Downtown San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Hotel Palomar San Diego, a Kimpton Hotel

Carina Stebbins
Deal Expert

Why We Love It

  • A posh urban getaway in the heart of San Diego's lively Gaslamp Quarter
  • Complimentary happy hour with wine
  • The rooftop pool deck has a restaurant and infinity pool
  • Over 200 restaurants within an eight-minute walk

“A world of sophistication and luxury” -- Frommer's

87% (23 Member Ratings)

"Staff was friendly and very accommodating. Very enjoyable experience"
Jun 16, 2015
Corona, CA, United States


Map & Directions

From San Diego Airport, the Palomar San Diego is about a 10-minute drive; a taxi will cost approximately $15.

Rooms & Rates

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The Palomar San Diego, a Kimpton Hotel combines the best of two worlds: It’s within walking distance to everything the cultural center known as the Gaslamp Quarter has to offer and it has the signature Kimpton touches like leopard-print robes and free happy hour wine tastings. 

A stay here means you are steps from some of San Diego’s most exciting nightlife. The House of Blues music venue is right next door, and 200 restaurants from steakhouses to sushi are all within an eight-minute walk.

Rooms are contemporary and modern with standout touches, including Jerusalem limestone bathrooms with rainforest showers and Italian Frette linens on the beds.

Libations and light fare are available at the hotel’s rooftop restaurant and pool deck, which also hosts DJ-led seasonal parties at the infinity pool. Locavores should visit the lobby’s gastro lounge, Saltbox, which specializes in farm-fresh flavors and native ingredients. 

From the press:
  • “Luxurious ambiance” -- Fodor’s
  • "A world of sophistication and luxury" -- Frommer's
  • "A stylish retreat in a convenient location" -- U.S. News



  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Newspaper / magazines
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Pet-friendly


  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center
  • ATM

Room amenities Room Service is 24 hours with a limited overnight menu.

  • Air-conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Sitting area
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)
  • High-Speed Wi-Fi (fees apply)


  • Bathrobes
  • Hair-dryer
  • Separate shower
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Valet service (fees apply)


  • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
  • Accessible meeting room
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible pool area
  • Accessible restaurant
  • Accessible spa
  • ADA compliant rooms
  • Facilities for guests with special needs
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am.

Children and additional guests: Children under age 18 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available (in King Deluxe, Queen Deluxe, Skyline King, King Spa Suite and Skyline Corner Balcony) on request, free of charge for one child under age 3. Extra beds available (in King Spa Suite and Skyline Corner Balcony) on request, $25 (subject to tax) per night. Charges may apply and will be added to your bill on checkout.

Pets: Pets are allowed on request, free of charge. No limit on the number of pets and no height or weight restrictions apply.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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23 Member Reviews
(87% Positive)
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Enjoyed Most: Great bed
Wayne Jan 05, 2016 Ocala, FL, United States
Enjoyed Most: Staff was friendly and very accommodating. Very enjoyable experience
Janice Jun 16, 2015 Corona, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: I enjoyed the room it was a great.
Other Comments: I stay at hotels really often when we first arrived into the room there was a stain on the couch that was still wet the windows were really dirty could not enjoy the view during the day because they were stained. Had to call for ice several times annoying but the service was exceptional. Hotel was great overal just a little dirty have an eye for detail
Francisco Jun 01, 2015 San Bernardino , CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Great location, friendly knowledgeable staff.
Jennifer Jun 01, 2015 studio city, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Hosted Wine Hour - we took our wine up to the pool deck! And the free coffee and tea in the morning! And the cool bath robes!
Other Comments: They need to provide more information on parking. We ended up spending $30 for parking across the street in a garage and when we asks the reception they basically said nervously that they offer valet but we are pretty much on our own.
Kaleigh May 31, 2015 Las Vegas, NV, United States
Enjoyed Most: The staff at the hotel were wonderful and location was perfect.
Maurisa May 26, 2015 Santa Monica, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Michael was great we liked the room
Other Comments: They really do anything about our anniversary until we complained The lunch was $95!
Jill May 24, 2015 Woodland Hills, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: This was our first stay at a Kimpton Hotel, and we loved the quirkiness -- zebra and leopard print robes, umbrella and yoga mat available, etc.
Other Comments: The staff at the front desk was exceptional, both at check in and as we left. Wish we had stayed more nights!
Jean May 18, 2015 Cedar Rapids, AL, United States
Enjoyed Most: The spa was refreshing and relaxing.
Other Comments: Parking was $40 bucks a day and the hotel didn't have a jacuzzi.
Anna May 14, 2015 Glendale, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: The location, the decor and the free wine
Other Comments: The room was tiny
Monica May 11, 2015 Corona, CA, United States

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