Kimpton Alma - San Diego, an IHG Hotel

1047 5th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101 United States (USA) near Exit 16b on I-5 (~0.5mi)
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4.0 Star Property
32.716130-117.160100
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  • We have an outdoor pool ready for use
  • Fitness / Gym is on-site
  • 211 rooms in property
  • Hotel has 39 suites
  • Check-in: 3:00pm
  • Check-out: 12:00pm
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy
  • Groups/Meetings rating of 7.5/10

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Check Rates1 Bedroom Spa Suite 735 Sqft 1 King Living Area Soaking Tub and Separate Shower Powder Room
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Check Rates1 Bedroom Suite 455 Sqft 1 King Living Area San Diego View Large Rainforest Shower Sofa Bed
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Check Rates1 King Essential 250 To 315 Sqft Large Rainforest Shower
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Check Rates1 King San Diego View 230 To 350 Sqft Large Rainforest Shower
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Check Rates2 Double Premium 350 To 410 Sqft Large Rainforest Shower
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Check RatesStay with Pride 1 King Essential 250 To 315 Sqft Large Rainforest Shower
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Local Attractions

San Diego Zoo, Wild Animal Park, Beach, Golf, Gaslamp, Financial District, Legoland theme park, La Jolla, Balboa Park, SeaWorld, Water Activities, Restaurants, PetCo Park

Verified Reviews of Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Clean Hotel & Lovely Staff"
Overall Score4.0/ 5
Clean hotel with pleasant, helpful, friendly, knowledgeable staff.
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
22-Sep-2023 Verified Review, stayed from Mon Sep 18 to Thu Sep 21 2023 at a $575.99 average nightly rate.
3.0 out of 5. Based on 1085 guest reviews

Property Description

Downtown San Diego's brand new luxury hotel, Sè San Diego, has been built to the strictest quality standards, providing uber-chic luxury, detail and service to the most discerning hotel guests. Located in the financial district of the Gaslamp Quarter next to the House of Blues, we offer an Asian-inspired decor within a modern downtown environment. Our 184 luxurious guestrooms include the Sè Grand Penthouse Suite (Bi-Level Suite), 2 Penthouse Suites, 144 traditional guestrooms (cityside, city lights, sky view), 17 One-Bedroom Suites, and 20 Luxe Condo suites. Our non-traditional meeting space includes a 34-seat screening room that comes complete with comfortable theatre style chairs and a recording studio with professional equipment. We also feature over 20,000 square feet of dedicated meeting and event space located exclusively on our second floor with natural lighting; including our 3,300 square foot Grand Ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city.With spacious guestrooms featuring stunning Brazilian hardwood floors, suede headboards, restrooms featuring Jerusalem bone and rain forest showers, as well as rare art pieces from around the world, your guests will be encased in luxury. Located within the Gaslamp/Financial Districts and just minutes from the airport and beaches, we are perfectly situated for corporate events. We also offer an ultra-modern roof top bar/swimming pool above the House of Blues, as well as our world-class spa which features unparalleled private services, featuring our signature Moroccan Rasul mud treatments and steam/ rainforest showerheads. Our gourmet restaurant, Suite & Tender, features an array of gourmet steaks and seafood, featuring an up-and-coming chef with two Michelin stars to his credit.

Green Sustainability

We''ve implemented more than 100 practices to make our hotels, restaurants, community, and Earth a better place. So when you''re staying or dining with us, rest assured we are doing everything we can to create a sustainable experience.

Details / Other Expenses

Check In: 3:00pm
Check Out: 12:00pm
Year of Last Renovation: 2009
Floors: 1
Rooms: 211
Corridors: Both Interior and Exterior Hallways
Non Smoking Rooms: 0
Handicap Rooms: 0
Rooms with 1 Bed: 22
Suites: 39
Room Windows: Windows Do Open
Meeting Rooms: 0
Meeting Space: 20000 sq. feet
Dist. to Food/Bars: On-site
Dist. to 24hr Restaurant: On-site
Dist. to Nearest Gym: On-site
Lounge/Bar Hours: 12PM-12AM daily
Pool Info:
Dive In, Drink Up, Get Dancing at SummerSalt PoolDeck & LoungeRemember your favorite swimming pool moves as a kid - the cannonball and jackknife? Well, our rooftop pool deck is designed to let you make an even bigger splash, but we do it with craft cocktails, delectable small bites and a buzz-worthy scene where DJ''s spin the soundtrack.So we need to point out: Something you won''t find on the menu here though is quiet time and a kid-friendly environment, so if you''re looking for more Legoland and less small batch whiskey we suggest you check out one of our sister property more suited to your stay.OK, so now that you know how fun and frivolous we are, we invite you to enjoy a true San Diego hot spot that''s just steps from your room, our infinity pool on the fourth floor. When the sun goes down and on weekends and special events, hold on to your RayBans, because the tempo starts moving to the beat of a cocktail shaker. That''s when our infinity pool and lounge area become one hip and happening pl
Policies / Expenses
Cancellation:
DATE CANCELLATION NOTICERECEIVED PRIOR TO FIRST PROGRAM DATESPAYMENTBetween Signature Date and 9 months25% of room revenue including applicable taxesBetween 9 months and 6 months50% of room revenue including applicable taxesBetween 6 months
Nightly Parking: 38
Typical Group Deposit: 25%
Total Taxes: 12.56%
Total Misc Fees: $0.00 USD
(mandatory resort fees/taxes)

