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The Sofia Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
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Ranked #97 of 269 hotels in San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2007
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2007

Stayed at the Sofia Hotel the end of April through May 1, 2007. I was skeptical that the place would be acceptable given recent renovations but rooms in San Diego were tight. I was pleasantly surprised. As other reviewers pointed out, the hotel is near the bus station and one can expect the associated traffic. (Then again, the Westgate where... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2007

I stayed at the Sofia on a recent weekend trip to San Diego and had a great time. Its in a great location and the staff was superb - extremely friendly - each one greeted us every time we returned - and very helpful for area information. The hotel is very sleek and rooms were kept clean. The gym was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2007

I recently stayed here for a quick vacation a couple weeks ago. This hotel is definetley one of a kind. First off, the staff is great!!! They were anything but pretentious or immature, and I think the majority of the reviews reflect this. Before checking in I informed the staff I was celebrating an anniversary. The front dest associate went... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2007

My husband and I recently stayed at the Sofia. This cute little boutique hotel has only been open for about 3 months, so there are still various bugs to be worked out. First: When we arrived to check in, someone had mistakenly cancelled our reservation. The young, nervous employee working at the front desk was polite and quickly attempted to... 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*
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