Located in between the Gaslamp Quarter and East Village, Andaz San Diego is surrounded by exciting San Diego neighborhoods and attractions. Taste Extraordinary Desserts and dining in Little Italy, explore the San Diego Zoo and top museums at Balboa Park, watch a baseball game at Petco Park, celebrate diversity in the Hillcrest district, or explore the local craft beer scene in North Park.
Andaz San Diego is located right in the heart of the city's oldest district, the historic Gaslamp Quarter. This 16½-block area of downtown San Diego is where the city began, and you can see some original 1880s flavor mixed amid modern shopping, dining and nightlife.
Right outside the hotel the, East Village is the fastest growing area in downtown San Diego and offers a lot of great restaurants, boutiques, and bars. It’s also home to the Padres baseball stadium, Petco Park. To explore all the heart of East Village and the Gaslamp is about a 1.5 mile loop from the hotel entrance and our hosts can point out some great stops along the way.
Since the 1920s, Little Italy has brought authentic ethnic flavor to San Diego. Discover wonderful Italian restaurants, bakeries and lounges, and enjoy fabulous boutique shopping and art galleries in this charming neighborhood.
Located 2 miles from the hotel, Balboa Park is the nation's largest urban cultural park. The park is home to 15 major San Diego museums, renowned performing arts venues, beautiful gardens and the world-famous San Diego Zoo. A quick stroll through the main promenade offers great views of the architecture and fantastic people watching.
North Park is often considered the hipster neighborhood and has developed its own distinct vibe over the last few years. 30th street offers an abundance of great bars and restaurants to check out and the local craft brewing scene in this area is definitely worth experiencing.
Known for its diversity, Hillcrest has a thriving LGBT community and is home to some of the city's best cafés, galleries, and thrift shops. Hillcrest also offers a vibrant nightlife scene filled with bars, movie theaters and live music venues.
La Jolla is comprised of two separate areas, La Jolla Village and La Jolla Shores. Both offer great beaches to explore as well as kayaking, beautiful views, great restaurants, and shopping. Be sure to check out Torrey Pines for a hike or take in the sunset at the Torrey Pines glider port if you have time.
This beachside community boasts a laid-back island feel. Hit the links of the city's 18-hole golf course, or stroll along one of the several beaches that back onto sparkling blue waters.
San Diego Bay is one of the world's finest and most exciting waterfronts. Enjoy sailing or sportfishing, or tour an aircraft carrier at The USS Midway Museum. Seaport Village also offers an array of shopping and dining options.
Considered the birthplace of California, Old Town is the site of Father Junipero Serra’s original mission. Today, this charming area entices visitors with historic sites, delicious restaurants and boutique shopping.