Hotel Republic San Diego is part of the Autograph Collection, Marriott’s portfolio of over 125 one-of-a-kind properties worldwide.

The boutique hotel’s goal is to immerse guests in the best of San Diego through insider experiences, a “chic beach house meets private yacht club” design, and a partnership with one of San Diego’s premier restaurant groups. It’s popular with those who want a nice, reasonably-priced spot downtown.

In this review, you’ll learn that I have some perks there that you may want to take advantage of.

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Hotel Republic Reservations: Book with Marriott Luminous Benefits

I can book you in as a VIP Marriott Luminous guest to receive benefits at no extra cost to you including daily breakfast for two, upgrade at check-in (subject to availability), and more.

Hotel Republic San Diego lobby
Jason Dewey Photography


  • VIP Lounge for Gold and Platinum Marriott Rewards members and guests who book Club Level rooms
  • Everything made in-house menu philosophy
  • Coastal room color palette
  • Saturday morning yoga class on the terrace
  • A killer bottomless beverage menu at brunch (cucumber honey mimosas, anyone?)
  • Pop-up events featuring local wineries, local artists, cooking classes, and more


  • Families are welcome, but there are no kids’ amenities (bring your own travel crib)
  • Pets under 50 lbs are welcome
  • No swimming pool or spa
  • Hotel events are open to non-guests, so reservations are advised

Hotel Republic Location

Hotel Republic is a downtown San Diego hotel located within walking distance to the cruise ship terminal, USS Midway, Seaport Village, Little Italy, and more popular sights.

Standard, City View, and Club Rooms

The 362-foot guest rooms come with high-speed Wi-Fi, a mini-fridge, a workspace, and 49″ televisions. Choose between standard rooms and those with a city view.

Hotel Republic San Diego double room
Jason Dewey Photography

Club Level guests have access to the Veranda Club Lounge complimentary bottled waters and assorted sodas in addition to a complimentary happy hour (beer, wine, soda, and light bites) and continental breakfast.

Corner Executive Room

Guests who would like a little more space can book the 582-square-foot Corner Executive Room.

Hotel Republic San Diego Corner Executive Room
Jason Dewey Photography

The Presidential Suite

The 1,250-square-foot suite features a separate living area and sleeping quarters. It can be expanded into two bedrooms.

Hotel Republic San Diego Presidential Suite Bedroom
Jason Dewey Photography
Hotel Republic San Diego Presidential Suite Living Room
Photo by Bob Hoffman

Hotel Republic is a pet-friendly San Diego hotel. Every four-legged pet receives a special dog bed, bowl, and mat. Waive the pet deposit by upgrading to the Pooch Package, which features all of the above as well as nightly turn-down for your pup with an in-room dinner of house-made broth and a biscuit, a chalkboard welcoming your fur-baby by name, and a keepsake name tag etched with ‘If lost, please return me to Hotel Republic.’

Locally-Inspired Dining

Three dining options provide all-day dining via quick-service and full-service dining, eliminating the need to look for easy eats outside of the hotel. Or, opt for in-room dining. Note: In-room dining is temporarily unavailable.

Topside Terrace Kitchen & Bar

Hotel Republic San Diego Topside Rooftop Bar
Jason Dewey Photography

Dine alfresco on the third-floor terrace and lounge. This is where the popular weekend brunch (and yoga classes prior to it) happen in addition to happy hour.

Hotel Republic San Diego Topside Terrace
Justin McChesney-Wachs

Banquettes lining the perimeter and a cozy firepit reflect the laid-back San Diego vibe.


Hotel Republic San Diego's Trade Bar
Justin McChesney-Wachs

The lobby bar is a 57-seat restaurant and cocktail bar called Trade, which offers lunch, happy hour and dinner. The menu focuses on seafood sourced from the Pacific and Sea of Cortez and uses ingredients from local farms.

The Patio Marketplace

Hotel Republic San Diego Patio Marketplace
Justin McChesney-Wachs

Quick-service coffee and healthy dining options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner include bowls, sandwiches, plates, kombucha, craft beer and wines by the glass for those on the move. To-go, prepackaged items are available, too, and guests can also opt for full-service dining as seating is available for up to 46 people.


Every room has a Hotel Republic yoga mat for in-room practice or the Saturday morning yoga class on the terrace.

A fitness center with the latest weights and cardio equipment stays open around-the-clock. Pick up a map from the front desk that outlines both 2- and 5-mile runs along the bay or grab a bike rental to head out on the town.

Hotel Republic San Diego Reservations

Hotel Republic San Diego lobby
Jason Dewey Photography
  • 421 West B Street San Diego, CA 92101
  • (619) 398-3100

You can always book on directly, but I can book you in with Marriott Luminous VIP benefits that include:

  • Daily breakfast for two people in the Veranda Club Lounge. Can be enjoyed from 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  • Chef-selected Farmers Market amenity
  • Priority for complimentary room upgrade (based on availability upon arrival).
  • Early Check-in/late Check-out, based on availability.
  • Complimentary WiFi Daily
  • VIP status granted

Katie Dillon is the managing editor of La Jolla Mom. She helps readers plan San Diego vacations through her hotel expertise (that stems from living in a Four Seasons hotel) and local connections. Readers have access to exclusive discounts on theme park tickets (like Disneyland and San Diego Zoo) and perks at luxury hotels worldwide through her. She also shares insider tips for visiting major cities worldwide, like Hong Kong, London, Paris, and Shanghai, that her family has either lived in or visits regularly (or both).

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