Kimpton Alma - San Diego

1047 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101, US
8 Rating | 4-Star Hotel |
Kimpton welcomes all pets! Pets always stay free and no pet deposit is required. Any number of pets are welcome regardless of size, weight, kind, or breed.

About This Property

Featuring a pool and rooftop bar, this hotel offers a fitness center on site. The nightlife of San Diego's vibrant Gaslamp district is a 5-minute walk away. This property is couple-friendly and offers several rooms with balconies. All guestrooms feature a spacious work area, gourmet honor bar, Italian Frette linen, yoga mat and luxury bath amenities. Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo are a mile from this hotel. Petco Park, home of the San Diego Padres professional baseball team, is a 15-minute walk from Kimpton Alma San Diego. San Diego International Airport is a 12-minute drive away. The Desmond is open for dinner Wednesday through Sunday and The Cafe is open daily in the hotels Living Room.

Pet Amenities

Pet amenities include plush pet-bed loaners in your guest room, food, water bowls and mats. They also offer a concierge list of nearby pet-friendly restaurants, parks, groomers and pet boutiques; door hangers to alert other hotel guests and staff that your cat, dog, or other beloved pet is in the room; and courtesy bags for walking your dog. Plus - nightly wine receptions where pets are welcome to join the party at select hotels!

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Check in / Check out

Check in time: 4:00PM
Check out time: 11:00AM

Features and Amenities

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • ATM Or Cash Withdraw On Site
  • Air Conditioning In Public Area
  • Allergy-free Rooms Available
  • Balcony/terrace
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental (charges May Apply)
  • Boating
  • Cashless Payment Available
  • Cleaning Products Available
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge Services
  • Contactless Check-in/out
  • Daily Disinfection
  • Daily Housekeeping
  • Diving
  • Doorman
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station
  • Elevator
  • English
  • Facilities For Disabled Guests Available
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First Aid Kit Available
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Center
  • Food Delivery
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Golf Course
  • Guests Can Opt-out Of Daily Cleaning Service
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Hand Sanitizer In Guest Accommodation And Key Areas
  • Heating In Public Area
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hygiene Certification
  • Ironing Amenities
  • Kitchenware
  • Laundry Services
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers
  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Non-Smoking Rooms Available
  • Non-smoking Property
  • On-site Accessible Restaurants/lounges
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking Available
  • Parking Available (charges May Apply)
  • Pets Allowed (charges May Apply)
  • Poolside Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service
  • Safety Chain And/or Latch On Doors Available
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Shared Stationery Such As Printed Menus, Magazines, Pens, And Paper Removed
  • Smoke Alarms
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa Services
  • Spanish
  • Staff Trained In Safety Protocol
  • Surfing Lessons
  • Swimming Pool
  • Valet Parking (charges May Apply)
  • Water Sports
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wind Surfing

Recent Reviews

Stephanie solo traveller July 7, 2024
Ezra young couple July 6, 2024
Mark young couple July 6, 2024
Positives: Location, amenities, hotel staff
Negatives: Food overpriced and poorly prepared. Staff in restaurants was terrible
Josef review category business travellers July 4, 2024
Positives: Breakfast was OK, would prefer more fruits and vegetable with served dish. We appreciated complimentary morning coffee in lobby.
Negatives: We found the dust in room and mould in bathroom. After the arrival, the elevator was dirty (papers, spots of floor...) Close to the hotel this area was full of homeless. Also we saw that homeless went to elevator, went up, no reaction from receptionist... Hotel is not 5* as announced. The service in the reception was slow. The check out process tooked more than 30 minutes, my colleafues (we booked 2 rooms) had the same experience.
This hotel is not as...
Josef review category business travellers July 4, 2024
Positives: Some of staff were friendly and behave polite. On the roof there is a pool and bar. Close to convention centrum.
Negatives: The hotel is not as 5*, as per the European rating should be only 3*. The cleanless was not good too - the dust in room, papers/napkins of floor in elevator. In the bathroom there was a mould in corners of room. We found that hotel is after the reconstruction, unfortunatelly was not visible (we paied premier room). Breakfast menu is not bad but no option of fruits or vegatable as a garnish. The location is in the heart of the old town, unfortunatelly this hotel area is crowded of homeless people. We did not feel safe at night even the city was full of business people atteneding BIO convention as we were.
Disappointment of Kimpton brand
Natasha young couple June 27, 2024
Positives: Beautiful room with a great, comfortable mattress.
Negatives: Slightly disorganized housekeeping. we arrived at 4 PM, check in was at 3 pm and our room was not ready. However, josh at reception helped us out by giving us vouchers for drinks and snacks.
Gorgeous hotel, fantastic restaurant. Lovely...
Gagik family with young children June 24, 2024
Positives: nothing
Negatives: This is a very bad hotel that I see. for first veley parking is leave me wait 30min on the street. I was book room with breakfast for 3 adults and in hotel they told me that breakfast for 2 and and after that they told me that breakfast only 50$ credit for 2 adults and another part I need to pay. very bad service.
not recommend this hotel. I...
Sanders young couple June 24, 2024
Positives: Balcony was ok.
Negatives: The service was very poor, and the room was a bit beat up. I showed up early (1pm) and couldn’t do early check in, which is fine, but upon returning around 5:15pm, my room was still not ready.. Once we were able to check in, the room had no towels, and it took them over an hour to supply them.
Paid way too much for...
Laura review category business travellers June 22, 2024
Maria young couple June 22, 2024
Jacob young couple June 20, 2024
Positives: The staff working at the front desk were very nice and helpful. The actual hotel was very nice on the inside and the accommodations were more than adequate.
Negatives: DO NOT BOOK HERE. We booked this hotel for a 4 night stay, canceled after 1 night (HAPPILY losing money to not have to continue to stay here) and booked a different hotel in a different area of the city. The location of this hotel is absolutely terrible. Do not book this hotel thinking you will be able to safely walk the area, I understand I can be partly to blame for not better researching this, but we have stayed in this brand of hotel before and they are nice and the stay are great, I can say the same about this hotel, but the surrounding areas are the dealbreaker for me. I felt very unsafe walking just across the street to a drug store. I had to basically force the valet attendants on multiple occasions to do their jobs and for $65 parking a night this is unacceptable. Asked for additional towels and they never came. Between the constant noise of the mass transit train honking its horn the entire night as it passed, a pool party full of non-hotel guests, with loud blasting music at the hotel pool on a Sunday afternoon (???), this hotel being attached to a bar where the line wraps around the building blocking the entrance to the front door of the hotel, and the unsafe environment surrounding the exterior of the hotel are just a few reasons I will not be return to this hotel when we visit San Deigo again.
Terrible. Booked for 4 nights...
Becerra young couple June 18, 2024
Ashley young couple June 17, 2024
Joshua young couple June 12, 2024
Ariana review category business travellers June 11, 2024
Positives: The hospitality, the room comfort and the convenient location
Negatives: For the price, I would've loved breakfast included. They gave you a $15.00 voucher but obviously the cheapest option in the menu would be more expensive than that. So you are always paying.
Good hotel for business trips!
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