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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love it here. It's literally walking distance to all the bars and restaurants! The room was very cozy, bay windows, marble floors, very intimate space. The rooftop view was amazing! Will definitely come back. :) I don't think there's room service, but that's quite alright all the restaurants are lined up once you walk outside the hotel.

Thank Olivia P
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent 2 nights here while exploring the Gaslamp district and enjoyed our stay. Spacious and comfortable rooms, rooftop breakfasts and excellent location. Helpful and friendly staff as well. Refurbished rooms in an older preserved building. Valet parking is very expensive but probably similar to other hotels in the area. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Pat M
Hayward, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a vacation ownership/ hotel that has a variety of rooms available. There are hotel units, mini suites, one bedroom standard suites, and one bedroom deluxe suites, which in our case, had two queen beds in the huge bedroom, two bathrooms, a very mini kitchenette, and a living room w/ a couch/ sleeper. We've stayed in this property several...

Thank vcave
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the Gaslamp Plaza Suites. The staff was friendly, decor was nice, location was great and the rooftop had really nice views. The breakfast was decent, and it was nice that it was included with the room. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank richardsmyname
Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in the heart of the Gaslamp area of downtown San Diego. The trolley stop (the beat and cheapest way to see the city) at 5th Avenue is a short walk away. The hotel is a modernised hotel in an old building full of character. The staff are brilliant check out the walk on a Monday with `Merry.

Thank colindjones
Fullerton, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very Old and what we stayed in was probably the worst room I ever stayed in, in my entire life. In the picture's they told me to look at online, was not the same as the room we actually got. And the lady at the "back", insisted that this room was all they had for us! Never going back there,...

Thank myrealestateinca
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Loved this suite hotel located right in the heart of the Gaslamp area. Yes it was noisy at night but worth it to be able to walk around the Gaslamp district. We also wallked to Seaport, Maritime Museum and Midway. Merry does a very interesting tour Monday mornings, historic and fun. All the staff were friendly and helpful. Loved the...

Thank Catherine K
Morrisburg, Canada
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful "older" suite hotel in downtown core. Located close to everything. Staff very helpful and friendly. Rooms clean and well equipped. The rooms are suites but if you're looking for huge, go somewhere else. No restaurant on site but many within five minute walk. This place is loaded with charm

Thank Brian V
Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

In town for a convention and happened across this hotel. Booked offline. Since I have been burned doing this before, especially in Chicago, I was really hesitant. I was pleasantly surprised. Good rooms at a good price. Staff was always nice. Only thing that would improve it would be an in-house gym.

Thank BBlkburn
Noblesville, Indiana
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Awesome architecture. In heart of the Gaslamp. Mary and Shaun at the front desk are super nice and helpful. No need for a car when staying here. Love the roof top terrace for both breakfast and night time.

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madeleine k, General Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for recognizing our great employees Sean and Merry. They are both indeed a great part of our staff. We hope to see you back as our guest soon again. Thank you!

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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Gaslamp Plaza Suites is a historical, European style hotel built in 1913. The original architectural aspects are still evident such as original marble on walls and stairways and brass elevator doors. All are preserved meticulously in keeping with our status of being listed in the National Registry of Historic Places. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gaslamp Plaza Suites

Address: 520 E St, San Diego, CA 92101-6206
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $139 - $324 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Gaslamp Plaza Suites 3.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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Also Known As:
Gaslamp Plaza Hotel San Diego
Gaslamp Plaza San Diego
Hotel Style:
#55 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#81 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“I think any room is good, the hotel has 360 views of the city.”
 of 5 bubbles olif2014, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms offer best views but you can also access the rooftop.”
 of 5 bubbles X4290MDpatm, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are brilliant”
 of 5 bubbles colindjones, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask how wide your room is going to be.”
 of 5 bubbles barbaracP6574AX, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the highest floor possible for the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles az93, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
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