San Diego Hotels

Westgate Hotel

  • 1055 2nd Ave. Map It
  • Gaslamp Quarter
  • Fodor's Choice
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  • Elegant rooms
  • Grand lobby, near shopping


  • Formal atmosphere
  • Mandatory facility fee

Updated 10/17/2014

Fodor's Review

A modern high-rise near Horton Plaza hides San Diego's most opulent old-world-style hotel, featuring a lobby outfitted with bronze sculptures and Baccarat chandeliers. Staff greet guests with old-fashioned charm and politeness; other downtown hotels have flashier amenities but you won't find one with greater class. Rooms are individually furnished with Italian marble counters and rich wool carpeting. From the ninth floor up, the views of the harbor and city are breathtaking, though newer buildings have obscured some of them. Afternoon tea, with or without champagne, is served in the lobby to the accompaniment of harp music. The San Diego Trolley stops right outside the door.

Hotel Information


1055 2nd Ave., San Diego, California, 92101, United States

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619-238–1818; 800-522–1564

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 216 rooms, 7 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Updated 10/17/2014

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