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San Francisco, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Hampton Inn for one night to attend a concert at the Music Box. The property is conveniently located right on the waterfront, within walking distance of many great places. Rooms are modern and clean. Complimentary breakfast was great. Would definitely stay here again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This review is based on a 3 night stay in mid November. PROS: The hotel has an excellent location and very close to many harbor attractions and the ferry to Coronado Island. It is also close to restaurants and little Italy. If you're a walker and don't mind long walks, may other attractions are only 1-2 miles away. The hotel... More 

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Nanton, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here while in San Diego. The hotel was lovely, very clean; the staff was superb. It is close to the public transit, right across from the water front, close to many attractions. We chose this hotel because of my Hilton Honors membership,and would choose it again. I am unaware of the price if not using points.

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Schertz, Texas
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Extremely well priced clean and helpful especially for the location. Complementary Internet was fast, parking was the cheapest around, the staff was extremely helpful especially with a delicate personal problem. They were extremely friendly and professional.

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Menifee CA, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent location for harbor venues and restaurants. Walking distance to many sites. All the amenities you really need. Enclosed parking, which kept us dry from rainy weather. Will definitely stay here again. Any problems we incurred were handled to our satisfaction by hotel management immediately.

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Philadelphia, United States
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good place. Only issue is that there is a cargo train line behind the hotel. No trains passed during the night but they start early and they make some noise. It is a very short drive to old town, Sea World and the zoo. Also very near the gas lamp district. Lot of resturants in walking distance.

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Lancaster, United States
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It was clean, priced very reasonably, included an above average complimentary breakfast, and at a great location. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. It is one block from Harbor Drive and a great walking area along the harbor. It is close to the airport and other great spots to check in San... More 

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San Diego, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was above and beyond helpful, thoughtful and very accommodating. Within walking distance to "Little Italy" with a wide variety of restaurants. Also in close proximity to "Hop on and Hop Off" tram experience. Rooms were clean, easy access to internet with their computers (and they allowed you to print out your boarding passes) as well as computer access... More 

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Mark M, General Manager at Hampton Inn San Diego - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Marlene! Thank you for taking the time to post a review and sharing your great experience. I'm pleased you found the hotels location to Little Italy and the Old Town Trolley so pleasing. If San Diego is in your future travels I do hope to be able to welcome you back. Happy Holidays! Sincerely, Mark More 

Scottsdale, United States
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel lacks nothing. Great location,extra clean,and an excellent staff. I travel a lot and don't normally take time to fill out these reviews,but this hotel stands out. Parking was $20.00,about half of what other hotels in the area charge.

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Mark M, General Manager at Hampton Inn San Diego - Downtown, responded to this review

Hi Robert! Thank you for taking the time to post a review and sharing your great experience. The team works so hard so when a guest takes the time to post it means a lot. Especially when the stay earned 5 stars. Have a wonderful holiday. Sincerely, Mark More 

Reedley
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice Hotel. We were very happy with the hotel. Very clean . Everyone was friendly . Right across the street from a nice park for the kids to play and across from the maritime museum. Breakfast was amazing.

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Mark M, General Manager at Hampton Inn San Diego - Downtown, responded to this review

Good morning and thank you for taking the time to post a review. I so pleased you had so many good things to share. Please come back again soon. Happy holidays. Mark More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Right in the heart of the Embarcadero San Diego downtown, the award-winning Hampton Inn San Diego-Downtown hotel represents the best in California hospitality. We're a 177 guest room hotel dedicated to providing the finest level of hotel comfort. Experience fun and adventure as you sail around the cruise terminal. Savor delicious Italian food in Little Italy and the Gaslamp District. Get close to wildlife at SeaWorld and the San Diego Zoo. Catch a big league game at nearby Petco Park and Qualcomm Stadium. The possibilities are endless when you visit our friendly hotel in downtown San Diego, CA. We're conveniently located just off of I-5 - only a mile from San Diego Airport and the San Diego Convention Center. Two blocks from the beauty of the San Diego Bay, we're less than half a mile from the cruise terminal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hampton Inn San Diego - Downtown

Address: 1531 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $110 - $222 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hampton Inn San Diego - Downtown 2.5*
Number of rooms: 177
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“Select a room that is away from the train tracks. Check out the AC unit noise before”
 of 5 bubbles Traveler36025, 2 days ago | Read review
“Forward facing!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 185craigm, 1 week ago | Read review
“Front of hotel or stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles 287JoeB, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms in front of hotel are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles JamalB883, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“To avoid train noise, pick a room on the lower levels close to the road, or on the upper levels a room that faces the inner courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles 218DanielB, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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