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4.6 out of 5

"Great property from another era, very vintage feel (classical, even had an afternoon tea time). Very friendly staff, clean and comfortable. Great loca ... " More

By a verified traveler on Thu 05 May 2022

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Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near San Diego Convention Center

Central San Diego getaway

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego hotel, you'll find San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park. San Diego Zoo and Port of San Diego are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, a gym, and a restaurant are all featured at this smoke-free hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, express check-out, and valet parking. You'll appreciate the outdoor pool, bar/lounge, and rooftop terrace.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$232* Per night/room Oct 14 - Oct 15

Premier Room Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premier Room, One King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Westgate Hotel ratings based on 10 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Westgate Hotel

Everyone (6) Couples (1) Family (1)
4 out of 5
Great property from another era, very vintage feel (classical, even had an afternoon tea time). Very friendly staff, clean and comfortable. Great location near both the Gaslamp and Little Italy.

Posted by , from Chicago on May 5, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 7, 2022 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Dear Mark, Thank you for the feedback. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We hope to have the honor of having you back as our guest soon. Warm Regards,

2 out of 5
The entire hotel smells really bed, including my room. The noise and the quality of the bed made it difficult to sleep. I tossed and turned all night. The staff however was nice!

Posted by , from Pasadena on Sep 12, 2021

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Sep 14, 2021 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Dear Jinhee, Thank you for reviewing your stay at our property. We appreciate you taking the time to send us your feedback and we shared it internally. Thank you for the compliment on our staff, we are glad to hear they left a good impression. Best Regards,

5 out of 5
Beautiful lobby with the look of an 18th Century European salon. The room was spacious with comfortable furniture, marble style bathroom, small fridge in room. Beautiful heated pool and jacuzzi was very clean. Valet parking was expensive and Saturday night. Sunday rate is less expensive for hotel. Close to

Posted by on Jul 14, 2021

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Jul 15, 2021 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Dear valued guest, Thank you for the review. We are happy to read you enjoyed the pool and jacuzzi in our AquaVie rooftop. We hope to have the pleasure of having you back as our guest soon. Best Regards,

5 out of 5
Lobby old and elegant, rooms spacious, view fantastic. Great location. Limited bar and restaurant hours, no mini bar in room or gift shop to purchase items.

Posted by on Jul 5, 2021

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Jul 7, 2021 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Dear valued guest, Thank you for the review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the lobby, room and view. We hope to have you back soon. Best Regards,

5 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 12, 2021

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Apr 22, 2021 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Thank you for the 5/5 review.

5 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 30, 2021

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Apr 10, 2021 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Thank you for the 5/5 review. Best Regards,

5 out of 5

Posted by on Sep 25, 2020

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Sep 25, 2020 by Beatriz Krause - Guest Experience Manager

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We hope to have you back soon. Warm Regards,

5 out of 5
Quiet and friendly. Safe with COVID regulations. Rooms are nice and beds are confortable. Great location to walk to gas lamp or little Italy

Posted by , from LA on Jun 28, 2020

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5 out of 5
The room was clean. The service was friendly and welcoming. This was my second time at The Westgate hotel.

Posted by on Dec 7, 2019

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Dec 7, 2019 by Beatriz Krause - Front Desk Manager

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your review. We hope to have the pleasure to have you back at our property soon. Warm Regards,

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 12, 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 14, 2019 by Melanie Cox - Guest Services Supervisor

Good evening, Thank you very much for your review! We're happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us in San Diego and we would love to serve you again in the future! Have a wonderful evening, Melanie Cox Guest Services Supervisor

Property Features

Westgate Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafe. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 11000 square feet (1022 square meters) and includes conference space. A spa tub, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace are also featured at the luxury Westgate Hotel. Limited parking is available for a fee and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. This 4.5-star San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 223 guestrooms or units
  • 19 levels
  • 11000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1022 sq m of conference space
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • 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
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wireless internet access

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge) , Parking (limited spaces)

Transport

  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (0.7 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Metro station: Civic Center Station (0.1 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Westgate Hotel offers 223 accommodations with iPod docking stations and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. 49-inch LED televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. In-room wireless Internet access (speed: 100+ Mbps (good for 1–2 people or up to 6 devices)) is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast for a fee.

Westgate Room - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Plaza Bar - This piano bar serves light fare only. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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/bodyboarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Health or beauty spa nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Surf lessons - nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, AquaVie. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology. The spa is open daily.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

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 on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

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

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests should contact this property in advance by email or telephone with special requests.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger 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, debit card, or cash deposit 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

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

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 cash deposit, credit card, or debit 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 is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property does not offer onsite COVID-19 testing
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are not available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff does not wear personal protective equipment
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Number of children who can stay free - 2
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • In-room bottled water
  • Concierge service

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 40 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25 per night (rates may vary)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 45 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 100.00 (subject to availability)

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

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Westgate
  • Westgate Hotel
  • Westgate Hotel San Diego
  • Westgate San Diego
  • Westgate Hotel Hotel
  • Westgate Hotel San Diego
  • Westgate Hotel Hotel San Diego

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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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.