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Ramada Gaslamp/Convention Center

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   830 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel St. James) (Downtown)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rotherham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

old hotel, not the cleanest, had to get sheets changed when we arrived. However, great location & ease of access to surrounding area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to work a convention- 12 hour days, heavy luggage, and I needed quiet so I could work the entire week. (The Gaslamp District in San Diego is a noisy, crowded, party area so I didn't have much hope of getting a good night's rest...) I was greeted by Matthew Hall at the Front Desk. He took great care... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was built in the 1900's, and that may be why some of the reviews are not very high. Personally, we loved this place. We vacation approximately 4 times a year but this was our first time in San Diego. I would definitely stay here again, just for the added charm due to the hotels age. The elevators, although... More

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very old hotel. Elevators slow, different. Probably would not stay here again. Good location however!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in heart of San Diego downtown on 6th avenue. It is surrounded by bars,restaurants and night clubs. It has got a nice terrace on top floor and you can take your drinks and food and enjoy the beautiful view from top. The public transport system is excellent in San Diego and you can travel to any corner from... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hotel Staff and Valet were terrific and accommodating. When we called for our car it was ready within 5-10 minutes. Hotel has a nice patio above top floor and in the evenings is quite nice with a great view of San Diego. This hotel is quaint and best for singles, couples or business. Elevators are small, take a while... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No central air or on-site parking (valet takes 20 minutes). Cleanliness was an issue too...stains, ripped curtains, dirt in bathroom, etc.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had serious troubles with my credit card, charged for a double amount than expected. After 4 days off with my money, the hotel charged the right amount, then in the meanwhile request another pre-authorization for a different amount. So the credit card is still out of money. A mess! I will forgot Ramada forever, for sure, and I will... More

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Address: 830 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel St. James)
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Gaslamp/Convention Center 3*
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Also Known As:
Ramada Inn And Suites Gaslamp/Convention Center
Ramada Inn & Suites Gaslamp/ Hotel San Diego
Ramada Inn San Diego
Ramada San Diego

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This boutique style hotel is centrally located in San Diego's exciting Gaslamp Quarter. We invite you to step back in time to the elegant comforts, friendly hospitality and impeccable service of a bygone era. Opened in 1913 as the St. James Hotel, San Diego's original high-rise luxury hotel, our beautifully restored property is an oasis of historic style for leisure and business travelers. We are 6 1/2 blocks from San Diego's waterfront convention center. It's a pleasant 7 minute walk from the hotel. ... more   less 
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