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Found Hotel San Diego

TravelocityUSD 149*
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12/06/2017 13/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed one night - and would not go back. The bathroom had mold from floor to ceiling. Nasty. I did tell management - they took $47 dollars off the bill. What an awful experience in lovely Downtown San Diego.

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear misspearll, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and also taking the time to discuss with our team. I am not sure of the circumstances or which room you may be referring to. I too would be disappointed if I felt that my room was anything less than perfect which is what we strive to provide...

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and helpful. The only thing I recommend is get there early to find parking, we had to go around the block several times to find a parking spot. I realize it was a Friday night, but still it would have been nice if they had actual parking available. Otherwise a great stay!

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Teri, Thank You for your review. While there is an abundance of street parking surrounding the hotel, it is true that Friday's are a little more difficult. I am glad that you had a "Great" stay. We do look forward to seeing you again in Little Italy!

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were at hotel for 3 nights .. 2nd floor room T ..room was dark but we were out all days .. just came late evening took shower and went to bed.. staff is very helpful and friendly .. breakfast was ok ...we enjoyed our stay at hotel

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Vladimira, Thanks for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return.

San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was advertised on Trivago as "pet friendly". When I checked in the receptionist was very rude and declared that the hotel was not pet friendly and never had been, basically accusing me of lying. I requested she look on Trivago to confirm. She then said I would have to make other arrangements for my dog, asserting the night...

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DSCornish, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Linda, if I saw a hotel as per friendly and found it was not, I too would be upset. I apologize for the situation and how you felt. Due to the small nature of the hotel we do not accept pets, and the only animals allowed are service dogs. We do not list ourselves on Trivago - Trivago is a...

Sonoma, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel seemed perfect when I first checked in. There are major flaws!! I had an emergency, after having stayed there for over 2 weeks. I was gone only a few hours and they had dumped my belongings into trash bags. They threw out all of my organic groceries costing more than $300. They refused to reimburse me! Awful owners...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, Thank you for your review. While I can completely understand your frustration, the items you are referring to were left in the room and not taken with the rest of your belongings. It is true that when you returned a few weeks later, the items left behind were discarded. It is difficult for any hotel to store items...

Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is fine, remodeled "private" hotel in the early 20th Century style. Rates are reasonable, given the comfortable accommodations (tubs in bathrooms, kitchenettes with Keurig, microwaves, utensils), location. About 8 blocks from cruise terminal, a bit (but not much) further from airport. Beautiful rooms and lobby. Very near "Little Italy" quarter. Only downside is noise from adjacent I-5 and its...

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved Hotel Vyvant! The staff were super sweet and helpful, and the room was gorgeous - very relaxing and quiet despite being situated near the freeway. The breakfast wasn't as good as it could have been, and I think it needs pointing out that parking is *very* limited (I got lucky on a side street!), but for the...

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DSCornish, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. In the past three days as part of our re-branding we launched an enhanced continental breakfast. We are also working to form a local parking relationship to better serve the needs of our guests - we will post that information on our website once we have more details. Thanks for staying with us at Found San...

Ormond Beach, Florida
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

First of all I would like to say overall I think for the price, it was a good deal. The location is great- downtown within walking distance of Balboa Park and the river. The hotel is small and cozy. We were a family of 4 with 2 teenage daughters. We were pleasantly surprised to see our room consisted of two...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We get many comments about how excellent our location is, Thank You for mentioning. I am happy to hear that you found our hotel in Little Italy "cozy" Yes, the suites do offer some privacy with lots of room. You comment on the walls being scuffed is noted. The walls get banged up a little...

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The very first impression when you access the premises of Vyvant is that is cozy and different. In a good way. Then you stay there and realize how much this place needs small and some major improvements. There is a smell wafting in all the place, a weird dumpy and old smell. Rooms look nice the first 5 seconds then...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Robmav, Thank you for your review. We absolutely do appreciate the feedback and take your comments as intended. I apologize that your stay was anything less than amazing. We are working on upgrading breakfast and also working on some of the smaller items you mentioned. Rest assured, your room was the exception, not the rule. Thanks again for your...

Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We've stayed at this hotel for about the past 5 years since moving to Southern California. However, we've noticed a significant change in quality that we believe is due to new management cutting costs. The previous management had a wonderful cheese, meat, and wine/beer hour included in the evening - as well as a fantastic breakfast that included items curated...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear hostelguy1, Thank you for reviewing our hotel and for being a valued repeat guest. It appears that your last stay was less than satisfactory, especially with the high standards you have come to expect from us. I do appreciate the feedback, and please know that we are looking at upgrading breakfast. There is no excuse for us missing our...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Found Hotel San Diego is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel located in downtown Little Italy. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with genuine hospitality and an authentic San Diego experience. We are located in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Little Italy where you will find some of the local’s favorite restaurants, bars and shops; and within minutes of the San Diego Airport, Convention Center, the World-Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Found Hotel San Diego

Address: 505 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel Vyvant)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: $122 - $317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Found Hotel San Diego 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Little Italy Hotel San Diego
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“Request a room away from the highway if you're a light sleeper. Ask to see the room first since some have a strong odor.”
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