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Waterfront resort on Mission Bay near SeaWorld

With a stay at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa in San Diego (Beach Cities), you'll be convenient to University of San Diego and Seaworld.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Mission Bay Park and Junipero Serra Museum.

Make yourself at home in one of the 357 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and MP3 docking stations. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters. Rooms have private patios. 42-inch LCD televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. You can soak up the sun at the private beach or enjoy other recreational amenities including outdoor tennis courts and a health club. This resort also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), supervised childcare/activities, and babysitting/childcare.

Enjoy a bite to eat at a coffee shop/café, or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, audiovisual equipment, and express check-in. Planning an event in San Diego? This resort has 27,000 square feet (2508 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center, a ballroom, and banquet facilities. Parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


General

The 18-acre Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is situated in the Mission Bay Aquatic Park, within two miles of SeaWorld and Old Town San Diego. Built in 1962 and renovated in 2011, the resort features a nearby private beach and a range of recreational facilities. Besides an outdoor lagoon-style swimming pool, four spa tubs, and a children's wading pool, guests can also enjoy five lighted tennis courts, a basketball court, and two putting greens (surcharge). Boat and watercraft rentals are also available from the resort’s full service marina (surcharge).

The resort's 7,500-square-foot Mantra Spa has undergone a $5 million renovation, and includes nine treatment rooms and a fitness center. The spa also offers a retail boutique; a hair and nail salon; men's and women's locker rooms; an indoor/outdoor meditation and relaxation lounge; beachfront and al fresco services; and a private rooftop sundeck. Spa services include massages; facials; and nail, hand, and foot care. Children's services are available as well. (Advanced reservations for services are recommended).

Children can make new friends at the kids' club where they’ll enjoy organized activities designed especially for kids, or find fun in the video-game room. A restaurant, Acqua, offers al fresco dining, and adults can relax with a cocktail by the fire at The Olive bar. A seasonal poolside bar and coffeehouse are also on site. A business center is open 24 hours a day and wireless Internet access is available in public areas for a surcharge.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors -
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Event catering
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Health club
  • Luggage storage
  • One meeting/conference room
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Massage - spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 357
  • Patio
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • On private beach
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1962
  • Meeting facilities size (meters) - 2508
  • Security guard
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Swimming pool - children's
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Beauty services
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Exhibit space
  • Express check-in
  • Full-service health spa
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Children's club
  • Marina on site
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts 8
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting facilities size (feet) - 27,000
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Steam room
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Internet

Available in all rooms: Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge


Parking

Parking (surcharge), Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking, Parking limited (surcharge)


Room Amenities
  • Pay movies
  • Video-game console
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Hair dryer
  • Climate control
  • Desk
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Premium bedding
  • Phone
  • Premium TV channels
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Patio
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Microwave (on request)
  • In-room massage available
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Satellite TV service
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • MP3 docking station
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • LCD TV
  • Down comforter
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Dining

acqua - a California Bistro - Overlooks Mission Bay. New American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining available on wrap-around patio. Wine cellar with more than 3,000 bottles from around the world.

the olive - Extensive bar and martini menu and New American cuisine. Outdoor patio with fire pits.

fresco's - Poolside dining, snacks, and cocktails. Open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

aroma - Coffeehouse serving Starbucks coffee.

Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Recreation

Located in Mission Bay Aquatic Park's 4,600-plus acres of beaches, coves, and islands, this 18-acre resort includes a nearby private beach and dock, outdoor pool area, children's wading pool, and four spa tubs.

Two putting greens are on site, and five lighted tennis courts include a practice alley and tennis instructor. The resort also features a full-service spa (surcharge) and a well-equipped fitness room (surcharge).

Mission Bay Aquatic Park and San Diego beaches feature numerous recreational opportunities including surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, fishing, and personal watercraft. Mountain biking and horse riding are among additional options in the San Diego area.

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

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Boating nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Horse riding/rental nearby
  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Table tennis nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Dock on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Running track/path on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Swimming on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Fishing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
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Spa
  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Turkish bath/Hammam in spa
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower


Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Payment types

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa


General

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

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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Fees
Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 22 per accommodation, per night
Hotel resort fee inclusions (may be listed elsewhere in this description as complimentary or available for a surcharge):
  • Spa access (may be limited)
  • Fitness center access
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • 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.
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Additional Details

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.


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