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1654 Columbia St, San Diego, CA 92101-2502
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Boutique hotel in Little Italy area of downtown.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Street parking
Wifi
Complimentary tea
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
ATM on site
Express check-in / check-out
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Telephone
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Microwave
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
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Pia wrote a review Feb. 1
Jarfalla, Sweden1 contribution
Cosy small hotel in the heart of little Italy- friendly staff - free coffee and water and within walking distance to all the important landmarks in San Diego. Nearby the cute square where Sam the cooking guy have 3 restaurangs. Within 10 minutes walk you are at the water!
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Date of stay: February 2023Trip type: Travelled on business
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Cheryl1043 wrote a review Jan. 2023
Edmonton, Canada16 contributions9 helpful votes
Good price, everything you need was in the room. Excellent interactions with the friendly staff and very clean overall. Only issue was noise in room next door but was of minimal upset as the occupants quieted down after 11:30 Small room but very convenient location with lots of lovely restaurants nearby. Cab from airport was 22$ with $5 tip included
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Nick J wrote a review Jan. 2023
Vince was a legend. Thanks so much for making our check in experience easy! We were a bit anxious about checking in early as we didn't want to carry our bags around the city and he was able to go above and beyond for us. Thanks once again Vince!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Pao Sandoval wrote a review Jan. 2023
Aguascalientes, Mexico1 contribution
Erik & Vicente are the best guys! As se arrive at the hotel early Erik upgrade our room without extra charge!!! The hotel Is a beautiful place, clean and cozzy. The location is very good as it Is near to the seaport. I highly recommend this place!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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SarahN1972 wrote a review Jan. 2023
Cancun, Mexico60 contributions69 helpful votes
I stayed at the hotel based on cost and past reviews . Firstly check in was quick and smooth . Customer service was excellent there . The rooms were sparse , small and basic but they were clean and the bed was comfortable. It serves its purpose as we weren’t there to stay in the room - just a place to shower and sleep . Location was excellent in Little Italy which is near all great happening restaurants . Getting around is east as the hop on and off trolley tours was right there . Uber was super easy to get too . Would I come back ? Yes if they had a family room .
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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TeenaS wrote a review Jan. 2023
Honolulu, Hawaii16 contributions3 helpful votes
We found Urban Boutique online by searching for boutique hotels. Great location, right in little Italy, near every Italian restaurant and other interesting and great restaurants. The room was totally updated and clean. The desk managers were always available and helpful. Full bath with the sink located in the room. There was a microwave, refrigerator, ironing board and iron, mini coffee maker, and bottled water was provided. There was no view from our room but that was not what we wanted.The rooms are small but adequate with one recliner chair. Our room at Christmas was $118 a night. Lower prices may be available at off season. It was close to the airport as well We would definitely stay there again.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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bluesapphire88 wrote a review Jan. 2023
Surat, India158 contributions30 helpful votes
Great location & staff, small rooms were okay but the property was very old, bathrooms were small even the basin could not fit in, some lamps were not working, the toilet seat was literally shaking, and beds too were sometimes uncomfortable, nice property but needs a renovation ASAP
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Vera Wei wrote a review Jan. 2023
Great place to stay for a short visit! The room is clean and neat and have everything needed, the location is both close to the airport and good restaurants. Also, the staff here is extremely nice and helpful!
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with friends
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4imonica wrote a review Jan. 2023
2 contributions1 helpful vote
What a great find! 1. Location is amazing. Little Italy is adorable and you are literally in the mix. 2. Thoughtful design. Y’all they painted the walls that are your view. The view would have been plain walls but they took the time to paint blue and green. Such a charming touch. 3. Fridge and microwave in the room! 4. Helpful staff. I’ll be back for sure!
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Room Tip: The food hall gelato is super yummy!
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Barbara A wrote a review Dec. 2022
San Diego, California6 contributions1 helpful vote
This is possibly one of the most disgusting places to stay. The bathroom fixtures were literally coming out of the wall. I don't think they could have found cheaper toilet paper. All in all I would never ever recommend anyone stay here. We had planned on staying 4 nights and couldn't get out of there fast enough. Definitel y worth going downtown to the Marriott. World of difference!
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Date of stay: December 2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$124 - US$286 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
United StatesCaliforniaSan DiegoDowntown / Little Italy
NUMBER OF ROOMS
55
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Frequently Asked Questions about Urban Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Urban Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Little Italy (0.01 km), Little Italy Mercato Farmers' Market (0.08 km), and Waterfront Park (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Urban Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, baggage storage, and express check-in and check-out.
Which room amenities are available at Urban Boutique Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Urban Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy complimentary tea and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Urban Boutique Hotel?
Yes, paid public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Urban Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salt & Straw, Pappalecco, and Queenstown Public House.
Are pets allowed at Urban Boutique Hotel?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Urban Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Urban Boutique Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Mormon Battalion Historic Site (4.3 km), Whaley House Museum (4.1 km), and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House (1.5 km).
Is Urban Boutique Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.