4.3 out of 5

Chic, historic hotel in heart of downtown San Diego

Located in San Diego, The Sofia Hotel is minutes from Westfield Horton Plaza and San Diego Opera.

This romantic hotel is close to San Diego Convention Center and Balboa Park.

Make yourself at home in one of the 211 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your room comes with a pillowtop bed. Wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary, and flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a health club, or other amenities including wireless Internet access (surcharge) and concierge 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). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Sofia Hotel is a boutique hotel situated 2 blocks from Horton Plaza shopping and 4 blocks from San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and 24-hour valet service. The Sofia hotel has a fireplace and offers wireless Internet access (surcharge) in the lobby.

Currant American Brasserie, the on-site restaurant, serves brasserie-style American dishes.

This San Diego hotel has a full-service 24-hour business center as well as meeting space for small groups; audiovisual equipment is also available.

A health club offering state-of-the-art fitness equipment and a 24-hour yoga studio are on site.

  • Concierge services 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 211 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1926 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 8.75 per night ), Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

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

Breakfast

On weekends, start your day with a cooked-to-order breakfast for a surcharge. You can order up room service during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel provides a 24-hour yoga studio with on-call instructor, and a 24-hour fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment.

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

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

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets: USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Certain rooms only
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel 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.

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 9.85 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • 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 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 8.75 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 36.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

You should know

Pets are welcome in specific rooms only, which can be requested by contacting the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation (please see the Fees section for related charges).

Awards & Affiliations

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

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