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Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel

4.0 of 5 435 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Andover, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
22 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were at the start of a 16day coastal trip & The Hotel Solamar was our first stop. We were given a corner room so we overlooked the pool area (at night this is great w firepits) and Petco Park (no game but fun to see). The room was spacious and well appointed. We did have a long wait at... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I don't even know where to start. I arrived to the hotel and I was greeted by a nice girl at the desk. Nothing to point there. Once in my room, I've noticed that there was an awful smell to fresh paint, but to make it worse the room was facing a massive construction site. I immediately asked to change,... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Solamar for five nights, as an attendee of a conference being held on site. I had a great experience at the property--starting with the incredibly thoughtful gesture of having a photo from home to welcome me in my room. The room itself is well designed and comfortable--I enjoyed the comfortable yet trendy chair and ottoman every... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kimpton Hotels are an amazing brand if you never have tried them I would recommend it! Hipster hotels, free wine/beer hour, great style and good experience most of the time... With that said we booked months in advance and worked with "Nick"@Hotel Solamar on this being a special birthday weekend and we wanted a room with a view of the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this hotel. They treat the guests so well! It was my friends birthday and they brought her champage and cupcakes. I have stayed 6 times and will continue to come back. They are always upgrading me. The bathrooms are really nice some with a jacuzzi tub.

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Los Banos CA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights Wed-Friday. The room was nice & I loved the Jacuzzi tub, it was wonderful to soak in. We were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary so they had chocolate covered strawberries & champagne waiting for us. The beds were comfortable and the room was spacious. Our view was not the best(construction going on next door).... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If your a San Diego fan or a baseball fan this is the hotel to stay at. Great location, easy to walk to the Gas lamp area and Petco park for a game. Great room size, very relaxing lobby living room. The staff is always professional but relaxed, you can tell they enjoy their jobs. Bathrooms are a great size,... More

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GM_Solamar, General Manager at Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello bpolitis, This is one of my favorite reviews! Thank you so much! I can’t tell you how happy it makes me that you said our staff is professional but relaxed and they enjoy their jobs! One of Kimpton’s biggest ambitions is for our staff to be un-robotic and genuine with the guests. We believe that is why they love... More

Gatineau, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Frankly, I only have good to say about this Hotel, to start the location, just one street away from the action, quiet enough to get a good nights sleep, walking distance from all the central attractions, 30 minute walk to Balboa park, we had a king deluxe room façing the 4th floor patio/pool/outdoor bar area, it closes at midnight so... More

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GM_Solamar, General Manager at Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello WindowSeat33A, Only good things about this review! We sincerely appreciate it! It’s all about location! Then great service and sparkling clean hotel doesn’t hurt either, right?! We hope you come back and see us again soon! Justin Assistant General Manager More

England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights as part of our honeymoon and I would definitely return. After a long drive, we arrived at wine hour which was a good way to start. The room was lovely but the view could have been better. We had breakfast in the hotel which was nice and the free tea and coffee a great idea.... More

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GM_Solamar, General Manager at Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Holly057, Thanks for the great review! We’re very happy you enjoyed our complementary wine hour and a coffee and tea service. We hope you come back and see us again soon! Justin Assistant General Manager More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second Kimpton Hotel we have stayed at and again, we were not disappointed. The venue was clean and very comfortable. We loved the location as it was surrounded by places to eat and drink, but also located near the convention center and some main transit routes. The hotel bar and pool area were clean and very inviting.... More

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GM_Solamar, General Manager at Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel, responded to this review

Hello LeighMcKee, Thanks for the great review! Looks like we’ve made you an official Kimptonite now! Our favorite part is the complimentary wine/beer hour too. Come back and see us again soon! Justin Assistant General Manager More

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  • Very nice(28)
  • Convention center(24)
  • Free wine(21)
  • Pet friendly(8)
  • Room service(6)
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Additional Information about Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel

Address: 435 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , East Village
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Solamar - a Kimpton Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 235
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Kimpton San Diego
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