Kimpton Alma San Diego

1047 5th Avenue, San Diego / La Jolla, USA
184 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Lively
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

San Diego deserves far more love than it gets — it suffers, perhaps, from living in the shadow of Los Angeles. The well-rounded Kimpton Alma San Diego, though, is a fine introduction to the city’s particular charms. Start at the gorgeous rooftop pool, as fine a place as any to soak in the sun and sea breeze that locals take for granted. The hotel’s right downtown, so the commute to the office is a short one, but the thriving Gaslamp District — with its low-rise Victorian-era architecture and all the dining, drinking and shopping you could ever want — is just as near. And in typical San Diego style, the atmosphere is stylish but laid-back, the service is friendly, and there’s an unpretentious emphasis on comfort and livability.

The rooms are spacious and sunny, with large windows and Brazilian walnut floors. Big HD plasma TVs and iHome sound systems come standard, as do bathrooms finished with floor-to-ceiling Jerusalem bone limestone, plush bathrobes, and sumptuous, downy bedding. For an even loftier experience, try the recently renovated Skyline rooms, 50 in all, which intermingle subtly surfy design elements with clean-lined urban minimalism. The view takes precedence, naturally, as many come with private balconies and/or floor-to-ceiling windows.

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Kimpton Alma San Diego
1047 5th Avenue, San Diego / La Jolla, USA

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Off street parking
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Gym
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Doctor on call
  • Air conditioning
  • ATM/bank office
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Wake-up service
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Bikes available
  • Golf nearby
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool

Need to Know

  • Please note, housekeeping service is being provided upon request at this time (it has to be requested the night before).
  • The $25 nightly Guest Amenities Fee includes a $10 food & drink credit to be used in Curadero or for in room dining, WiFi, local & domestic calls, 24HR access to Fitness Center, small print requests & Rollaway Beds (in king rooms only and based on availability).
Check in: 15:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Uses energy-efficient lighting
  • Cleans with eco-friendly products
  • Stocks eco-friendly shampoo and soap
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic toiletries
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Composts food waste
  • Reduces food waste
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Hires locally with fair wages, benefits, and advancement
  • Actively supports the needs of the local community
  • Trains staff in sustainability best practices
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage
  • Provides volunteer opportunities for guests and staff

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