About Cortez, San Diego, CA
Cortez Hill, distinguished, and one of San Diego’s oldest residential neighborhoods, it was named for the famous El Cortez Hotel. Views include Balboa Park, the bay and the Pacific Ocean and beyond, as well as the urban scene below. Victorian-style homes dot the area, along with condominiums and apartments. The hill’s topography separates it from much of Downtown’s hustle and bustle, yet its closeness makes it a very desirable address.