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500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown

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500 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We knew for the price that we weren't going to be ataying anywhere fancy, but we were horrified at the conditions of this "hotel" which does not even qualify as such. There was caution tape on broken windows as as the broken out fire extinguisher/hose cases on the walls. 85% of the SHARED bathrooms were out of order, and the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, this place is advertised as a hotel, it's not even related to a hotel! Horrible, dirty, smelly place. 50$ each for a night in April. On booking.com. It said parking was available free. Parking was only available in a near by public car park for 28$ for the night. The rooms are ancient, paint is hanging off the walls,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beware of this hotel. The hallways consistently smell like weed and the establishment is occupied by some unsavoury characters. The building is severely neglected and we no longer use the dodgy elevator due to its poor condition and unpredictable behaviour. Also the bathrooms are extremely dirty, the dirtiest bathrooms I have encountered in any hotel or hostel. On top of... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best aspect is location. Very basic with shared bathrooms, room was clean. Comfortable enough for price. Hotel is old and a little run down, the walls are thin and the road is noisy but our stay was fine. This accommodation is very budget style but is OK if you are after a clean bed in a good spot

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Riverside, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

misleading name its a hostel with tiny rooms and common restrooms. Carpet in room and hallway are filthy. It's like a homeless shelter. Checked in and out in 5 minutes i didn't stay. The only good thing is the location the architecture its antique and pretty and the lobby, other than that, stay away go somewhere else!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located in Downtown. It is to walkable distance from the nightclubs and the Marina Harbor. Bathrooms and rooms clean. Great customer service. If you arrive on Saturday night you will be able to park without paying.

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Orange County, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

500 West is suitable only if you are a hostel kind of traveller. You'll know that it is hostel by the rate for a daily stay- which is about $40 for a basic room. What's not right is this accommodation mixed with other San Diego "hotels" of websites. Let it be clear: there is no grand nor mid-range hotel luxury... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

So online it calls this place a hotel and this experience was my first with a hostel. It was seriously like $30 a night in July. I was with one of my friends and we made the best of the situation. The college style living wasn't too bad for a few days. The place is a thousand years old so... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I've been traveling around The States for 1 month and this was the worst hostel. The hostel has a great location and the lobby was awesome but the people who live there are not so awesome, are people who used to be homeless and their behavior is terrible, we ere sleeping and we woke up at 3am because they were... More 

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