4.3 out of 5

With a stay at Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, you'll be centrally located in San Diego, steps from US Grant Hotel and Sculpture Garden.

This 4.5-star hotel is close to San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 211 air-conditioned rooms featuring MP3 docking stations and LCD televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Frette Italian sheets. Digital programming provides entertainment, and wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and wedding services.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in San Diego? This hotel has 21884 square feet (2033 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. 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 available in public spaces for a fee.

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, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance 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)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • 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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.99 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per day ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 12.99 per day )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego offers 211 air-conditioned accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Pillowtop 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 high-speed 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.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • 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.

This hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Every day, the hotel hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy. You can order a meal from room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snowshoeing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 

Spa Services

Nature's Spa by Jurlique has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps, and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a mud bath.

Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Number of treatment rooms 7 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Mud bath in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

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 ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 18 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 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

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per day
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 high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per day
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Palomar Hotel San Diego
  • Palomar San Diego
  • San Diego Palomar
  • Palomar San Diego a Kimpton Hotel

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 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.

Awards & 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.