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

RM 543+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
Based on 1,405 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.9
  • 5.9
  • 5.4

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • 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

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 1,405 reviews
    • 9.0 "Perfectly clean."
      8.9 "89% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% thought it was clean."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      7.4 "74% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.3 "Housekeeping was great, according to 73%."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the room service."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.9 "Easily accessible by car, said 89%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      8.8 "Business sites within easy reach, said 88%."
    • 6.4 "Average comfort."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.4 "64% said the view was so-so."
      6.4 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 64%."
    • 5.9 "Internet is average."
    • 5.4 "Average value."
    • 4.4 "Breakfast is below average."
      3.3 "67% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.6 "Pool is below average."
    • 0.7 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
      0.7 "93% didn't like the fitness area."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 702 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Generally very clean."
      8.6 "86% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% thought it was clean."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      7.3 "73% were impressed by the valet service."
      7.4 "Housekeeping was great, according to 74%."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "61% said the view was so-so."
    • 5.8 "Internet is average."
    • 5.5 "Average value."
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    Overall rating

    8.0 Good
    Based on 351 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.9 "Generally very clean."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Food is average."
    • 6.2 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were big enough."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      2.7 "73% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.1 "Breakfast is below average."
      2.7 "73% said the breakfast was too expensive."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 210 reviews
    • 9.2 "Perfectly clean."
      9.0 "90% said rooms were clean."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.7 "Average comfort."
      5.5 "For only 55%, the noise level was all right."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.0 "Internet is average."
    • 5.1 "Average value."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 140 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.8 "Generally very clean."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
    • 7.1 "Tasty food."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
    • 6.6 "Average comfort."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.6 "Average value."
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    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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    "Friendly service"
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