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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall this is a charming restored hotel. Staff was good, Car valet does take a few minutes so plan accordingly before leaving your room. The rooms are small unless you spring for the larger rooms. My room was clean and comfortable. It served the purpose for sleeping, hygiene and location. I didn't go to stay in the room. Something that...

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Visalia, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took a chance on a great price-line deal on this room at the Ramada. Turned out to be just as it was advertised. The bed was comfortable, the staff helpful and the location perfect. The hotel restaurant had excellent food. The only drawback was and antiquated elevator with the old style accordion doors, kinda hard to get in or...

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings 325fredg, Thank you for choosing the Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center for your San Diego vacation. I am pleased that we have consistently provided you with excellent customer service, and a guestroom that makes you feel right at home. Your satisfaction is of utmost importance, and I appreciate your complimentary review. We will look forward to seeing you again! Best...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel met my expectations of a 3-star hotel. The room was clean and cozy, and the bed was comfortable. To my understanding, the hotel layout has not been updated since it's opening in the early 1900's and has the original elevator as well- which was pretty cool! That being said, the room itself and the bathroom was rather small,...

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings mplstraveler86, Thank you for providing such positive feedback on your recent stay at the Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center. We are delighted that you enjoyed the attention to detail we put in place to keep the historic feel but with the modern conveniences. I would like to apologize that it took quite some time for the shuttle to retrieve you...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My stay here was an accident, as I had originally meant to stay at the other convention center hotel farther north. It turned out perfectly however, because when we were done for the day, we were so much closer to everything that downtown had to offer! The hotel was nice, though the layout was confusing. The building is old and...

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings Glenn S, Thank you for choosing the Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center for your recent visit to San Diego. I am pleased that we have consistently provided you with excellent customer service, and a guestroom that makes you feel right at home. Your satisfaction is of utmost importance, and I appreciate your complimentary review. We will look forward to seeing...

Santa Ana, California
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lith, il
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a lot of charm because it about 100 years old. There are only two elevators in the hotel (10 stories) and they are slow for todays standards.

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings theodorem564, Thank you for your recent stay with us here in San Diego. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the charm of our historic hotel, as we strive to preserve the history of our building. Our elevators are the original elevators from when the hotel was built and we can certainly understand that they are slower than most...

Dayton, OH
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to a change in our travel plans we booked here because it was centrally located. That is the good and bad thing. Unknown to us at the time, The Gaslamp District is Party Cental. That means a very loud and crazy street scene until the early morning hours. This hotel is of the charming, gentrified variety. That being said...

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Greetings DAYMark, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your San Diego vacation. We are delighted to hear that our staff was friendly and professional as we strive to provide the best in service. We are located in the entertainment district of downtown and we know it can definitely we noisy. I would like to apologize for the noise that...

Norwalk, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in great location , staff is friendly. Rooms are pretty cool. Building is a lil old but I like that it's different. You can see the whole city from the rooftop

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Ashley V, Front Office Manager at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center, responded to this review

Greetings 399abigailj, Thank you for choosing our hotel for your San Diego vacation. I am pleased that we have consistently provided you with excellent customer service, and a guestroom that makes you feel right at home. Your satisfaction is of utmost importance, and I appreciate your complimentary review. We will look forward to seeing you again! Best Regards, Ashley

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The hotel was clean, contemporary, and offered great services. And the staff was friendly, offering tips and advice on what to do and what to see. The ferry to Coronado was inexpensive and just a short walk away. The Gaslamp district was also just a short walk and offered many different dining experiences, bars, and shopping! But, seeing the seals...

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Greetings, Thank you for providing such positive feedback on your recent stay at the Historic Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center. We strive to provide the best in hospitality and are delighted to know that our staff was friendly and helpful! I will be sure to forward your comments regarding the to the appropriate department to ensure this is taken care of....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This boutique style hotel is centrally located in San Diego's exciting Gaslamp Quarter. We invite you to step back in time to the elegant comforts, friendly hospitality and impeccable service of a bygone era. Opened in 1913 as the St. James Hotel, San Diego's original high-rise luxury hotel, our beautifully restored property is an oasis of historic style for leisure and business travelers. We are 6 1/2 blocks from San Diego's waterfront convention center. It's a pleasant 7 minute walk from the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center

Address: 830 6th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel St. James)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: €103 - €261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center 3*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Ramada Inn & Suites Gaslamp/ Hotel San Diego
Ramada Inn And Suites Gaslamp/Convention Center
Ramada Inn San Diego
Ramada San Diego
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#74 Family Hotel in San Diego
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“Gas Lamp District is party central. Dance clubs can be heard from the 5th floor room. Wasn't obnoxiously loud, tired enough fell asleep.”
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 of 5 bubbles , 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“I think some sides of the building were more noisy than others since they were by the downtown streets.”
 of 5 bubbles X1631ALglenns, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book in advance. Don't expect much. Go out and do stuff. You're in Gaslamp.”
 of 5 bubbles , 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get an upper floor that's not facing the street.”
 of 5 bubbles JenniferHerzog, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on a high floor. Sometimes the party outside goes late, so higher is better.”
 of 5 bubbles BillE694, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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