500 West Hotel - San Diego

500 West Broadway, San Diego, United States, 92101  show map
 2 stars
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500 West Hotel - San Diego

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid off-site parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness center

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Overview

The 2-star 500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown offers quiet rooms in Downtown San Diego district of San Diego. Built in 1924, the hotel was renovated in 2004.

Many San Diego sights, including Balboa Park, Sea World and Petco Park are about 15 minutes' walk from the property. San Diego city center is 1 km away.

Nearby points of interest include a theater and a museum.

500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown is within a 5-minute drive to San Diego International airport.

Rooms

The hotel comprises 259 rooms equipped with a lounge area, cable television, a fridge, wireless internet and a work desk. The guestrooms look out on the harbor. For more comfort a hairdryer, a bathtub and a shower are provided.

Eat & Drink

All visitors are offered a full breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Guests can make use of parking, a cash machine and a luggage storage on site.

Relax

The on-site spa facilities include a spa centre, a health club and a sauna.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible on site.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   259.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid off-site parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Service dogs allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Carte blanche
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables

Services

  • Self-service laundry

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/ Tables

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room

Leisure facilities

  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator on request

Bedroom

  • Foam mattress

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel 500 West Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
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Hotel Address:

500 West Broadway, San Diego, United States, 92101

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City Center
  • San Diego
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot
    200 m
  • Amtrak
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    259

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • The Embarcadero400 m
  • San Diego Burger CO600 m

Popular areas

Train stations

  • Amtrak100 m
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot100 m
  • Coaster Santa Fe Station200 m

Sport related

Shopping areas

Museums

  • San Diego Railroad Museum100 m
  • Museum of Contemporary Art100 m
  • Pacific Southwest Railway100 m
  • USS Midway Museum500 m
  • San Diego Aircraft Carrier600 m
  • San Diego Police Historical600 m
  • Firehouse Museum600 m

Parks

Halls

  • Spreckels Organ Pavilion300 m
  • Fourth and B Concerts and Special600 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Neil Dymott Perkins Brown400 m
  • Fashion Institute of Design400 m
  • San Diego School-Architecture500 m
  • Kelsey-Jenney College500 m

Theaters

Local attractions

  • Spreckels Park2.9 km
    Orange Ave btwn 6th & 7th Sts, Coronado
  • Silver Strand State Beach9.3 km
    5000 Hwy 75, Coronado
  • Lake Murray13.9 km
    5540 Kiowa Drive, La Mesa
  • Coronado Municipal Beach4.6 km
    Silver Strand Blvd, Coronado
  • Living Coast Discovery Center10.1 km
    1000 Gunpowder Point Drive, Chula Vista
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    259
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500 West Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 500 West Hotel

Average guest rating

6.4out of 10
Good
Based on 235 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
5.0
Rooms
7.0

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    2.8

    Nothing positive to say

    The facility can barely be classified as a hotel. Rooms wreaked of cigarette smoke, it was too small and stuffy. the tv was a joke... i have seen computer screens bigger! The icing on the cake was the fact that the room had on restroom/bathroom facility. The traffic noise kept me up all night

  • Single
    5.4

    It is really in the downtown San Diego. You can walk around the marina, airport centre in a few minutes.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Great location and friendly atmosphere. I thought the beds were really comfortable and slept well

  • Single
    7.8

    The close proximity to the convention centre (10 minute walk)

    Room decor was a bit dull

  • Single
    7.0

    The price paid was excellent value for money. The staff were very friendly and willing to help with questions and directions. The rooms were just the right size for a single traveller. The shower and toilet facilities were clean. I would recommend the 500 West Hotel to others.

    My one and only complaint, and this is not down to the Hotel or its staff. Other guests had no thought for other people during the middle of the night as the slammed their rooms doors. Please give those a little consideration while they are trying to sleep.

  • Couple
    4.6

    It was cheap.

    Beds feel like prison beds. Carpet is gross. Shady, scary people stay there.

  • Couple
    7.8

    Excellent location easy to access everything!! Felt safe outside at all times of night!

    Shared bathrooms, although they were well maintained.

  • Single
    9.2

    The hotel is very close to a bus stop to the airport, the trolley station to everywhere and just a few blocks from the gaslamp quarter and the convention center. It was great considering the amount paid!

  • Single
    7.0

    Great location, room was clean.

    There were no washcloths in the bathrooms, and bathroom floors were often wet.

  • Group of friends
    5.0

    I don't like this hotel. Because it's without personal restroom.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    I loved how friendly the cleaning crew was and how helpful most of the front desk was. The location for that price cant be beat!

    obviously the 500 is a hostel, so there are certain luxury things that you cant expect. So the only thing I didnt like was the attitude of one of the front desk people. she had red hair and she was very rude the 2 times I spoke with her.

  • Older travelers
    5.0

    I like only the location! You should not call this place "a hotel" because it is only "a hostel". The window in my room can't be open and noise from a roof at night time was unbearable. The lift was dangerous to use because it was braking very often. It is a time to do a major renovation of your old military facility. And why do you charge $50 accidental expences when you need to pay your guests just to trying your hostel at least a $100?

  • Single
    7.0

    Good location, good share bathrooms

    Rooms a bit small

  • Single
    6.6

    Easy to locate. Complimentary wi-fi internet access.

    Shared bathroom. Very small flat screen TV, less than 14 inches in width (looks more like a computer monitor).

  • Couple
    5.8

    If I thought I was going to a hostel, I would be plesently surprised. However I booked a "hotel room" which I chosen partly because of location, value but also if not most importantly because I liked how the hotel looked. On the pictures! Not in reality tho!! The pictures which are shown on the internet are completely made up, the room was nothing like that. Iit was bit better than standard hostel room with no bathroom in the room. If I knew the room wasn't en-suie I would definitely not go ther. But who would of expect it from a hotel?? So we canceled 2 nights and stayed first 2 only as we wanted to see San Diego.

How to reach hotel

hotel 500 West Hotel - San Diego San Diego location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

500 West Broadway, San Diego, United States, 92101

Get directions
City Center
  • San Diego
    1.0 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot
    200 m
  • Amtrak
    200 m
  • Bus stop
    100 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    259