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Pacifica Hotel Reviews

551 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

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81%

Rating
76 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 70%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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66%

The staff at the front desk of the hotel made this an enjoyable stay. Also right in the heart of the gas lamp district and only a few blocks away from the conference centre.

  • 4th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


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66%

no air conditioning


91%

safe, convenient location, friendly and helpful staff, pleasant stay, wifi a little slow but no problem really, bathrooms clean, stayed for 3 days and enjoyed it. good value, private,


26%

There was noone on duty for at least 1 and ahalf hrs. It should not be in data base. This is textbook definition of flophouse. Very bad experience. There were 2 old drunks walking around making noise. No security person. No one on front desk. No note. No place to sit down. I wouldn't go back there for free.


94%

Excellent location, a bit old but clean. Staff is very strict on the "no visits" policy.


83%

Fair price and super location.


71%

Great location? Check. Clean bathrooms? Check Bed bugs? ... check. ...and very unfortunate, as I may otherwise well have recommended the place, 'cause you really can't beat the price. Luckily the bugs revealed themselves before I got to bed, so I was able to change rooms (the manager was really helpful, even though it was already past midnight), and thus escaped a really close encounter. Stayed three nights in a new room without seeing a single bug, but the experience was still ruined for me.


80%

Pleasant stay, thank you


83%

I had an enjoyable stay, very clean and safe and excellent location. I wish they'd had a 'sitting room' or common facilities as I was hoping to meet other lone travellers, but it was more like a hotel than a hostel, and I rarely saw any other guests. apart from that, 'd highly recomment it for the price.I

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We have small library with table & chairs for all the guests on the second floor under the huge beautiful sky light with lots sun light during the day hours.

34%

The room smell and noisy. I was there in the cold weather. No heater is on. If I could do it again, I wouldn't go to this place ever.

  • 6th Jan 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Thailand
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


40%

The Hostel smells. Your customer service sucks. Your decor is outdated.


60%

I think there are better places in the city for the same amount of money.


54%

The hostel rooms are not very clean. I stayed in the hostel for over a week and not one day my room was cleaned. The facilities are poor. There is no kitchen, only a microwave.

  • 26th Oct 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

This is a great hostel, extremely close to the convention center, secure, clean, with free internet access. It is a GREAT value. I would stay here again.


100%

Great place, great location, clean, and humble furnishings. All you need ;)


74%

The location is the key at this hotel. Right in the heart of gaslamp quarter at an unbeatable price. Rooms are small and very basic, but they were clean & the bathrooms were recently remodeled.


97%

Staff was very welcoming and nice. I needed a razor and shaving cream and the attendant gave me a razor and let me use her husbands barbasol shaving cream I thought that was a very nice touch :)

  • 8th Sep 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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Dear Roy, We are in the HOSPITALITY business where We treat our guests as our own house guest as in our oldest VEDANT culture in old SANSKRIT scripts says " Athity Devo Bhavah" literely means our Guest is our GOD. Thanks for your kind and sweet comments.We thanks and appreciate your patronizeation.

54%

very small room, no air condition, no fridge, no bathroom door (curtain), no cleaning of the room during the stay

  • 19th Aug 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


74%

We were in a small room, and where are there was a mini fridge and a tv, there was no fan of any kind or air conditioner. We actually checked out very early due to being unable to sleep more than a few hours.

  • 11th Aug 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • StephanieRose
  • USA
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

It's a nice hotel right in the middle of everything in Gaslamp Quarter. The staff is the nicest ever (they let us check in 3 hours before the usual check-in time and kept our bikes in a room for the night). The forniture in the room is kind of old, but the restrooms are very new and everything is very very clean. I had a double room ensuite so I can't provide any information abut the shared restrooms. Highly recomended!

  • 9th Aug 2012
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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