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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We were given a double and both sides of the bed were right along the walls of the room. We had to sit at the foot of the bed and scoot or crawl up to the rest of the bed to get on and then to get off of the bed. The width of the room was very narrow. There...

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

Dear Guest, I am very sorry you didn't have an enjoyable stay with us. As far as I can determine from your description of the room you stayed in, you were in one of our "small studios" which is a smaller economical room, not a suite. We do have 7 of these small studios and one of these units do...

St Thomas, USVI
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Located dead center of the Gaslamp district this beautifully historic hotel was better than I hoped. These people are all about the details. From the amazing staff who worked hard to find us the perfect place to dine with an old friend, to the marble hallways, very clean room and fabulous view, this hotel has everything. Breakfast on the rooftop...

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

Dear Guest, I can just extend my heartfelt thank YOU for your kind review of your stay with us. We always strive to make our guests stay as pleasant and memorable as we can. Thank you again and Welcome Back!

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We enjoyed our brief stay. The room was large, comfortable, clean and tastefully decorated. We had a good time exploring the lively Gas lamp district in the evening and it was great to be able to walk to all the action. The only negative was the continental breakfast which was quite minimal. But overall the hotel is a very good...

1Thank Maryls57
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Just spent an amazingly awesome, relaxing weekend here with my fiancé!! The suite we stayed in at Gaslamp Plaza Suites was very clean, spacious and just the perfect spot to kick off our shoes and catch some zzzzzzz 😴😴😴... We absolutely LOVE it here every time we've stayed here!!

1Thank ranierb2016
Bloomington, Minnesota
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Plaza is the first skyscraper built in 1913 in San Diego. There are 11 floors and a rooftop terrace with free continental breakfast from 7 to 10 am. It is on the edge of the historic Gaslamp district (lots of bars and restaurants). If you have a car it is $32.00 a day for unlimited in/out valet parking. If...

2Thank Mjoatie
Claremont, California
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We reserved a room for a couple nights and we loved the location. We got a free upgrade so that was very nice! Seaport Village, the Embarcadero, the Padres stadium: everything is within walking distance. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They would always print out directions for us without us asking for it, that was nice. The breakfast...

1Thank egnarez
Paris, France
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We reserved a room for the night to be in the center of Gaslamp neighborhood in San Diego : everything was wrong and horrible in this hotel that doesn't worth a 4 stars AT ALL. The room was small. We asked for a baby cot and actually couldn't even install it without being constrained to move the furnitures. There was...

2Thank Julie M
madeleine k, General Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear Julie, I am so sorry you didn't enjoy your stay here. After reviewing our records, it seems you had reserved one of our smaller economical rooms. We do have a limited amount of these rooms and they are smaller in size. We always try to make every effort to accommodate our guests need. I am sorry if we fell...

Hightstown, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stayed there for a week. The bedroom was HUGE with a living room and kitchenette. I was with my daughter and to my surprise...there were 2 decent size bathrooms and lots of closet space. The beds are comfortable and staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast on the roof top which was included in the price of the room was...

2Thank Guyanesegirl2013
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

This was our 4th visit over a number of years. San Diego has changed a lot but Gaslamp Plaza Suites remains a great resort. We stayed for 2 weeks. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast bagels on the roof every morning a plus. The beds are really comfortable. We stayed on the 5th floor and the noise...

1Thank Sue53_11
Manhattan Beach, California
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Paid up for a room for 2 nights during Comic Con. Room is OK, a bit run down, but its an old building which used to be an office building. Staff was friendly. Unfortunately, we were only on the second floor, and the noise level from the street, and what seems to be a club below, was crazy. Even at...

1Thank MBanalyst
madeleine k, Manager at Gaslamp Plaza Suites, responded to this review

Dear guest, I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay here. Comic Con is very busy and the noise from the outside can sometimes be loud. We do have rooms facing the back of the building, without view, as well as rooms on a higher floor, which both can be better if you are sensitive to noise....

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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • 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
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $200 - $398 (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
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#54 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#80 Business Hotel in San Diego
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“Caution for inside rooms with no windows.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffd184, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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.”
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