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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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Fallbrook, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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oceanside,ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the beginning the staff was friendly and very responsive to any request,friendly and always smiling. Food was great wait staff awesome an bar staff awesome,room very clean and true to era.The only negative was the bed was creaky from the wood slats.If you are a light sleeper the rooms facing freeway and trains sometimes bothersome. We stayed in room... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and five year-old son went shopping the other day and my wife called me about an hour later asking me to come down to Old Town and meet up with them for dinner. We live in Mission Hills about five minutes away so I changed and headed out the door. When I arrived she let me into the... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What a perfect, simplistic hotel set in a little paradise!! Can't beat the real western feel, friendly and helpful staff, indoor and outdoor restaurant and saloon AND clean, cozy rooms. It was the perfect get away for my husband and I ...highly recommend!!

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San Diego, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Was brought here as a surprise. What a surprise! The room featured a squeaky double bed, no closet, TV or phones. You had to be instructed on how to gently flush the toilet! And the noise level is high, with a mixture of freeway noise, occasional train/trolley noise and, on this occasion, the incessant squealing of a child in an... More 

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