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Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very nice hotel in Gas Lamp district. Rooms were very nice even though hotel is fairly old. Price for valet car service is very high; $36 per day; but parking in area public lot is $27 per day. Breakfast was very good; but expensive.

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Ronald E, thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. As you mentioned, being in downtown does have some costs with such a convenient location. Although I highly recommend the services we offer in valet and our unique restaurant, we do offer many other options. I hope you choose to stay with us on your... More 

Carmel, Indiana, United States
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I was very impressed with the Courtyard Marriott Downtown. The hotel used to be a bank, so it has a lot of unique charm you don't expect from a Courtyard. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The rooms are small (as is expected in an older downtown building) but nicely furnished. Try to get a room with a view... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Marc Z, thank you for such kind words. I am glad to hear that our staff was helpful and that you were able to enjoy our convenient location. It is a good tip to ask for a room with a view and some of our rooms are larger than others due to our history and layout. On your next visit,... More 

Altadena, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Stayed at this hotel while attending the Davis Cup tennis matches at Petco Park. The hotel is an easy walk to the park, located in an old bank building. Our room was on the 12th floor with a water view, beautiful arched windows looking out over the city and the bay. The decor is very attractive and the hotel staff... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Janethebrit, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us in our convenient downtown location. I am happy to hear that you found our staff and historic property pleasant. I hope the matches went well, and we look forward to seeing you on your next visit. More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
29 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We had one night at the Courtyard Downtown and it was fantastic. We arrived with our rental car (valet parking) and were upgraded to a king suite on the 14th floor- the only room on that floor! The staff was great about giving us some history of the building (the 14th floor used to be a shooting range for the... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Alybyzrp, Thank you for such a great review. I am glad to hear that we were able to make your stay with us so wonderful. I am glad you were able to appreciate our historic property as well as our convenient location. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to San Diego. More 

Shanghai, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Stayed a night and it become the highlight of out travel. Located centrally in a beautiful old building in downtown San Diego. Multiple buses and trolleys connect you quickly to Train Station & Airport. Very clean and well-equipped room. Highly recommended for those who wanted to stay in downtown San Diego.

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Fred_yuanxin_zhang, thank you for your review. I am glad to hear we were able to have such a positive impact on your visit to San Diego. I hope you choose to stay with us on your next visit where you can enjoy a longer stay with us. We look forward to having you as our guest in the future. More 

Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

I spent 4 days at this hotel conducting a training program and had the opportunity to meet many members of the team who make this hotel a more than memorable experience for leisure as well as business guests. In 30 years of business travel I can't say I've ever experienced this level of service anywhere. From Anna-May in Sales who... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Donna Q, thank you for such a kind review. I am glad to hear how wonderful your stay was with us. All of our associates are thrilled to have made such an impression on you. We do pride ourselves in our personalized service to deliver what you experienced to each guest. I hope you can visit us on leisure in... More 

Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Stay here, stay here, stay here!The moment you walk into the lobby you'll be awestruck I promise. The building built in the twenties as a savings and loan is beautiful and historic with high ceilings, marble floors and columns, brass doors and more. Marriott did a phenomenal job at restoring the building while updating it with modern conveniences. Intimate lounge... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Todd H, wow! It seems like you had such a great stay with us. I am very glad to hear that we were able to provide such a pleasant experience for you in our historic property. We do definitely hear a lot that we do not appear to be an average Courtyard with such wonderful service and beautiful building. Even... More 

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This hotel was absolutely beautiful and the staff was so helpful in every way. The historic nature of the building was incredible. Make sure you get a tour of the Vault and the Rooftop! The view from the top was wonderful. This was a very classy hotel with knowledgeable and proud staff! We could not have had a better time!... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Christine A, Thank you so much for a great review. I am glad to hear we were able to make your San Diego visit more enjoyable. It looks like you were able to take advantage of some our unique features such as our hotel tours, our convenient location to public transportation, the Gaslamp, and our great staff. I am very... More 

Weston, Florida
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138 reviews 138 reviews
42 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

First off, what a beautiful place if you love historic buildings. The lobby was built as a bank in the 20s and the architecture, marble, and detail are breathtaking. Add the vaults still in the basement that have been turned into conference rooms and it is just a cool place. The rooms are very nice but beware for you light... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Batt2, Thank you for your review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in our convenient downtown location and beautifully restored historic building. We also have earplugs to help accommodate some of our light sleepers. On your next visit ask for a higher floor and let us know you are a light sleeper and prefer... More 

Crown Point, Indiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I never thought I would say this, but I have found the perfect hotel. We had booked for a few days pre-cruise stay. When we walked in we were greeted by two amazingly and friendly employees, Lisa and Megan. They instantly made us feel happy that we were starting out trip there. Lisa, the executive housekeeper noticed that we had... More 

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Ashley R, Front Office Manager at Courtyard by Marriott San Diego Downtown, responded to this review

Jerry46307, Thank you for such a great review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Megan and Lisa are were also very happy to have made such an impact on your stay. We appreciate the good grade on our historic property, outstanding service and convenient location. We do our best to provide each... More 

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