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Wyndham Harbour Lights

#55 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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911 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Fairfield)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Union, New Jersey
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Awesome stay here in the Gaslamp! Valet parking with in/out privileges. A nice 10 minute walk to the entrance of the convention center. I only wished this location had a pool. Having a kitchen is a super plus!There is only one 1 bedroom in the building...so book in advance if you need a bigger space. The studio units are spacious... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

I’m so happy to hear that you had an awesome stay! San Diego’s Gaslamp district offers plenty of activity. It’s also nice that the convention center is in such close proximity to Harbour Lights. I glad that you mentioned our valet service. We charge $32.00 a day which is one of the lowest in the downtown area. Our kitchens are... More 

gfsu
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144 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this hotel, the kitchenette is a nice addition and the room is clean and modern. Valet service is 32 and a bit on the slow side but not a deal breaker. Staff was friendly and the hotel is well kept and has a very solid location to walk to anything in the gaslamp area or over to petco park.... More 

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Raymond S, General Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful comments about the room and the benefits of the kitchenette. We have seen an increase in valet usage this summer and are actively making improvements to ensure it is a great experience. We look forward to you staying with us again in the future. Thanks, Raymond More 

Concord, NC
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72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this hotel is located in the trendy Gaslamp District it is only a few blocks from San Dtego's beautiful harbor. Lots of restraunts and nightlife abound in the Gaslamp. If you like a varity in your palet you will not be disappointed. Also, many have outside dining.

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Raymond S, General Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us wonderful feedback about your experience in San Diego. We are a great starting off point to get you to the many restaurants and attractions of our great city. Please come back and stay with us again the next time you are in San Diego. Thanks, Raymond More 

Culver City, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice enough room, given that there is a small kitchenette. Big windows with a view. Having said that, it was a very poor view: directly across the street are two tattoo parlors and a ghetto dollar store. We were woken at night by the sound of homeless people duking it out. This hotel is on the very edge of the... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for the time that you took to write this review. Our studios do come equipped with a full size refrigerator, microwave, two stove top burner, blender, full size coffee maker, pots & pans, dishes and utensils. The kitchenettes are great for preparing a small meal. You are right we are an urban resort in the middle of the... More 

Tempe, Arizona, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We drove in from Phoenix to beat the heat. Valet'ed the car and didn't take it back out until we drove home. Everything we wanted to go to -- restaurants, Balboa Park, USS Midway, Seaport -- was either walking distance or a few trolley/bus stops away. We had the studio which was bigger than we expected. Appreciated the extra room.... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

I’m so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Downtown San Diego. You are right we are in the heart of the Gaslamp with so much to see and do without having to use your car. Many guests don’t drive or rent a car since the public transportation is easily accessible. If you do use our valet services, the cost... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The property appears to be a time-share conversion from a former hotel. Upon check-in, you are asked to visit a desk for free discount coupons. The person there asked if we were busy the next morning to hear a 90 minute presentation and receive a gift. It was my birthday weekend so I didn't commit. The property has gone Green,... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for the time that you took to write this review. I’m glad to hear that our guest guide offered you a chance to attend a presentation and learn more about our product. We are constantly looking for ways to increase our greening efforts. Our guests and owners can be proud that they have visited a property that cares... More 

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We certainly wanted to Party in The Gaslamp, but wanted the assurance of a good nights sleep when that time of night came around. The Wyndham Harbour Lights was perfect for that and much more. At 5th & Broadway, it is just far enough down the street from all the fun and noise, yet close enough that you can be... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

I loved reading your review on Wyndham Harbour Lights. Thank you for all of the great information. You are so right that we are in a wonderful location; close to all of the downtown activity and easily accessible to the Harbor and San Diego Zoo. I was also thrilled to hear that you rented electric bikes and went all the... More 

New York, New York, United States
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31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stayed at Harbour Lights on our recent cross-country trip in June 2015. I was a little worried about the location, size of the room, and noise since the resort is located in the Gaslamp Quarter, but everything was great. The resort staff was helpful and enjoyed the central location and access to great restaurants. We visited the San Diego... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I’m glad to hear that you enjoyed your time in San Diego and was able to visit the San Diego zoo and the Harbor. The resort is in the Gaslamp which is the busiest area in downtown San Diego. There are plenty of nightlife activities which can get quite loud.... More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

In the midst of the Gaslamp District, you have access to every kind of restaurant, nightlife, and entertainment possible. Harbour Lights is comfortable, with friendly staff and a full kitchen in each room if you'd rather stay in. We were on the back side of the building so noise was not a problem although there were foam ear plugs on... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review. I’m glad that you had a good time visiting San Diego’s Gaslamp district. It sounds like you enjoyed the restaurants, nightlife and entertainment. I’m also happy to hear that you found Harbour Lights comfortable with a friendly staff. Our kitchens are great for cooking a small meal since there is a full refrigerator, microwave,... More 

Stuart
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My husband and I stayed there in July of 2014 and will be returning to Harbour Lights the end of July 2015 to visit our son in the Navy who is stationed at the Navy base in Coronado. Great location, in the heart of everything easy to walk everywhere downtown. Parking is expensive, however it is California and not Florida.... More 

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Regina L, Manager at Wyndham Harbour Lights, responded to this review

Thank you for the time that you took to write this review. I’m so happy to hear that you keep coming back to Harbour Lights. Please thank your son for his service in the Navy from your team here at the Resort. Harbour Lights is a great location for walking to a multitude of restaurants and lounges. There is also... More 

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