Sofia Hotel  4 stars

150 West Broadway, San Diego, United States, 92101  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Comfortable beds - Microwave and mini-fridge in the room - Noisy air conditioner
  • Hotel is pet friendly - Great happy hour - Excellent breakfast
  • $30 for valet parking - Hotel lobby is very nice - Bathroom was lovely
  • Room was small - No pool or whirlpool - Staff was very nice
  • Location was excellent, so close to gaslamp area - Staff was polite - Free internet in the room

Overview

The three-star Sofia Hotel is set in San Diego in the prestigious downtown area close to the beach and city zoo.

This historic red-brick building includes conference center and fitness room.

The elegant 211 guest rooms and suites are completed with work desk and Wi-Fi internet access.

Guests are offered attractive haute cuisine in the relaxing on-site restaurant.

Civic Center Light Rail Station is approximately 130m away.

Year renovated   2006.  Number of rooms   211.

Distance to:

  • City center San Diego - 2300 ft
  • Airports: San Diego International Airport (SAN) - 2.0 mi, General A. L. Rodriguez Intl (TIJ) - 16.6 mi
  • Train stations: San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 1700 ft, Coaster Santa Fe Station - 2000 ft
  • Bus stop - 400 ft

Rooms

All accommodations feature classic design, wooden furniture, fine linens, soothing toiletries, ambient bedside light, laptop-size safe, mini-fridge and wireless high-speed internet connection.

Double and King Rooms are fitted with ergonomic work station, 20inch flat-screen television with remote control, alarm clock with docking station, plush pillows, armchair and ottoman, coffee maker, microwave, hair dryer and ironing board.

Suites are also completed with soaking spa tub with jets, decorative wallpaper and plumped cushions.

Dining options

The contemporary Currant Brasserie with checkered tile, chandeliers, sofas, soft lighting and artwork serves innovative classic French cuisine.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Work

Two meeting rooms that can host up to 88 delegates feature state-of-the-art audio-video technology.

Broadband and Wi-Fi internet access is available in all public areas.

Leisure

Guests are also provided with yoga studio, as well as full-service spa and fitness center.

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Vending Machines
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Hotel high-speed internet access is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 34 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Valet parking
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Laundry
  • Wake up service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • PC hook-up in room
  • Voice mail
  • Bathtub
  • Work desk
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Pillow top mattress
  • iPod docking station

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request

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All accommodations feature classic design, wooden furniture, fine linens, soothing toiletries, ambient bedside light, laptop-size safe, mini-fridge and wireless high-speed internet connection.

Double and King Rooms are fitted with ergonomic work station, 20inch flat-screen television with remote control, alarm clock with docking station, plush pillows, armchair and ottoman, coffee maker, microwave, hair dryer and ironing board.

Suites are also completed with soaking spa tub with jets, decorative wallpaper and plumped cushions.

Deluxe Double Suite
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Bed type: Double Bed

Comfortable suite with noble traditional interior offers two Double beds, work station with ergonomic chair, separate living space with soft sofa-bed, refreshment center, modern bathroom with walk-in shower.

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Bed type: Double Bed

Comfortable room with noble traditional interior offers a Queen size bed, work station with ergonomic chair, refreshment center, modern bathroom with sparkling, contemporary bath and vanity fixtures.

Room facilities
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    Bed type: Double Bed

    Comfortable room with noble traditional interior offers a Queen size bed, work station with ergonomic chair, refreshment center, modern bathroom with sparkling, contemporary bath and vanity fixtures, windows overlooking the city.

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      Bed type: Double Bed

      Comfortable room with noble traditional interior offers a King size bed, work station with ergonomic chair, refreshment center, modern bathroom with sparkling, contemporary bath and vanity fixtures.

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        Bed type: Double Bed

        Comfortable room with noble traditional interior offers two Double beds, work station with ergonomic chair, refreshment center, modern bathroom with sparkling, contemporary bath and vanity fixtures.

        Room facilities
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          Bed type: Double Bed

          Comfortable suite with noble traditional interior offers a Queen size bed, work station with ergonomic chair, separate living space with soft sofa-bed, refreshment center, modern bathroom with jacuzzi tub.

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          Bed type: Double Bed

          Comfortable suite with noble traditional interior offers a Queen size bed, work station with ergonomic chair, separate living space with soft sofa-bed, refreshment center, modern bathroom.

          Sofia Hotel LocationWhat's nearby

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          • Underground stations
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          • Parks
          • Tourist attractions
          • Museums
          • Convention centers
          • Stadiums
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          What's nearby

          What's nearby.

          City Center is about 600m away.

          Balboa Theatre housed in a historic building is 900m away.

          Balboa Park Municipal Golf Course is 3.5km away.

          San Diego Zoo, the world famous zoo is about 4.2km away.

