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Kimpton Solamar Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine hour”(93 reviews)
“petco park”(198 reviews)
“gaslamp district”(296 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely hotel, great modern room. Bathroom was awesome. Plenty of restaurants and places to visit. Disappointment only with city itself in this area. So many homeless people. Did not bother us, but hard to appreciate the beauty of the city and our recent cruise with...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 days on our way to Baja California. We found the staff to be very helpful and the hotel is a bit different to your usual big city hotel. Its very smart but has a bit of a colonial...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked our room 2 months prior to arrival. My husband and I were celebrating our birthdays. Upon booking, I was not made aware of the $100 nightly incidental fees. When I checked in I was shocked! That totaled $400 additional that would be debited...More

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Response from Devin M, General Manager at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 3 days ago

The practice of authorizing a guest's credit card for an amount higher that the exact cost of the room is very standard. I'd hesitate from calling these fees as they are really just 'holds' to allow for charging of items to the guest's room (In...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the third time I stayed at this hotel but the first time I experienced problems with it. When I checked in, my reservation was fine while my friend's was not. My friend received a call that both our rooms were ready but they...More

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Response from Devin M, General Manager at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 3 days ago

Billing/Reservation challenges are never fun - and certainly not how we want to start (or finish) any stay. I know our team has reached out to you regarding the credit issue. Regardless of where the reservation went sideways, we'd love to stay as your choice...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There are other hotels in the area, for the same price, but much better. Also, it was VERY unpleasant to have problems with my booking. I stayed at the hotel for 2 nights and then I had to move to another one because of a...More

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Response from Devin M, General Manager at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for letting us know your thoughts regarding your stay - although I wish things had gone much better! I understand that there may have been an issue regarding our standard credit card policy. As typical with most hotels, these are put in place...More

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GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$205 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Diego
#7 Business Hotel in San Diego
#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#16 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#30 Family Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$205 - US$509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Diego
#7 Business Hotel in San Diego
#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#16 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#30 Family Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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vinaygill
11 December 2017|
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Response from mikehenryjr | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. All Kimpton Hotels offer free coffee and tea and a free happy hour each night.
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westyorkshireevo62
20 September 2017|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
Your question is posted on Tripadvisor; you need to contact the hotel directly through their website. Hope you have a great stay. We enjoyed staying there.
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Sarah F
10 May 2017|
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Response from Stephanie K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I have no idea about parking. I used UBER for my entire trip. It was extremely cost effective and user friendly.
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"Loved the rooms overlooking the pool and bar! Not loud as the bar is only open till 10pm"
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"Master Suites offer the best views of the downtown area."
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"Get the room with the deep soaking tub! It's wonderful!"
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