Hilton San Diego Bayfront

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Average rate: $112 - Hotel class: 4 stars
1 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA, USA

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Hilton San Diego Bayfront Reviews

ccjbeachbum ccjbeach…
179 reviews
newest and nicest of the hiltons Mar 20, 2011
what more can you say about the new hilton bayfront it is located right on the water with spectacular views of the bay and the famous coronado bay bridge.it is centrally located and is adjacent to the san diego convention center and across the street from petco park where the san diego padres play there games.The gaslamp district has a wonderfull nightlife and many awesome place to sit down and enjoy a great meal.you really dont have to leave the hilton as it has a starbucks there and a great waterfront dining with a outdoor terrace.then as you walk in your room it says hilton class all over it with the best beds with the special hilton serenity bed and linens .awesome views .san diego is great because there is so much to see the many beaches- pacific beach- mission beach (my favorite) la jolla and then you have sea world and the famous san diego zoo - balboa park and you are only 15 miles from mexico if you want.san diego is the best and this hilton is the best of the hiltons - happy traveling
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FAUKoo FAUKoo
2 reviews
We'll see Aug 19, 2011
Havn't stayed here yet, but just booked it for a night in Sept. If the previous reviews I read are on point this will be atleast a 4star hotel. If anything changes, trust me I'll be back editing my review, lol
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Eric Eric
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New hotel that is a little too big for its space May 08, 2009
Found this hotel on Priceline for less than $100/night, after taxes and fees. We used it for a quick, relatively inexpensive weekend trip from LA, and for those purposes it was well suited. However, being a new hotel (it just opened a few months ago of this review), it definitely seemed to have a few kinks to work out.

Reading some of the other reviews online, there were complaints about the view/construction. Half of the hotel faces a less than scenic harbor, the other half faces the bay and city. We got a room facing the city, which was very nice. But if you got a room facing the other direction, it could be fairly unpleasant. We didn't notice any construction or hear any noises while there.

The hotel has the potential to be very good. The rooms are fine and comfortable, the interior is modern, but there are just lots of weird inconsistencies that just feel off, and detract from the experience, and leave it more at the average rating.

First off, the design of the hotel is a bit odd and intimidating. The lobby is really large, the ceilings are really high, and everything else (the reception desks, seats, etc) just seem oddly small in comparison. There is a level of intimacy lost when there is so much empty space floating around. In contrast, the floors on which the rooms are located are maze-like, almost claustrophobic, with different directions and wings extending for different distances.

The service is also quite poor, and something we noticed on a few occasions. First, when checking in, the receptionist didn't seem like she was in the happiest mood. We were assigned a room with 2 queen beds, and I asked if we could be moved to a room with just one king. She said there were a few rooms available, but that they were either a) on the other side of the hotel, facing the harbor/port or b) would cost $30 to upgrade. I asked if she would be willing to upgrade us for free, and she said no.

Her explanation was that the hotel was fully booked. But she had just told me that there were a bunch of rooms available (for a price), so that didn't seem honest at all. In addition, although there were some conferences going on, the hotel seemed relatively deserted. And I don't think a hotel making rooms available on Priceline would be one running on full capacity. So definitely a knock on the hotel in terms of service, and dishonesty, and something that would make me pause before deciding on whether or not to stay at another Hilton, if other alternatives focused more on retaining customer loyalty were available.

The service at the bar in the lobby was also very poor. We sat down and had to wait 10 minutes for a cocktail waitress (this despite the bar being 90% empty). Lisa ordered a coke, and after 10 minutes it hadn't arrived. So we just left.

Since Lisa was still thirsty, we looked around for another place to get a drink. Our room didn't have a fridge or mini-bar (another odd thing), but there were vending machines at the end of each floor. Unfortunately, the vending machine on our floor was completely out of everything. We were able to get drinks at another vending machine on another floor, but again it just seemed like one of those small, inconvenient things that you wouldn't expect at a nice hotel...

In summary -- decent hotel facilities, but still working out a lot of kinks in service and attention to details.
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Eric says:
That's good to hear, glad they've improved
Posted on: Mar 20, 2011
ccjbeachbum says:
i think they worked out there kinks.it was a great time when i when and they were very friendly.
Posted on: Mar 20, 2011
montecarlostar says:
Great review. I hate when you feel like a stranger on the hotels you go. Also I don't understand why people in the front desk can't be nice to hosts. I think I would avoid this hotel.
Posted on: May 08, 2009

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Overview

A waterfront location in the heart of the city makes the Hilton Bayfront San Diego an ideal accommodation for the business or the leisure traveler to the area. Guests are steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and also within minutes of Petco Park, the San Diego Convention Center, and Seaport Village too. The Hilton San Diego Bayfront is located at 1 Park Boulevard, and is 2.9 miles from the San Diego International Airport.

Bedrooms in the Hotel Hilton San Diego Bayfront are outfitted with high-speed Internet access, a personal safe, satellite TV, in room movies, direct dial phone service, a full-sized bathroom with tub, a beverage station, a hair dryer, and signature toiletries.

Those staying in the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel will be able to take advantage of many services and facilities during their visit, including banqueting facilities, a business service center, a concierge desk, golf course access, meeting and conference rooms, a news stand, pet friendly policies, a swimming pool, a lounge with bar service, an in-house restaurant, child care options, a currency exchange, a modern fitness room, and valet parking.

Hilton San Diego Bayfront Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Convention Center
  • Housekeeping
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • TV
  • Laundry service
  • Spa bath / Jacuzzi
  • Shops
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Dictaphone
  • Facsimile
  • Ballroom
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Full-service catering
  • Exhibit Space
  • Disabled Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Spa & Wellness Centre
  • Health Centre
  • Body Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Cots
  • Poolside Bar
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Paid Parking

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