The Bristol Hotel - San Diego

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1055 First Avenue, San Diego, United States, 92101  show map
 4 stars
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The Bristol Hotel - San Diego

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Health club

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

Verified Reviews:

  • Tv didn't work - Perfect air conditioning - Would happily stay here again
  • Comfortable bed - Free high speed internet - Roomy bathroom
  • Free shuttle - Housekeeping was wonderful - Staff are poorly trained
  • Room was very nicely decorated - No pool - Right in the middle of everything
  • $18 a day parking charge - Staff were very attentive

Overview

With its convenient location close to the major attractions, business and logistic facilities of San Diego city, the Bristol Hotel is an oasis for leisure and business tourists. Its contemporary business style architecture blends with that of its surroundings – world-class shopping districts, Little Italy, Petro Park as well as other beauties are located at the hotel’s doors.

The Bristol Hotel features renovated halls with light and spacious interior that perfectly fit for both relaxation and work. On the premises you will find all necessary business facilities, including 24-hour internet access as well as professional fitness center.

All 102 guestrooms at the Bristol Hotel feature designer furnishing and modern equipment. Both business and leisure travelers are certain to appreciate separate sitting and working areas as well as in-room internet access and direct dial phone.

At the on-site restaurant Chef Manuel Barbosa will treat you with refined Californian specialties inspired by fresh and locally grown ingredients. In addition, all will be amazed by the selection of spirits and wines.

Number of rooms:   102.

Rooms

Bristol Hotel’s guestrooms include its deluxe king with a king-sized bed, superior double with two full-sized beds and superior king with a king-sized bed. Each room features the following as standard: sitting area, spa bathrobes, LCD TV, MP3 station, desk, CD/Clock radios, mini-bar, laptop-fitted safe, tea/coffee maker and hair-dryer. All rooms are non-smoking. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on request. Guests with children are welcome. Pets allowed.

Dining options

Bristol Hotel’s on-site restaurant offers rich buffet breakfast from 7.30am to 10.30am. In addition, you can try a selection of prestige spirits at the Daisy’s Bar open until midnight.

Services

Business travelers can make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi internet access available throughout the hotel as well as complimentary lobby business station with printer and photocopier.

Leisure

Sport enthusiasts will be happy to find the on-site fitness center that features all modern equipment and professional training, including weight-lifting and muscles-building programs.

Additional features

Among additional features you will find 24-hour front desk, a tour desk, currency exchange, same day dry cleaning and laundry service, car rental, ticket booking and doctor on call.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pets allowed
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • private parking is possible on site at USD 32 per day.

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Health club
  • Television in lobby

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Sound docking station
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 16 may stay for free in an extra bed. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

1055 First Avenue, San Diego, United States, 92101

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City Center
  • San Diego
    700 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot
    600 m
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    102

Rooms and availability

Bristol Hotel’s guestrooms include its deluxe king with a king-sized bed, superior double with two full-sized beds and superior king with a king-sized bed. Each room features the following as standard: sitting area, spa bathrobes, LCD TV, MP3 station, desk, CD/Clock radios, mini-bar, laptop-fitted safe, tea/coffee maker and hair-dryer. All rooms are non-smoking. Rooms/facilities for disabled people are available on request. Guests with children are welcome. Pets allowed.

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Superior King Room
Bed type: Triple
Size: 26m2
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  • Private bathroom
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Superior King room with exquisite brand interior is appointed with a King size bed, sitting area, large desk, bathroom with eco-friendly bath amenities.

Room facilities
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Quad
    Size: 275m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Private bathroom
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    Superior King room with exquisite brand interior is appointed with two Double beds, sitting area, large desk, bathroom with eco-friendly bath amenities.

    Room facilities
      Deluxe Room
      Bed type: Triple
      Size: 26m2
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      This is the most spacious room of the hotel with exquisite brand interior which is appointed with a King size bed, sitting area by the window, large desk, bathroom with eco-friendly bath amenities. The guests of the room use some extra-services of the hotel.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Bristol Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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      Hotel Address:

      1055 First Avenue, San Diego, United States, 92101

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Diego
        700 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • San Diego Santa Fe Depot
        600 m
      • Coaster Santa Fe Station
        700 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102

      The Bristol Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      What's nearby.

      Bristol Hotel’s downtown location places it within walking distance to all major attractions of San Diego. Within few steps from the property you will find panoramic views of Gaslamp Quarter, the historical neighborhood with the Hilton Gaslamp Quarter in the centre and Petco Park and the Metropolis to the far right. In addition, sophisticated shoppers will discover Westfield Horton Plaza, a five-level open-air shopping mall located within stone’s throw from the setting and known for its architectural traits, lively colors and eccentric rhythms. Moreover, Little Italy hilly neighborhood comprised of Italian restaurants, home design stores, Italian retail shops, residential blocks and art galleries lies within minutes walk from the Bristol Hotel. At the same time, a short drive will bring you to the numerous sunny beaches of San Diego Bay as well as to the SeaWorld San Diego Park and Zoo.

