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Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA

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Overview of Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA

3.5 out of 5

4.0/5 Very Good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPort of San Diego13 min walk
  • Popular LocationBalboa Park16 min walk
  • Popular LocationUSS Midway Museum18 min walk
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)3 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

Located by the ocean, Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA is in San Diego's Little Italy neighborhood, a walkable area with good airport proximity. Seaport Village and Fashion Valley Mall are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Balboa Park and Harbor Island. USS Midway Museum and San Diego Zoo are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Waterfront Park - 7 min walk
  • Maritime Museum of San Diego - 8 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 13 min walk
  • Balboa Park - 16 min walk
  • USS Midway Museum - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • County Center - Little Italy Station - 8 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 15 min walk
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 3 min drive


  • Bayside Kitchen + Bar — 1 min walk
  • Mona Lisa Restaurant & Deli — 5 min walk
  • Cafe Gratitude — 5 min walk
  • Juniper & Ivy — 5 min walk
  • The Crack Shack — 6 min walk

About this property

Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA

3.5-star San Diego hotel in Little Italy, walk to Waterfront Park
A restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli, and a spa tub are onsite. All 204 rooms offer conveniences like sofa beds and refrigerators, along with free WiFi, free wired Internet, and MP3 docks. Other amenities available to guests include LCD TVs, microwaves, and room service.
Hilton Garden Inn San Diego Downtown/Bayside, CA offers 204 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and safes. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and microwaves. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided daily.

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Covered valet parking on site (USD 45.00 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–9:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekends: USD 5.00-20.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed


  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space (2300 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms


  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual fire alarm
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Sofa bed


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • MP3 dock

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from 4:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in


Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: USD 50

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Due to COVID-19, this property's food and beverage options may be limited pursuant to local regulations.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 5.00 and USD 20.00 per person (approximately)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out fee: USD 50 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 453 out of 949 reviews
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Rating 2 - Poor. 61 out of 949 reviews
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Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great Hotel aesthetically but the beds aren’t great! Lumpy mattress
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Staff & service
My whole experience here was terrible. There was no self park option and no parking anywhere close by so we had to do valet which was $45 a night. Upon checking in we arrived 30 mins early in hopes our room would be ready by 4pm… we didn’t get our room till 5pm. I was in SD for my birthday celebration and due to this delay missed my dinner reservation and had to go elsewhere. Then my room reservation came with snacks and drinks and when we went to claim those the man Larry who worked the night shift was EXTREMELY unprofessional and rude. He basically said because I booked through Expedia that my money wasn’t good enough and there was no possible way my room could have came with snacks and a drink, as if because I booked with Expedia that I was too broke for that option. He then tried to intimidate my company and I and basically told us to put the snacks back or else. When I attempted to show Larry the reservation he didn’t even look at it he said nope you booked through Expedia. Well we finally left back to our room after getting security called on us and Larry making it a big deal and embarrassing me in front of my company and other guests. 10mins later this ignorant, unprofessional, miscreant calls my room to explain he decided to look up the reservation and indeed my room did come with snacks and drinks and that I, ME !! Could go back down to the lobby to get them if I wanted….
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean and near Little Italy where all of the restaurant and night like is.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I paid for a harbor view room and it was so worth the extra couple dollars! The view was amazing! The room was nice and clean, we had two queen beds(they were comfortable), the room had a small microwave and refrigerator in the room which was nice. The area around the hotel was nice and I felt safe even though it was just myself and 3 kids. The only thing I wish was a little clearer when booking was they only had valet parking which was $45 a night. Overall we had a great stay and will definitely use this hotel again.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities
Disliked: Staff & service
First off, I wasn’t aware that VALET was the only option to park my car. It was automatically added to my bill $40. I had to wait awhile to check out however, there were 2 employees at the counter who didn’t even acknowledge I was waiting. While I was in the room, I tried using the Keurig but the coffee maker did not work. I made several attempts to contact the front desk without any success. Overall, I don’t think I will be staying at this hotel in the future.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021