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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia

4.5-star4.5 stars
117 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States of America

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Rittenhouse Square
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Great location
Fantastic service
Great room
Breakfast is average
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Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia

from $151
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds
  • Standard Room (Bed Type Selected At Check-In)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible (Roll-In Shower)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
  • Room, 1 King Bed (SPA)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom
  • Deluxe Room

What’s around Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia


  • In Center City
  • Rittenhouse Square - 0.3 mi / 0.5 km
  • Pennsylvania Convention Center - 1.2 mi / 1.9 km
  • Reading Terminal Market - 1.2 mi / 2 km
  • Liberty Bell Center - 1.2 mi / 2 km
  • Independence Hall - 1.2 mi / 2 km
  • Drexel University - 1.4 mi / 2.2 km
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - 1.6 mi / 2.6 km

Getting around

  • Philadelphia, PA (PHL-Philadelphia Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Philadelphia, PA (PNE-Northeast Philadelphia) - 29 min drive
  • Blue Bell, PA (BBX-Wings Field) - 33 min drive
  • Trenton, NJ (TTN-Mercer) - 43 min drive
  • Philadelphia 30th St Station - 8 min drive
  • Philadelphia University City Station - 11 min drive
  • Philadelphia 49th Street Station - 14 min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

About Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia

Chic hotel with free bike rentals in central Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square area

In downtown Philadelphia, Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is in the center of Rittenhouse Square neighborhood's upscale shops and dining. The Art Institute of Philadelphia is a 2-minute walk away, and it's a 14-minute walk to the Ben Franklin National Memorial.

Bus to Liberty Bell

From 15th Street Station, you can catch the bus for a 10-minute ride to historic landmarks like the Liberty Bell and Carpenter's Hall, home to the first continental Congress. A 10-minute cab ride takes you to attractions like the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Franklin Institute.

Free bikes and wine

You can mingle with guests nightly at the free cocktail reception, and during the day free bikes are available for exploring the city. The restaurant Square 1682 is next to the hotel, and uses ingredients from local farmers markets, and the fitness center is open 24 hours.

WiFi and premium linens

The hotel's 230 artfully decorated rooms include pet-friendly options, and all beds are topped with premium Frette® linens. Tech features include WiFi and flat-screen TVs to keep you connected, while the marble and recycled-glass bathrooms feature Etro amenities.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 230 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 25 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free


  • WiFi in public areas *

  • WiFi in rooms *



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Local cuisine breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Free bicycles on site
Working away
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space size (feet) - 4500
  • Conference space size (meters) - 418
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1930
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Turndown service
  • Sofa bed
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 37-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Square 1682 - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia’s small print

Also known as

  • Palomar Hotel
  • Palomar Hotel Philadelphia
  • Palomar Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia Palomar


Group bookings of 10 or more rooms cannot be accommodated via this website.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs USD 50.00 per night with in/out privileges

Rollaway beds are available for USD 35.0 per night

Breakfast costs between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 12.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

WiFi is available in public areas for USD 12.99 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 767 reviews

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia
An exceptional property well worth a visit
Robert, us3 night business trip
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Center City = perfect
Great hotel. Perfect spot. Starting to age.
Joseph, us1 night business trip
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Very Good8.0
Great staff in great location.
Really pleasant staff. Towels and lInens need a refresh.
Sam, us3 night business trip
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Hotel needs updating
I have been a long time Kimpton user, having stayed in many of their hotels. This was the least updated; there were very few plugs for devices, had to go under desks to find them, no plug available next to bed for phone. Overall it seemed tired and in need of updating. Also they no longer have their "Raid the Mini-Bar" benefit except for their highest elite members, where this used to be for all; so what was once an upbeat fanciful hotel no longer had the same charm for me. The person at the front desk was helpful and did comp me some of the mini-bar charges when I complained. But will be looking elsewhere next time.
Daniel, us1 night business trip
Kimpton Hotel Palomar Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Very Good8.0
Good spot and good hotel
No coffee maker was only complaint. Very well located. Great staff. Comfortable room.
Larry, us2 night romance trip

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