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The Sofia Hotel

3.5 of 5 150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Willow River, Minnesota, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The room was so comfortable and classy. Great location to walk to gas lamp district and the waterfront area. Free-yoga sessions during the week. The Currant restaurant next to the lobby was great and convenient. Highly recommend.

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BC, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As other reviewers have said, the location is great for walking to activities. Our suite was beautiful and well appointed, and looked out at Broadway Ave. All the staff including the valet parking attendants were pleasant and friendly. Even though we were there over a weekend, and the room across the hall had a big "Happy 21st Birthday" sign on... More 

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Tempe, AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for Valentines weekend. The hotel is very well located within walking distance to the Gaslamp District, the waterfront and the trolley station. The service was excellent and Jake the concierge went out of our way to make our stay pleasant, even procuring a Valentines Day dinner reservation for us. The rooms are clean and well... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel rooms are small and LOUD. Our first night we were woken by work trucks at 4:45am. We asked to switch rooms and Leah at the front was not proactive and quite rude. We ultimately ended up in a new room on the second floor respite a request for a room high up on the side facing away from construction.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First,this historic landmark has done a remarkable renovation, complete with historic photo lithograph shades in hallways. 1 block from Horton Plaza,1 block from gourmet Ralphs w deli, 2 blocks from Gaslamp, excellent location. The rooms are typical California small but comfortable,clean and the staff very helpful. San Diego Zoo,Balboa Park and La Jolla are must sees. There is a nice... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm currently staying here and I can promise you I'll never come back. Aside from a woman at the front desk who seemed to busy to answer any of the questions I had at check. I went to get ice whike my wife was out. Upon returning to my room. My key would not open the door. After several failed... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the heart of historic downtown right on Broadway and just a few blocks from the US Grant Hotel and the Gaslamp District. it's also just minutes from the waterfront. Great architecture and the lobby and guestrooms are beautiful. I booked through a third party website, so the expense was very affordable for a downtown hotel,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sophia is a very nicely appointed boutique hotel right in the heart of downtown San Diego. Walking distance to many nice restaurants attractions and the convention center! I highly recommend the Sofia for one or two guests, since the rooms are compact, but very nicely appointed and comfortable. The service is very friendly and courteous.

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Willenhall, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel twice it is small but very friendly hotel and in a great position to all amenities especially gaslamp district, concierge extremely helpful. Rooms clean and comfortable. Trolley bus tour only minutes away which is great. I stay here prior joining cruise ship.

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fabulous hotel right downtown. All of the details add up to an excellent, excellent stay. The valet guys were quick and friendly, the front desk was very courteous and professional and most of all really nice, and the room we had was superb. We were automatically upgraded to a suite which is the way to go here,... More 

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Address: 150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101
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Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Sofia Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 212
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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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