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Great place to stay!

5.0 of 5 bubblesReviewed Feb 21, 2024
Very nice yet low-key. Provide payment for breakfast and free Happy hour wine. Lovely personnel including desk, staff, restaurant and bar staff, and housekeeping. Very efficient and thorough. Location is very central allows. Walking to many locations. Free us bicycles. Drugstore and convenience store less than one block away. Central to dozens of good restaurants. Highly recommended!
Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled solo
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this review
Responded Feb 23, 2024
Dear David,
Thank you! There's no greater compliment than knowing a guest was so impressed with their stay that they'd recommend us to others. It was a pleasure to welcome you to Kimpton Alma San Diego and we look forward to welcoming you back any time you're heading back in our direction.

Sincerely,

Hotel Management - Kimpton Alma San Diego
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Reviewed February 20, 2024

From the moment we arrived the customer service was amazing. They got us checked in and provided all information about the amenities and what’s complimentary. Due to being a Platinum member they did also upgrade our room. The balcony view was amazing. Downtown nightlife was just a 10 minute walk. Everything in the hotel was clean and just felt luxurious. Highly recommended, only issue was attempting to find parking at first but we found a parking garage just across the street that was about $32 a day. They did have valet which was $60 a day but not a bug complication at all. Just felt more comfortable parking our car ourselves.

Date of stay: February 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2024

Dear Abby,
Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts with us. We are glad that our team made a positive impact on your stay with us. It was an honor to have provided you with an upgrade. The best compliment is that you recommend us to other guests. Your feedback is important to us, and we look forward to welcoming you back to even further your expectations.

Sincerely,

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Reviewed February 20, 2024

We had a great stay the Kimpton! Upon check in our room wasn't ready, but the staff was very accommodating and made it right. They waived our guest fee and gave us an upgrade. The staff were friendly, the decor was tasteful, and the accommodations were cozy, making it a memorable and enjoyable visit. I would definitely return in the future.

Date of stay: February 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Dee T
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2024

Dear Dee,
We were delighted to welcome you to Kimpton Alma San Diego during your recent visit. We're thrilled to hear we were able to deliver a memorable experience and, while we apologize that your room was not available upon check-in, we're happy that our team was able to remedy this situation and upgrade you. Thank you so much for sharing your kind words and we hope to have the pleasure of your company on another occasion.

Sincerely,

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Reviewed February 18, 2024

Centrally placed hotel. Nicely equipped. valet parking available, however also possible to have parkering just in front of the hotel. Nice bar, and good breakfast.
friendly staff and really helpsome, finding places to east or if something in the room needed.

Date of stay: February 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled on business
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Thank Klaus C
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2024

Dear Klaus,
We always appreciate hearing from our guests. It's great to know that our central location, convenient parking, and tasty breakfast added to your experience. Our friendly staff will also be glad you felt welcome while you were here. The next time you're in town, please come see us again.

Sincerely,

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Reviewed February 15, 2024

Don’t think I’ve ever slept in a more comfortable bed -and the pillows were amazing! The wine time at 5pm was a treat —and the staff were 150% client centric! Customer experience at Kimpton Alma was faaaantastic! I felt pampered. And the vibe /decor made me feel fancy and hip!

Date of stay: February 2024
Trip type: Travelled on business
Thank Patti C
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2024

Dear Patti,
Our team believes in the vitality of a restful night's sleep, and nothing makes us happier than knowing our beds are perfect for your comfort. We are so glad you rested well at Kimpton Alma San Diego, and we are proud that our team played a pivotal role in your five-star experience. It was an absolute pleasure hosting you, and we look forward to doing so again!

Sincerely,

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Reviewed February 15, 2024

Marcus and Robert at the front desk were awesome! Even communicating before we arrived. We got a great suite upgrade, just too bad we were only there one night. The perks were so nice ... a welcome cocktail offered upon arrival expertly mixed by Robert with local mescal, free waters in the room, the complimentary evening wine and nibbles in the lobby, and free coffee in the morning. Marcus even sent up some bath salts (unsolicited) when he heard my husband's back was aching. The only weird thing in the room was the mini fridge ... it wasn't cold & could find no controls and had no shelves. Otherwise, excellent. Call ahead for directions because even though we know the area, the city has installed barricades on the hotel's street (to make it walkable) and Maps has not updated with these blockages.

Date of stay: February 2024
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Thank Jennifer P
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General Manager, General Manager at Kimpton Alma San Diego, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2024

Dear Jennifer,
Thank you for recognizing the team members who made your five-star experience possible. Every delightful experience at Kimpton Alma San Diego is a testament to the spirit of our people, and we look forward to sharing your praises with Marcus and Robert. We have no doubt they will take great care of you and your husband again, and we wish you well until your next visit!

Sincerely,

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