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Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This was quick day trip(in Sunday and out Monday morning). Was able to get early check in and my request for the top floor. Staff is very nice and easygoing. The room itself is clean and modern. The hotel is about 10 min uber ride from airport and under $10. I only downside is it's a walk to the Gas...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I enjoyed my stay at this beautiful hotel! My room was perfect. Beautiful views! And very bright! I'm assuming it was one of the renovated ones, which I asked and requested when I made the reservation. There was a misunderstanding with my first night but the hotel administration handled it very well to the point that I'm still writing an...

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N. Hollywood, CA
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Small hotel downtown, nice staff and clean room. Parking $47. A night! But there is other parking 2 blocks away for $25. A day. The valet informed me which was nice of him. Nothing around this hotel, so we had to Uber for food & bars. We did walk under a mile to the broadway pier and took a ferry...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros: Good location, close to the convention center, gas lamp, airport. Restaurant is decent in the hotel, woodway treadmills in the gym, dumbells upto 50 lbs in gym, pool, rooftop bar. Rooms are decent, relatively up to date Cons: no real view from our room, gym outside of treadmills and bike is pretty weak, rooms could be better, showers are...

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Redlands, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed here for a convention. It is an older hotel that was remodeled, and in a downtown area. Not many restaurants around, Karl Strauss was it for dinner, because the hotel restaurant was closed at 3:30 in the afternoon, including food at the bar. While nothing here was too terrible, it was nothing to write home about either, the...

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Adri G, Front Office Supervisor at Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Hello jdmcdm, Thank you for taking the time to pass on your honest feedback regarding your recent stay with the Renaissance San Diego. Your feedback is very important to us as it allows us to consistently improve our services as well as our hotel. As we pride ourselves on delivering a memorable hotel experience during your travels, we have unfortunately...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel and great staff. Would recommend this hotel for people to stay in. Good location not far away from the beach. Good breakfast and a great service. Staff friendly and helpful. Will definitely stay here again when I visit San Diego again. Just want to thank the staff for me. Hope I will see them all again.

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Brookings, South Dakota
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located within walking distance of both the Little Italy district and the Gas Lamp district. Walking at night seemed ok, never felt threatened. The rooms were nice enough, draw the blinds for darkness, and the amenities were very nice (Aveda products) but no fridge in the room. We did not go to either of the bars nor...

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Beverly Hills, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel and staff is real nice. No complaints here... I had to give a review on my experience because I've read a lot of bad ones. I could definitely tell you there not true... me and my wife are enjoying both bars tonight and take a dip in the heated pool. Valet gentlemen are very helpful and nice. This...

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Bettendorf, Iowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed hanging out at the little lobby bar. The 'rooftop' bar is open air and roomy with lots of seating but it's only on like the 5th floor. I would call that a patio. So if you go for the rooftop bar just know that. Else drinks were very good and out bartender was very good with some...

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Dear omarucsb, Thank you for taking the time to complete the Guest Satisfaction Survey in regards to your recent stay at the Renaissance San Diego Hotel. I want to apologize that we did not meet the standards you expected from a hotel of our quality. Please know that all of your comments and feedback are taken seriously and have been...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit of an odd experience here. This used to be the W Hotel. It definitely feels like it, but this hotel is starting to get old. The rooms were very clean, but the hallway in front of my room could have been cleaner, and a room service tray from the room across from mine sat in the hallway for...

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Chris P, Front Office Manager at Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Hello spf701, I wanted to apologize that you didn’t fully enjoy your stay with us. You are correct that we will be having a remodel soon approaching to complete our transformation from the W Hotel to the Renaissance San Diego. We look forward to having you back to see how we’ve improved our look and our continuous great service. I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy a simply delightful experience at the Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel. Our luxurious sophistication provides a unique experience for guests looking for memorable moments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel

Address: 421 W B St, San Diego, CA 92101-3501 (Formerly W San Diego)
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $176 - $433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 258
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Also Known As:
w San Diego Hotel San Diego
w Hotels San Diego
w Hotel San Diego
Hotel Style:
#34 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#55 Business Hotel in San Diego
#66 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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“ask for quiet room, we had sirens and horn honks at night and construction in the daytime”
 of 5 bubbles jdmcdm, 1 week ago | Read review
“The standard rooms are extremely tiny, unless you book a corner room.”
 of 5 bubbles 863chuckl, Feb 15, 2017 | Read review
“Floor with ice machine!”
 of 5 bubbles A9752GZannat, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
“Stay away from even floors, that's where the ice room is”
 of 5 bubbles nancyhL7017IT, Dec 28, 2016 | Read review
“very nice+”
 of 5 bubbles 499veronicaw, Nov 30, 2016 | Read review
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