Escape to the unforgettable San Diego Hilton by the Bay hotel, surrounded by astonishing beauty of the bay area in San Diego. Nestled among many shops and restaurants, the hotel is in the heart of downtown San Diego, a stunning waterfront location. Hilton by the Bay is close to the Gas Lamp Quarter, famous for its restaurants, shopping center and night life. San Diego Lindbergh Airport is only about 6 minutes away.


Hilton by the Bay in San Diego is there for your memorable experiences close to home or across the world.  Our recent visit to San Diego Hilton by the Bay was one of the best hotels stay among many. We were most impressed by their commitment to delivering a cleaner stay for the safety of their guests and staff.  Located along the bay is The Embarcadero, a busy cruise ship hub and a must see while you stay at San Diego Hilton by the Bay.  Seaport Village is also along the bay with souvenir shops and restaurants.  Seaport Village is another great way to spend a few hours while you stay at Hilton by the Bay.  Little Italy, San Diego Convention Center, Balboa Park and San Diego Zoo are also among many of San Diego’s exciting attractions that are within walking distance of the hotel.

San Diego Hilton Bayfront Lobby

Walking into the room creates an exciting moment with expansive windows and a view of the skyline overlooking San Diego Bay, and downtown’s gorgeous skyline.  Our room had an awesome view of Coronado Island. All guests are offered complimentary Wi-Fi, and each room is equipped with a Cuisinart Coffeemaker, 55-inch HDTV, and a mini cooler. A large work desk in the guest room makes for a smooth transition to working remotely.  The Beds were very comfortable and a spacious bathroom equipped with Crabtree and Evelyn Bath amenities creates a luxurious five-star style. Coronado Island shuttle is offered free to guests every weekend to visit the iconic Coronado Island.

View from a room
Hilton Clean Stay seal on guest room doors

The waterfront, heated pool is open from 10am to 8pm.  Hotel offers a heated pool and reservations are required. Pool side loungers have been set to follow social distancing guidelines and sanitized regularly. Do not forget to visit the pool club for a cocktail, mocktail, delicious menu items, and an amazing waterfront view.

After walking the bay area late evening, we opted for room service.  Food was delicious as expected, and delivered very quickly by a pleasant staff. Hilton Bayfront is committed to a safe and clean stay – Hilton CleanStay. The hotel has activated a digital take-out or room delivery ordering option that guests can access via QR code or URL. Guests can choose to pick-up their food or have it delivered to their guest room or poolside lounger.

Odysea Lounge with a beautiful water front view is open from 2pm to 1:30am. It is located in the lobby where hotel guest gather around while sipping their choice of in-house made infusions as well as unique barrel aged cocktails. There are also iPad stations for guests to surf the internet. Coffee lovers, there is a Starbucks😊. I also noticed a free phone charging station in the lobby available to charge your phone for free. Amazing!

In addition to the amazing views, we were very pleased with the service from the staff at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Explore this amazing hotel.  The hotel offers various amenities for families with children. San Diego Hilton by the Bay is ready to welcome you with unparalleled service and a memorable experience.

A great experience!

Elevator down to the pool and bay area.
Poolside Lounge
Digital Take Out Menu