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Kimpton Solamar Hotel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“wine hour”(93 reviews)
“petco park”(198 reviews)
“gaslamp district”(296 reviews)
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4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 21 July 2012

Cool hotel with a funky feel. Rooms are stylish and clean. Staff is friendly and helpful. The location was great! Room was perfect for family of 4. Kids loved the roof top pool. Nice free wine hour every evening. You can see Petco park from...More

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Response from Eric M, Director of Sales at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 26 July 2012

Great review Beetle04, thank you so much! Our rooftop pool is amazing and I'm glad the kids enjoyed themselves out there. I'm glad the team here was friendly and helpful for you, as it just seems to come natural for them. They have a true...More

Reviewed 17 July 2012

Upon check-in, greeted by wonderful front desk (think her name was Erika?). She was so thorough, considerate - walked us through neighborhood map along with restaurant recommendations. Seeing that we were saying for a week, she gave was able to accommodate us by giving a...More

1  Thank RotatingGlobe
Response from Eric M, Director of Sales at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 19 July 2012

Thank you for the great, and very thorough, review. I'm thrilled that Erika made such a good impression upon your arrival, she is very friendly and fun to talk to. Thank you for your stay with us and I'm glad we had a positive impact...More

Reviewed 17 July 2012

Spent a night here for my wife's birthday. Our second stay at the Solamar, but not our last. Love that the exterior of the hotel is so discreet and subdued. Located right at the edge of the "crazy" Gaslamp, a mere block or so from...More

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Response from Eric M, Director of Sales at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 26 July 2012

Your review was amazing.... thank you!!! I'm thrilled you singled out Kaitlyn on what a great job see did, as she is our intern for the summer and we are trying to convince her that College is overated and she should just stay with us....More

Reviewed 17 July 2012

I love Kimpton hotels, always have, always will. This stay was doubly nice as we were able to take our dog with us and not spend a fortune to have him and we loved being able to have him down in the lobby during wine...More

Thank teresa w
Response from Eric M, Director of Sales at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 26 July 2012

Thank you for the 5 star review Teresa!! I agree with you about the weather on the 4th of July, as I myself was all ready to hit the beach that day for some sunshine, and it turned out to be this gray and gloomy...More

Reviewed 15 July 2012

We spent a long weekend at the Hotel Solamar during a couple's getaway. We arrived to find the the entire garage entrance and valet station blocked by a giant tour bus, but within moments a valet came out into the street to take out car...More

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Response from Eric M, Director of Sales at Kimpton Solamar HotelResponded 26 July 2012

Thank you for the amazing review!!! Great detail about the property as well, if you keep this up I may have to relinquish the Marketing portion of my job to you :) Wine hour is always a hit and goes every night from 5-6PM. It's...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$201 - US$504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Diego
#7 Business Hotel in San Diego
#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#15 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#30 Family Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$201 - US$504 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Green Hotel in San Diego
#7 Business Hotel in San Diego
#9 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#12 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
#15 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
#30 Family Hotel in San Diego
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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vinaygill
11 December 2017|
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Response from mikehenryjr | Reviewed this property |
No it is not. All Kimpton Hotels offer free coffee and tea and a free happy hour each night.
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westyorkshireevo62
19 September 2017|
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Response from volcanogirl | Reviewed this property |
Your question is posted on Tripadvisor; you need to contact the hotel directly through their website. Hope you have a great stay. We enjoyed staying there.
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Sarah F
9 May 2017|
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Response from Stephanie K | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, but I have no idea about parking. I used UBER for my entire trip. It was extremely cost effective and user friendly.
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"Loved the rooms overlooking the pool and bar! Not loud as the bar is only open till 10pm"
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