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The Sofia Hotel

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Room, 1 Queen Bed | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Room, 1 Queen Bed, View, Corner | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated
Suite, Multiple Beds, Accessible | Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of The Sofia Hotel

VIP Access

The Sofia Hotel

3.5-star property

8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet-friendly
  • Laundry
  • Spa
  • Gym
Map
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA, 92101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSan Diego Convention Center13 min walk
  • Popular LocationBalboa Park16 min walk
  • Popular LocationUSS Midway Museum9 min drive
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)12 min drive
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About this area

San Diego

Near a metro station, The Sofia Hotel is in Downtown San Diego, a neighbourhood in San Diego with good airport proximity and shopping. Travellers eager for a bit of culture can stop by USS Midway Museum, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Balboa Park and Old Town San Diego State Park. Don't miss out on a visit to San Diego Zoo.

What's nearby

  • Port of San Diego - 13 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 13 min walk
  • B Street Cruise Ship Terminal - 14 min walk
  • Balboa Park - 16 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Civic Center Station - 4 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 6 min walk
  • San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Sushi Deli 2 - 2 min walk
  • Thai Time - 3 min walk
  • Tapas and Beers - 4 min walk
  • Panera Bread - 4 min walk
  • The Local Eatery and Drinking Hole - 5 min walk

About this property

The Sofia Hotel

Historic San Diego aparthotel in Downtown San Diego, near San Diego Convention Center

Property Location
With a stay at The Sofia Hotel in San Diego (Downtown San Diego), you'll be a 4-minute walk from Westfield Horton Plaza and 12 minutes by foot from Port of San Diego. This romantic hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from B Street Cruise Ship Terminal and 0.7 mi (1 km) from USS Midway Museum.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 211 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Your pillowtop bed comes with premium bedding. 42-inch flat-screen televisions with premium TV channels provide entertainment, with wired and wireless Internet access available for a surcharge. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers.

Amenities
Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Dining
Grab a bite to eat at Currant American Brasseri, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Full breakfasts are available daily from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. This hotel has 2 meeting rooms available for events. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
The Sofia Hotel offers 211 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges, microwaves and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include a 24-hour fitness centre and complimentary bicycles.
Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the on-site spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms and couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Languages

English, French, Spanish, Swedish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Pool/Spa

  • Massages
  • Spa services
  • 1 treatment room
  • Swedish massages
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Sports massages
  • Facials
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massages
  • Prenatal massages
  • Thai massages
  • Deep-tissue massages

Internet

  • Free WiFi

Parking and transport

  • Uncovered self parking on site (USD 40.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Water dispenser

Dining

  • Room service available

Bedrooms

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

Bathrooms

  • Shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Towels provided

Entertainment

  • 42-inch flat-screen TV with satellite service
  • TV in a common area

Laundry

  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Near coin laundry

Work spaces

  • 2 meeting rooms
  • Business centre
  • Laptop workspace

Climate control

  • Air conditioning

Pets

  • Service animals exempt from fees
  • Pet friendly
  • USD 50 per pet per night
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available

Suitability/Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (selected rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Lift
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility (selected rooms)
  • Lever door handles
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (selected rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Multilingual staff
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Luggage storage
  • Blackout curtains
  • Safe at front desk

Location highlights

  • Near the airport
  • Near a metro station
  • Near a train station
  • In the business district
  • In the city centre

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Free bike hire on site

Safety features

  • Smoke detector

General

  • 211 rooms
  • 7 floors
  • 1 building
  • Built in 1926
  • Individually decorated

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
The following facilities are closed on Friday and Saturday:
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 50, per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 50 per stay
Service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation
Food and water bowls are available

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

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

  • Tourism fee: USD 0.26 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 19.07 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room bottled water
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Uncovered self-parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 50 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

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

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hotel Sofia
Sofia Hotel
Sofia Hotel San Diego
Sofia San Diego

Frequently asked questions

Is The Sofia Hotel pet-friendly?

Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a deposit of USD 50 per stay and a fee of USD 50 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 27 Jan 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 2 Feb 2023 start from RM 876.95, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Sofia Hotel?

Self-parking is available for USD 40.00 per night.

What time is check-in at The Sofia Hotel?

Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at The Sofia Hotel?

Checkout is at 11 AM.

Where is The Sofia Hotel located?

Located in Downtown San Diego, this spa aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of San Diego Convention Center, Balboa Park and USS Midway Museum. San Diego Zoo and Old Town San Diego State Park are also within 6 mi (10 km). Civic Center Station is only a 4-minute walk and America Plaza Trolley Station is 6 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Sofia Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Sofia Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Sofia Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Reviews

8.0

Very good

Rating 10 - Excellent. 834 out of 1822 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 46%
Rating 8 - Good. 512 out of 1822 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 28%
Rating 6 - Okay. 260 out of 1822 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 14%
Rating 4 - Poor. 138 out of 1822 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 8%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 78 out of 1822 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 4%

8.5/10

Cleanliness

8.6/10

Staff & service

7.6/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.0/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

8/10 Good

GREGORY M

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
we were moved out of room parking limited - don't you pay enough without extra fees
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2023

6/10 Okay

Lydia

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
The rooms were so small. We were a group of 3. Perfect for couples. Personally I won’t book again. Staff was very friendly
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Debra

Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff was very friendly, professional and helpful. Accommodations were top quality and the hotel was extremely quiet. The only improvement would be the coffee service, both in the room and at the coffee "stations". Very weak, and no flavor. Very surprised since everything else was SO NICE.

10/10 Excellent

Mary

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It was being renovated

8/10 Good

Breandan

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice location!

10/10 Excellent

daniel, BANGOR

Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I love the historical aspect of this hotel and it’s beautiful and classic and a great location as well!

8/10 Good

Andres

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was very clean and the staff were always very welcoming. The property was always kept organized and free of wandering homeless people.

8/10 Good

Manuel

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The location is very good. Very close to many attractions and restaurants.