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The Sofia Hotel

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“gaslamp district”(184 reviews)
“horton plaza”(92 reviews)
“rooms are small”(88 reviews)
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3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

The Sophia is in a nice location about 5/6 blocks from the gas lamp area we were headed to. The valet is good $30 cost but have a text feature where you text them and your car will be ready within 5 min. This was...More

Thank gaburlison
Reviewed 7 September 2013

As previous reviews mention, yes the rooms are very small. But if you don't plan to spend a lot of time in your room that shouldn't be an issue. Upon checking into room 726 we were disappointed. The room was tiny and overlooking a dirty...More

1  Thank mishymuffincakes
Reviewed 7 September 2013

The hotel has a lot of character but the rooms are really small although well decorated and really tidy. We only had a small shower then the sink is in the hallway which I didn't like. Our TV was big with a good selection of...More

Thank TheMilkMan2000
Reviewed 6 September 2013

The rooms are lovely not spacious but you are holidays how much room do you need. Beds are a on the firm side but still found them comfortable Rooms are cleaned very well Great location close to restaurants and attractions Staff helpful and friendly _...More

Thank Holidays097
Reviewed 3 September 2013

The Sofia Hotel is awesome: a historic hotel that feels like it was built yesterday; free bicycles on loan to guests; a free walking tour of downtown San Diego on Saturdays and Sundays; many other small but appreciated amenities. The location is at the center...More

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Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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US$161 - US$396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#51 Business Hotel in San Diego
#59 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$161 - US$396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#51 Business Hotel in San Diego
#59 Romantic Hotel in San Diego
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Pinkfizzer
15 January 2018|
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Response from Garethmb | Reviewed this property |
I believe they require a credit card which is pretty much standard now at all hotels. You can ask but it has been our experiences that all hotels pretty much require a card now.
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gillod
31 August 2017|
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Response from I_Am_Guy_Incognito | Reviewed this property |
I did...small one.
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Danielle B
1 August 2017|
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Response from Raoul9466 | Reviewed this property |
I would think it is about a 20 minute ride.
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"Best city views are to the front of the hotel (the rear overlooks a car park)."
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"Ask to face away from building under construction."
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"Ask for a room overlooking back of building. It is quieter than facing Broadway st."
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"Great value for money"
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