel Palomar was named #21 hotel in the United States in TripAdvisor's 2012 Travelers' Choice Hotels awards. See TripAdvisor user reviews at Read more

    TripAdvisor · January 24, 2012
  • Holly S.

    Best staff and service I've had ANYWHERE!! Dogs love it here too!!

    Holly Swenson · January 9, 2012
  • Bekah M.

    Customer service Is fabulous here. First time in Chicago and loving it because of such a great experience at palomar!

    Bekah Moser · December 18, 2011
  • Teri C.

    Don't walk too near the corners of the beds. Sharp. Ouch!

    Teri Centner · October 7, 2011
  • Kathryn Y.

    Complimentary coffee, both hot and iced, in the lobby each morning.

    Kathryn Yu · September 3, 2011
  • Min

    Great rooms, terrace and pool. Beware that most rooms on the penthouse floor are connecting rooms so you better hope your neighbors aren't 40 dudes playing poker.

    Min · June 27, 2011
  • UrbanLux

    Did you know you could live above the beautiful Hotel Palomar? UrbanLux has the exclusive rights to the luxurious 505 N. State apartments!

    UrbanLux · June 21, 2011
  • The Feast

    Great dining here. Sable Kitchen & Bar is a sexy, modern ingredient-driven restaurant from chef Heather Terhune. Plus, Violet Hour vet Mike Ryan is mixing cocktails. [Best in Chicago Hotel Dining] Read more

    The Feast · June 1, 2011
  • Mighty Dog

    The City of Broad Shoulders welcomes Mighty Dogs at Hotel Palomar. Read more

    Mighty Dog · May 9, 2011
  • Ira S.

    Let them know what interests you. I told them Architecture and the gave me a room with great views and two superb books on Chicago Architecture

    Ira Serkes · April 25, 2011
  • Rachel C.

    Ask for a room on the top floors and away from the loud noise of State street. Views aren't as good but you'll sleep better.

    Rachel Caggiano · March 31, 2011
  • Robin I.

    Sign up for the loyalty program to get lots of freebies like $10 credit for honor bar and free wi-fi

    Robin Ivend · March 25, 2011
  • Natalie S.

    Kimpton hotels are amazing. Rooms here are great. Front desk and valet nailed customer service with 100%

    Natalie SoSteff · February 25, 2011
  • Nicolas D.

    Amazing hotel but... Right by the fire station so ask for ear plugs. Aside from that, incredible overall experience.

    Nicolas Dromard · November 24, 2010
  • Grady T.

    Try the burgers on the in room dining menu! They are great!

    Grady Twohig · November 8, 2010
  • Nathan K.

    Sable Bar & Kitchen located off the lobby serves incredible cocktails. Attentive service and great vibe.

    Nathan Kam · October 31, 2010
  • Nathan K.

    Sign up for Kimpton's loyalty program and get FREE Wifi during your stay at this hotel and all Kimpton properties.

    Nathan Kam · October 26, 2010
  • Pamela N.

    Bring your swim suit! There's an indoor pool on the 17th floor with floor to window ceilings and breathtaking views of Chicago.

    Pamela Naumes · October 17, 2010
  • JenX

    Fantastic hotel in the heart of the River North district. clean, modern rooms. Great desk staff.

    JenX · September 19, 2010
  • Joe D.

    at check in during this August, just say the word "Popsicle" and you will have a surprise

    Joe Denney · August 24, 2010
  • Sam T.

    Kimpton has outdone themselves again! Stunning rooms, comfortably hip restaurant Sable, and ultra hospitable and knowledgeable staff.

    Sam Tucker · August 20, 2010
  • Barry L.

    Go to the rooftop and enjoy a cocktail while relaxing at the Palomar's 0 entry pool...

    Barry Lauterwasser · June 14, 2010
  • Sal A.

    Make sure to ask the front desk for good breakfast options

    Sal Amadeo · May 27, 2010

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