DOUBLETREE BY HILTON HOTEL CIRCLE

1515 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA 92108 United States (USA)
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4.0 Star Downtown Hotel in San Diego County
32.75898-117.17638
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4.0/ 5

Based on 180 guest reviews

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  • Our hotel comes with an outdoor pool
  • Avg. Group Discount of 16.3%!
  • Fitness center on property
  • Hotel has 219 rooms
  • Hotel has 8 floors
  • Check out time: 12:00pm
  • Groups & Meetings rating of 7.3/10
  • Hotel has 7 meeting rooms

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Local Attractions

Excellent Location The Doubletree Club Hotel is located within ten minutes of San Diego International Airport at Lindbergh Field and major attractions including: SeaWorld, San Diego Zoo, Historic Old Town, Balboa Park, Seaport Village, Qualcomm Stadium

Summary of Verified Reviews

Good to know

  • Poor access to parking

    “Tight parking and ramps” “Parking was horrible”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Carpeting and baths could use some updating” “Broken tiles”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Hotel was very clean and luxurious”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Refrigerator didn't work well” “Coffee maker didn't work”

Review highlights

Pool

91/100
135 reviews

Clean pool area.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

74/100
496 reviews

Generally good service, though professionalism is only so-so. Reception and housekeeping are average, but management is not great. Room service is perfect.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

67/100
279 reviews

Rooms and pool area moderately clean but bathrooms are dirty. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Toilet was stained”

Location

64/100
372 reviews

Location is ok. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly. Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Central location with great excursions and sightseeing. Good access to airport.

“Close to the Fashion Valley Mall” “Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles”

Breakfast

60/100
80 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“Dry cereals” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant” “Overpriced breakfast”

Room

54/100
526 reviews

So-so beds and rooms, but balconies are nice with great views. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Poorly-maintained, old, reasonably-sized rooms, and inadequate A/C. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes.

“AC works great” “Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Comfort

51/100
227 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds. Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and terrible A/C.

“AC works great” “Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down”

Amenities

50/100
101 reviews

Handicap accessible facilities are all right. Subpar entrance area and ancient facilities, but wonderful grounds.

“Lots of trees” “Handicap accessible shower” “Narrow ramps”

Value

44/100
208 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive breakfast. Normally priced restaurant.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

44/100
118 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area. Luxurious Hotel. Good choice for a city trip.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

WiFi

20/100
31 reviews

Bad internet service.

“WiFi did not work” “Wifi in the room is terrible” “Wifi was somewhat deceptive”

Ranked top 49% by families, with a score of 75

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  • Old rooms

    “Pillows are just too old” “Old bathtub”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Noise from the three elevators” “Hallways couldn't sleep”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Right off the freeway” “Nearby hospital”

  • Expensive breakfast

    “Expensive breakfast” “Breakfast is not included”

Review highlights

Pool

91/100
32 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

76/100
91 reviews

Fantastic service. Service, housekeeping and reception are all fine.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

70/100
56 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “It smelled like wet” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Bar

68/100
6 reviews

Standard bar.

“Coffee available” “Happy hour in the lounge was a treat” “Restaurant/bar is filthy”

Location

64/100
75 reviews

Decent location with good shopping. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Amazing malls”

Breakfast

58/100
16 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“Breakfast was good” “Breakfast buffet a bit pricey but good” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant”

Amenities

51/100
16 reviews

Buildings are not very nice, with an unpleasant entrance, but the amenities are okay.

“Lots of trees” “Clean facilities” “Handicap accessible shower”

Comfort

50/100
52 reviews

Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Room

48/100
124 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms with bad kitchenettes. Rooms and beds are adequate. Outdated room with poor bathrooms and substandard furniture.

“Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Just a few dirty or stained towels”

Value

42/100
48 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive breakfast. Normally priced restaurant.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

41/100
21 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

WiFi

25/100
8 reviews

Bad internet service.

“WiFi did not work” “Wifi in the room is terrible” “Wifi was somewhat deceptive”

Ranked top 51% by couples, with a score of 78

Good to know

  • Noisy

    “Noise from highway” “Noise from the three elevators”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Refrigerator didn't work well” “Coffee maker didn't work”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Hotel was very clean and luxurious”

  • Expensive parking

    “High priced hotel parking and restaurant” “Daily parking is expensive”

Review highlights

Pool

91/100
8 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Food

81/100
15 reviews

Delicious food.

