The Bristol Hotel San Diego

1055 First Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101

+1 619 232 6141

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based on 1,388 reviews


Value for money

Located a brief drive from USS Midway Museum, The Bristol Hotel San Diego offers modern accommodation in San Diego. It is surrounded by a variety of popular nightlife options and is within a 10-minute walk of America Plaza San Diego Trolley Station. A wide range of premium services are available for guests of The Bristol Hotel San Diego, like a concierge, an express check-in and check-out feature and valet parking. Facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. All the stylish rooms at the hotel include a bathtub, plus all the necessities for a comfortable stay. The hotel's on-site eatery provides a hassle-free option for those preferring to dine in. In the evening, those staying at the property are welcome to enjoy a beverage in the bar. A wide choice of cafés and restaurants are also available in the area. The Bristol Hotel San Diego is less than a 15-minute drive from San Diego International Airport and Bayside at the Embarcadero is a short stroll away. It is also a brief walk from County Center / Little Italy San Diego Trolley Station.

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  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Valet parking
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

Services and conveniences

  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Allergy-free room
  • No smoking

Parking and transportation

  • EV charging station
  • Parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking


  • Family rooms
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Storage available


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Restaurant
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Cable or satellite TV


  • Hairdryer
  • Private bathroom


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Cribs available


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near The Bristol Hotel San Diego

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San Diego Amtrak Station0.3 mi
Gaslamp Quarter0.4 mi
Seaport Village0.6 mi
Navy Pier0.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Currant American Bistro0.0 mi
Sushi Deli 2 Restaurant0.0 mi
Plan Check0.1 mi
Dobson's Bar & Restaurant0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 1388 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • The staff was friendly and welcoming! (in 117 reviews)
  • "nice and comfy bed, great room." (in 110 reviews)
  • Lovely room super comfy great location. (in 106 reviews)
Cons -
  • Expensive valet only parking. (in 41 reviews)
  • "It’s Sunday night, not Saturday!" (in 21 reviews)
  • Lack of hot water for showering. (in 16 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $107/night difference in the average price of 3 star hotels in San Diego ($258/night) and the average nightly rate at The Bristol Hotel San Diego ($151/night).

  • If you're looking to go directly from San Diego to The Bristol Hotel San Diego, expect a 6min drive as they are around 2.2 mi apart.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from San Diego to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Bristol Hotel San Diego offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $14/day for a base model rental. A very popular option for travelers staying at The Bristol Hotel San Diego would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from San Diego directly to the hotel.

  • Yes, you’re free to bring your dog with you while staying at The Bristol Hotel San Diego.

  • Yes, The Bristol Hotel San Diego does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in San Diego for those looking for something different. One of the easiest dining options for San Diego guests staying in The Bristol Hotel San Diego is to get room service, which is available to all hotel guests.

  • Judging by our data, The Bristol Hotel San Diego does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call The Bristol Hotel San Diego at +1 619 232 6141.

  • Getting to San Diego city center should be easy enough, as it is just 0.4 mi away from The Bristol Hotel San Diego. In San Diego city center you will find Gaslamp Quarter, along with many other popular sights and things to do.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at The Bristol Hotel San Diego, call +1 619 232 6141 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, The Bristol Hotel San Diego has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at The Bristol Hotel San Diego. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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