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Keating House

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

My orthopedic surgeon daughter had a convention at the nearby San Diego Convention Center so the whole family decided to tag along with her. All the hotels around the convention site were full. I stumbled across Keating House while searching the Net. My husband and I stayed at the Music Room-- big comfortable double bed with an attached huge bathroom...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were in town for a convention, staying at Keating House for about the 4th time. We did not rent a car, choosing to taxi in each day for about $10. Hosts at Keating House, Ben and Doug, run a great B&B, and are always available to answer questions, give recommendations, or provide assistance. The communal dining room creates lively...

Thank Wendy and Albie N
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Perfect place for a woman traveling alone but, during my stay, there were couples and a mother/daughter, too. Location is great for walking. I did not rent a car and walked to Little Italy, the harbor, Seaport Village, the Gaslamp, and Balboa Park. I grabbed lunches at Pizzacato and dinners at Hob Nob, both very close to the Keating House....

Thank gofftravels
Irvine, California
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Both of the innkeepers are friendly and helpful in giving you tips about navigating the local area, whether by car or on foot. They also gave us several good suggestions regarding the most efficient way to visit the nearby popular attractions. The pro's: Centrally located to almost all attractions in San Diego. Good value when room rate is compared to...

2Thank Linda R
Franklin, Massachusetts
Reviewed 30 September 2016

The Keating House Bed and Breakfast was an ideal way to spend our first time in San Diego. Ben and Doug were perfect hosts. They opened their home to us and helped us acclimate ourselves to San Diego. Travel information was readily available near the kitchen table. My husband and I made the right decision in not renting a car...

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Fort Simpson, Canada
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Keating House was the perfect place to stay for us! It is centrally located and easy for us to walk to everything we wanted to do. Rooms were spacious and comfortable. Hosts were very friendly and provided information on places to go and things to see. And the breakfast were amazing!!! We had a great time at the Keating...

Thank jacky_demers
Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 26 August 2016

From the adorable rooms to the caring attention of the owners, this has to be the best kept secret in San Diego. Not only does each room have its own personality and style but the owners go out of their way to make their guests feel at home in San Diego. And the breakfast is amazing. Don't miss it!

Thank sallyr390
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We loved every moment of our stay in the Garden Suite, with its French doors leading onto a secluded patio. Lots of attention has been given to guests' comfort and Doug and Ben are attentive, but not intrusive hosts. Their local knowledge was appreciated, as was the fabulous breakfast which started each day. We felt very much at home and...

Thank Barbara H
United States
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I enjoyed my stay in the Blue Room.It's got lots of light and is comfortable and very clean. The other guests were great and the breakfast very pleasant, with fresh fruit and a warm main meal and lots of coffee.There are plenty of wonderful places to sit indoors and outside. The porch swing is great.The decor is entertaining.The innkeepers are...

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Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Doug and Ben, the hosts, made us feel right at home. They attended to our diet and beverage requests at breakfast each morning. When we arrived Ben, when over many specifics about mass transit and street directions, since my husband informed them we were taking a "carless" trip this time. We spent 12 days at the Keating house on this...

1Thank Karen Ferguson T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Historic victorian B&B located within walking distance of downtown, Balboa Park, Zoo, little Italy, and harbor. All rooms have a private bath and come with a full breakfast ... more   less 

Additional Information about Keating House

Address: 2331 Second Ave., Between Juniper and Kalmia Sts., San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $131 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Keating House Hotel San Diego
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“Choose between rooms inside the main House, or at the rear in a stand-alone annex that provides a bit more "freedom". All are good.”
WendyandAlbieN, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Yellow room was spacious and comfortable.”
jacky_demers, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The Garden Suite is adjacent to the main house - perfect while adjusting to an 8-hour time difference.”
P12OPbarbarah, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Book the Garden Suite if you can! Very spacious. I also liked the Yellow Room when the Garden Suite wasn't available.”
JennKopf, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Inn keepers will explain room differences.”
smc112255, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
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