“Enjoyed the free welcome cookies” “Cookies are awesome great” “Food was amazing”

Service

76/100
37 reviews

Friendly, more-or-less professional service, and so-so reception.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Location

64/100
27 reviews

Location is ok. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Cookies and Starbucks coffee were an added bonus”

Cleanliness

61/100
23 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “It smelled like wet” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Breakfast

60/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Breakfast was very disorganized” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant” “Expensive breakfast”

Amenities

52/100
7 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Lots of trees” “Handicap accessible shower” “Structure was a bit shocking”

Room

50/100
47 reviews

Rooms are clean, but poorly-maintained with uncomfortable beds and bad bathrooms.

“AC works great” “Pillows were heavenly” “Mattress was so broken down”

Comfort

44/100
16 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Value

41/100
16 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

40/100
10 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

Ranked top 42% by business travelers, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older property” “Old building”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Tight parking and ramps” “Parking was horrible”

  • Expensive parking

    “High priced hotel parking and restaurant” “Daily parking is expensive”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff”

Review highlights

Pool

92/100
4 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

70/100
27 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

69/100
16 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Location

61/100
20 reviews

Location is ok. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close to the Fashion Valley Mall” “Close by all local attractions” “No restaurants nearby”

Room

57/100
30 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“AC works great” “Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Amenities

51/100
7 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Lots of trees” “Handicap accessible shower” “Old building”

Vibe

48/100
7 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

Comfort

47/100
12 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Value

45/100
12 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Front desk staff was welcoming”

Review highlights

Pool

90/100
5 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

77/100
5 reviews

Friendly service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

71/100
5 reviews

Quite clean.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Rooms were very clean and quiet” “Room was classy and super clean”

Location

62/100
4 reviews

Location is ok.

“Close to the Fashion Valley Mall” “Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles”

Room

61/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“AC works great” “Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Front desk staff was welcoming”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Hotel was very clean and luxurious”

Review highlights

Service

79/100
15 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

72/100
11 reviews

Clean hotel facilities. Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Rooms were very clean and quiet” “Room was classy and super clean”

Location

66/100
10 reviews

Location is ok.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Amazing malls”

Room

63/100
13 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“AC works great” “Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Value

46/100
5 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Ranked top 49% by families, with a score of 85

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff”

  • Quite clean

    “Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Rooms were very clean and quiet”

Review highlights

Service

77/100
4 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

71/100
6 reviews

Quite clean.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Rooms were very clean and quiet” “Room was classy and super clean”

Room

60/100
6 reviews

Room is all right.

“AC works great” “Pillows were heavenly” “Mattress was so broken down”

Good to know

  • Expensive parking

    “High priced hotel parking and restaurant” “Daily parking is expensive”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Carpeting and baths could use some updating” “Broken tiles”

  • Great shopping

    “Close to the Fashion Valley Mall” “Close to shopping”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Tight parking and ramps” “Parking was horrible”

Review highlights

Service

73/100
12 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Location

67/100
17 reviews

Decent location with good shopping. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Amazing malls”

Cleanliness

57/100
2 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “It smelled like wet” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Room

52/100
19 reviews

Rooms and beds are adequate. Poor bathroom.

“AC works great” “Pillows were heavenly” “Mattress was so broken down”

Comfort

51/100
11 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds.

“AC works great” “Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Paper thin walls”

Value

42/100
7 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

41/100
4 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

Ranked top 18% by families, with a score of 83

Good to know

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff”

Review highlights

Service

72/100
6 reviews

Fantastic service.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Location

69/100
5 reviews

Location is ok.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Cookies and Starbucks coffee were an added bonus”

Room

59/100
10 reviews

Room is all right.

“AC works great” “Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Good to know

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Enjoyed the free welcome cookies” “Loved the cookies at check in”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Tight parking and ramps” “Parking was horrible”

  • Poor bathroom

    “Carpeting and baths could use some updating” “Broken tiles”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Refrigerator didn't work well” “Coffee maker didn't work”

Review highlights

Pool

91/100
125 reviews

Clean pool area.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

73/100
454 reviews

Generally good service, though professionalism is only so-so. Reception and housekeeping are average, but management is not great. Room service is perfect.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Cleanliness

66/100
261 reviews

Rooms and pool area moderately clean but bathrooms are dirty. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Location

64/100
332 reviews

Location is ok. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly. Centrally located, near restaurants, bars, and shopping. Good access to airport.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Amazing malls”

Breakfast

57/100
74 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“Breakfast was not the best” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant” “Breakfast is not included”

Room

53/100
478 reviews

So-so beds and rooms, but balconies are nice with great views. Small rooms and dirty bathrooms. Poorly-maintained, old, reasonably-sized rooms, and inadequate A/C. Poorly-furnished with bad TV's, understocked minibars and unsightly kitchenettes.

