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The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

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Santa Maria
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a good location in the heart of everything. Park at the parking structure "park it on market" it only cost $14 per day, no ins and outs but still cheaper than $40 for valet at Keating. The fancy espresso machines had no instructions and were complicated to use. Nothing about the hotel is super spectacular our... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, great staff, nice accommodations and amenities. The staff was exceptional. Everyone who works at the hotel was very helpful and pleasant. The location is perfect for visiting San Diego.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Fernando, We appreciate that you took to time to offer you review of The Keating Hotel. Our dedicated team strives to ensure the best possible hotel experience for our guests. We will be sure to pass your praise on to them. Lastly, we are are happy you enjoyed our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, as... More 

arizona
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time staying at this hotel the first time was when it was new. It has definitely fallen from grace. The shower was broken the toilet seat was discolored the blankets were dingy. Great location though

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San Clemente
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can find much nicer accommodations for better pricing.. The place needs to be cleaned and some money spent on the common necessities. Such as ice maker and commercial cleaning equipment. The cushions and bedding were not clean at all.

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Sonya: Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at the Keating Hotel. We appreciate your decision to provide feedback on areas you would like to see improvement on in the future. We take pride in our cleanliness practices and apologize if your room was not met with the high standards we hold ourselves to! I can assure... More 

El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The beautiful room and friendly staff made our visit amazing! The decor and chic facilities made this stay a great one!! The neighborhood has everything with in walking distance. Will definitely go back!

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the sterling review for The Keating Hotel. We are delighted that you were so pleased with the accommodations, decor, staff and location that you plan on coming back! Praise does not get higher than that! We look forward to your next visit. More 

Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for a weekend, and we have no complaints. The location is terrific. If you want to be in the center of the Gaslamp life, but don't want to stay at a chain, this is an excellent choice. The front desk is friendly and attentive. The rooms are very boutique-y. They have concrete floors and... More 

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and recommendation! We appreciate the kind words regarding the friendly staff, location, decor, and room amenities. We like to think these things set us apart from other hotels and make a stay with us an inviting and enjoyable experience. We also appreciate your comments regarding the open floor plan as the feedback is helpful to... More 

Anaheim, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room guarantee was 4pm, but wasn't ready until 4:15. Original room, 2B, backed to the Coyote Ugly bar and was impossible to sleep until it closed at 2am. We were offered to change rooms earlier in the day, but did not think that it would be that bad. Also, when the guest in the next room turned on the shower,... More 

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you Scott for taking the time to review your experience with us. As we had discussed in person, we are very sorry to hear that your stay was not the exceptional experience we aim to provide for all of our guests. While (as you noted) we were able to move you to a room that was better fit to... More 

Alhambra, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Hotel is undoubtedly a very eclectic mix of ways hotels are providing their guests with remarkable service. Very happy, excellent service,excellent location, very good personnel, love the welcoming Chocolates!!

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review of The Keating Hotel. Our employees work hard to ensure a great hotel experience for our guests and your kind words about the excellent service help us to know we are doing things right! We are happy you enjoyed the location and complimentary chocolates and hope to see you again soon! More 

Bellevue
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot recommend the Keating Hotel enough. It was our first time staying there. Rooms and hotel are great, lots of modern flare. the staff was exceptionally friendly and made great recommendations on places to eat, gave us good hookups on getting into the clubs in the areas we can didn't have to wait in line, and gave us a... More 

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for the sterling review of The Keating Hotel and your high recommendation! We truly appreciate your kind words about the rooms and decor, and we love hearing that the staff was especially helpful in recommendations for restaurants, clubs, and beaches in the area. Our staff takes pride in helping guests enjoy a wonderful stay in San Diego and... More 

Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited San Doego for a convention. Chose to stay in a lower priced hotel. Entrance is weird. There is n functional lobby. Elevator is slow as molasses. The Internet service worked poorly. The neon red hallway lighting gives it weird feel. The room's concrete floor is cold. Closets barely open. Staff were unenthusiastic. Strange and expensive place.

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Keating Hotel. We absolutely understand that design is subjective to the traveler, and that different guests prefer different styles in their accommodations. The Keating Hotel is certainly anything but ordinary! Designed by Pininfarina, our hotel features multiple elements that showcase our urban decor and Pininfarina's unique design style... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Diego’s first true luxury boutique hotel that transformed the Gaslamp District from bland to chic. Situated in a building dated from 1890, The Keating is Pininfarina’s first hotel creation -world-renowned master designer behind Ferrari and Maserati. The result is a rare fusion of past and future. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

Address: 432 F Street, San Diego, CA 92101
Location: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $163 - $497 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Keating Hotel San Diego
Keating San Diego
Hotel Style:
#25 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#38 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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