The Luxury Opened last October, the eco-chic Hotel Palomar brings an updated Art Deco splash to Philadelphias 17th-century Rittenhouse Square neighborhood. In its 194 guest rooms, many with superb views over Center City, Kimptons first Philly hotel maintains the boutique chains signature perks (Frette linens, free local phone calls, an almost over-the-top pet friendliness) and commitment to sustainability (Fair Trade coffee, in-room recycling).
The Value In addition to enjoying a 3 p.m. checkout, Shermans Travel readers can take 20 percent off the published daily rate, which averages around $269 in the spring. Book by June 30 for travel by the end of 2010.
The Catch Guests must sign up for Kimptons InTouch loyalty program to take advantage of complimentary hotel Wi-Fi, though its free to join (plus, guests who sign up will receive a $10 minibar credit).
The Details 215-563-5006 (mention the code LUXE); hotelpalomar-philadelphia.com
From the Spring 2010 issue of Shermans Travel magazine.