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The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

"Luxury" is quite a stretch for this boutique hotel. While the staff were friendly and location convenient, the rooms were disappointing on even a basic level - no safe in room, linens stained, shower leaked, king bed had a big gap in the center - clearly two twins with no connector. The design finishes are cheap, if not amateur -...

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

Dear Yoko, Thank you for your review and feedback. We are sorry to hear that you had some issues during your stay with us. As you experience our staff work hard to give our guests great service, and we appreciate your kind words. The experience you had with your room concerning the linens and shower are unusual, and we will...

Glendale
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From check in to check out, the place was great. We had a slight trouble getting the two twin beds after I confirmed reservation of that bed type but we finally got it after a few minutes. Our expresso maker didn't work in the room either but the next morning the manager bought us coffee from the stand right outside...

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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 we could provide an experience worth repeating here at The Keating. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service our guests receive, and we will be sure to pass your kind words along to them. They deserve the recognition! Our guests often comment on our comfortable beds,...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pininfarina inspired design at the Keating is truly unique and a welcome change from the normalcy of most hotels in San Diego. The experience is luxury from start to finish with an amazing view, in the heart of the gaslamp district & walking distance to some of the cities best restaurants and shopping.

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

Dear Kyle, Thank you for your sterling review! We are happy to have provided you with a pleasant stay here at The Keating. We are proud of our unique atmosphere, and always appreciate hearing that guests enjoyed it too. Our location is a great choice for the savvy traveler looking to make the most of the Gaslamp district, and we’re...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best time at The Keating! The location is perfect (I could walk to quite a few of the top rated restaurants and did for almost every meal) The staff could not have been more accommodating, always quick to bring up anything you need. I ended up stuck in San Diego alone and had to extend my stay,...

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

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad to hear we could provide an experience worth repeating here at The Keating. Our staff takes great pride in the quality of service our guests receive, and we will be sure to pass your kind words along to them. They deserve the recognition! We are happy that we could help you...

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keating is my favorite boutique hotel to stay in downtown San Diego. Great rooms both the stanzas and the loft suites. The loft suite is always impressive, especially if you want to bring a couple friends or biz associates home after dinner... plenty of room to relax and enjoy. The hotel staff service is impeccable, whatever you need they provide.

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

Dear Taylor, Praise does not get any higher than this! We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us here at The Keating Hotel. Guests often comment on our ideal location in the heart of the Gaslamp, but most of all our dedicated staff. Thanks for recognizing them. We appreciate your feedback, and we hope you’ll stay with...

Santa Ana
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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!

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Reviewed 2 weeks 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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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...

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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
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • 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: RM764 - RM2,240 (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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