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Fredericton, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here 3 nights before having to move to the Hilton San Diego Bayfront for a conference. It was less than half the price (even with the preferred group rate at the Hilton) and 10x the hotel. The room was small but lovely, the bed was incredible comfortable, with a small fridge and microwave. the staff was incredibly friendly...

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Sofia for 3 nights. Arrived early and just wanted to dump our luggage but front desk checked us at 1pm which was great. Staff were friendly enough and gave us a map of the area. We had a small room as other reviews have mentioned (the bathroom has a sliding door as a normal door wouldn't open)....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very pretty hotel on outside. 36.00 valet parking per day but you can take your car in/out. Room was small and nothing special and review reflects that. Centrally located. Not sure how safe area is at night - would chk w front desk. Nice lobby area. Gym open 24hrs and they offer walking tour on weekends and yoga. Decent restaurant...

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Cadiff By The Sea
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

A cool little hotel for a couple or single traveler, rooms were small. Location is great, parking expensive. I like that it was free wifi and included a couple waters per day. Overlooked a parking lot. Staff was great and welcoming.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good free wifi, nice staff, solid little gym with well maintained relatively new equipment. Super easy access from airport (bus 992 stops 1 block away). Easy walk into gaslamp. Only gripe is that street noise surprisingly loud (or was for me on the 4th floor in a corner room). It's a historic property, so I'm guessing they couldn't do double...

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Vancouver, Washington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a couples getaway from it all... This facility is in a great location and walking distance from Harbor Drive, USS Midway Museum, the Horton Plaza and many restaurants. The Staff was very friendly and helpful and the in house restaurant/bar was wonderful. The decorations are very stylish and you gotta love the statue outside however the poor guy kept...

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Oelwein, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff was great, very helpful and friendly. Had a drink in the bar with a very friendly bartender. My husband ordered the room with 2 double beds??? (I know right.) Very tight room for 3 people. The sheets were part of duvet set and he was tangled up all night. Fire alarm went off at 5:30 in the morning. Be...

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Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice room. Can't comment on restaurant as it was closed for a private party so had to eat out which was disappointing as a guest and the menu was not up to much to be fair. Great staff. Great location but car parking expensive at $36 a night, they have you by the nuts as nowhere else to park.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get an a bigger corner room with a lot of windows though you could not open any of them :( adding to it the smell from carpet cleaner so it is difficult to sleep without the fresh air. You do not expect the hotel in CA especially in San Diego without opportunity of having a fresh...

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North Dakota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were one of six couples that spent a weekend at San Diego's Sofia Hotel. The guys went deep-sea fishing while the gals went exploring. We started with a Walk Around Tour with Miss Pamela. Wow! Don't miss it! That lady knew her city and the rich history of the area. It was so interesting and gave us a perspective...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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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
Location: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $149 - $321 (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:
#51 Business Hotel in San Diego
#59 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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“Take advantage of the Valet Service from the hotel vs self parking; in & out privileges for $40/night vs timed self parking.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBippi, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor around the corner from the elevatror,so that was convenient. Very quiet...”
 of 5 bubbles Maxie36, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Lower floors offer easy access to stairs”
 of 5 bubbles ScottD58, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Make sure you get a good view as a large proportion of rooms stare at each other”
 of 5 bubbles Lahfurighg, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles AuntyBeeTheTraveler, Feb 17, 2017 | Read review
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