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Gaslamp Plaza Suites

520 E St., San Diego, CA 92101
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Phoenix, Arizona
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90 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If it wasn't for the windows and the noise from outside I would have rated this property very good. But it's hard to be very good when you are kept awake at night by the noise outside. I found the hotel to be quaint and comfortable. It's very old and historic. I was on the eighth floor in what I... More 

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Montclair, California
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When I booked this hotel, I actually had to book directly with them because they didn't show up on many travel sites, and I'm so glad I found it! Unbeknownst to us, we booked this room for the night of the San Diego Mardi Gras celebration. So, my navigation kept taking me to streets that were blocked off! I finally... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed staying here very much. Charming historic building with great architectural features right in the heart of the Gaslamp district. Rooftop terrace for breakfast - basic but included in the price - a bonus. Rooms well equipped - ours had a lovely bay window.If you like anodyne chain business hotels with up to the minute tech, this is not... More 

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San Diego, California
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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has two main positives: (1) its location in the Gaslamp Quarter, one of San Diego's best neighborhoods for dining and nightlife, and (2) it's considerably less expensive than most other hotels in the area. It's a boutique hotel with an antique vibe. The building, completed in 1913, was San Diego's first skyscraper. The rooms are nicely furnished in... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review. We appreciate your feedback in regards to the noise in the surrounding area. That is correct, specifically during the weekend but if you want to be in the midst of the Gaslamp Quarter, then we would be an excellent choice. Our complimentary continental breakfast is an upgraded continental breakfast. If you are... More 

Eau Claire
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy "old-time" themes and have a demanding taste for elegance and comfort, the Gaslamp Plaza Suites is one that you may wish to seriously consider. The hotel is centrally located in the historic Gaslamp District in downtown San Diego, only about 3 minutes walk to the trolley line in addition to the numerous buses that run through that... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We wish you a wonderful 2016 and hope to see you back as our guests soon again! More 

Van Nuys Ca
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in a mini suite that we used as an exchange. The building is over 100 years old, but you can tell they care for it very well. If you are looking for a modern place maybe you should look elsewhere. It is also smack dab in the middle of the gaslamp district which is party central of San... More 

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

Dear Guest, We are so happy to see you enjoyed your timeshare exchange week here with us. We do really care about this now 103 old building and happy to know that it shows. Welcome back! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We wanted a room close to House of Blues, so we booked this one. LOVED it! Historic, yet clean. Perfect location for us. Secure and friendly. Breakfast in the morning is also a plus! Definitely coming back!

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Lake Tahoe
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37 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

We stayed for a week in October as part of a timeshare exchange. We had exchanged for a one bedroom, and were lucky enough to be assigned one of their one bedroom deluxe corner units. It was quite lovely, and very comfortable. It did not have a kitchen, but did have a mini fridge and a microwave. The living room... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful stay with us. Merry is indeed a gem as well as the rest of our fantastic staff. We definitely feel like a family and hope that it shows. Welcome back!!! More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

The staff were amazingly friendly and helpful. The rooms were updated and it was so nice to stay in a building with such nice interior architectural features! The view from the roof is amazing and makes for a very relaxing lounge or work space. I think this was a great value, and they could make this a luxury hotel with... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your review. I am very happy you enjoyed your stay here. Our staff is indeed wonderful so thank you so much for mentioning them. I know they take great pride in their job and to ensure our guests are enjoying their stay. Thanks again and hope to see you back as our guest... More 

Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our week at the historic Gaslamp Plaza Suites. We had exchanged a timeshare week to stay here and we stayed in a one bedroom suite which had a comfortable bedroom, clean bathroom and sitting room with a microwave, fridge and sink along with plates and silverware. The continental breakfast was a bonus, we have never had that with... More 

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