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Book your room at Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

Room type

Historic hotel in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter

Old town charm

This 10-story Ramada hotel resides within the historic Gaslamp Quarter, just 2 blocks from Horton Plaza, 7 blocks from the Convention Center, and a half-mile from Balboa Park.

Bygone splendor

Major renovations have updated this 1913-built hotel, while preserving relics of the original Hotel St. James—crystal chandeliers, vintage elevators, and a marble staircase.

Working windows

Ramada guestrooms include ceiling fans, window air-conditioners, and windows that open onto city or courtyard views, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

At your hotel

In San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter, the Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center (formerly the historic St. James Hotel) is two blocks from Horton Plaza and five blocks from Petco Park.

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center features a restaurant, sun-drenched rooftop with expansive views, intimate courtyard sitting areas, complimentary use of a nearby fitness center, and complimentary airport transportation.

Guests have complimentary use of the business center, which includes a printer, copier, scanner, and high-speed Internet access. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Bar/lounge
  • Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
  • Room service
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Total number of rooms - 99
  • Airport transportation (complimentary)
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Express check-in
  • Business center
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • One meeting room
  • Elevator/lift
  • Laundry facilities
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi

Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi

Park your car

Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Microwave (on request)
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Ceiling fan
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private bathroom
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary weekday newspaper
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cable TV service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Climate control
  • In-room safe
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Eat and drink

Brian's 24 - Open 24 hours a day, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Lobby level restaurant with street views, copper-clad open kitchen, and antique mahogany bar. Home-style comfort food prepared with the freshest ingredients and innovative recipes.

Play

This hotel offers complimentary use of its small fitness room and also provides complimentary passes to a nearby fitness center, two blocks away.

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

  • Sailing nearby
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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.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit 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.

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Fees

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We should mention

Children 16 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in California Green Lodging Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
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