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Waterfront resort on Mission Bay near SeaWorld

Bayside resort

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is set among tropical gardens and close to sandy beaches on the shores of Mission Bay. This 18-acre resort is just 2 mi (3 km) from Sea World San Diego, with easy I-5 access.

Full-service marina

The resort features a nearby private beach with marina, as well as the full-service Mantra Spa, a lagoon-style pool with spa tubs, and 5 tennis courts. Acqua offers al fresco dining and Mission Bay views.

Private balconies

Guest accommodations at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa blend Mediterranean-inspired architecture and modern style. Rooms offer private patios, satellite LCD TVs, and compact refrigerators.

At your hotel

At your hotel

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
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Express check-out
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Computer station
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Luggage storage
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • One meeting room
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 357
  • Picnic area
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Year Built 1962
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2508
  • Garden
  • Spa services on site
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Children's pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Wedding services
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Full-service spa
  • Beach/pool umbrellas
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Marina on site
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 27,000
  • Tennis on site
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts 8
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
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Stay connected

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

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

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

In your room

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

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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Play

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
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
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Relax

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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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.

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

The fine print for Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

How you can pay

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

You need to know

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
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • 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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We should mention

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. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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