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The Westgate Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #57 of 270 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
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Staten Island, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Westgate from April 16 to April 21, 2014. It is the nicest hotel we have ever stayed in. The rooms are large and the beds (ours a king) extremely comfortable. The bathrooms are amazing too, with a big, spacious shower and no problems with hot water or water pressure, even on the 15th floor - impressive... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was and still is the most romantic hotel we have stayed in. The old antique feel and friendly people make this my favorite place to stay! The showers were AMAXING! The concierge was so helpful and pleasant, we felt so welcomed. Within walking distance to pick up trolley or train to go about town, or stay local for the... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an amazing property with an antique finish to the entire hotel. Really centrally located and amazing place to stay. I highly recommend this place . The charges are very appropriate for what it has to offer.

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Aurora, Illinois
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 17 year old daughter and I decided to take a trip to San Diego and just "wing it" for a week in warmth and sunshine. We booked our stay at the Westgate on a whim and could not have been more pleased with the outcome. The service was OUTSTANDING - and the chief concierge flawlessly directed us to everything... More

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa B- Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at The Westgate. We appreciate your kind words and we are glad to hear that we have earned your loyalty as a lodging choice in San Diego. Again, thank you for your comments. More

Greeley, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enter the world of The Westgate Hotel, and you enter into a world of elegance, majesty and graciousness few places in the world offer. My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at the Westgate, and from the moment our cab door from the airport was opened, eveyone, from the doorman on, treated us to a specialness one might... More

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William Z - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Westgate. We are humbled by your kind remarks and honored that you have recommended us so highly. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests appreciate our facilities and the service they receive. We look forward to welcoming you back to the... More

London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is very impressive from the moment you walk into the foyer to the point of the room. The room is very spacious and again a nice throwback to a forgotten era. There is free wifi in the hotel and although we did not use the pool, we could see it and it looked amazing with a running track... More

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not including the airport, this hotel is one of the first encounters I had with people on my visit to San Diego. Here are some of the more 'objective' qualities of the hotel: Very close to EVERYTHING in the Gaslamp district. A little more on the edge of the district, as you can see the Orange line trolley is literally... More

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Napoli-phile21 - Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next visit! More

Poole, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather a change from the usual sleek and business-like hotels with very elegant decor and furnishings - almost from another time & place! Very friendly staff, generous room size and ideally located. Will stay here again when bacon in San Diego.

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JohnnyHedgehog - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Westgate with us. Feedback is an important part of our effort to keep improving the hospitality experience. Thank you again for your kind remarks and for recommending us so highly. We look forward to welcoming you back to our property the next time your... More

Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hotel was in good location and very clean. Decor was a bit old fashioned. Room was large with big vanity. We could hear the train and sirens outside but it did not really bother us. We could hear the neighbors leaving in the morning also. Cookies were good but hard to come by. We didn't eat in the hotel. The... More

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

You can't go wrong with the location and price of this hotel! Stayed here in Feb,2014 and was a few minutes walk from Gas Lamp or 10 minute walk to the harbour! A mall is right next to the hotel as well! House keeping was great, large rooms, comfy beds, has a gym, roof top pool. Pretty much anywhere you... More

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Additional Information about The Westgate Hotel

Also Known As:
Westgate San Diego
Westgate Hotel San Diego
Address: 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#29 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#58 Business Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westgate Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Westgate offers the ease and pleasures of the world’s finest metropolitan hotels, and the best of Southern California! Minutes from the airport or the San Diego Convention Center, steps from the trolley/train station and readily accessible by freeway. Within walking distance is the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Opera and the Symphony, Horton Plaza shops and Gaslamp Quarter energy. Return to the quiet of your private room and relax in luxury, then consider a visit to Le Spa or the Fitness Center, a glass of wine in the intimate Plaza Bar, or an elegant dining experience graciously served in The Westgate Room. ... more   less 
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