      Popular areas

      Train stations

      Sport related

      Shopping areas

      Amusement

      Museums

      • San Diego Police Historical - 400 m
      • Pacific Southwest Railway - 500 m
      • Museum of Contemporary Art - 500 m
      • San Diego Railroad Museum - 500 m
      • Firehouse Museum - 600 m
      • Four Winds Kiva Gallery - 600 m
      • Philippine Library and Museum - 600 m

      Halls

      Universities, Institutes

      • Fashion Institute of Design - 100 m
      • Neil Dymott Perkins Brown - 100 m
      • Kelsey-Jenney College - 200 m
      • International School of Mgmt - 400 m
      • Associated Barber College Inc - 400 m
      • California Western School Law - 600 m

      Air business related

      • San Diego Air Commerce Ctr - 500 m

      Local Attractions

      • Spreckels Park - 3.0km
        Orange Ave btwn 6th & 7th Sts, Coronado
      • Silver Strand State Beach - 9.2km
        5000 Hwy 75, Coronado
      • Lake Murray - 13.6km
        5540 Kiowa Drive, La Mesa
      • Coronado Municipal Beach - 4.6km
        Silver Strand Blvd, Coronado
      • Living Coast Discovery Center - 9.9km
        1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista

      Getting there.

      San Diego Airport is located only 3km away from the Bristol Hotel. You can make use of the 24-hour airport shuttle service available at the Transportation Plazas across from Terminals 1 and 2, and curbside at the Commuter Terminal.

      Getting around.

      Bristol Hotel boasts excellent logistic connections with several public bus stops locating five minutes away from the setting and with buses running in many directions. In addition, seven minutes away from the property you will find train station. The on-site valet parking is available for all guests for $26 per night.

      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102
      Hotels nearby
      Cities nearby
      • La Mesa hotels - 14km
      • El Cajon hotels - 20km
      • Chula Vista hotels - 11km
      • Santee hotels - 22km
      • Coronado hotels - 4km
      • Del Mar hotels - 29km
      • National City hotels - 7km
      • La Jolla hotels - 17km
      • Jamul hotels - 26km
      • Imperial Beach hotels - 15km

      The Bristol Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Bristol Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.8out of 10
      Excellent
      Based on 243 reviews

      Rating by category:

      Location
      10.0
      Rooms
      8.0
      Service
      10.0

      Individual guest reviews

      • Couple
        7.4

        The locations its 2 blocks away from mall and plenty of bars and clubs, the room service was great

        I couldn't watch any movies cause they system was down , no microwave or ice box

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        Great customer service, great location, very nice room , easy access to downtown San Diego and nightlife . Recommended

      • Family with children
        7.8

        Location is good and safe. rooms are clean and serviced properly. had no problem with internet connection. our first room had a connecting door to the next room like in any other hotel. the baby (probably not even a year old) next room had a built in breakfast alarm system to 4:30 in the morning:-))) the door did not help to sound proofing of the room. mother was very quick but we were all up. of course we did not "complain" since there is nothing to be done about the baby's feeding times. so hotel gave us another room immediately. we packed and left the hotel and when we came back our luggage was already in our new room. Staff is very helpful. I would like to thank specially to kristina alvares and heather for their help in delivering our "one drawer full of stuff" to our next stop in new york. definitely advice to everyone.

        renovated bathtubs will look better with this hotel's entire outlook. like in any downtown hotel, parking is problem. instead of 26$ may be 12 $ could be more reasonable. but hotel staff explained that parking facility is run by an independant firm to the hotel. so they can't do much about it.

      • Family with children
        9.2

        This hotel it is at the very center of San Diego, in front of Greyhound bus station, 5 minute walking to the restaurants area, the Horton Plaza, and the the seaside, it is behind the Civic Center, also close to The little Italy Area, Petco Park, but not so close to Balboa park., So its close to the major atractions of the city. Rooms are very comfortable. Well furnished,with all the comforts of this kind of hotel. There is Valet parking.

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        They did not have the room I reserved available at check-in.

      • Couple
        10.0

        Lovely . It's a 3 star hotel but I gave it 4 star . Great staff

      • Couple
        10.0

        great location within walking distance of everywhere you would want to visit or catch transport to visit. Big room, Big shower.

      • Single
        7.4

        Located close to the center and 15mn walking distance to the convention center. Good price/quality ratio.

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        Location

        Outside courtyard or pool lacking

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Check in process with Maurice was excellent

      • Group of friends
        6.6

        Rooms were great, however lots of noise from the room next door. We called reception and they fixed it, luckily! Furthermore noice from the bus station outside, I had ear plugs, that was okay, so: do take these with you!

      • Single
        6.6

        Staff was great but my room was very dirty. Bathroom counters were not cleaned, tub did not have a traction liner (almost killed myself getting in shower), and it was loud as we were down town. Tv was smashed when I arrived. They fixed asap and were very friendly. Could be a great hotel with a little work but the cleanliness was an issue. Not a bad price however so I would suffer as a lone traveler again but I would not take my wife or kids until it was cleaner...

        Staff was great. Restaurant good and bar good.

      • Single
        8.8

        I booked this last minute and was really glad i did. The staff on arrival were fantastic and made me feel more than welcome. The room was very nice and clean and the hotel itself was nice. Location was great, walking distance to everything, without the noise of the gaslamp quarter. Over all, great hotel to stay at if looking to stay in San Diego city itself. The shopping centre around the corner was a bit of a let down though.

        There is nothing i can say bad about the hotel except that if you have a car, you have to pay extra per day to a valet company. But again this is the norm in most places these days.

      • Family with children
        10.0

        I love it . It closer to downtown Gaslamp, me and my kids we walk to downtown for dinner, and shopping , they have a lot little shop.

        They should have microwave,

      • Single
        10.0

        The room was updated and modern. The bed was very comfortable.

        No complaints except that I got a lousy view.

      How to reach hotel

      hotel The Bristol Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      1055 First Avenue, San Diego, United States, 92101

      Get directions
      City Center
      • San Diego
        700 m
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • San Diego Santa Fe Depot
        600 m
      • Coaster Santa Fe Station
        700 m
      • Bus stop
        100 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-Out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        102