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The Bristol Hotel

0.7 km from San Diego centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness centre
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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1055 1st Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-4890
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    All reviews gaslamp district horton plaza valet parking within walking distance street noise convention center the gas lamp district homeless people light sleeper front desk staff spent nights hotel is in a great location trolley stop valet service attending a conference would highly recommend this hotel balboa park earplugs sirens waterfront
    Reviewed 15 September 2013

    We decided to stay in the Gaslight Quarter and the Bristol is located within a 5 minute walk. the hotel is not over-expensive for such an excellent location. The rooms are comfortable, there is a small but friendly cocktail bar, with a happy hour, and...More

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    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Nistock, Thank you for an exceptional review! It was great to read that you not only enjoyed our wonderful city, but that you also enjoyed your stay at the Bristol Hotel! I am pleased that you enjoyed our central location, just minutes from the...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2013 via mobile

    Stayed here for 6 nights. Room was nice but opposite the lift / elevator and a pump room. First two nights a band tour bus was parked directly below us with its engine running all night. That left and an hour later the water company...More

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    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear RML0703, Thank you for your review. I apologize for the bus noise and had we been aware of this in advance we would have placed a stop to this immediately or assigned you to a different room. The city also experienced emergency pipe repairs,...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2013

    The hotel was relatively expensive for what you get. We stayed two nights and ended up paying $100 for the valet parking! we deeply regretted opting for valet because there was a parking lot just across the street. Breakfast was delicious and reasonably priced (hence...More

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    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Martin P, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have read your comments and I would like to provide some clarification. Our Valet Parking rate is $26 per night with complimentary in and out accessibility and we are priced $5...More

    Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

    A really great value in the center of down town San Diego. The rooms were nice. Went to their bar for happy hour- $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine. $3 draft beer (but they only had 1 choice? A wheat beer-pass). The carne...More

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    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for a great review! Our restaurant, the First Avenue Bar and Grille offers great beer, cocktails and food at extremely reasonable pricing in a hip atmosphere. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed this experience, an experience that I...More

    Reviewed 6 September 2013

    Hotel is very comfortable and in a great location for touring San Diego using the public transit system or walking. Easy access to Gaslight District, Little Italy, the Harbour, the Zoo, Balboa Park, La Jolla and Horton Plaza. Also very close to the airport. Did...More

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    Response from bristolMGR, General Manager at The Bristol Hotel

    Dear DMATH1951, Thank you for a great review! I am so pleased you were able to take advantage of our great location for sightseeing that puts you within walking distance to most major San Diego attractions including the Gaslamp District, Little Italy, the waterfront, Horton...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    olgaxo_20
    Does this hotel have a swimming pool???
    7 April 2016|
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    Response from bristol669 | Property representative |
    Hi! Thank you for considering the Bristol Hotel. We do not have a swimming pool, but the beautiful ocean & beaches are not far away! We hope to welcome you soon.
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    Sarah M
    Hello! How much is parking per day?
    8 February 2016|
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    karmaguy
    Please tell me about you handicap access. We are giving my wife's parents a trip to San Diego as a Christmas Present. My mother in law is in a wheelchair and needs a room with handicap access to the shower, etc.
    19 December 2015|
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    Response from bristol669 | Property representative |
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. We have an accessible room (with two full-size beds) which would provide a roll-in shower with shower wand, grab bars and a lowered closet bar and lowered safe. When you make your... More
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    Room Tips
    "Comfortable rooms on road side"
    Kribs G, 11 days agoRead review
    "Ask to be away from renovations. If you have a car, ask"
    RTDRTDRTD, 1 month agoRead review
    "Higher floors if street noise bothers you."
    steph r, 2 months agoRead review
    "Ask to be placed away from the renovations"
    NetDiva, 2 months agoRead review
    "our room faced First Avenue but it was quiet"
    papet1720, 3 months agoRead review
    "Marisol and Jasmine were great as was everyone that served us there! Even the maids were great!"
    LaJollaWineTours, 4 months agoRead review
    "stay away from lifts and the ice machines"
    mattlx m, 4 months agoRead review
    "We had room 509. A good room, spacious and pleasant."
    milliekes, 4 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a suite if available"
    Richard G, 4 months agoRead review
    "Call ahead to make certain there are facilities shut down or construction"
    jc0x55, 4 months agoRead review
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