“AC works great” “Pillows were heavenly” “Mattress was so broken down”

Comfort

51/100
203 reviews

Mediocre comfort, room sizes and beds. Small bathrooms, noisy rooms, and terrible A/C.

“Pillows were heavenly” “Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress so broken down”

Amenities

46/100
93 reviews

Subpar entrance area and ancient facilities, but wonderful grounds. Handicap accessible facilities are all right.

“Older property” “Old building” “Noise from the three elevators”

Value

46/100
189 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive breakfast. Normally priced restaurant.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

42/100
109 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

WiFi

19/100
28 reviews

Bad internet service.

“WiFi did not work” “Wifi in the room is terrible” “Wifi was somewhat deceptive”

Ranked top 55% by families, with a score of 72

Good to know

  • Old rooms

    “Pillows are just too old” “Old bathtub”

  • Unpleasant entrance area

    “Noise from the three elevators” “Hallways couldn't sleep”

  • Good accessibility by car

    “Right off the freeway” “Nearby hospital”

  • Expensive breakfast

    “Expensive breakfast” “Breakfast is not included”

Review highlights

Pool

92/100
29 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Service

75/100
75 reviews

Good, reasonably professional service, and standard reception.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Bar

69/100
5 reviews

Standard bar.

“Coffee was great” “Happy hour in the lounge was a treat” “Restaurant/bar is filthy”

Cleanliness

68/100
49 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Just a few dirty or stained towels”

Location

64/100
64 reviews

Decent location with good shopping. Accessible by car, but parking is awful and costly.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Amazing malls”

Breakfast

57/100
14 reviews

Breakfast is decent but expensive.

“Breakfast was very disorganized” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant” “Overpriced breakfast”

Comfort

48/100
44 reviews

Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Amenities

48/100
13 reviews

Poor buildings and an uninspiring entrance area.

“Older property” “Old building” “Noise from the three elevators”

Room

44/100
106 reviews

Poorly-maintained rooms with bad kitchenettes. Rooms and beds are adequate. Outdated room with poor bathrooms and substandard furniture.

“Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Just a few dirty or stained towels”

Value

42/100
43 reviews

Poor value for money. Expensive breakfast.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

40/100
19 reviews

Poor vibe. Hotel is outdated. Unpleasant entrance area.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

WiFi

24/100
7 reviews

Bad internet service.

“WiFi did not work” “Wifi in the room is terrible” “Wifi was somewhat deceptive”

Ranked top 56% by couples, with a score of 76

Good to know

  • Expensive parking

    “High priced hotel parking and restaurant” “Daily parking is expensive”

  • Clean hotel facilities

    “Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Hotel was very clean and luxurious”

  • Noisy

    “Noise from highway” “Noise from the three elevators”

  • Poorly-maintained rooms

    “Refrigerator didn't work well” “Coffee maker didn't work”

Review highlights

Pool

90/100
6 reviews

Great pool.

“Pool is amazing” “Pool area with the fire pit was amazing” “Loved the pool and hot tub”

Food

81/100
14 reviews

Delicious food.

“Enjoyed the free welcome cookies” “Cookies are awesome great” “Food was amazing”

Service

75/100
35 reviews

Good, reasonably professional service, and standard reception.

“Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff” “Housekeeping staff were amazing quick and accommodating”

Location

64/100
24 reviews

Location is ok. Expensive, terrible parking.

“Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles” “Cookies and Starbucks coffee were an added bonus”

Breakfast

60/100
6 reviews

Breakfast is average.

“Rotten eggs” “Complimentary breakfast” “For free breakfast at the hotel restaurant”

Cleanliness

60/100
22 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable. Clean hotel facilities.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “It smelled like wet” “Carpet in the room were all stained”

Amenities

52/100
7 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Lots of trees” “Clean facilities” “Handicap accessible shower”

Room

50/100
41 reviews

Rooms are clean, but poorly-maintained with uncomfortable beds and bad bathrooms.

“Mattress was so broken down” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Just a few dirty or stained towels”

Comfort

44/100
14 reviews

Uncomfortable, noisy rooms with poor beds.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Value

40/100
14 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

Vibe

40/100
10 reviews

Atmosphere not particularly friendly, giving poor vibes.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

Ranked top 57% by business travelers, with a score of 70

Good to know

  • Poor hotel buildings

    “Older property” “Old building”

  • Bad amenities

    “Older property” “Old building”

  • Poor access to parking

    “Tight parking and ramps” “Parking was horrible”

  • Fantastic service

    “Staff was superb” “Friendly and wonderful staff”

Review highlights

Service

68/100
19 reviews

Friendly, acceptably professional service.

