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Book your room at 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown

Room type

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Standard Twin Room, 1 Single Bed (No Television)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests

Standard Room, 1 Double Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Twin Over Twin Bunk Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 infant)

Standard Room, 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Historic landmark in downtown San Diego

With a stay at 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown, you'll be centrally located in San Diego, steps from Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and minutes from San Diego Repertory Theater.

This hotel is close to San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park.

Stay in one of 259 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Shared bathrooms with hair dryers are provided. Conveniences include desks and ceiling fans, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a health club or take in the view from a terrace. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk.

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This downtown San Diego hotel is 5 blocks from the restaurants and nightlife of Gaslamp Quarter, 8 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center, and 9 blocks from Petco Park. San Diego Bay and the Embarcadero are 2 blocks away; Santa Fe Depot and a trolley station are 1 block from the hotel.

The 500 West Hotel shares a renovated 1920s landmark building with a full-service YMCA (surcharge). A restaurant serves all meals. A common-area gourmet kitchen, dining area, and living room with a 50-inch flat-screen TV are on site. WiFi in common areas is complimentary. Outside, guests have access to a large courtyard area. Motor boating, water skiing, windsurfing are available 2 blocks away in San Diego Bay. Nearby parking is available for a fee.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
  • Restaurant
  • Total number of rooms - 259
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator/lift
  • Smoke-free property
  • Concierge services
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Health club
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Free WiFi
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Multilingual staff
  • Terrace
  • Picnic area
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
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Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Ceiling fan
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Desk
  • Cable TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Where to Eat

Grand Central Café - Located off the lobby. Casual dining. American and Mexican fare.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel shares a building with a full-service YMCA (minimal surcharge applies). The YMCA features an indoor basketball court, running track, steam room, sauna, and spa tub, as well as free weights and numerous fitness machines. Yoga and stretching classes are also offered.

Bay-front running and cycling paths are located along the Embarcadero, five blocks from the hotel. Local beaches such as Mission Bay Aquatic Park and Balboa Park offer numerous recreational activities. Coronado Beach is 6.5 miles away, and Coronado Golf Course (open to the public) is six miles away.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Game drive nearby
  • Rock climbing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
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To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


Pets allowed, Only dogs and cats are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 50

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

24-hour check-in

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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