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Room type

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children)

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchen

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Room, 1 Queen Bed, Accessible, Non Smoking

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Suite, 4 Bedrooms, Refrigerator & Microwave

Max Occupancy: 6 guests (up to 5 children)


Get an overview of this hotelHistoric 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.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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, 2 meeting rooms 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 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Business center 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Restaurant 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 99 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Refrigerator (on request)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator (on request) 
  • Room service 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Video-game console 

Where to Eat

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.

Nearby Things to Do

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 


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 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 16 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 11.26 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 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Valet parking fee: USD 24 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 10 per day
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 10 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 11.26 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

Children 16 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.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
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