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The Bristol Hotel

1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4890
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    All reviews gaslamp district horton plaza valet parking within walking distance street noise convention center the gas lamp district homeless people light sleeper front desk staff spent nights hotel is in a great location trolley stop valet service attending a conference would highly recommend this hotel balboa park earplugs sirens waterfront
    Reviewed 19 September 2013

    I stayed here because I had to testify in the San Diego Superior Court in a felony case. They put us up here for three nights and paid for our food in the hotel restaurant. Service: Not terrible. Nothing to rave about, but nothing to...More

    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear bwdmighall, Thank you for your review and I am sorry to read that your stay was not to your standards. Please allow me to respond and perhaps my explanations will remove a few of your concerns. You mentioned value, and our standard room rates...More

    Reviewed 16 September 2013

    I had a family emergency in San Diego this past April 2013. I stayed at the Bristol Hotel and was very pleasantly surprised. The room was lovely and had all the amenities needed....internet, coffee maker, mini fridge and very comfortable King size bed and pillows....More

    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Josie, Thank you for a wonderful review. Our management and staff are trained to treat guests with the utmost respect and to provide caring, friendly and courteous service, as if they were dealing with their own family members. I was extremely pleased to read...More

    Reviewed 15 September 2013

    We decided to stay in the Gaslight Quarter and the Bristol is located within a 5 minute walk. the hotel is not over-expensive for such an excellent location. The rooms are comfortable, there is a small but friendly cocktail bar, with a happy hour, and...More

    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Nistock, Thank you for an exceptional review! It was great to read that you not only enjoyed our wonderful city, but that you also enjoyed your stay at the Bristol Hotel! I am pleased that you enjoyed our central location, just minutes from the...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

    Stayed here for 6 nights. Room was nice but opposite the lift / elevator and a pump room. First two nights a band tour bus was parked directly below us with its engine running all night. That left and an hour later the water company...More

    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear RML0703, Thank you for your review. I apologize for the bus noise and had we been aware of this in advance we would have placed a stop to this immediately or assigned you to a different room. The city also experienced emergency pipe repairs,...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2013

    The hotel was relatively expensive for what you get. We stayed two nights and ended up paying $100 for the valet parking! we deeply regretted opting for valet because there was a parking lot just across the street. Breakfast was delicious and reasonably priced (hence...More

    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Martin P, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have read your comments and I would like to provide some clarification. Our Valet Parking rate is $26 per night with complimentary in and out accessibility and we are priced $5...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Traveller (272)
    Room & Suite (124)
    Dining (29)
    Pool & Beach (2)
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    Does this hotel have a swimming pool???
    6 April 2016|
    Response from bristol669 | Property representative |
    Hi! Thank you for considering the Bristol Hotel. We do not have a swimming pool, but the beautiful ocean & beaches are not far away! We hope to welcome you soon.
    Sarah M
    Hello! How much is parking per day?
    8 February 2016|
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    Please tell me about you handicap access. We are giving my wife's parents a trip to San Diego as a Christmas Present. My mother in law is in a wheelchair and needs a room with handicap access to the shower, etc.
    19 December 2015|
    Response from bristol669 | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. We have an accessible room (with two full-size beds) which would provide a roll-in shower with shower wand, grab bars and a lowered closet bar and lowered safe. When you make your... More
    Room Tips
    "ask to stay away from the large fan"
    SDFlipFlops, 2 days agoRead review
    "Comfortable rooms on road side"
    Kribs G, 16 days agoRead review
    "Ask to be away from renovations. If you have a car, ask"
    RTDRTDRTD, 1 month agoRead review
    "Higher floors if street noise bothers you."
    steph r, 3 months agoRead review
    "Ask to be placed away from the renovations"
    NetDiva, 3 months agoRead review
    "our room faced First Avenue but it was quiet"
    papet1720, 3 months agoRead review
    "Marisol and Jasmine were great as was everyone that served us there! Even the maids were great!"
    LaJollaWineTours, 4 months agoRead review
    "stay away from lifts and the ice machines"
    mattlx m, 4 months agoRead review
    "We had room 509. A good room, spacious and pleasant."
    milliekes, 4 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a suite if available"
    Richard G, 4 months agoRead review
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