Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa

1775 East Mission Bay Drive | San Diego, CA 92109-6801  [SEE MAP]San Diego, CA  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Pool complex with wading pool for kids
Daily resort fee
With easy access to SeaWorld, Mission Beach and downtown San Diego, this Hilton makes a great home base for sightseers. And the property's business center, meeting venues and Wi-Fi access make it a good choice for business travelers as well. Those who visited for work and leisure found the Hilton San Diego Resort to be an enjoyable place to stay. Recent guests praised the views afforded by the accommodations, as well as the in-room amenities (which include 42-inch flat-screen TVs and balconies or patios). Guests of the Hilton can also take advantage of the property's water sports equipment, its on-site spa and its outdoor pool. Come dinnertime, the American cuisine served at Acqua earns rave reviews, while the relaxed atmosphere at the poolside Fresco's makes it a great dining spot for those looking for good food in the sun. Some guests do lament the high price of staying here, though members of the Hilton Honors rewards program can see some of their costs mitigated with room upgrades and other perks.
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Location
San Diego, CA
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 357 rooms
Primary View
Bay
Style
Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Groups, Families

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3637 have reviewed the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3637 reviews 4.0 (based on 3637 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Rooms at the Hilton San Diego each have a private balcony or terrace and offer views of the bay, garden or courtyard. They are simply decorated with dark wood furniture, wooden beams lining the ceiling and dark carpets. Amenities include coffee makers, minifridges, flat-screen TVs and for some, fire pits.
  • Nightly resort fee of $29 includes in-room internet access and access to resort facilities

Standard room size365 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Hilton San Diego is located on Mission Bay, giving guests the convenience of being close to the water as well as downtown San Diego. Adjacent to Playa Pacifica Park, the resort is close to bay attractions like the Enchanted Cove and Fiesta Island Park. SeaWorld San Diego is less than 3 miles west and Mission Beach is about 5 miles west on the other side of the bay.
  • About 7 miles north of San Diego International Airport
  • Around 7 miles northwest of San Diego Convention Center
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking ($36)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

At Acqua California Bistro, guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner while looking out on Mission Bay. The restaurant features a seasonal menu and also has outdoor seating and fire pits. The Hilton San Diego Resort also houses A’roma Café, for a morning pick-me-up and pastries, and the Olive Lounge offers an extensive cocktail and martini menu.
  • Fresco's Bar and Grill open during the summer months
  • Room service available from 6:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Pool

There are two pools at the hotel, a children’s wading pool and a heated lagoon pool that looks out onto the bay. There is also a poolside bar, Fresco's, which serves grilled food, snacks and cocktails.
  • Seasonal poolside service available
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

At Mantra – The Art of Spa, hotel guests can be treated to a variety of services including organic facial or body scrubs, massages and salon services like hair, makeup and manicures and pedicures. Even children can experience the spa: It has a kids spa menu.
  • Open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Nine treatment rooms
  • Spa packages

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body Treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The hotel's children's amenities include babysitting services, a family package and activities like s’mores night, dive-in movies at the pool and game rentals. There is also a Kids Kamp held in the summer months for an extra fee that varies depending on the activities offered.
    • Kids Club
    • Free Kids Club
    • Fee for Kids Club
    • Cribs
    • High Chairs

    Fitness

    Guests can get their workout in at the hotel's full-service fitness center, which has free weights, treadmills, stationary bikes and more. The center also offers yoga classes, PADDLEFIT classes and bootcamp classes. The hotel has complimentary bicycle rentals and paddleboards available for guest use.
    • Volleyball courts and tennis courts available
    • Classes range from $25 to $75
    • Weight equipment
    • Cardio equipment
    • Yoga mats
    • Free fitness classes
    • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

    Business

    The hotel has meeting rooms large and small plus outdoor options, which include garden, poolside and beach locations. The hotel offers on-site audiovisual capabilities and complimentary Wi-Fi in its common areas.
    • On-site catering
    • Transportation services for attendees available

    Number of meeting rooms14

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Wedding

    Guests can say their vows with views of the bay and celebrate afterward in one of the hotel’s ballrooms. The hotel also hosts beachfront and garden-view weddings. There are wedding planners and caterers on the hotel grounds, and floral and photography services are available.
    • Entertainment coordinators
    • Wedding packages

    Maximum wedding guest capacity1000

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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