The San Diego Amtrak Station is conveniently located in the heart of downtown San Diego and under 10 minutes from the San Diego airport. Hotels surround the station, including four- and five-star luxury hotels. For many people exiting the Amtrak station, it is not necessary to call a cab or a friend to drive to your hotel. Rather there are multiple hotels in under a mile radius of the station.
Westin San Diego
The Westin San Diego is a one-minute drive from the Amtrak station. With 25 floors and 436 guest rooms this smoke-free hotel, including guest rooms and all facilities, offers three on-site dining experiences for guests to enjoy. The 400 West serves contemporary cuisine; The Aroma Cafe serves coffee and baked goods, however, closes at 2 p.m.; and "The Bar," a full bar which also serves contemporary cuisine, is open until midnight. The Westin San Diego prides itself on being an option for weddings and large meetings. The meeting room can hold up to 500 people comfortably.
Westin San Diego 400 W. Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 619-239-4500 starwoodhotels.com
500 West Hotel
The 500 West Hotel is less than a one-minute drive from the San Diego Amtrak Station. For its downtown location, it boasts being a reasonably priced accommodation. The European-style hotel has 259 rooms all equipped with a flat-screen cable television. Double rooms, single-twin rooms, double-twin rooms, dorm rooms and hostel lodging are all available options. Guests of the 500 West are able to partake in discount packages for San Diego attractions like the zoo, Balboa Park & Museum, sports, shopping and restaurants. Discounts are available for students and guests that keep their Amtrak ticket stub.
500 West Hotel 500 W. Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 619-231-4092 500westhotelsd.com
The Bristol Hotel is a three-minute drive from the San Diego Amtrak Station. It prides itself on being one of only seven hotels to receive the Green Eco-Leaf Rating and is a member of the California Green Lodging Program. It's a smaller hotel of 102 guest rooms but the rooms are large with amenities. Guests can choose between a Deluxe King, Superior Double or Superior King room. All rooms have LCD televisions, MP3 docking stations, alarm clock and radio, complimentary Wi-Fi service, mini bar and safe. Guests also have complimentary use of the fitness center. The hotel is 100 percent smoke free but pet friendly.
The Bristol 1055 First Ave. San Diego, CA 92101 800-662-4477 thebristolsandiego.com
The W San Diego
The W San Diego Hotel is less than a block away from the San Diego Amtrak Station. After exiting the station head north on Kettner Boulevard then make a right on West B Street. The hotel will be on the right. Internet access and standard amenities are available for all room classes. In the W San Diego the rooms are divided into six classes: Wonderful Room, Cool Corner Room, Fantastic Suite, Extreme WoW Suite, Spectacular Room and Wonderful Penthouse Rooms. The classes are based on the design, size and layout. For example, the Cool Corner Room is characterized by its window-seat design focus. The hotel offers a fitness center, spa, outdoor heated pool and three restaurant lounges.
The W San Diego 421 W. B St. San Diego, CA 92101 619-398-3100 starwoodhotels.com