The Sofia Hotel in San Diego, CA

150 West BroadwaySan Diego, CA 92101
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Situated in the Gaslamp Quarter near the San Diego Opera and other top attractions, The Sofia Hotel offers upscale accommodations in a 1926 gothic revival building. Guests can enjoy in-room features, like Wi-Fi (included with resort fee), designer toiletries, flat-screen TVs and more, as well as amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, a yoga studio, and an on-site American-style bistro.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our San Diego Travel Experts
  • Historic Gothic-style building.
  • American restaurant on-site.
  • Free Wi-Fi.
  • Flat screen TV, minifridge and microwave in-room.
  • 24-hr yoga and fitness center.
  • 2 blocks from Horton Plaza.
  • 4 blocks from the Gaslamp Quarter.
  • 6 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center.
  • Minimum check-in age is 18.
  • Pet friendly.

Property Amenities

  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Business Center
  • Elevator
  • Handicapped Access
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
  • Internet Access in Public Areas (free)
  • Ice Machines
  • Valet Parking
  • ATM/Banking
  • Concierge Services
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free Property
  • Fitness Facilities (24 Hours)
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from The Sofia Hotel
Check-In: 4:00pm Check-Out: 11:00am
The Sofia Hotel is situated in downtown San Diego at the corner of Front Street and Broadway, near the historic, trendy Gaslamp Quarter. Since opening, there has been an unmistakable impression among the hotel's guests: award-winning service, convenient and modern amenities, and a delightful glimpse of the past - all for the right price. Amenities include access to a well-equipped Health & Fitness Center, Yoga Studio and Business Center. The Sofia Hotel has preserved her 1926 gothic-esque appearance, proudly becoming San Diego's only member of the National Trust Historic Hotels of America. Touches of The Sofia Hotel's history, including historic photos on corridor light sconces, are woven into the property.

In the heart of downtown San Diego this historic hotel is 2 blocks from Horton Plaza – 4 blocks from the Gaslamp Quarter – and 6 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center, Cruise Ship Terminal and USS Midway Museum. Retreat-like highlights at the smoke-free Sofia Hotel include a full-service spa and a 24-hour yoga center and fitness center. Business amenities include a 24-hour business center and meeting facilities. Sofia Hotel houses 211 guestrooms with natural influences – down comforters and pillow top mattresses. Amenities include high-speed internet access, flat screen TVs, compact refrigerators and microwaves.

Only Valet Parking available for additional fee of $36 which includes in and out privileges.

Minimum check-in age is 18. The nightly resort fee due at check-in.

Pet friendly: $35 per night pet fee. Please request a pet friendly unit at time of purchase.

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"Good downtown hotel, murky pricing practices"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed July 16, 2019 NEW
The Good: Stayed two nights. Convenient downtown location within walking distance of the railway station, the convention center and many restaurants and attractions. Lovely historic building. My room was facing away from the street and was fairly quiet. Housekeeping can be quite loud, but they don't start until 9:00. Small room, comfortable bed and pillows, desk area, plenty of conveniently located power outlets. Shower with good water pressure. Safe, refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker provided. Standard toiletries. The Bad: The hotel charges a mandatory "Guest Services Fee" of $15.58/day, which covers either items usually included in the room rate (wifi, gym access, in-room safe, in-room coffee) or items of minimal or no value (two 500-ml water bottles a day, local phone calls, faxes). Just a junk fee to make the room rate seem lower. The Ugly: Don't book on the hotel website. Pure bait-and-switch. They show you a so-called "Total rate" without even bothering to mention that it does not include taxes, various surcharges and the "Guest Services Fee". It is not until after the reservation is finalized with your credit card number that all these additional charges are disclosed. Since my reservation was non-refundable (made less than 48 hours in advance), I emailed the hotel and complained. They replied right away, matching the best price I had found on another website.
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"Great Stay"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 16, 2019 NEW
Excellent hotel overall. Great price, decent location, many walkable amenities. Parking could be better.. stay away from the bus station, unless you have a gun. Some parts of the hotel could use some updating..
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Daniel M
"Weekend in San Diego"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 15, 2019 NEW
I spent Friday and Saturday nights at the Sofia hotel. The room was small but tastefully decorated and was quite comfortable. Good location, nice staff and there were chocolate chip cookies on the pillow!!! Overall, a good value and lots of nice touches.
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"My review"
TripAdvisor user rating 1 out of 5
Reviewed July 15, 2019 NEW
This is making me write 200 characters. Overall very disappointed. No comp. breakfast. Unbelievable for how expensive it is. Two white guys at the front desk I spoke with both strange, one was condescending. Won’t stay here again.
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"The Sofia, A Wonderful Place to Stay"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed July 12, 2019 NEW
From the moment we stepped into the Sofia, we knew it was going to be a wonderful place to stay. Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly. The rooms were top notch and very comfortable. And, what a fun location. We will definitely return!
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