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The Westgate Hotel

#28 of 273 Hotels in San Diego
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1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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honolulu
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very Nice and upscale hotel. But when I moved the ottoman next to the sitting chair I found four used syringes, one uncapped (see photo). I immediately called the front desk and they sent up security. When i spoke to the manager two days later (after not hearing from anyone) she explained that the housekeeping should have moved the ottoman... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just finished holding a conference for 100 people at The Westgate and cannot say enough about the quality of the hotel, the location, the staff, the food and beverage and everything else connected with this property. I highly recommend it for a leisure visit to San Diego, a business visit or a small conference venue. The rooms are spacious,... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were unable to get a waterfront hotel for a last minute mini-vacation to see a Padres game, so on a flyer, I booked the Westgate, based on their website. What a wonderful surprise awaited me when we walked thru the door! I honestly thought I had arrived at Versailles! Quite a similar elegant feel, crystal chandeliers by the dozens,... More 

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a wonderful stay at the Westgate Hotel in San Diego. It was such a pleasant experience to stay at this sophisticated hotel. We felt like french emperors in the days of old. The conciere Ms. Carlin has taken very good care of us and has made our stay unforgettable. I can only reccomend a stay at the Westgate.... More 

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Piedmont, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this beautiful Hotel for 4 nights with my daughter. Located in downtown San Diego near the Gaslamp area with plenty of nice restaurants and bars. Rooms are large, clean and quiet, beds extremely comfortable. Pool very nice and never crowded. Very professional staff at check in/reception area, very helpful and always smiling! Special thanks to the Chief... More 

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It would have been great. Pictures of this pool made me book right away. Checked in and low and behold - the pool would be closed because of Jazz Night. 2nd annual jazz night. Our room, which was ok, overlooked a lackluster crowd below. I want money back. But then, we went to the pool. It is 2 and 1/2... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been guests at the Westgate Hotel for the last nine years, traveling to San Diego each year for ComiCon--a trip that is both work and fun. We've felt like royalty each time we've stayed. We have always found the hotel to be comfortable, quiet, elegant, and accommodating. The rooms are lovely--I'm especially fond of the... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful luxury hotel, good restaurant, but very quiet and lacking atmosphere. Was surprised that restaurant staff, waiters, were turning guests away because "... the restaurant was closed" even though there were very few customers and the restaurant was closing early - staff should have been making a bigger effort to encourage diners!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very happy with our decision to stay at the Westagte and would definitely stay here again. The lobby and rooms are just beautiful. Think Hotel de Paris without the price tag. In fact the lobby is so beautiful my husband and I assumed many of the paintings furniture were just good reproductions. We were amazed to find out... More 

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California Bay Area
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here 40 years ago, and not much has changed. The lobby and rooms are elegant but not welcoming. The hotel charges a resort fee even though it's hardly a resort. Parking prices are extremely high, but I was able to find street parking. The hotel is next to a trolley stop, so try to have a room away... More 

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