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Hilton San Diego Bayfront

4 stars
1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA 92101
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.2
out of 5
296 reviews
Met family

Traffic was terrible getting to the hotel....need better arrangements when there is another event... See full review

  • ChristSaves
  • Sep 28, 2014
Hilton Name and Quality

Unfortunately, we arrived when there was a huge traffic problem. It took us an hour to arrive in... See full review

  • ChristSaves
  • Sep 24, 2014
High-rise luxury along San Diego Bay
When the Hilton San Diego Bayfront opened in 2008, the property quickly became one of the tallest hotels in San Diego. Today, the glass-and-steel edifice towers over the Bay itself, offering guests spectacular views of the entire city. The property features PURE Allergy-Friendly guestrooms for visitors with allergies, a 24-hour fitness room, a heated outdoor pool and a full-service spa onsite. Odysea, one of three on-site restaurants, spotlights American dim sum and creative cocktails.
Highlights
  • High-rise tower offers fantastic views of San Diego
  • PURE Allergy-Friendly guestrooms for visitors with allergies
  • Dine on American-style dim sum at Odysea, one of three on-site restaurants.
Rooms

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront offers 1,190 rooms, including 30 suites. All accommodations are spacious and modern, with furniture and carpets that still feel new. Each room comes standard with a flat-screen TV, bath products from Crabtree & Evelyn, MP3 docking station and in-room safe. Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access are available (fees apply). Pets are welcome (fees apply).

Features

The Hilton San Diego Bayfront has become famous for its views of the San Diego Bay.

Guests appreciate views from a giant open-air lobby patio that doubles as a sitting area. Guests receive complimentary access to the on-site fitness center and heated outdoor pool. The on-site spa offers a variety of treatments (fees apply). Jogging and walking paths surround the property and connect with other trails in the area.

Meals at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront are eclectic, thanks to three reliable eateries. The most upscale of the trio is Vela, which serves fresh California cuisine. At Odysea, visitors can pair American dim sum with wines from all over the world. Catch a game at the Fox Sports Grill on one their many high definition TVs while enjoying a casual meal. The hotel also features a full service Starbucks.

Transportation
  • MTS Bus (2 blocks)
  • San Diego Trolley (10 blocks)
  • San Diego International Airport (2 mi/3 km)
Attractions
  • Gaslamp Quarter (8 blocks)
  • Petco Park (10 blocks)
  • San Diego Zoo (2 mi/3 km)
  • Old Town (3 mi/5 km)
  • Coronado Island (4 mi/7 km)
  • Qualcomm Stadium (6 mi/11 km)
  • Point Loma (6 mi/11 km)
  • Sea World (7 mi/13 km)
Business
  • 34,000-square-foot event room
  • 24-hour business center
Policies and fees
  • Valet and self parking are available (fees apply)

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Activities
Pool
Exercise gym
Jacuzzi
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Wheel chair access

Nearby points of interest

  • PETCO Park: 0.3 mi
  • San Diego Convention Center: 0.3 mi
  • Childrens Museum of San Diego: 0.6 mi
  • Firehouse Museum: 1.4 mi
  • San Diego Aerospace Museum: 1.6 mi
  • San Diego Automotive Museum: 1.7 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Man: 2 mi
  • Timken Museum of Art: 2 mi
  • Botanical Building: 2 mi
  • Fleet Space Theater and Science Center: 2 mi
  • San Diego Natural History Museum: 2.1 mi
  • Casa De Balboa: 2.1 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Art: 2.1 mi
  • San Diego Zoo: 2.2 mi
  • Spanish Village Art Center: 2.2 mi
  • PETCO Park: 0.3 mi
  • San Diego Convention Center: 0.3 mi
  • Childrens Museum of San Diego: 0.6 mi
  • Firehouse Museum: 1.4 mi
  • San Diego Aerospace Museum: 1.6 mi
  • San Diego Automotive Museum: 1.7 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Man: 2 mi
  • Timken Museum of Art: 2 mi
  • Botanical Building: 2 mi
  • Fleet Space Theater and Science Center: 2 mi
  • San Diego Natural History Museum: 2.1 mi
  • Casa De Balboa: 2.1 mi
  • San Diego Museum of Art: 2.1 mi
  • San Diego Zoo: 2.2 mi
  • Spanish Village Art Center: 2.2 mi
  • Port of San Diego: 2.8 mi
  • Heritage Park: 3.9 mi
  • Whaley House Museum: 4 mi
  • Old Town San Diego: 4.2 mi
  • Bazaar Del Mundo: 4.2 mi
  • Junipero Serra Museum: 4.4 mi
  • Qualcomm Stadium: 5.1 mi
  • Hospitality Point: 5.5 mi
  • Chula Vista Nature Center: 5.6 mi
  • Sunset Cliffs: 5.7 mi
  • Mission Bay Park: 6.8 mi
  • Belmont Park: 7.1 mi
  • Pacific Beach: 8.1 mi
  • Family Fun Center: 8.9 mi
  • Sorrento Valley: 13.1 mi
  • California Center For The Arts Museum: 28.9 mi
  • Legoland: 30.8 mi
  • Cox Arena: 2,118.5 mi

