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Green Practices & Initiatives

DoubleTree by Hilton San Diego - Hotel Circle is committed to being a green, environmentally-conscious hotel. We believe that making even small efforts to reduce the amount of waste can have a great impact on our environment. We've implemented practices to support recycling and conscious use of resources throughout the hotel. DoubleTree San Diego hopes that our guests appreciate and take advantage of the strategies in place, joining us in an effort to protect the environment and reduce our footprint.

Property-wide initiatives:

  • Energy saving lights to reduce power usage throughout the hotel
  • Motion-activated sensors for fixtures & lighting
  • Live plants to improve indoor air quality
  • 100% smoke-free policy, to support cleaner air
  • Paperless when possible, with paperless checkout encouraged
  • Digital news options (USA Today – The Point & Wall Street )
  • Digital library for HHonors Members (for games, magazines, & books)

Guest Rooms:

  • Recycling bins
  • Water-saving bathroom fixtures
  • Recycled paper products
  • Linen re-use program
  • 3rd day wash cycle for bedding during an individual stay
  • Energy saving in-room thermostats

Meeting Rooms:

  • Electronic sales tools
  • Electronic correspondence to reduce paper usage
  • Linen-free table setup option
  • Natural light meeting rooms when possible
  • Reuse of office supplies
  • Energy saving meeting room thermostats


  • Recycling of kitchen oil with biofuels company
  • High efficiency washers
  • Use of china, to reduce waste of disposable products