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La Pensione

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“rooms are small”(45 reviews)
“farmers market”(28 reviews)
“little italy”(29 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit SD often and always stay at La Pensione. Best location. The hospitality is amazing. Yes the rooms as small but for the amount of time you spend in your room, it’s perfect. The spectator weather invites you to open your windows all day...More

Thank CharliV02
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved waking up in sunny San Diego. La Pensione was the perfect place to stay for us as we toured the USS Midway (within walking distance), and enjoyed the Saturday farmer's market right outside the hotel doors. Tons of shops and restaurants right near...More

Thank TulsaGal269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to La Pensione for 12 years, and Little Italy has boomed in the past 3 years. We really liked the quiet simplicity of Little Italy, but those days are gone. Now it is very vibrant, with lots of restaurants and mobs...More

Thank Noxgear
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the location. Besides restaurants and sites, there is a Saturday morning street market nearby. We had a room with double beds. It was spacious with a small shared balcony. Instead of the standard breakfast bar, you given vouchers for the cafe was attached to...More

Thank kftw
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

DO NOT LET THE PICTURES FOOL YOU! Look at the reviews! LOOK AT THE REVIEWS AND DONT GET FOOLED!!! This hotel cost too much money to be this run down and have such poor service!! Do research before booking with this hotel!! Found this hotel...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$143 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#16 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$143 - US$275 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#16 Best Value Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (145)
Room & Suite (50)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (2)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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Robert A
February 20, 2017|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
No pets are permitted in the guest rooms.
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Fiona H
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Marc H | Property representative |
Home Plate Cleaners is one block west of the hotel on Kettner Blvd.. The hotel doesn't have a guest laundry. We suggest using Uber or Lyft for all your San Diego transfers. Second option would be to purchase a "Compass... More
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AsteriasNorCal
November 22, 2016|
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Response from TommoTravels | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can access it, step-free, from another street and there are elevators to all floors.
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"Room 418 has a picture perfect view of the Little Italy neon sign"
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"You can get a view of Date or India street, India is busier"
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"Ask if they have upgraded their beds? Otherwise you'll be very uncomfortable. The beds were rock hard..."
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"We had room 218 which was a corner room so it had 3 windows."
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