Get an overview of this hotelHistoric landmark in downtown San Diego

Near San Diego Bay

The 6-story 500 West Hotel, located in a renovated 1920's landmark building, is near the Embarcadero and within 5 blocks of most downtown San Diego attractions.

Kitchen, free WiFi

The 500 West Hotel offers concierge services and free WiFi. A common-area kitchen is also onsite.

Flat-screen TVs

Smoke-free guestrooms in this San Diego hotel have modern decor, platform beds, phones, and flat-screen TVs.

500 West Hotel San Diego Downtown - Bayside

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

This downtown San Diego hotel is 5 blocks from the restaurants and nightlife of Gaslamp Quarter, 8 blocks from the San Diego Convention Center, and 9 blocks from Petco Park. San Diego Bay and the Embarcadero are 2 blocks away; Santa Fe Depot and a trolley station are 1 block from the hotel.

The 500 West Hotel shares a renovated 1920s landmark building with a full-service YMCA (surcharge). A common-area gourmet kitchen, dining area, and living room with a 50-inch flat-screen TV are on site. WiFi in common areas is complimentary. Outside, guests have access to a large courtyard area. Motor boating, water skiing, windsurfing are available 2 blocks away in San Diego Bay. Nearby parking is available for a fee.

  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 259 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Concierge services 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Terrace 
  • Picnic area 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Shared bathroom 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Shower only 
  • Hair dryer (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 

Nearby Things to Do

The hotel shares a building with a full-service YMCA (minimal surcharge applies). The YMCA features an indoor basketball court, running track, steam room, sauna, and spa tub, as well as free weights and numerous fitness machines. Yoga and stretching classes are also offered.

Bay-front running and cycling paths are located along the Embarcadero, five blocks from the hotel. Local beaches such as Mission Bay Aquatic Park and Balboa Park offer numerous recreational activities. Coronado Beach is 6.5 miles away, and Coronado Golf Course (open to the public) is six miles away.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Water skiing on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Game drive nearby 
  • Rock climbing nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 


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 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 1 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay), plus a deposit of USD 100 per stay
  • Dogs and cats only
  • 1 per room (up to 50 lb)
  • Specific rooms only
  • Pet-friendly rooms can be requested by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation

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.

  • No onsite parking is available.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Deposit: USD 50 per stay
  • Cleaning deposit: USD 125 per stay
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per accommodation (varies based on length of stay)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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