4.4 out of 5

With a stay at Kimpton Solamar Hotel, you'll be centrally located in San Diego, minutes from Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center.

This 4-star hotel is close to Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 235 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and DVD players. Your bed comes with down comforters and Frette Italian sheets. 55-inch LCD televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Treat yourself with body treatments and facials. If you're looking for recreational opportunities, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and wedding services.

Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Meet other guests and eat at a complimentary reception. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a poolside bar. Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a 24-hour business center, and express check-out. Planning an event in San Diego? This hotel has 5009 square feet (465 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms.

Property Features

As a guest of Kimpton Solamar Hotel, you'll find an outdoor pool, a spa tub, a 24-hour fitness center, and complimentary bicycles. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A free manager's reception is offered. WiFi and wired Internet are available in public spaces for a fee.

Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 5009 square feet (465 square meters) and includes conference space. A rooftop terrace, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the eco-friendly Kimpton Solamar Hotel. For a fee, parking is available.

This 4-star San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 235 guestrooms or units
  • 10 levels
  • 9 conference rooms
  • 5009 sq ft of conference space
  • 465 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 2005
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Manager's reception (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per day ), Wired internet access ( USD 12.99 per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 12.99 per day ), Wired high-speed internet ( USD 12.99 per day )

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Kimpton Solamar Hotel offers 235 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. 55-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

In-room wired and wireless high-speed Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and laptop-compatible safes. Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

The hotel hosts a free manager's reception on select days.

JSix Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, brunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

LOUNGEsix - This poolside restaurant serves dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a full breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10:30 AM for a surcharge. The hotel hosts a free manager's reception for you to enjoy. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

A 13,000-square-foot deck on the fourth floor houses an outdoor splash pool with teak lounge chairs, cabanas, and a poolside bar. Open 24 hours, the adjacent fitness center provides an elliptical machine, a treadmill, a stationary bicycle, a Universal gym, free weights, and exercise balls. Flat-screen TVs and headphones are mounted on each cardio machine.

One mile away, the Embarcadero recreation area has jogging trails and bike, boat, and kayak rentals. Within two miles of the hotel, the 1,200-acre Balboa Park has two golf courses and a driving range, 13 museums, and the San Diego Zoo. Surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, sailing, and other water activities are available at local beaches and Mission Bay Aquatic Park, eight miles from the hotel.

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 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 

Spa Services

  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 20 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets are welcome and stay free

Policies

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

A cash deposit or 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: USD 100.00 per night
  • Destination fee: USD 22.44 per accommodation, per night
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 8 and USD 16 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: USD 12.99 per day (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 49.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Solamar
  • Solamar
  • Solamar Hotel
  • Solamar San Diego

You should know

Children 17 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.