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91% (34 member ratings) "Charm and sparkle" -- Frommer's

The Sofia Hotel

Downtown San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego
  • A cute and quiet 1920s boutique hotel in downtown San Diego
  • A member of the Historic Hotels of America with preserved original details from the jazz age
  • The buzzing Gaslamp district is a five-minute walk away
  • There's an on-site yoga center and complimentary Gaslamp Quarter walking tours on the weekends
  • Wi-Fi is free
  • Quality Checked by Travelzoo
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  • No Booking Fees

91% (34 member ratings)

4.2Value for the Money


150 W Broadway
San Diego, CA, 92101
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Once a stagecoach company building, the 1920s Sofia Hotel is a member of the Historic Hotels of America. Cute, quiet and fully renovated, the hotel is just blocks from the trendy restaurants and nightlife of the Gaslamp Quarter. It's also two blocks from a trolley stop that takes passengers to Little Italy, Old Town and PETCO Park. The San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld are less than five miles away.

The hotel's updated rooms feature fine bed linens, contemporary decor and free Wi-Fi access. It also has a 24-hour yoga center and an American-style bistro, Currant. The hotel hosts free walking tours of the Gaslamp Quarter on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

From the press:
  • "The historic Sofia has 212 rooms so fashionable you’d never guess it’s right down the block from the Greyhound station" -- Lonely Planet


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Coffee / tea-making facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • Parking (fees apply)
  • Valet service (fees apply)
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


  • Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details

  • Pets allowed Check-in time starts at 4pm Check-out time is 11am

    You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed.Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.

    Know Before You Go
    • This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Breakfast fee: between USD 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
    • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 9.98 per night (rates may vary)
    • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 9.98 per night (rates may vary)
    • Self parking fee: USD 34 per night
    • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
    • Pet fee: USD 25 per night
    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
    Mandatory Fees and Taxes

    You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:

    • 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 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.

Getting there

The hotel is a 10-minute drive from the San Diego International Airport.


  • 150 W Broadway
  • San Diego, CA, 92101
  • United States

Customer Service

Prefer to book over the phone?

Tel: 1-877-966-0000

Mon-Fri 9am-9pm ET, Sat-Sun 12pm-8pm ET

Questions? Check out our FAQs or give us a call.

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

You will pay the hotel in the hotel's local currency. The rate displayed (in CAD) is an estimate based on today's currency exchange rate.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

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