Smart Stay by

Andaz San Diego

by Megan DuBois
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Megan DuBois
1 of 2
1 of 2
Photo: Courtesy of the property
by Megan DuBois
2 of 2
2 of 2

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, which 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 an ideal choice for business and adult leisure travelers alike. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of Andaz San Diego

It's All in the Details

Upon walking into the hotel, guests will find a homey and welcoming space. You can't miss the bright abstract mural and sleek dark wooden pillars, either. Meanwhile, rooms are equipped with warm wooden accents, glass showers, and a cozy workspace. While there aren't any balconies, each room offers stunning city views. 

The Vibe at Andaz San Diego

Cool, chic, and comfortable is exactly how we'd describe Andaz San Diego. Located in the heart of San Diego (and just a short Uber ride to downtown!), the location is perfect for those traveling for business or pleasure. Plus, 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 Andaz San Diego

Business travelers will appreciate the hotel's close proximity 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.

Who Might Not Love Andaz San Diego

Families might seek alternate accommodations. There are no kid-centric activities on-site, and the rooms themselves are on the smaller side, so you may be tight for space.

Best Amenity at Andaz San Diego

The rooftop pool and lounge are easily the resort's best amenities. Those who book an Andaz Cabana Suite will enjoy direct access to the pool via a spiral staircase. 

Money Matters

What's Included at 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 Andaz San Diego

The property charges a $30 destination fee per night, which includes daily local beer and wine tastings from 5 PM to 8 PM, a $10 food and beverage credit (nightly), and discounts to local shops, attractions, tours, and entertainment offerings. 

How to Get a Deal at 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 There

In the Neighborhood of Andaz San Diego

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

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