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La Pensione

1.5 km from San Diego centre
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606 W. Date St., San Diego, CA 92101
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Staunton, Virginia
Reviewed 31 December 2016

If you want to stay at a hotel with warmth & character, and not in a typical chain hotel, La Pensione would be perfect for you. This was our second time staying here, it was for 6 nights this trip to San Diego. Great location in Little Italy with plenty of great restaurants within just a block or two. Friendly...

Thank Colleen L
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I have stayed here twice under the advisement of a friend. For the $$ it is outstanding. Excellent service and location can't be beat. Know that this it a small boutique hotel, not a large "luxe" property loaded with amenities. But for efficient, clean and well located lodging it is terrific!

2Thank Phillip D
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 13 December 2016

La Pensione is in the heart of Little Italy, walking distance to so many restaurants and bars and local shops. Hotel has historical feeling but with contemporary decór. Room was very comfortable, airy, high ceilings, marble bathroom. Decor was clean and uncluttered and my bed was very comfy, some would say room is small, to me was totally fine, I...

Thank Arthur010
Boston, MA
Reviewed 18 November 2016

A few things about the room were falling apart, but overall it was good. The gym was great, and even had a fancy new rowing machine, an eliptical, an uncomfortable bike, and medicine balls. The free coffee and pastry from the coffee shop around the corner was also good.

Thank madhattergreen
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located in the heart of Little Italy. So much to see and do near the hotel. Wonderful staff who are knowledgeable about the restaurants, businesses and bars in the area. Cute, simplistic, modern rooms- no actual closet. Quite comfortable bed. Nice outdoor patio. Underground parking. Will gladly stay again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Wausau, Wisconsin
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Very quaint and clean boutique inn. Staff is very helpful and readily available as well as their beautiful sweet old dog which is part of the quaintness. The only downside is the construction which was all day and kept us from being out on the balcony but that is not the fault of the inn

Thank Kidsaregreat4
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Nice hotel - great location. We were able to walk to many locations, and the train was close by to visit further locations. Close to the ocean front and a beautiful park. We also walked to Balboa park. (that was a long walk but we walked there twice). Very friendly staff and nice restaurants within walking distance.

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice and cozy place, especially for the price. Had a nice bathroom with walk in shower and overhead shower head. Loved that it was located right in Little Italy with plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby. Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Loved this place, super cute little corner hotel in the heart of Little Italy. Great dining nearby, still within walking distance of the waterfront and other attractions. We would definitely stay here again.

Thank Lauren A
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Hotel is at a perfect location in near downtown and the oceanfront, walking distance to most of the attractions at the harbour front. Hotel room is clean and modern, comfortable bed. Large farmers market on Saturday mornings, lots of restaurants to choose from right at the 2 blocks diameter. Just love the activities around there. We'll stay there again.

Thank Heidi_TJ

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Considered one of the most affordable and best-kept secrets in San Diego, La Pensione Hotel is a historic property located in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. La Pensione Hotel offers 68 guestrooms, a relaxing courtyard area, free high-speed internet, limited underground parking spots, conference room and a workout facility. After a property refresh in summer of 2011, La Pensione now offers air conditioning in every room and a new class of guest rooms called the Argento Collection. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Pensione

Address: 606 W. Date St., San Diego, CA 92101
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: RM651 - RM1,464 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — La Pensione 3*
Number of rooms: 75
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“Saturday nights can be a little noisy on the street, but the hotel is well insulated.”
 of 5 bubbles janel556, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing inside (courtyard) could be noisy around the clock.”
 of 5 bubbles Heidi_TJ, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want it very quiet ask for room off the main street, but you may lose a view”
 of 5 bubbles X685RVbryans, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a 4th floor room facing west.”
 of 5 bubbles Erin218, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“With the breakfast coupon, it covers certain items, but if you want to go for something more expensive you can and just pay the difference.”
 of 5 bubbles TommoTravels, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
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