The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Welcome to The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Experience Luxury at The Guild Hotel in San Diego

The Guild Hotel is a luxurious and historic boutique hotel located in the heart of downtown San Diego. Originally built in 1924 as a YMCA for the Armed Services, the hotel has been restored to showcase its unique architectural features while offering modern amenities and sophisticated style. With 162 beautifully appointed guest rooms, from cozy standard rooms to spacious suites, guests can enjoy comfort and luxury. The hotel's premier location near the Bayfront, Gaslamp Quarter, and Little Italy puts guests just steps away from San Diegos best dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Amenities include an exclusive onsite Barber, a locally influenced restaurant and bar, a European-inspired courtyard, a thoughtfully curated boutique, a wellness-focused fitness center, an outdoor garden area, and flexible meeting and event space. The Guild is also an iconic wedding and event venue in San Diego, offering exceptional service in a truly unique setting.

Rooms & Suites

Revived and Renewed

Indulge in a refined modern experience within the walls of this historic building.

Intuitive Amenities & Modern Design

A Playful Nod to Modernism

Expertly reimagined for the modern traveler, our rooms and suites beautifully blend historic design elements with luxurious comforts to ensure guests experience a truly inspiring stay.

King Society Guest Room

To Inspire the Modern Explorer

An Unbeatable Downtown Location

Enjoy The Guild’s prime downtown location and explore all San Diego has to offer. Conveniently situated between Gaslight Quarter’s nightlife and Little Italy’s restaurant scene, guests also enjoy being in close proximity to popular destinations like USS Midway Museum, San Diego Zoo and San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park, San Diego Convention Center, and Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres.


You Belong Here

Captivating Design & History

The Guild Hotel, San Diego, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel, seamlessly blends historic charm and modern amenities for an inspiring stay in America's Finest City. 

Penthouse Living Room
The Guild Oath

Born in 1924. Reborn in 2019. The Guild’s oath is to provide comforts and conveniences that will afford practically unlimited opportunity for pleasure and social diversions. 

Grace Ballroom - Meeting
Meetings & History

Our brand-new hotel, housed in a century-old YMCA building, stays true to its past with significant details such as high ceilings, original tilework, elegant archways and exposed brick walls. 

Redefined Modern Experience

Find sanctuary in our fashionable accommodations complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, Smart TVs, free bottled water and local artwork.

Events & Entertainment

The Guild Hotel's plush furniture is designed perfectly for savoring an authentic downtown experience.

Meet & Celebrate

The Guild Hotel provides iconic venues for events, meetings and history-making moments. Our event and meeting spaces honor this building’s architectural gems.

State-Of-The-Art Technology

The Design-forward Council Boardroom, sleek executive chairs, and the latest technology.

Council Boardroom


The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

500 West Broadway, San Diego, California, USA, 92101

Tel: +1 619-795-6000

Additional Parking Information

Valet Parking:

On-Demand valet parking is available 24/7 for $56 per night. Please check in with the Front Desk upon arrival for additional details.

Third Party Self Parking:

The recommended self-parking is available at the Columbia Parking Garage located right next door at 1050 Columbia Street, San Diego, California 92101. The garage is not affiliated with The Guild and payment is made directly with the parking garage.

Curated Design

Find sanctuary in our fashionable accommodations complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, Smart TVs, free bottled water and local artwork. Dwell in luxury at The Guild Hotel, San Diego, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel.

Courtyard with tables and chairs

Destination Fee Inclusions

The destination fee includes: Daily $35 Food & Beverage Credit (no rollover), Two Passes to San Diego Art Museum per reservation, Complimentary AM Coffee/Tea, AquaVie Wellness Spa Pass (based on availability), Complimentary Bike Rentals, Complimentary Bottled Water, Barber Shop 10% Discount.

1924: YMCA Opens

500 West Broadway would be home to the new Army-Navy YMCA, and host to tens of thousands of guests within months of opening its doors

1924-1970: Army Navy YMCA

No one decade defines the building, from dedicated to the newest evolution, millions of guests have passed through the doors celebrating service, family, and friends.

The Guild Bar
2019: The Guild Opens

The Guild Hotel is a reimagination of the iconic historic Armed Services YMCA building in the heart of Downtown San Diego.

Property Details

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