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The Westgate Hotel

4.0 of 5 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Driving up this is a 60s Bauhaus looking building but when you walk in the lobby has a warm old feel to it. The staff is attentive and courteous. The room was well appointed and very clean. I did not choose this place as it was for a meeting but I think it was a good choice. The most under... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this majestic hotel for five nights at the end of February The location is terrific for exploring downtown San Diego on foot. The room was very spacious and was very luxurious. We could walk to Petco Park, Little Italy, and the Gaslamp was right there. Highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good hotel - staff excellent from receptionists to maids to maintenance man. Receptionists very friendly + informative. Maids very discreet, Maintenance man (didn't get his name - a Filipino) extremely helpful + friendly - fixed sink plug plus replaced coffee maker which went bust - deserves a bonus!!. Location great - get a taxi from the airport to the... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited on a Saturday night The Plaza Bar at the Westgate. Came specifically to see Jonathan Karrant. What a treat. The drinks were excellent and the company was even better. We had a late dinner there at the bar and it was amazing. To top it all off I had the best TiramisuI have ever had in my life. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Westgate prior to leaving for a cruise to Hawaii. The lobby is spectacular, (and a perfect setting for high tea ), the rooms large and comfortable, and attentive staff made us feel like honored guests. Built in the 1970s, it has been meticulously cared for. An opulent antidote to today's uber- modern hotels. Felt like a... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel. This hotel was most of what it indicates on it's website. Beautiful lobby, large comfortable rooms. It is in a great location, just two blocks from the Gaslamp district and the Westfield mall. Love that the trolley is located just next to the hotel and with the Trolley you can get to anywhere in San Diego. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

All of the usual compliments are in place: the rooms are large, and the location right in the heart of the Gaslamp area, staff is incredibly nice. They also have a daily turn down service, coming in the room while you are at dinner to spruce up the room, pull the shades, place chocolates on the pillow, etc. Highlight: in... More 

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Fort Worth, TX
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49 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel, amenities, location, but the carpet, bathroom area, everything in general is a bit worn; excellent location, the bar is mellow, but there's everything close by! Great place to spend a day with two nights and see the area!!!

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Kirkland, Washington
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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have claimed this lovely boutique hotel as OUR place to stay in San Diego. We stayed again while in SD for my husband's company convention. The staff is friendly, the hotel is gorgeous, the rooms are beautiful and the beds very comfortable. We had lovely meals there, as well. One day, we came back to rest and as we... More 

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RichardCox, Director of Operations at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sjn7, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review. We love hearing from guests such as yourself and how much you enjoy the elegance of the Westgate Hotel. We hope to welcome you back in the very near future. Sincerely, Sarah Gunter Director of Operations More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel frequently for work and vacation. This hotel is located one mile from the Convention Center, more affordable than the conference hotels. A 10-minute, $5 Uber ride to the conference. Beautifully appointed, elegant lobby and rooms. Nice service at front desk. Good menu, jazz band in bar Friday nights. Restaurants not exactly nearby but close and within walking distance.

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Address: 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westgate Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
Westgate San Diego
Westgate Hotel San Diego
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#9 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#28 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#59 Business Hotel in San Diego

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