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The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   432 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sturgeon Bay
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have to say the Keating was unlike any other hotel that I have stayed. It was around the Halloween season so the place appeared a little spookier than usual. The colors were very dark, a deep red and black and the rooms were very industrial with cement floors. If you are looking for a very relaxed environment to just... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were so looking forward to our "experience" at The Keating Hotel. I had researched several hotels in The Gas Lamp area and we decided on The Keating for a more modern take on San Diego and also for the amenities they offered. Unfortunately our room and "experience" did not live up the website/hype of the hotel. Upon checking to... More

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Brooklyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel is located in the heart of everything, restaurants, attractions, transportation. Staff is friendly, service is efficient. Need to improve on the breakfast with more variety of items. A little noisy due to bar below. Room should have been noise proof.

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Orange
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Overall my experience was great but there were some small issues. The location is amazing and the staff is very nice. The building is old and some services (like the air conditioning) suffer because of this. I would definitely recommend it to anyone interested in the Gaslamp District.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel very distinctive with a really modern decor of the room (very beautiful and big rooms), nice furnishings with a touch of home automation and high-quality details (bang & olufsen tv and sound system). Kit for guests is very rich and includes some "special" gadgets... Parking not included, but free internet in the rooms and breakfast included. The only sore... More

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Super-Recommended... thank you, you thank you! We are delighted that you had such a great visit with us. Our owner and management team take pride in the high-quality details you pointed out and we are so glad you were able to enjoy those special touches. Thank you for your review and we look forward to hosting you during your next... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay in the heart of the gas lamp quarter. Easy access to everything. Great little amenities that makes the stay pleasurable. The modern, updated hotel made the stay for couples feel like a second home!

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Seu! You truly are in the "heart of the gaslamp" staying at our property - we are so glad you enjoyed the accessibility to all that this wonderful area has to offer! We always want our guests to feel the Keating is there second home and we can't wait to host you for your next... More

Carlsbad, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great hotel, loved the location and all of the staff was great. It right next door to Horton Plaza so it was very convenient to shopping. We had one if the rooms with the new windows so the noise was not a problem.

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to review us! Being located in the heart of the gaslamp definitely has it's perks - we are so glad you were able to enjoy a little shopping on your trip. Thank you for the feedback on the windows - we are finishing the installation process and hearing that your stay... More

Palm Desert
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worth it. Too expensive for what they offer. Continental breakfast was a joke. Paying extra for the valet is not worth it either. Only good thing i can say is that staff was very helpful and friendly.

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Bill - Thank you for taking the time to review our property - we truly appreciate your feedback. In regards to valet, our prices are competitive if not more affordable than all other downtown properties. While choosing other means of parking in downtown for a fee is available, we offer valet to our guests to ensure that the stress of... More

Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surprisingly, this was one of my best traveling experiences in a very long time. Shelton at the front desk went above and beyond to assure our stay was enjoyable, and it really was refreshing to see this level of customer service from Shelton and the rest of the staff. If there were any needs, I appreciated that it didn't take... More

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

An unforgettable experience... thank you, thank you! We are so grateful to have Shelton as a Personal Concierge at our property and we are delighted that he was able to make your stay so memorable! We feel our personalized turn down service adds to the guests' experience and we are so happy that the room and level of service was... More

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good: A historic hotel modernized with loft type suites. Exceptionally nice people that work there. Exceptionally good service. The BAD: The real problem is the Coyote Ugly Saloon on the first floor. The hooping and hollering went on into the very early hours of the morning which result in no sleep and an early departure from the hotel. We... More

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Shane P, General Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Dean! We are so glad that you enjoyed the modernized design of our hotel; located in The Keating Building that has been apart of the Gaslamp since 1890, we pride ourselves on having a state of the art design that is steeped in the tradition of its original building. I apologize that your experience was... More

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Additional Information about The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

Address: 432 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Keating Hotel San Diego
Keating San Diego
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#28 Spa Hotel in San Diego #31 Luxury Hotel in San Diego

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