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Monterey, California
Reviewed 18 February 2017

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 16 February 2017

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 13 February 2017

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 11 February 2017

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 11 February 2017

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 8 February 2017

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 30 January 2017

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 26 January 2017

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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Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The hotel is very welcoming, the reception staff very friendly, the management staff was very good. You can move around the center walking or taking the bus, Balboa Park is a 7-minute in car, and 20 by bus. Lots of cafes, restaurants and self-service stores nearby. They provide iron, refrigerator and water bottles. The bad thing was that when I...

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Chino Hills, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017

A conference led us to San Diego, and we selected the Sofia Hotel. In the 1920's, the Sofia was an apartment building that offered monthly rates. Now it's a trendy and modern boutique style hotel, but its structural history remains. This hotel is well-maintained, and the attention to detail can be seen throughout. Modern furniture and light fixtures fill the...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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 

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Address: 150 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101-3811
Region: United States > California > San Diego > Downtown
Price Range: £119 - £257 (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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“Take advantage of the Valet Service from the hotel vs self parking; in & out privileges for $40/night vs timed self parking.”
 of 5 bubbles TheBippi, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We were on the 4th floor around the corner from the elevatror,so that was convenient. Very quiet...”
 of 5 bubbles Maxie36, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Lower floors offer easy access to stairs”
 of 5 bubbles ScottD58, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you get a good view as a large proportion of rooms stare at each other”
 of 5 bubbles Lahfurighg, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the busy street.”
 of 5 bubbles AuntyBeeTheTraveler, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
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