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Sommerset Suites Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   606 Washington St., San Diego, CA 92103   |  
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Ranked #20 of 271 Hotels in San Diego
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“Great place and an even greater rate! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This place was perfect for our family stay. Only 5 minutes from the zoo and kobey swap meet. It also has covered parking. They had a bbq on Friday night with great free food and free beer! And then with the continental breakfast it saved us a bit of money. The staff was very friendly and the room was clean. We will definitely be staying again.

Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Palm Springs, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Sommerset is centrally-located, close to the most diverse and trendy restaurants. Easy access to the Gas Lamp area, theatre, Balboa Park, baseball, football and all levels of shopping. The place to stay is you want a quiet, restful stay or if you're going for a weened to party hard. Enjoy!

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Riverbank, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our family loves this hotel and its wonderful staff. Bonita is a treasure to the front desk, however, that said all the front desk personnel and staff were always upbeat and truly helpful. When we checked in we were upgraded to a large corner suite. The extra room was greatly appreciated. The beds are comfortable, the rooms clean and airy.

Even though the hotel is between two hospitals, we were never bothered by the sound of the ambulances. We felt the rooms had good sound proofing, however our room was in the back away from the street. I have to say that for varying reasons that the staff went to great lengths to accommodate us. Kudos to all of them. The young lady who manages the dining room does a great job. She kept everything well stocked and always had a smile for guests. My only preference for food would have been scrambled eggs, not hard boiled eggs.

The hotel is located in a wonderful area. I loved the fact that it was within walking distance to the Whole Foods Store and Rite Aid when I needed them. There are so many different styles of restaurants within walking distance. It was hard to make up our minds where we wanted to eat.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Simi Valley, California
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed there twice and loved it each time. We will defintely come back in the future. Their maids were nice, and their service was fast. We loved the pool and spa. Good resturants, and fun attractions surround it.

Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

As a family we stayed here in two separate suites and wow! Huge, like a one bedroom apartment..If you're planning a family trip to San Diego for things like: Sea World, San Diego Zoo, USS Midway Museum...This is your base of operations. Very close to all attractions and great for the family. They even have gas BBQ's available to cook your own steaks..
Go here, you'll be happy...

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Ashland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I have written more than a few reviews of prolonged stays at the Sommerset because, it is such a sweet deal, the best value we have found in San Diego. The constant features remain in place: excellent location, friendly atmosphere, professional hostelers in every important way. Yet somehow they manage to continually sharpen their approach to accommodating guests. The key to this success, I believe, is that they listen to and learn from their clientele. What's more, they have remodeled the most trafficked areas with (to my mind) superb taste. A very restful stay. I have rated the restaurant "only" as very good, so as to not appear robotic in my praise.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Aron G, General Manager at Sommerset Suites Hotel, responded to this review, May 29, 2014
Dear AshlandBob, Thank you so much for your glowing review! I am so glad to hear you have a memorable experience each and every time you visit. Our team greatly appreciates your review and being a loyal guest. We look forward to seeing you very soon!

Aron Gokhan Gunver
General Manager
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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Stayed here with two friends. Our room was spacious and well appointed. Plenty of room for the 3 of us. Great pool and well heated hot tub. Very convenient for the gay bars in Hillcrest. Close to the highway and a short hop to downtown. Only downer is that parking is charged at $7 a day extra.

Stayed May 2014, traveled with friends
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Aron G, General Manager at Sommerset Suites Hotel, responded to this review, May 29, 2014
Dear Benjirocks, On behalf of the entire Team at the Sommerset Suites Hotel, We thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience on our specious suites, hotel amenities and our location. Your patronage is greatly appreciated. We look forward to seeing you back in the near future!

Aron Gokhan Gunver
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Additional Information about Sommerset Suites Hotel

Address: 606 Washington St., San Diego, CA 92103
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Location: United States > California > San Diego
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#36 Family Hotel in San Diego
#43 Business Hotel in San Diego
#47 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sommerset Suites Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
While here, enjoy a variety of complimentary services and amenities, like Wi-Fi, deluxe continental breakfast each morning and access to our refreshing outdoor pool and spa with BBQ pits. ... more   less 
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Sommerset Hotel San Diego
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