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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Wow! This hotel is amazing. It felt as though we were in Vegas. The check-in was quick and the employees were helpful and friendly. We stayed in the Hard Rock King Suite. The room was perfect. The layout was interesting. The bathroom was split up in two sections in the middle of the room instead of the normal hotel room layout. The mini bar had everything and more that you would ever need. The location couldn't be better. You are steps away from many bars and restaurants. I would highly recommend this hotel to everyone.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Matt D, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

We really enjoyed reading your excellent review and seeing your great photos, bradygalpal! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback about our central location, suites, and staff. We can't wait to see you again soon!

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Reviewed January 7, 2014

This hotel looked so cool from the pictures on-line, I had to try it out. What can I say, it was just as awesome in person. I would have loved to get a fender guitar delivered to my room (as they said they would) but I slept in haha - next time! The roof top bar is very cool also, great place to have a drink and relax after dinner. Would love to stay here again.

Room Tip: Bring ear plugs in case you are on the street side
  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with friends
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Thank Kristi C
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Matt D, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2014

We're thrilled your stay exceeded your expectations, Kristi! Thank you for sharing your great review with us, and you'll have to come back soon so you can rent one of our Fender guitars!

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Great stay. The music at the club was non-stop jammin'. Every single employee said hello even if just walking down the hallway. A very Vegas experience for us that me and the wife adore. Fantastic! We just love that Vegas attention to the guest and the hotel was super clean and right on the Gas Lamp District. Not adjacent....right on it baby!!!

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Juan A
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Matt D, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2014

Thank you for taking the time to share your excellent review, Juan! We're happy that you and your wife enjoyed your Vegas experience and loved our customer service and vibe.

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

My wife and i were celebrating our anniversary and they absolutely took care of us! The property was beautiful, loved the memorabilia...The location was perfect, no complaints at all.. Will definitely return again!!!

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Randy R
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Matt D, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2014

Happy Anniversary, Randy! Thank you for celebrating with us and we're so glad you had a memorable celebration. It's great to hear that you'll be returning soon, and we look forward to seeing both of you!

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Reviewed January 4, 2014

Booked the Hard Rock for my family's first visit to San Diego. We happened to be passing through from Cabo on our way to the Rose Bowl and decided to stay over on New Years Eve before the big game. The hotel did not disappoint and best of all, the staff was super impressive...eager to help, but in a laid back kind of way. On New Years Eve, we had dinner at Nobu, the world renowned sushi place located right in the hotel. It was me, my wife, and the three kids, 11, 16, and 18. Unfortunately, the wife took ill and it was just me and the three kids at dinner. Hilarious people watching as apparently the who's who of San Diego shows up for the biggest New Years Eve party I've ever seen. We strategically booked a late dinner so we would be done around midnight for the big whoopdeedoo and that worked out perfect. We walked out into the packed lobby and witnessed all the revelry (or was it the world largest fashion show?!) for about ten minutes and off to bed we went. The hotel staff put us in a room on the street side because they saw that we were a family and probably would want some sleep that night (correct they were!). The pool side of the hotel was raging until the wee hours of the night. When we left our room at about 5:30am to head to Pasadena, the hotel was absolutely trashed from the all night party, HOWEVER, a full clean up crew was diligently working and the lobby floors where being mopped up as we left. Very hilarious to witness all this. Obviously, one must be careful in the "big city" on New Years Eve with family, but the hotel security and ever present staff made us feel very safe and secure throughout our visit. The location of this hotel is PERFECT. Gaslamp village is worth the visit. The whole experience was awesome and I would recommend a visit to the Hard Rock for couples or families alike. Thanks for a great time HARD ROCK HOTEL!

Room Tip: The suites are worth the price, cool design and the balcony is a great feature.
  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled with family
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Matt D, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2014

Thank you for spending New Year's Eve with us! We're thrilled that your entire family had an amazing stay, and that you loved your dinner at Nobu, our prime location, and our helpful staff. See you again soon!

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