          Tourist attractions
          Popular areas
          Train stations
          Shopping areas
          Amusement
          • 1700 ft
          • Time Out Family Amusement Ctr
            2000 ft
          • Frightmare on Market Street
            2000 ft
          Museums
          • Pacific Southwest Railway
            1400 ft
          • Museum of Contemporary Art
            1400 ft
          • San Diego Railroad Museum
            1400 ft
          • San Diego Police Historical
            1400 ft
          • Philippine Library and Museum
            2000 ft
          • William Heath Davis Historical
            2000 ft
          • Children's Museum of San Diego
            2000 ft
          • Firehouse Museum
            2000 ft
          Halls
          • Spreckels Organ Pavilion
            400 ft
          • Fourth and B Concerts and Special
            1000 ft
          • Copley Symphony Hall
            2000 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Neil Dymott Perkins Brown
            400 ft
          • Fashion Institute of Design
            400 ft
          • Kelsey-Jenney College
            1000 ft
          • International School of Mgmt
            1700 ft
          • Associated Barber College Inc
            1700 ft
          • Associated Technical College
            2000 ft
          • San Diego School-Architecture
            2000 ft
          • California Western School Law
            2000 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Spreckels Park
            1.8 mi
            Orange Ave btwn 6th & 7th Sts, Coronado
          • VIllage Theater
            2.1 mi
            820 Orange Avenue, Coronado
          • Coronado Island
            2.3 mi
            1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado
          • Segway of Coronado
            2.3 mi
            1050 B Avenue, Suite D, Coronado
          • Vietnam Unit Memorial Monument
            2.3 mi
            Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado
          Getting there.

          San Diego International Airport is about 4.5km away.

          By car head west on Airport Terminal Road, take left to stay on Airport Terminal Road, keep right at the fork, turn left onto N Harbor Drive, take right to stay on N Harbor Drive, turn right onto W Broadway and make a U-turn at Broadway Circle.

          Getting around.

          San Diego Greyhound Bus Terminal is only 100m away.

          San Diego Santa Fe Railway Station is 600m away along Kettner Boulevard and W Broadway.

          Civic Center Light Rail Station is 130m away.

          Broadway/1st Avenue bus stop is 40m away.

          Valet parking is available on-site.

          Sofia Hotel Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sofia Hotel

          Average guest rating

          8.0
          out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 176 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          9.0
          Rooms
          7.6
          Service
          6.7
          Value
          8.0
          Dining
          5.8

          Individual guest reviews

          • Single

            Reasonable price for a reasonable location. The staff was friendly and very helpful, and there are a number of good amenities included in the room fee (Internet, 24h business centre, yoga). The rooms were very clean and comfortable. Overall a very nice stay!

            • Average rating
              9.6
          • Single

            Good location, clean and comfortable

            Expensive for the size of room provided. The safe in the room did not work. One of the lights did not work

            • Average rating
              7.0
          • Couple

            Excellent staff, caring, knowledgable and attentive.

            The room is rather small.

            • Average rating
              8.8
          • Single

            Beautiful rooms and walking distance to most sites in area.

            • Average rating
              9.2
          • Group of friends

            Hotel staff was professional and helpful, rooms were nice and clean, location was good for the city and the Convention Center. Taking all these into account, the price we paid was reasonable.

            I'm not sure what the justifiable/acceptable upper limit is, but I found the amount by which this hotel blocks credit cards when checking in a bit too much - in our case it was roughly the double of the expected bill, USD1500/person for 6 nights.

            • Average rating
              9.2
          • Couple

            I enjoyed how clean the room was. It was really comfortable and I enjoyed the view I had of the city.

            The bathroom was a bit peculiar. There was no shower door to really close so the water kept splashing out onto the floor next to the shower, rather than staying inside the shower.

            • Average rating
              9.2
          • Group of friends

            Friendly staff, newly renovated clean neat rooms

            • Average rating
              9.6
          • Couple

            Our stay was lovely and the staff was so nice and sweet. The rooms are so nicely designed... Very modern and sleek.. Perfect location for hanging around the gas lamp.

            We thought paying to park was unfair.. Especially if we are driving in from out of town $30 a day plus tip sucked.

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Single

            The location is fantastic and very clean hotel

            • Average rating
              9.6
          • Single

            Downtown location

            Some rooms may be noisy due to the poor quality of certain windows

            • Average rating
              8.2
          • Older travelers

            Friendly, competent & helpful staff. Rooms are updated and and well detailed/decorated.

            Room was a bit small and crowded; however, good value for the price. I was a bit surprised and disappointed that all parking is valet $30.00/Day....this was not disclosed (to my knowledge) when booked online. The valet parking may be standard business in downtown San Diego; but it would have been nice to know in advance.

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Single

            I loved the small but very cozy room and the bed was ultra comfortable. The business center is well equipped and the lobby/common areas are serene and calming.

            The $30 parking fee was excessive and extra charges, although nominal, seemed unecessary.

            • Average rating
              7.4
          • Single

            It was quiet, clean and I love the decor. It was perfect and beautiful, but the scenic view was of the bus parking lot and not very exciting. I f I was to stay for any other reason I would perfer the broadway side

            I had to return to my room because I left some items in the refrigreator,when I went down the hallway a staff from cleaning said b-y-e,it was over emphasized so it became starcastic. I just waved good bye and left, last impression is just as important as the first impression, it doesn't matter who you are! For every moment they are visible to the public the "monent of truth", should always be polite,courtesy and honesty.

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Older travelers

            The location was ideal very close to everything we wanted to see. Our room, although comfortable was very small- just a bit more space would have added considerably to the amenity of the room.

            Room too small.

            • Average rating
              7.0
          • Single

            After reading some on-line reviews, I was needlessly concerned about the location. It's located at the edge of the Gaslamp District on a nice street. Yes, the Greyhound terminal is a few doors down, and walking about the area it was possible to sight a few homeless people. Par for the course in any big city. I found the location excellent and the neighborhood seemed safe as I returned in the wee hours 2 nights in a row. The lobby, facilities and room were all quite nice. This is an older building that was extensively rehabbed a few years ago. The room itself was comfortable and in excellent condition; a bit on the small side, but only a problem if (a) you're a claustrophobe, or (b) you want a cot for a 3rd person. Excellent value.

            • Average rating
              8.8
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