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4.8 out of 5

"Highly recommended. I spent several days in San Diego for a conference and I was very happy with my stay at the Sofia Hotel. The room was clean and co ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 30 May 2018

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Hotel Description

A romantic stay in San Diego awaits you at The Sofia Hotel. Within a 5-minute stroll you'll find Westfield Horton Plaza and Port of San Diego within a 15-minute walk. Highlights at this historic hotel include a restaurant, a 24-hour fitness centre and a bar/lounge.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and all 211 rooms feature WiFi, wired Internet and coffee/tea makers. Fridges, microwaves and room service make in-room dining convenient. Pillowtop beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include designer toiletries. Free newspapers, free local calls and free bottled water are also available.

A pampering day can include deep-tissue massages and hot stone massages. The restaurant, Currant American Brasseri, is open for brunch, lunch and dinner. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM. There's also the convenience of valet parking.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 3.5-star Downtown San Diego hotel, attractions include B Street Cruise Ship Terminal and USS Midway Museum.

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$138* Per night/room 19 Dec. - 20 Dec.

Corner Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Sofia Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Sofia Hotel

Everyone (5)
5 out of 5
Highly recommended. I spent several days in San Diego for a conference and I was very happy with my stay at the Sofia Hotel. The room was clean and comfortable and had everything I needed. Lovely old building that has been well cared for. My room was very quiet. Front desk staff were always cheerful, courteous and ready to help.

Posted by , from Australia on 30 May 2018

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5 out of 5

In the heart of San Diego

Classy, classic and clean! Would recommend to anyone travelling to San Diego. A short cab ride to zoo and SeaWorld - perfect location!

Posted by , from Sydney Australia on 6 Jun. 2017

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5 out of 5

Great location

Pros: Location. Friendly.
Cons: All good.
Fab. Free yoga. Free city walking tour. Lovely staff.

Posted by , from sydney on 11 Jan. 2017

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5 out of 5

comfort in the heart of the city

Pros: being in the centre of town it was easy to get around.
Cons: access to the valet parking.
Rooms are clean and tidy. bathroom is a bit small but hey it is a older building that has been upgraded.

Posted by , from Sydney on 1 Nov. 2016

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4 out of 5

Elegent hotel in very handy spot

Beautiful hotel. The rooms were comfortable, though a bit small for my party ( myself and three children). The hotel is easy walking distance to anywhere Downtown and very accessible to the interstate. Parking fees were unexpected and expensive, though it was well worth the expense

Posted by on 22 Jan. 2016

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. You'll find a business centre on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. A 24-hour fitness centre, spa services, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Sofia Hotel. Parking is available for a fee. This 3.5-star San Diego hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 211 guestrooms or units
  • 7 levels
  • Built in 1926
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (4.4 km / 2.7 mi)
  • Train station: San Diego Santa Fe Depot (0.8 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Civic Center Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and free newspapers. 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 a hairdryer. This San Diego hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. 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.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Currant American Brasseri – This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a 24-hour fitness centre.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

An adult aged 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • 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 property 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.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Tourism fee: USD 3.39 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 14.57 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness centre access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business centre/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • 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 15 and USD 22 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 13.85 per stay (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 13.85 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self-parking fee: USD 38.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Sofia
  • Sofia Hotel
  • Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • Sofia San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel
  • The Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel San Diego

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.