Praise for One of the Top San Diego Hotels

Recognition and Awards

Offering unparalleled dining options, upscale accommodations and boutique amenities in the heart of an engaging urban area, Marriott Gaslamp Quarter is one of the top San Diego hotels. Over the years, our hotel has earned awards from multiple outlets – learn more below:

San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter Bragging List!

           

Zagat

  •       San Diego’s Hottest Rooftop Bar – Altitude 2014
  •       12 Hottest Rooftop Dining & Drinking Scenes Across the US – Altitude 2014

Trip.com

  •       Best of San DIego, Bar - Altitude 2017

San Diego’s BEST Union Tribune Readers Poll

  •       Downtown Gaslamp Bar - Altitude 2013

National Automobile Club

  •       Four Diamond Award Rating – Marriott 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Trip Advisor

  •       Certificate of Excellence – Marriott 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
  •       Certificate of Excellence – Altitude 2016, 2012

California Restaurant Association

  •       2012 Best Nightclub & Lounge – Altitude 2013, 2012, 2011

TravelandLeisure.com

  •       One of America’s Top 30 Outdoor Bars – Altitude 2012

San Diego Union Tribune & Society for Human Resource Management

  • Medallion Award for Workplace Excellence – Best Place to Work 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2007
  • Nominee for Workplace Excellence – Best Place to Work 2013, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005
  • San Diego Union Tribune Best Place to Work- 2014, 2015, 2016

Nightclub & Bar Association Award

  •       Top 100 Nightclubs in the United States – Altitude 2012

Lamplighter Awards

  •       Favorite Lounge – Altitude 2012, 2011, 2010
  •       Favorite Gaslamp Hotel – Marriott 2010, 2008
  •       Favorite Bar – Altitude 2009, 2008
  •       Favorite Taste of Gaslamp Cuisine – Soleil @k 2008
  •       Best Hotel Customer Service 2006
  •       Good Neighbor Award 2006
  •       Best Local Hotel 2005

San Diego Union Tribune/SignOnSanDiego

  •       Best Bar & Nightlife Downtown/Gaslamp– Altitude 2012, 2011
  •       Best Upscale Bar – Altitude 2009

10 News A-List Award

  •       Top 5 Trendy Bar – Altitude 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007
  •       “New American” Restaurant – Soleil @k 2007

SignOnSanDiego Best Of Awards

  •       Best Bar in San Diego – Altitude 2011
  •       Top 10 Best of…Value Hotel 2007
  •       Top 10 Best of… Hotel Dining – Soleil @k 2007
  •       Top 10 Best of…Downtown Bar – Altitude 2007
  •       Top 10 Best of…Upscale Bar – Altitude 2007
  •       Top 10 Best of…Sunset Spot – Altitude 2007
  •       Top 10 Best of…Luxury Hotel 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of… Hotel Dining – Soleil @k 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of…Neighborhood Bar – Soleil @K 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of…Downtown Bar – Altitude 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of…Upscale Bar – Altitude 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of…Sunset Spot – Altitude 2006
  •       Top 10 Best of…Pick Up Spot – Altitude 2006

Citysbest.com

  •       City’s Best After Work Bar – Altitude 2010

Barfinder.com

  •       Top 100 Nightclubs in the United States – Altitude 2010

San Diego Downtown News

  •       Best Rooftop Lounge Silver Winner – Altitude 2014
  •       Best Bar/Nightclub 2nd Place – Altitude 2010
  •       Best Martini 2nd Place – Altitude 2010

San Diego Car Accident Lawyer Sebastian Gibson

  •       Top Ten San Diego Bars & Places to Drink – Altitude 2010

San Diego Downtown News Gold Award

  •       Best Dinner – Soleil @k 2009
  •       Best Place to People Watch – Altitude 2009
  •       Best Bar – Altitude 2009

San Diego Downtown News Silver Award

  •       Best Restaurant – Soleil @k 2009
  •       Best Chef – Eddie Fincher, Soleil @k 2009
  •       Best Happy Hour – Latitude 2009
  •       Best Bartender – Chad Berkey, Altitude 2009

AH & LA Stars of the Industry Award

  •       Outstanding General Manager of the Year, Large Property – Jim Durbin 2009

HMA/HSMAI Gold Key Award

  •       Heart of the House Employee of the Year – Dawn Myers, Human Resource Director 2012
  •       Hotel Person of the Year – Jim Durbin, General Manager 2009

California Hotel & Lodging Association

  •       General Manager of the Year, Large Property – Jim Durbin 2008

News10 Viewer’s Poll

  •       One of the top five hot-spots in San Diego – Altitude 2008

San Diego Business Journal

  •       Best Hotel 2008

AOL.com/City’s Best

  •       City’s Best Date Spot – Altitude 2008

Southern California Restaurant Writers Association

  •       Sterling Silver Award – Soleil @k 2008
  •       Sterling Silver Award of Merit for American/Californian Restaurant – Soleil @k 2007

Marriott International

  •    #1 in the Western Region for Guest Satisfaction – Marriott 2008
  •       Leadership Excellence Award – Jim Durbin, General Manager 2007
  •       Western Region Revenue Team of the Year 2007
  •       Western Region High Performance Award 2006

Gallup Organization

  •       Gallup Great Workplace Award for Excellence in Managing – Jim Durbin, General Manager 2007

944 Magazine

  •       Best Outdoor Hangout – Altitude 2007

San Diego City Beat

  • Spectrum Award for Service Excellence – Altitude 2017     
  • Best Open Air Bar – Altitude 2007, 2006

Sunset Magazine

  •       Top 10 Rooftop Bars in the West 2007

San Diego Gas & Electric

  •       Energy Conservation Award, 2007, 2006

San Diego Magazine

  •       Top Ten Nighttime Hotspots in San Diego – Altitude 2006

Stuff Magazine

  •       Coolest Place in America to Get Your Groove On – Altitude, 2006

Conde Nast Magazine

  •       Top 25 Best Bars in the World 2006

San Diego Gas & Electric

  •       Energy Conservation Award – John Pucillo

Community Involvement

  • American Cancer Society
  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life
  • Father Joe’s Village
  • Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Mama’s Kitchen
  • Operation Hospitality
  • Pro-Player Foundation - Multiple Sclerosis
  • Rady Children’s Hospital
  • Reggie Bush 619 Foundation
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • San Diego Fire-Rescue Foundation
  • San Diego Rescue Mission
  • San Diego State University
  • San Diego Workforce Partnership
  • Shawne Merriman Foundation
  • Stand Up For Kids
  • Supporting America's Finest Campaign - SDPD
  • Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation
  • United Cerebal Palsey
  • Wounded Warrior Project