Here's why one of the best things you can do for men's health in November has nothing to do with turkey. It's all about the mustache.
We've been supporting LGBTQ rights from the start, so we love helping community advocates like The Trevor Project celebrate incredible individuals.
In June, Kimpton chefs hit the road in partnership with No Kid Hungry to raise awareness and money for ending child hunger in America.
For the 7th time, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has been named one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Companies to Work For, the top hospitality company!
You will love these tales from Kimpton employees about the shelter dogs that have won their hearts and brought people together in wild, wonderful ways.
We take Pride seriously at Kimpton. We kicked off SF Pride with a party to support our philanthropic partner, The Trevor Project.
Giving your closet a spring-cleaning? Dress for Success will take your unwanted, business-appropriate clothing to outfit women trying to better their lives.
A National Historic Landmark, the Reliance Building in Chicago is home to our Hotel Burnham. And we've given it a re-fresh that honors its storied past.
We offer our suggestions for five great reads in honor of Earth Day — from sci-fi to an urban-farming memoir. And of course anything by healthy-eating activist Michael Pollan.
Turndown service gets the local treatment with the RiverPlace Hotel Bedtime Butler, offering Oregon-sourced chocolates and other treats, as well as storybooks for the kids and nightcaps for the grown-ups.
Thirty-four years ago today, Bill Kimpton opened his first hotel in our hometown of San Francisco. Let's blow out some candles and celebrate Kimpton's birthday.
It's Women's History Month and we're highlighting some of the women who make Kimpton history, like Shirley King, who has been with the company for 25 years.
FORTUNE's Best Companies to Work For list is out and we came in at no. 11! Here's a great big "thank you" to all our employees who keep Kimpton special.
Don't have a date this weekend? No worries. Here are a few tips on celebrating solo on Valentine's Day. Hint: There's wine involved.
With more than 1,500 entries and thousands of votes cast, we have a winner for our 4th annual Kimpton pet photo contest. Prepare to be charmed, people.
We now have selfie sticks available at all of our hotels, so check one out, shoot some awesome travel pics, and enter our Kimpton photo contest.
The stars shined brightly for The Trevor Project gala in Los Angeles. Check out the video of actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson covering Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."
Hotel Palomar Chicago's Sleeping With the Artist program showcases work created by the city's hottest young artists, taking over three floors of the hotel.
Walk the red carpet or participate online in the silent auction at TrevorLIVE 2014, an evening of music and comedy in support of The Trevor Project.
Dog, cat, bunny, lizard, hamster, chicken ... whatever kind of critter you have, enter the Kimpton Pet Photo Contest for a chance at some great prizes.
Looking for perks and discounts on biz travel like the big companies get? Check out our Global Business Program, designed with small businesses in mind.
Be a part of the global philanthropic movement, #GivingTuesday, on Tuesday, Dec. 2. It's the perfect antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Kimpton’s Arizona hotels are breaking out the bubbly and rolling out the red carpet for an amazing LGBT wedding giveaway.
A somm is born: We've teamed up with the Golden Gate Restaurant Association to help send a budding sommelier to the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone.
Chew on This: Aug. 26 is National Dog Day. Have you hugged your pooch today?
Kimpton is now on Pinterest. And we really want to pin with you.
An all new, thoroughly improved, 100 percent gluten-free Kimpton Hotels website has been unveiled.
Our Kimpton Karma Rewards program offers you perks in new and innovative ways.
What do Sherlock Holmes and a Bostonian have in common? Wicked smarts? Check. Astute logic? Yup. The ability to sport a deerstalker hat outside of deer stalking? Well, not quite yet.
Here at Kimpton, everyone has an invitation to the party. We enthusiastically celebrate diversity, and we live and breathe inclusion.
Why toast the planet only once every trip around the sun? Perhaps an alternate celebration is a collection of everyday actions like our EarthCare program.
When a former investment banker by the name of Bill Kimpton decided to go against the grain and pioneer the boutique hotel concept in the United States.
