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4.2 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
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Corner Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
Room with view
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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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 Double Sofa Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, City View
Room with view
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Standard Room
1 Twin Bed 2 Twin 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
Restaurant
Business center
Laundry facilities

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 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from Old Town San Diego State Park.

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.

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.

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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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a restaurant. 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.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Water dispenser
  • Elevator
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • Electric car charging station
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Year Built - 1926
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Food and water bowls
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • Spa services on site
  • Luggage storage
  • ATM/banking
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Total number of rooms - 211
  • Television in common areas
  • 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

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet 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. 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 bottled water and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

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

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:00 AM and 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 Things to Do

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

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • 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 note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • 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

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 uses eco-friendly cleaning products

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

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

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. 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 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

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

No rollaway/extra beds available

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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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 30 per person (approximately)
  • 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)
  • Self parking fee: USD 38.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 38.00 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).

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