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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This building is great. It's old, and you can tell. It looks beautiful and you can really see the classic details. A marble staircase still leads out of the lobby. Parking is expensive $27 for valet, but you can come and go as you please. Took off a star because the elevator is probably the original. It's neat and all... More 

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Bakersfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was very outdated. I was actually afraid to take a shower in this hotel because above our shower were black spots that looked a lot like mold.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although this is a very old hotel it is well maintained and perfect if you are just needing a bed for the night. The location is excellent, right in the heart of the Gaslamp and there is a great 24hr diner called Brian's right next door which served amazing breakfasts. Valet parking is expensive so we used a car park... More 

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Naples, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms and bathrooms are very small but accommodating. Staff was exceptional. Incredible restaurant next door and was not disturbed by noise at night. Gaslamp activities very accessible as well as Petco Baseball Stadium.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful old hotel in great location at a much affordable rate compared to anything else nearby. Stayed 3 days. The two small but clean double separate rooms were perfect for our family with young children. Staff were courteous. Noise wasn't a problem. Walked 1 mile to USS Midway and 1 mile to Little Italy and drove to 3 beaches (Imperial,... More 

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Dear CyndyLouT, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your San Diego vacation. I am pleased that we have consistently provided you with excellent customer service, and a guestroom that makes you feel right at home. Your satisfaction is of utmost importance, and I appreciate your complimentary review. We will look forward to seeing you again! Best Regards, Ashley More 

San Diego, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my friends, we all pitched in and got a 2 bedroom suite... i felt like i took a step back into time, the rooms were sooooo weird lol like a random sink in the living room with a mirror. one bedroom had the bathroom in it and then there was along hallway to the next room... More 

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings Lauren, Thank you for your comments about your recent stay here in San Diego. We strive to provide all of our guests with a positive experience. We appreciate your insight and will take your input into account with our upcoming renovation of the hotel. We look forward to your speedy return to San Diego and another visit to our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to book a hotel in SD on a short notice. Ramada is located in the downtown, and price was right. Room was tiny, maybe a feet or two around the bed. Bathroom fixtures were worn or broken, I hoped that they will hold till my stay is over. A/C in the window is noisy, but it is monotonous.... More 

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings Thank you for providing feedback on your recent stay at the Historic Ramada St James. We strive to provide the best in service and are saddened that you experienced challenges during your time here. Please know this is not our standard and your concerns will be addressed with the appropriate departments. I would greatly appreciate it if you could... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place for a budget option during Comicon --- no frills but you are spending most of your time at the Con, right? Free waters and fruit in the morning at this historic hotel that has cage style elevators and a rooftop deck..... Staff was very friendly and helpful, car was valet parked and came back without a scratch

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings Thank you for providing such positive feedback on your recent stay at the Historic Ramada St. James. We strive to provide the best in hospitality and are delighted to know that our staff was friendly and helpful! Thank you again for staying and we hope to see you again for Comicon next year. Please feel free to contact us... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique style hotel is centrally located in San Diego's exciting Gaslamp Quarter. We invite you to step back in time to the elegant comforts, friendly hospitality and impeccable service of a bygone era. Opened in 1913 as the St. James Hotel, San Diego's original high-rise luxury hotel, our beautifully restored property is an oasis of historic style for leisure and business travelers. We are 6 1/2 blocks from San Diego's waterfront convention center. It's a pleasant 7 minute walk from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center

Address: 830 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6307 (Formerly Hotel St. James)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $103 - $234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Ramada Inn And Suites Gaslamp/Convention Center
Ramada Inn & Suites Gaslamp/ Hotel San Diego
Ramada Inn San Diego
Ramada San Diego
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#75 Family Hotel in San Diego
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