“No laundry area” “Staff was rude” “Cleaning crew does a mediocre job”

Cleanliness

68/100
11 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“Overall very clean and enjoyable” “Carpet in the room were all stained” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Location

62/100
14 reviews

Decent location, but awful parking.

“Close to the Fashion Valley Mall” “Close by all local attractions” “No hotel shuttles”

Room

54/100
23 reviews

Room cleanliness is acceptable.

“AC works great” “Pillows were heavenly” “Mattress was so broken down”

Amenities

50/100
6 reviews

Hotel buildings are unacceptable but amenities are OK.

“Lots of trees” “Handicap accessible shower” “Older property”

Vibe

47/100
5 reviews

Poor vibe.

“Older property” “Pillows are just too old” “Old building”

Comfort

46/100
11 reviews

Uncomfortable.

“Air-conditioning wouldn't work” “Mattress was so broken down” “Bunk beds in kids room very very dirty”

Value

45/100
8 reviews

Poor value for money.

“Cabs get expensive” “The only issue was the hotel charges” “Cost of the food items was excessive”

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Customer Reviews of Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle

4.0 out of 5. Based on 180 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Our 219 spacious rooms, corridors, meeting space, and public areas are all fresh from our multi-million dollar renovation. There are elegant touches throughout the property and all of our improvements are made with your comfort and convenience in mind. Excellent Location • We are centrally located to all points of interest in San Diego. Literally minutes from historic Old Town; Convention Center; Gas Lamp Quarter and Qualcomm Stadium; Sea World, San Diego Zoo are with in 15 minutes of our Hotel. • Additional amenities include a Beautiful, Clear, Heated Outdoor Pool and Spa, Dry Cleaning and Guest Laundry Services, Panini Grill and Bar with Room Service and Complimentary small meeting rooms for up to 5 people. • Additionally our Guest Rooms come with your “Office Away from Home” features such as, a large well-lit desk and ergonomic chair, Dual-line phones with speakers and your own personalized Voicemail, Refrigerators, Wolf Gang Coffee Service, Iron/Board, Hair Dryer and Flat Screen TV’s with HD cable stations that feature Complimentary HBO, ESPN, CNN and The Disney Channel, just to name a few. • Your travelers will appreciate the Brand New Gym that has been set –up with the latest PreCore equipment, it is truly State- of-the-Art in fitness, each guest is also greeted each morning with the USA Today daily newspaper for the very latest news information.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 4:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2008
Floors: 8
Rooms: 219
Corridors: All Rooms Have Interior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 200
Handicap Rooms:
Suites: 30
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Cleaning Frequency: Daily
Meeting Rooms: 7 View Spaces
Meeting Space: 8000 sq. feet
Banquet Space: Holds 250 people
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: 0.5 Mi
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 5p-10pm
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
24 hour prior to arrival
Nightly Parking: $16
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 12.55%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)
State Tax: 8.75%
Food and Beverage Tax: 8.75%
Audio Visual Tax: 8.75%
Food and Beverage Service Charge: 22.00%
Audio Visual Service Charge: 22.00%
Banquet Labor Fees: 50.00 Per Hour
Banquet Bartender Fees: 75.00 Per Hour
Chef Attendant Fees: 50.00 Per Night
Avg. Continental Breakfast Cost: 14.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Breakfast Cost: 16.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Breakfast Cost: 24.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Lunch Cost: 22.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Lunch Cost: 26.00 Per Person
Avg. Boxed Lunch Cost: 20.00 Per Person
Avg. Plated Dinner Cost: 31.00 Per Person
Avg. Buffet Dinner Cost: 38.00 Per Person
Morning Break Cost: 5.00 Per Person
Afternoon Break Cost: 10.00 Per Person
Banquet Gallon of Coffee: 55.00 Per Item (Starbucks by the Gallon)
Banquet Soda: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Bottled Water: 3.00 Per Item
Banquet Hosted Bar: 13.00 Per Person/Per Hour
Banquet Reception w Hors d'oeuvres: 20.00 Per Person

Amenities / Features


Pet Friendly? Sorry, pets are not allowed.

