The Hampton Inn San Diego-Downtown is a property about a 5-minute drive from San Diego International Airport (SAN) (or a 20-minute ride on public transportation), and a 20-minute drive from Montgomery Field (MYF). The hotel provides a free shuttle service to the airport (contact the hotel for details).
On-site amenities include a fitness center, pool, free wireless high-speed internet, business center, laundry service, and concierge desk. A free breakfast is served daily.
In-room amenities include a flat screen TV with on demand movies, iron and board, high speed internet, alarm clock, hair dryer, and a coffeemaker. Jetted tubs are available in some rooms. On-site parking costs $12 per night.
There’s no on-site restaurant, but there are several dining options close by, including Mexican Fiesta, Enoteca Style, Craft and Commerce, and Petrini’s, all a 3–minute drive or a 5-minute walk away, as well as Pappalecco and Extraordinary Desserts, both a 5–minute drive or a 10-minute walk away, to name a few.
For entertainment, Embarcadero Marina Park is just a 12-minute drive away, SeaWorld is a 15-minute drive away, the San Diego Zoo is 15 minutes away by car, and the San Diego Convention Center is a 10-minute drive away. The Gas Lamp District is an 8-minute drive away and Little Italy is an 8-minute walk or a 2-minute drive away.
Smoking and non-smoking accommodations are available. This hotel is ADA compliant. This hotel does not accept pets. (All distance and travel time estimates: Google Maps)
Many guests found this hotel provided good value for the price point. Most guests found the staff a high point of the hotel, saying they were friendly, helpful, and accommodating.
Most guests who tried the complimentary breakfast were happy with both the quality and the variety of its offerings.
Many guests appreciated the hotel's location and its closeness to many of downtown San Diego's locations.
Many guests appreciated the hotel's proximity to public transportation, such as the trains. But this same proximity caused issues detailed below.
Many guests mentioned the noise from passing trains and trolleys. One guest advised against getting a room on the first floor towards the back of the hotel as this was where the noise was most concentrated, though the hotel does provide ear plugs in these rear-facing rooms.
Some guests had issues with the indoor parking structure. A few said that there were not enough parking spaces to cover the number of guests that might be staying. They also said that the structure itself was cramped and did not accommodate passenger vehicles of all sizes.
TripAdvisor.com guest reviews gave this hotel 3.5 out of 5 based 498 reviews and ranged #109 out of 269 hotels in the area.
Expedia.com guest reviews gave this hotel 4 out of 5 based 809 reviews.