Dining

Restaurant
onsite

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (296)

Ratings and reviews for Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
296 out of 296
Amenities:
4.2
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

91% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
JChung
Business
Irvine, CA
Dec 4, 2012

great view and comfortable room

we spent one night at 29th floor, even our room only has partial harbor view, it's still spectacular! the room is clean and comfortable and the staff are very polite and helpful. we'll stay here next time!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Happy in Monterey
Business
Hanover, NH, USA
Nov 29, 2012

For Business Travelers: Quiet & near Conference Center, but awkward and AIrport

The Bayfront is at the far end of the San Diego Conference Center and across from the Gaslamp Quarter and PetCo park, a few miles from the airport. in that regard, it's well-situated and has everything you'd expect from a Hilton in terms of business services. You will have to walk a bit to the front of the conference center, but it is more quiet. It's a large hotel and the entrances are awkward for pedestrians. Three restaurants are inside, but otherwise you will also be walking a bit for the Gaslamp quarter too. Our room was standard, although the handicap accessibility meant few shelves in the bathroom and an awkward shower (either too high or too low). Air on the 20th floor was very dry at night. No fridge. But it was clean and WiFi worked well. Outside heated saltwater pool with jacuzzi and cabanas was beautiful as long as the music wasn't blasting. I'd give it 3.5 stars if I could, and probably only stay there again if the price was competitive.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Lolita's Mexican Taqueria - just across the walking bridge by PetCo Park, Lolita's has great carne asada burritos, rolled tacos, and horchata.

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Dr DaveS
Business
San Diego, CA
Nov 23, 2012

Hilton Bay Front for a Staycation

I live here in San Diego so I'm a little spoiled for the views but he Bay Front location is just wonderful. Great for a stroll down to Sea Port Village or downtown/gaslamp district. This would count as our third staycation here so they must be doing something right. Can't figure out what about their beds & sheets are the most comfortable I've experienced in any hotel save for maybe J.W. Marriott. Their downside is the fees for this & that are too high and you get a little feeling of being nickeled and dimed if you want something anything....e.g. parking, room service is too high, wi-fi, etc

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: In Hotel

their 'Class A' restaurant on-site isn't very good

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Jerdweez
Business
Valencia, Ca.
Sep 25, 2012

Nice Hotel

Nice clean hotel in a great location. All staff were friendly and helpful. Room service was hot and tasty. Only thing I can think of is it costs $4.50 for a 20 oz plastic bottle of water in the room, sheesh!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Tom Wilson
Business
California
Sep 18, 2012

Bay View Ripoff

The room was grossly overpriced. I've had better rooms at a motel ^. Ontop of the price, I was stuck for a $27.00 per day parking fee. Never again will I stay at this place.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
charily61
Business
fontana
Sep 6, 2012

family gathering

the stay in this hotel was wonderful , very restful rooms and good location to major hot spots.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Laughing Lulu
Business
Huntington Beach, California
Sep 4, 2012

Good Value, Great Location

We love going to San Diego as well as this hotel. it's in a very good location. Once you arrive there you never really need to take your car out. You can walk to everything from Petco Park, great places to eat, shops, movie theaters, the mall, Seaport Village and more. It's the last hotel on the waterfront and you have a great view of the bay and the Coronado Bridge. A couple of issues this trip, it was really crowded and they must have put away their lounge chairs for the winter, plus they kept running out of towels at the pool. They would bring out old small hotel towels. The other issue this time was (this hotel is pet friendly) someones pet decided to go to the restroom all along the area leading to the pool and even a short distance inside the pool area. I notified the staff and they cleaned it up right way.. Sometimes hotel guess are not very considerate of others!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
lilo80
Business
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2012

Weekend ball game

My husband and I shared a quick night away in San Diego. We came to watch the Padre's game. This hotel was lovely and suited our needs perfectly. Close to the ball park, a good value, and had plenty of restaurants/nightlife within walking distance. Also the hotel staff were exceptionally polite at check-in.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

A great place to stay if you're in town for a ball game.

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
DOCTOR presley
Business
Memphis, TN, USA
Apr 20, 2012

Great for business or pleasure.

SUPERB! Friendly hospitality and excellent service. Room was kept very clean and the amenities were always replenished.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Historic old town

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Review of Hilton San Diego Bayfront

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
salino
Business
mission viejo,ca
Apr 17, 2012

great location in san diego

hilton bayside was a great experience. easy to get to gaslamp district (just across the street) and located right on the water with excellent views. the only negative is the $27 fee for overnite parking

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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