Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter Hotel is nestled at the western tip of the Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown, San Diego. This urban retreat is prized for its location and its more boutique feel in comparison to its sister hotels. The décor is contemporary and provides guests with a soothing ambiance. The minute visitors walk into the lobby they are greeted by warm colors and a living room lobby with a glowing fireplace and plush seating areas. At one end of the lobby is an intimate cocktail bar. This is a great space to settle into after a day of travel. From dedicated customer service to inviting accommodations, The Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter puts everything into making your stay memorable. Hotel amenities make it a good choice for family travelers, the price point makes it great for the budget-minded, and its close proximity to the Convention Center makes it ideal for business travelers.
Rooms and SuitesWhen it comes to accommodations, guests have lots of choices at Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. Guestrooms and suites come in an array of styles and sizes. The King Deluxe room has a single Hilton Serenity King bed, and the Two Double Deluxe room has two Hilton Serenity Double beds. These are the standard accommodations at the Hilton Gaslamp. The premium level of these two rooms offers upgraded views. The executive level adds French balconies, sliding glass doors, and views of San Diego Bay or the city’s skyline.
Deluxe rooms have a contemporary ambiance. Walls are earth tones with a bright accent wall; large windows let in plenty of light. The grey, black, and white color palate of the fabrics and dark wood furnishings add sophisticated flair. Room amenities include 42” flat-screen TV with premium HD channels, over-stuffed chair and ottoman, pillow top mattresses with 250-thread-count sheets and down comforters, broad work desk with ergonomic chair, two phones – each with two lines, data port, and high-speed Internet access.
Hotel suites come in two styles at the Hilton Gaslamp. The one-bedroom King Suite is 462 square feet of modern comfort with a Hilton Serenity King bed, separate living room with Queen sleeper sofa, and city views from floor to ceiling windows. It’s warm and sophisticated.
The one-bedroom King Loft Suite is 750 square feet of bold and contemporary luxury. These suites are the hotel’s Lofts on Fifth Avenue hotel within a hotel experience. They’re among 30 loft designed accommodations that are key-code accessed private getaways. Loft suites have a separate seating area with sofa and expansive views; bathrooms feature Whirlpool tubs. King Loft rooms and King Loft Terrace rooms are also available.
There are three accessible room styles and one accessible suite style at the Hilton Gaslamp. King Corner rooms and Two Double Corner rooms have tubs with grab bars and handheld shower heads. Queen rooms and King Corner Suites have roll-in transfer showers. All accessible rooms have the same luxury room amenities as their named non-accessible counterparts.
Other Hilton room and suite amenities include coffeemaker with coffee and tea, hair dryer, clock radio with MP3 connection, granite countertops in the bathroom, Hilton signature spa products, iron and board, electronic lock, double lock door, and numerous other accommodation amenities for your comfort, security, and convenience.
Business travelers can rest assured their needs will be met at the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Hotel. The business center can accommodate any last minute details that need to be prepped for a meeting. The hotel offers printing, photocopying, faxing, and express mail services. Hilton Gaslamp has a large number of meeting spaces all located on one floor, allowing for smooth in and out traffic. The 12,000 square feet of event space, both indoor and outdoor, allow for plenty of options for business meetings, conferences, and social events. On-site catering, banquet services, Wi-Fi, video conferencing, and audio/visual rentals can all be provided for any type of event.
Guests can enjoy a bite to eat and a refreshing cocktail at the New Leaf Bar near the hotel lobby. Enjoy your savory treats and adult beverages by the fireplace or on the outdoor park terrace. For something more substantial dine at the New Leaf Restaurant serving up innovative California-style dishes morning, noon, and night in a contemporary setting both indoor and outdoor.
Want to stick to your workout regimen? You can do so at the on-site fitness center featuring cardio machines and free-weights; large floor to ceiling windows let in lots of light to keep you motivated. Relax at the hotel’s first floor heated swimming pool, whirlpool, and sundeck near the fitness center and take in expansive views of the Convention Center.
Other Hilton Gaslamp Quarter Hotel amenities include front desk baggage storage, laundry and valet services, guest safety deposit boxes, 24-hour concierge, guest activity and recreation services, and local tour services. There is also an on-site ATM.
Note: In-room Wi-Fi requires a per night fee.
One of the best things about Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Hotel’s location is its proximity to the San Diego Convention Center. Host to huge events like the Rock N Roll Marathon Expo and the annual San Diego Comic-Con International, the Convention Center draws high energy crowds of up to 100,000 visitors to the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village year-round. Conventioneers will appreciate the short walk across East Harbor Drive to the welcoming comfort of the Hilton Gaslamp at the end of a long day.
Hilton Gaslamp guests are within walking distance of two of San Diego’s most happening neighborhoods. At the westernmost tip of the historic Gaslamp, visitors can explore neighborhood favorites like the Chuck Jones Gallery, which is home to 60 years of Loony Toons artwork, features Bugs Bunny, Wile E Coyote, Daffy Duck, and friends at 5th Avenue and K Street. Walk the historic Gaslamp Quarter or hail a Pedi-cab or horse drawn carriage and explore the neighborhood in a whole new way. When you’re hungry, stop in at the uber-popular Burger Lounge, serving organic beef burgers on 5th Avenue. If you want to take it upscale, eat at Searsucker, also on 5th Avenue, serving a trendy New American menu created by celebrity Chef Brian Malarkey.
Be sure to venture over to East Village, just a couple blocks away. Check out Moonshine Flats, a country-western dance hall on 7th Avenue where you can practice your line dancing. The Blind Burro is at the corner of 7th Avenue and J Street; the fun restaurant serves Baja-style Mexican fare. Take in a San Diego Padres game at state-of-the-art Petco Park, or go old school and catch a game at Park at the Park on K Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. Don’t miss the nautically-themed Harbor Drive Pedestrian Bridge, one of the longest pedestrian suspension bridges in the world. It connects East Village to the San Diego Convention Center at its opposite end. Want to get out of the city for a few hours? Hop on the San Diego Trolley just steps from the hotel and pick a destination.
The Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Hotel offers more than 15 packages at any one time geared toward business, family, and budget travelers. The Family Fun Package offers breakfast for four each morning, free Internet access, and late check-out on weekends. AAA members add a 5% discount. The Advance Purchase Package saves you 20% off the best available rate. Business travelers can get great rates with the hotel’s simple bundled pricing. The packages include meeting space, basic meeting Wi-Fi, all day non-alcoholic beverage service, flip chart with markers, and per person pricing. Guests can add on additional services such as catering options, and LCD projector and screen or monitor. Military members, both active and retired, traveling on leisure can benefit from the Military Family Rate that takes 10% off room rates. To see all the promotions being offered during your stay, check the hotel website.