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La Pensione

3.0 of 5 606 W. Date St., San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here earlier this year. Its in the center of little italy. Walking distance to a number of very good restaurants and to the water! The rooms are small but its a nice chic hotel and the price was very reasonable.

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California
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful boutique hotel. I was checked in right away. When we came to our room I was so happy it was bright and fresh with this very cool chic vibe. The beds were so comfortable I wanted to take a nap. But the location is so awesome we all went out to see the neighborhood. Great restaurants... More 

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Temecula, California, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite place to stay when visiting San Diego. We stay here once or twice a year for a long weekend. This is the ideal spot for walking the city or catching the train to various places for shopping, dining and partying! The rooms can be quite small, but that is a fair trade for the price of... More 

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Encinitas, CA
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed down here for a Friday night to check out the area a little more. Hotel is in a great location, so many restaurants and bars to walk to close by. The rooms are definitely small, but have everything you really need for an overnight stay. The view from the room was amazing and a nice surprise as we booked... More 

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing us for your quick staycation! Thanks for letting us know about the down pillows. Were they too soft or firm? Did we get you a replacement quickly? Thank you again for your review and we hope to see you in Little Italy again soon. There are a ton of new restaurants to try out! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms are fairly small but they're adorably decorated, very clean, and the hotel is in an area with lots of fun night life and a fantastic farmer's market just one block away on Saturday. There is no deadbolt on the door which concerned me a little but it seems to be very safe.

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

Angela, Thanks for your review and for choosing to stay with us! Sounds like you did a lot of exploring while you were here. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you soon! More 

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8 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We stayed one night to be near the airport. It's close! The room is modern. However, the lighting over the sink is not functional. It was dark out and difficult to see yourself in the mirror. The floor looked unvacuumed when we arrived. There was a tiny spot of black mildew looking stuff at eye level in the grout of... More 

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

First off, thank you very much for taking the time after your checkout to leave us your review and feedback. We're sorry that you were woken up by the alarm at our neighboring restaurant (they are a separate business from our hotel), I know how frustrating that was for you to be roused out of bed while you were sleeping.... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We loved La Pensione! It's a great hotel in a fabulous location! The rooms were small, but clean. The bed was comfy. The staff was friendly and helpful. The location was fantastic! Close to the trolley, convenience stores and fantastic restaurants. We loved the neighborhood. We ate breakfast and dinner in the local restaurants, which were very convenient and had... More 

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

Hello from me and Penny! We're so glad you stayed with us and enjoyed your time exploring Little Italy, Old Town, Balboa Park and beyond. We love our location and I'm happy you liked it too. Thank you again for choosing to stay with us. Penny hopes she'll see you again soon! More 

Grapevine, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have stayed here several times as our daughter and her husband live only 3 blocks away. The rooms can be small (we have stayed in several and they vary somewhat), but they have been recently redone and are very nice

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us when visiting your daughter. And great tip. We have a lot of visitors who love the city vibe, but there are also many travelers who like their quiet. For both, we try to provide the most restful ambiance as possible. We hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Just stayed at the La Pensione Hotel in Little Italy, San Diego. we had pulled in to the garage and found a parking close to elevator : ) the check in was fast and pleasant, the house mascot "penny" was still there greeting guest, I choose the La Pensione just cause of "penny" not to mention the newly renovated rooms... More 

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

Thanks to you and your family for staying with us! Penny loved that you came by to visit with her and she says hi :) I appreciate your leaving us your review and we hope to see you and the entire fam again soon! More 

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We have stayed at La Pensione, no less than 10 times through the years. It is not fancy, but very well appointed and clean. Small but with everything you need. The new free WiFi is great. The staff is very efficient and friendly. Javier always takes good care of us. The location can not be beat in little Italy. Everything... More 

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Marc H, General Manager at La Pensione, responded to this review

So great to see you again and again! Keep those visits coming - it's a pleasure to host you. And, thanks for acknowledging Javier - he's one of our finest. Here's to many more years of travels to San Diego and Little Italy! More 

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Address: 606 W. Date St., San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Pensione 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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