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Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location, location, location! That's what you're paying for. This is an old hotel that is fairly well maintained, but clearly on a limited budget and not fully modernized. If you stay during ComicCon, like we did, you could pay $300 to $500+ per night. However, it's clean, safe, the staff is excellent, the valet parking is $24/night, and the location... More 

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

Dear IllinoisPanther, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your Comicon vacation. I am pleased that we have 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! More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It feels like we're in the Titanic rooms, my kid said when looking at her room. They tried to make good use of the space but we had a queen size bed that took up most of the room. Neat place but I prefer the more modern hotels breathing room. Still a very pretty place and great restaurant next door... More 

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

Greetings and thank you for your comments. 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 hotel. Thank you again, Ashley More 

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I even begin? Unfriendly and unhelpful front desk staff, tiny rooms, inconvenient location (not actually even near the Convention Center)...wouldn't stay here again if you paid me to. The Hilton down the street is a million times better. We actually moved there after the first night at the Ramada.

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Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a conference and was extremely disappointed with the noise level and resulting lack of sleep. Paid well over $200/night for my room that faced the street. Was woken nightly for many hours especially when the bar crowd exited the bars and then large drunken groups would hang out in front of the hotel. When I complained to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a really convenient location. It is old, but old enough that it is historic - the elevators are still the original ones. There were warnings in the room about the noise outside at night, but I didn't hear it at all. The best thing about this hotel is the views of San Diego from the roof... More 

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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! Best Regards, Ashley More 

San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The long wait for the 1915 elevator was a bit inconvenient being that we were anxious to get settled in our room and get ready to go out to dinner. We ended up walking the five flights of stairs. Also, the rooftop terrace hours should be extended. We weren't able to see it since we were out walking around the... More 

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

Greetings 374ac, 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... More 

Toronto, Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gaslamp District is a very vibrant area of San Diego that comes alive at night. Which isn't necessarily a good thing if you are a light sleeper! The Ramada is in a great location for those late night revellers, but maybe not best placed for those looking for a good night sleep or those with young kids - unless... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel located in the Gas Lamp entertainment district and has some old world charm but the elevators are inconvenient. There are only two small elevators which can only fit a 2-3 people with their luggage.Housekeeping needs use a better daily checklist to clear debris from common areas (stairwell, ice vending areas, etc.). Otherwise, the employees were very nice and... More 

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Anaheim, California
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14 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is centrally located in Gas Lamp and is where i like to stay if the Marriott is unavailable or if I'm on a budget. The hotel it's self is nothing special, the rooms are old and small, the whole hotel is quite old, but not without it's charm. Besides the great location, this hotel's claim to fame is... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Family Rooms
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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 Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel St. James)
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $107 - $277 (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
Hotel Style:
#75 Family Hotel in San Diego
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