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Golden West

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720 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
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Golden West
Ranked #238 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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Tucson, Arizona
19 reviews 19 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I walked in the Door to this Place, and ask at the Front Desk for Room Availability and was Told by a Gentleman, there are no Rooms available and We will be be renting rooms until October, 2013, the SAN DIEGO COUNTY Health DEPARTMENT HAS CLOSED THE HOTEL

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Phoenix az
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

Down and dirty, not much but a good place to start, in the hear t of San Diego. Hilton Shertan , Merrriot 200 $ a night or more, give me 500$ a mount , Im just sleeping .

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

if your funds are low and you want to really stay within a reasonable budget then I would recommend this hotel. It is within walking distance to most everything in downtown San Diego.

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dayton, ohio
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2009

As I entered through the front lobby, Golden West looked quaint and western. I checked-in and the prices were quite cheap! I located my "room" and I was shocked to see a tiny "jail cell" of a room, that the "birdman of Alcatraz" would have "beefed" about! A lonely sink, a vintage WWII bed, a horseblanket..and the aroma of "OLD... More 

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San Diego
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2008

The hotel has about 320 rooms. It is a single room occupancy hotel. In San Diego, this means it serves as one step above living on the sidewalk. Many residents of the Golden West are mental patients, ex-cons, other lost souls, who can't afford any place else. Most are on SSI, which covers their monthly RENT at the Golden West.--$500... More 

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San Diego, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2006

I didn't actually stay at the Golden West. I visited a friend who lived there and brought him Thanksgiving dinner. The place is disgusting. The rooms are tiny, and there are cockroaches crawling on the walls. Good luck using the bathroom! It's communal. You have to share a shower with everyone who's on your floor. The manager requested my I.D.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2006

Well, it was an experience I will not forget lightly. First off, the desk staff didn't seem to care that I even wanted to stay for several nights; almost as if they took it as a joke! After checking in, I noticed that the hotel must also be residential because they rent rooms at weekly and monthly rates. So, no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2002

If you want to live among the homeless and the ones on welfare then you came to the right hotel. The customer service is just terrible and the manager will throw you out just so he can have a room to sell to the next person, and if he knows your from out of country, he will take your money... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2002

Prositutes, Cockroaches and crazy people. If you want a different variety of experience, go to the Golden West. Its cheap, but you get what you pay for.

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Address: 720 Fourth Ave., San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 325
Also Known As:
Golden West San Diego

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