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hollywood, ca
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only spent one night at The Sofia Hotel for a work event. What a pleasant surprise! Conveniently close to restaurants and shops, this hotel is a great location if you want to explore downtown San Diego by foot. My event was in Balboa Park which was only about a 10 minute drive. The rooms are small, but very clean... More 

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Crofton, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Someone else booked me into this hotel for a large meeting, and I was a little concerned; normally I stay with higher-end hotel chains, and my expectations for this independent property were low. Happily, I was wrong. The Sofia isn't large or flashy, but my experience was nearly perfect. The lobby is cozy (with a dispenser of ice/lemon water and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully restored hotel in the Gaslight district. Lots of great restaurants and entertainment within walking distance. Our room was small but very well designed with comfortable beds and a nice bathroom. The staff are friendly and helpful. I'd definitely stay here again.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for four days for a conference hotel. Conference was at Westgate hotel which was just 1 or 2 blocks away on Broadway. Westgate is substantially more expensive but I am glad I stayed in Sofia - I preferred it actually. Nice room. Very clean. Good wifi. Coffee in room. Reception staff efficient and helpful. Very convenient for downtown... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel has an amazing staff. fantastic pricing. Loved the location so close to the waterfront, just a few blocks away. a block from the gas light district. the staff are remarkable, the front desk even recommended using Uber to to get back to the airport which only cost me $5. the rooms have just been renovated, very cosy and... More 

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Charleston
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came into town for a wedding. My wife and I flew from the east coast early and showed up at the hotel about 10am. We knew it would be a long shot to check on getting an early check-in, but we were met with smiles and a lot of help! They got us checked into a room right away and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had to attend a conference in San Diego and was looking for a moderately priced hotel downtown near our conference area.We found The Sofia and were glad we did. The front desk staff were welcoming, cheerful and helpful. The hotel had recently had a bit of a freshening up and the decor in the lobby and common areas looked... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Close to cruise terminal and very central to attractions. Had a great Happy hour. Small breakfast health food diner beside it. Quick walk to MS Midway and trolley Staff were very helpful and courteous. Took local public transit to airport

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of San Diego city center, it is a small walk to SeaPort Village. Easy access to public transport and a lot of different food options on a walking distance. Our room was very spacious, top end and very clean. Hotel staff was very helpful.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was so kind and helpful. The room was not large, but who is staying in their room the whole time? The location is great. It's about 3 blocks from Gaslamp District, and maybe 7 blocks from the ferry to Coronado. Will definitely stay here again.

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the heart of San Diego, The Sofia Hotel offers luxurious accommodations to please every taste. Weather you are traveling for business or pleasure, you will indulge in an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sofia Hotel

Address: 150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: ₹ 8,319 - ₹ 18,205 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Sofia Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 211
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Also Known As:
Sofia Hotel San Diego
Sofia San Diego
Hotel Style:
#52 Business Hotel in San Diego
#60 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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“Pick an outside corner room, the bathrooms are triple the size of the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles photogmark, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want a good nights sleep and don't require a view ask for a room facing the back”
 of 5 bubbles jacrye, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles KiwiSis, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Any room in the hotel would be wonderful!”
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