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The Westgate Hotel

#30 of 270 Hotels in San Diego
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1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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socal
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Much is said in the other reviews about the "Old World" appearance and charm, and I couldn't agree more, but the best part of the Westgate experience is the people with whom you interact. The staff, including the concierge, have always been wonderful. I have stayed here several times, and I am have reserved rooms again in May. The complaints... More 

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Beijing, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Westgate last May while I was in town for the NAFSA San Diego conference. I must say I didn't really expect much because I knew it was an older hotel. I was pleased to find that the both the room and the service were still up to par. This hotel is quite elaborate. The lobby looks... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Westgate is a nice, somewhat worn hotel. The staff is very friendly. Big room and good bed. The noise coming from traffic is enormous. From 5 am the trams are sounding their horns non-stop. This problem needs to be addressed- the winsows do not isolate for noise.

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Yorba Linda, California
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133 reviews 133 reviews
11 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many options of places to go and things to do from The Westgate Hotel. Restaurant is a little pricey but there are literally hundreds of venues nearby which are fun, entertaining and affordable, all within walking distance. The hotel has an okay gym but the pool with a cushioned track is the place to work out. There are also treadmills... More 

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Toronto
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Westgate (via Hotwire) for 2-nights and loved my stay. The hotel is centrally located with everything you need in a very short walking distance. Check-in was a breeze with no one else in line and my room was even ready 5 hours early so they let me in - always a great first impression! My room... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved staying at this hotel. The location was great. The room was a nice nice and very nicely furnished. The room had a balcony and a nice view. It was so refreshing to be able to open the balcony doors and feel the ocean breezes come through the room. I plan on staying here anytime I travel to San... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A San Diego Classic, this hotel keeps it's Classic glamour, with a Great location, ample rooms and good service. Just some things to take care: The breakfast service is very slow, The parking rate is very High and The Sunday brunch besides That it is superb, only be careful when you make a reservation because It doesn't matter how in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First trip to San Diego and could not have picked a better hotel to stay in. First impressions when entering the lobby reminded me of 16ty century France , big chandlers grace the ceilings . A warm welcome and checked in quickly, short elevator ride and opened my door, met by a large spacious room , with a separate changing... More 

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Pasadena, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our family of 4 for an end-of-spring-break getaway over the weekend and were quite excited to try the Westgate. Booked through Orbitz to take advantage of our reward card, we got the double premium room (11th-18th floor) facing the downtown. We were immediately impressed with the lobby. Graced with opulent European decor that includes french sofa, tables, carved... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay at the Westgate exceeded our expectations from start to finish. The hotel is absolutely beautiful, I felt like a princess! Beyond that the staff was extremely helpful and gracious. During my stay I unfortunately went through a very personal health issue and needed medical attention. Obviously, I was not familiar with the city. They took extra care to... More 

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