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4.4 out of 5

"Great location Downtown for business and pleasure... Easy access to airport. Staff was efficient and friendly. Met every request I made and then some. ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 15 Jul 2018

Hotel Description

3.5-star historic hotel near Port of San Diego

Downtown San Diego stay

Within a 15-minute walk of this Downtown San Diego hotel, you'll find Westfield Horton Plaza and Port of San Diego. Also, Navy Pier is within half a mile (1 km) and B Street Cruise Ship Terminal is within 2 miles (3 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness center, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, business center, and valet parking. WiFi in public areas is free.

Comfy beds, WiFi

The 211 guestrooms feature comforts like pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while refrigerators and microwaves offer the conveniences of home. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include WiFi and room service.

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$132* Per night/room Oct 31 - Nov 1

Corner Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Double Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Sofia Hotel ratings based on 190 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Sofia Hotel

Everyone (42) Couples (9) Business (2) Family (5)
5 out of 5
We really liked everything about the hotel. Everything is within walking distance. Fusion water at front desk was awesome.

Posted by on Sep 15, 2019

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5 out of 5
The staff was super helpful and informative about activities in the area. The hotel was centrally located making to possible to get anywhere in 5-10 minutes.

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019

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5 out of 5
Parking garage none, parking sucks and very costly

Posted by on Sep 6, 2019

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5 out of 5
Awesome service and room, definitely would recommend!

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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3 out of 5
This hotel is very underwhelming the staff was rude from the arrival and it did not improve as the employees changed on different days or shifts. They never greeted I had to come up and ask if this where I could check in cause they were all just staring at the computer with no guest in front of them. The rooms are to small and just bland the bathroom isn’t separated either there’s just a sliding door. I was not happy with the stay not a place I would book at again to much for what you get. It was $40 shy of - $500 dollar stay for two nights and it was not worth it I’ve paid that for a hotel one over from them and it was night and day. Will not stay here again.

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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4 out of 5
The staff We encountered were all very helpful and nice

Posted by on Jul 21, 2019

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5 out of 5
Centrally located and great price. Room was very nice with complementary water, coffee and fresh cookies on the bed.

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019

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2 out of 5
Not getting the room I asked for..it was 3 of us the room that they offer wasn't even large enough for two of us to walk at the same time. ..also because of us not getting the right room we had to go to our event without dressing because we ran out of time trying to deal with this hotel..I will never book at this hotel again

Posted by on Jul 6, 2019

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business center on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. A 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Sofia Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 211 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1926
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (4.4 km / 2.7 mi)
  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Civic Center Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary newspapers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This San Diego hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Currant American Brasseri - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

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

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

A 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: USD 3.39 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 14.57 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Additional inclusions

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 15 and USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.85 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 13.85 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 38.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Sofia
  • Sofia Hotel
  • Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • Sofia San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel
  • The Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel San Diego

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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