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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 #45 of 269 hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Diego, California
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8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked this hotel because I heard it had an old world elegance to it. We decided to stay during the week in order to avoid crowds and the possibility of not getting the pampered service we so desired. For the most part, this hotel did offer just that. Valet and Bell hop: I know there might have been some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A charming hotel centrally located with good facilities and a reasonable to good level of service. Reception staff particularly helpful, Room was clean, tidy and spacious with all room facilities you would expect. A grand hotel if a little dated, but would recommend.

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Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I reserved 2 rooms and at check in I was snubbed by the front desk employee when I inquired about rooms on the higher levels. I was told the hotel was completely booked before I could even finish my request. He was extremely arrogant and unfriendly. When we checked into our rooms, we noticed immediately the shower... More

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TheWestgateHotel, General Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Cindy B, Thank you for posting your recent experience here at The Westgate Hotel. Clearly your experience appears very far from the hospitality and service we strive to deliver to every guest every day. I personally apologize to you for this. Our hotel did experience an issue with plumbing systems during your recent stay; we only became aware of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint old fashioned hotel, but all the upgrades you need for a lovely relaxing stay. Massive rooms, flat screen tv. Wi- Fi Tea and coffee. Beautiful bathroom, shower etc etc. fine soaps and shampoos. A little touch ice in the bucket already in your room. Good bar for early aperitifs, nice restaurant some might find a little expensive. Breakfast a... More

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TheWestgateHotel, General Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear COYMB, Thank you very much for writing a review of our hotel. I am very glad you enjoyed your recent stay! The Plaza Bar has been voted one of San Diego’s finest piano lounges. Currently we feature great local talent in the lounge every Friday, Saturday and Monday. In addition, Thursday’s through the summer the Westgate is featuring a... More

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You're greeted by a wonderfully elegant and spacious reception area, the rooms equally so. All the staff were incredibly affable and helpful and the hotel itself is immaculate. Turn left out of the hotel and you're in the Gaslamp district, a lively and fun area for party-goers and shopper alike, turn right and you'll find a tram stop to take... More

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TheWestgateHotel, General Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Blue133, Thank you very much for writing a review of our hotel. I am very glad you enjoyed your recent stay! The hotel was designed to rival the Grand Palace hotels of Europe. Inspired by the palace Versailles the lobby contains original works of art and many antiques. The hotels central location provides easy access to all San Diego... More

Ashford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms are comfortable, spacious and spotlessly clean. I found all the staff to be courteous, helpful and approachable. The best thing that stands out about this hotel is the food! I ordered three lots of room service and it was all exceptionally brilliant. It was hot in temperature, great quality, appealing to the eye, just enjoyable. Food for all... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful, wonderful, stay at The Westgate Hotel. It was so lovely that we stayed on an extra three days. The room was wonderful, the pool felt spa-like and staff wecoming. I highly recommend the Westgate Hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 4 night on the 06/17/14 on wesgate hotel with my friend it was nice,we liked the hotel and the location was great. The staff was nice sepacily shraddha carlin. She was really helpful. I will go back again

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Downey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The valet parking attendants were very friendly and well mannered. The lobby is small but beautiful with a few chandeliers and nice staircase. The front desk personal was friendly. All the employees are not in a uniform but rather in very nice attire. Every employee we encountered made some sort of small talk with myself and my 12 year old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed for 3 nights in June. From the moment we drove up to hotel, the staff was always there to help make our stay very enjoyable!! Our room was even better than expected. It surpassed all expectations!! This hotel made sure all the little extras were provided to make the stay over the top! We will... More

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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*
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#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego #14 Luxury Hotel in San Diego #28 Romantic Hotel in San Diego #58 Business Hotel in San Diego
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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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