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Crowne Plaza

San Diego, CA
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2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA
Opened in 1966
(619) 297-1101

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Crowne Plaza

6.7

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Decor 7.3
Mood 6.7
Product Quality 6.8
Product Selection 5.7
Service 6.7
Tikiness 7.2
Tilt 6.8
Vibe 6.3

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Humuhumu’s description

The hotel is currently part of the the Crowne Plaza chain, and thus is formally called the Crowne Plaza San Diego. Before becoming a Crowne Plaza hotel, it was a Red Lion hotel, and before that it was a Best Western. The sign for the Hanalei used to be a fantastic example of Googie signage, but tragically, it was replaced with an exceedingly bland sign when "updated" by Best Western. The "Hanalei" name was dropped when it became the Crowne Plaza in 2007.
The Crowne Plaza has been able to retain a little bit of its Polynesian feel, including tikis salvaged from Steve Crane's Luau
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The Luau
Beverly Hills, CA
Bar & Restaurant
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in Beverly Hills. It's a large hotel, and the remaining tiki touches are more scattered than immersive.
In late 2006, the Islands Restaurant was gutted, and the amount of tiki to be found here is sadly dwindling.

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