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Hotel Palomar, Philadelphia

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Photo: Courtesy of Hotel Palomar

117 S. 17th St.
Philadelphia, PA, 19103, United States
TEL: (215) 563-5006
TEL: (888) 725-1778

Housed in a 1929 Art Deco landmark known as the Architects Building, the Hotel Palomar has some of the coolest digs in Philly. Guests may choose to hole up in one of the 230 contemporary bedrooms with haute design touches (splashy purple throw pillows, jazzy light fixtures) and fun amenities (yoga mats, healthy mini-bar snacks), although the hotel staff does its best to encourage exploration of the surrounding Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. A pre-check-in email details locals’ picks for top restaurants, shops, and activities throughout the city; the concierge also has jogging maps, dog park directions, and kid-friendly itineraries on hand. Like all Kimpton hotels, the Palomar is also eco-friendly; the Philadelphia property is the brand’s first to receive LEED Gold certification.

Room to Book:

Room 1802 for its presidential suitelike amenities—a whirlpool soaking tub, Frette linens, Etro bath amenities—and views of the South Philadelphia skyline, all at a fraction of the cost of the actual Presidential Suites.

Insider Tip:

Exercise enthusiasts should join the manager-led downtown jogging tour held every Tuesday at 6 a.m.


Open / Closes
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Parking Fee
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Year Opened: 2009

Number of Suites: 20


Number of Rooms: 210


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