Barry Pollard is a hospitality lifer who started his career as an underage busboy and now oversees more than 60 properties as Kimpton’s Senior Vice President of Hotel Operations.
For the fifth year, Kimpton has been named to the FORTUNE Best Places to Work For list.
Nearly 80,000 discerning travelers voted in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Poll and we’re thrilled to let you know that a bunch of our properties made the cut.
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We’re so grateful and humbled to say we’ve received a perfect “100” in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index
The weather outside may be frightful but Kimpton lobbies from coast to coast will be delightful this holiday season.
Here’s a friendly heads up: If you’re not already a member of Kimpton’s InTouch loyalty program, right now would be a very good time to join the family because we are rolling out the year’s biggest, bestest perks.
When you’re growing as fast as Kimpton is, it’s nice to know there’s someone like Heather Richer on your team.
If you can’t get enough of batting, base running, tackling, passing, swishing, swooshing and checking, this is truly the most wonderful time of the year.
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Have you ever walked into one our hotels and thought, “There’s more than meets the eye here”? And perhaps wondered what it might have been before?
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We’re expanding our “Raid the Mini-Bar” initiative — which offers InTouch members a $10 credit ($15 in NYC) toward mini-bar goodies — to include our actual bars and lounges.
There’s not much we love more than a skillfully crafted cocktail and a cuddly critter, which is why we here at Kimpton give both such a high priority.
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You have to love someone who is enamored by the grace and elegance of Venice, Italy, while also being drawn to the gritty rap of Eminem.
Fearlessly leading us into a new era of “marketeamwork” (not to be confused with “mouseketeer” work), she’s no stranger to leadership in marketing.
Drumroll please …
Introducing our new Chief Operating Officer, Mike DeFrino.
We’re pumped … and so are the tires on our brand-new fleet of super-sweet PUBLIC bikes.
The world was righted a bit today… at least in our book.
Kimpton has a secret sauce for keeping guests happy — and Steve Pinetti, Senior VP of Inspiration & Creativity, is a main ingredient.
We can taste the peanuts and Cracker Jacks already. Can't help it — baseball season is around the corner.
"Lincoln" is up for Best Picture at the Oscars. What's better than seeing the movie? Getting a real-deal presidential experience at Hotel Monaco Washington D.C.
If you’ve stayed at a Kimpton hotel or dined in one of our restaurants, you’ve probably noticed we’re not your everyday company.
We have a sweet spot for suites. And there’s a special place in our hearts for this contemporary charmer in the heart of Manhattan.
It was a great year to bring in the new. Kimpton welcomed seven hotels in 2012 in all parts of the country. Each one has something different to offer, from rich history to rooftop lounges.
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This winter, Kimpton is keeping you cozy with special perks that make your stay with us more relaxing and enjoyable.
Because our hotels are pet friendly, we welcome a lot of cats and dogs. But occasionally, webbed feet strut through our doors too. Some of them are even celebrity-status.
It’s Nike Women’s Marathon time and more than 25,000 runners, men and women alike, will tear through the streets of San Francisco this Sunday.
Congrats, Ave Bradley! Kimpton’s Vice President of Design was just awarded a Wave of the Future honor from Hospitality Design magazine.
Relaxed, swimsuit-clad travelers aren’t the only ones grazing around the pool at Surfcomber, Kimpton’s hot new hotel in Miami. There are cows and sheep, too!
A little birdie told us that Canary Hotel in Santa Barbara is the place to be this summer. Why? It’s simple. Because of wine.
Baseball season is here. We know how much you love America’s Favorite Pastime, so we came up with a hotel deal that really hits it out of the park.
During Earth Week – which starts today! – our hotels and restaurants show the environment even more affection with everything from eco-focused events to sustainable-minded menus.
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When Disney Cruise Line announced it would begin sailing from Seattle to Alaska, we decided to step in and do a little cruise control.
Our Paw-parazzi Pet Photo Contest is back, which means we’re once again searching for the nation’s cutest, most lovable, most aww-inducing furry friends.
