Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC

2121 P Street NW | Washington, DC 20037-1010  [SEE MAP]Washington, DC  [SEE ADDRESS]

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Outdoor pool and sundeck
Daily facilities fee
Recent guests of this Kimpton property compliment this hotel's style (a given, really) and its proximity to Dupont Circle's surplus of restaurants and bars. Each of the Hotel Palomar's stylish accommodations features bursts of bold color along with contemporary furnishings, as well as Samsung LCD TVs, Atelier bath amenities and 300 thread count Frette linens. When you're ready to step outside your digs, the contemporary lobby provides a perfect backdrop for the nightly wine reception. Plus, the outdoor heated pool and sundeck serve as equally alluring places for which to unwind in the warmer months. When your stomach starts to rumble, satiate your appetite at Urbana Restaurant and Wine Bar, a trendy in-house hotspot that offers delectable Mediterranean fare. And if you participate in the IHG Rewards Club, you can earn or redeem perks by choosing to bed down here.
Washington, DC
Hotel Class
Property Type
Boutique hotel, 335 rooms
Primary View
City center



  • 4.5Hotel Class


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Fun boutique flair, at a fair price. The 335-room Hotel Palomar has an outdoor pool, a lively bar and restaurant, and a great location near the Metro subway station and the nightlife of Dupont Circle. And being a Kimpton hotel, it has great perks — free wine hour; free Wi-Fi; pet pampering; great beds; top-notch service.

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Inside, the marble lobby is furnished with tiered chandeliers, large contemporary paintings, and a fireside 'living room' where the hotel hosts a complimentary evening wine hour. Designed in neutral tones with magenta accents, the 335 guestrooms contain leather headboards, faux-fur throws, crocodile-patterned carpets, and modern artwork.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by Tripadvisor. A total of 4881 have reviewed the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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Tripadvisor Travel Rating: Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4881 reviews 4.5 (based on 4881 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Guest rooms at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC are decorated with bright accent pillows and unique art. Guest rooms have modern amenities including 55-inch flat-screen TVs, desks with ergonomic chairs, luxury bath products. Additionally, Hotel Palomar does not have a spa, but in-room massages are available, as are complimentary yoga accessories and Joy Bauer nutrition and fitness videos.
  • Daily $21 facilities fee covers upgraded Wi-Fi and car service within a mile of the hotel, among other amenities.
Nightly resort fee$28.74

Standard room size280 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC is located in the Dupont Circle neighborhood, just blocks from Embassy Row. Hotel Palomar is also within walking distance of several restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and the Phillips Collection, the first museum of modern art in the United States. The Dupont Circle metro station (Red Line) is about two blocks northeast. The hotel’s car service is complimentary for a trip of a few blocks between 7 a.m. and 9 a.m. on weekdays and 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on weekends. The service also operates from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Outside of those hours, there is a fee for the car service.
  • Ronald Reagan National Airport is about 6 miles south, and Dulles International Airport is about 27 miles west
  • 24-hour valet parking ($47)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (free)

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping


Kimpton Hotel Palomar's on-site restaurant is Urbana, which is known for its Italian flavors and extensive wine list. Urbana serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and weekend brunches, plus it offers catering for special events at Hotel Palomar. Hotel Palomar also hosts a nightly wine hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the lobby for hotel guests.
  • 24-hour room service
  • Private dining room can accommodate 12 guests
  • The hotel's lounge and the main bar can also be rented for larger private parties

Number of restaurants1

Cuisine TypesItalian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast


Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC has a 40-foot-long lap pool located outside. Cabanas and lounge chairs surround the pool on the sundeck and poolside food and beverage service is available.
  • Pool open seasonally
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar


The complimentary Kimpton Kids Program at Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC offers families plenty of amenities, including a welcome gift for kids, a goldfish for your stay upon request (called the "Guppy Love" program), a kids happy hour, bunk bed rooms and pint-sized animal print bathrobes. The hotel’s restaurant is also accommodating to families with children's menus, high chairs and booster seats.
  • The hotel also rents child safety equipment, if needed
  • Accredited babysitters available
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs


The Kimpton Hotel Palomar's fitness center is located on the second floor with views of the hotel's outdoor, seasonal lap pool. The fitness center features cardio and strength-training equipment plus yoga mats and accessories.
  • Open 24 hours
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)


With more than 10,000 square feet of meeting space, the Kimpton Hotel Palomar offers nine meeting rooms including two hospitality suites. The rooms are flexible and can be customized into smaller rooms. The hotel features a 24-hour business center on-site and has an extensive inventory of audiovisual equipment available for meetings.
  • Largest event spaces are the National Room and the Phillips Room which can each accommodate 150-200 people

Number of meeting rooms9

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available


The property allows pets for no additional charge. However, the hotel asks guests to sign a waiver accepting responsibility for any damage or special cleaning costs with contact information in case the pet is left alone in the room. Pets are treated like royalty at Hotel Palomar: They receive free treats and amenities, and they can visit the "Bark Bar" water bar at the hotel for a quick drink.
  • Pet-sitting, dog walking, grooming and pet massage can be arranged through the concierge.
  • Pets allowed (free)
  • Dog walking (with fee)
  • Pet-sitting (with fee)


Kimpton Hotel Palomar Washington DC is a popular site for weddings due to its prime Dupont Circle location and more than 10,000 square feet of event space. The hotel offers specialty suites with dual vanities and prime lighting– perfect for primping before the big day. Urbana, the on-site restaurant, caters cocktail receptions of up to 200 guests and sit-down dinners for as many as 150 guests.
  • On-site wedding planners are available
  • Complimentary wedding offerings include in-suite bottle of Champagne and chocolate truffles, parking and dinner for two at Urbana on the couple's first anniversary

Maximum wedding guest capacity200

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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