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Urbana Restaurant

The Palomar Hotel, Washington DC

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Injecting some serious glamour into one of the most distinguished neighbourhoods in Washington, the Hotel Palomar is a stylish boutique establishment enjoying a fabulous location in the lively Dupont Circle. You’re just minutes from the White House and there are great restaurants, shops, galleries, and museums nearby –– but there is plenty to stay in for too.  The heated outdoor pool and sundeck are the place to be in the summertime and you can enjoy great food and drink at the Urbana Restaurant & Wine Bar, or indulge yourself with an in-room spa treatment in your luxurious accommodation.

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Urbana Restaurant
  • rooms

    The guestrooms and suites are spacious and chic, cleverly combining modern design and comfort. All rooms and suites feature thoughtful amenities including high-speed Wi-Fi, a complimentary morning newspaper, state-of-the-art flat screen TVs, writing desk, complimentary morning coffee and tea in the hotel lobby (in-room coffee makers are available upon request), hairdryer, iron and ironing board, luxury toiletries and bed linen. There are even essential travel items available, should you have forgotten to pack anything!

    Deluxe rooms feature a king or queen size bed, or if you’re looking for something a little more spacious you can opt for an Executive King or Two Queen Bedded Room. The Spa King Rooms are larger still and feature a luxury spa-like bathroom with Fuji soaking tub for two and separate shower.

    If you are a gym enthusiast you will love the Motion Spa Rooms which feature Spin, Cardio, Core Training and Yoga rooms and have a king size bed and oversized soaking tub.

    The Deluxe Suite has two rooms and comes with a king size bed, as does the Spa Suite which also features a luxury bathroom complete with Fuji soaking tub for two and separate shower.

    Finally, if you really want to indulge yourself, there is the large Presidential Suite which has elegant hardwood floors, a dining room with seating for four and a powder room, stunning luxury spa-like bathroom and king size bed; outstanding accommodation.

  • facilities & activities

    The Hotel Palomar has a fantastic location in Washington DC, making it easy for you to explore all the major sights and attractions, and the concierge staff are very happy to help organise any activities or reservations for you. Finding a place to chill out after a day full of adventures is easy here thanks to the stylish public spaces on offer; the contemporary lobby is decorated with striking artwork and is a great place to enjoy a drink and, of course, the signature Kimpton hospitality. Complimentary tea and coffee can also be enjoyed here every morning between 6-9am and if you’re a wine connoisseur, you’ll love the hosted wine reception that takes place every evening between 5-6pm.

    If you feel like exercising whilst you’re away, there’s a fantastic fitness centre on the second floor with all the latest cardio equipment, weights and plenty of space for balancing exercises or to practice yoga (yoga mats are also supplied in every room). If you prefer to be outside borrow one of the hotel’s bikes - a great way to explore the city.

    Whether you’re swimming laps for a workout or looking for a place to sit and enjoy the sunshine, you will love the stunning seasonal outdoor pool. Surrounded by a sundeck which features cabanas, lounge chairs and tables with chairs, this is a great spot to enjoy a drink and some light fare.

    Eco-friendly spa services are on offer in the privacy of your guestroom. Natural and organic ingredients are used to rejuvenate and nourish your skin and senses. Treat yourself to a massage, facial or hand, foot or body treatment.

  • dining

    Urbana, the Hotel Palomar’s popular restaurant, offers exceptional Italian-inspired cuisine in a stylish setting, complete with chic dining room and centrepiece bar.  The delicious menu makes use of the fresh and seasonal vegetables from the hotel’s very own rooftop garden and the house-made pastas are delightful.

    There is also a great menu on offer in the elegant main bar and lounge area – plus a compelling happy hour on Monday to Friday from 4-7pm, where you can enjoy delicious light bites such as charcuterie and a handcrafted cocktail or two! You can also discover a new wine every evening and get to know your fellow guests during the complimentary hosted wine hour in the hotel lobby.

    Private dining options are on offer, or you can simply enjoy the delicious cuisine from Urbana in the comfort of your own room. Thanks to the central location, should you want to venture out there are a wide variety of formal and casual dining options in Dupont Circle.

  • family

    The Hotel Palomar is a fantastic choice for families; children are made to feel extremely welcome and will receive a great Kimpton Kids welcome gift on arrival. For very young guests cots, highchairs, buggies, and in-room child safety kits are all available. There are spacious guest rooms with two queen size beds, and inter connecting rooms can be requested; ideal for families sharing accommodation.

    Children will love the outdoor pool and its great location makes the Palomar a fantastic base for exploring the city; there is so much for the family to see and do in Washington - and most of the attractions are free!  Top spots are the Smithsonian which includes the National Air & Space Museum, National Museum of American History, The Washington Monument and the International Spy Museum. The concierge staff will be more than happy to recommend and help plan suitable activities and services nearby.

    The hotel can also arrange babysitters on request.

  • location

    Located in Dupont Circle, the Hotel Palomar is in the cosmopolitan heart of the city, close to top cultural and historic attractions. The Dupont Circle Metro station is just a block and a half away.

    Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is just a 15 minute drive away, Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is 30 minutes by car and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is 45 minutes away. Valet parking is available at an additional cost.

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