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Erin_leigh79
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two nights for a work trip. I booked it because at the time, the price was more reasonable than some of the other options. Also, the location was good for my day at the conference center (about a 1 mile walk). Check-in was nice and quick and they recommended either their restaurant for a quick dinner to...

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Greenwich, Connecticut
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I Stayed at the Sofia for two nights and I would never go back. Cave-like Room was dimly lit and small with a view of a brick wall 5 ft away. I also constantly felt like the management was nickel and diming me. The shower water shuts off after a quick rinse leaving guests soapy and irritated (explained to me...

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Monterey, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed one night at The Sofia Hotel on a layover to Cabo San Lucas. Took a taxi from the airport (a quick ride) and unloaded our luggage onto the sidewalk, thinking the bellman would greet us at the curb and take our luggage to the front desk. Not so. No one was at the bell desk (which was steps away...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for two days at the end of a longer vacation because we wanted to see some of San Diego proper, and be close to the zoo & airport. When people say that the rooms are small, they are not kidding - as a couple, it's difficult to maneuver around the bed and sink area. The sink was outside...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hotel while visiting the area for a wedding. Old time feel with the touch of modern elegance. Room was modern, with updated features and HD TV. Complimentary Wi-Fi was a plus. Had a nice city view, probably the best that's available. Bed was very comfortable and the lobby was small and welcoming; nice touch with candy dishes...

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Cape Cod, MA
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed three nights at Sofia Hotel at a great price. Our room was comfortable and immaculate, even though our window overlooked the alleyway (no view at all). The mattress was quite comfortable and it was peaceful and quiet for our entire stay. Everything in our room was in perfect working order (it could have used a little more light,...

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Los Angeles, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

So long as you know going in, this is an old building and therefore the rooms are small, you will be great. I was traveling solo for business and had plenty of room. The staff is incredibly friendly, the hotel and rooms have been renovated and are beautiful and clean. I would not recommend this hotel for families, but for...

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent only one night there when our intention was to stay two at least. We were four with four baggages and there was no space inside the room for them, almost neither for us. The shower place has only half glass protection, so, everytime anyone took a shower the rest of the bathroom turned into a swimming pool. And...

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a very old building. The rooms are a bit on the small size but average for the time period the building was built in. The maid staff was very good. front dest staff very friendly and efficient. The concierge was very helpful in recommending places to eat and helping to get a rental car. The rate...

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Charlottesville, Virginia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I needed a hotel in the downtown area for one night after a week long stay in La Jolla. This boutique hotel was located in my desired area. Wonderful welcoming staff and rather European ambience. The rooms are on the small side, but equipped with everything you need. There is a restaurant in the hotel and the valet parking was...

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: $199 - $394 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Make sure you get a good view as a large proportion of rooms stare at each other”
 of 5 bubbles mlorig, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles AuntyBeeTheTraveler, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Request City Side”
 of 5 bubbles A_Auzins, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a VIEW of more than the alley”
  • Desk and dresser with flatscreen TV
 of 5 bubbles wpdesousa-mauk, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you are tarvelling with your family, avoid that hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 407almirc, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
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