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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
View from room
Premium bedding, down comforters, minibar, in-room safe

Overview of Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

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Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

4.0 star property

8.2/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Gym
  • Outdoor space
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPetco Park2 min walk
  • Popular LocationSan Diego Convention Center3 min walk
  • Popular LocationSeaport Village13 min walk
  • AirportSan Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.)15 min drive

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About this area

San Diego

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego is located in Downtown San Diego, a neighborhood in San Diego, and is in the entertainment district and near the beach. San Diego Zoo is a popular attraction and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Balboa Park and Mission Bay. New Children's Museum and Waterfront Park are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with kayaking and water skiing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with skydiving and hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • Petco Park - 2 min walk
  • San Diego Convention Center - 3 min walk
  • Seaport Village - 13 min walk
  • Port of San Diego - 10 min drive
  • USS Midway Museum - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Gaslamp Quarter Station - 2 min walk
  • San Diego Santa Fe Depot - 8 min drive
  • San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) - 15 min drive


  • Tin Fish - 2 min walk
  • Maryjane's - 2 min walk
  • Lou & Mickey's - 2 min walk
  • Lucky's Lunch Counter - 2 min walk
  • Water Grill - 2 min walk

About this property

Hard Rock Hotel San Diego

4-star San Diego aparthotel in Downtown San Diego, walk to San Diego Convention Center
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free aparthotel has an outdoor pool and a nightclub. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a 24-hour fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite. Each apartment features free WiFi, a minibar, and a plasma TV. Premium bedding, a down comforter, and free local calls are among the other amenities available to guests. Housekeeping is available on request.
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego offers 420 accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Plasma televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include phones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Microwaves, refrigerators, and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Recreational amenities at the aparthotel include an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of WELL Health-Safety Rating (IWBI) and SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Beach nearby


  • Outdoor pool


  • Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (USD 58 per night; includes in/out privileges)

Restaurants on site

  • MaryJanes
  • Nobu

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Daily cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee: USD 9–40 for adults and USD 9–40 for children
  • 2 coffee shops/cafes
  • 2 restaurants
  • A bar/lounge
  • A poolside bar
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Down comforter
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed: USD 30 per night


  • 1 bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower only
  • Towels provided


  • 42-inch plasma TV with premium cable/satellite channels
  • Nightclub

Outdoor areas

  • Terrace


  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities

Work spaces

  • 24-hour business center
  • 40,000 square feet of conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Climate control

  • Air conditioning


  • Service animals only (pets not allowed)


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices
  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Blackout drapes
  • Change of towels on request
  • Concierge services
  • Free local calls
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Housekeeping on request
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Phone
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe at front desk
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Location highlights

  • In a historical district
  • In a shopping district
  • In an entertainment district
  • In the city center
  • Near a metro station
  • Near a train station
  • Near the airport
  • Near the ocean

Things to do

  • 24-hour gym on site
  • Shopping on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rentals/tours nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Theme park nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby


  • 1 building
  • 12 floors
  • 420 rooms
  • Banquet hall
  • Built in 2007
  • LED light bulbs

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Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30.0 per night

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 9 and USD 40 for adults, USD 9 and USD 40 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 58 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Refrigerator fee: USD 30 per night
  • In-room microwave fee: USD 25 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be 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
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

Pool access available from 8 AM to 8 PM
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hard Hotel San Diego
Hard Rock Hotel San Diego
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Hard San Diego
Rock Hotel San Diego
San Diego Hard
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Frequently asked questions

Does Hard Rock Hotel San Diego have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool. Pool access is from 8 AM–8 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego?

As of Feb 4, 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego on Feb 5, 2023 start from CA $306.79, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Hard Rock Hotel San Diego pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego?

Valet parking is available for USD 58 per night.

What time is check-in at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego?

Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego?

Check-out is at 11 AM.

Where is Hard Rock Hotel San Diego located?

Located in Downtown San Diego, this aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. Balboa Park and Port of San Diego are also within 2 mi (3 km). Gaslamp Quarter Station is only a 2-minute walk and Convention Center Station is 6 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego and receive a full refund?

Yes, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hard Rock Hotel San Diego cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.



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10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Clean, quiet, close to everything whether it be a short drive or walking distance. Easy check-in/out. Extremely friendly staff.
Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent

Al, San Jose

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is centrally located to the convention center. Made it really easy to attend.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

4/10 Poor


Business traveller
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
I lost my brand new pants in the closet. When I realized it the day after I checked out, I called the frontdesk and I even took Uber back to Hardrock hotel, they even don’t want to check the closet for me. Even there is no one living in that room. They replied to me I must lost it somewhere else…… And during my 5 nights in the hotel, the air conditioning is not working, I am very cold. And shooting happens around the hotel area the day before I checked out. Very dangerous!
Stayed 6 nights in Jan 2023

2/10 Terrible

Ronald, Santa Fe

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Don't expect to be welcomed , or acknowledge as a vip member here. Never offered upgrade even though hitel was empty. Given worst room in house next to train and 24 hour lights of convention center.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved that we had a balcony. Jordon who checked us in was excellent. We did not have hot water in the shower one of the days but other than that the hotel was fun.

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed here for a girls weekend with a group of 6, and had adjoining rooms. It was absolutely perfect. The rooms were clean and spacious. The only thing there was no mirror in the room only the restroom.

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Overall great stay. Lots to do during the day or at night and the hotel itself is amazing! Clean, comfy and quiet

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with family, Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
I enjoyed the area. However, waiting on the engineer to fix my room’s bathroom toilet that was clogged and I cannot believe room service did not take care of this issue on the first time.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2023

10/10 Excellent


Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Most convenient location, cool and stylish property, thank you guys
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2022