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A Spirited + Stylish City Escape: Our SoCal Hotel

Soulful Boutique Hotel in Downtown San Diego

Kimpton Alma is an ego-less beacon of Southern California cool. Our stylish hotel, neighboring the historic Gaslamp District and Little Italy, puts you right where you want to be—in the soul of the city. Step inside our sleek and stylish lobby that pays homage to the rich Mexican heritage directly to the south, whose proximity continues to shape our city's famously relaxed vibe. Work or play, kick back and drift between our outdoor pool and spirited destination restaurants, where suddenly, it becomes're at the new beacon of culture, fun and food in San Diego.

Four-Diamond Designation

- AAA 2023

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  • AAA 4 Diamond Award Badge
  • 2023 Magellan Awards - Silver Award Winner

The Desmond dining room with view of the bar and accent bar wall

San Diego Dining

The Desmond, an exceptional fine-dining restaurant in San Diego, invites you to slow down and savor the moment. It is the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion or simply enjoy a night out with friends and family.

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