When a rainbow-painted gladiator statue is the housewarming gift from a builder to the homeowners, you know there must be a great story behind it.
Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter is excited to announce the completion of its $22.5 million dollar renovation project. The completely remodeled full-service hotel and new restaurant concept, Wild Hare Bar Garden, offers the quintessential Southern California experience for the global traveler who wants to “be” in San Diego to work and play. Business and leisure travelers can relax in a modern California urban setting with new room amenities. Ideal for explorers visiting America’s finest city for the first time or locals who simply want a staycation in downtown San Diego with their family, friends, and pets.
Award-winning design firm Waldrop+nichols studio based in Texas, created a contemporary casual California aesthetic featuring artistic and playful elements of the Gaslamp Quarter’s early inhabitants. Today, all 286 beautiful guest rooms, lofts, and suites, are designed with modern furnishings with convenience in mind.
The new interior design and architecture create a relaxed and fun urban vibe. The focal point is a beautifully carved maple wood wall with abstract, organic shapes and patterns that portray California’s casual lifestyle.
“All prior divisions were removed, creating an open and flowing space that allows guests the opportunity to work, socialize, dine, and partake in cocktails, all while connecting effortlessly to the outdoors and enjoying the amazing San Diego weather,” said Reggi Nichols, President, and Founding Partner at waldrop+nichols.
The hotel features elongated curved sofas, marble tabletops, and rattan and wicker seating, most custom-made with sustainable materials. Custom light fixtures muted, and neutral color tones and textures display a blend of design styles that create a warm and welcoming ambiance. “We are excited to showcase our beautiful hotel in downtown San Diego,” said General Manager Francesca Ramirez. “We are most excited to welcome our guests with the same genuine hospitality we are known for, one that comes from