Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants
Kimpton operates more than 60 boutique-style hotels and nearly 70 restaurants, bars and lounges in 26 cities across the U.S.
The company's hotels include the: Hotel Wilshire in Los Angeles; The Muse and Eventi hotels in NYC; Monaco and Argonaut in San Francisco; Donovan House and The George in Washington, DC.
Kimpton aims to inspire with touches like yoga mats in every room, complimentary coffee and tea to start the day, hosted evening Wine Hour, in-room fitness programming and complimentary bike rentals. Kimpton's award-winning restaurants and bars are led by talented chefs and bartenders that offer guests a chance to dine like a local.
Kimpton also leads the hospitality industry in eco-friendly practices that span all hotels and restaurants, and is consistently ranked as one of the top companies in the Market Metrix Hospitality Index, Upper Upscale Segment, for Customer Satisfaction.
Kimpton ranked No. 21 in 2014 on the Fortune magazine list of Best Companies to Work For in America. It is the fifth consecutive year the company has made the list.
The company has eight new hotels planned by 2016.
The company was founded in 1981 by Bill Kimpton with the opening of his first boutique hotel, The Clarion Bedford Hotel in San Francisco. Kimpton became the first hotel company to feature a complimentary nightly wine hour.
In 1991, the company expanded outside of California with Kimpton's Vintage Plaza Hotel in Portland, OR.
In 1992, Kimpton introduced a brand-wide pet-friendly policy.
In 1994, Kimpton launched its InTouch Guest Loyalty and Inner Circle programs and launched a lesbian, gay, bisexual travel program.
In 2011, Kimpton introduced new fitness amenities at hotels nationwide, including bike rentals, on-loan hula hoops and jump ropes and employee-led exercise classes in every Kimpton city.
Health Benefits Updated March 2, 2014
Updated March 2, 2014