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Take a sleek and sophisticated hotel, plug it into a stack of Marshall amps and crank it to 11—now you got the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego, a Gaslamp lodging option drenched in rock star glamour and attitude. Rooms are ultra modern and come with perks such as music downloads at check-in and VIP access to the hotel's high-octane nightclubs, 207 and Float. The best amenity for a wanna-be rocker? Guests have their choice of Fender electric guitars—Stratocaster, Telecaster and more—that can be sent up for an in-room jam session (with an amp and headphones, of course). Splurgers may opt for one of 17 ultra-swanky "Rock Star" suites, including some with private outdoor decks that boast hot tubs and skyline views. Dining options include a branch of the world-renowned sushi chain, Nobu, and a hip American diner, Maryjane's, that's perfect for late-night munchies. Rounding out the experience are a fabulous rooftop pool area, a full-service spa, and a retail shop with branded merchandise and rocker-designed clothing.