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500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown

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Rockford, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I booked a room here thinking it was in great location, and great for my wallet. When I walked in, the lobby was partly filled with mattresses, and bed frames and not to mention empty. As I went to check in the lady at the front desk told me that the hotel was perminatly closing and that they would be... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

Cheap hotel, but wi fi was bad and I found something unpleasant in one of the stairwells won't say what. Staff were unhelpful and a little impatient though. But eh location and the price really do make up for it, go to the Burrito place close by! You won't regret it. Also take Amtrak from LA it's great value and... More 

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Juneau, Alaska
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel for my sister and I. I knew it was more hostel than hotel but that was what I was looking for. My sister is a senior in college and was on spring break so I wanted a spring break hang out type of place. This was not that kind of place. This is a transient type... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This hotel is actually a hostel, the bathrooms are shared, and even though the rooms are fairly clean, the place smells like weed, with piss. They have free wifi, a 24 hour reception, and the reception people are pretty helpful. The location is great though, it's near everything, The train station, Stores, Restaurants, mall, but because it's on Broadway, it's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was nothing like advertised online. The elevators barely made it to the top. There was no heat in the room it show you how to turn on ya does not come on. Throw smashed out windows in the hallways with rain and wind blowing in. There were people partying in the rooms all night long, hanging doors on... More 

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Thank Paul G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

My friend and I plan to visit San Diego. We found the price was on sale. And the picture looked good with the price. But when we arrived there, the picture was not match the real. It looked everything was old and no maintain. The elevator was expire the safe use date and it moved with high vibration. The room... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I visited this hotel about a year ago and everything was well.Of course rooms are not like photos, everything looks so old and there's no parking, but we didn't have any serious issue. We just stayed there one night and it was perfect because we were just trying to stay close the downtown. You just take the same precautions while... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

This place is not a hotel, it is a run-down, dirty shelter/hostel for people with different kinds of social problems (homelessness, drug addition, mental health issues). If you´re a social work researcher visiting San Diego for field work, this is definitely the place for you, but if you´re a tourist on a tight budget, there are many other hotels within... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

Great location, but that's also the only positive thing about this place. Rooms are nothing like the pictures, just gross, carpets are full of cigarette stains and stains I don't even want to know what they are, the shared bathrooms are worn and dirty, hallways smell like weed, sketchy 'guests' are just wandering around in the hallways (which as a... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Anything positive you see on a website is misleading. If I got out of jail and needed a place to stay this may be my best bet. My kitchen is bigger than the room. Graffiti on elevator doors. College dorm rooms are 5 star compared to this place. I can't believe that they get away with advertising it as a... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown

Address: 500 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3506
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $69 - $99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown 2*
Number of rooms: 259
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