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM
  • Baby facilities in room
  • Baggage storage facilities
  • Central location
  • Charge for early check out
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Conference facilities
  • Credit card accepted: Mastercard/Visa
  • Credit card accepted: American Express
  • Credit card accepted: Discover
  • Credit card accepted: Diners Club
  • Dinner available
  • Electronic key card
  • Elevator
  • Express Check-Out
  • Facilities for the disabled
  • Fax available
  • Fitness and health center
  • Free local calls
  • Garage
  • Hairdryer available
  • Handicap accessible
  • Central heating
  • Ice Maker
  • Internet - wireless
  • Internet - ethernet
  • Internet is Complimentary
  • Ironing facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Licensed bar
  • Movies in room
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24 hours opened
  • Office or business center
  • Private bathroom in room
  • Private garden grounds
  • Quiet location
  • Radio in room
  • Refrigerator
  • Restaurant
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Telephone in all rooms
  • Television
  • TV - Free Cable
  • Terrace
  • Travellers cheques accepted
  • TV room
  • Voicemail

Airport & Shuttle Information

SAN-Lindbergh Field, just over 6 miles away, 10-15 by car. Taxi cost approximately $15-$20

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

About Doubletree Hotels

  • Delicious warm chocolate chip cookies upon check-in
  • HD TV's
  • Free Wi-Fi in public spaces
  • Premium bath products by Crabtree & Evelyn
  • DoubleTree Fitness Guest Rooms
  • Green-Certified Hotels
  • Eforea Spa offers three customized experiences for any guest
  • Select locations offer Made Markets, serving healthier, fresh made options

The Doubletree Hotels highlights above are subject to change without notice.

Previously known as:
Doubletree by Hilton at Hotel Circle, Doubletree by Hilton San Diego Hotel Circle, Doubletree Club Hotel San Diego, Doubletree Club San Diego, The Doubletree Club San Diego

Seasonality and Projections at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle

Rate fluctuations of Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle

The graph above is fluctuations of room rates for both our group quotes and the lowest online individual prices our rate checker could find at the time the group/meeting offer was entered. The best group or meeting displayed is 23.0% in the month of June 2016 and the highest average individual rate is $248 in the month of July 2016. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle in a month when rates are lower.

Meeting Rooms and Banquet Rooms at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle

Below are the meeting, banquet, conference and event spaces at Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle.

Feel free to use the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Circle meeting space capacities chart below to help in your event planning. Hotel Planner specializes in San Diego event planning for sleeping rooms and meeting space for corporate events, weddings, parties, conventions, negotiated rates and trade shows.

Meeting Room Name L x W x H
(Feet)
Size
(sqft.)
Banquet
5'/6'
Banquet Space Layout
Crescent
Crescent Tables Layout
Classroom
Classroom Meeting Layout
Hollow
Square
Hollow Square Table Layout
U-Shape
U Shape Meeting Layout
Boardroom
Boardroom Meeting Space
Convention
8'/10'
Convention Booth Layout
Theater
Theater Layout
Reception
Reception Desk for Meeting
Regist.
Desk
Registration Desk for Meeting
Grandview Ballroom 76 x 54 x 10 3200 250/-- -- 125 50 45 -- 15/12 325 250 --
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Grandview Ballroom

The Grandview Ballroom offers elegance with a panoramic view of the Mission Valley skyline.
Room Type:
Ballroom
Total Size:
3200 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
76 x 54 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
2
Power Outlets:
20
Columns:
1
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
Yes
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Photo of Grandview Ballroom
Cortez Room 50 x 36 x 12 1100 60/-- 35 44 25 20 -- --/-- 80 -- --
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Cortez Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1100 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
50 x 36 x 12 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
2
Natural Light?:
Yes
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Cabrillo Room 37 x 30 x 10 1110 60/-- 42 40 25 20 -- --/-- 80 -- --
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Cabrillo Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
1110 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
37 x 30 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
10
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System
Balboa Room 18 x 28 x 10 480 32/-- 35 20 20 15 -- --/-- 50 -- --
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Balboa Room

Room Type:
General Meeting Room
Total Size:
480 Sq. Feet
Dimensions:
18 x 28 x 10 Ft.
Floor Level:
1 Below Ground
Power Outlets:
5
Columns:
0
Windows:
0
Natural Light?:
No
Obstructions?
No
Built In Screens?
No
Built In Stage?
No
Built In A/V?
No
Amenities Available
  • Coffee/Tea Setup
  • Food/Beverage
  • Projection Equip.
  • TV/VCR/DVD
  • WIFI Internet
  • Podium
  • LAN Internet
  • Microphone
  • Teleconferencing
  • White Board
  • Video Conference
  • Flip Chart
  • Air Conditioning
  • Computer Rentals
  • Simultaneous Interpretation
  • Sound System

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