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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.

Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel

830 6th Ave San Diego CA 92101

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 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Free use of nearby fitness center 
  • Free 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 - 98 
  • Free airport transportation 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Business center 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 2 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 186 

Family Friendly Amenities

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

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

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 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

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 27 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

  • Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James
  • Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James Hotel
  • Ramada Gaslamp Convention Center-The Historic St James San Diego

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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