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Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here for a night and will be very interested to see it if I make it back after renovations. It was a former W hotel and you can still see the remnants with it's modern decor. While downtown, the area is relatively quiet, which is nice. Pretty lively lounge/bar area which can be a nice start (or end) to...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment I walked in to the moment I left the experience was seamless and pleasant. Check in only took a couple minutes (even though I'd just booked it on HT not even a couple hrs beforehand), the room was spotless and very chic. All the staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. It's a 10 min walk - if...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great two night stay here. The rate was great, and since we took the train down, we didn't pay for parking. The Amtrak station is five minutes walking distance from the hotel. Check in was fast and friendly. They gave us a high floor and had the crib we requested set up in the room already. The...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the train to San Diego and the hotel is less 10 min walk from the Santa Fe station. Ali's, only few blocks away from the Gaslamp district. The people are nice and the room is clean. Only downside is you have to pay for Wifi.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay at the Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel the week between Christmas and New Years. As a Marriott Rewards Platinum member, I find myself always staying at the Renaissance brand as the staff tends to be more friendlier and the upgrades are definitely better (lets be honest, we're rewards members for the upgrades). I checked in...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel and excellent customer service. Less then $10 uber ride from airport. Excellent breakfast. Just wish the room had more charging/power options next to bed without having to move furniture. Very nice and would highly recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed the hotel, location, friendly service and room. The negatives for me was the ripped up window curtains in my room, the noisy traffic that I could hear although I was up on a high floor and the expensive $40+ parking. Thankfully I found a spot on the street just outside of the front door for no cost...

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Hello Cypressman, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am so sorry your recent stay with us did not live up the standards you have come to expect from Marriott. We do take feedback very seriously, and we love learning of any areas we can improve upon. I’m sorry to hear that you found the pricing...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was lovely!!!! Bed was amazing and soft. Loft was fun to sit and watch the city on. Weather was perfect. Front desk was very helpful. Upper bar was outstanding. They have a huge firepit comfy seats. :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this hotel, very beautiful lobby, extremely helpful and friendly staff, great room(Clean, comfy). The restaurant and bar were a little out of my price range but we did indulge a bit. The location was terrific, close to everything that we really wanted; walking distance to the Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, and the Bay. Great access to public transportation....

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Santa Barbara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While I thought the W was average, it was way better than what it has become. Location hasn't changed obviously so still in a bad part of town. Wifi is still not included in room rate. But here is where the hotel goes downhill. First it's been a few years since my last stay, and the rooms do look like...

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Enjoy a simply delightful experience at the Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel. Our luxurious sophistication provides a unique experience for guests looking for memorable moments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel

Address: 421 W B St, San Diego, CA 92101-3501 (Formerly W San Diego)
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: RM580 - RM1,697 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Renaissance San Diego Downtown Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 258
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Also Known As:
w San Diego Hotel San Diego
w Hotels San Diego
w Hotel San Diego
Hotel Style:
#35 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#56 Business Hotel in San Diego
#67 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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