ALTITUDE Sky Lounge’s Newest Addition, City Sights, is Now Open to Public | West Coast’s highest rooftop lounge now boasts nearly 360-degree views from 22 stories up

A first look at City Sights

February 2, 2014

Following several months of anticipation, ALTITUDE Sky Lounge has announced that City Sights, an addition to the popular rooftop bar, has opened its doors to the public. As a result, the West Coast’s highest open air rooftop lounge now enjoys nearly 360-degree views of downtown San Diego and the San Diego Bay, making the ALTITUDE Sky Lounge an even more impressive social scene for tourists and locals seeking stunning vistas and elevated drinks. Construction was completed in late December 2013.

A view of San Diego Bay from the outdoor area
of ALTITUDE Sky Lounge
City Sights is a striking expansion featuring a glass-walled balcony a dizzying 22 stories above street level, accessed via glass sliding doors that fully open across the length of the balcony. Its indoor lounge area is served by a full bar, while modern furniture, eye-catching light displays and high top communal tables invite guests to mix and mingle over signature libations and small bites.

“ALTITUDE Sky Lounge is a favorite spot for everyone visiting or living in San Diego, so we’re excited to see how the guests will respond when they see City Sights,” said Jim Durbin, general manager of San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter. “City Sights will bring socializing at ALTITUDE Sky Lounge to the next level. There aren’t many places in San Diego that can offer the panoramic views we have right here.”

A nighttime view of downtown San Diego
from City Sights’ balcony
City Sights is within ALTITUDE Sky Lounge and atop the San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter hotel, steps away from popular San Diego attractions including the Padres’ PETCO Park, Horton Plaza, the San Diego Convention Center and the lively dining and nightlife scene of the historic Gaslamp Quarter. Accolades of the hotel and ALTITUDE Sky Lounge include placements in Travel + Leisure’s “America’s Top 30 Outdoor Bars,” Condé Nast Traveler’s “Top 25 Best Bars in the World,” Sunset’s “Top 10 Rooftop Bars in the West,” multiple Trip Advisor Certificates of Excellence and more.

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