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Cosmopolitan Hotel

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2660 Calhoun Street, San Diego, CA 92110
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A slice of the old west, but with comfortable beds, A/C and modern plumbing. Loved the antique furniture mixed with period reproductions (e.g, light fixtures and toilette). Great courtyard restaurant, plus live music (acoustic guitar when I was there). Didn't miss a TV or phone. Would have liked a stronger WiFi signal. And the authentic antique chairs are attractive, but... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've always loved Old Town and this hotel is just perfect! It's like staying at a friend's house - who happens to have a very nice house. Lovely room, very clean, friendly staff. Don't look for tv's, phones or minibars! Reserved parking for guests is a huge plus. I'll never stay anywhere else!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for luxury, high end, modern comfort, this is not a place for you. But if you want to experience a wonderful piece of history and quaint, comfortable, basic rooms, this is the place to stay. You truly feel you are back in a different time. The service, the welcome, nothing short of amazing. The staff is... More 

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La Jolla, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a one day stay at the Cosmo Hotel, everything was fantastic. Our hostess was amazing the room was more then what we expected and the food at the hotel restaurant was yummy thank you Bill. Next time we're staying longer.

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Fallbrook, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This is a wonderful place, a piece of history, a charming getaway in Old Town San Diego. This is the oldest operating hotel in California. The rooms have no phones, no tv.... Just a place to relax, the food is excellent and there are wonderful shops and restaurants in walking distance.

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8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a stunningly beautiful hotel which has been lovingly restored to a hotel which could have been used in a period drama. The staff are very nice (cleaner has a bad attitude but more about that later!) It's quirky and I'd love to be able to give it a glowing review, however... The rooms suffer with the noise fro... More 

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Avila Beach, California
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Stayed the night here based upon seeing it in May, during Cinco De Mayo. Thought it would be nice to stay in a place from the past. We stayed in the Seeley Suite (room #4), very big room and very clean. It is rather bland and could stand for about 3 more pictures from the era and maybe a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We loved staying here. They were very accommodating and even had sparkling cider in our room for our anniversary. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The free breakfast isn't a huge variety, but the scones were so delicious. You can't beat the ambience or the location. The rooms are so lovely and fun. I love history, son staying here... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Convenient to downtown, wonderful staff and room. Old Town is a delightful place to go when in San Diego! Old Town offers shopping and restaurants as well as offering historical sites. Good parking area.

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Sheffield
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Cosmopolitan Hotel is a beautiful looking building. We were booked in for 2 nights. No coffee/tea facilities in the room nor is there TV. The room we had was traditional, comfortable and very pretty but had no wardrobe. We ate in the restaurant which was very busy - luckily we had booked, but stil had to wait for our... More 

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