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.

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
Distance from Property: 3.3 Miles
Phone Number: +1 619-400-2404
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Alternate Airport Transportation


Distance from Property: 34.4 Miles
Phone Number: +1 760-431-4646
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Alternate Airport Transportation



Bus Station

Greyhound Bus Station

Subway Station

American Plaza Trolley Station

Santa Fe Trolley Station

Train Station


Plan and Prepare for your Stay

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 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.

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


Fitness Center

Meeting Space

Free Coffee/Tea

Dry Cleaning Service

Wake up Calls

Service Request

Check-in: 4:00 pm

Check-out: 11:00 am

Minimum Age to Check In: 18

Smoke Free Property

Pet Policy

Pets Welcome.

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

Parking On-Site Parking

Daily: $35


Daily: $56

Additional Parking Information

Adjacent parking garage open daily from 6 am - 11 pm. Valet Parking available M-Th On Demand & F-Sun 3PM -11PM

Policies and Payments

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 Hotel Features

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

Accessible Areas with Accessible Routes from Public Entrance

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

Guest Room Accessibility

Accessible Vanities

Adjustable Height Hand-Held Shower Wand

Bathtub Grab Rails

Bathtub Seat

Closed 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

Roll-in Shower

Room Windows Open

Safety Chains and/or Latches on Guest Doors

Secondary Locks on Room Windows

TTY/TTD Compatible

Toilet Seat at Wheelchair Height - Toilet for Disabled

Transfer Showers in Guest Rooms

Viewports in Guest Room and Suites Doors


Carbon Footprint: 6.18 kg per room night

Water Footprint: 213.64 liters per room night

Environmental Practices

Guest Room Recycling

The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel