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Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Hotel was awesome. The colors are great, makes the Hotel pop out!! There were a lot of restaurants and bars close the hotel so it was nice to be able to walk around and find new places. The only thing that would have made it nicer would have been if they had opened the Bar downstairs in the hotel.

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

Dear Ryan, Thank you for taking the time to review The Keating Hotel. We are very appreciative of your fantastic 5 Star review! Thank you for mentioning our unique color scheme as well as our great location in the heart of the Gaslamp DIstrict We look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 22 February 2016

This hotel could really use some tlc. Too bad because you can tell is was once amazing and has just not been maintained over the years. I have been put in the same run down dumpy room twice now and i won't go back because of this. Definitely consider one of the many modern hotels in the area.

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Seth - Thank you for taking the time to review your last stay at the hotel. We appreciate your feedback and can assure you that it does not fall on unwilling ears. We value our repeat guests and their feedback on the evolution of the hotel. I encourage you to reach out to me directly during your next visit to...

Graz, Austria
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Something different on design. Small nice hotel with nice employees. 10 minutes footwslk to the conference center. Perfect bar at the entrence ( not part of the Keating) but every day with perfect live music.

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

Dear Stephan, All of us at the Keating Hotel greatly appreciate your excellent review! We are happy that you enjoyed our property's unique design and decor, as well as our convenient location in the heart of the Gaslamp District. The fact that you are a repeat guest means a lot. We look forward to your fourth visit with us.

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 21 February 2016

I stayed at The Keating Hotel for Mardi Gras in San Diego and IT. WAS. AWESOME!! The hotel was perfectly situated right next to all the action. Leave the car at home. Everything you need is right next door. That staff was incredible. They treated us like royalty. We are planning on making this an annual thing and know we...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

I stayed here Valentine's weekend with my boyfriend and will admit that I had some concerns based on previous reviews. I will say that we had an amazing experience overall! All staff members were extremely friendly, the rooms were well kept, and I wasn't incorrectly charged for anything like others had previously claimed. The hotel itself was uniquely and beautifully...

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

Dear Rio, Thank you so much for your Five Star review of the Keating Hotel! We are so pleased to hear how much you and your boyfriend enjoyed your Valentin's Day weekend with us. We appreciate you recognizing our hard working staff as well as the unique decor of the hotel. The fact that you would stay with us again...

Downey
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The sheets and comforter were dirty, the speakers were blown out, the expresso machine did not work, the iron was dirty and dirtied my shirt. The only good thing about the hotel was the location, we were surrounded by bars and lounges.

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Andi C, Front Office Manager at The Keating Hotel by Pininfarina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are so glad to hear how much you enjoyed our close proximity to the local restaurants and nightlife in the Gaslamp District. While monetary compensation can never replace a missed opportunity to wow our guests, I appreciate you taking the time to speak with me upon departure...

Gardner
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The Keating is and interesting hotel to say the least. It is stylish however that styling is starting to show its age by being slightly tattered around the edges. Don't come here as a businessman, it is more for couples, college kids or fun seekers. The rooms are comfortable but the desk and chair are virtually worthless. The staff is...

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

Dear Dana, We are happy to have rectified this situation with you. Thanks again for complimenting our staff, and we are glad that you will return to stay with us again in the future.

Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Our stay at the Keating was exceptional. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff and a glass of champagne, a welcome treat after 14 hours in the airport. The hotel itself is really unique and industrial but very nice. Extremely clean, comfortable beds, turn down service, lacks a little privacy so not for families and being in the heart...

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

We at the Keating Hotel appreciate your excellent 5 Star review, you made our day! We are happy that you enjoyed your room, the champagne, and found our beds very comfortable. In addition, you recognized that our ideal location allows our guests to take advantage of everything that the Gaslamp District has to offer. We look forward to seeing you...

New York
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We came for Valentine's Day weekend, from Canada. The room was spacious, clean, beautiful. The staff was super friendly and helpful. The room had a very modern, industrial feel. There was a lot of "urban chatter" as they like to say. It went late every night, but we are deep sleepers and it didn't bother us a bit. It was...

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

Dear Jess, Thank you so much for your sterling review of the Keating Hotel! We are so pleased to hear how much you and your fiancée enjoyed your Valentin's Day weekend with us. We are happy that you appreciated our close proximity to all the local nightlife, dining and sightseeing in the area. We love it when guests such as...

El Centro
Reviewed 12 February 2016

If you have tickets to an event at the Balboa Theater, you must book that night at the Keating. You will have a nice stroll of 5 minutes in a great neighborhood with wonderful bistros, cafes, bars and you will be glad you went. It is a great deal.

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

Dear Phil, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of the Keating Hotel. All of us are blushing! We are happy that you were pleased with our location within the heart of the Gaslamp District with all there is to do, along with being a short ride to beautiful Balboa Park. We hope to see you again...

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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: €128 - €338 (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
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#24 Spa Hotel in San Diego
#38 Luxury Hotel in San Diego
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“Beautiful views from the top Left Corner room”
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“Great location in the gaslamp...may not be for the travellers looking for a quiet place as it can be rowdy on the streets with partygoers on the weekend”
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