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The Westgate Hotel

#20 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
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1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

Without doubt part of our enthusiasm for this excellent hotel was that we got our room for a fabulously reduced price through Hotwire but even so, this hotel was great. Excellent central location, huge room with floor to ceiling windows that open fully, good bathroom, spotlessly clean etc. etc. If you can get a room for a good price as... More 

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Boston MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2011

While staying at the hotel, the movie "Caddyshack" was on TV, which was an apt metaphor for the Westgate. Much like Judge Smails, this place was all show but no heart. The lobby is grand and opulent, the rooms have fancy draperies and ample space, but the things that count aren't there. The beds are uncomfortable, the sheets feel like... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2011

This hotel is gorgeous. The standard of service from valet to room service was excellent. The food and drink isn't cheap here but it's nice. They couldn't do enough for us. We got a brilliant rate via booking.com for this hotel too, which saves us around $300. If you're in San Diego and you want space, comfort and excellent service... More 

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NapTown
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30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

This is a nice hotel. Most the bad points of the hotel is beyond their control. If you are looking for a hotel gift shop that 99% of the world cant buy from because of the cost. Then this is your Hotel. There is a list of all the famous people that have stayed there. A better and I am... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2011

I stayed at this hotel in June 2011, with a friend, for a girls getaway trip. The hotel is so, so pretty and made us feel like we were in a fairytale! The room we stayed in had two queen beds and so much space. The dressing and vanity area and separate toilet/shower was a bonus for two girls to... More 

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Colo Spgs, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

My husband and I stayed at The Westgate for three nights last week (Wed, Aug 17 - Sat, Aug, 20). I attended a two-day class at the hotel... the elevator commute was fantastic!! I booked an early flight from Denver to San Diego with the intention of spending the day in LA. We arrived at the hotel around 9:30 am... More 

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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2011

Designed in a French style the rooms are beautifully appointed and much larger than average. The service is fantastic and the location is very convenient.

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Sydney
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21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

If you don't care the noise, please choose this hotel. The hotel itself is lovely and full of old European flavor. The furniture, the lobby, the telephone and even the key are all kept in an old European style. My husband and I spent a night in this hotel. Unfortunately, we got a connected room which has been seperated by... More 

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Oak Park, California
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

Very upscale hotel, we enjoyed it alot. Easy to walk to Seaside Village and shops. Not on the beach, but in town. The rooms were very large with beautiful color schemes / decorating. If it was on the beach, we would come again - we were part of a large family reunion and reservations had already been made.

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Garden Grove, CA
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

The room was lovely and had a balcony with a great view, but with the street noise at night, it was impossible to get any sleep. I know the hotel can't control this, but if you are staying one night I would say, suck it up and be sleepy the next day. Location is fantastic, we took the trolley from... More 

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