Welcome to The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Quintessential San Diego boutique hotel. You belong here.
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 Diego's best dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Amenities include a lobby bar, European inspired courtyard/restaurant, outdoor garden area, and 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.
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.
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.
The Guild Bar
Socialize with friends and colleagues over light fare in our hotel's bar next to Poppy, our urban outdoor space. Among our luxurious velvet furnishings, treat yourself to our handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and wines as you enjoy DJ-curated music.
The Guild Café
Conveniently located at our elegant lobby, enjoy some of your favorites such as a locally baked butter croissant or a crafted vanilla rose latte. Guests can grab a quick bite or take in the morning sun while sipping on a cappuccino in the courtyard.
Eat & Drink
Rich velvet furnishings, elegant marble tabletops and a custom-milled bar welcome guests to The Guild Bar’s beautiful lounge while staff expertly craft cocktails and pour locally brewed craft beer. Guests are welcome to enjoy a light breakfast service, every morning, in the hotel’s historic courtyard.Learn More
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.
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.
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.
Find sanctuary in our fashionable accommodations complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, Smart TVs, free bottled water and local artwork.
The Guild Hotel's plush furniture is designed perfectly for savoring an authentic downtown experience.
Your ideal event venue awaits whether it’s the iconic character of the Grace Ballroom, the elegance of the Society Ballroom or our urban outdoor oasis, Poppy. Each space has been carefully crafted into sophisticated spaces while also paying homage to The Guild’s storied past. The YMCA basketball court transformed into the grand Grace Ballroom while the original pool converted into the elegantly appointed Society Ballroom.Learn More
The Design-forward Council Boardroom, sleek executive chairs, and the latest technology.
The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
500 West Broadway, San Diego, California, USA, 92101
Greyhound Bus Station
Subway StationAmerican Plaza Trolley Station
Santa Fe Trolley Station
Train StationSanta Fe Depot
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.
Destination Fee Inclusions
The destination fee includes: Daily self-parking, daily food & beverage credit, daily pass to San Diego Museum of Art, complimentary bike rental (based on availability), complimentary bottles of water, complimentary morning coffee and tea service, complimentary WiFi, and access to on-site fitness center.
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
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 Hotel is a reimagination of the iconic historic Armed Services YMCA building in the heart of Downtown San Diego.
Dry Cleaning Service
Wake up Calls
Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Smoke Free Property
Two dog maximum per room with USD 75.00 non-refundable fee per room per stay
Non-Refundable Pet Fee Per Stay: $75
Maximum Number of Pets in Room: 2
Adjacent parking garage open daily from 6 am - 11 pm. Valet Parking available M-Th On Demand & F-Sun 3PM -11PM
Accepts: Credit Cards
Property has elevators
Languages spoken by staff:
English, Spanish, Latvian
For more information about the physical features of our accessible rooms, common areas or special services relating to a specific disability please call +1 619-795-6000
Accessible on-site parking
Property has elevators
Service Animals are Welcome
Valet parking for vehicles outfitted for drivers in wheelchairs
Van Accessible on-site parking
ADA entrance located on the west side of the hotel (India Street).
Entrance to On-Site Fitness Center is Accessible
Meeting Spaces are Accessible
On-Site Restaurants are Accessible
Room and Suites Access through the Interior Corridor
Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand
Bathtub Grab Rails
Close Caption TV
Deadbolts on Guest Room and Suites Doors
Electronic Room Key
Flashing Door Knockers
Guest Room and Suites Doors Self-Closing
Hearing Accessible Rooms and/or Kits
Lever Handles on Guest Room Doors
Lowered Electrical Outlets
Lowered Viewports in Guest Room Doors
Mobility accessible rooms
Non-slip Grab Rails in the Bathroom
Room Windows Open
Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors
Secondary Locks on Room Windows
Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled
Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms
Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors
Carbon Footprint: 8.22 kg per room night
Water Footprint: 218.81 liters per room night