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Reviewed 16 May 2018

We are staying a more and more Kimptons as we are finding the level of service is superior and the accomadations are clean as well as updated. Solamar is as expected from the time we arrived and had our room available early. Location in Gaslamp is right in the middle of the action, a block away from Petco and walking distance to whatever you want. Happy hour is a great perk. Valet parking fee is a bit steep but is the same as all the other hotels in the area. We stayed for 3 nights and had a flawless stay.

  • Stayed: May 2018, traveled as a couple
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Devin M, General Manager at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Another great Kimpton stay! Thank you for sharing your experience with the world. I'm really happy that you enjoyed our downtown location - despite the downtown parking!

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

I have nothing but kind words for this property and staff. From the first contact to the very last, we were made to feel very welcome and no request was too much nor did we feel they were going out of their way for us. These people are very professional and caring.

  • Stayed: May 2018, traveled with family
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Devin M, General Manager at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you, tazz0pardi!
I'm so glad that our teams genuine care shined through. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Stayed for 2 nights before embarking on a cruise, staff very friendly and helpful with excellent restaurant on site. Valet parking for 49 dollars a night, but parking is available at cheaper rates close by. In the middle of the Gaslight district so a wide choice of restaurants and night life all within walking distance, Swimming pool open for the summer months with bar and cabanas available. Dogs are welcome and the hotel has its own dog to meet and greet you.

  • Stayed: April 2018, traveled as a couple
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GM_Solamar, Manager at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Thanks for the review Maxonion. Glad you enjoyed our restaurant and the staff was great. In sunny San Diego our pool never closes! Molly, our Pet Ambassador, welcomes you back anytime! Justin- AGM

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this hotel and would stay here again in a heartbeat!!! The beds were sooo comfortable!!!

The reasons I give it a 4 and not a 5 are because they don’t have a closet to hang clothes and the room badge tends to get deactivated easily. But really, these are minor points.

Stayed: May 2018, traveled on business
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GM_Solamar, Manager at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Michele D, Glad you enjoyed your stay and our amazingly comfortable beds! We have closets in every single room in the hotel equipped with robes, a yoga mat and plenty of space to hang clothing. Maybe you thought the door in the room was a connecting door? Thanks for the review and we'll see you next time. Justin- AGM

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Located in the Gas Lamp district the Solamar provided the true Kimpton experience. Each and every staff member I spoke with was friendly and helpful. All provided Excellent Service and again the location was perfect. Look forward to staying there on my next visit to San Diego.

  • Stayed: May 2018, traveled on business
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GM_Solamar, Manager at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Ahhhh the true Kimpton experience! Nothing like it! Glad you enjoyed your stay and the staff was superb! We look forward to you next visit too! Justin- AGM

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