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The Westgate Hotel

#20 of 278 Hotels in San Diego
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1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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Temecula, California
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29 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband surprised me with a mini-staycation. He booked two nights at the Westgate San Diego. In a word, it was AMAZING! The staff were so helpful and friendly. The lobby was stunning. Our room was on the 15th floor overlooking San Diego and the Coronado Bridge. The room was well appointed, and so very clean. LOVED our room. And... More 

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Mather, California
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My rating is solely based on cleanliness, front desk service, room service, and location. I will address issues at the end. My travel companion and I arrived on Friday and were greeted by a lovely lady at the front desk. She was very kind, attentive, and gave us a map of the local area. We were in town for a... More 

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Oneida, New York
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97 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated right in the heart of San Diego's gaslamp district, this is a beautiful old-style hotel. Arriving rather late on our first night, we were assured by the concierge that although the hotel restaurant was closed, we could still get something to eat at the hotel bar. Having had nothing to eat since we left the east coast that morning,... More 

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1 Thank joe c
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel, exceptional staff! Stayed here for two night over New Years, the primer room we stayed in was gorgeous. Large room, king size bed was luxurious as well as the beautiful white bedding. Two deep seated high back chairs and an ottoman, along with a full size desk and tv/refrigerator, dresser armoire. The bathroom was marble, toliet & shower/large... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Previous stays have been great and staff have been professional throughout. On my recent stay the room service arrived well over cooked and cold. Eggs were like rubber and the muffin was burnt. The management were most un helpful when I brought it to their attention. Nothing was done about the food or my bill. The cost for this was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

We had a great over night stay. There were great happy hour treats at the bar. The room was large and the spa and gym was fantastic. Our rate didn't include breakfast so can't comment on the breakfast.

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New York City, New York
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1,033 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Everything is just right in this enchanting place: from the gracious lobby with beautiful antique pieces of furniture, recreating one of the anterooms of Versaille, antique French tapestries, paintings, one of the first Steinway pianos, the eclectic decorations throughout, the lovely pastel colors (the dusty pink velvet of the Westgate Room is enchanting), spacious rooms with high ceilings, gorgeous views... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I have stayed at this lovely hotel many times with work. As so many other reviewers have said, this is a bit of a hidden gem. The decor is a a tiny bit OTT - but it doesn't detract from what is a beautiful hotel. OVERALL: The hotel is clean, extravagantly decorated and has all the amenities you could wish... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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95 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

I have nothing bad to say about that hotel. Very classy, well furnished, spacious rooms (and cleaned). The hotel provide many amenities, and it's conveniently located in downtown, next to... EVERYTHING. The staff was great. I definitely recommend this hotel to everyone, and I hope to come back soon.

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New York, N. Y.
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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Apparently the Reagans never stayed there but the Fords did, but still, as soon as you see the chandeliers, the portraits, the tapestries, it's hard not to think "Nancy!" And what a delight to find it in a totally nondescript office building. The rooms are as comfortable as the lobby is over the top. A foyer lies between your front... More 

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