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4.2 out of 5

"The hotel is lovely. Everyone at the front desk was friendly and helpful. Because I had to switch rooms, they gave me free breakfast for my entire s ... " More

By a verified traveler on Sun 31 Dec 2017

Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Del Mar Racetrack

In shopping district

Within a 15-minute walk of this Del Mar Heights hotel, you'll find Del Mar Racetrack and Del Mar Fairgrounds. Cedros Avenue and Del Mar Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Free area shuttle

This hotel features 2 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 13 conference rooms, 24-hour business center, and valet parking. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and perks like free WiFi and a free area shuttle.

Free Internet, flat-screen TVs

Featuring conveniences like refrigerators and coffee/tea makers, the 257 guestrooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, as well as flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities include room service, down comforters, and free newspapers.

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max
$112* Per night/room Dec 22 - Dec 23

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View (with Balcony)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 2 Queen Beds, Accessible

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Club Room, 2 Queen Beds, Courtyard View (with Balcony)

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hilton San Diego Del Mar ratings based on 40 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hilton San Diego Del Mar

Everyone (15) Family (4)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 31, 2019

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5 out of 5

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019

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2 out of 5
Food internal to the hotel does not match the quality of the establishment. Food related customer service was less than satisfactory. When they asked about the service and I explained this to the desk staff they promised to comp us on other experiences. It never happened. Parking costs ($22/day) were not mentioned in the reservation, and frankly there was no off season demand.

Posted by on Feb 24, 2019

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5 out of 5
Beautiful design and super clean. Very accessible to highway and the coast.

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

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4 out of 5

Beautiful hotel with large rooms

Pros: As above, the employees, room size, public rooms (beautiful), pool (large and inviting, but it was too cold to go in), local shuttle service.
Cons: The maintenance. Someone should check the rooms, particularly the bathrooms, to ensure everything is OK.
Location: It's across the street from the racetrack, and there are a few restaurants nearby. For my purposes it was a little out of the way, but I Ubered.
The hotel is lovely. Everyone at the front desk was friendly and helpful. Because I had to switch rooms, they gave me free breakfast for my entire stay. The bar/restaurant was lively and friendly. I loved the spaciousness of the room. Maintenance needs improvement, however, The showers in both rooms had problems, and when the rod to pull the curtain shut came off, I reported it, but no one ever came to fix it. The safe in my first room was inoperable. The attendants in the small breakfast room where I ate were very helpful and very nice. I would rate the hotel and its employees very highly, the maintenance sub-standard. But I would happily go back for another stay. I used their shuttle to go to a nearby grocery store, and the driver was nice enough to wait for me to take me back without my calling.

Posted by , from Miami, FL on Dec 31, 2017

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4 out of 5

Good hotel!

Pros: Shuttle service, pool area.
Cons: Make the bar area more comfortable.
Location: Del Mar racetrack, good restaurants & ocean views.
Shuttle service is amazing! Room was clean & modern. Hotel staff was very helpful & pleasant. Liked the bar area before the remodel. Doesn't feel cozy anymore. The furniture seems like it is from ikea.

Posted by , from eden prairie, mn on Nov 28, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 30, 2017 by Justin

Hi there, Thanks so much for staying with and providing some additional feedback. Glad you loved our shuttle, room and team. I am sorry to see you didn't like our update of our restaurant and bar. Its a night and day difference. The furniture is high quality and definitely not IKEA grade. Thanks again and we do hope you'll stay with us again soon.

5 out of 5

Perfect anniversary stay.

Our stay was perfect. We ran into an issue with the original room we booked (it smelled bad), however the female manager on duty at checkin was top notch! Moved our room and comped us drinks for our anniversary ❤ would definitely return if we are ever in the area again.

Posted by , from O on Jan 3, 2017

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5 out of 5

Close to the Fairgrounds and My Daughter

Pros: Clean, friendly, responsive staff.
We stay here because this hotel is within walking distance to my daughter's apartment. However, it is also across the street from the Del Mar fairgrounds and racetrack. And it's close to the ocean for those who care.

