Art In Motion Downtown Phoenix

Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Phoenix recently opened in the heart of a vibrant downtown Phoenix at CityScape, a dynamic new mixed-use development featuring shopping, entertainment and dining. Hotel Palomar Phoenix is an urban retreat that strikes the balance between the energy of its city setting and Arizona's laid-back lifestyle. The boutique hotel offers 242 spacious guest rooms and suites, all with modern interior touches and views of the surrounding city and mountains. In step with the signature style of Kimpton's Hotel Palomar, this Phoenix destination combines contemporary design with an "Art in Motion" theme embracing the undercurrent of artistic energy throughout. As you may have learned from previous posts, we have a soft spot for Kimpton Hotels. Their well-designed properties always offer excellent service and amenities.

Hotel Palomar Phoenix is an urban retreat ideally situated in the heart of downtown Phoenix’s CityScape, footsteps from Chase Field, US Airways Center, the Phoenix Convention Center and a host of theaters, music venues, museums and cultural attractions, shopping, bars and restaurants. The hotel is located one block from Phoenix’s Metro Light Rail System, offering stops across central Phoenix and to the East Valley.


A contemporary look and feel exhibits the signature style and hospitality of Kimpton's Hotel Palomar, with soothing neutral interior schemes, a sense of place and an "Art in Motion.” The theme embraces art its many expressions, including visual, film, fashion, dance and architecture, as well as the musical and athletic forms that are unique to this hotel's Phoenix location. 


The property features 242 spacious guest rooms, including 16 suites. The well-appointed rooms and suites include 37-inch flat-screen TVs, luxurious 600-thread-count Frette linens, spacious baths, fully stocked honor bars with locally inspired and organic items, pillow-top mattresses, feather pillows, custom Etro designer bath products and Kimpton's signature animal print robes.

Presidential Suite

Guests are treated Kimpton’s signature amenities from complimentary morning coffee and tea to the hosted wine hour seven days a week. Kimpton InTouch members have access to complimentary Wi-Fi and Internet access throughout the hotel, as well as a 24-hour business center. There is also complimentary access to the nation’s first Gold’s Gym Elite located on the 2nd floor terrace level.

The adjacent Blue Hound Kitchen & Cocktails showcases a menu of new American cuisine for lunch, dinner, late-night and weekend brunch and a blazing cocktail program that raises the bar for drink culture in the city's urban core, while the hotel's third-floor outdoor pool terrace and adjacent Lustre bar provide a scenic venue for gathering.


Perfectly positioned for business and within walking distance to the Phoenix Convention Center, the hotel offers approximately 10,000 square feet of flexible meeting space across 10 rooms to accommodate groups ranging from 10 to 250 people. All meeting rooms are conveniently located on the hotel's third floor and outfitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and Internet access. Meeting attendees can enjoy natural daylight and city views, ushered in via large windows.

Dreamcatcher Ballroom

Meeting spaces include:

  • 3,100-square-foot Dreamcatcher Ballroom, which is divisible by three and able to accommodate 210 guests for banquets or up to 250 guests theater-style.

  • 2,200-square-foot Zia Room, which is divisible by two, has a small terrace and can accommodate 120 guests for banquets, 150 guests for a reception or 180 theater-style.

  • 1,400-square-foot Calavera Junior Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 90 guests theater-style or for banquets.

  • 1,400-square-foot Mural Room, which is divisible by two, which can accommodate up to 90 guests theater-style or for banquets.

  • 600-square-foot Rangoli Board Room, which can accommodate up to 10 guests and features built-in LCD screen.

  • 700-square-foot Fresco Room, located adjacent to the pool area with private patio views of the pool and downtown, provides soft seating and dining tables for private receptions or celebrations.

  • 1,350-square-foot Presidential Suite also provides an exclusive setting for intimate gatherings of clients, colleagues and friends.

Rangoli Board Room

In addition to its meetings facilities, Hotel Palomar Phoenix also offers more than 2,700 square feet of pre-function space.

For those wanting to take their Phoenix events outside, the hotel’s 5,800-square-foot pool terrace and adjacent Lustre bar showcase a contemporary design against the naturally stunning panorama of the surrounding city and mountains, providing a picturesque backdrop. The pool terrace can accommodate 100 guests in theater-style seating or 200 guests for a reception.


Beyond the art-infused style, Kimpton hospitality and exceptional meeting spaces, Hotel Palomar Phoenix also extends superior catering and services essential to the success of any meeting or event, including: creative meeting and event concept consultation, comprehensive multi-media and audio-visual equipment and support, Wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and access to a 24-hour onsite business center with touch-screen computers and printer.

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Photographs courtesy of Hotel Palomar Phoenix.