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Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Suite, 4 Bedrooms, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)


Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel is in the heart of San Diego, walking distance from Westfield Horton Plaza and Copley Symphony Hall.

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

Make yourself at home in one of the 99 air-conditioned rooms featuring LCD televisions. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include laptop-compatible safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Enjoy recreation amenities such as a fitness center or take in the view from a rooftop terrace. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and complimentary use of a nearby fitness facility.

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter, the Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center (formerly the historic St. James Hotel) is two blocks from Horton Plaza and five blocks from Petco Park.

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center features a restaurant, sun-drenched rooftop with expansive views, intimate courtyard sitting areas, complimentary use of a nearby fitness center, 2 meeting rooms and complimentary airport transportation.

Guests have complimentary use of the business center, which includes a printer, copier, scanner, and high-speed Internet access. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Total number of rooms - 99 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Express check-in 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Business center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Rooftop terrace 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Video-game console 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Room service 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Climate control 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • LCD TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Brian's 24 - Open 24 hours a day, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Lobby level restaurant with street views, copper-clad open kitchen, and antique mahogany bar. Home-style comfort food prepared with the freshest ingredients and innovative recipes.

Nearby Things to Do

This hotel offers complimentary use of its small fitness room and also provides complimentary passes to a nearby fitness center, two blocks away.

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

  • Sailing nearby 


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

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

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.


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We should mention

Children 16 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.

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.
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