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Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Copley Symphony Hall

Heart of San Diego

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego hotel, you'll find Copley Symphony Hall and Westfield Horton Plaza. Also, Balboa Park is within half a mile (1 km) and Petco Park is within 2 miles (3 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features an outdoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-in, and valet parking. 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
C$202* Per night/room 12 Apr. - 13 Apr.

Room, 1 Queen Bed, View (Skyline View)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 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

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego ratings based on 9 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 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 (6) Couples (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Location to services, restaurants within walking distances. Public transportation, assistance from stastaff

Posted by on 30 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

1 Jul. 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 28 Apr. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

29 Apr. 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 30 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Oct. 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 7 May 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 May 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 4 Oct. 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Oct. 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!

4 out of 5

Great location

Room was really nice, but loud. Even on the 20th floor we could hear the street noise & the very busy trolley horn. No ice machines or buckets which I think is odd. Staff was great, location is great, room very clean.

Posted by on 24 Dec. 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

30 Dec. 2015 by JJH

Thank you for the kind comments about our staff and the guestroom- we appreciate your feedback! I'm sorry if the surrounding City noise caused an inconvenience to you. Thank you for taking the time to let us know and for choosing the Palomar for your recent stay. Sincerely, JJH

3 out of 5

Nice hotel but . . .

Pros: easy access to transportation
Cons: nothing within the hotel's control.
Location: restaurants, harbor
This hotel is very nice and convenient to downtown. It is right on the bus and trolley line. The decor and layout were very nice. You don't get any perks like free breakfast or free Wi-fi. I believe that the Travelocity site says that there is wi-fi, but it is extra. The only down side is the noise. Because the hotel is a little less expensive than some of the others, there was a younger crowd during my stay. Compounded with this, it was halloween which is apparently a big deal in San Diego. There were (presumably) drunk 20-somethings arguing in the hall and being rather boisterous. Also, downtown San Diego has a very large homeless population. They are not aggressive, but they are EVERYWHERE. The area surrounding the hotel is a very active restaurant and nightclub scene, so there is ample to eat in any direction.

Posted by , from Memphis, TN on 5 Nov. 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

12 Nov. 2015 by JJH

Dear Barton Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent visit. We appreciate the nice comments about the hotel and our proximity being convenient to the Gaslamp area. I'm sorry to hear that you experienced noise issues related to the "city happenings" going on around the local area as well as from other hotel guests. We hope you will always feel free to let us know while you are in the hotel and we will do our best to mitigate any issues you may have. We so appreciate you selecting the Palomar for your accommodations and of course, we want to provide an awesome stay and regret if it was anything less than that. Sincerely, JJH

2 out of 5

Hotel was not great, loud

Pros: gave us rides in courtesy vehicle, bellboys were awesome and helpful
Cons: Noisy
Hotel experience was not great and almost ruined my vacation. The room was adequate, but very noisy from street activity. And when I say street "activity", I mean drunk people yelling and fighting from the bars. Someone was stabbed outside the hotel on Saturday. When I asked to change rooms due to the noise and the fighting waking up my family, the woman working at the desk told me I should "expect that staying in the city". I have stayed in many cities and not had such a sketchy experience. Pool was out of order, indicating to me that normal maintenance was not done. It takes awhile for a pool to break. They did, however, allow us to use a sister hotel's pool. That was nice. Bellboys were very helpful and need a raise for making up for the other staffs lackluster service.

Posted by on 25 Mar. 2012

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4 out of 5

Great get away

Pros: Free Internet
My experience at the hotel could have been better. Upon checking in, the hotel was not able to find my reservation. Luckily I had all my invoices that I had printed out. After everything was figured out by the staff the only room available was on the same floor were the pool and the night club was located, luckily we were able to still sleep comfortably with out the noise coming threw the walls. The first night we parked valet (we were too tired to try to look for cheaper parking) but the hotel was trying to charge me for two nights. After showing my invoices from another over night parking that we had used, the hotel credited my card. I did enjoy that the hotel was about two blocks walking distance from all the excitement from the local bars and night clubs.

Posted by , from Los Angeles, CA, USA on 16 Nov. 2011

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About the Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Location 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday:

  • Restaurant

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. 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
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (4.7 km / 2.9 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: Valet parking available for a surcharge

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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

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.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets are welcome and stay free
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information, you can reach out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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 are 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). Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Pets allowed (no fees)
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • Additional inclusions

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)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 53.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.00 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 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.
  • To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly using the information on your booking confirmation.
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*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.