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Found Hotel San Diego

TravelocityUS$ 128*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 132*
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Virginia
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Check in was easy even at 10PM. The first floor room was very clean, all the soft goods, and fixtures fresh. The hotel itself is old, but that is the neat thing about it. It's a cool place with a Euro vibe. The only criticism is that the walls and ceilings are thin. The upstairs guest packed for an hour...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear WhirledTraveler00, Thank You for your review. Thank You also for noticing how clean and fresh our little boutique hotel is. We are pleased that your late arrival went quick and smooth and that you enjoyed your stay! Come back soon!

Arcadia, California
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I booked 3 nights at this hotel based upon the reviews I read. There is a reason this hotel is so inexpensive. The rooms are small and outdated. There is no parking and the neighborhood is VERY busy so on weekend evening took 45 minutes to finally find parking. The next morning was awoken to person above my room pacing...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear cnakatani, Thank you for reviewing our hotel. The reviews you read are very real and the team works very hard to satisfy every guest every time. It is true that San Diego (Little Italy) is very busy, particularly on the weekends. While we do not have our own parking lot, parking is free and typically easy to find close...

Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We stayed in the Urban Flat 2 suite with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It is walking distance to San Diego Harbor where we boarded our Hornblower Christmas Lights Cruise. The place was clean and tastefully decorated. The only reason why I didn't give it 5 stars is because I had to find parking on the street as this is...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear HelloWy, Thanks for your recent review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Yes, we are in the best location, everything in Little Italy is in walking distance and there is so much to do. Typically there is an abundance of street parking for free, but who needs a car with such a central location!!...

Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is a very small hotel with around 20 rooms. The rooms are quite nice and clean. The beds are confortable and the rooms quite spacious. I had a room with kitchenette which in this case meant a coffee maker, a fridge and a microwave oven. Wifi is free and with very varying speed. Late at night, it is very...

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DSCornish, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Thank you for noting the cleanliness, comfort and spaciousness of our accommodations. Unlike most hotels who limit every user to 3 MB bandwidth, we don't, so when "extra bandwidth" is available, you do get a much higher speed that normal. I realize this provides a little inconsistency, and I believe the benefit outways the disadvantage of limiting every device. We...

Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very good location next to Little Italy. Stores, restaurants and sites in walking disstance. Hotel and room were clean but not spacious. Breakfast was average. Fast wireless internet. Rather noisy due to the adjacent highway and airport. No parking available.

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DSCornish, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

We're glad you liked us! Fast wifi is so important these days, and thanks for calling that out. As noted, everything is in walking distance, so once you find somewhere to park, there's little need for a car again until it's time to leave. We appreciate the business and the review. David.

Potomac, Maryland
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Quaint Inn with vintage furnishings in Little Italy. Three floors, no elevator. Small front desk staffed by a single young person, friendly and helpful, but in early morning (6:30-7:00 am), no one was there. I had a corner room on 2nd floor with shared bath. Room was very cold, in December, about 60F, because heater did not work, although hallways...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dear Susan L, Thanks for your review. I hope that you mentioned that your heater was out to our team. I know that I enjoy a warm cozy bed and would be disappointed were it not the case. I apologize. We will be doing a check today to make certain all are operating efficiently. Thanks for the tip on the...

Reviewed 29 November 2016

Hotel Vyvant is a bed and breakfast style hotel in San Diego's 'Little Italy.' It is nicely located - just a couple of blocks from restaurants and shopping. The WiFi was strong. In-room Keurig coffee maker was a nice touch. The hotel is quaintly decorated. The front desk staff were all very accommodating. However, the would-be boutique hotel suffers from...

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DSCornish, Front Office Manager at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Sherise, thank you for the compliments about our location, WiFi and guest service team. If I encountered housekeeping and maintenance items I too would be concerned. We are in the process of recruiting a new engineer for the property and implementing a new housekeeping inspection program so that we can meet the potential that you so truly noted. David.

Fort Wayne, Indiana
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Staff and location make this my go to hotel in San Diego plus the price. I have stayed here at least 5 or 6 times over the years The rooms have always been comfortable and clean. There are several room types from singles to Urban apartments. There is very little street noise and the area is quite safe. A short...

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DSCornish, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Nancy, thank you for your repeat business and compliments about Denise, our team and our "quiet, homey place to stay". It is truly a pleasure to welcome you and so many guests back on a regular basis to our little gem in Little Italy. David.

Reviewed 24 November 2016

well kept and cozy room's-very helpful staff in the heart of little italy. Looking forward to our next visit. lot of thing's to do and with-in walking distance The staff are great and willing to assist you in any way possible.

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DSCornish, General Manager at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Dean, we are so pleased you enjoyed your San Diego trip which was enhanced by our "friendly and informative" team. We agree wholeheartedly that there is so much to see and do within walking distance of the hotel. Thank you for staying with us. David.

Okinawa, Japan
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This appears to have been a large house converted into a Hotel. You will probably enjoy the low price and homely environment of this Hotel if you fulfill with two prerequisites: a-you travel light since there are stairs and no elevator and b- you are very patient or will not be driving while in San Diego, since you will have...

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John B, Owner at Found Hotel San Diego, responded to this review

Good Morning and Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for your review. I understand your comment regarding parking, it can sometimes be a challenge when the city is busy. Our hosts know the area very well and can provide assistance. Next time in town, please check with them if you are having difficulty. Look forward to seeing you again in San Diego!

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Found Hotel San Diego is a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel located in downtown Little Italy. We pride ourselves on providing our guests with genuine hospitality and an authentic San Diego experience. We are located in the hip and vibrant neighborhood of Little Italy where you will find some of the local’s favorite restaurants, bars and shops; and within minutes of the San Diego Airport, Convention Center, the World-Famous San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Balboa Park, Gaslamp Quarter and the San Diego Harbor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Found Hotel San Diego

Address: 505 West Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (Formerly Hotel Vyvant)
Region: United States > California > San Diego
Price Range: ₹ 5,969 - ₹ 15,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Found Hotel San Diego 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Little Italy Hotel San Diego
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