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Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed two nights at the hotel. When we arrived at 5pm, but was told our rooms are not ready yet. Was promised that it will ready in "a matter of minutes" and will call me cell phone when ready. 1 hr went by and no call, so I went by the front desk again and was told only one of... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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41 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful downtown hotel. Staff was wonderful. After check in I felt like part of the family. The front desk staff spoke to me by name everytime I went by the desk. The roof top bar with the burning chairs was a great place to just relax. The room was very comfortable and room service arrived on time and hot. Location... More 

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NJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lobby is so dramatic. It’s breathtaking to walk into. The pool is for narcissists – it’s really tiny & has 2 mirrored walls. I don’t want to look at myself from that many angles. The roof bar is disappointing in that it’s only on the 2nd floor not the real top of the building. It has a lot of... More 

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Takoma Park, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this hotel and would come back! The lobby is very pretty, with some trendy furniture and an attractive bar (with friendly staff and a good beer list with some local choices). When we ordered a vegetarian item from the bar menu that was out, the kitchen prepared us a gorgeous plate of fresh veggies with hummus instead,... More 

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Elk Grove
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no self park here and you have to valet, which is $45.00 a day, even for hotel guests! They validate their decision by saying basically 'well, the others hotels charge that price.' It would be nice for hotel guests to have a choice on parking or at least don't charge people that are actually staying at your hotel!... More 

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Sean C, Front Office Manager at Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Catherine P, I wanted to apologize that we failed to meet your expectations while you stayed with us. We appreciate your feedback and have forwarded your comments to our department heads to remedy the issues. We pride ourselves on service in every aspect of the hotel and our goal is to make sure every guest fell valued and leaves... More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel only offers valet at a fairly steep price of $45 a day. I might not mind this as much except that a couple of my mornings were spent waiting for ~20-30 minutes for my car as they only have one person working the valet in the morning and he kept getting the tickets confused as to who was... More 

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Dear ViaJB, Thank you for choosing us as your home away from home. We appreciate your feedback as a valued guest and have relayed your comments to our valet manager. I apologize you didn’t have a smooth transaction retrieving you vehicle and know we are having your issues addressed. We also do analyze the parking prices around the area and... More 

Simi Valley, California
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38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there when it was called 'W' and since being taken over, no improvements have been made. Besides that, a number of things missing or dont work. There was a used rag left by the maid next to the tv, and hair still in the sink. There is no fridge even though there is a space. There is a lighted... More 

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Dear Mike S, Thank you for choosing us as your home away from home and please accept my apologizes for your issues during your stay. Your feedback is highly valued and appreciated. The director of housekeeping has been informed of your stay and is addressing the concerns with our staff to ensure this does not reoccur. We are also preparing... More 

New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently had just one night here. It was quite lovely. Very quiet air con which was great given the very hot weather. The only downside we have to report wad that other than a Seven 11 nearbyish ... There was no where else to grab food. There was a restaurant in the hotel I think but we didn't want... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room (714) was a great room, bright, airy and good space. The service was not very good at all. Frequently there was no one at the front desk, the fitness center was not usable because it was 62 degrees and no one was around to make it warmer. Breakfast (not included) was fine but not exceptional. The wait staff... More 

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Hello Catherine P, I wanted to apologize that we failed to meet your expectations while you stayed with us. We appreciate your feedback and have forwarded your comments to our department heads to remedy the issues. We pride ourselves on service in every aspect of the hotel and our goal is to make sure every guest fell valued and leaves... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There for San Diego Comic Con and while it was a bit far from the convention center to be convenient, it was a great place to come back to after a full day of crowds and insanity. Breakfast at the restaurant was amazing both days, but wish they offered room service in the evening. Comfortable beds, great bathroom, clean, and... More 

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $154 - $387 (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:
#33 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#56 Business Hotel in San Diego
#67 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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