As America’s Finest City, San Diego is home to a lot of lovely hotels that are LGBT friendly. Apart from the popular gay-friendly area centred around the Hillcrest, many hotels in the city are gay-friendly.
Many businesses around Hillcrest are queer owned and operated. Even if you stay in the downtown area, it is only a 15-minute cab ride from the gay nightlife.
Here is a list of gay-friendly hotels in San Diego to ensure you have a great stay in this amazing city.
Porto Vista Hotel
If you enjoy spending time in a pleasant neighbourhood like Little Italy, check out the Porto Vista Hotel. It is close to exotic cafes, authentic restaurants and gelaterias. If you are a dog lover, this is a great place to stay. Every Friday, the hotel hosts a Top of the Bay happy hour, especially for the LGBT community.
Empress Hotel La Jolla
If you want the best money can buy, check out the Empress Hotel La Jolla. They have gorgeous beach-chic décor, whirlpool tubs and wet bars. What else would you like in a gay-friendly hotel? The staff is well trained in diversity and they even welcome pets.
The Sofia Hotel
The Sofia Hotel is a favourite in the community. The hotel is located in a 1915 era brick building and is listed in the National Trust Historic Hotel. But don’t let that fact fool you, it is modern and has a sleek décor in line with the current age. This is where you should stay if you like to look good.
The Pearl Hotel
If you prefer a sleepy neighbourhood and a hotel that keeps it down and quiet, check out the Pearl. It is a relaxed atmosphere and hosts a Dive-in Theatre on Wednesdays. Perfect place for a tranquil holiday.