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Los Angeles
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you really need to stay in this hotel, be aware that some of their staff may take your belongings from your car. This happened to us on 11-27-16. We were robbed and we are suspecting it was someone who drove our car. I was lit to stay in this hotel but after finding out that my iPod and Ray... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great stay in San Diego at the Keating. It is a beautiful, unique, boutique hotel with amazing views of downtown. Amenities in the room were really thoughtful and luxurious. Highly recommend! Also, the staff was extremely helpful and kind. Specifically Denzel, who assisted me in making reservations and recommending restaurants, bars, and things to do in town.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Lexie, We sincerely appreciate your terrific review of the Keating Hotel! We are delighted that you were pleased the unique style and charm of the hotel, as well as our dedicated team; Denzel in particular! We will be sure to share your kind words. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

Phoenix
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Except for dirty sheets and dirty comforter it was great! Rain shower was amazing, tv was on playing jazz as we entered and we were offered champagne as we went to our room. Super close to many bars and restaurants and it was a blast!

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Corey, Many thanks from The Keating for your review! We are honored that you chose to stay with us. We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. We are constantly working to upgraded our services, so we appreciate the Housekeeping opportunity you mentioned as well; we will address it.... More 

San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are so cool looking! Also the staff there are very kind and always ready to help you. The beds are also huge and very comfy. Not to mention the location is fantastic. We would definitely go back! (:

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Kailah, The entire team at the The Keating Hotel are thrilled that we were able to offer you a stay worth coming back to. Thanks for recognizing our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, and most of all the hard work of our dedicated team; they will love to hear your comments. We greatly appreciate your... More 

Loveland
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

I won an all inclusive trip to San Diego (born and raised there) from a radio station in Colorado to attend Lukas Graham. Growing up in San Diego, i was never fond of the downtown area. The nice part is everything is so close to you. There's somewhere to eat on every street, bars galore, and local convenience stores. A... More 

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Krystin, Many thanks from The Keating for the sterling star review! We are honored that you chose to stay with us. We appreciating your shout-out for our amazing team, Denzel included. We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. That you would stay with us again makes our day! More 

Mercer Island, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in an loft style room. Texting is used instead of phones for services. Everyone was very friendly and helpful with local information. The Gaslamp area has more bars and restaurants in a three by six block area than anywhere in the US.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Mark, Thank you so much for your 5 Star review of the the Keating Hotel! We appreciate you making mention of our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp, as well as our dedicated team. We may have a few less conveniences as some of the newer cookie-cutter hotels, but we hope that our unique style and charm... More 

Murrieta
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great old hotel right in the heart of Gaslamp. Parking is convenient at Horton Plaza. Many restaurants within walking distance. The staff is attentive and very service oriented. No need to travel too far from this location.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Gregory, Many thanks from all of us at The Keating Hotel for the wonderful review and recommendation! Our team appreciates your kind words and we hope your travels bring you back soon! More 

1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon entering the Keating we were greeted the most gracious Howard. Howard recommended some amazing eateries and bars. We finished our stay with Mauricio who was equally welcoming & accommodating. They made sure our stay was more than amazing. Give these guys a raise! Hands down the best hotel in SD!

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Ryan, All of us at the Keating Hotel are pleased that we were able to give you a stay worth coming back to. Thanks your the shout-out for our dedicated team; Howard and Mauricio in particular. I will be sure to pass your kind words along. You made our day! More 

Scottsdale
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Reviewed 1 week ago

People fantastic property needs work. great location, good value. Everything we asked for was provided Front desk was valet, concierge, bellman and room service. Very quiet above the second floor. Spa needs replacing.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Many thanks from The Keating for your review! We are honored that you chose to stay with us. We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. We are constantly working to upgraded our amenities, so we apprecitate your feedback as well. We hope you visit again soon More 

Upland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greatest hotel in the gaslamp district. Beautiful decor. Greeters were superb. Espresso machine was beyond!!! We would definitely return in the very near future for sure. Within walking distance of all thr gaslamp action.

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Steven M, Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Dear Alex, We are happy that we offered you a stay worth coming back to! Thanks for making mention of our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp, as well as our dedicated team. We may have a few less conveniences as some of the newer cookie-cutter hotels, but we hope that our unique style and charm makes up... More 

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  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Diego’s first true luxury boutique hotel that transformed the Gaslamp District from bland to chic. Situated in a building dated from 1890, The Keating is Pininfarina’s first hotel creation -world-renowned master designer behind Ferrari and Maserati. The result is a rare fusion of past and future. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

Address: 432 F St, San Diego, CA 92101-6118
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $193 - $492 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Keating Hotel San Diego
Keating San Diego
Hotel Style:
#24 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#38 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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“Beautiful views from the top Left Corner room”
 of 5 bubbles 358lexieg, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Face the street for views of the action, but noise to match...”
  • Corner room - great size!
 of 5 bubbles RSebastianxy, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The corner rooms are cool”
 of 5 bubbles bonmec, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Great location in the gaslamp...may not be for the travellers looking for a quiet place as it can be rowdy on the streets with partygoers on the weekend”
 of 5 bubbles N9547DOroberts, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Take ear plugs if you plan on staying there for a weekend.”
 of 5 bubbles , 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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