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The Sofia Hotel

3.5-star3.5 stars
150 W Broadway, San Diego, CA, 92101, United States of America

Historic hotel with restaurant, near USS Midway Museum
  • Free WiFi in lobby
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Beautiful beach
Great location
Bar is awesome
More comfort would be nice

The Sofia Hotel

from A$188
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room
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What’s around The Sofia Hotel


  • In Downtown San Diego
  • USS Midway Museum - 13 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 14 min walk
  • Balboa Park - 16 min walk
  • San Diego Zoo - 44 min walk
  • Old Town San Diego State Park - 4.2 mi / 6.7 km
  • Mission Bay - 5.6 mi / 9.1 km
  • SeaWorld - 7 mi / 11.2 km

Getting around

  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 10 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (MYF-Montgomery Field) - 19 min drive
  • General Abelardo L. Rodriguez Intl. Airport (TIJ) - 37 min drive
  • San Diego, CA (SEE-Gillespie Field) - 26 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 36 min drive
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 7 min walk
  • San Diego-Old Town Transit Center - 10 min drive
  • San Diego Coaster Sorrento Valley Station - 16 min drive
  • Civic Center Station - 4 min walk
  • America Plaza Trolley Station - 6 min walk
  • 5th Avenue Station - 6 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 211 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-out
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others


  • Pets allowed *

  • Restrictions apply *

  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms *



  • Valet parking *

  • Car charging point

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Water dispenser
Things to do
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
Working away
  • Business centre
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1926
  • Lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in common areas
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Braille signage
  • Closed captioned TV
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Lever door handles
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Currant American Brasseri - This restaurant serves brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

The Sofia Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel
  • The Sofia Hotel San Diego
  • The Sofia Hotel Hotel San Diego
  • Sofia Hotel
  • Sofia San Diego
  • Sofia San Diego


For details on pet restrictions, contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • Tourism fee: USD 3.39 per accommodation, per night

Pet deposit: USD 35 per stay

  • Resort fee: USD 17.83 per accommodation, per night

Resort fee inclusions:

  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access (may be limited)
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls (may be limited)
  • Faxes
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions

Inclusions may be listed elsewhere on the page as free or for a surcharge.

Optional extras

Self parking costs USD 38.00 per night

Valet parking costs USD 38.00 per night with in/out privileges

Breakfast costs between USD 15 and USD 22 per person (approximately)

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per pet, per night

Service animals exempt from fees

WiFi is available in guestrooms for USD 15.85 per night (rates may vary)

Wired Internet access is available in guestrooms for USD 15.85 per night (rates may vary)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for The Sofia Hotel

  • Are pets allowed at The Sofia Hotel?
    Yes, pets are welcome. There's a charge of USD 35 per pet, per night, and there's also a deposit of USD 35 per stay. Service animals are exempt from fees.
  • Is parking offered at The Sofia Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs USD 38.00 per night. Valet parking costs USD 38.00 per night.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Sofia Hotel?
    You can check in from 4 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • What is there to do near The Sofia Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include USS Midway Museum (13-min walk) and San Diego Convention Center (14-min walk), along with Balboa Park (0.8 mi) and San Diego Zoo (2.3 mi).
  • Are there restaurants at or near The Sofia Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include coffee bean & tea leaf (1-min walk), Tender Greens (1-min walk), and Corner Bakery Cafe (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 3,149 reviews

Very good 8.0
Average Experience
Kanaka, au4 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel
Great hotel room small but cosy and comfortable
mary, au1 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Great Location but major drawbacks
We were very disappointed to pay over $240 for one night in a very cramped room. There was a further $13 charge for amenities like bottled water! The shower was quite narrow and only half screened resulting in a large puddle and soaking bathmat. The toilet was lower than usual making for difficult sitting. The 'city view' consisted of the office block across the street. The friendly service and late checkout saved the Sofia from a total pasting in this review plus the free guided walk and history talk of the downtown Gaslamp Quarter on weekend mornings.
John, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Good for a business trip.
The staff was extremely friendly and hospitable. The hotel itself is very clean and nicely decorated. Only complaint is that although the a/c was working it did not cool off the room very well and it was stuffy. Other than that a one night stay was not bad.
Gary, us1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
I always choose to stay at the Sophia when i am in San Diego. Staff is friendly, rooms are clean and comfortable, and the attached restaurant is very good.
DEBORAH, us1 night business trip
Poor 2.0
Bug and filth infested
I have stayed in hotels in 3rd world countries that have been cleaner that The Sofia was. The only reason I chose this place is because ~6 years ago or a bit longer it was a so-so boutique hotel. Clearly they have gone down hill rapidly. I was very nervous sleeping in the bed and the morning after my nerves proved for a good reason (see photo). This FAKE Eyelash was found in my bed leaving me to believe the linens haven't been changed for who knows how long. The floor they put us on was filthy and under construction. the size of the room was hardly functional and the toilet was so low to the ground my elderly mother fell multiple times just to sit on the pot!
us2 night business trip
Very good 8.0
I like the location, staff, very clean but the internet service is really bad.
Maria Regina, us3 night family trip
Fair 4.0
Low to mediocre
Small interior room. Window few feet from next wall and window. Had to leave AC off at night, too loud. Carpet old looks dirty.
Martin, us3 night business trip
Very good 8.0
San Diego location hotel.
Great location & the onsite restaurant The Currant made amazing Beignets, breakfasts & happy hour cocktails!! 7th floor was undergoing bathroom upgrades as we left. Our room had a rather uncomfortable bed & was a tad small But all in all experience was good.
Kathryn, ca4 night trip
Very good 8.0
No door 🚪
Loved the room we had the king suite but ..... No door for any privacy and the bath door was not very good... always getting stuck. Other than that we had a great stay there
Richard, us2 night trip

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