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The Sofia Hotel

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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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Salt Lake City
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10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location downtown SD. As other reviewers mentioned, the rooms are small but well appointed and finished. Staff was courteous and very helpful. For being out and about town almost perfect. If you plan on spending a great amount of time in your room you may want to seek out another location- the attached restaurant - Currant - is so... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the second time I have stayed at this hotel. This is a great hotel. The location is excellent- right in the heart of everything. When I arrived with a friend during this visit, it was pretty late (around midnight). The front desk staff was friendly. When we got to our room, there was a minor issue. The stopper... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love staying here. This is our 3rd visit. Call direct for best rate. Well run, very friendly, and so convenient ( see other reviews). Rooms are not large, but if you've just come off a cruise ship you won't notice! They are very well appointed, and comfortable beds. Yoga, WiFi, guided tour, water bottles, newspaper, snacks, all included. Comfortable spacious... More 

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Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sofia Hotel is very convenient. If you arrive at SAN before 11:00 p.m., and it is just 1 or 2 people consider taking the bus. The bus is 2.25 and stops right in front of the hotel. It is less expensive and environmentally friendly. The hotel is convenient to the Gas Lamp District and convention center. One really nice... More 

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Willow River, Minnesota, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

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 February 17, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

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 February 15, 2015

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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