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Swadlincote, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great hotel perfectly located for Little Italy and only a 5 minute walk from the seafront and public transport. The front desk staff were quick to get us checked in and very friendly. The room was of average size but great as we only used it as a base to explore San Diego. It was very clean and well... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had 3 nights in San Diego. Cosy and friendly hotel in Little Italy. Small rooms but clean and nice. Views from the room straight into the wall of the neighboring building, but on the upside...the noise from the street did not reach us. The area feels safe and is in walking distance to most places of interest. Lots of bar's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room is a lot smaller than I Expected. Everything looked old as far as sheets and covers. The lobby and eating area are quite peaceful which I love and I enjoyed walking down the streets to lithe shops and restaurant there.

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Broad Run, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent 4 nights there. Loved the location, just steps away from Little Italy and the San Diego trolley was only a couple of blocks away. We were there for the MLB All Star functions and the location was great. Front desk was helpful in printing some tickets for us. My only complaint was the size of... More 

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Northern Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a good location for public transport. We took the 992 bus from airport to Santa Fe Depot and then the green line trolley to Little Italy. A short 5 min walk from trolley stop. There is a 7-Eleven store nearby for food/drinks etc. We stayed in a very good sized room with two queen beds. The... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just stayed here for three nights on our honeymoon trip! The hotel itself as in rooms are lovely, we didn't have any complaints there! We had a spacious room with a fridge and a tv and the bathroom was spacious too. We were on the top floor room facing the street and it wasn't too noisy, especially after... More 

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London, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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 July 17, 2016

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 July 5, 2016

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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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: $136 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Pensione 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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