Fort Rosecrans Peacefully Honors Our Military History
July 25th, 2013|SofiaBlog


At once sobering and achingly beautiful, Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, just 10 miles west of the Sofia Hotel, is one of the metro area’s most rewarding destinations.
Set on Point Loma immediately north of Cabrillo National Monument—the site of the first European landfall on the West Coast—the cemetery marks the final resting place of about 100,000 [...]

Torrey Pines Reserve: Wild, Beautiful, On The Coast
July 18th, 2013|SofiaBlog


One of the most beautiful sites in the entire San Diego region is an easy half-hour drive north from the Sofia Hotel—a journey through time, really, as you leave the urban hustle and bustle and cross a threshold into the realm of ancient, wild Southern California.
We’re talking here about the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, [...]

Two-Wheelers On Loan To Guests Bicycling Around San Diego
July 11th, 2013|SofiaBlog


Aside from the comfortable elegance and outstanding location guests at the Sofia Hotel enjoy, there are many added perks—not least the option of hopping on a loaner bicycle and weaving through the streets and paths of San Diego.
We provide the bikes free to our guests on a first-come, first-served basis—so there’s no excuse! With San [...]

Del Mar Horse Racing Is As Cool As Ever
July 5th, 2013|SofiaBlog


An easy 25-minute drive north along the coast from The Sofia Hotel, the Del Mar Racetrack is one of the world’s greatest horse-racing venues—famously known as “Where the Turf Meets the Surf.”
Glamorous History
Indeed, the mighty Pacific rolls to shore just a stone’s throw from the Del Mar, which has been operating since 1937. When the [...]