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The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

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Santa Ana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel with a perfect location. Dudes down at the desk were helpful with the knowing what restaurants to go to and recommending good bars etc. Definitely planning on staying here againn for my next visit.

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

Dear Adrian, Thank you for your review! We are glad to hear that you had an experience worth repeating here with us at The Keating. Our staff works hard to make sure our guests receive great service, and we will be sure to pass your kind words along to them. Thanks again for your review, and we look forward to...

Las Vegas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everyone was extremely nice and helpful. Design of the hotel is very interesting. Location in the Gaslamp is excellent, but be prepared to be part of the street party until after 2 am whether you want it or not! We had a personal situation after checkout that could have been a serious problem but the hotel went above and beyond...

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

Thank you for your review! We are happy to hear that you had a positive experience staying with us. Our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we will be sure to share your kind words with them. They deserve the recognition! Our guests often comment on our unique atmosphere and our premium location, and we’re glad...

Bellevue
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've traveled extensively in the world and can honestly say I have never had a better experience. From check in with the Prosecco to help with directions, it was always a pleasure talking with the employees at the front desk!

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

Dear Candi, Thank you for your sterling review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed staying with us here at The Keating . Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, and we are happy you had a good experience with them. They’ll always do their best to make sure our guests are...

El Dorado Hills, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for anniversary and we had one of the best times of our life for one night we enjoyed city views and an unbelievably modern and super sleek room! The staff was very catering and there is nothing like it in downtown San Diego. Highly recommend staying here you will enjoy it as we did....

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

We sincerely appreciate your 5 Star review! We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed our ideal location in the heart of the Historic Gaslamp Quarter as well! That you highly recommend us makes our day!

Booked Offline
Reviewed 1 week ago

all was perfect. team was friendly. Nice peaple. Great location. right in the the heart of Gaslamp district. Room was big and clean. Bed was very cormftable . price was reasonable. Bottom line- I highly recommend it!!

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

Thank you for your sterling review! We are happy to hear that you had a pleasant experience staying with us here at The Keating Hotel. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service provided to our guests, and we’re glad you appreciated their efforts. Guests often comment on our comfortable beds and our convenient location, and we are...

Orvieto, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Keating sits near the Horton Plaza featuring shopping and bits of history. Hop-on-Hop Off city trolley is nearby. Cafe 21 has wonderful breakfasts just around the corner and the very helpful staff can suggest good eats nearby. Our upgraded room with outdoor hot tub and steam shower was roomy and very nice. The only problem was trying to fill...

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

Thank you for taking the time to write your review! We work hard to provide a unique and enjoyable hotel experience for our guests and appreciate the compliment. We are happy that you enjoyed our ideal location in the heart of the Historic Gaslamp Quarter, and you appreciated the amenities we offer including the Lazzava Espresso maker! We will look...

Grand Prairie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room is amazing and the staff,especially the guy at the front desk, make this an incredible place to stay if you're lucky enough to be able to book a room I'm sure they fill up fast. The champagne on entry is an incredible touch too!

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

Your review made our day! We are pleased to hear we provided you with an enjoyable experience here at The Keating Hotel; the complimentary champagne included! Our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we will be sure to pass your kind words along to them. They deserve the recognition! Thanks again for your review, and we...

Jemez Springs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was, hands down, the worst hotel experience of our lives. We checked in and left our luggage at 10:00am, and returned at 7:00pm. After waiting for an hour, I went and got my own luggage. The room did not have soap, and the phone and coffee maker were broken. After complaining about the noise/party in the room next door...

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

Dear Mikem, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry for the combination of negative experiences you had during your stay. Guest services is an area that we take pride in; our staff works hard to give our guests excellent service, but mistakes can be made. We will be sure to take your feedback and use it to review...

Murrieta, California
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Keating for a quick weekend get away. The hotel is clean, the rooms are spacious and modern, the staff is friendly and amazing. Every aspect of our stay was great. And the location of the hotel is perfect, walking distance to everything! We will definitely be back!

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

Thank you for your sterling review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Keating. Our staff works hard to give our guests great service, and we are glad you appreciated their efforts. They deserve the recognition! Our guests often comment on our cleanly atmosphere, pleasing design, and stellar location, and we are glad...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Keating is a one of a kind Hotel. Can' beat the location. This hotel is within walking distance of all the Gaslamp bars and restaurants. The staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. The ultra modern room reminded us of our stay in Italy. It was very comfortable and clean. Ask for the suite with the outdoor spa tub...

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

Thank you for your generous review! We are glad to hear you had a pleasant time staying with us here at The Keating. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service given to our guests, and we are happy to hear you had a good experience with them. Guests often comment on our cleanly environment, our complimentary cookies,...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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: RM793 - RM2,349 (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:
#23 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#36 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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“Spa rooms are a treat!”
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