Downtown San Diego - Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Renaissance San Diego Hotel

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • This hip hotel is located downtown between the lively Gaslamp Quarter and Little Italy
  • Rooms come with state-of-the-art electronics and complimentary Wi-Fi
  • The rooftop bar attracts locals and tourists alike, featuring signature cocktails and gorgeous views
  • WET pool is the perfect place to soak up the California sunshine
  • Dine at stylish Kelvin restaurant for nearly 50% off with this deal 

"Inspiring" --

89% (9 Member Ratings)

"The ambiance... Nice chic hotel"
Aug 08, 2016
Montebello, CA, United States

Map & Directions

This hotel is 10 minutes from the airport. Cab fare will cost approximately $19 one-way.

Rooms & Rates

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Situated between the legendary Gaslamp Quarter, loaded with nightclubs, music and live entertainment, and Little Italy, featuring some of the best restaurants in the city, the W San Diego is a stylish downtown hotel loaded with modern amenities. 

Hip guest rooms are styled in sleek, upscale designs and feature top-of-the-line electronics, including Bose surround-sound systems and complimentary Wi-Fi. The on-site restaurant, Kelvin, serves locally sourced cuisine with a Latin flair, and the lively rooftop bar serves signature cocktails, showcases gorgeous views of the city and is very popular with locals. 

WET is the hotel's bustling pool area, complete with comfortable loungers where guests can unwind and soak up the sun. Guests can also opt to kick back at the state-of-the-art on-site fitness center or with in-room spa treatments. 

  • "Inspiring, iconic, innovative and influential" --
  • "Come here for the trendy decor, upscale rooms, and central location" -- Fodor's
  • "Everyone wants to be part of the W’s hip weekend scene" -- DK Eyewitness



  • Outdoor pool
  • Restaurant
  • Roof terrace
  • Pet-friendly
  • 100% smoke-free


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange / ATM
  • Express check-in / checkout
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)
  • Business center

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pay-per-view / movies on demand
  • Safe
  • Flatscreen TV


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


  • Hair-dryer
  • Luxury toiletries


  • 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.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 3pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 12pm

Pets: Pets allowed

Cancellation: 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 3pm Check-out time is 12pm

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.


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

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 20 and USD 50 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 47.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 100 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 25 per stay
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 25.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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

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

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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9 Member Reviews
(89% Positive)
Ratings & reviews reflect verified member feedback for W San Diego (Starwood) over the past 15 months.
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Enjoyed Most: The ambiance... Nice chic hotel
Sharon Aug 08, 2016 Montebello, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Very convenient location to Gaslamp, Little Italy, trolley, and downtown; friendly staff.
Other Comments: Inability to cancel or reschedule booking; small room; filthy exterior windows; construction noise; hallway noise; parking non-existent and exhorbitant valet prices - $45/day!; lack of free WiFi in room.
Alexis Jul 31, 2016 Ukiah, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Clean, roomy and good services
Other Comments: Only setback was noise caused by guests in room next door
Cuong Jul 07, 2016 Jersey Village, TX, United States
Enjoyed Most: Location, cleanliness, friendly staff, hip roof top bar
sarah May 31, 2016 Downey, CA, United States
Enjoyed Most: Beautiful Hotel
Other Comments: Very clean,great service
ofelia Feb 08, 2016 san pedro, CA, United States

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