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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here over Comic-Con weekend as pretty much everywhere was booked up or asking ludicrous amounts of money for rooms and I managed to get a last minute cancellation. Yes, the rooms are small but 'European small' not 'Japanese sleep pod' small so for two people with two small suitcases/overnight bags you will be fine - I would have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an ok hotel. What I liked about the hotel was: -the customer service. It was great. -I loved the bathroom. The shower was amazing. -it was clean. -there was a refrigerator -location What I didn't like was: -the room. It was kind of small. -the noise level one night. People was laughing and talking loudly -no view. my... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location in little italy is fantastic. So great in fact, I considered increasing the stars just based on the location alone, however the hotel was not worth the location being so great. We stayed in a tiny room, and when i say tiny room, it was very tiny. The room barely fit a very small queen bed, desk, sink... More 

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Mentor, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Locations was awesome. Walk out and you are surrounded by stores, restaurants and bars. Rooms are a little small but efficient enough for our 2 night stay. Staff was friend but not prompt. On our first night, the smoke detector in our room started beeping at 2am every minute because the battery died. I called the front desk and she... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent one night at La Pensione alone during the ESRI (geography) convention last week of June, 2016. I arrived around 630pm and departed around 930am. My room was on the fourth floor, 409, facing west with a view over lower buildings towards the waterfront. The desk clerk was cordial and helpful, he advised me (and a colleague) where to... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worst communication & service we have every had from a hotel. Andre on night shift was more interested in visits from his girlfriend than the guests. Lots of noise from Atrium every night until late, and then started again early every morning from the coffee barrister downstairs banging his coffee filter for "every" coffee they made!! Cleaner had gone through... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room (on the second floor) was tiny, but adequate. Would have liked an actual closet, but it worked. Modern and efficient. No coffee maker in room - coffee at 8 downstairs,but had to get a voucher. Did have a refrigerator and that was nice. Loved the fact that their fabulous farmers market was just outside the hotel. Restaurants galore.... More 

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Reston, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed here for one night (6/11/16) as we really love Little Italy. The pros of this hotel are definitely the location first and foremost, then the rooms are also quite nice. However, I was extremely unhappy with the service/attitude of the front desk. On arrival, I was not really 'greeted', more like looked at and eyebrows raised to see... More 

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Dana Point, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I booked this hotel for its location right smack dab in the heart of Little Italy during the art festival and couldn't be happier with my 3 night stay. The room was on the top floor with one large window looking out to the harbor. Room was on the small side but adorable, clean and bright with a beautiful walk... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

This hotel was in a great location! Little Italy has tons of restaurants and bars/breweries in easy walking distance, and you are minutes from the gaslamp area as well. The room was small but clean and modern. There was no parking left when we arrived so we had to park a few blocks away, but the next day we could... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Considered one of the most affordable and best-kept secrets in San Diego, La Pensione Hotel is a historic property located in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. La Pensione Hotel offers 68 guestrooms, a relaxing courtyard area, free high-speed internet, limited underground parking spots, conference room and a workout facility. After a property refresh in summer of 2011, La Pensione now offers air conditioning in every room and a new class of guest rooms called the Argento Collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Pensione

Address: 606 W Date St, San Diego, CA 92101-2526
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $158 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Pensione 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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