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San Diego Hotels

The Bristol

  • 1055 1st Ave. Map It
  • Gaslamp Quarter
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  • Modern rooms
  • Centrally located
  • Good value


  • Few amenities, somewhat seedy area

Updated 10/17/2014

Fodor's Review

Pop art by Peter Max and Andy Warhol sets a mod 1960s tone at this casual boutique hotel. The mood continues in the red-and-black guest rooms, whose amenities include iPod docks, complimentary Wi-Fi, and bathrobes. The hotel ballroom, with its twinkly starlight ceiling, is worth a peek. Breakfast burritos and omelets with avocado and bacon make the on-site First Avenue Bar & Grill a popular breakfast stop; the restaurant also serves lunch, dinner, and happy hour cocktails. The San Diego Trolley stops nearby at 2nd and C Street.

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1055 1st Ave., San Diego, California, 92101, United States

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619-232–6141; 888-745–4393

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 102 rooms
  • Rate includes: No meals

Updated 10/17/2014

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