The Westgate Hotel in San Diego, California offers the luxury and pleasures of the world’s finest metropolitan hotels, and the best of Southern California! The Westgate Hotel is located minutes from the airport and the San Diego Convention Center, steps from the trolley/train station and is readily accessible by freeway. Within walking distance is the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Opera and the Symphony, Horton Plaza shops and Gaslamp Quarter energy. Return to the quiet of your private Gaslamp District San Diego room and relax in luxury, then consider a visit to Le Spa or the Fitness Center, a glass of wine in the intimate Plaza Bar, or an elegant dining experience graciously served in The Westgate Room.

The Westgate is a one-of-a-kind hotel, completed in 1970 and filled with timeless elegance not found anywhere else in San Diego, California. It is filled with priceless antiques and appointments one would find in an elegant home. Read more at our Property History page.

Designed as a re-creation of an anteroom in the Palace of Versailles, the Grand Lobby is noted for its magnificent antiques, Baccarat crystal chandeliers, Flemish and French tapestries and Persian carpets.

Dining at The Westgate Hotel

The Westgate Room offers contemporary all-day dining featuring a blend of Californian Cuisine and Asian fusion. Afternoon Tea is offered in our grand lobby on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Sunday Brunch is offered in our classic Le Fontainebleau room every Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Westgate Hotel’s Plaza Bar is open seven days a week from 4:30 p.m. until last call, featuring a weekly happy hour from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with seven dollar appetizers and seven dollar drink specials.

Things to do in San Diego

San Diego, a culturally diverse city and a world-class destination, can be enjoyed from the comfort of The Westgate Hotel, located in the heart of downtown. Enjoy a leisurely stroll and enjoy San Diego’s finest dining, nightlife and boutique shopping. Balboa Park, home to the world famous San Diego Zoo and 15 museums—including the San Diego Natural History Museum and the San Diego Aero Space Museum—is also nearby.

Just minutes from the Westgate Hotel, guests will find The Gaslamp Quarter, a vibrant neighborhood alive with the sights and sounds of downtown San Diego. Stretching over 16 blocks, visitors can find everything in the beautiful Historic District including live theatre performances, art galleries, fashionable boutiques as well as authentic Victorian shops.

Let The Westgate host your San Diego Event

The Westgate Hotel in San Diego, California offers 11 private dining and meeting rooms. The magnificent Versailles Ballroom can accommodate a wide range of business and personal functions, large or small. A variety of decor, audio-visual capability and gourmet cuisine are available to accommodate and serve diverse client needs.

Whether you are planning your next corporate meeting or special occasion, the Westgate Hotel in San Diego is the perfect setting. Styled after the grand palaces of Europe, the Westgate offers a setting unrivaled in San Diego. Surround yourself and your guests in the luxuries of the old world set in a city adorned with today’s most modern attractions.

At the Westgate Hotel, we recognize that attentive service is crucial in ensuring the success of your event. Our dedicated staff of professionals will be your point of contact in arranging all the details of the event, serving as your liaison with all hotel departments.


The Westgate Hotel Contact Info

The Westgate Hotel
1055 Second Ave
San Diego, CA 92101