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Andaz San Diego

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The Andaz San Diego combines historic charm with cool California living. The hotel is housed in a historic building that opened in 1913 for the World’s Fair that celebrated the completion of the Panama Canal. The location is within walking distance of the San Diego Convention Center and San Diego’s bustling nightlife scene, making it ideal for business and adult travelers. The property has 159 guest rooms, 17 of which are suites. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of the Andaz San Diego

It's All in the Details

The exterior of the building is a simple red brick with white accents. Upon walking in you are greeted by dark tones and a bright abstract mural that feels homey and welcoming. While the rooms do not have a balcony, each has a window with stunning views of the city.

The Vibe at the Andaz San Diego

Cool, chic, and comfortable. Located in the heart of San Diego, and just a short uber ride to downtown, the location is ideal for those traveling for business or pleasure. The rooftop pool and lounge are a nice spot to take in the view, indulge in a drink, and cool off in the water after a day of exploring. 

Who Will Love the Andaz San Diego

Business travelers will love how close the hotel is to the San Diego Convention Center, while couples and leisure travelers will love being a stone’s throw from the city’s best nightlife and dining. There’s a lot to do within walking distance of the hotel, making it a good central location for a vacation in America’s Finest City. 

Who Might Not Love the Andaz San Diego

Families might not find this spot to be the best because of the number of business travelers and adult-centric activities in the area. 

Best Amenity at the Andaz San Diego

The rooftop pool and lounge are easily the resort's best amenities. If you book an Andaz Cabana Suite, your room has direct access to the pool via a spiral staircase. 

Money Matters

What’s Included at the Andaz San Diego

Free wifi, a fitness center, digital check-in, in-room Chromecast, and complimentary happy hour tastings are all included in the cost of your room. Each room includes local artwork, a flat-screen TV, a Keurig coffee maker, robes, complimentary snacks and drinks in the minibar, and a daily newspaper upon request. 

Fees and Extra Costs You Should Know About at the Andaz San Diego

There are city and state tourism fees along with the standard occupancy tax.

How to Get a Deal at the Andaz San Diego

The resort does offer packages and deals on bookings months in advance. Also, look for Hyatt member rates, which tend to be cheaper and give you hotel points.

Getting to the Andaz San Diego

In the Neighborhood of the Andaz San Diego

The Andaz San Diego is located less than a mile from many popular spots including Petco Park, where you can watch a baseball game, and the San Diego Civic Center, where you can see musicals after their Broadway run. The hotel is about three miles from the San Diego Zoo—one of the best in the country—where you can get up close to animals of all shapes and sizes. 

Nearest Airport to Andaz San Diego

San Diego Airport (SAN) is 3.2 miles (about 10 minutes). 

Nearest Public Transportation to Andaz San Diego

The Civic Center Station Cable Car is a nine-minute walk from the hotel.

The Bottom Line

The Andaz San Diego is a centrally located hotel that adults will enjoy while on a business or leisure trip to the city.

It's All in the Details