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435 6th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-7007
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 17/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Solamar San Diego
Updated 17/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#70 of 295 hotels in San Diego
Travellers' Choice
GreenLeaders Platinum level
Explore, indulge and recharge at this San Diego hotel. We gravitate toward folks who thrive when feeling truly connected to a place and its unique intricacies, quirks and hidden treasures. In San Diego’s emerging East Village Gaslamp Quarter, Solamar Hotel offers an energetic vibe with rich décor. Our design aesthetic has been heavily inspired by the city’s personality as well as early Spanish influences. Our regal-meets-vibrant, urban refuge provides modern comfort, a rooftop pool oasis, dazzling dining destinations, genuinely engaged service, plus a central location ideal for exploring some of the city’s latest dining trends and sizzling nightlife options. Not to mention the San Diego Convention Center and Petco Park - home of the Padres - located just steps away. It turns out our team members like to stay in the know, too, so let’s explore this sun-kissed town together.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car park
Pool / beach towels
Rooftop pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast in the room
Poolside bar
Rooftop bar
Nightclub / DJ
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Room service
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Courtney wrote a review Yesterday
1 contribution
My boyfriend and I flew in from out of town for a wedding. This hotel was recommended by my parents and we were not disappointed. Kyle Larson was more than accommodating and the hotel was beautiful. It was the perfect weekend getaway. I would highly recommend staying here. Great hotel and central to so many great restaurants and bars.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
have2trvl wrote a review Dec 2020
New York City, New York16 contributions13 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
Incredible location in the hotspot “Gaslamp” district of town. And steps from PetCo Park. Beautiful room. Great rooftop pool. Highly recommended. Even though Covid limited nightlife activity, being San Diego, there are tons of outdoor venues and really quite busy and fun.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
1 Helpful vote
Response from Kyle Larson, General Manager at Solamar San Diego
Responded 17 Dec 2020
Thank you so much for a great 5 star review, Have2trvl! We are glad you were able to enjoy the room and rooftop pool. We hope to see you soon!
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DocGarcia wrote a review Yesterday
San Diego, California10 contributions8 helpful votes
It was our 15 year anniversary. I had a romantic weekend planned to celebrate with my wife. I chose the Spa Corner King room for the Oversized Fuji soaking tub. I was also sent a early checkin offer by email earlier in the week, and got that too. I needed it to surprise my wife with a set up room with rose pedals and chilled champagne waiting for her when we arrived. I arrived at the hotel alone at 1pm. I checked in with one of the highlights of the hotel. Kelsey, she was wonderful. Her customer service was 1 of the saving graces from this review getting 2 stars. The 1st issue was the room wasnt ready. So I was not able to set up the room. She informed me I wouldn't be charged for the early checkin fee. She would text me when the room was ready. I understood, she didnt have anything to do with it being ready, so no worries. Even tho it hampered my plan to set up the room. This is a important detail that would later cause the 3 star review. She would begin putting the room on my card. We had to split the room on 2 credit cards. One for the room and another 200 dollar hold for any incidentuals. I had no problem with that. Matter of fact Kelsey made sure that the cards went through and that everything was go to go. I asked since the room wasnt ready could they hold and chill my 2 bags of rose pedals, my alcohol and Champagne. She said sure. She told me she would text me when the room was ready and that Colby would be covering for her when she leaves. I get the text and return to get my room card. I meet Colby who was also great. He would be the unfortunate individual who would later be there when things went wrong. I checked in and he asked if I would like to have all my things sent to the room. I said no initially, but ended up texting him to send it up. So we carry on with our night and head off to dinner. We have amazing dinner downtown. Once we were finished we came back to our room to continue our romantic night. We get to the room and our keycard doesnt work. We try both our cards and nothing. So my wife tells me to go downstairs and fix it, and she'd wait there. I agree and head down. This is where the problems begin. I head down stairs and see Colby. I tell him that my key card doesnt work. He apologized and said that the manager wanted to speak to me. So then a young woman, who I only assumed was the manager came out. I never got her name or Id have definately used it here. She tells me that she needs my card for the room. This is where I was confused. I asked her if she was sure, because Kelsey had made sure that it had gone through. She tried to tell me that that it didnt go through. That she just authorized it. I said Noooo. It went through. Kelsey and I both saw it went through. She tried to say again that it hadnt. I was feeling really patronized at this point. But I figured okay ill just swipe my credit cards again and hurry back to my wife. I swiped the same card in. DECLINED. What? We try it again. DECLINED. So I ask again. Are you sure it didnt go through. Why would the card be declined if it didnt go through. Then she has the audacity to ask do you have any other card i could use? I told her yes but its my checking card and that money was for the night out I had planned. She just looked at me. I was livid at this point. I told her I dont want to use my checking card. But it looks like I dont have a choice