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 Every Stay’s a “Playcation” with Summer Playground Discounts, Freebies and More

DALLAS, July 21, 2009 – Summer deals are heating up with the Summer Playground campaign at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas.  In addition to fun summer freebies and activities, the hotel is now offering guests the opportunity to hula hoop for a 50 percent discount or room upgrade. From now until Labor Day, guests at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas will also enjoy complimentary amenities and playful summer-themed offerings such as sangria and games at wine hour, in addition to being able to book a special value-added Summer Playground package.

Summer Playground offerings at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas until September 7, 2009 include:

  • Hoop! There It Is:  Get into the summer groove and hula hoop for a minute to receive a 50% discount, or hula hoop for just 20 seconds for a free room upgrade (at check-in, based on availability).
  • Sangria Happy Hour:  Sip, sing and snack with complimentary summer sangria and Blythe Bites from Central 214 Executive Chef Blythe Beck, while listening to summer-themed tunes at daily wine hour.
  • Game On: Get competitive with summertime games at wine hour, such as a virtual Wii golf, baseball or tennis games.
  • Play Dirty or Play Nice: Pick your fun with Play Dirty “Temptation” and Play Nice “Honey Kiss” cocktails, available for purchase at Central 214 restaurant.

“We’re making every stay a ‘playcation’, as we offer summer guests both the fun and extra value they are seeking in this tough economy,” said Andrew Wright, general manager of Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas.  

Travelers or staycationers on the lookout for an affordable summer getaway can book the Summer Playground package at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas, which includes:

  • Deluxe overnight accommodations
  • $25 food & beverage credit
  • Complimentary in-room movie and popcorn

Complimentary Summer Playground amenities and hotel package are available at Kimpton’s Hotel Palomar Dallas for travel now through September 7, 2009.  Summer Playground package rates start at $199 per night.  Reservations can be made at <>  by entering PLGD in the rate code box, or by calling 1-800-KIMPTON and requesting the Summer Playground package.

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A member of the award-winning San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, Hotel Palomar Dallas originally opened in 1967 as a Hilton Inn and was completely transformed by award-winning designer Cheryl Rowley, reopening as the stylish, modern boutique Hotel Palomar Dallas in 2006. Hotel Palomar Dallas is an eco and pet-friendly hotel that has been named to the coveted 2007 Conde Nast Traveler’s “Hot List” and National Geographic Traveler’s “Stay List” 2009. The hotel has also been awarded the prestigious Four Diamond rating by AAA Travel and has been named the Best Boutique Hotel in Dallas by CitySearch. For more information, please visit <> .

San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants, a collection of boutique hotels and chef-driven restaurants in the US and Canada, is an acknowledged industry pioneer and was the first to bring the boutique hotel concept to America. Founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton, the company is well-known for making travelers feel welcomed and comfortable while away from home through intuitive and unscripted customer care, stylish ambience and having a certain playfulness in its approach to programs and amenities. Each hotel provides a range of exciting culinary experiences through locally-loved, top-rated, destination, chef-driven restaurants.  Kimpton leads the hospitality industry in ecological practices through its innovative EarthCare programs that span all hotels and restaurants. Privately held Kimpton has consistently earned high customer satisfaction scores by the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, exceeding other hotel companies including those in luxury and upscale segments. Among the company’s newest properties are Hotel Palomar Atlanta and restaurants Pacci Ristorante by Chef Keira Moritz and AltoRex lounge in Atlanta, GA, which opened in May 2009. Currently, projects are underway in New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Chicago. For more information, please visit <>  or call 1-800-KIMPTON.

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