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Harborview Inn and Suites

550 W Grape St, San Diego, CA 92101-2207
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#254 of 292 hotels in San Diego
This hotel is located in the Downtown district of San Diego on the corner of Columbia and Grape street next to "Little Italy". We are a limited service hotel. This hotel has an older look to it as the building itself was built in 1901 however it has been renovated, the rooms are updated and cozy as the bulding offers 42 rooms. We have Singles, Double and Suites. This hotel is undergoing a complete management change. You will enjoy the location as well as the price come stay with us at the Harborview Inn & Suites.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Patrick S wrote a review Jun 2020
San Francisco, California2 contributions
Just needing an OVERNIGHT for a flight the next day,and this really worked! Nothing fancy but rooms look exactly as depicted:a plus! WALKING distances to alot of good eats, and having the 7-11 right next door, was NICE actually. This is simple clean and modest and not killing your budget! Bed was super firm, loved it~~~! VERY GOOD = PRICE + CLEANLINESS + LOCATION It looks like it could be a good location to explore downtown SAN DIEGO, MRT is just 3 blks away~~
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Date of stay: June 2020
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Room Tip: Upper floors have a nice breeze at nights
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kumack wrote a review Mar 2020
St. Petersburg, Florida443 contributions80 helpful votes
I stayed here for one a one-night layover between flights. Great price for the location and the room was basic, but met my needs very well and exceeded my expectations for a budget hotel. Pros: close to the airport; basically clean; 24-hour check-in; price; had refrigerator, microwave, and (limited) free parking. Cons: the 24 hour check-in was closed when I wanted to check out at about 4:30am. Rang the bell for service and there was no response. I was left standing on the dark street waiting for my Uber. Also the hotel is an older building an you can hear everything in the hall; parking area; and other rooms.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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Valerie wrote a review Sep 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
POSITIVES: It is as clean, neat and upgraded as it looks in the pictures! I really liked it. Just a block from restaurant row in Little Italy, 1/2 a block to get on the 5 Freeway, great room layout... drawer space, counter space, great selection of TV channels and free movie channels, great price, even booking at the last minute, free small refrigerator & microwave, free coffee in the lobby, staff was very helpful... (the 2 young girls I came in contact with did not smile and were not exactly visually friendly, (maybe just a millennial thing?) but they were VERY helpful. The guy, during the day, maybe a manager, was EXTREMELY friendly and provided excellent customer service... and a $7.50 Lyft ride to convention center or 30 minute walk... I did both. NEGATIVES: They had the main door to enter the hotel, right on the street, propped open, even a late as 10:15pm, when I checked in. If you get a room facing the street, it will be noisy... but I turned the wall AC/Heat unit on the FAN setting and it worked as white noise, so I didn't hear a thing. There is free parking, but the lot is VERY small. I was lucky enough to snag a spot:-)
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Get a 2nd floor room or higher, not facing the street - quieter. If you do get a room on the...
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Dave W wrote a review Aug 2019
10 contributions18 helpful votes
Was in San Diego for a kids' sporting tournament and ended up needing more nights than planned. City was completely booked - very hard to find a hotel. I found an offer on Orbitz for the Harborview Inn. $500 (not joking) for one night, 2 queen beds, non refundable. Wasn't anything else for 40+ miles so I took it on the mobile app. We arrived late to the hotel - probably 10pm...were told by the front desk that were no two queen rooms left (even though that's specifically what we purchased). Guessing they gave our room away... Since there were four of us, the room they did have did us absolutely no good. They apologized, said they'd refund us. We then had to drive 50+ miles north to a different place. Fast forward one month - my card has NOT been refunded. I requested a refund from Orbitz (which was denied because the hotel claimed they had the correct room). Same result with Paypal. My calls to the hotel have been met with "I will have to have a Manager call you" (and no call...of course)...So...I'm apparently out $500....all because I trusted they actually had what they advertised...
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Date of stay: July 2019
Sonny G wrote a review Jun 2019
2 contributions
The room was very nice. AC worked great. No coffee maker but they had coffee downstairs. If your coming for business or pleasure it is centrally located to everything San Diego has to offer. Front desk employee was very nice.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Trip type: Traveled solo
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United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoDowntown / Little Italy
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Frequently Asked Questions about Harborview Inn and Suites
Which popular attractions are close to Harborview Inn and Suites?
Nearby attractions include Little Italy (0.2 miles), Little Italy Mercato Farmers' Market (0.3 miles), and Little Italy Mercato (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Harborview Inn and Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and baggage storage.
Is parking available at Harborview Inn and Suites?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Harborview Inn and Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salt & Straw, Pappalecco, and Cafe Gratitude.
Are pets allowed at Harborview Inn and Suites?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Are there any historical sites close to Harborview Inn and Suites?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Mormon Battalion Historic Site (2.5 miles), Whaley House Museum (2.4 miles), and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House (1.1 miles).