Hilton San Diego Bayfront announced the appointment of Shaun Robinson to general manager of the 1,190-room bayfront hotel featuring more than 165,000 square feet of flexible meeting space and located just steps away from the San Diego Convention Center. In his new role, he will ensure that Hilton San Diego Bayfront maintains its excellent reputation in providing purposeful and passionate customer service while continuing to enhance the guest experience for leisure, business and group travelers. Robinson joins Hilton San Diego Bayfront from Hilton Anaheim where he oversaw more than 1,000 team members as general manager, a position he held since 2011.
With over 40 years of extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge and management expertise to the property. Throughout his tenure with Hilton, Robinson has held a number of leadership roles including general manager at several Hilton Hotels & Resorts properties including, Hilton Anaheim, Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, Doubletree by Hilton San Diego/Del Mar and Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas. He’s also held a variety of other executive leadership roles from resident manager to director of catering in hotels across San Diego, Irvine, Minneapolis and Beverly Hills. While at Hilton Anaheim, he oversaw a $100M renovation project, transforming the 1,574-room hotel into a state-of-the-art destination.
Originally from Liverpool, Shaun began his career in the industry with an apprenticeship at the Edgcumbe Hotel in Cornwall, England while attending Camborne Hotel School.