Rated 3 out of 5 by SAM805 Charging for Parking? Really?
I've stayed at this hotel off/on for about 7 years now and this was the first time that they charged for parking. Outrageous! There is no need to charge for parking at this hotel and why now? That was and will be my last stay there and I will discourage others from staying there as well. Hotels downtown San Diego charge for parking, hotels in Mission Valley have no need to charge. Also, the “Gates” that were supposed to be used for the charged parking remained up all day and night. So how would they know if someone had a vehicle or not, guess that’s what I get for being honest. Parking at $14.00 per day doesn’t break the bank; however, it’s a principal thing for me. There is no need for this charge.
November 18, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by LellowB Unclean Room & Missing Ironing Board
When I opened my door to my room, I quickly noticed the bed was not made to hotel standards; then I also noticed that the bathroom had soiled towels...it was apparent that the room had not been cleaned. I was shocked to say the least. I called the front desk and alerted them of the situation and within about 30-45 minutes someone came up to clean my room. I actually should have just requested a different room but I didn't. Also I had to alert the front desk that the ironing board was missing as well to make sure I did not get charged for missing item.
December 12, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by PMB12 Mrs
Am Platinum for many years-- not recognized. No water in the room. Wifi in room falls off about every 5 mins. Thermostat set at 65 degrees-- I like a cool room. Was so hot -- obviously did not work. At 6 a.m. sounded like an alarm going off-- checked outside -- no truck. Happened again about 8:30-- something outside-- never saw. Explained all of this at checkout -- no apology -- just told they would look into all.
December 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by jb81 Great comfortable stay
I was very pleased to have a clean room and very comfortable beds.
December 9, 2013
Rated 1 out of 5 by Barbados39 Hotel was unclear on upgrade fees
The hotel staff needs to be crystal clear on upgrade fees and ensure the rate is communicated in writing to avoid discrepancies. My bill was 50% higher as a result.
Hotel also needs to respect and honor SPG Gold program benefits (250 points, late checkout, free Internet, upgrades if available).
I travel very often and never have any issues with SPG properties, quite the opposite. There is a consistency in the level of benefits and quality of service that I have come to expect. That was clearly missing at this hotel.
December 3, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Jimmy Three star for front desk and four star for the rest (August 3-6 stay)
Booked three nights at this hotel.
The check in process was very slow and taxing. Waited almost 30 minute to check in, and room was not available. We waited at the Club Lounge, did some work and watched Olumpic there.
About one hour later, was told that I could get my keys to the room. Yet another 20 minutes wait to get the key from front desk.
Poor front desk lady was swamped. I saw quite a few people wearing hotel uniform (suits, not in bellman uniform), and they were just in and out of their front office, seeing all the line-up, NO ONE pitched in from management team! And there were two computer stations were open for check in (three in total at front desk for check in and check out)! FRUSTRATING!
Club lounge staff was friendly and helpful. The offer was limited but nice.
Location is the key to this hotel.
By the way, no upgrade was offered to a platinum guest.
August 8, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Auer4 Disappointing!!! Attention Starwood!!!
We booked 3 months ahead, used thousands of additional points to upgrade to a Club level 2Q+sleeper suite and arrive to find they'd given us standard 2Q room. Ashley(desk clerk) tried, but found all comparable rooms unavailable. Finally agree to a K+sleeper(1 child now staying elsewhere w/friends instead). Room condition poor-multiple stains on carpet and furniture, sink drain handle missing(non-functional stopper), door lock latch was completely missing.. Ashley graciously compt us parking and a battered old refrigerator(no shelves or bars on door). Why doesn't Club Room serve bottled H20, just sodas?
Not the first time we've stayed here, but may be the last.
September 7, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by mahalo Why the negativity?
I was nervous about staying here after the negative reviews. Erika checked us in very friendly. Both elevators worked, we had a suite on floor 14 the side were you supposedly can hear the hwy did not hear any noise everyone talked about. Room very clean, restaurant very good,fitness center clean plenty of towels. We had a great week here.
August 1, 2012