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Bayside resort

Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is set among tropical gardens and close to sandy beaches on the shores of Mission Bay. This 18-acre resort is just 2 mi (3 km) from Sea World San Diego, with easy I-5 access.

Full-service marina

The resort features a nearby beach with marina, as well as the full-service Mantra Spa, a lagoon-style pool with spa tubs, and 5 tennis courts. Acqua offers al fresco dining and Mission Bay views.

Private balconies

Guest accommodations at Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa blend Mediterranean-inspired architecture and modern style. Rooms offer private patios, satellite LCD TVs, and compact refrigerators.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The 18-acre Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa is situated in the Mission Bay Aquatic Park, within two miles of SeaWorld and Old Town San Diego.The resort features a nearby beach and a range of recreational facilities. Besides an outdoor lagoon-style swimming pool, three spa tubs, and a children's wading pool, guests can also enjoy five lighted tennis courts, and a basketball court. Boat and watercraft rentals are also available from the resort’s full service marina (surcharge).

The resort includes nine treatment rooms and a fitness center. The spa also offers a retail boutique; a hair and nail salon; men's and women's locker rooms; an indoor/outdoor meditation and relaxation lounge; beachfront and al fresco services; and a private rooftop sundeck. Spa services include massages; facials; and nail, hand, and foot care. Children's services are available as well (surcharge). (Advanced reservations for services are recommended).

Children can make new friends at the kids' club (surcharge, open seasonally) where they’ll enjoy organized activities designed especially for kids (ages 5 to 12). A restaurant, Acqua, offers al fresco dining, and adults can relax with a cocktail by the fire at The Olive bar. A seasonal poolside restaurant and coffeehouse are also on site. A business center is open 24 hours a day and complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.

  • 24-hour business center
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • ATM/banking
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Conference center
  • Conference space size (feet) - 26000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 2415
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Free WiFi
  • Full-service spa
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Marina on site
  • Meeting rooms
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 7
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Number of meeting rooms - 15
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Number of spa tubs - 3
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts 5
  • Picnic area
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • RV, bus, truck parking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Spa services on site
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Steam room
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site
  • Total number of rooms - 357
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Turkish bath/Hammam
  • Wedding services
  • Year Built 1962
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis courts
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or patio
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free toiletries
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • Down comforter
  • Free local calls
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room massage available
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LCD TV
  • Microwave (on request)
  • MP3 docking station
  • Pay movies
  • Phone
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Shower/tub combination
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Where to Eat

Acqua - a California Bistro - Overlooks Mission Bay. New American cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dining available on wrap-around patio. Wine cellar with more than 3,000 bottles from around the world.

The Olive - Extensive bar and martini menu and New American cuisine. Outdoor patio with fire pits.

Fresco's - Poolside dining, snacks, and cocktails. Open seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

A'roma - Coffeehouse serving Zoka® coffee.

Room Service - Available from early morning until late evening.

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Nearby Things to Do

Located in Mission Bay Aquatic Park's 4,600-plus acres of beaches, coves, and islands, this 18-acre resort includes a nearby beach and dock, outdoor pool area, children's wading pool, and three spa tubs.

Five lighted tennis courts include a practice alley and tennis instructor. The resort also features a full-service spa and a well-equipped fitness room.

Mission Bay Aquatic Park and San Diego beaches feature numerous recreational opportunities including surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, boating, fishing, and personal watercraft. Mountain biking and horse riding are among additional options in the San Diego area.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Segway rental/tour on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Aerobics on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Water skiing on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
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Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 18 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.00 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

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Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Spa access
  • Spa tub access
  • Health club access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: USD 35.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 75.00
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.00 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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