79% Based on 1268 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of San Diego awaits you at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Westfield Horton Plaza and Copley Symphony Hall. Highlights at this boutique hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and a 24-hour fitness center.

LCD TVs with digital channels are featured in all 211 rooms, and you can enjoy MP3 docks, WiFi, and wired Internet. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Premium bedding and down comforters invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and designer toiletries. First-run movies, in-room childcare, and in-room massages are also available.

The restaurant, CURADERO, serves Mexican cuisine and is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Level Four Pool Lounge is the hotel's own rooftop bar. 21884 square feet (2033 square meters) of event facilities include 16 meeting rooms and conference space, and other business amenities include a 24-hour business center. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a free manager's reception, and coffee/tea in a common area. Each morning full breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10 AM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Places within a 15-minute walk of this 4.5-star Civic Core hotel include Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$91 per night

Deluxe Guest Room with 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Guest Room with 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Skyline View with 1 King Bed - Newly Renovated

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Skyline View Suite with 1 King Bed - Newly Renovated

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Two Double Beds Accessible

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

79% of guests recommend out of 1268 reviews

Excellent 624
Good 388
Average 159
Poor 58
Terrible 39
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego

Location 1047 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

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 one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered daily. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. A 24-hour business center and meeting rooms are available. 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
  • 16 conference rooms
  • 21884 sq ft of conference space
  • 2033 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2008
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • 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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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 Station (1.3 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Civic Center Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego offers 211 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. 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 bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, laptop-compatible safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • HD television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • First-run movies
  • Movies for purchase
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • 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
  • 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. Open daily.

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.

Room service (during limited hours) 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
  • Snowshoeing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • 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

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • 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 22.51 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • 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.

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)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • 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.