We love uncovering our employees’ hidden talents. Even more fun is sharing them with you here on Life is Suite.
He’s large and in charge. He’s also bright red.
When our heartstrings are tugged, we have to share it. This time, it’s because The Grand Hotel in Minneapolis came into the spotlight in a very special way.
When it comes to matters of the art, Alexis Hotel in Seattle could go on and on.
We’re glad February decided to stick around a little longer this year. That extra day gives us a reason to offer you some fun Leap Year promotions.
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This past year stirred up so many great things, From shiny new hotels to restaurant openings...
We like making work fun for our employees. But one regional office really raises the bar.
Today's the day! We're announcing our new password. Let’s get right down to it.
People sometimes ask what my typical day is like. My answer might not come as a surprise: There is no typical day!
Sometimes when a big event rolls around, we go a little animal. That’s definitely the case on the cusp of the 10th anniversary of our signature guest room robes in giraffe, cheetah and zebra prints.
As you’ve seen on our blog, a lot of our employees have awesome tattoos. Some, however, have a real leg up on the competition.
Creativity is one of those big words. It means so many things to so many people.
Check out this photo. If somebody told us it’s an art collector’s second home on the Left Bank of Paris, we’d believe it.
Does everyone have walking shoes on? We’re going for a stroll down memory lane. Life is Suite is turning one, and so much has happened in the last year.
Fun and unfussy, urban yet intimate, it’s a destination where it’s fun to kick back and people-watch or actively explore.
Last month, we brought you the secret password “sunshine.” Did it leave you feeling all warm and sparkly?
Oh me, oh my! Did somebody really give you a Kimpton Gift Card? Aw, shucks. They shouldn’t have.
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Summer’s here! Did somebody say “family road trip”? (We’re looking at you, Griswolds.)
Hey, haven’t we seen this guy in the beefeater suit somewhere before? That’s right ... must have been at the royal wedding. Wait. No.
It’s sniffle-y, sneeze-y season. Right, allergy sufferers? Luckily, we have more to offer you than just a hearty “Gesundheit.”
We’re all about spreading smiles here at Life Is Suite. That’s why we’d like you to meet Randall Reese. He’s been a waiter at San Diego’s Jsix restaurant for nearly three years and quickly became a guest favorite.
Last time we checked, stardust referred to the dust found in meteorites. (We pulled out our 11th grade astronomy textbook for that one.)
We consider ourselves pretty grounded people – meaning we do our best to take care of Mother Earth.
Does this dapper fellow look familiar? If so, you’ve probably stayed at Grand Hotel in Minneapolis.
Wow – has Kimpton really been around for 30 years? 1,560 weeks? 10,920 days? 262,080 hours?
Do you think your pet is so cute that he should be on the cover of Paws Illustrated? (Yes, we made that up. Can you imagine the swimsuit issue?)
Vroooom. That’s the sound of two of our Pacific Northwest hotel General Managers taking off on their Harleys. And if you’re a biker, you can motor along with them.
Quietly, with a show of hands, tell us: Do you take notice of the art that hangs in your hotel room?
We hear feedback from our guests in all types of ways. E-mail, Twitter, Facebook, snail mail, smoke signals – you write it, we read it. Recently, one traveling couple caught our eye in a whole new way.
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We can’t resist a party – especially when it’s for a good cause. So imagine the excitement when Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City threw a rock star-themed bash last month to raise money for Utah AIDS Foundation.
‘Tis the day before Christmas! In hope of making spirits bright, we’re posting photos of a particularly special event.
Sun, sea, and surf make San Diego’s coastline special. But its bustling downtown also harbors a piece of paradise that feels as beachy as sand between the toes.
Pop Quiz - The bathrooms at The Muse Hotel in New York City are...
On our journey through hotel suites, we find some that feel quite special -- and those that feel quite special-agent.
Launching a blog is like planning a party. After cranking out a lot of work, it's all about showing everyone a good time.