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San Diego
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Favorite hotel in SD would suggest this hotel too everyone i know i love the color and design front desk host was amazing...great location..shower was awesome and the view was very cool..the windows opened all kind of cool ways...i loved it

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

Dear Roxannee, All of us at the Keating Hotel are elated that you consider us to be 'your favorite' San Diego Hotel! We are delighted that you were pleased the our dedicated staff as well as our unique style and charm. That you will recommend us to others makes our day! Thank you!

Sparks
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at the Keating. Loved the location of the property although it was a bit hidden between the Irish Pub and the Expresso stand! Once there the experience was great. Super courteous staff and helpful throughout. Stayed in two rooms: king bed for mom and dad and two twins for our adult kids. Those beds could...

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

Dear Sharon, All of us sincerely appreciate your review of the Keating Hotel! We are delighted that you and the family recognized our ideal location, and that we are not your typical cookie-cutter hotel, but with our own unique style and charm. Thanks for the shout-out for our dedicated team as well; we will be sure to share your kind...

Upland, California
Reviewed 31 December 2016

My daughter and I stayed there and enjoyed it very much. From the friendly people at the front desk to the comfy beds. It is also within walking distance of Horton Plaza, the convention center and lots of good restaurants.

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

Many thanks from The Keating for the 5 Star review! We are honored that you and your daughter chose to stay with us. We appreciating your shout-out for our amazing team! They work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. We hope you will stay with us again!

State Center, Iowa
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I really want to give this hotel a high rating. The building is interesting, the views are great, the room is very cool and clean. The staff at the desk is exceptionally helpful and courteous and the location is convenient to everything. I should be giving it a 5, and I would, except for the unbearable noise that comes from...

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

First and foremost, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It is such a pleasure to hear that you found our Personal Concierge team to be exceptionally helpful and courteous! I have passed along your kind words and they are all extremely appreciative. Built in 1890 and redesigned by Pininfarina in 2007, the building itself...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I just stayed here for three nights. He upgraded us to the Macallen suite and it was sickkk! The hotel is designed by Ferrari's designer and has that same sexy vibe throughout. The Macallen suite has its own Soho House-esque cool to it: Exposed brick walls, hand curated art thru out (mostly vintage), and a SEXY copper...

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

Thanks from all of us at the Keating for your 5 Star recommendation! We are elated that you chose to stay with us and were able to enjoy our Macallen suite. We appreciate your comment that we are not like the typical chain hotels. We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate...

Folsom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

The Keating Hotel was a great find in the Gaslamp District of San Diego. Unbeatable location. We were able to walk everywhere we needed to go. Will be back! We had a corner suite which had a huge living space and nice furnished!

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

All of us at the Keating Hotel 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 and our unique decor. That you plan on returning to us makes or day! We look forward to it!

Lake Forest, California
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Everything about the Keating is SEXY. Forget chain hotels and their silly coffee machines - the Keating has espresso machines; forget chain hotels and their pathetic showers - the Keating has walk-in rainfall showers that are huge; forget chain hotels and their horrible clock radios - the Keating has Bang & Olufsen sound systems. This hotel is in a different...

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

Dear Greg and Yvonne, Many thanks from The Keating for the sterling review! We are honored that you chose to stay with us. We love your comment that we are not like the typical 'cookie cutter' chain hotels; we agree! We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. That you...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I rate the Keating a 5 star experience. It is a well kept establishment and also a well kept secret. It was not the typical franchised hotel or hotel experience. From the design to the glass of champagne that you receive upon check-in, it was amazing.

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

All of us at the Keating Hotel are happy that you had a stay with us worth coming back to! We are delighted that you were pleased with our unique style and charm, different from the cookie-cutter hotels. We look forward to your next visit with us!

Rockwall, Texas
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Hotel is AMAZING!! Staff is excellent! Totally worth the price! Highly, highly recommend! Location is great - Walking distance to just about everything, even the train station. Perfect hotel for a romantic getaway! Recommend the Fresca Spa!

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

Dear Belle, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of the the Keating Hotel! We appreciate you making mention of our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter, our Fresca Spa, as well as our dedicated team; we will pass your kind words on to them. We hope to see you again for your next 'romantic getaway'!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Lovely boutique find in the Gaslamp. Rooms are uniquely appointed with modern loft-like touches and I love how the radio was already playing when I walked in to the room. No, it's not a common hotel brand, but that's what I love about this hotel. The staff is friendly and they make sure your stay is comfortable and attended to.

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

All of us sincerely appreciate your fantastic 5 Star review of the Keating Hotel! We are delighted that you recognize that we are not a typical cookie-cutter hotel, but have our own unique style and charm. Thanks for the shout-out for our dedicated team as well; we will be sure to share your kind words. We look forward to your...

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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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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: $259 - $691 (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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“Spa rooms are a treat!”
 of 5 bubbles debbfox, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors will have less noise from the street.”
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“You will hear and maybe feel the music from Patricks if your room is close to that side.”
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“Beautiful views from the top Left Corner room”
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“Face the street for views of the action, but noise to match...”
  • Corner room - great size!
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