Loved our stay here. There is such a rich history to this hotel. From an outside appearance, the contemporary lines make it seem more of an office building in the downtown lamp district of San Diego. However, step into the ornate lobby and you are transported back to Europe hundreds of years ago!
The location is great and the hotel is clean and well-maintained. Rooms are designed to look antiquated with touches of richlieu furniture. Not my style really but it fits the hotel. Mattresses could be replaced as it wasn't the most comfortable hotel bed I've ever had. Bathrooms too could use some updating.
No real complaints. I would stay here again. If you're into history, read up on the property before staying. Also - explore the ballroom level at night. It is pretty creepy and ghostlike :)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Westgate San Diego
- Westgate Hotel San Diego