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4.4 out of 5

"The suite was perfect, clean, & comfortable. I will definitely be coming back again. " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 18 Apr 2021

Hotel Description

3.5-star aparthotel near Balboa Park

Downtown San Diego stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego aparthotel, you'll find Balboa Park and San Diego City College. Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Dining, indoor pool

This aparthotel features a restaurant, an indoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas, express check-out, and valet parking. There's a 24-hour fitness center on site, and a 24-hour front desk and dry cleaning are also provided.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 264 apartments feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while sitting areas and microwaves offer the conveniences of home. Flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and other amenities include free WiFi and room service.

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$169* Per night/room Jul 1 - Jul 2

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Suite, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

City Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 10 Max

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Business (1) Family (3)
5 out of 5
The suite was perfect, clean, & comfortable. I will definitely be coming back again.

Posted by on Apr 18, 2021

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4 out of 5
We would have liked to utilize tje bar but it closed at 11 p.m.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2019

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2 out of 5
They couldn’t accommodate to check me in even 30 min prior to my check in time my kids couldn’t use pool until we got check in cards was promised a $50 credit for the inconvenience and only received $25 at check out then as I was leaving lady approaches me with a offer and she gave me a rude answer and weird face when I told her why I wouldn’t be coming back to this hotel..

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019

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5 out of 5
Lots of amenities on site, concierge service, there’s specific staff to guide us on how to get around the city and where the good restaurants are, close to almost all of the city attractions. Would stay here again.

Posted by on Jun 23, 2019

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5 out of 5
What I liked and what was unique about the property was the location and the style of the entire property. Also, the Customer Service was amazing!! There was nothing that I disliked!!

Posted by on May 27, 2019

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4 out of 5
Everything was great, I had just hoped to have a welcome brochure that gave instructions on check-out times, wifi, a list of amenities, etc; a list of what the traveler would be able to enjoy.

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Sep 6, 2018

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4 out of 5

Staff & Rooms A+

Pros: Staff, room/bed, service.
Cons: A/C and/or ventilation in the pool and elevators.
Location: Walking distance to downtown/Gaslamp. So many restaurants and bars, including Petco Park (baseball).
The following staff need immediate recognition: Gustavo, Emilio and Connor. Each of them made our stay unforgettable and so pleasant. From the early check in, to baggage assistance, to the service in the restaurant, each of these men made us feel as valued guests. The rooms were very nice and clean, the bathroom/shower was beautiful and big, beds and pillows super comfortable, and it was close to Gaslamp/downtown. The only things we did not like was that the pool area was very stuffy (no a/c or ventilation was felt), as well as the elevators. Other than that, the hotel was really great. Will definitely come back and am recommending it to everyone!

Posted by , from San Francisco, CA on Aug 14, 2018

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5 out of 5

New Year Eve in San Diego

Great experience. Great Location minute away from food, fun and great nightlife full of happy people having a good time. The resturant in the hotel is very good, & they provided a special New Years meal, great choices.

Posted by , from Los Angeles on Jan 2, 2018

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel

Pros: The bedroom was private from the living area and the pull out couch. I really liked this because it allowed me to have privacy from my colleague
Cons: The service could be better. I called for more coffee and cream and had to call 3 times before receiving it.
Location: This hotel is in great proximity to the Gaslamp District. I attended a convention and commuted everyday via Lyft.
I am overall very content about my stay at this hotel. The people at the desk need to be trained however. They dropped the ball on several occasions when I called for additional coffee packs since I was staying for a week. I also asked for 2 more bottles of water in order to have enough water to take my medication since they have their own branded bottles of water that they offer complementary and the person at the desk seemed extremely agitated at me for asking. I had to explain to him why I needed the water in order to obtain the water, which I did not appreciate. The bar area has a wonderfully large couch with a television and a remote that you can use to change the channel if you so please. I really enjoyed using this space to collaborate with another colleague of mine (one that was not sharing a room with me).

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017

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5 out of 5

Nice hotel centrally located in downtown

Hotel staff were extraordinary and went above and beyond for us. Rooms are nice and comfortable, will stay here again on our next visit.

Posted by on May 8, 2017

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About the Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego

Location 701 A St, San Diego, CA 92101

Renovations + Closures

The property will be renovating from June 1 2021 to August 1 2021 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:

  • Elevator

During renovations, the aparthotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands are also featured at the business-friendly Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego. For a fee, parking is available. This 3.5-star San Diego aparthotel is smoke free.

  • 264 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 42 buildings
  • Built in 1990
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) (4.9 km / 3 mi)
  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (2 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Metro station: 5th Avenue Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego offers 264 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium digital channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2018.

  • Sitting area
  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Marriott Vacation Club Pulse, San Diego has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices in meeting rooms
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 3 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. The property is professionally cleaned; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property uses a professional cleaning service
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Number of children who can stay free - 3

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 39 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 46 per night (in/out privileges)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 11 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.