This River North spot manages to draw in all walks of life. Its art collection and playful sophistication appeal to young couples. Its indoor pool and kid-friendly perks (animal print robes, access to cribs and high chairs and babysitter service) appeal to families. And the eclectic American fare at its restaurant, Sable Kitchen & Bar, appeals to foodies, many of whom are local, stopping in for a meal or a drink after work. The large rooms are designed with warm earth tones and punctuated with bright reds and blues. As a Kimpton property, Hotel Palomar offers fun fitness programs, such as barre workouts on the rooftop and morning runs with the manager, and every room has a yoga mat. Each night, guests are invited to the lobby to mix and mingle over a hosted wine happy hour (5–6pm) and pet “friendly” is an understatement here and at all Kimpton properties. There are no restrictions on pet size, and pet rooms are outfitted with a pet bed and bowl, along with other pet amenities. And for those sad about traveling Fluffy-free, the hotel also has a “Guppy Love” program, which puts a goldfish in your room for the night to keep you company.