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Solamar™, a Kimpton® Hotel

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A poetic combination of sol and mar the Spanish words for sun and sea Hotel Solamar is a name that captures the allure of its San Diego setting - an area rich with the sun and proximity to the ocean. Hotel Solamar is the epitome of urban coastal chic. The decor radiating light and warmth is only eclipsed by the sunny personalities of the staff with their bright smiles and a welcoming spirit.

Travel Green

Hotel Solamar, the sparkling embodiment of sun and sea, consciously reflects and works to protect our environment. Our pioneering EarthCare program is as exceptional as our luxury hotel, placing us at the forefront of San Diego eco friendly hotels. A participant in the California EPA Green Lodging Program, Hotel Solamar incorporates sustainable practices at every level of our operations. Our comprehensive eco friendly actions and amenities include:

  • Toiletries made from natural ingredients by earth-friendly manufacturers
  • Organic snack and beverage options in our in-room honor bars
  • Organic and/or fair-trade coffee and tea
  • Ceramic mugs available to minimize use of paper cups
  • In-room recycling bins make guestroom recycling both convenient and stylish
  • Rooms and linens cleaned with eco-certified cleaning supplies
  • Guest and employee dry-cleaning service uses eco-friendly methods and products
  • Towel and linen reuse program helps dramatically reduce water and energy use
  • Effective low-flow toilets, showers and faucets reduce water consumption throughout the hotel and are regularly audited to retain peak performance
  • Efficient lighting fixtures reduce energy consumption throughout the hotel
  • Comprehensive recycling program for cups, clothes hangers, batteries and more
  • Donation of unused and partially used amenities to community programs
  • Paperless guest check-in/out service significantly reduces hotel paper use
  • Hotel Solamar Best Practices Program rewards guests who drive hybrid vehicles by providing discounted parking prices at the hotel


  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bell Staff
  • Boat Rentals
  • Breakfast Buffet
  • Business Center
  • Cable/Satellite Television
  • Children's Activities
  • City Center Location
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Copy Service
  • Dry Cleaning/Valet Laundry
  • Elevator(s)
  • Fax Service
  • Fishing
  • Fitness Center
  • Front Desk Open 24 Hours
  • In-Room Data Port
  • In-Room Mini Bars
  • In-Room Pay-Per-View Movies
  • Internet Access
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Jogging Track
  • Maid Service
  • Massage/Spa Services
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pool (Outdoor)
  • Private Bathrooms
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Boxes
  • Security
  • U.S. Government Fire Safety Approved
  • Valet Parking
  • Wake-Up Service
  • Water Sports
  • Wi-Fi


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JSix Restaurant is a bustling gathering place, perfect for dinner with friends or sharing a glass of wine. Chef Christian Graves's menu features Coastal California cuisine, showcasing fresh, innovative, seasonal foods inspired by the Southern California and Baja area. A perfect complement to her exciting menu, the dining room, designed by native San Diego son Bob Puccini's Puccini Restaurant Group, offers an exotic, sensual ambiance, blending different cultural influences and mirroring the diversity of the area.

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LOUNGEsix is the perfect place to sip signature cocktails and nibble on a menu of light, shareable dishes. Located on the fourth floor rooftop deck, LOUNGEsix reflects San Diego's diverse personality with bright, electric hues of blue, purple and red surrounding our large, lap-style pool. The marriage of fire and water creates an electrifying mood with flickering pool lanterns and fire pits reflecting off the pool, surrounded by colorfully up-lit palm trees.

Recreation & More

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Rooftop Pool & Lounge

Our rooftop pool and deck is a tropical, urban oasis overlooking downtown San Diego and the bay, with 225 seats surrounding the expansive pool and cabana-bordered patio. Guests can spend the day basking in the San Diego sun or the evening reveling in the high-energy youthful scene.

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In-Room Spa Services

Imagine the absolute luxury of having a full-service day spa in the calm and comfort of your Kimpton hotel room. Our highly skilled therapists banish stress and tension to help you get the relaxation you need. Immerse yourself in a pampering treatment. Our customized menu blends innovative formulas, therapeutic techniques and unique sensory journeys that instill visible and lasting results.

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Pet Perks

Bring your pet along and both you and your best friend can get exercise, along with a host of fur- and feather- friendly amenities. Complimentary amenities for the canine include designer doggie bed for in-room use, water bowl with distilled water, pet treats, and toy on arrival. For the feline, a designer kitty bed for in-room use, water bowl with distilled water, pet treats,toy on arrival, and disposable litter box. Pet sitting or walking services available with 72 hours notice. (Additional cost applies.)

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Meetings & Special Events

We feature over 6,000 square feet of high-tech, visually exciting function space that can be completely customized to accommodate your event. Our meeting space includes a 3,400 square foot ballroom with windows that can be divided into three, as well as three other meeting spaces and a boardroom that can comfortably seat groups from 12 to 350 (and we mean comfortably, not squeezed).


  • Check-in Time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out Time: 12:00 PM
  • Valet Parking: $41.00 per day
  • Pet Policy: We warmly welcome any pet, regardless of size, weight, or breed for no additional fees or deposits. If the dog is aggresize they reserve the right to turn a dog away