An Invitation to Elegant Events

An upscale San Diego landmark located on the edge of the Gaslamp Quarter, with rich history and a dedication to fine, detailed service, hosting events at The Westgate Hotel invites your guests to discover more than what’s expected.

Catering & Groups

Whether intimate gathering or executive board meeting, The Westgate offers a timelessly elegant environment that will inspire new perspectives.

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Special Events

Surrounded by the detailed elegance of the Versailles Ballroom, every special occasion at The Westgate is an opportunity to immerse yourself in luxury and experience a feeling that transports you to another time.

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An invitation to your dream-come-true wedding day. At The Westgate, our chic style and signature service will make your big day exceptional.

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Space That Inspires

From our grand ballroom designed after the Palace of Versailles to the skyline-surrounded, rooftop gatherings on the Fountain Terrace, invite your guests experience the transportive quality that make all 12 of our meeting and event spaces unforgettable.

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Audio Visual Services

Providing audio-visual support that is painstakingly personal, imaginative, and attentive, the Audio-Visual team at The Westgate knows their clients as well as they know their property, inside and out.

Green Initiatives

At The Westgate, we pride ourselves on the attention and care we put into everything we do. This same level of consideration is given to the many ways we practice being mindful of our impact on the earth, and the daily actions taken to support sustainability–from the food served in our restaurants to the energy we use to power our world-class fitness facility, AquaVie.

2024 Holiday Parties

Book your 2024 festive affair at The Westgate Hotel and receive:

  • Complimentary welcome tray passed champagne.
  • Discounted group room block rates.


Parties with 30-79 guests will receive one concession of their choice from the list below. Parties of 80+ guests will receive all of the below concessions:

  • Gift certificate for a one-night stay in a premier room to be raffled off at your event.
  • Gift certificate for a 50-minute elevated wellness massage at the AquaVie Spa to be raffled off at your event.
  • $400 rental credit toward up-lights, speaker packages, or hedge walls


Minimum of 30 guests. Contract must be signed by 11/15/2024.

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All tables, linens, chairs, stages, and podiums are included with the event space.  Additional costs are determined based on food and beverage orders, audio-visual equipment rentals, Wi-Fi, and parking.

Deposit requirements will depend on the contract.

Set up times can be arranged with your catering & convention services manager. Prices will depend on room availability and the length of time requested.

Yes.  Your catering & convention services manager will work with you on pricing and availability during the planning process.

We do not provide any decorations or florals, but we are happy to provide you with information on some of our preferred vendors.

There are additional fees for event parking. You can either cover the cost of parking for attendees or have your guests pay on their own at the parking gates. Your sales & catering manager will go over options and pricing.

All food and beverage items (including alcoholic beverages) must be provided by the hotel. We do not allow any outside food or beverages on our property.

Meal selections will depend on the contract. We will gladly accommodate dietary restrictions if we are notified one week prior to the scheduled event date.

Yes. We charge for all tastings based on the items selected. Please ask your catering manager for the Tasting Guidelines.

Yes. Please submit an RFP to get in touch with our team.

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Photoshoots are by appointment only. Please contact us for pricing and availability.

The Westgate Hotel is pleased to accept and store all packages according to the following guidelines.

  • Recipients or authorized guests must be present to sign for deliveries.
  • Due to limited storage space, the hotel will store packages no more than 3 days prior to arrival and one day after departure.
  • The hotel is not responsible for packages that are damaged or stolen.
  • The hotel does not accept Cash On Delivery (COD) packages.
  • Packages must include:
    • Shipper’s Name
    • Shipper’s Telephone Number
    • Arrival or Event Date
    • Group/Meeting Name, if applicable
    • Sales or Convention Services Manager, if applicable

Pricing and Package Size

  • Letters & Padded Envelopes: $6.00 each
  • Boxes up to 20 lbs: $12.00 each
  • Boxes 20 lbs. or more: $25.00 each
  • Crates: $50.00 each
  • Pallets*: $150 each

*Additional charges may apply if a pallet requires breakdown to transport.

For Groups and Meetings – Please contact your Convention Services Manager for further details before shipping.

The list reflects current pricing and is subject to change. Other services may be available at an additional charge.

Hotel does not provide outbound shipping.