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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rooms were very nice and clean, staff very friendly and attentive! Great location right downtown at the entrance of the Gaslamp District. Good selection of amenities and restaurants. Parking and Valet both available.

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for the rockin' review! We are so glad you enjoyed every aspect of your visit. We work hard to make things perfect and we appreciate you acknowledging our friendly and attentive staff. We hope to be your first choice whenever you visit San Diego. James G, Manager

United States
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my second time staying at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego. Came back because my first stay was great, and the second time did not disappoint. I stayed in a Rock King Suite; while it was really nice, it isn't worth much more than a regular King room, so probably not worth it if it's much more...

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! The staff at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego always loves having you as our guest, so thanks for staying with us again. Come back the next time you are in San Diego! James G. Manager

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice rooms. Housekeeping good but a few lapses. Try and get an upper floor as night music a bit loud even for the lower floors.Very close to the downtown area and most good restaurants within short walking distance.

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed your stay overall, and thanks for letting us know where we need to improve. Our engineering and housekeeping staff are reviewing your comments now to ensure improvement. I apologize for your experience, and hope you visit again so we can provide you with rock-star service!...

Rochester, MN
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent 4 nights at this location while on Vacation in SD. Beautiful Hotel located at entrance to Gas Lamp District, across the street from Light Rail and Convention Center. Staff very friendly and willing to help. Had a Queen Suite, which was a large room with balcony, which was great for people watching, however most of the view was...

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Tim, thanks so much for your review. Your feedback is so helpful in knowing what we're doing right, and where we can improve. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay overall, and I apologize for failing to meet some of your expectations. We hope you will give us another opportunity as we'd love to have you as our guest again! James...

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Where to start and what to say "is the million dollar question." Plain and simple a fantastic hotel that is unique and certainly out of the typical hotel box. Plenty of room gadgets, divulging shower and comfortable bed. In addition, the restaurant delivered great food and has an interesting menu. We will certainly return! Only Con; Valet parking is steep....

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We're happy to know you loved your one-of-a-kind experience at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego! We hope you'll be back soon! James G. Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night - I'd stay again! Lovely pool area & there's a restaurant, Starbucks and evening cocktail lounge all within a reasonable range from the suite elevators. Rooms & hotel in general have a hip yet tasteful decor. I wasn't there for multiple days so my interactions with staff was limited, either way the experience was pleasant. Location...

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Hey, there! We're so fortunate to be right next to the Gaslamp Quarter. We're excited you loved our amazing location and your stay with us. We can't wait to have you back with us at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego! James G. Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Definite meat market atmosphere!!!Hard bodies and tiny swimsuits.Loved every minute!!!! The servers are hot and happy both female and male.The food is expensive and nothing to write about.So are the drinks. The hotel is not for kids more a party time club style catering to the younger crowd. I am 50 and still had a blast friendly people and staff....

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

We loved reading your review, Brian! It's so motivating to all of us knowing you had a rockin' stay! We can't wait to have you as our guest again at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego! James G. Manager

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hard Rock Hotel was awesome, the staff was always super helpful and super friendly. The bikes that were available for rent was one of the highlights of the trip. Being able to rent those free of charge and have them for as long as I wanted was great. I will return to this hotel again and would recommend this...

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Kevin, thanks for your review and perfect score! Downtown San Diego is such a fabulous place and we're so fortunate to be in the middle of it all for our guests to enjoy. We are so glad you got to fully experience it while using our bike rental! All of us at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego look forward to...

Gallatin, Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here 3 nights over the Thanksgiving holidays. The location is great as it is at the entrance to the Gaslamp district. The amenities are nice but the room could have been cleaner. Could have used a good dusting also, you could see where something was sprayed across the armoire door. We packed light for this...

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

We enjoyed having you as our guest and we're glad you were pleased overall. We're so sorry for the issues you experienced in your suite. Your feedback is so important us, so thanks for letting us know. We'd love to have you stay with us again so we can ensure an excellent suite and a wonderful stay! James G. Manager

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed everything thing right from the check in everyone is very friendly. Once I got to room it Felt like I was at home the bed was very comfortable the extra pillows made my sleep so much better . We almost didn't even have to leave the hotel because the lobby bars and restaurants wher So good and fun....

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James G, Manager at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Hi Harold! It's exciting for all of us at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego to know your stay with us was all you wanted it to be, and that we made you feel right at home. Thanks for taking the time to let us know and we look forward to seeing you next time (when you can stay longer)! James...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hard Rock San Diego Hotel Downtown is where VIP service meets urban-chic design with world-class dining and ultra-hip nightlife for an unforgettable experience that rocks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

Address: 207 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101-6908
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $271 - $630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hard Rock Hotel San Diego 4*
Number of rooms: 420
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Also Known As:
Hard Rock San Diego
San Diego Hard Rock
Hotel Style:
#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#12 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#16 Business Hotel in San Diego
#25 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#59 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Get one on front side or on higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles TimB378, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“do not get a room over the bar/club below, loud music until 2am even with sealed windows. ”
 of 5 bubbles jack_D_ripper-VTA, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the 3rd floor with with corner balcony!”
 of 5 bubbles CCMom123, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“if you face the pool, there was music at night (not sure how often they do this). one person in our group couldn't sleep. but the rest of us got home well past 2am so the music was already off.”
 of 5 bubbles iheartbreakfast, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Housekeeping didn't really clean the room they made the bed and replaced the towels and took out the dirty towels, but the trash wasn't emptied and cleaning rags were left behind.”
 of 5 bubbles shavond792, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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