here do I. So I swipe that and my other credit card again. As Im doing this Im embaressed cause people are behind me listening to this whole conversation. I just wanted out there and continue my night with my wife. I figured i would check tommorrow and see if I was wrong. No need to leave my wife waiting any longer and try to save the rest of the night. We wake up go out for brunch and i decided to look at my bank statement. And just like I thought, the card did go through. I held my anger in as to not ruin the mood. I was upset because now I $1200 on hold for the room. We got ready to go to our dinner reservation. I went downstairs to get this fixed. I saw Colby and explained the situation. I told him I was not mad at him. He was great, he did nothing wrong. I was upset at the condecending manager. He apologized again. And brought out the manager. I explained the situation again. I did not appreciate the treatment I got and the inconvenience that this brought. I had money I plan to use that night and now I dont for a ERROR THEY CAUSED! They stated that the money would be returned. I responded with yes in 3 WORKING DAYS. ITS SATURDAY NIGHT! ILL SEE IT ON WEDNESDAY EARLIEST! I DONT NEED IT THEN I NEED IT NOW! She responded with ill take off the upgrade for the room for the error. I was like What upgrade? I booked that room. It wasnt a upgrade. At this pointI was running late for my dinner reservations. So i said we'll talk about this later! My wife was present during all this and even said we can just go home. I said no I will not let them ruin our anniversary. We had dinner and came back to the room. I did not want deal with this anymore that night. Finally check out time and Kelsey is there. I give her the run down on what happend. She is so understanding and apologetic. I tell her Im upset at the manager and not at her or Colby. She recalls everything I said and remembers everything going through. She gets the manager. And he listened, i asked him, If it was your 15 year anniversary how would you feel. Especially when it wasnt your fault it was the hotels? He handle my grievance it in a professional manner. The 3 stars go to Kelsey, Colby and the Manager who's name I think starts with a K. The -2 stars for that manager and the bed in the room. The bed was the worst. Please replace the bed in room 435 A.S.A.P. PSA- Remember that when money gets taken out of a credit card incorrectly it doesnt not automatically go back. It normally is on hold for 3 working days unless the bank gets involved.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Jamie Martin wrote a review Jan 2021
San Diego, California5 contributions1 helpful vote
I love the Solamar!!! Liza checks up on you to make sure that you have everything you need! Every stay is absolutely amazing and The staff is lovely and attentive. This Gorgeous, glamorous and adorable boutique hotel is so very well Decorated - extremely beautiful and fancy. Great stations on TV, EVEN bicycles for rent!!!! (and when Covid isn’t happening even more amenities)! There is a gorgeous rooftop (4th floor roof- but ROOFTOPPPP!!!) pool With a bar and stuff! They were so quick to help with anything that I needed I forgot to bring and most importantly of all...my sweet dog is even welcome!!!!!! This place couldn’t be better. I especially love their glam mod rooms with mega bathtubs as I really enjoy (and can always use) a good soak! Both of the rooms that I know have large spas are always made available to me and my requests for robes and A coffee maker were already there by the time I arrived!!! Absolutely everything has been lovely since I arrived with all of the very nice boutique selection of treats behind the front desk, a lovely check-in, attentive hotel workers and absolutely gorgeous rooms!! I haven’t so I am in the pool myself but it looks so lush!!! The parking is a little expensive but totally worth it and understandable since were in the gaslamp district and they’re even nice enough to give a discount for hybrid cars! I will definitely be back again!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
1 Helpful vote
Response from Kyle Larson, General Manager at Solamar San Diego
Responded 17 Jan 2021
JamiemX7831XQ, thank you so much for an amazing review! We can`t wait to see you and your dog back!
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EHen wrote a review Jan 2021
1 contribution1 helpful vote
The staff was wonderfully helpful and kind. Our room was quiet, spacious, tastefully decorated and spotlessly clean. Pool area quite nice. Wish pool had more heat, but overall a great place with top notch employees.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Response from Kyle Larson, General Manager at Solamar San Diego
Responded 17 Jan 2021
EHeno, thank you very much for your kind words! I am glad to hear that you liked the room and pool area. Hope to see you soon!
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US$158 - US$431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Solamar San Diego
Which popular attractions are close to Solamar San Diego?
Nearby attractions include Petco Park (0.4 km), The Shout! House (0.3 km), and Gaslamp Quarter (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Solamar San Diego?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a rooftop bar, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Solamar San Diego?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Solamar San Diego?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Solamar San Diego?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and paid private parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Solamar San Diego?
Conveniently located restaurants include Basic, Meze Greek Fusion, and Half Door.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Solamar San Diego?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Is Solamar San Diego located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of San Diego.
Are any cleaning services offered at Solamar San Diego?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Solamar San Diego?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Solamar San Diego offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.