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Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter
Ranked #39 of 279 Hotels in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
1 review
“Fantastic!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

The service was great. I especially appreciated the kindness and hospitality of Cathy the front desk receptionist. She was fantastic! When we arrived there was a complication with the billing of the rooms. Cathy was very thorough and accomodating. She made sure we understood what was happening and why. She made sure our questions and concerns were addressed. Our stay was lovely. Cathy even went the extra mile to write a hand written note wishing me a pleasant stay. She is the type of employee that makes the Marriott, Marriott quality.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2013

From the doormen to the front desk to housekeeping, the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. Our room was well-appointed and felt like an upscale hotel. This Residence Inn is perfectly located within easy walking distance to many excellent restaurants and the water. Loved the breakfasts on the second floor. Truly surprised at how good everything was.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

The Gaslamp Residence Inn is a great hotel, particularly for families. We've stayed at many Residence Inns and this is the top one. Friendly and helpful staff, especially at breakfast. (Make-your-own waffles are a must.) For other meals, loads of choices nearby. Nice outdoor pool, too. Parking ... yikes. About $40 per night, which seems excessive since the hotel rates are not inexpensive. Other parking options nearby. Overall, I wouldn't hesitate up stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2013
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Chicago, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

The rooms were very nice - very comfortable for a "residence" hotel, which can sometimes feel worn down. This one was newer and nice and had the feel of a more upscale hotel. It was very convenient to the Gaslamp, the stadium and the harbor. I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

This hotel is in a prime location within the Gaslamp Quarter. A block from the Padres stadium and walking distance to the convention center. All the restaurants and bars you could want (casual, nice, etc.) within walking distance too. The hotel itself was nice, clean, and did the job! The staff were courteous and helped me with advice on where to run (beautiful waterfront!). The gym was a bit weak. The free breakfast at Residence Inns is a big plus and the rooms were very comfortable. They only had valet parking as an option and it was a bit pricey.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

Very nice hotel. Good location and very clean room. We did not have reservations and they were very accomodating. Asked for a room away from the elevator and staff was very helpful to help out. Lots of good places to eat within walking distance. Breakfast included. Parking is very expensive, not included in the cost for the night stay. There are parking garages close. We parked in a garage right next to the hotel and it cost us $26 for less than 24 hours! My only personal complaint is the bed was too hard. Didn't sleep very well. Not sure if I would stay there again unless I asked for a soft bed (if possible). Free wi-fi. All and all very nice hotel.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Residence Inn is becoming my fast favorite. Nice room. Great customer service. Very good breakfast. Close to convention center, about 5 minute walk. Very accommodating for my early morning east coast teleconference. Didn't use kitchen, but looked functional. Reliable wi-fi. Can't ask for much more. Very quiet room.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Property: Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter
Address: 356 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , Gaslamp
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#9 Business Hotel in San Diego
#15 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#33 Family Hotel in San Diego
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Residence Inn San Diego Downtown/Gaslamp Quarter 3*
Number of rooms: 240
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Embodies the urban and eclectic styles of the modern-day Gaslamp Quarter. Guests enjoy the residential feel and strong sense of space in a comfortable and progressive setting. Start your day with complimentary hot breakfast, stay connected with complimentary high-speed-internet-access and step out into the vibrancy of downtown. Conveniently located just 2 blocks from the Convention Center and PETCO Park. Relax by the lobby fireplace and rooftop pool, rejuvenate in the fitness center and full-service lounge. ... more   less 
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