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4.3 of 5 guest rating
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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Corner Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
Room with view
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Deluxe Studio Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
348 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Queen Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Standard Room, 1 Bedroom
1 Queen Bed 2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Get an overview of this hotel
Historic San Diego hotel in Downtown San Diego, near USS Midway Museum

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property

You'll be centrally located in San Diego with a stay at The Sofia Hotel, within a 15-minute walk of USS Midway Museum and San Diego Convention Center. This romantic hotel is 1.1 mi (1.8 km) from Balboa Park and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from San Diego Zoo.

Make yourself at home in one of the 211 individually decorated guestrooms, 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.

Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and a fireplace in the lobby.

Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge.

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.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a snack bar/deli. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. This 3.5-star property offers access to a business center.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary. 2 meeting rooms are available. This business-friendly hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge), along with a car charging station.

The Sofia Hotel is a smoke-free property.

  • Water dispenser
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Uncovered parking
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1926
  • Electric car charging station
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Spa services on site
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 211
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Living plant wall
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used

Internet

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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary 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 refrigerators, microwaves, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. In-room wired and wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Television
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free newspaper
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free local calls
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Premium bedding
  • Free bottled water
  • Microwave
  • Premium TV channels
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Shower only
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Flat-panel TV
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired internet access (surcharge)
  • Individually furnished
  • Individually decorated
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Towels provided
  • Bedsheets provided
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • Champagne service
  • Local maps
  • Guidebooks or recommendations
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • LED light bulbs
  • Braille signage
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Lever door handles
  • Wardrobe or closet

Where to Eat

The Sofia Hotel has a restaurant on site.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Things to Do

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

Spa Services

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite 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.

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Thai massage
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per pet, per night, plus a deposit of USD 35 per stay
  • Food and water bowls are available
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International; cash is not accepted

This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be 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.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB International. Cash is not accepted. This property uses eco-friendly cleaning products.

For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Debit cards not accepted

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

LGBTQ friendly

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are not available

Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

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

  • Tourism fee: USD 3.39 per accommodation, per night
  • Resort fee: USD 17.83 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

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

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 15.85 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: USD 15.85 per night (rates may vary)
  • Uncovered self parking fee: USD 40.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 35 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 35 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.

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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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