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The Sofia Hotel places you in Downtown San Diego, within a leisurely stroll of popular sights such as San Diego Convention Center and USS Midway Museum. This 3.5-star hotel has 211 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, free in-room WiFi, and a health club. Also close to this San Diego hotel are Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo.

Dining

This hotel is home to a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service. Start weekends off right with cooked-to-order breakfast served for a fee.

Rooms

The Sofia Hotel's 211 rooms are air-conditioned and provide microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, free local calls, and laptop-compatible safes are other standard amenities.

Property features

The Sofia Hotel features a health club, WiFi in public areas, and 3 meeting rooms. Valet parking is offered for USD 36.00 per night. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this historic hotel include conference space, a business center, and express check-in.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to San Diego Convention Center and USS Midway Museum
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms
  • Onsite dining
  • Health club

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Sofia Hotel is a boutique hotel situated 2 blocks from Horton Plaza shopping and 4 blocks from San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter. The hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and 24-hour valet service. The Sofia hotel has a fireplace and offers wireless Internet access (surcharge) in the lobby.

Currant American Brasserie, the on-site restaurant, serves brasserie-style American dishes.

This San Diego hotel has a full-service 24-hour business center as well as meeting space for small groups; audiovisual equipment is also available.

A health club offering state-of-the-art fitness equipment and a 24-hour yoga studio are on site.

  • Concierge services 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Total number of rooms - 211 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 3 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 1926 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( USD 8.75 per night ), Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

The Sofia Hotel offers 211 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and microwaves are provided. Bathrooms include showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This San Diego hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and complimentary weekday newspapers; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Shower only 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Microwave 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Currant American Brasserie - Featuring American brasserie-style plates, cocktails, and intimate indoor and outdoor dining. Full-service bar.

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel provides a 24-hour yoga studio with on-call instructor, and a 24-hour fitness studio with state-of-the-art equipment.

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per pet, per night
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting 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 are 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.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Resort fee: USD 9.85 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
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • 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 6 and USD 12 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 8.75 per night (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 36.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 36.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per pet, per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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