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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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Ranked #169 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Fargo, North Dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the third oldest hotel in San Diego, the old St. James hotel is obviously now a Ramada property while still retaining its history. From the original "gated" elevators to the rooftop patio (awesome!), we really enjoyed the hotel!

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Ottawa, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent heritage hotel in downtown SD. Rooms smaller than some hotels however ours was clean and well maintained. Ver adequate. Roof top terrace and the vintage elevator was a hoot. Excellent staff!

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Corona, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

staff there is friendly and very accommodating. Valet does take awhile to retrieve cars when everyone is trying to check out at the same time on Sundays

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Sydney, Australia
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those hotels that proves to me that reading TripAdvisor reviews is worth every minute spent. We needed something not too far from the airport, with a late night bar & food, as we were arriving at 11pm after about 18 hours travelling. Check in was easy, lovely fellows at reception. Yes, the hotel is old, the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here Friday and Saturday night for my vacation. The good: Hotel is centrally located in the famous Gaslamp quarter. About 15 minutes from both the zoo and the airport. You are also within easy walking distance from countless restaurants. The hotel staff were always very friendly and pleasant. The room was clean and in good condition for being an... More

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Montreal, Canada
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my group simply had an amazing stay! Yes the elevator is old, yes the room are smaller then a regular hotel, but wow! They did a great job to bring a older hotel to modern days! Plus: - The bed are really comfy! - The A/C work great! - You got Brian24 room service! (If you don't know,... More

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Additional Information about Ramada Gaslamp/Convention Center

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*
Number of rooms: 99
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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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