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Kimpton Solamar Hotel

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a corner room with a view of downtown. Very roomy and comfortable. The staff are some of the most outgoing and friendly my wife and I have ever come across. They are always smiling, asking how we were, if we needed directions, transportation or recommendations of activities. We loved the area the Hotal is situated right at the...

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Dear Tony C. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us and that our employees treated you like family! We do hope you come stay with us again soon! Best, Shannon

st. paul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice vibe to the place. Wine, beef and apps hour daily. Could use a little updating Room decor eclectic and comfortable Cozy lobby. Close to convention center and many dining establishments . What else can I say ?........

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Dear Stpauliewoman - Thank you for staying with us at Kimpton Solamar! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to enjoy our social hour! We hope to see you again soon! All the Best, Shannon

Piedmont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have stayed in many Kimpton hotels in California, Oregon and Washington. The location for this Kimpton is wonderfully suited for anyone attending a conference at the Convention Center which is a 10 minute walk at most. The historic Gaslamp Quarter with restored Victorian buildings is steps from the hotel and Seaport Village with a pedestrian only promenade is 15 mins...

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Dear DreaMs510. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Kimpton Hotel Solamar and that you were able to take advantage of our Kimpton bikes! We do hope you come stay with us again! Best, Shannon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right from the friendly check in to the follow up texts and gift waiting for us when we returned to the hotel with wine and snacks, everything was perfect. The large room was great, the location was amazing and the rooftop pool and fitness room were a welcome break on our vacation. All kinds of shops, restaurants and atmosphere in...

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Dear Loreli W. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and our facilities and that the entire team gave you a proper San Diego Welcome! We truly appreciate your feedback and your kind review! Come see us again soon! Best, Shannon

Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I make it a point to stay at Solamar any time we are in San Diego. This past weekend in particular was one of the most welcoming, fantastic experiences we've had in the 10 or so times we've been there. This trip in particular was to celebrate our anniversary and Crystal and Anna at the front desk...

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Dear Admgav - Thank you for coming back and staying at Kimpton Hotel Solamar to celebrate your anniversary! We are so glad that you had another wonderful stay and that Anna and Crystal took care of you. Can't wait for you to celebrate your next special occasion with us! Best, Shannon

Oak Park, IL, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the Kimpton Solamar Hotel in San Diego and had a GREAT experience. Everything from the check-in, customized couple photo in our room, and dog-friendly atmosphere was superb. Staff was extremely friendly and attentive, room was fantastic (great bathroom and view) and every inch of the property was created in such cool details there was something new...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we travel I prefer, if possible, to stay with Kimpton. I love that each hotel has it's own unique and artistic flair. I love the funky decor. I also love that while those things vary, others can be counted on regardless of the city. The service is impeccable, the staff friendly in every way, the food is delicious (and...

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Woodbridge, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I learned I would be heading to San Diego for business, I immediately checked for Kimpton properties, and was thrilled to find the Solamar had availability. Similar to my experiences at other Kimpton properties around the U.S., the staff at the Solamar delivered exceptional service from check-in to check-out: (all of my check-in's and check-out's: I had my stay...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My company held a conference event at this location. At first, I was a little nervous because it was considered a boutique hotel, but once I arrived on site I realized that I had nothing to worry about. The rooms were clean and spacious and the hotel was very well staffed. Any questions I had were easily answered by the...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Being an International conference planner, I book hotels frequently. When I looked into Solamar hotel, their amazing sales manager, MarQuies Willis, was nothing but exceptional. He was patient, cooperative, enthusiastic, factual, patient and flexible. He worked with me like no other hotel sales manager ever has. He not only exceeded my expectation but he made it difficult for other hotel...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the apex of cosmopolitan downtown San Diego, the boutique Kimpton Hotel Solamar lounges between the exciting Gaslamp Quarter, trendy East Village and stunning San Diego Convention Center. These vibrant neighborhoods complement the luxury hotel's coastal cool décor and personable service. Home to the sassy rooftop LOUNGEsix and adjacent Jsix restaurant, Hotel Solamar is also moments from PETCO Ballpark, San Diego Bay, Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo and miles of beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimpton Solamar Hotel

Address: 435 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7007
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown , East Village
Price Range: $270 - $664 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kimpton Solamar Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 235
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Also Known As:
Kimpton San Diego
Hotel Solamar San Diego
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in San Diego
#7 Business Hotel in San Diego
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#13 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#17 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#31 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Try to get a higher floor to enjoy the views, and do try the in house restaurant!”
stephaniek601, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 10th floor that had views of Petco park and it was still quiet enough. No street noise.”
PSJ1977, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Book a higher room if you're worried about the possibility of noise from the pool. We didn't have, but might be a consideration.”
  • They really take care of you at this hotel
  • Personalized welcome card with our photo inside!
  • View from our 5th floor room of rooftop pool
rokkahulababy, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Corner room has a lot more space that the standard room”
tonycF1310TO, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“My corner room faced another hotel across the street. nothing special, but certainly not bad. The other window overlooked a bland wall.”
DreaMs510, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
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