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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Lake Anna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is historic and charming. The location is convenient to downtown, the convention center and Petco Stadium. The rooms were clean and the beds were very comfortable with soft sheets and plenty of pillows. The staff was not very attentive and did not offer help with the door or the elevator, unless you were handicapped. The elevator was installed... More

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Hartford, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If this hotel was dirty it would be considered old, since it was clean it has character and was unique. Valet and check in was a breeze, the elevators up were fantastic old style elevators where you had to open the door, slide back the screen and go. Our room two queen bed room was actually divided up into to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the historic St. James Hotel for several nights for the Bike the Bay cycling event. Compared to many of the surrounding hotels in the Gaslamp District, the price was reasonable at ~$163 per night. The location on 6th is great if one wishes to be right in the heart of Gaslamp. One can walk to dozens of... More

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a girls weekend and loved the location. Matthew at the front desk was awesome and super helpful! Rooms are a bit old and the elevator is an experience. But I would recommend staying here, and may do it again on my next trip to San Diego.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

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

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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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Gaslamp/Convention Center 3*
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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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