Travelers can settle in at the Homewood Suites by Hilton, an ideal extended stay hotel for business travelers, vacationing families, and couples enjoying a long weekend away. Located in the heart of Downtown San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood, Homewood is just steps from the fabulous San Diego Harbor, and less than two blocks from San Diego International Airport.
This modern, luxury hotel offers an array of accommodation options that include all of the creature comforts of home from full-sized kitchens to gorgeously decorated living areas. Just two miles from the energetic Gaslamp Quarter known for its diverse restaurant scene and thriving nightlife, they’ll be just minutes away from all the action. For those traveling on business, the hotel’s nearness to the San Diego Convention Center only adds to its appeal. When travelers want to feel the coziness of home while indulging in premier amenities only great value hotels can provide, they needn’t look further than Homewood Suites by Hilton.
Homewood Suites Bayside Guestrooms & Suites
Homewood Suites by Hilton offers a collection of spacious studios, one-bedroom suites, and two-bedroom suites boasting a clean and contemporary design featuring varying shades of beige in everything from the curtains to the patterned carpet. The sleek, yet comfortable, suites are highlighted by their dark wood furnishings and accentuated by colorful wall paintings. Each of the suites feature separate sleeping and living areas, as well as fully-equipped kitchens complete with full-size refrigerators, dishwashers, and microwaves. These well-appointed guestrooms serve as a home away from home specifically designed to adjust to guests’ needs whether working or relaxing.
Guests can choose from eight different suite configurations. Four are studios, two are one-bedroom suites, and two are two-bedroom suites. All of the accommodations feature a 42-inch television in the living area, full-size sofa sleeper, blackout curtains, custom designed alarm clock with back-up alarm system and MP3 capabilities, free Wi-Fi, Keurig coffee brewer, and welcome basket.
Suites are also equipped with a work desk and ergonomic chair, two-burner cooktop, and an iron/ironing board as well as sweeping views of the San Diego Harbor or the downtown skyline. The one and two-bedroom suites have a few more amenities than studios. This includes a second 42-inch television in each of the bedrooms, sitting area with sofa sleeper, workstation, and automatic door closer.
Accessible rooms are available upon request. They have been thoughtfully designed for guests who require accessible amenities and extra space. This includes items such as assistive listening devices, grab bars, vibrating pads, oversized adapted handles, strobe alarms, and more.
All suites are non-smoking.
Homewood Suites Bayside Hotel Amenities
The hotel offers a wealth of on-site amenities and services, designed to assist in every aspect of guests’ wants and needs that enhance their overall experience at the hotel. Every morning they provide a complementary hot breakfast buffet in their Breakfast Area, and complementary cocktails every evening in the Beverage Area. Children’s menus are available.
Homewood provides a state-of-the-art fitness center, fully-equipped business center, 24-hour Pavilion Pantry Market, ATM, coin-laundry facility, heated rooftop pool, bar area, two lounges, on-site restaurant, and 3,400 square feet of flexible meeting space. They also have baggage storage, a concierge desk, laundry service, valet, room service, luggage holds, safety deposit boxes, cribs, high chairs, express mail, and a multi-lingual staff to tend to guests’ every need.
Homewood’s amenities comply with all ADA guidelines providing helpful aids such as lowered buttons in elevators, large print menus, wheelchair accessible suites, swimming pool hoists, visual alarms, and vibrating alarms. Service support animals are exceptions to the no pets policy.
Homewood Suites Bayside Neighborhood
Situated along Downtown’s Pacific Coast Highway and overlooking the San Diego Harbor, Homewood Suites is situated in the charming neighborhood of Little Italy, a cultural oasis featuring an array of activities and attractions. A few must-see places include several neighborhood historic sites such as the Piazza Basilone – a war veteran tribute, the “Jewel of Little Italy” – 1925 Our Lady of the Rosary Church, and the Firefighters Museum, an ideal attraction for children. The USS Midway Museum, Maritime Museum of San Diego, and bay front Embarcadero, a historic landmark and beautiful wharf, are also worth a visit.
A picturesque neighborhood steeped in rich history, its streets are lined with an array of Italian retail shops, art galleries, and home-design stores providing visitors with a unique look into its roots and Old-World atmosphere. Local culture is on display through an array of annual events, many of which are centered on the neighborhood’s Italian heritage, such as the Little Italy Carnevale, Labor Day Stickball Tournament, and Little Italy Festa – the largest Italian festival in the United States.
The neighborhood is also home to a thriving culinary scene along Kettner Boulevard, affectionately referred to as “Top Chef Alley” thanks to its culmination of distinctive eateries led by luminary chefs. Juniper & Ivy, The Crack Shack, and Bracero are just a few of its highlights.
Homewood Suites Bayside Promotions
Homewood Suites offers over a dozen special price options ranging from discounts to packages. All AAA, CAA, and AARP members receive 10% discounts on all best available room rates. They also provide a Homewood 65 Plus Discountfor senior citizens that takes 10% off regular room rates, a 15% discount with their Book Early promotion, and 50% off Sunday night stays for those who opt for a three-day weekend stay. Similar to all Hilton owned hotels, all of their packages and discounts can be compared with competitors’ prices to ensure travelers are getting the best deal. They offer Points Unlimited memberships, which allow guests to earn points on each of their stays that can be used for upgrades and additional perks.
There is also a wide variety of specialty packages including the Parking Package, Park Stay and Go, Trolley Package, and Premium Wi-Fi Package. Special offers such as Meetings Simplified, an all-inclusive business meeting bundle, and the Pacific Standard Dining Credit, a daily $50 food and beverage voucher are also included among the hotel’s promotions.