Warmly welcoming and with a knock-it-out-of-the-park rooftop pool, the Solamar Hotel is a great option when you like your hotels to have a bit of personality and buzz about them. Oh, and the super central address helps seal the deal on this one.

Solamar Hotel is in the heart of East Village, a revitalised neighbourhood that has metamorphosed from a warehouse district to a trendy cultural hub. Yet you’re also right on the doorstep of the Gaslamp District, where eclectic galleries, rooftop bars, and craft beer breweries have set up shop inside Victorian buildings.

The rooftop pool is the star of the show at the Solamar. This is a place that has a sense of fun, so there are pops of zingy colour in the parasols and upholstery to match the sparkling poolside buzz. Similarly, the guestrooms steer clear of anything that could be considered humdrum.

With 235 rooms, the Solamar can’t be described as a boutique hotel, but that’s the vibe they’re going for. Something that feels both personal and with personality, and where service is helpful and attentive, yet unpretentious.

While the restaurants of San Diego will tempt you away from the hotel, it’s good to know you have an excellent option right on the doorstep. The Solamar’s restaurant, Jsix, has an open kitchen and focuses on sustainably sourced ingredients.

Locally Paid Fees & Taxes: Expect to pay approximately $25 per room per night for hotel resort fees and local taxes.

4.5 stars
In downtown San Diego’s lively Gaslamp district with its shops, restaurants and entertainment, near the Old Town
Approx, 15 minutes from the airport
City Hotel, Design

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  • Restaurants & bars

2 restaurants

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