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Bristol Hotel

1055 First Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101, United States
+1 619 232 6141

$212+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 1,666 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.9
  • 6.2
  • 5.8

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Location.

    Housed in a handsome modern structure in downtown San Diego, CA, the Bristol Hotel is situated across the street from Horton Plaza. The San Diego Concourse is 2 blocks from the hotel. The historic Gaslamp Quarter is 3 blocks away.

    Hotel Features.

    The Bristol Hotel's lobby displays contemporary artwork by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and Peter Max. Marble accents in the lobby contrast dramatically with the ebony-paneled bar, set just off the lobby, which serves signature martinis. A total of 4,400 square feet of function space includes the Starlight Ballroom where a retractable roof opens to reveal the sky above. Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel. The complimentary, 24-hour fitness center includes cardiovascular machines.

    Guestrooms.

    The nine-story Bristol Hotel offers 102 contemporary guestrooms decorated in black and white, and punctuated with splashes of crimson. Tree-branch patterned draperies part to unveil San Diego Bay views captured from most guestroom windows. Rooms include coffeemakers. Laptop-compatible in-room safes are provided. Accommodations offer flat-panel televisions, iHome docks and complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms feature marble vanities and are stocked with Sunterra toiletries.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • ATM on-site
    • Business centre
    • Internet
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Laundry facilities
    • Wedding services
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 1,666 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      7.7 "77% were impressed by the valet service."
      8.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 81%."
    • 8.9 "Generally very clean."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% thought it was clean."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.1 "91% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 88%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.0 "Business sites within easy reach, said 80%."
    • 6.4 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      7.0 "70% thought rooms were spacious."
      5.2 "For only 52%, the noise level was all right."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      7.0 "70% thought rooms were spacious."
      6.7 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 67%."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the furniture was functional."
    • 6.2 "Internet is average."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 2.8 "Awful breakfast."
      2.9 "71% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 0.6 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      0.6 "94% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 816 reviews
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
      7.6 "76% were impressed by the valet service."
      8.1 "Housekeeping was great, according to 81%."
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 6.2 "Internet is average."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
    • 3.0 "Awful breakfast."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    based on 466 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.7 "Internet is average."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      3.9 "61% complained about the bathroom."
      0.6 "94% were disappointed with the minibar."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 2.7 "Awful breakfast."
      2.5 "75% said the breakfast was too expensive."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 199 reviews
    • 9.1 "Perfectly clean."
      9.1 "91% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 7.5 "Good amenities."
      7.6 "76% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.2 "Good vibe."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.8 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the noise level was all right."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 6.3 "Internet is average."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 183 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
    • 7.2 "Tasty food."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
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