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Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel

#67 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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435 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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La Palma, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at Hotel Solamar-a Kimpton Hotel for the weekend for my friend's bachelorette weekend & fell in love with the place almost immediately. The staff was courteous, extremely helpful & nice. The hotel has such lovely ambience, it was very clean, the decor was up to date & the bed was super comfy. I enjoyed their complimentary coffee &... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Currently being renovated, the interior designer has taken the phrase 'funky' and tried to run with it. The room was comfortable but tacky. Our shower made a continuous loud high pitched noise when it was on, making my Sunday morning shower rather unpleasant. Room service had also run out of lots of items when I called at 9am for breakfast.... More 

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San Diego, California
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78 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Hotel Solamar after a night of drinking left us not wanting to drive the 30 minutes home. It was great! What a beautiful, comfortable room. It felt luxurious. For those out of towners, this hotel is very conveniently located to the Gaslamp district and public transportation in the city. Lots of great restaurants nearby.

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Huntington Beach, California
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed her for a two day business trip. Lots of local street construction made finding the hotel a bit difficult. And I might have chosen a different hotel had I known about the 47$ a day parking fee in advance. If you stay here, ask for one of the refurbished rooms as many are not yet done. Room was small,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, beautiful decor, and friendly and knowledgeable staff! I stayed in a spa room - it was really nice, spacious and had an enormous spa tub with jets. I must have soaked at least 5 times during my 3 day stay! There was a bit of construction going on during my stay, however the hotel staff did a great... More 

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West Los Angeles
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am going to be staying at the Hotel Solamar and usually don't write reviews prior to visiting but had to acknowledge the hospitality and attention I have already received from staff helping me with my visit. My visit was purchased through another party, however they have answered my numerous questions, ensured my visit was linked to my loyalty account... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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97 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed here before and have had several good experiences here. They are doing construction in the hotel. They gave us no warning when we checked in that very loud noises would be taking place in the morning. We awoke at 8:41 AM to loud banging sounds directly above our room. We called to complain and were told that... More 

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38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have stayed here a few times and always had a great experience! The location is perfect, for pleasure or business. In the late afternoon, they do a happy hour of sorts in their beautiful lobby area. Free beer, wine and snacks. The rooms are very nice, with comfortable beds. The pool area is nice, though can get a little... More 

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Dana Point
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great central location! Walking distance to everything you need, PetCo Park, the Gaslamp and the ocean. The rooms are very comfortable roomy. The staff was extremely helpful but I was most impressed when room service arrived with a late night snack! I am not sure if you still surprise guests with this little luxury but I can tell you it... More 

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Topeka, Kansas
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had never heard of 'Kimpton Hotels' before, and I have been traveling since 1982, both for work, and for pleasure, so obviously there were simply none in the areas where I was traveling. I went to San Diego, for the first time, and some friends who were going, told me they were staying at the Solamar Hotel (they had... More 

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