Posted by , from Philadelphia, on Dec 29, 2016

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5 out of 5

This place is awesome!!!

Pros: Everything! This hotel is great for couples or families.
Location: The location is great for getting to shopping, bars, fine dining and the beach.
When we arrived to our hotel, we had been traveling all day, so we were tired and frazzled. After sitting down in the bar area to wait for our room to be assigned, we had a little light lunch. The hotel staff were excellent, start to finish. They got us an awesome room and even offered a free shuttle into town and to the beach every day! This was great because we did not have a car and were able to enjoy the local bars and eating establishments without any worries. I cannot say enough positive things about the staff at this hotel. They are all top notch, from the moment you check in until the moment you leave, they just want to make sure your experience is awesome...and guess what? It was!!!! Here's a shout out to the front desk, bartenders, wait staff, pool area staff, room service staff and the cleaning crew!! You guys totally rock and this place comes highly recommended by me!

Posted by , from Phoenix on Jul 3, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 5, 2016 by Jennifer

Thank you ERcutie for the fabulous recommendation! We are so glad to hear that our team took great care of you during your stay. And it looks like you were to experience all of the convenient amenities that we provide. We hope to welcome you back really soon!

2 out of 5

If you want peaceful don't stay here

Pros: Nothing, the employees were not helpful. We were bothering them and interrupting there socializing.
Cons: Maybe put families by the pool and others who don't want to listen to children screaming on the other side. And only put families on the first floor.
The rooms are nothing like the pictures on the web site. The so called soaking tubs are non existent, only in the presidential suite. The tubs in the other rooms are a joke, we didn't know they even made tubs so shallow. This is the loudest hotel we've stayed in Years and we travel a lot. There were children and adults running up and down the hallways screaming and talking at all hours. They were so loud you would have thought your door was open. Then we happened to be placed on the second floor above the pool, which we didn't realize when we checked in. The children were in the pool at 6:00 am. Screaming while there parents screamed back and forth to each other about what they should have for breakfast. Needless to say, we didn't intend to get up so early, but some people have no respect for others.

Posted by on May 9, 2016

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Property Features

Hilton San Diego Del Mar offers its guests 2 spa tubs, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Along with a restaurant and a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. There's an onsite 24-hour business center. Event space at this hotel measures 23000 square feet (2137 square meters) and includes conference space. A terrace, gift shops/newsstands, and a garden are also featured at the business-friendly Hilton San Diego Del Mar. A free area shuttle within 5.00 mi is available. For a fee, parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Del Mar hotel.

  • 257 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 23000 sq ft of conference space
  • 2137 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1989
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free area shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.) (33.5 km / 20.8 mi)
  • Train station: Solana Beach Station (3.2 km / 2 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free area shuttle within 5.00 mi
  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Hilton San Diego Del Mar offers 257 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and safes. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Microwaves and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6 AM to 11 AM.

CoastalKITCHEN - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Happy hour is offered.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 spa tubs are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 15.00 per day.

Pets

  • Pets: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 250.00 per stay), plus a deposit of USD 75 per stay
  • Weight limit: 75 lbs
  • Certain rooms only, restrictions apply
  • You can request a pet-friendly room by reaching out to the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Debit cards

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 21.00 and USD 21.00 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: USD 23.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 29 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet deposit: USD 75 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 75 per accommodation, per stay (maximum USD 250.00 per stay)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 15.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hilton Diego Hotel Mar San
  • Hilton San Diego Mar Hotel Del Mar
  • Hilton San Diego Mar Hotel
  • Hilton San Diego Mar Del Mar
  • Hilton San Diego Del Mar Hotel
  • Hilton San Diego Del Mar Del Mar
  • Hilton San Diego Del Mar Hotel Del Mar

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets are welcome in certain rooms only; other restrictions apply (please see the Fees section for related charges). To make arrangements for your pet, contact the property directly at the number on your booking confirmation.
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