Explore San Diego Attractions Near Our Hotel


Stay at The Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter to enjoy quick and easy access to the city's best dining, entertainment and business destinations. San Diego is known for its year-round sunshine, miles of coastline, world-renowned family attractions and iconic Gaslamp Quarter. Our hotel is ideally positioned in the center of the city, near the Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Civic Theater.

In the Heart of Downtown

Alongside the calm waters of San Diego harbor, Downtown San Diego shines with endless opportunities for entertainment. Our centrally located hotel puts you in the center of the city, steps away from the Gaslamp Quarter, walking distance to the bay, and nearby top attractions including Little Italy, Portside Pier, USS Midway, Petco Park and the San Diego Convention Center.

Downtown San Diego

Near Beaches and Attractions

Within a 10 minute drive from our hotel, you can learn about the animal kingdom at the world-famous San Diego Zoo, ride the historic roller coaster at Mission Beach's Belmont Park, museum-hop through Balboa Park, learn about marine life at SeaWorld San Diego or retreat to one of San Diego's pristine beaches for daytime play and photo-worthy sunsets.

Ocean Beach

San Diego Convention Center Hotel

Attending a special event or conference at the Convention Center? A scenic walk through the Gaslamp Quarter or along the Bay will lead you from our hotel to the San Diego Convention Center. The award-winning facility is one of the first convention centers in the United States to receive GBAC STAR™ facility accreditation.

San Diego Convention Center
Where to Eat in San Diego
Gaslamp Quarter

Expanded patios and beautifully decorated parklets line the streets of the Gaslamp Quarter with over 50 restaurants and bars open for you to experience. Curbside Gaslamp enhances the outdoor shopping and dining ambiance with select streets closed to vehicular traffic Wednesday-Sunday to create a pedestrian promenade.

Little Italy

Prepare your taste buds for foodie-paradise! Some of the city's most critically acclaimed restaurants can be found in nearby Little Italy. Many have created chic street-side patios for al fresco dining while others, including Born & Raised and Kettner Exchange, offer romantic rooftop terraces to dine under the stars.

Waterfront Dining

Stroll to Seaport Village or the newly opened Portside Pier along the Downtown Embarcadero for San Diego bay views and outdoor dining options that range from quick service cafes to fine dining.

Beer Tasting in Downtown

Taste your way through San Diego's craft breweries, walking distance from our hotel. Wake up with weekend breakfast near the ballbark at Half Door Brewing Co, head to Little Italy for lunch with Bolt Brewery and Ballast Point both offering outdoor dining. Enjoy happy hour at Little Miss Brewing's front patio, and end your day at Quartyard, an outdoor container park with a craft beer garden.

Coronado Ferry Landing

Board the Flagship ferry at Downtown San Diego's Broadway Pier to ride the calm harbor waters to Coronado. Select one of the formal or casual restaurants at Ferry Landing to dine al fresco while admiring with the view of Downtown San Diego's sparkling skyline.

Liberty Station

This former Naval Training Center has been transformed into a lively destination for outdoor dining. Watch planes overhead from nearby San Diego International Airport while you savor dishes from one of the full service restaurants, including Stone Brewing World Bistro and Gardens, or each family member can pick a favorite to share from the Liberty Public Market.

What to Do in San Diego
Go to a Concert or Special Event

Our location puts you steps away from San Diego's top theaters and event venues. Petco Park is home to the San Diego Padres and a year-round lineup of concerts and special events. Stay with us during a food or music festival at Waterfront Park. Catch a Broadway San Diego show at the Civic. Laugh out loud at American Comedy Co. Listen to live music with fresh ocean breezes at the new Rady Shell at Jacobs Park.

Sightsee by Bike or Trolley

See some of San Diego's iconic sights like the Gaslamp Quarter sign, Coronado Bridge, Petco Park and the Star of India with a complimentary bike rental for hotel guests, or on board the open-air Old Town Trolley. Create your own itinerary and explore each destination at your own pace. Make a stop at Seaport Village to dine and shop.

Enjoy a Relaxing, Renewing Stay

Escape the fast pace of the every day and take time to disconnect. Lounge by the pool with your favorite book and schedule a relaxing massage in our treatment room. End your day journaling from comfortable in-room seating and admiring city and bay views from our Westin Heavenly Bed.

Stay Active with Watersports

Ride the waves of the Pacific Ocean while surfing at one of San Diego's white sand beaches, or glide across the San Diego harbor on a stand up paddleboard or kayak. Prefer to stay dry? Take a 1-hour narrated Harbor Tour on Flagship Cruises' spacious outdoor deck to enjoy the sea breeze and learn about San Diego's history, sea life and military ships.

Tee Up for a Golf Getaway

San Diego's year-round warm weather and wide array of courses set against picturesque backdrops create a distinctive golf getaway. A short, 5 minute drive from our hotel will take you to Balboa Park Golf Course, featuring stunning views of Downtown and the Pacific Ocean along the 18-hole and 9-hole courses. Across the bridge, Coronado Golf Course offers sunrise to sunset play with harbor views along their par 72

Hike with Scenic Views

Downtown is the perfect starting point for a variety of hikes the whole family will enjoy, including some trails which also allow you to bring your canine companions. Navigate through varied terrains along the perimeter of dog-friendly Balboa Park, and through the Park's gardens, museums and natural beauty. The estimated 65 total miles of trails can be experienced in short 1 mile loops to longer 6 mile treks.

Hotel Activities

Pre-Order Amenities, Tours and Activities

Special Experiences

Browse our menu of amenities and experiences, designed to enrich your stay. Celebrate a special occasion with champagne and truffles, order a wellness welcome with refreshments and snacks for your guest room, surprise and delight Westin kids with a plush toy and freshly baked cookies, plan a beach day complete with a picnic lunch, and more.

Chairs, umbrella and table with food on the beach

Scenic 3-Mile and 5-Mile Running Routes 


Running in a new city can be difficult so we provide scenic three- and five-mile running maps to help you find the best route. Group runs led by our runWESTIN Run Concierge are also available. Forgot your gear? Enjoy complimentary use of running shoes and workout apparel as part of our Destination Amenity Fee.


Introducing Westin WORKOUT® Gear Lending

Staying active while on the go just got easier with WestinWORKOUT® Gear Lending Kits, included as part of our Destination Amenity Fee. We’ve partnered with fitness experts from Hyperice and Bala to bring you top-of-the-line recovery and total body strength training equipment that helps you stay motivated wherever the day takes you.

On-Site Outlets
Wake up with our Breakfast Package
Fuel your San Diego adventures with a fresh and fulfilling breakfast at Bronze Bird restaurant. Book our Breakfast Package to enjoy daily breakfast for 2. Use promotional code S4B. Terms and conditions apply.
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WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio

WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio

Maintain your routine with a variety of state-of-the-art equipment at our on-site Fitness Studio.

Rooftop Pool


Outdoor Swimming Pool

Mon-Sun: 6:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided


Spa Services

Get back to your best self with massage treatments by Pure Body Spa. Revitalize and rejuvenate in the privacy of your room or in our Spa treatment room.

Spa Treatment Room
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