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The Westgate Hotel

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 20 April 2014 via mobile

This was and still is the most romantic hotel we have stayed in. The old antique feel and friendly people make this my favorite place to stay! The showers were AMAXING! The concierge was so helpful and pleasant, we felt so welcomed. Within walking distance to pick up trolley or train to go about town, or stay local for the...

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 15 April 2014

This is an amazing property with an antique finish to the entire hotel. Really centrally located and amazing place to stay. I highly recommend this place . The charges are very appropriate for what it has to offer.

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Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 6 April 2014

My 17 year old daughter and I decided to take a trip to San Diego and just "wing it" for a week in warmth and sunshine. We booked our stay at the Westgate on a whim and could not have been more pleased with the outcome. The service was OUTSTANDING - and the chief concierge flawlessly directed us to everything...

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa B- Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay at The Westgate. We appreciate your kind words and we are glad to hear that we have earned your loyalty as a lodging choice in San Diego. Again, thank you for your comments.

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Enter the world of The Westgate Hotel, and you enter into a world of elegance, majesty and graciousness few places in the world offer. My wife and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary at the Westgate, and from the moment our cab door from the airport was opened, eveyone, from the doorman on, treated us to a specialness one might...

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear William Z - Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Westgate. We are humbled by your kind remarks and honored that you have recommended us so highly. It is always a pleasure to hear that our guests appreciate our facilities and the service they receive. We look forward to welcoming you back to the...

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2014

The hotel is very impressive from the moment you walk into the foyer to the point of the room. The room is very spacious and again a nice throwback to a forgotten era. There is free wifi in the hotel and although we did not use the pool, we could see it and it looked amazing with a running track...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 20 March 2014

Not including the airport, this hotel is one of the first encounters I had with people on my visit to San Diego. Here are some of the more 'objective' qualities of the hotel: Very close to EVERYTHING in the Gaslamp district. A little more on the edge of the district, as you can see the Orange line trolley is literally...

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Napoli-phile21 - Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your stay on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back upon your next visit!

Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

Rather a change from the usual sleek and business-like hotels with very elegant decor and furnishings - almost from another time & place! Very friendly staff, generous room size and ideally located. Will stay here again when bacon in San Diego.

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GAHotelsandResorts, Public Relations Manager at The Westgate Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JohnnyHedgehog - Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Westgate with us. Feedback is an important part of our effort to keep improving the hospitality experience. Thank you again for your kind remarks and for recommending us so highly. We look forward to welcoming you back to our property the next time your...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 19 March 2014 via mobile

Hotel was in good location and very clean. Decor was a bit old fashioned. Room was large with big vanity. We could hear the train and sirens outside but it did not really bother us. We could hear the neighbors leaving in the morning also. Cookies were good but hard to come by. We didn't eat in the hotel. The...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 March 2014

You can't go wrong with the location and price of this hotel! Stayed here in Feb,2014 and was a few minutes walk from Gas Lamp or 10 minute walk to the harbour! A mall is right next to the hotel as well! House keeping was great, large rooms, comfy beds, has a gym, roof top pool. Pretty much anywhere you...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2014

You cant fault the furnishings and room size although the style is definitely to taste its by no means offensive. Arrived after a pretty long flight and the staff were patient whilst i checked out a couple of rooms before going for a small and reasonably priced upgrade for a bay view. After a couple of days it struck me...

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Dear jon n- Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at The Westgate Hotel. We are delighted that the service quality and facility met your expectations in every way. We are also humbled by your kind remarks about our staff. We will look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back again in the future.

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Tennis Court
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Westgate offers the ease and pleasures of the world’s finest metropolitan hotels, and the best of Southern California! Minutes from the airport or the San Diego Convention Center, steps from the trolley/train station and readily accessible by freeway. Within walking distance is the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Opera and the Symphony, Horton Plaza shops and Gaslamp Quarter energy. Return to the quiet of your private room and relax in luxury, then consider a visit to Le Spa or the Fitness Center, a glass of wine in the intimate Plaza Bar, or an elegant dining experience graciously served in The Westgate Room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Westgate Hotel

Address: 1055 Second Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $293 - $558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Westgate Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 223
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Also Known As:
Westgate San Diego
Westgate Hotel San Diego
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#7 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#10 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#28 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#58 Business Hotel in San Diego
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