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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Corner Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
Room with view
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Studio Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
348 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Studio Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, City View (Jetted Tub)
Room with view
NaN square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Standard Room
1 Single Bed 2 Single Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Historic San Diego hotel in Downtown San Diego, walk to Westfield Horton Plaza

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Restaurant
Business centre
Laundry facilities

Location

Located in Downtown San Diego, this historic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Lyceum Theatre and Westfield Horton Plaza. Port of San Diego and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal are also within 15 minutes. Civic Center Station is only a 4-minute walk and America Plaza Trolley Station is 6 minutes.

Hotel features

Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, valet parking, massage/treatment rooms and a business centre are on-site.

Room amenities

All 211 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and microwaves. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) and wired Internet (surcharge) are standard, as are flat-screen TVs with satellite channels.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3.5-star property offers access to a business centre.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness centre, spa services and tour or ticket assistance. Parking is available on-site at a surcharge.

The Sofia Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Water dispenser
  • Lift
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business centre
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter
  • Express check-out
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built – 1926
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 211
  • Television in common areas
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This San Diego hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Free local calls
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Private bathroom
  • Champagne service
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Shower only

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM.

Currant American Brasseri – This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per pet, per night.
  • Specific rooms only, restrictions apply
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property on the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: USD 3.39 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 14.57 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.85 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 13.85 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 38.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Sofia
  • Sofia Hotel
  • Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • Sofia San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel
  • The Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel San Diego

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms.

The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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