Amenities / Features


  • Fitness and health center
  • Office or business center
  • Pets allowed

Airport & Shuttle Information

3 miles from San Diego Airport

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Yes! Pets are allowed.
We love pets! Your pet is welcomed by name. Sometimes, our Directors of Pet Relations might be there to greet you with a tail wag.A selection of hotel amenities and extras including plush pet-bed loaners in your guest room, food, water bowls and mats.A concierge list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and pet boutiques.Door hangers alert other hotel guests and staff that your cat, dog, or other beloved pet is in the room.Courtesy bags for walking your dog.No additional charge for pets, no deposit requiredNo size/weight limitNo limit on number of pets allowedNightly wine reception — pets are welcome to join the party at select hotels!We are partnered with Wag!, a mobile platform that connects pet owners with professional caregivers for pet boarding, sitting and walking. Kimpton guests will receive a complimentary month of the normally subscription fee-based Wag! Premium with every stay. This in turn gives 10% off every pet service.

About Kimpton Hotels

  • Boutique hotel with more than 60+ properties nationwide
  • Kimpton Karma Rewards is a free guest program which offers guests the opportunity to earn free nights, get free Wi-Fi, exclusive offers on hotel stays, a $10 bar credit for in-room snacks or bar cocktails, and a $30 spa credit towards a massage, facial, or body treatment
  • Nightly wine hour
  • Free coffee and tea in the lobby
  • Yoga mats provided upon request
  • Pet friendly hotel free for cats, dogs, and other pets of any size
  • Access to their public bikes for free to tour around the city or neighborhood
  • Kimpton Hotels also offers guest free travel items left behind or forgotten like plastic travel bags, fan, humidifier, curling and straightening iron, steamer, spray wrinkle remover, a night light, and so much more

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

Suggested AI Generated Itinerary

    Day 1

  • Breakfast: Cafe 222 - Start your day with a scrumptious breakfast at this cozy cafe, located just 0.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Carnitas' Snack Shack - Grab a tasty lunch at this popular eatery known for its delicious pork dishes, located 1 mile from the hotel.
  • Dinner: The Prado at Balboa Park - Enjoy a delicious dinner at this iconic restaurant located in Balboa Park, just 2.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: San Diego Zoo - Spend the day exploring the world-famous San Diego Zoo, located just 2 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 2

  • Breakfast: The Mission - Start your day with a hearty breakfast at this popular brunch spot, located just 0.7 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: Hodad's - Enjoy a delicious burger and fries for lunch at this iconic burger joint, located 2 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Juniper & Ivy - Indulge in a gourmet dinner at this trendy restaurant known for its innovative cuisine, located 1.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: USS Midway Museum - Explore the historic aircraft carrier turned museum and learn about the naval history of San Diego, located 1.2 miles from the hotel.
  • Day 3

  • Breakfast: Richard Walker's Pancake House - Start your day with a stack of fluffy pancakes at this popular breakfast spot, located just 0.9 miles from the hotel.
  • Lunch: The Crack Shack - Enjoy a tasty lunch at this casual eatery known for its fried chicken sandwiches, located 1.5 miles from the hotel.
  • Dinner: Herb & Wood - Treat yourself to a gourmet dinner at this upscale restaurant known for its farm-to-table cuisine, located 1.8 miles from the hotel.
  • Activity: Seaport Village - Explore this waterfront shopping and dining complex, offering beautiful views of the harbor, located 1.3 miles from the hotel.

Previously known as:
Hotel Palomar San Diego a Kimpton Hotel, Kimpton Hotel Palomar San Diego, Palomar San Diego, Sè San Diego, Sè San Diego Hotel

FAQs about Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel

What time is check in?

Check in time is 3:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Early check in may be available if requested at the front desk on the day of check-in.

What time is check out?

Check out time is 12:00pm based on the hotel's local time. Late check out may be available if requested at the front desk during your stay.

How many rooms does Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel have?

There are 211 rooms in the property.

Can I get a AAA rate at Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer AAA hotel discounts at this time.

Can I get a Senior or AARP rate at Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel?

Sorry, this hotel does not offer senior hotel discounts at this time.

Is there a gym at Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel?

Yes, there is a gym/fitness area available on-site at the property.

Is there a pool at Kimpton Alma San Diego An Ihg Hotel?

Yes, there is a pool on-site at the property. Dive In, Drink Up, Get Dancing at SummerSalt PoolDeck & LoungeRemember your favorite swimming pool moves as a kid - the cannonball and jackknife? Well, our rooftop pool deck is designed to let you make an even bigger splash, but we do it with craft cocktails, delectable small bites and a buzz-worthy scene where DJ''s spin the soundtrack.So we need to point out: Something you won''t find on the menu here though is quiet time and a kid-friendly environment, so if you''re looking for more Legoland and less small batch whiskey we suggest you check out one of our sister property more suited to your stay.OK, so now that you know how fun and frivolous we are, we invite you to enjoy a true San Diego hot spot that''s just steps from your room, our infinity pool on the fourth floor. When the sun goes down and on weekends and special events, hold on to your RayBans, because the tempo starts moving to the beat of a cocktail shaker. That''s when our infinity pool and lounge area become one hip and happening pl.

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