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explore Artful Luxury Kimpton's Hotel Palomar in Washington, DC, entertains guests in chic comfort. by Ivy Lamb Soaring 30-foot ceilings, glass chandeliers, contemporary art lining the walls - no, you're not in an urban art gallery. You're in the Hotel Palomar in Washington, DC, and this is just the lobby. The 335-room Kimpton boutique hotel blends 1930s French Moderne- inspired design with sleek lines and pops of rich color. "The idea was to surprise and intrigue guests while still embracing timeless style down to the last detail," says designer Cheryl Rowley of Beverly Hills. Polished marble and At the Hotel Palomar, families feel weldark mahogany set the come thanks to special perks designed tone in the lobby, along just for them: with glass sculptures, ■ Kids are treated to milk, cookies, and a complimentary toy upon arrival. giant amethyst agates, ■ Supervised games keep kids enterand handmade crystal tained while the grown-ups enjoy wine hour. bowls. Admire them all ■ Adjoining rooms mean everyone has during the daily compliplenty of space. mentary wine hour, or ■ Cribs and high chairs are available relax next to the seeupon request. ■ The Forgot It? We've Got It! program through fireplace. stocks a wide range of cosmetics The same artful and personal items just in case you design extends to the forgot something. ■ The hotel offers toys for splashing guest rooms. The spaaround in the outdoor pool during cious accommodations warmer months. (at an average of 520 ■ Families can explore the city with complimentary PUBLIC bike rentals. square feet, they are some of the largest in the ★ Family Fun december 2013 photos courtesy of kimpton 56 city) feature a soothing color palette enlivened with bold art and faux alabaster nightstands that are lit from within. Frette linens, Gaiam yoga mats, and 24-hour room service add an extra touch of luxury, while flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations, and wireless Internet access have all your tech needs covered. It's the perfect home base for sightseers and business travelers alike. Located in the cosmopolitan Dupont Circle neighborhood, the hotel is surrounded by shops, restaurants, and fine art galleries. Walk two blocks to the nearest metro stop and then Georgetown, the National Mall, and the Washington Convention Center are only minutes away. After a day on the town, the hotel's intimate Urbana Restaurant and Wine Bar invites you to unwind with a cocktail and fresh Mediterranean fare. Executive chef Ethan McKee has crafted a menu inspired by coastal French, Spanish, and Italian cuisine - think handmade spinach pappardelle with forest mushrooms, pancetta, and zucchini, or duck breast with swiss chard, cherry gastrique, and celeriac puree. An extensive, Old World wine list and inventive cocktails like the

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - December 2013

Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Vacation Memories
Hub Crawl: Miami International Airport
Wine & Dine: Holiday Fizz
Diversions: Going Whole Hog
Diversions: Time Travel
Style Spotlight: Holiday Bling
Adventure: North Carolina's High Country
Adventure: Arizona Story
Adventure: Sled Dog Racing
Gear Up: Stocking Stuffers
Great Escapes: Charleston Place Hotel
Great Escapes: Hotel Palomar in Washington, DC
Travel Feature: Costa Rica
US Airways: Tower Talk
Celebrate Tucson, AZ
Health Matters: Miami Foot and Ankle Surgery
Charlotte, USA
Must Read: I Got Schooled
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - December 2013