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83 out of 100

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Kimpton Alma - San Diego, an IHG Hotel

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8.3

Good (384 ratings)

San Diego, United States - 

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910 m Petco Park

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1.05 km San Diego Convention Center

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1.19 km Waterfront Park

Hotel Overview

Kimpton Alma - San Diego is a hotel that generally receives positive feedback from guests. Its prime location, distinctive style, and attentive service are frequently mentioned in reviews. However, like any establishment, it has its areas of criticism as well. Based on user feedback, here are the highlighted pros and cons.

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Hotel highlights

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Property

Location

  1. Prime Location: Situated in a vibrant area, making it convenient for guests to explore local attractions.
  2. Unique Decor: The hotel boasts a distinct style and ambiance that many guests find appealing.
  3. Attentive Staff: Employees receive praise for their friendly and helpful nature.
  4. Comfortable Rooms: Guests often compliment the comfort and cleanliness of the rooms.
  5. Amenities: The variety of amenities available, like a pool and gym, add value to guests' stays.
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Area for improvement

  1. Parking Challenges: Finding parking can be difficult, often leading to additional costs for guests.
  2. Noise Levels: Some guests have reported issues with noise from both inside and outside the hotel.
  3. Rates: There are occasional concerns about the cost of staying at the hotel, especially during peak seasons.
  4. Service Inconsistencies: While many staff members are praised, there have been instances of less-than-stellar service.
  5. Room Size: A few guests find the rooms to be smaller than expected.

Amenities

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Parking available

Parking available

Laundry

Laundry

Restaurant

Bar

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Score icon8.3

RateScore

Total 384 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.7

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8.4

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8.0

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4.4/5

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4.0/5

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agoda

3 Reviews

9.7 / 10

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booking

264 Reviews

8.4 / 10

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expedia

64 Reviews

8.0 / 10

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google

23 Reviews

4.4 / 5

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tripadvisor

30 Reviews

4.0 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Property

Location

Bar

Breakfast

Food

Amenities

Atmosphere

Service was mentioned 15 times

20% Negative80% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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W J1 month ago
5/5Google icon

I had a fantastic first-time experience at San Diego Kimpton. The hotel is impeccably clean, and my room was truly delightful. The staff is not only friendly but also very efficient. While some may express concerns about the valet overnight parking price, I found it reasonable, and the valet staff impressed me with their efficiency and great service. Without a doubt, I would choose to stay with them again.

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Sunshine8250522 months ago

This hotel was advised by a friend! And she was right, the hotel has great service and the beds are fantastic.||We were surprised by the wine hour (starts at 5 o clock) and the amazing breakfast. For dinner I would recommend the burger, especially the bun is fo die for!||Sales Manager Yesika was especially very friendly and helpful. Be sure to book here! Even the prices okay.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 211

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Number of floors 20

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 2008

WiFi Quality

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Idle

14

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143

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86

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Petco Park

910 m

San Diego Convention Center

1.05 km

Waterfront Park

1.19 km

B Street Cruise Ship Terminal

1.26 km

Seaport Village

1.26 km

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Getting around

5th Avenue Station

Nearby

San Diego Santa Fe Depot

770 m

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Airports Nearby

San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN)

6 km

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Restaurants

The Lobby

Nearby

Crab Hut

Nearby

Grant Grill

140 m

Curadero

Nearby

The Local Eatery

Nearby

Street View

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Daytime safety

78 out of 100

Safe

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Nighttime safety

53 out of 100

Risky

San Diego safety index

Safety

Crime

83

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

83 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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69

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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88

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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71

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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70

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

41

Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

41 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

52

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Mugging or robbery  35/100

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Car theft  40/100

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Car break-ins  51/100

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Home break-ins  39/100

Violent crime severity

Low

39

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Physical attacks  33/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  22/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

44

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Insult or harassment in public  36/100

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Corruption or bribery  38/100

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Drug problem  54/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.9 - $2.7

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Coffee

$2.7 - $7.3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $3.3

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$12.8 - $45.7

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.3 - $3.7

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1.6 - $3.4

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$54.8 - $146.1

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$7.3 - $18.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$9.1 - $13.7

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $4.1

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Public transport, monthly pass

$65.7 - $90.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.5

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$36.5 - $161.6

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$36.5 - $182.6

Weather In San Diego

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Precipitation In San Diego

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.59

PM1019

34

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 16:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome

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