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Gaslamp Plaza Suites

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   520 E St., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel-room was a mini suite.. Plenty of room for just me.. Bed really comfy and crisp clean sheets!!! Has flat screen tv and hbo and showtime,,, lots of stations to find something to watch.. They supply in room coffee,and bathroom has all the soaps and shampoos,, even a sewing kit!! Just a really relaxing clean place.. I would... More

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Culiacan, Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

i can´t even say it was a studio room. we could barely fit with our luggage. It was the tolstoy room. if tolstoy were the super of this building and they renovated his small room. i should have paid for half a room. but thats what you get when you book discount. still if you want to be in gaslamp,... More

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in July for a weeklong vacation in San Diego. Centrally located right in the heart of the gaslamp district. The rooms are good sized, little fridge and microwave, fit with the older style of the building. The roof top terrace is amazing, they offer an ok carb rich breakfast there in the morning. We enjoyed it in... More

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madeleine k, Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us while on vacation last month. I hope you enjoyed San Diego and all it has to offer. We look forward having you stay with us again in the future. Welcome back! More

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights with friends I'm travelling with. We had a great time and were really pleased with the location of the hotel. The customer service was also really good. There is no free wifi in the room, but you could pop to the rooftop for use of wifi for free which suited us perfectly. We used the... More

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Lake Forest, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm a history buff so that the hotel's history alone made me like the hotel. This building was San Diego's first skyscraper. This building started off as a bank and then became an office building before becoming a hotel in 1988. You can feel the building's history while walking through the halls to your room. The doors to your room... More

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madeleine k, Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am happy to hear you enjoyed all the history about the Gaslamp Plaza Suites. We try to take good care of this 'old lady" and make sure we preserve the historical pieces while still providing a nice and comfortable stay for our guests. We look forward having you stay with us again. Welcome Back! More

Saskatoon, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
25 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

As u may have guessed absolutely love the location in gas lamp. Bars restaurants various venues all in very close walking distance including shopping at the Horton Plaza. This is more or less a boutique hotel, San Diegos original sky scraper when built in the early 1900s. Rooms are comfortable and clean. Guest services are excellent. No pool but again... More

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Berkeley, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I stayed here over a very busy weekend in San Diego and found this place to be the most reasonably priced. I was so impressed with the rooms! Everything was nice and new in them, and they were very spacious. I felt very comfortable here and would stay here again. My trip was for a conference at the convention center... More

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madeleine k, Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, So happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We value your input and hope to see you back as guest of the Gaslamp Plaza Suites again. More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Nice hotel, with parking facilities in a central position, close to the shopping centre and walking distance to the Padres home ground. Staff were very friendly & helpful. Breakfast on the roof top was enjoyable, with a good variety to choose from. The budget rooms are small, with a standard size bed, making the room a little cramped. The window... More

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I love this hotel! Just walking around the floors and liking at the cool architecture and amazing materials and historic elements is so cool. The rooms are really nice, although they lose points for older bed frames that squeaked every time I moved. Staff is friendly and helpful, and the location is really good - within walking distance of food,... More

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Temecula, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

My husband and I love staying here for a quick trip to Gaslamp. The valet parking is $30, which seems expensive, but really isn't for San Diego. The hotel is also centrally located so we pretty much just walk everywhere once we get there. Breakfast may not be the best, but the view from the roof is really cool. The... More

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Address: 520 E St., San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gaslamp Plaza Suites 3*
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